The County Governments Act (CGA Section 48-53) has established decentralised units for the delivery of services at the counties. These decentralised units are as follows:
1. Office of the sub-county administrator
These offices are in charge of the sub-counties equivalent to the constituencies within the county as established under Article 89 of the Constitution of Kenya (CoK).

The sub-county administrator is responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of the general administrative functions in the sub-county unit, including :
i. The development of policies and plans;
ii. Service delivery;
iii. Developmental activities to empower the community;
iv. The provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services;
v. The county public service;
vi. Exercise any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86; and
vii. Facilitation and coordination of citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services.
In carrying out the functions and obligations above, the sub-county administrator is responsible to the relevant county chief officer.

Embu County Government has the following sub-county administrators:

Henry Nthiga Nyaga     Mbeere South
Kinyua Stephen      Manyatta
Donatah Mugo      Mbeere North
Bernard Njiru      Runyenjes
2. Office of the ward administrator
The office of the ward administrator at the ward level within the county is provided for in Article 89 of the CoK and CGA section 26.
The ward administrator coordinates, manages and supervises the general administrative functions in the ward unit, including:
a) The development of policies and plans;
b) Service delivery;
c) Developmental activities to empower the community;
d) The provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services;
e) The county public service;
f) Exercise any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86; and
g) Coordination and facilitation of citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services.
In carrying out the functions and obligations above, the ward administrator is responsible to the sub-county administrator.
3. Office of the village administrator
There is established the office of the village administrator at the village units determined by the county assembly.A village administrator coordinates, manages and supervises the general administrative functions in the village including:
a) Pursuant to paragraph 14 of Part II of the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution-
i. Ensuring and coordinating the participation of the village unit in governance; and
ii. Assisting the village unit to develop the administrative capacity for the effective exercise of the functions and powers and participation in governance at the local level;
b) The exercise of any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86
In carrying out the functions and obligations above, a village administrator is responsible to the relevant ward administrator.