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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

NGEC Principal Programme Officer Vacancy in Kenya

The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC)
Our Vision: A society that upholds gender equality, dignity, respect and fairness for all
Our Mission: To effectively and efficiently promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination for all persons in Kenya
The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) invites applications form suitably qualified candidates for the position of Principal Programme Officer.
Gross Salary Scale: Kshs. 180,000.00 p.m
Terms of Service: 5 year contract renewable
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA
Ref: NGEC/HR/1/2017-1 Post
Requirements for the Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an applicant must have:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Gender Studies, Sociology, Business/Public Administration or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from recognized Institution
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience on programs related to any one of the following fields: Gender, Human Rights, Public Education, Social Research and Development
  • A demonstrable understanding of equality and inclusion issues for special interest groups as defined in the Constitution of Kenya
  • Must have knowledge in use of computer applications
  • Must have a thorough understanding of National goals, policies and development objectives as in Kenya Vision 2030
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative ability as shown in work performance and results
The Duties and Responsibilities
The Officer will be responsible to a Programme Manager. Duties and responsibilities to this post include:
  • Developing, implementation and evaluation of strategies and interventions promoting equality and inclusion for special interest groups
  • Developing program thematic strategies in line with the overall NGEC strategic plan and programming guidelines
  • Preparing and implementing departmental work plans and budgets
  • Designing and supporting cross-cutting operational research, advocacy work and public education in the Commission’s programmes
  • Enforcing the implementation of the rights based approaches and the social inclusion analysis in programming work
  • Coordinating capacity building initiatives for program officers and assistants, public and private sector for the purpose for promoting gender equality and freedom from discrimination
  • Developing and maintaining sustained partnership, strategic linkages and alliances with alll the stakeholders identified by the Commission
  • Developing and implementing public and private monitoring and audit strategy and plans for various thematic groups
  • Identifying new funding sources and generating concept notes and proposals in line with thematic strategies
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual programme reports
How to Apply
i) Qualified candidate should submit their application together with detailed Curriculum Vitae; a copy of National Identity Card and certified copies of Academic Certificates, Testimonials and other relevant supporting documents
ii) All applicants should state their present salary
iii) Attach a copy of the letter of substantive appointment to their current position where applicable
iv) names of three (3) referees and their mobile and e-mail contacts.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Commission Secretary/CEO
National Gender and Equality Commission
Solution Tech Building, Longonot Road, Upper Hill
P O Box 27512-00506
To reach the Commission on or before 3rd March, 2017, (latest by 5.00pm).
Please Note that
The Commission is an equal opportunity employer . Persons with Disability, Youth, People from Minority and Marginalized groups, communities who meet the requirements of the advertised job are especially encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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