Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - NGEC

Programme Officer II
The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position;
Job Group: NGEC 6
Terms Of Service: 5 year contract. May be renewed subject to satisfactory performance
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA,
Ref: NGEC/HR/05/2018 – Posts (5)

Requirements

·         Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the listed field: Sociology, Gender, Human Rights or any other relevant field from a recognized University;
·         A minimum of 3 years working experience in programming in any of the following fields; gender, human rights, development and governance working with persons with disability, youth, children and marginalized communities and the elderly;
·         Demonstrate a thorough and comprehensive understanding of gender issues and knowledge of project design, development and implementation.
·         Excellent report writing, communication, presentation and data collection skills.
·         Must be computer literate;

Responsibilities

·         Prepare and implement work plans;
·         Developing concept papers for field / Research work
·         Prepare budgeted proposals for resource mobilization and for the implementation of annual work plans;
·         Establish and strengthen strategic linkages with development partners and stakeholders;
·         Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and other reports as may be required from time to time.
·         Organize workshops, conferences and seminars and provide all the necessary administrative and technical support required.


Legal Officer II
The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position;
Job Group: NGEC 6
Terms Of Service: 5-year contract. May be renewed subject to satisfactory performance
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA,
Ref: NGEC/HR/04/2018 – Post (2)

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University in Kenya
·         Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law or any other approved or recognized institution in Kenya.
·         Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
·         A minimum of 3 years post admission experience in a human rights or gender related area Possess a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution
·         Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

·         Assisting in the development of legal advisories on legal matters arising within the Commission’s mandate;
·         Representing the Commission in legal matters and attending court on behalf of the Commission.
·         Assisting in formulating, reviewing and follow-up of Commission’s legal policies, contracts, Memorandum of
·         Understanding (MOUs) and any other legal documents;
·         Receiving and processing of day-to-day complaints made to the commission relating to special interest groups
·         Archiving data on legal issues vi) Conducting field visits and investigation missions;
·         Undertaking research in line with the Commission’s mandate;
·         Assisting in facilitation of formal hearing and inquiries by the Commission


Supply Chain Management Assistant
The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position;
Job Group: NGEC 7
Terms Of Service: 5 year contract. May be renewed subject to satisfactory performance
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA,
Ref: NGEC/HR/06/2018

Requirements

·         Possess a Diploma in Procurement or Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution; NOTE; A
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management from a University recognized in Kenya is an added advantage;
·         Be a registered member of KISM in good standing and a holder of a valid practicing Certificate.
·         Have at least two (2) years’ experience in a similar or comparable position from a reputable organization
·         Have knowledge of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.
·         Possess a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution.

Responsibilities

·         Update and maintain store records;
·         Inspect goods that are delivered to the store by the suppliers;
·         Prepare and issue local purchase orders to the suppliers;
·         Assist in preparation and assemble bid documents e.g. quotations and requests for proposal;
·         Receiving and issuing of stores
·         Preparation in the opening of bid documents.
·         Ensure timely procurement of goods and services


Assistant Director, Legal & Compliance
The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position;
Job Grade: NGEC 3
Terms Of Service: 5-year contract. May be renewed subject to satisfactory performance
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA,

Ref: NGEC/HR/01/2018
The officer will be the Head of Department responsible to the Director, Programs and Research.

Requirements

·         A bachelor’s degree in Law from a University recognized in Kenya
·         A Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law NOTE: A Master’s degree in Law with specialization in human rights or in gender studies from a recognized University is an added advantage.
·         Current Member of the Law Society of Kenya and with a valid practicing Certificate.
·         Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
·         Computer literacy
·         Good understanding of international human rights law and practice including international reporting mechanisms
·         At least six (6) years’ post-admission experience in Constitutional or Human Rights practice two (2) of which must have been in a Supervisory Or management position
·         Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) Duties and responsibilities

Responsibilities

·         Being the legal Advisor to the Commission
·         Representing the Commission on all legal matters
·         Instituting Public Interest litigation on all matters concerning the commission’s mandate
·         Develop, implement and monitor the budget for the legal department to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
·         Providing leadership and technical expertise in the development of standards for the implementation of policies for the realization of Economic and Social Cultural rights.
·         Review bills/laws/policy documents and give legal opinions and advisory on integration of principles of equality and inclusion.
·         Write reports and draft advisories on compliance of state with all treaties and conventions ratified by relating to gender equality and freedom from discrimination relating to Special interest groups
·         Maintain a database of all complaints on equality and inclusion related to the special interest groups and liaise appropriately to ensure they are addressed
·         Coordinate and supervise investigations and other field missions and facilitate mechanisms for formal hearings and inquiries by the Commission.
·         Responsible for the performance management, training and development of staff and interns in the department to ensure achievement of the Department’s mandate


Assistant Director Finance & Planning
The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position;
Job Group: NGEC 3
Terms Of Service: 5-year contract. May be renewed subject to satisfactory performance
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA,
Ref: NGEC/HR/03/2017

Qualifications

·         Have served as a Finance officer for a minimum period of eight (8) years, three (3) years of which should have been as in-charge of the finance/accounts department in a Public Sector organization
·         Possess a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Commerce (Finance/Accounts Option), or comparable qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Possess a Master’s degree in Commerce, Finance/Accounts option, or comparable qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Be in good standing with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
·         Possess a certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
·         Be conversant with Public Financial Management laws and regulations;
·         Be conversant with computerized systems of budget making and monitoring;
·         Have knowledge and experience in use of the Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (IFMIS);
·         Have demonstrable professional competence, managerial and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Responsibilities

·         Formulating, recommending and implementing sound financial management policies, standards, systems, strategies and procedures at the Commission;
·         Initiating preparation of budgetary proposals to Government and addressing all matters raised by parliamentary oversight committees;
·         Coordination of budget planning, implementation and analysing Medium Term Expenditure (MTEF) budget;
·         Providing advisory services to the commission with regard to financial and accounting matters;
·         Providing advisory services to the Commission with regard to resource mobilization;
·         Liaising with the Commission’s independent auditors to ensuring that all financial accounts and records meet Government’s, donor and other stakeholder requirements.
·         Ensuring that there is timely adjustments of work plans to commensurate with the resources voted in the budget;
·         Preparing monthly and quarterly expenditure forecast as a basis for discussion with treasury for release of funds;
·         Initiating proposals and seeking funds for additional expenditures and re-allocation of voted funds;
·         Coordinating and designing the financial aspects for all donors’ contracts and agreements;
·         Preparing required financial reports for all contracts projects and programmes
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the requirements may submit their applications together with:
1.      A detailed Curriculum Vitae;
2.     A copy of National Identity Card and
3.     Certified copies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts and other relevant support documents;
All applicants should attach a copy of the letter of appointment to their substantive post showing current position and salary;
Applicants should submit three (3) names of referees one of which must be the current employer and their mobile telephone and e-mail contacts.
Please Note that:
The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
Persons with Disabilities, Youth, People from Marginalized groups and Minority communities who meet the requirements of the advertised job are especially encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and will be required to get clearance from KRA, CID, EACC, HELB and CRB
It is a criminal offence for any applicant to provide false information and documents in the job application
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
A candidate who applies online must scan and attach all the required documents. All 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
NAIROBI
OR
Email to: hrjobs2018@ngeckenya.org
Please clearly indicate the job reference number on the subject line and on the envelope. To reach the Commission on or before 12th February 2018.

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