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Republic of Kenya
 
Wajir County Government
 
Wajir County Public Service Board
 
Vacancies Re-Advertisement

The Wajir County Public Service Board seeks to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill these vacant positions:


Deputy Director – Disaster and Humanitarian Coordination
Advert No. WCPSB/009/14 
Job Group
 Q
1 Position

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To conduct regular site visits to NGOs and maintain close coordination mechanisms
  • Building capacity of the community on disaster preparedness and emergency response and ensure inter-sectoral linkages for coordination.
  • Maintain a register of all NGOs and CBOs operating in the county, with their precise sectors, affiliations and location of their activities
  • Receive, analyze, monitor and evaluate the quarterly and annual reports of NGOs
  • Conduct regular site visits to NGOs and maintain close coordination mechanisms
  • Ensure the fundamental principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Independence and Neutrality are adhered to by all the NGO’s working in the county
  • And any other duty assigned by the Director.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Kenya Preferably in Disaster management and Humanitarian Assistance, Social Sciences or Project Management and Monitoring
  • Masters degree relevant to the roles of the position will be added advantage
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in Humanitarian work, project management, community work and public service.
  • Proven communication, computer literacy and report writing skills.
Senior Humanitarian Coordination Officer
Advert No. WCPSB/010/14 
Job Group L
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The incumbent shall be responsible for the day-to-day management of the County coordination of humanitarian affairs and ensure inter-sectoral linkages and coordination assignments.
  • Organize regular coordination meetings with sub-county cluster partners, building when possible, on existing sector coordination and ensure that humanitarian needs are identified by planning and coordinating joint inter-departmental, initial rapid assessments.
  • Formulate and submit progress reports on NGO partnership to ensure continuous and time efficient project implementation and reporting.
  • Ensure the fundamental principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Independence and Neutrality are adhered to by all the NGO’s working in the county
  • Provide timely and reliable information on humanitarian, food security and disaster issues at the county
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of Bachelors’ degree in Disaster management and Humanitarian assistance from a recognized University in Kenya with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience.
  • Proven communication, computer and report writing skills.
  • Fluency in local languages of the County
Senior Disaster Management Officer
Advert No. WCPSB/011/14
Job Group L
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Play lead role in the strategic planning and management of disasters in participatory collaboration with development partners, international agencies, CSOs and other bodies.
  • Play a key role to ensure availability of the various resources for Disaster Management at all levels from County Government sources and partners.
  • To encourage collaboration and partnerships for the purpose of realizing synergies, providing linkages, promoting trust, goodwill and ownership of the Disaster Management System.
  • Assess and identify disaster sub-regions, evolve strategies for the sub-counties, integrate county strategic plan, harmonize Disaster Management for all disasters and provide for co-ordination of all Disaster Management-related activities;
  • Promote continuous stakeholder consultations with relevant line departments, to enhance co-ordination of interventions;
  • Promote and facilitate co-ordination and access to research based information for Disaster Management.
  • Promote mass sensitization and awareness creation on Disaster Management and Climate Change for the general public;
  • Design Disaster Management Policy which stresses the Paradigm Shift to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Approach, including the EWS, preparedness, prevention and mitigation.
  • Any other work related duties assigned
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of Bachelors’ degree in Disaster Management /Humanitarian Assistance /Sustainable Development from a recognized University in Kenya with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience.
  • Proven communication, computer and report writing skills.
  • Fluency in local languages of the County
Forest Officer
Advert No. WCPSB/032/14
Job Group K
6 Positions

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the forests under their control consistent with the objects of management in sub counties
  • Attend to the various works connected with the protection and improvement of the forests, propagating of trees and production of forest produce as well as its utilization and marketing
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the climatic, edaphic and bioitic factors influencing the state of forests, the distribution of forests and their classification and type.
  • Able manage forest nurseries and know how to plant trees and how to sow seeds, when and where.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor Degree in any of the following fields; forestry, Natural Resource Management
  • Diploma in Forestry or Natural Resource Management with a minimum of three (3) years experience.
How to Apply:-

A cover letter and a detailed CV together with all academic and professional certificates and testimonials should be sent in a sealed envelope (clearly marked on its left top corner with the advert reference number and job title) so as to reach

The Secretary/Chief Executive
Wajir County Public Service Board
P O Box 45 – 70200, 
Wajir

on or before September 7th, 2014.

Hand delivered applications should be dropped off and signed for at the offices of the County Public Service Board.

NB: Those who applied previously for the positions are required to REAPPLY


Secretary/Chief Executive
Wajir County Public Service Board

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