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Government Jobs in Nairobi Kenya - NACADA

The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) was established vide an Act of Parliament in July 2012, and mandated to coordinate a multi-sectoral effort aimed at preventing, controlling and mitigating the impact of alcohol and drug abuse in Kenya.

NACADA wishes to recruit a dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant position:

NAC 4 
(1 Position)
Reporting to: Manager, Human Resource & Administration
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
Duty station: Nairobi
Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Preparing and managing correspondences, reports and documents;
·                     Organizing and coordinating meetings, conferences and travel arrangements.
·                     Attending to visitors and handling telephone calls and appointments.
·                     Setting up and maintaining hard and electronic filing systems.
·                     Providing administrative support to departments and individuals.
·                     Coordinating the flow of information both internally and externally.
·                     Ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents, including classified materials.
Job Specifications
Requirements for Appointment
·                     Diploma in Secretarial studies from a recognized examining body (KNEC).
·                     Diploma in Business Administration/ Management from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
·                     Minimum 5 years work experience in a similar position.
·                     Ability to work under minimal supervision.
·                     Have high level of integrity and a Team player.
·                     Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
·                     Be fluent in written and spoken Swahili and English.
·                     Excellent computer skills.

Manager - Treatment & Rehabilitation
NAC/ MTR/01/15
(1 Position)
Reporting to: Director Research and Policy Development
Terms: Permanent and Pensionable
Duty station: Nairobi
Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Support and coordinate treatment & rehabilitation of persons with substance use disorders (SUD’s) by the County Government.
·                     Undertake regular inspections of Treatment and Rehabilitation centres in the Country.
·                     Formulate and disseminate a National policy for Treatment & Rehabilitation.
·                     Liaise with key stakeholders in both public and private sectors on treatment of persons with Substance Use Disorders.
·                     Coordinate provision of psycho-social support to persons with (SUD’s) as well as their families.
·                     Support mainstreaming of National policies on treatment and rehabilitation of drug-related offenders in other institutions.
·                     Undertake research on applicable treatment models in the Country.
Requirements for Appointment
·                     Masters in Medicine, Psychiatry or Nursing from a recognized University.
·                     Seven (7) years’ experience in managing and planning of treatment and rehabilitation services with at least three (3) years at management level.
·                     Excellent interpersonal skills and a participatory management style;
·                     Must meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution 2010 on Integrity.
·                     Excellent capability for critical judgment, management and problem solving skills.
·                     Excellent computer skills.

Director - Research & Policy Development
1 Post


Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer
Terms: Five (5) Year Contract
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Provide strategic leadership in the Directorate and support the Authority in developing policies, systems and strategies.
·                     Developing, validating and updating NACADA’s research policy and strategy.
·                     Spearheading and coordinating the Authority’s research assignments;
·                     Collecting and analyzing macro-economic, socio-economic and fiscal data on ADA.
·                     Identifying individuals and institutions to partner with NACADA in generating objective evidence for policy formulation.
·                     Developing networks between the Directorate and other researchers in the field of ADA in the public and private sectors, locally, nationally and internationally.
·                     Developing, monitoring and ensuring effective implementation of ADA related policies.
·                     Developing and disseminating policy briefs on various ADA related policy issues.
Job Specifications
Requirements for Appointment
·                     Master’s degree in Public Policy, Public Health, Economics or Development Studies from a recognized University;
·                     A PhD in a related field will be an added advantage;
·                     Ten (10) years’ relevant experience with at least Five (5) years in senior management level;
·                     Excellent interpersonal skills and a participatory management style;
·                     Must meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution 2010 on Integrity;
·                     Excellent capability for critical judgment, strategic management and problem solving skills;
·                     Excellent computer skills and knowledge of statistical application packages.
Candidates should forward their applications by post, courier or hand-delivery, enclosing current and detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, day time telephone contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up the appointment if successful, and names, addresses and emails of (3) three professional referees.

All applications MUST have the job reference number clearly marked on the envelope so as to reach the undersigned not later than Monday, 23rd February 2015.

NACADA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Youth, Women and Persons with Disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Chief Executive Officer,
National Authority For the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse,
NSSF Building, Block A, Eastern Wing, 18th Floor,
P.O. Box 10774-00100 GPO,

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