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Program Officer Job in Kenya - CoG

Program Officer – Gender, Infrastructure and Energy
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Program officer will ensure effective and flexible coordination and implementation of CoG programmes under the Infrastructure and
Energy Committee by ensuring activities are implemented as per their terms of reference and that gender is mainstreamed.

·         Coordination of intra and inter agency and governmental consultations on Infrastructure and Energy sector issues, including existing and evolving energy policies, legislation, regulations and programmes;
·         Coordination and harmonization of CoG views and perspectives on energy and infrastructure matters;
·         Providing technical assistance in terms of information, research, policy analysis, and resource development for county governments across a range of policy issues
targeting the development of transport infrastructure for increased accessibility of all parts of the country;
·         Establishment of an effective research and knowledge management platform for sharing best practices in the sector in comparison to other jurisdictions to enhance improved service delivery;
·         Review legislation and policies affecting the sector and making proposals for the benefit of the Counties interests, to be done in close collaboration with stakeholders in the sector;
·         Report on progress and achievements to the Council of governors;
·         Providing a framework for the review and mainstreaming gender and development partners engagement and support to county governments on energy provision and
management issues
·          Undertake any other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


·         A Bachelors Degree in law, Development Studies, International Relations, Public Administration or any other relevant field.
·         A minimum of 5 years experience in programme coordination or relevant assignments
·         Strong leadership capabilities and a demonstrated record of successful leadership of
·         multi-disciplinary teams;
·         Understanding of gender issues;
·         An understanding of the Kenya Constitution 2010 and devolution;
·         Strong report writing skills.
·         Have demonstrated a high degree in work ethics and competencies.
·         Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution.
How to Apply
Interested persons should download and duly fill the COG APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT FORM and send the duly completed form, CV, cover letter, copies of ID,
certificates, testimonials, current and expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees to
 on or before Friday, 13th October 2017 and indicate the
name of the position you are applying for as the Email subject.

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