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Secretary General Deputy Job in Kenya - UN

Secretary General Deputy

Grade KNC 10
Reports To Secretary General/CEO
Classification Top Management
Remuneration Gross monthly package Ksh. 326,594 – 420,840 Pm
Leave Allowance – Ksh. 10,000

Medical Allowance – As per scheme rules
Group Life & Accident Cover– As per scheme rules
Terms Contract (4yrs renewable) with service gratuity
The officer will be responsible to the Secretary General/CEO for overall policy and strategy formulation and implementation of the five UNESCO Technical Programmes in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Commission’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets. This will entail inter alia:
·         Represent the Secretary General/CEO when called upon;
·         Provide overall leadership and guidance within the Directorate of Technical Programmes;
·         Ensure the development and implementation of the overall budget, annual operational plans, and performance contract of the Directorate of Technical Programmes ;
·         Ensure the establishment of effective and efficient administrative structures, processes, systems and internal controls in the Directorate of Technical Programmes;
·         Oversee general administration and planning activities in the Directorate and influence procedural or policy changes to improve operations and quality service delivery;
·         Coordinate the preparation of Board papers from the Directorate and provide follow up activities as may be required;
·         Coordinate the processes for formulation of UNESCO policies, programmes, strategies, and plans and ensure their implementation thereof;
·         Coordinate monitoring and evaluation of compliance to UNESCO protocols, conventions and treaties;
·         Advise and promote UNESCO partnerships and linkages within the Directorate;
·         Manage effective internal and external office communication’s;
·         Review, interpret and advise on the recommendations of the five (5) Programme and Expert committees;
·         Advise and recommend on the official position on UNESCO related matters; and
·         Any other tasks as may be assigned by the Secretary General/CEO.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
·         A minimum of a Master’s degree in any of the above fields namely; education; environmental sciences; social sciences; arts; communication or information sciences from a recognized and accredited institution;
·         Possession of Doctorate degree in any of the above fields will be an added advantage
·         Have served at Director level or its equivalent for a minimum period of three years OR have eighteen (18) years cumulative, relevant and continuous work experience in a reputable organization eight (8) of which should have been in an equivalent or comparable senior management position dealing with leadership and senior management responsibilities
·         Demonstrated proven ability and results in heading an equivalent or comparable senior management portfolio;
·         Demonstrated proven leadership capabilities in financial, material and human capital management within a reputable institution;
·         Demonstrated proven ability and results in coordinating multiple portfolios of a reputable organization with a national or international character;
·         Demonstrated good industry knowledge in either the education; natural sciences; social sciences; culture; or communication and information sectors including involvement with ongoing national reforms;
·         Demonstrated working experience in the formulation and/or implementation of international agreements/conventions/protocols and processes within the UNESCO areas of competence;
·         Demonstrated wide experience in national and/or international policy formulation processes;
·         Demonstrated good international exposure in international meetings and processes
·         Demonstrated working knowledge/experience of institutional partnerships/collaboration frameworks
·         Demonstrated competence and experience in dealing at Board levels of an Institution.
Personal qualities
·         Diplomatic, pro-active, approachable, flexible, have integrity and commitment to production results, self-motivated, dependable, organized, professional and must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity.
How to apply
·         Download the KNATCOM 1A form from the website
·         Complete the form and sign (Do Not attach any documents)
·         First send a soft copy in word format to (Do Not attach any documents)
·         Secondly, send a hard copy to:
The Secretary General/CEO
Kenya National Commission for UNESCO
P.O. Box 72107-00200
National Bank Building, 16th Floor
Harambee Avenue
Note: Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Valid Clearance certificates from EACC, HELB, KRA & CID is mandatory.

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