Special Programmes Director Job in Kenya

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Special Programmes Director Job in Kenya

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions in the County Government of Taita Taveta.

Ref No. CPSB/TTC/077/2022

 POSITION: DIRECTOR SPECIAL PROGRAMMES JOB GROUP CPSB 03

 Number of Posts: One (1) Post

Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract

Basic Salary Scale: As provided for by the Salaries and Remunerations Commission

Duties and responsibilities

  • Coordinating the formulation of disaster management policies, strategies, guidelines standards, statutes and institutional framework;
  • Initiating and coordinating research in disaster management and dissemination of findings to the stakeholders in the county;
  • Providing advice on the development of operational standards and guidelines in disaster risk reduction and preparedness; overseeing the management and distribution of relief food, nonfood items and acting on tax exemption applications for disaster response goods and services; coordinating psychosocial support, conflict resolution and peace building;

  • Spearheading resettlement, construction and rehabilitation of destroyed homes and social amenities; initiating and overseeing the provision of non-food items and start- up capital;
  • Coordinating resource mobilization for relief and recovery, relief operations, disaster recovery and rehabilitation programmes; overseeing disaster early recovery operations for response, relief and recovery;
  • Monitoring, evaluating and approving reports on all disaster occurrences; facilitating training, advocacy and education in disaster management; overseeing the development of sustainable solutions and recovery programmes for IDPs;
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of the departmental strategic plan;
  • Ensuring the development and review of departmental annual work plans and budgets; managing departmental performance;
  • Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity;
  • Overseeing management of departmental assets and finances;
  • Managing and developing departmental staff; and,
  • Performing any other duties that may be assigned by the

Qualifications

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Disaster Management for a minimum period of three(3) years; or its approved equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Disaster Management, Disaster Management and Sustainable Development, Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Building and Conflict Management, Geography, Counselling, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science/Government, Physical Science, Natural Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Disaster Management, Disaster management and Sustainable Development, Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, Peace Building and Conflict Management, Geography, Counselling Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Natural Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Registration to a professional body;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six
  • (6) weeks from a recognized institution or its equivalent;
  • Certificate in computer application

How to Apply

All applications should be addressed and delivered to:

The Secretary/CEO County Public Service Board

Private Bag VOI

OR

Hand delivered at the at the County Public Service Board offices in Voi; located opposite Dan Mwanzo Hall, along the Moi County Referral Hospital and River Jordan Medical Centre.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Candidates MUST clearly indicate the position being applied for by quoting the vacancy reference
  • Candidates MUST attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport
  • The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Friday, 13th January 2023.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply
  • Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified

Warning: Beware of fraudsters! The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board does not charge any fees for purposes of processing applications or facilitating interviews. In case of people soliciting for bribes, the same should be reported to the nearest police station.

 The Board’s official telephone number remains 0710988455.

 SECRETARY/CEO

COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

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