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

Vacancy: Administration Officer III
Ref No: 
1 Position

Reporting to: Manager, Human Resource & Administration
Duty station: Nairobi
Duties and Responsibilities
·                     Supervision of office services – telephone, cleaning, messengers and registry
·                     Allocation of office accommodation, furniture and equipment and keep records thereof.
·                     Effective management and administration of transport services including allocation of vehicles and supervision of drivers
·                     Undertake coordinated maintenance of office buildings
·                     Coordinate vehicle maintenance and servicing, cleaning services
·                     Authorize vehicle journeys and administer work tickets.
·                     Procurement of insurance for motor vehicles.
·                     Settle utility bills – water and electricity – and keep records thereof.
·                     Co-ordinate security matters in all NACADA Offices.
·                     Co-ordinate the conduct of fire drills in consultation with the appropriate safety agents, and put in place safety equipment like fire extinguishers.
Qualifications and Competencies
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Management/ Business Administration from a recognized institution
·                     Minimum 3 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.

Vacancy: Manager, Human Resource & Administration

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Reporting to: Director Finance and Administration
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duties and Responsibilities

·                     Planning, organization, administration and control of activities in Human Resource and Administration sections;
·                     Implementation of human resources management policies, rules and regulations;
·                     Develop and implement the human resources management strategy to ensure that the Authority’s objectives are met.
·                     Develop and continuously update human resource management and administrative policies and procedures including an optimal performance management system;
·                     Develop and implement appropriate human resources strategies on HR planning, recruitment, staff retention and succession management;
·                     Responsible for talent management and staff development;
·                     Offer technical support and advice on all administrative issues to ensure that systems are developed and maintained in NACADA;
·                     Supervise and manage key staff in human resource and administration Units;
Requirements for Appointment
·                     Master’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration from a recognized University;
·                     Must have a Higher National Diploma in Human Resources Management or Membership to IHRM;
·                     Seven (7) years proven experience and track record in management of Human Resources and Administration functions with at least three(3) at management level;
·                     Thorough knowledge of Labour laws and policies;
·                     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 with a working knowledge of IHRMIS or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) modules.

Programmes Officer
Ref No:
1 Position
Reporting to: Regional Programme Manager
Duty Station: Nyeri

Duties and Responsibilities

·                     Support the Regional Programme Manager in planning, implementation and monitoring of alcohol and drug abuse intervention program in the region;
·                     Facilitate partnership linkages and working relationships with the public, private sector, and the general public;
·                     To prepare monthly and quarterly work-plans and budgets for the Regional Office in liaison with the Regional Programme Manager;
·                     Facilitate evaluation of alcohol and drug abuse programs in liaison with the Regional Programme Manager;
·                     To prepare monthly and quarterly progress reports;
·                     Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Competencies
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university;
·                     Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in a similar position
·                     Skills in community/resources mobilization and ability to work with diverse groups of stakeholders;
·                     Knowledge of alcohol and substance of abuse legislation, policy and related mitigation;
·                     Knowledge of programme design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and budgeting;
·                     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.
How to Apply

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 Thursday 21st August, 2014.

NACADA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Youth, Women and Persons with Disabilities are particulary 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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