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NGO Jobs in Kenya – NCPWD

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) is a State Corporation established in November, 2004 by an Act of Parliament (Persons with Disabilities Act 2003) with the mandate to formulate and implement policies that are geared towards mainstreaming persons with disabilities to the National economy.

To achieve this mandate, the Board seeks to fill the following positions which have fallen vacant

Director / Chief Executive Officer

NCPD 1
1 Post

Job Summary: Reporting to the Council Board, the Executive Director will provide visionary leadership through implementation of the Board’s decisions in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Corporation’s goal, objectives and agreed performance targets.
Core Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:
  • Ensure that NCPWD has a long-range strategy which achieves its Mission, and towards which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals.
  • See that the Board is kept fully informed on the condition of the NCPWD and all important factors influencing it
  • Responsible for the day today management of the Council affairs
  • Serving as the Secretary to the Council Board
  • Providing leadership and strategic direction in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
  • The accounting officer of the Council;
  • Serve as the link between the Board and the members of staff;
  • facilitating and recommending to the Board the long term strategies, business plans and annual operating budgets and establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures;
  • Implement and review the strategic plan to advance the organization’s vision, mission and objectives;
  • Ensure compliance and implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 2003 and other national and international instruments relevant to Persons With Disabilities;
  • Collaborate with key local, international partners and other stakeholders to promote the rights and development of persons with disabilities;
  • Oversee the implementation of organization operational procedures, policies and standards;
  • Oversee operations of the Council including management of the Council assets including Human, Financial and other resources;
  • Ensure that annual systems Audit is conducted and recommendations addressed;
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the quality and value of services and products provided by the Council;
  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship;
  • Acting as the principal spokesperson of the Council.
  • Developing, motivating, deploying and retaining talented staff of the Council through succession management, performance appraisal and personal development
  • Developing and strengthening local and international partnerships
  • Mobilizing of resources, deploying and effective utilization of the same
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be directed by the Board
Job Requirements

The successful candidate shall be a Kenyan citizen with:
  • A Masters degree in any of the following fields; Strategic management, Social Sciences, political science, development studies, human rights, communication or other related to the job
  • Post graduate qualification in management will be an added advantage.
  • Atleast 10 years experience in organization management of public or private instututions
  • Strong leadership, team player and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of regional and international instruments relating to Persons with Disabilities and general human rights.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution at a senior level.
  • Knowledge of performance contracting, negotiating and change management.
  • Good public relations skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.
  • A person of high integrity;
  • A strategic thinker.
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
Candidates shortlisted for interview must submit:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  • Clearance letter from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance by the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of Recognition and Equation from the Commission of University Education for those with foreign degrees
  • Clearance from the Kenya Credit Bureau services
Terms of Service: 3 years contract renewable upon successful performance

Chief Human Resource Management Officer
NCPD 4
1 Post

Job Summary: Reporting to the Deputy Director – Corporate Affairs, an officer at this level will be responsible for all Human Resource management functions which include recruitment, training and development, performance management employee grievance and disciplinary handling, counseling etc to ensure optimal contribution of HR to the organization.
 
Core Duties and Responsibilities


  • Establishment and management of an efficient and effective, professional and sustainable Human Resource (HR) system;
  • Ensuring maintenance of personnel policies, rules, standards and procedures governing terms and conditions of service;
  • Advising on administration of the Career Progression Guidelines and progressions.
  • Planning, coordination and direction of Human resource services in the Council in such areas as recruitment and promotion, placement/deployment, staff training and development, employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare;
  • Providing advice to the Heads of departments and staff in all HR related issues
  • Ensuring new employees are properly inducted in the organization ensuring that accurate job descriptions are in place as well as providing assistance in writing JDs
  • Coordinating with the Management and HODs in ensuring the employee performance appraisals are scheduled and done
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance activities through monitoring attendance, staff absences and recommending solution to solve attendance difficulties.
  • Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures
  • Managing and monitoring the processes of payroll while ensuring adherence to the statutory requirements
  • Ensuring that all employees and managers are aware of the HR policies and procedures and any periodic changes thereof
  • Ensuring that all required information and records relating to the employees are safely kept.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Deputy Director
Job Requirements

The successful candidate shall be a Kenyan citizen with:
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management/Personnel Management/Business Administration/Industrial Relations, Social Sciences or any other related and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Human Resource Management/Personnel Management/Business Administration/Industrial Relations/Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management;
  • Five (5) years of uninterrupted relevant experience, three (3) of which must be in a senior position;
  • Attended a Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution;
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM); and
  • Excellent oral, Written and presentation skills
  • Computer Application skills.
Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer
NCPD 5
1 Post

Job Summary: Reporting to the Deputy Director – Corporate Affairs, an officer at this level shall be responsible for overall management of the Supply Chain department. 

The officer will be required to assist in planning for all the supplies needs of the Council and formulating supplies policies and guidelines.
Core Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ensuring compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act and Regulations
  • Maintaining database of approved sources of supply, and research into new and alternative sources;
  • Advising management on all matters regarding value for money on all procurements
  • Receiving all the tender applications and compiling them for the Tender Committee;
  • Conducting market research and advising on market forces; and any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
  • Preparing Local Purchase Orders (LPOs); Cash/LPO procuring and proper storage;
  • stock-taking and disposal of unserviceable and obsolete stores;
  • Generating procurement reports; Scrutinizing all requisitions; identification of shortages and losses and making appropriate recommendations;
Job Requirements

The successful candidate shall be a Kenyan citizen with:
  • Five (5) years of uninterrupted service with at least three (3) years relevant experience in supply chain management at a senior management level
  • A Master’s degree in Supplies Chain Management or
  • A Masters degree in Economics/ Commerce /Business Administration or other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution with a Postgraduate Diploma in Supplies Chain Management or equivalent Post Graduate diploma from a recognized Institution;
  • Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or its equivalent
  • Computer Application skills.
Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable

Candidates shortlisted for interview must submit:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
  • Clearance letter from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance by the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of Recognition and Equation from the Commission of University Education for those with foreign degrees
  • Clearance from the Kenya Credit Bureau services
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the position being applied for and addressed to:
 
The Ag. Director
NCPWD
Waiyaki Way – Next to Kabete Barracks
P.O Box 66577 – 00800, 
Nairobi

Or hand delivered at the NCPWD offices along Waiyaki Way, opposite ABC Place

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NCPWD is an equal opportunity employer thus persons with disabilities, women and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.


All applications should be received on or before 8th August 2014 at 5pm

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