Administration Officer Job in Kenya

Administration Officer

 Position Objective

  • To support in development, coordination and reporting on all matters FLLoCA pertaining to the Committee and overall COG.
  • The Officer will work under the Technical Lead in charge of the Water, Environment and Climate Change and Forestry guided by the existing institutional instruments.

Terms of Reference

  • Specifically, the FLLoCA administration Officer will deliver on the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Strengthen the coordination processes between National and County Governments to promote consultations and cooperation on matters FLLoCA program
  • Provide technical assistance to Counties in review and development of
  • County climate change related policies, laws and regulations and any other statutory instruments required for effective implementation of the Program
  • Facilitate confirmations for participation of County Governments in capacity
  • building trainings and workshop including follow-ups and availing relevant supportive information in planning to the TNT&PIU and other relevant MDAs
  • Support in data collection, research, and dissemination of necessary information to relevant County Governments officials i.e. Climate change departments and climate change units
  • Support in documentation, monitoring, verification, reporting of county climate actions information to support national and county planning, budgeting, decision making and monitoring of locally level actions.
  • Develop minutes, reports, articles, presentations, participants lists, to support in implementation of the program
  • Follow up on the implementation and reporting of key action points and resolutions arising from County Governments engagements forum with the NT, PIU, CCD and other relevant MDAs.
  • Provide technical assistance to county Governments on any administrative and financial requirements related work including queries and emerging issues pertaining implementation of the FLLoCA program
  • Support the Maarifa Center in mapping and documenting Climate change
  • related knowledge management products including best practises to promote peer to peer learning between County Governments
  • Steer implementation of the COG FLLoCA work plan and budgets
  • Support county governments in strengthening Climate Change established systems including Climate Change Units
  • Support Counties in Climate related processes i.e. local climate change impacts and vulnerabilities, climate finance mechanisms and funding opportunities, conducting Participatory climate change risk assessments and developing adaptation plans
  • Support the administration department of the Council in the program related operations.
  • Any other task assigned by the Supervisor in supporting the Committee

Minimum required qualifications and competencies for the Position

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management, Economics, Project management or a related field, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management.
  • At least Six (6) years of experience in Project Management, Administration/Operations, Environmental Management, or related field of study
  • Familiarity with climate change policies, laws, mitigation adaptation strategies and regulations.
  • Requisite knowledge and experience in devolution space in Kenya
  • Experience in working with Government both at National and County level in policy and program level
  • Previous experience working with the government and/or development partners on Water, Forestry, environment, climate change or related field is an added advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in Administrative work and knowledge management
  • Good organisational and communication skills to undertake stakeholder consultations and engagements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Ability to develop, implement, and monitor Project plans and Programs at the county level.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation frameworks for Programs.
  • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with various stakeholders, including county government officials
  • Knowledge of project management principles and tools.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.

Duration of the Assignment

  • The duration of the engagement will be three (3) years renewable for a similar term subject to performance and availability of funds. 

How to Apply

Interested persons should send their CV with names and addresses of three referees and Cover letter to on or before Friday 23rd June 2023, indicating the name of the position in the subject on the email.
Council of Governors is an equal opportunity Employer. Persons living with disabilities and Persons from the marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.