County Administrator Job in Marsabit, Kenya

County Administrator

The Collaborative Centre for Gender and Development is looking for suitable candidates to fill the position of County Administrator in the following areas; Garissa, Turkana, Marsabit, Mandera, West-Pokot, and Samburu.

The candidate will be reporting to the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Coordinator & Administration Support Officer.

Tasks and Responsibilities

The County Administrator shall take charge of the county-based implementation of program/project action plans and shall perform the following among other


  • Assist in identifying, mobilizing and conducting community awareness on FGM, GBV, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
  • Document and keep daily records of events as well as consolidate weekly reports to the program
  • Work with government stakeholders to support coordination efforts on the county level of FGM, GBV, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support.
  • Work with county-based multi-sector working groups and in particular network of CSO, counselors and Community health promoters to ensure their active participation and effective reach to the grassroots.
  • Work with a network of counselors and Community health promoters to identify and mitigate FGM, GBV, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support issues within the program scope.
  • Work with CCGD Finance to manage the finances of the project within the county prudently.
  • Work with CCGD communication to ensure relevant messages and information about the program reaches the target group and serves the desired purpose.
  • Plan and organize FGM, GBV, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support events in liaison with the coordinator and other staff at CCGD
  • Promote good working relations with host CSO and create the right environment to support the program.
  • Receive/host program visitors and assist them appropriately
  • Report any developments that may affect the project adversely or promote it
  • Perform any other duties you may be asked to do occasionally by your supervisor and CCGD


  • University degree in humanities and social sciences or other relevant area or equivalent professional experience with preference given to gender and humanitarian qualifications.
  • Demonstration of good working knowledge/experience with implementing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) initiatives. 
  • Minimum 2 years substantive work experience with an excellent professional track record within NGO management especially in emergency/ humanitarian program implementation. 
  • Excellent program development and report writing skills.
  • Experience or familiarity with managing the requirements of institutional donors.
  • Proven skills in developing and leading teams delivering on performance targets. 
  • Budget monitoring and management Proven management ability and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving and leadership skills. 
  • Ability and willingness to work in an insecure and unpredictable environment with movement
  • Gender and other religious and cultural diversity/Sensitivity.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities in personal workload

How to Apply

Send your application letter and Curriculum vitae only to the HR officer at and copy clearly indicating the position you are applying for before 8th June 2023.

 Please note that only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Local residents & speakers of the local dialect are encouraged to apply. N/B; Certificates and testimonials are not required at the application stage.