District Field Operations Assistants

Ministry of State for Planning, National Development and Vision 2030 wishes to recruit suitable candidates to fill the posts of District Field Operations Assistants (DFOAs).

Requirements and Experience

The suitable candidate is expected to have:

  • Knowledge of major developmental issues confronting Kenya and GoKs policies, priorities and approaches to address them;
  • Knowledge in managing results based development;
  • Good personnel attributes and team work
  • Good advocacy, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Good command in the use of standard computer software packages;
  • Motivated and have the ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Be fluent in English and Kiswahili; written and oral and good report writing skills.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Statistics and Mathematics (minimum, Lower Second Class Division) or equivalent from a recognized university. Graduate level qualification in the above subjects would be an advantage;
  • Have knowledge of project cycle with emphasis on activity based work planning, budgeting and accounting;
  • Work experience in decentralized development planning, participatory approaches and techniques or monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage; and
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen aged below 45 years.


    Interested Applicants should submit their application, detailed Curriculum Vita (CV), three referees, copies of certificates and other testimonials to the following address.

    The application should indicate the e-mail address, telephone (including mobile phone) contacts as well as the current and expected remuneration of prospective candidates.

    Applications should be clearly marked" Application for District Field Operations Assistant", CEISP and addressed or hand delivered to the following address by 7th August, 2009:

    The Permanent Secretary

    Ministry of Planning,

    National Development and Vision 2030

    Treasury Building,

    P.O. Box 30005- 00100,

    Nairobi, Kenya

    OR for Hand Delivery Drop in Room 303, Treasury Building

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