County Government of Nyeri Director, Social Services Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Nyeri Director, Social Services Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning and implementing programs related to social affairs in the County.

  • Planning and implementing program related to gender and social development affairs

  • Maintaining records and lists of all gender, marginalized groups and social development related activities within the county;

  • Providing technical and administrative guidelines to the relevant stakeholders on implementing County supported programmes/ projects;

  • Contributing to the formulation and preparation of project proposals, work plans and strategy documents in the department.

  • Conducting research to support programme /project activities in the directorate.

  • Ensuring the integration of a gender equality, cultural diversity and human — rights based approach in program/activities design, implementation and reporting

  • Acting as strategic and policy advisor on social related matters to the chief officer in the department.

  • Coordinating ordering, acquisition, inventorying and disposition of the directorate resources.

  • Providing research on social services development.

  • Collaborating with other institutions, agencies, organizations and NGOs dealing with the welfare and development of vulnerable groups with a view of raising awareness and ensuring implementation of decisions and programs

  • Participating in monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the programs/projects in the directorate.

  • Performing any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor.

    [Requirement for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Social Work, psychology or Community Development; or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • Master’s Degree in any of the following: Sociology, Social Work, psychology or Community Development from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • A minimum of Seven (7) years’ experience in relevant work and at least three (3) years in a managerial position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of county/National goals, policies and development objectives and the ability to translate them into social development programs/projects.

  • Members of the Kenya Institute of Social Work KISWCD.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Nyeri Director, Social Services Jobs in Kenya

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