International Foundation for Electoral Systems IEBC Electoral Logistics and Transport Senior Consultant Jobs in Kenya

International Foundation for Electoral Systems IEBC Electoral Logistics and Transport Senior Consultant Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

  • IFES advances democracy for a better future. We collaborate with civil society, public institutions and the private sector to build resilient democracies that deliver for all.

  • Our technical assistance and applied research develops trusted electoral bodies capable of conducting credible elections; effective and accountable governing institutions; civic and political processes in which all people can safely and equally participate; and innovative ways in which technology and data can positively serve elections and democracy.


  • Under the FCDO-funded Kenya Electoral Support Programme (KESP), IFES provides technical assistance to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). IFES is recruiting one Electoral Logistics and Transport Consultant to support the work of the IEBC’s Directorate of Voter Registration and Electoral Operations (DVREO).

  • DVREO is responsible for the management of voter registration and electoral processes. This involves planning (specifying), gathering, cataloguing, and organizing the delivery of materials to support the electoral activities among other responsibilities.

  • The Consultant will provide support to the Voter Registration Department under DVREO and report to the IEBC’s Electoral Operations Manager.

    Job Responsibilities

  • The Electoral Logistics and Transport Consultant is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of all aspects of the Commission’s logistical requirements for the August 9, 2022 elections.

    Major Duties And Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of the IFES Kenya Country Director and the DVREO Electoral Operations Manager, the Consultant will:

  • Advise the IEBC Operations & Logistics Department on the development of a comprehensive logistics and transport procedure to support election operational needs;

  • Support and contribute to the drafting of the IEBC national & county logistics plan for activities including but not limited to candidate nomination, election day deployment and retrieval of electoral materials, equipment and
    polling results;

  • Provide guidance on logistical operations activities of the IEBC at both the HQ and County Offices to ensure the delivery of election materials (strategic and non-strategic) across Kenya in support of varied electoral activities. Transportation activities will be subject to guidance and advise from the Commission;

  • Conduct a needs assessment on inventory and warehousing of electoral materials of the IEBC at both HQ and county level.

  • Assist the IEBC in the coordination of logistical support requirements to carry out the electoral activities in a timely cost-efficient manner;

  • Undertake any other duties, tasks and responsibilities required for the successful conduct of electoral activities.

    Skills And Specifications

  • 10 to 15

  • Practical experience of working with an election commission is an advantage;

  • Good communication skills on all fronts, as well as excellent interpersonal skills to ensure free flow of logistics processes;

  • Ability to work as part of a team whenever it is necessary to do so;

  • Good analytical skills and ability to prioritize in the face of multiple tasks;

  • Excellent time management skills to ensure efficiency in service delivery; and

  • Advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of various software including Excel, Power-Point and Word.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; International Foundation for Electoral Systems IEBC Electoral Logistics and Transport Senior Consultant Jobs in Kenya

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