KNCHR Directorate of Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

KNCHR Directorate of Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

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The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution created under Article 59 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and established by the Government of Kenya through an Act of Parliament (the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act, 2011) and in accordance with the United Nations Principles relating to the Status of National Institutions (Paris Principles).

KNCHR’s mandate includes furthering the protection and promotion of human rights in Kenya, acting as a watchdog over the Government in the area of human rights, and the provision of Leadership in moving the country towards a human rights respecting state.

KNCHR fulfils its human rights mandate through five Directorates including: Complaints and Investigations, Research, Advocacy and Outreach, Legal Services, Regional Services and Corporate Services. The Commission has offices in Nairobi, Wajir, Kitale, Mombasa, Kisumu and Nyahururu.

Breakdown of the Academic Qualifications:

  • Directorate of Corporate Services

    Public Affairs and Communication Division (2 vacancies)

    Academic Qualification:

  • Degree in Communications, Journalism or Multi Media studies.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Photojournalism, Videography or Graphic design, Journalism, Communications or Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Proven knowledge of Social Media and Online Platforms.
  • Demonstrable knowledge in Graphic Design, Audio-Visual Production, Videography and Photography will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable interest in writing feature stories will be an added advantage.

    Key Duties
  • To work closely with Programme heads and staff in order to learn from the work of the Commission in various divisions.
  • Assist in Programme/Work plan implementation
    and assist in running and maintaining various Programmes in KNCHR,
  • Any other task that may be assigned by the Programme Officers.

    Key Qualifications:
  • A Degree from a recognized university in a relevant field as indicated in the break down below.
  • Fresh Graduate/Less than one year work / internship experience
  • Excellent ICT skills, with working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Tools.
  • Must be able to work effectively and independently with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Proven research, writing and communication capability
  • Demonstrable commitment to social justice.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Swahili

    How to Apply
  • For more information about the Directorates, Programmes/Divisions, visit the KNCHR website
  • If you possess the above qualifications, please submit your applications manually through the post office or by hand delivery in any of our offices, clearly indicating the position, the directorate and division you are applying to on both the cover letter and envelope, together with a detailed C.V, names and valid contacts of three referees, to reach us by 13th May, 2019 to
  • The Commission Secretary
  • Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
  • Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floor
  • P. O. Box 74359 – 00200
  • Nairobi.
  • For more information and job application details, see; KNCHR Directorate of Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

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