National Cohesion and Integration Commission Commission Secretary-CEO Jobs in Kenya

National Cohesion and Integration Commission Commission Secretary-CEO Jobs in Kenya

  • The National Cohesion and Integration Commission was established to facilitate and promote equality of opportunity, good relations, harmony and peaceful co-existence between persons of different ethnic and racial communities of Kenya and to advise the Government on all aspects thereof.

  • Pursuant to the provisions of Section 20 of the National Cohesion and Integration Act No.12 of 2008, the Commission intends to recruit a highly professional self-driven individual to fill the following vacant position:

    Commission Secretary/CEO - (One vacant position)

    Overall Job Summary

  • The Commission secretary/CEO is responsible for the provision of leadership in the development and implementation of strategies and structures to ensure overall achievement of the institutions objective.

  • The Commission Secretary is also the accounting officer of the Commission.

    Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Commission’s strategic plan, align the strategic plan with the directorates and departments functions to ensure efficient and effective operations in the Commission.

  • Support the implementation of the constitutional and legal mandate of the Commission.

  • Oversee coordination of programmes geared towards alleviating all forms of ethnic discrimination and promote diversity and knowledge creation, capacity building, advocacy and pertinent policy development to ensure achievement of a peaceful, united, harmonious and integrated Kenyan society.

  • Oversee and ensure prudent financial management; adequate budgetary allocations; establishment of strict approvals and adherence to approved budgetary allocations.

  • Oversee staff to ensure the Commission attains high level of professionalism and ethical standards in execution of its entire mandate, policies and programmes.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Commission’s Annual Work Plans to support efficiency and effectiveness in the implementation of the Commission strategic plan within set timelines and quality

  • Oversee the development and implementation of transparent and prudent procurement and operational processes that enhance efficiency in the utilisation of the Commission’s resources.

  • Keep safe custody of the Commission key documents to ensure exposure only to authorized
    persons, ensure ease in accessibility when required and to sustain the institutional memory.

  • Provide leadership in the recruitment of highly competent staff to ensure the Commission has the capabilities required to effectively deliver on the Commission’s mandate.

  • Report to the Commissioners on all matters relating to the Commission to facilitate decision making.

  • Build and manage good relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as the contact person for the stakeholders.

  • Allocate work to the officers in the Commission based on the specific area of operations.

  • Oversee performance management in the Commission and report on the performance of departments and sections to the Commissioners.

  • Give input in the design of internal HR policies.

  • Ensure staff compliance with public service values and ethics and implement the Commission’s code of conduct.

  • Oversee transport and logistics management to ensure smooth flow of operations.


  • Master’s degree in any relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya

  • At least Eighteen (18) years’ experience, eight (8) of which should have been in a senior position that involves mapping out the strategic direction of comparable institution/ directorates

    Skills (attributes)

    The Commission Secretary/CEO should possess the following attributes;

  • Good work ethic

  • Leadership skills

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Negotiation skills

  • Ability to build and lead cohesive teams

  • Problem solving skills

  • Good skills in resource mobilization

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Cohesion and Integration Commission Commission Secretary-CEO Jobs in Kenya

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