National Drought Management Authority County Drought Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

National Drought Management Authority County Drought Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Vacancies have arisen within the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) for the
positions of County Drought Coordinator (CDC), (1 post ) in the Salary Scale NDMA 3.

The Authority therefore invites applications from suitable candidates for the vacant positions

  • County Drought Coordinator

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • Promoting the implementation of strategic development interventions that enhance
    resilience to drought and climate change
  • Overseeing implementation of drought resilience, preparedness, response and recovery
    programs and projects.
  • Coordinating the adoption of systems and mechanisms developed at National level for
    efficient drought management.
  • Ensuring drought risk management is mainstreamed in the county planning and
    budgeting processes.
  • Ensuring that drought response and resilience activities are timely and appropriate,
  • Coordinating drought resilience interventions by various governmental and nongovernmental actors such as UN agencies, NGOs, CBOs and FBOs to facilitate efficiency
    and synergy.
  • Overseeing development and improvement of the Drought Early Warning System (EWS)
    to take care of emerging situations
  • Coordinating the implementation of the cascaded Authority’s strategic plan
  • Coordinating development of the County work plan and budget;
  • Mentoring and coaching county staff
  • Overseeing performance management in the county
  • Ensuring the staff at the county comply with the procedures and plans of the Authority.
  • Coordinating the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the county.
  • Responsibility for the operations and performance of the county office
  • Responsibility for the adherence to the financial standards and regulations
  • Responsibility for adherence to the Public Procurement and Disposal laws

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience and having served in the grade of Assistant
    Director or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public sector or a large private
    Sector organization for a
    minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in either Range Management, Agriculture, Livestock, Economics or
    Agricultural Engineering Rural Development Studies, Mathematics, Statistics, computer
    Science, Environmental Management, Developmental Studies, Agricultural Economics,
    Community Development, Information Science or Project Planning and Management
    from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in either Range Management, Agriculture, Agriculture Engineering,
    Livestock, Disaster Management, Rural Development Studies, Economics, Mathematics,
    Statistics, computer Science, Environmental Management, Developmental Studies,
    Agricultural Economics, Community Development, Information Science or Project
    Planning and Management from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Leadership Development lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a
    recognized institution;
  • Computer Literacy
  • Demonstrated administrative and professional proficiency in work performance and
    exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to
    relate them to proper management of the Drought Risk Management Sector.

    How to Apply
  • Interested qualified applicants should send their applications accompanied with detailed CVs
    and testimonials to hr@ndma.go.ke.
  • Applications may also be dropped at the Authority’s offices located on the 17th floor of Lonrho House,
    along Standard Street, Nairobi.
  • Deadline for submission of applications is 10th June, 2019
  • Applicants from within NDMA are required to send their applications through their respective heads
    of departments.
  • NDMA is an equal opportunity employer
  • For more information and job application details, see; National Drought Management Authority County Drought Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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