National Drought Management Authority County Drought Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

National Drought Management Authority County Drought Information Officer 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 Information Officer

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • ensuring quality control of data collection and analysis;
  • coordinating food security and drought management data collection analysis;
  • coordinating of county drought early warning systems;
  • ensuring timely production of drought early warning bulletins and publications;
    supporting dissemination of drought early information to relevant stakeholders
    with particular emphasis to drought prone communities;
  • supporting bi-annual national and county food security assessments; supporting
    ad hoc national and county rapid food security assessments and other surveys
    (nutritional surveys, market surveys, urban vulnerability surveys, etc.);
  • organizing skills training courses at county levels to build the capacity of officers
    involved in the early warning data collection and analysis;
  • spearheading development of manuals and guidelines for management of
    drought early warning system;
  • promoting integration of GIS and remote sensing tools into early warning
    systems; providing information to all drought management divisions through the
    administration of contingency planning, early warning system and contingency
    funds software; and spearheading research activities aimed at enhancing
    effectiveness and performance of the drought early warning system.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served in the grade of Data Analyst in the Authority or in a comparable and
    relevant position in the public sector or large private sector organization for a
    minimum period of six (6) years with demonstrated administrative and
    professional proficiency in work performance
  • Bachelors degree
    in any of the following disciplines:- 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;
  • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- 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 Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than
    four (4) weeks from a recognized institution OR Certificate in Senior
    Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized
    institution;
  • Certificate in Project Management from a recognized institution; and
  • Computer Literate;

    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‚Äôs 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 Information Officer Jobs in Kenya

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