National Land Commission Chief Land Use Planing Officer Jobs in Kenya
National Land Commission Chief Land Use Planing Officer Jobs in Kenya National Land Commission (NLC) is an Independent Constitutional Commission established and under Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and operationalized by the National Land Commission (NLC) Act,2012, the Land Act and the Land Registration Act, 2012.
The broad mandates of the Commission are inter-alia; to manage public land on behalf of the National and County Governments, recommend a National Land Policy to the National Government, advice the National Government on a Comprehensive program for the registration of Land throughout Kenya, to conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources and make recommendations to appropriate authorities and initiate investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint into present or historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress.
Conversely, Pursuant to Article 252 1(C) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and National Land Commission Act of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the
Chief Land Use Planing Officer
An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for providing technical and professional
support to the Principal Land use Planner in the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation
of Land Use Planning strategies throughout the country.
Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor the adherence of the National government, Counties, Agencies and Communities to standards and guidelines for development control in their execution of land use plans
Scrutinize land alienation plans for public land to ensure they are in line with the provisions of the law
Make recommendations on plans submitted by management bodies for approval by the commission following a review of their compliance to the provisions of the law
Conduct research on matters relating to land use planning at inter-county and county and make recommendations for continuous improvement as assigned
Review land use action plans for specific assigned projects such as residential housing
schemes, industrial estates and recreational facilities and make recommendations on their suitability
Assist in collecting land use planning information and emerging issues and provide feedback to inform land use guidelines and standards
Provide technical and professional assistance to counties and other agencies in implementing land use planning policies, strategies, standards and programmes
Provide technical and professional assistance to counties on planning and acquisition of land for public utilities
Supervise the maintenance of an up to date inventory of existing plans prepared by the
national and county governments
Conduct public education on land use planning and development control matters to promote awareness
Assist in overseeing land use planning processes for strategic national projects
Assist in preparing and overseeing implementation of guidelines and regulations for
management of public land
Conduct research on land suitability and make recommendations on land acquisition and land banking
Academic and Professional Qualifications
For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or any other relevant field from a recognized institution
Be a Member of a recognized professional body
Certificate in Management course not lasting less than four weeks from a recognized institution
Must have at least six ( 6) years’ experience three (3) of which at senior officer or equivalents
Applicants must possess level of knowledge and skills in the following areas;
Knowledge of relevant legislation including Land Act, Land use Planning Law, Urban Areas and Cities Act
Knowledge of relevant professional standards
Proficiency in Computer applications
Good Communication skills
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Chief Land Use Planing Officer Jobs in Kenya
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