National Land Commission Chief Research Officer Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Chief Research 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
    following positions:

    Chief Research Officer

  • An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for the implementation of the,
    Constitutional mandate – Article 67 (2,3) to ‘Conduct research related to land and the use of natural
    resources, and make recommendations to appropriate authorities.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions;

  • Directing the work of the Senior Research Officers.

  • Defining the work targets and outcomes for Senior Research Officers.

  • Assist in conducting of annual performance reviews and meetings.

  • Assist in the production of knowledge and its management and dissemination

  • Enabling management and external partners/clients to understand the result and
    implications of research and knowledge management results on the land sector.

  • Manage and undertake research and analysis on major areas of land reform.

  • Develop National
    Land Commission’s resources and materials including online profiling of land matters and reform.

  • Prepare funding proposals and bids

  • Develop and maintain contact databases and engage with National Land Commission’s stakeholders.

  • Support networks of stakeholders in the field.

  • Implement the setting up of the National Land Policy and Research Centre.

  • Conducting research site visits.

  • Ensure correct and objective researched information on land is disseminated nationally
    and internationally.

  • Participate in the Directorates budget and procurement process.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication or its equivalent from a recognized institution

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • Research Certification – SPSS

  • Certificate in Management course not lasting less than four weeks a recognized institution

  • Must have at least six ( 6) years’ experience three (3) of which at senior officer or equivalents

  • PhD in relevant field will be an added advantage

    Applicants must possess level of knowledge and skills in the following areas;

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation

  • Knowledge of professional standards

  • Information, cultural and media literacy

  • Proficiency in Computer applications

  • Good Communication skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Chief Research Officer Jobs in Kenya


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