National Land Commission Land Administration Officer Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Land Administration 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:

    Land Administration Officer

  • An Officer appointed position will be responsible for the compilation of various land
    administration correspondences, verification of property and surveying particulars and the
    development of applications on land development, to ensure all standards of the directorate are
    adhered to.

    Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Compile and draft land allotment letters and submit to the Senior Officer for review and onward transmission

  • Draft Valuation requisition forms for determining of rent and stand premium, to ensure
    correct payments are made to the Commission

  • Compile and draft letters to forward executed titles and documents for registration for review and approval by the Director

  • Draft briefs on communicating decisions on applications for extensions and renewal of leases and submit for review to Senior Officer and onward transmission

  • Process development application and establish status of land, to keep up to date files on land for faster retrieval of information

  • Conduct
    site inspections, and compile findings, reports and make recommendations for submission to the Senior Officer for review

  • Verify property and surveying particulars, to ensure that all procedures and processes of land acquisition has been adhered to

  • Capture new files into the file tracking system, for easy retrieval of information on specific files that need urgent follow ups

  • Update land records in land administration, to ensure continuous flow of information within the commission

  • Process applications for land and land development and submit for review by the Senior officer, to ensure standardization of development processes and alignment of the process to the set standards and guidelines of the Directorate

  • Receive and respond to complaints based on land matters and escalate the issues raised to the relevant parties

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics, Land Management, Land Administration, Real Estate Management, Geography Law, Anthropology , Sociology or any other relevant course from a recognized institution

  • Three (3) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable
    organization

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

  • Relevant legislations for the land sector

  • Professional Standards

  • Land use legislation and by-laws

  • Land use application and appeals process

  • Land claims and negotiations processes

  • Proficiency in Computer applications

  • Good Communication skills

    How to Apply

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


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