National Museums of Kenya Director Antiquities - Sites and Monuments Jobs

National Museums of Kenya Director Antiquities - Sites and Monuments Jobs


Position Functions:

  • Reporting to Director General and working in collaboration with other directorates,
    The position holder shall contribute to the formation and implementation of overall NMK policies and strategic planning for the development and expansion of Museums Sites and Monuments;

  • Setting conservation standards and practices for the Museums Sites and Monuments;

  • And the development of the public programmes which include exhibitions education and other outreach programmes and community links.

  • The officer will also be required to liaise with Director of Research with a view to promoting relevant research and disseminating research information to the public in their respective regions;

  • Promote National/International institutional partnerships with relevant stakeholders related to public programmes and heritage conservation management;

  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the staff and of the team working with the directorate.

  • The officer, in liaison with the heads of stations in various regions and the Director of HR and Administration will ensure effective staffing and staff development;

  • Provide leadership and support to regional heads, Nairobi Museum and the coordinators of public programmes and physical planning;

  • Account for and co-ordinate the planning of activities in the directorate; administer, allocate, and be accountable for the resources allocated from the directorate’s budgets to the regions and Nairobi Museum; and liaise with the Director General and legal office on legal issues relating to museums, sites and monuments.

  • The officer will further, in collaboration with various directorates and in line with NMK policy and standards stimulate and take active part in the fundraising efforts and support
    and monitor the development of revenue generation in the Museums Sites and Monuments;

  • Advise and coordinate proposal writing and grant applications linked to the Directorate of Antiquities, Sites and monuments; ensure effective internal communication and flow of information within the directorate and with other directorates and Director General’s office;

  • Promote networking and exchanges between the NMK regional units and the National Museum of Kenya;

  • Promote National/International institutional partnerships with the relevant stakeholders related to public programmes and heritage conservation management;

  • Maintain quality control of all outsourced services in relation to the directorate’s activities.

  • The position holder will moreover perform any other relevant duties as assigned from time to time.

    Qualification requirements:

    The applicant must:

  • Have served in the grade of a Assistant Director, National Museums, Sites and Monuments or a comparable position in a reputable organization.

  • Be in possession of a Masters Degree in a relevant scientific field of study plus seven years experience in a reputable organization.

  • Have demonstrated high administrative and leadership skills.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Museums of Kenya Director Antiquities - Sites and Monuments Jobs



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