NGEC Commission Secretary Jobs in Kenya

NGEC Commission Secretary Jobs in Kenya



The National Gender Equality Commission is a constitutional Commission established by an Act of Parliament in August 2011, as a successor commission to the Kenya National Human Rights and Equality Commission pursuant to Article 59 of the Constitution.

NGEC derives its mandate from Articles 27, 43, and Chapter Fifteen of the Constitution; and section 8 of NGEC Act (Cap. 15) of 2011, with the objectives of promoting gender equality and freedom from discrimination.

Overall Goal

  • The over-arching goal for NGEC is to contribute to the reduction of gender inequalities and the discrimination against all; women, men, persons with disabilities, the youth, children, the elderly, minorities and marginalized communities.For more click the About Us section above.

    Salary :

  • As Gazetted by SRC

    Terms of Service:

  • 5 year Contract. Eligible for re-appointment for a further term of 5 years

    Other benefits:

  • Medical cover, Group life Insurance and WIBA

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Commission Secretary shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission
    and head of the Commission’s Secretariat and shall be responsible to the Commission for the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Implementation of all Commission decisions, policies and programmes;
  • Providing leadership to the Secretariat to ensure the Commission attains
    high levels of professionalism and ethical standards in implementing its mandate;
  • Ensuring safe custody of all the Commission’s inventories, assets and documents;
  • Preparing estimates of revenue and expenditure of the Commission before the commencement of every financial year;
  • Ensuring annual estimates are approved by the Commission before commencement of the financial year and before they are submitted to National Treasury;
  • Ensuring all proper books and records of accounts of income expenditure, assets and liabilities of the Commission are presented to the Commission every quarter;
  • Preparing final accounts for submission to the Auditor General within three months after the end of each financial year;
  • Undertaking Resource mobilization for the Commission’s programmes and activities;
  • Preparing report(s) of the Commission under Article 254 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 8 (l) of the National Gender and Equality
    Commission Act, 2011; and
  • Performing all other duties as may be assigned by Commission from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    To be considered for this post, a candidate must:

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have had at least ten years proven
    experience at management level.
  • Has had extensive experience in public administration; and
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Other Attributes

    In addition to the above qualifications, the suitable candidate should possess the following skills and attributes: -

  • Strong leadership and strategic management skills;
  • Demonstrable Financial management, planning and budgeting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral;
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills; and
  • Ability to work in stressful and demanding environments.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements may submit their applications together with :

  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • Acopy of the National Identity Card;
  • Certified copies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts and any other relevant support documents;
  • Clearance from:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) ;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

    DRAFT 1

  • All applicants should attach a copy of their letter of appointment to their substantive position showing current post and salary;
  • Applicants should submit three (3) names of referees one of which must
    be the current employer and their mobile and e-mail contacts.

    Please Note :

  • The Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disability, Youth, People from Minority groups and Marginalized communities who meet the requirements of the advertised job are
    encouraged to apply.
  • Only Shortlisted condidates will be contacted
  • It is a criminal offence for any applicant to provide false information and documents in the job application
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • A candidate who applies online must scan and attach all the required documents.

  • All applications should be addressed to:

    The Chairperson
    National Gender and Equality Commission
    Solution Tech Building, Longonot Road, Upper Hill
    P O Box 27512-00506
    NAIROBI

  • The applications may be sent by email to: [email protected] OR
  • Posted OR Hand delivered so as to reach the Commission on or before 24th December 2018 before 5.00pm

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