Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.41, 590 – Ksh.55, 840 p.m. – (Job Group ‘M’)
Chief Gender Officer Job Qualifications
- Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Gender Officer, Job Group ‘L’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
- A Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and
- Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya; attended Senior Management Course in a recognized institution;
- Membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable); and
- Demonstrated professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
Note: Possession of a certificate in Gender Studies, Gender and Development or any other relevant course lasting not less than or in aggregate of at least one (1) month from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities for the Chief Gender Officer Job
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
- Implementing gender, socio economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence projects and programmes;
- Collecting, compiling and analyzing gender disaggregated data on Ministries/ Departments, Counties and Agencies; following up Gender Based Violence cases for conclusive resolution;
- Analyzing Ministries/Departments, Counties and State Agencies reports on appointments, nominations and promotions to establish the level of compliance with the two – third gender principle;
- Developing data banks for gender programmes and information on gender mainstreaming and socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and Gender Based Violence policies, programmes and projects; monitoring the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Gender Based
- Violence in the area of jurisdiction and identifying programmes to address them; and sensitizing stakeholders on gender related issues including Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Gender Based Violence (GBV).
How to Apply
- Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
- THE SECRETARY/CEO PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMMISSION HOUSE P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100 NAIROBI
- Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
- THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS COMMITTED TO AVAILING EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO ALL KENYANS. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES,THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
- Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates. Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview. Applications should reach the Commission on or before 23rd November, 2016.