Migori County Gender and Equality Director and Gender and Equality Deputy Director jobs-August 2015

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Republic of Kenya

County Government of MigoriOffice of the County Public Service Board

Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act No.17 of 2012.

Director, Gender and Equality
JG “R”:
One (1 Post)
MCPSB / 105/2015

Reporting to the Chief Officer in charge of Gender and Equality, the Director, Gender and Equality is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of Gender and Equality Policies and Programs in Migori County.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Development and implementation of Gender and Equality policies and programs in the County;
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of gender and equality policies and programs in the County;
  • Promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination in the County;
  • Conduct and coordinate research activities on matter relating to Gender equality and freedom from discrimination;
  • Investigate any matter in respect of principles of equality and freedom from discrimination in the County;
  • To conduct audits on the status of special interest groups including minorities, marginalized groups, Persons With Disabilities (PWD’s), women, youth and children in the County;
  • Coordinate and facilitate main streaming of issues of gender, persons with disabilities (PWD’s) and other marginalized group in the County;
  • Coordinate and organize Public Education Programs on Principles of equality and freedom from discrimination in the County;
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or, Gender and Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Master’s degree in development studies, gender/women studies, social studies is an added advantage;
  • At least five (5) years experience in a gender related environment at senior management level
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Terms of Service: Permanent /Contract

Deputy Director, Gender and Equality
JG “Q”:
One (1) Post)
MCPSB / 106/2015

Reporting to the Director, Gender and Equality, the Deputy Director will be responsible for implementation of Gender and Equality policies and programmes in Migori County:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implementation of Gender and Equality Policies and programmes
  • Conduct of audits on the status of special interest groups including minorities, marginalized groups, persons with disabilities (PWDs), women, youth and children in 3. Developments of work plans and budgets;
  • Implementations of work plans,
  • Organize Public Education Programmes on gender issues in Migori County;
  • Generation of Gender Data Sheet;
  • Establishment of Gender Units,
  • Carry out any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies or Gender and Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience in gender responsive environment;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Terms of Service: Permanent / Contract
How to Apply

1. All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:

The Chairman
Migori County Public Service Board
P.O Box 365- 40400
Migori- Suna

2. Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board located at Msomi Teachers’ College in Migori County.

3. All applications should reach the Chairman Migori County Public Service Board on or before Friday 21st August, 2015.

4. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original Identity Cards, Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials.

5. For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearance:
Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA
Clearance Certificate from HELB
Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
Note:
Women, People With Disabilities(PWD’s) and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply,
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
Migori County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer.

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