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DIRECTOR, GENDER- TWO (2) POSTS  – V/NO. 148/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 p.m. – Ksh.180,660 p.m.           (JOB GROUP ‘S’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Gender, Job Group ‘Q’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counselling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Gender and Development, Business Administration, Project Development and Management, Anthropology, Counselling, Project Planning and Management, Public Administration/Policy, Economics, Law or any other relevant social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable);
  • been conversant with emerging issues in the field of Gender mainstreaming, Social economic empowerment as well as gender related violence and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM);
  • demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence in Gender matters; and
  • a clear understanding of the Government Development Agenda and the ability to translate them into Gender related programmes and projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will responsible to the Secretary, Gender for the overall management of a Division at the headquarters. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • formulating, interpreting and implementing gender policies;
  • identifying, designing and implementing programmes/projects that promote Gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment and mitigate against FGM and SGBV;
  • monitoring prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV);
  • conducting appraisal on policies, programmes and practices across sectors to establish the level of gender responsiveness;
  • researching and benchmarking on gender issues;
  • overseeing the operations of the Gender Research and Documentation Centre;
  • facilitating the development of gender disaggregated data; and
  • promoting partnership with stakeholders on gender related matters.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, GENDER  – TWO (2) POSTS – V/NO. 149/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.109, 089 – Ksh.144, 928 p.m.                     (Job Group ’R’)

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3)years of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director for Gender, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counselling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Gender and Development, Business Administration, Project Development and Management, Anthropology, Counselling, Project Planning and Management, Public Administration/Policy, Economics, Law or any other relevant social science from a university recognized in Kenya
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable);
  • been conversant with emerging issues in the field of Gender mainstreaming, Social economic empowerment as well as gender related violence and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM);
  • a clear understanding of the Government Development Agenda and the ability to translate them into Gender related programmes and projects; and
  • demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence in Gender matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level may be deployed at the Headquarters to head a Unit/Programme or in a Ministry with complex gender issues to head Gender Function. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • coordinating gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment programmes and projects , Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) activities;
  • researching on and documentation of gender issues, including benchmarking on best practices;
  • monitoring prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV);
  • coordinating programmes for the reduction of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV);
  • promoting partnership and engaging with stakeholders on Gender related matters;
  • analyzing and interpreting gender disaggregated data;
  • coordinating, monitoring and evaluating projects/programmes under the section; and
  • managing and control of financial and other resources in the section.

SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, GENDER   – SIX (6) POSTS – V/NO. 150/2017

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 – Ksh.120,270 p.m.    Job Group ‘Q’

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade Principal Gender Officer, Job Group ‘N’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship Option), Anthropology, Counselling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Gender and Development, Business Administration, Project Development and Management, Anthropology, Counselling, Project Planning and Management, Public Administration/Policy, Economics, Law or any other relevant social science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • membership to a relevant professional body (where applicable);
  • been conversant with emerging issues in the field of Gender mainstreaming, Social economic empowerment as well as gender related violence and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM);
  • a clear understanding of the Government Development Agenda and the ability to translate them into Gender related programmes and projects; and
  • demonstrated outstanding professional and managerial competence in Gender matters.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level may be deployed at the Headquarters to head a Unit/Programme or in a Ministry with complex gender issues to head a Gender Function. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • facilitating Gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) activities;
  • monitoring gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) activities;
  • researching on and documentation of gender issues, including benchmarking on best practices;
  • providing guidance on Gender Mainstreaming in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Medium Term Plans;
  • coordination gender focal points across sectors;
  • monitoring prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV);
  • developing gender disaggregated data; and
  • engaging with partners and stakeholders on Gender related matters.

VACANCIES IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (PSC)

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS – ONE (1) POST- (PSC SCALE 7)-V/NO. 151/2017

Terms of Service:

Salary and Other Benefits:

Pensionable or Contract

Gross Salary:

Ksh.374,519 –

455,937 p.m. (60% salary and 40% allowances)

Annual Leave Allowance:

Medical:

Leave entitlement:

Ksh.40,000

As per the current medical insurance cover

30 days per leave year

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years in Public Communications, three

(3) of which should be in the grade of PSC Scale 6 or Job Group ‘R’ and above or in a comparable and equivalent position in the Public Service,

  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Communication Studies; Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Information Science, Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Communication

Studies; Mass Communication; Journalism, Public Relations; Information Science, Social Sciences or any other relevant field from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili; and
  • demonstrated outstanding professional competence and leadership capability in public communication as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • formulating, implementing and reviewing public communication policies and strategies;
  • collecting information on policies, programmes, significant events and disseminating the same to the media and public;
  • carrying out research on possible causes of negative publicity on the Commission

in the news media and developing appropriate strategies to address the negative publicity;

  • identifying Commission’s events that require packaging for dissemination to the

media and      the public;

  • preparing and organizing for fora where Commission policies, programmes and

projects   can be propagated and promoted;

  • preparing media supplements, documentaries, press releases/media features, planning publicity strategies and campaigns, writing and producing presentations and press releases; and
  • providing and updating clients and stakeholders with information about the

Commission’s  activities.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SERVICES – ONE (1) POST-(PSC SCALE 7) – V/NO. 152/2017

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable

Salary and Other Benefits:

Gross Salary:

Annual Leave Allowance:

Medical:

Leave entitlement:

Ksh.374,519 –    455,937 p.m. (60% salary and 40% allowances)

Kshs.40,000

As per the current medical insurance cover

30 days per leave year

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years in Supply Chain Management, three (3) of which should be in the grade of PSC Scale 6 or Job Group ‘R’ and above or in a comparable and equivalent position in the Public Service,
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields:- Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement or Supplies Management, Marketing, Law or related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following:- Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Diploma in Supplies Management or its approved equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • current and valid member of a relevant professional body;
  • demonstrated professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of the Supply Chain Management function;
  • a thorough understanding of relevant legislation, best practices and emerging trends and techniques in Supply Chain Management;

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

  • implementation of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015, Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Regulations, 2016 and other statutes, rules and regulations and ensuring adherence to the laid down procedures;
  • analyzing the impact of Supply Chain Management policies, rules and regulations;
  • developing, reviewing and implementation of systems that facilitate effective and efficient management of the Supply Chain Management function;
  • providing guidance and advice on the Supply Chain Management policy matters to the Commission;
  • advising the Accounting Officer on both the technical and administrative matters related to the Commission’s Supply Chain Management;
  • coordinating procurement planning including preparation and implementation of the annual Supply Chain Management Work Plans and producing periodic reports thereof;
  • administration and supervision of staff in the Supply Chain Management Unit; and
  • custody of accountable documents and assets.

Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMMISSION HOUSE

P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100

NAIROBI

Applications should reach the Commission on or before 24th July, 2017.

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