NCPD Senior Population Programme Officers Jobs in Kenya


The National Council for Population and Development is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the National Treasury and Ministry of Planning.

The Council seeks to fill the following vacant position:

Senior Population Programme Officer

Advert No. 09/2018

5 Posts

Reports to Assistant Director of Population.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:-

Research, Policy Planning and Development Division

Duties and Responsibilities in this division will entail:- Undertaking research on population issues; analysis of Research documents prepared by stakeholders and development of research papers; Implementation and updating of National Population Policy; Development of Policy briefs; and data entry and analysis.

Programme Coordination and Monitoring Division

Duties and Responsibilities in this division will entail:- Collecting, receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing their impact on population issues;
formulating and appraising project proposals; developing annual and quarterly work plans; assisting in coordinating international and regional programmes; and developing Plans of Action.

Communication, Advocacy and Public Education Division

In this Division the officer will assist in development of Information,Education and Communication (IEC) population messages and materials; development of advocacy materials ; dissemination of information to the public through publications, barazas. Newsletter, mass media, electronic media, Public Shows and exhibitions, conferences etc,;and participate in carrying out advocacy for support of population programmes.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

i) Master’s degree in Population studies /Demography /Applied Research/Social Statistics /Economics
Or Masters in Social Science with postgraduate Diploma in Population Studies/Demography

ii) Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

iii) Be a member of a relevant professional body;

iv) A total of at least 5 years’ experience and 3 years in supervisory level.

v) Proficiency in computer applications (Statistical packages)

vi) Candidates who have attended a Senior Management Course or its equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks or its equivalent will have an added advantage.

Method of Application

Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letter together with detailed CV indicating three (3) names of references, current position/grade and daytime telephone numbers, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and a copy of National Identity Card/Passport.

In addition, shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies: Current Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

The applications should reach the undersigned NOT LATER than 6th July, 2018

The Director General
National Council for Population and Development
P. O. Box 48994-00100
Nairobi – Kenya

Hand – Delivered applications can be delivered to National Council for Population and Development head office situated at the Chancery Building, 4th floor, Valley Road.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NCPD is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualification are encouraged to apply

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Community Development, Economics and Statistics
Updated: June 19, 2018 — 10:51 am