The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) is an independent government body entrenched in Article 59(1) of the constitution of Kenya (2010) and subsequently established under an act of parliament, National Gender and Equality Act of 2011.
The Commission’s core mandate is to promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination in accordance with Article 27 of the Constitution.
The Commission seeks to a recruit self-motivated, dynamic and results oriented person to fill the following vacancy:
Personal Assistant to Commissioner / Programme Officer II
Terms of Service: 5-year contract renewable subject to performance
Other Benefits: Medical Cover, Group Life Insurance and WIBA
Duties and Responsibilities: –
i. To provide support to the office of the Commissioner administratively and programmatically;
ii. To manage the Commissioner’s Diary;
iii. To coordinate, facilitate and attend meetings on behalf of the Commissioner;
iv. To assist in organizing Commission’s statutory meetings and any other meetings as required;
v. To undertake research on issues to the mandate of the Commission for the Commissioner;
vi. To draft opinions for the Commissioner on topical issues as they arise;
vii. To prepare briefs and presentation for the Commissioner;
viii. To represent the Commissioner in meetings as may be assigned; and
ix. To undertake any other duties which may be assigned to you, from time to time by the Commissioner
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: –
i. Holds a degree from a recognized University Kenya in Gender studies, social sciences, Business/Public Administration or any other relevant qualification;
ii. Have at least 3 years’ relevant experience in areas of Gender, Management and Administration;
iii. Working with the marginalized groups, persons with disabilities and children will be an added advantage;
iv. Very good writing, communication and presentation skills;
v. Good interpersonal and people management skills; good organizational and analytical skills;
vi. Honest, transparent and demonstrate high level of integrity;
vii. Ability to work under pressure or to meet deadlines
How to Apply
i) Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements to submit their applications together with :
- A detailed Curriculum Vitae;
- A copy of National Identity Card and
- Fill in the employment form provided and attach Certified copies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts and any other relevant supporting documents. The form can be downloaded from the Commission’s website www.ngeckenya.org
ii) All applicants should attach a copy of the letter of appointment to their substantive post showing current position and salary;
iii) Applicants should submit three (3) names of referees one of which must be the current employer and their mobile telephone and e-mail contacts.
Please Note that:
i) The Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities, Youth, People from Marginalized groups and Minority communities who meet the requirements of the advertised job are especially encouraged to apply.
ii) The Commission does not ask for any money nor ask applicants to undergo medical examination.
iii) Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and will be required to provide clearance from KRA, CID, EACC, HELB and CRB
iv) It is a criminal offence for any applicant to provide false information and documents in the job application
v) Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
vi) A candidate who applies online must scan and attach all the required documents.
All applications should be addressed to:
The Commission Secretary/CEO
National Gender and Equality Commission
Solution Tech Building, Longonot Road, Upper Hill
P O Box 27512-00506
OR Email to: email@example.com
Please clearly indicate the job reference number on the subject line and on the envelope.
To reach the Commission on or before 29th October, 2018.
Our Vision: A society free from all forms of inequality and discrimination
Our Mission: To promote gender equality and freedom from discrimination for all persons in Kenya