The National Council for Population and Development (NCPD) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in The National Treasury and Planning.
Assistant Director Population
Advert No. 001/2020
Reporting to Deputy Director, the job holder at this level may be deployed either at the Council’s headquarters or in a Regional / County office as a Regional / County Population Program Co-ordinator.
Duties and Responsibilities
1) Undertaking research on population issues and development of research papers.
2) Carrying out analysis of research documents prepared by stakeholders;
3) Implementation and updating of National Population Policy:
4) Development of policy briefs;
5) Co-ordination of population programmes/protects undertaken by various stakeholders and monitoring and evaluating ongoing projects/programmes;
6) Collecting, receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing their impact on population issues;
7) Formulating and appraising project proposals;
8) Developing annual and quarterly work plans, performance contracts and reports;
9) Co-odinating international and regional programmes and developing plans of actions;
10) Creating awareness to the public on key policy issues on population through publications. barazas, new-letters, mass media, electronic media, shows, exhibitions, conferences etc and;
11) Carrying out advocacy for support on population programmes
b) Regional / County Offices
1) Co-ordination of regional population programme / projects and plans of action;
2) Supervising collecting, receiving and analyzing population programmes;
3) liaising with other population stakeholders for formulation and appraisal of project proposals;
4) Developing the Count’s annual and quarterly work plans, performance contracts and reports;
5) Analysis of research documents prepared by stakeholders in the County;
6) Developing research papers;
7) Ensuring regional implementation of National Population Policy;
8) Developing regional policy briefs:
9) Communication, advocacy and public education.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
For appointment to the position of Assistant Director Population, a candidate must have: –
1) Served in the grade of Senior Population Programme Officer or in a comparable position in a reputable organization for at least four (4) years;
2) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Population Studies or Demography, Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Economics, Population Health, and Political Science from a recognized institution;
3) A Master’s degree in any of the following; Population Studies or Demography;
OR Master’s degree in Public Health, Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Economics, Population Health, and Political Science with a post graduate diploma in Population Studies or Demography from a recognized institution;
4) Be a member of a relevant professional body;
5) Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and an understanding of ICT software tools for qualitative and quantitative research and monitoring and evaluation.
6) Meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution
Applicants who meet the above qualifications should send their applications including: copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, a copy of the identity card, and detailed curriculum vitae containing work experience, names and addresses of three (3) referees, current position/grade, current and expected remuneration and telephone number(s).
In addition, applicants are required to attach copies of 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).
Applications should reach the undersigned not later 31st July, 2020 at 5.00 p.m.
National Council for Population and Development
P.O. Box 48994-00100 Nairobi
OR Hand Delivered to: Chancery Building, 4th Floor, Valley Road;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NCPD is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities and those from marginalized groups with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply