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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2023
    Deadline: May 9, 2023
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    The National Land Commission of Kenya is an independent government commission whose establishment was provided for by the Constitution of Kenya to, amongst other things, manage public land on behalf of the national and county governments, initiate investigations into present or historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress, and monitor and hav...
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    Commission Secretary/Chief Executive Officer

    The National Land Commission was established under Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. Its functions and powers amongst others, include:

    • managing public land on behalf of the National and County governments;
    • recommending a National Land Policy to the national government;
    • advising the national government on a comprehensive programme for the registration of title to land throughout Kenya;
    • conducting research related to land and the use of natural resources, and making recommendations to appropriate authorities;
    • initiating investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint, into present or historical land injustices, and recommending appropriate redress;
    • encouraging the application of traditional dispute resolution mechanisms in land conflicts;
    • assessing tax on land and premiums on immovable property in any area designated by law;
    • monitoring and having oversight responsibilities over land use planning throughout the country;
    • alienating public land on behalf of, and with the consent of the National and County Governments;
    • monitoring the registration of all rights and interests in land;
    • ensuring that public land and land under the management of designated state agencies are sustainably managed for their intended purpose and for future generations; and
    • developing and encouraging alternative dispute resolution mechanisms in land dispute handling and management

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

    • be a citizen of Kenya;
    • hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • has had at least five years’ experience at senior management level;
    • has knowledge and experience in any one of the following fields:-
      • public administration;
      • finance and accounting;
      • law;
      • economics;
      • management;
      • land and natural resources; or any other relevant field
    • meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Duration of service: 

    The Secretary shall hold office for a term of five years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for a further term of five years.

    Method of Application

    Every applicant must download and fill the employment application form, which MUST be submitted along with other application documents. Interested and qualified persons should address the applications and deliver the hard copies to the address below.

    The Chairman,
    National Land Commission,
    20th Floor, 316 Upperhill Chambers,
    2nd Ngong Avenue,
    P.O. Box 44417-00100,

    Alternatively, applicants can email the softcopy applications to the Chairman, National Land Commission using the email: All applications should reach the Commission on or before Tuesday, 9th May
    2023 by 5pm.

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