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  • Posted: Jan 16, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 19, 2023
  • Expectations are high about the Isiolo County. It is difficult to paint a picture of how Isiolo County will be in five, ten or fifteen years. Across the beautiful hills, valleys,acacia trees and the savannah grasslands of Isiolo, winds of change are blowing. Isiolo is a virgin space, a wonderful piece of creation. The Isiolians and Kenyans alike are up-beat ...
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    Director Gender (1 Post)

    Duties and responsibilities.

    • Responsible for overall management of the department and to enlighten the community socially, economically and politically ensuring gender balance and equality.
    • Develop, implement and evaluate the relevant divisions strategic plans, programmes and projects in collaboration with other department and stakeholders.
    • Interpret and apply national and county laws and their related statutes in the relevant division in line with the county goals and objectives.
    • Organize, direct, control and coordinate functions of the division for effective running of the department.
    • Develop appropriate county department policies, legal and institutional frameworks for implementation of the mandate of the division.
    • Oversee preparation of annual work plans and financial budget to ensure proper utilization of resources.
    • Coordination of production, documentation and dissemination of the relevant divisions department.
    • Oversee public awareness on issues relevant to the community gender and social themes e.g. affirmative actions, gender balance and diversity.
    • Work with other agencies and bodies to develop social services and initiatives that relate to promotion and preservation of gender equality and social equity.
    • Handle administrative, human resource and assets management issues.
    • Ensure strict compliance with all financial budgetary and procurement procedures.

    Requirements for appointment

    • Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Gender and Social Development or equivalent position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship), Anthropology, Counselling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence on matters relating to gender and social development.
    • A Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Gender and Development, Business Administration, Project Development and Management, Anthropology, Counselling, Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

    Method of Application

    Application Criteria
    Applicants must furnish the Board with their applications copies of the following documents.

    • Copy of the national identify card.
    • Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates.
    • Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
    • Registration and Clearance from relevant regulatory Professional bodies.
    • Fulfill the requirement of chapter (6) six of the constitution of Kenya

    Applications clearly marked should reach the undersigned by close of the business on or before 19TH January, 2023.
    P. O. Box 224 - 60300.

    Hand delivered to the County Public Service Board Offices along Isiolo Law courts road opposite Al Ansar playground

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