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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
  • The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, the National Museums and Heritage Act, 2006 No. 6 of 2006. NMK is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage. This is for the purposes of enhancing ...
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    Head of Planning and Strategy Department

    Duties and responsibilities

    The position holder will report to the Director Administration and Human Resource and will be charged with:

    • Coordinating NMK annual performance contracting process at all stages including setting targets, signing of performance contracts, collection of data, quarterly and annual reporting
    • Coordinating development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation NMK strategic plan
    • Coordinating planning function including annual work plans in accordance with the strategic plan and other guidelines issued from time to time
    • Coordinating NMK budgeting process and organizing mid-term review
    • Continuous review of quality management systems to ensure continuous improvement of NMK services
    • Any other relevant duties as assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications requirements:

    For appointment to this position, an officer must;

    • Have at least a masters degree from a recognised university in Social Sciences, Project Management, or relevant subject
    • Have demonstrable experience of designing, monitoring and evaluation tools, surveys and evaluations
    • Have served at senior level management position in a reputable organization for at least five years
    • Have strong interpersonal skills and managerial capacity
    • Have experience in technical report writing
    • Have a strong leadership, strategic planning and management skills
    • Have shown ability and merit in job performance
    • Be computer literate

    Salary and benefits attached to the position:

    1. Basic salary scale: 89,094-123,790; entry scale 89,094
    2. Outpatient medical allowance: 2,000
    3. Leave allowance: 12,000
    4. House allowance: 45,000
    5. Commuter allowance: 12,000
    6. Entertainment allowance: 3,500
    7. Responsibility allowance: 8,000
    8. Inpatient medical: The position holder will be entitled to inpatient medical benefits as per the existing inpatient medical scheme to cover him/her, the spouse and four children under the age of 25 years.

    Duty station: Head of Planning and Strategy Department will be based at NMK headquarters in Nairobi.
    Terms of service: Three (3) years renewable contract based on performance.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, certified copy of current pay slip, certified copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of 3 referees (including their telephone contacts and emails). The applications should be addressed to: 

    Director General, 
    National Museums of Kenya, 
    P.O. Box 40658-00100, 

    so as to be received not later than 16th April, 2021.
    Applicants are required to submit their applications alongside clearances from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Directorate of Criminal Investigation, Credit Reference Bureau and Higher Education Loans Board.

    “NMK is an equal opportunities employer”.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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