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  • Posted: Sep 27, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 11, 2022
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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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    Land Use Planning Officer – (2) Posts

    Job purpose:
    The purpose of the job is to implement guidelines for monitoring and oversight over land use planning.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Review land use plans for conformity with the land use planning guidelines and standards submitted by Ministries, Department, Agencies and County Governments to the Commission for approval.
    • Collect and update land use planning data and information on emerging issues to inform updating and review of guidelines.
    • Prepare County land use profiles to facilitate monitoring and oversight over land use planning.
    • Undertake monitoring and implementation of land use plans prepared by County Governments and communities to determine adherence to standards and guidelines.
    • Undertake research studies on preparation of Airspace Master Plan for the safe and efficient utilization of Kenyan airspace; (section 7(v) of the Civil Aviation Act No 21 of 2013).
    • Undertake research to inform preparation and review of manuals, guidelines and standards for land use planning.
    • Draft public education and sensitization materials on land use planning.
    • Update Senior Land Use Planning Officers on emerging issues on land use planning.
    • Draft land use monitoring reports for Counties, Communities and State Departments.
    • Draft reports on state of land use planning in the country.
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual performance report for the Directorate.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills):

    Academic Qualifications;

    • Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional planning or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies;

    • Graduate member of a recognized planners’ professional association and in good standing.
    • Previous relevant work experience required.
    • Must have served and held similar position for at least three (3) years in public service or related sector.

    Applicants must possess level of knowledge and skills in the following areas;

    • Understanding of various types of plans at urban, Inter-County, County and National levels.
    • Knowledge of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, relevant legislation including Land Act,2012 Physical and Land use planning Act, 2019 County Governments Act,2012 and Urban Areas and Cities Act 2011 and other land laws.
    • Communication skills.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Report writing skills. 
    • Presentation skills.

    Method of Application

    Job applicants should attach all requisite academic and professional certificates to the application form which is to be downloaded from the Commission website.
    Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert will not be accepted. 
    Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity card, academic & professional certificates, transcripts and testimonials during interviews. 
    Please note that it’s a criminal offence to present unauthentic certificates. 
    If you possess or meet the above qualifications, please send;
    Your application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae including names of three referees and their full contacts (Name, Post Office Box number, email address, and day time telephone/mobile phone contacts)
    Visit our website for instructions on how to apply and to download employment application form. Applicants MUST apply both online and submit hard copies of their application.
    In case you do not hear from us, please consider yourself unsuccessful.
    Please note that canvassing for this position will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Upon granting an offer of employment, a successful candidate MUST present and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of the following documents;

    • A valid Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
    • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI).
    • A valid Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
    • A valid Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
    • A valid Clearance form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

    Applications should reach the office of the Secretary/CEO, National Land Commission by 11th October, 2022 on/or before 5.00pm.
    The National Land Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people from marginalized areas and Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    All hardcopy application should be submitted to:

    The Secretary/CEO 
    National Land Commission 2nd Ngong Road Avenue,
    316 UpperHill Chambers Building, 
    19th Floor, P.O Box 44417-00100,

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