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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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    Principal Advocacy Officer (1) Post

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Supervise the implementation of advocacy plans and programmes based on NLC focus areas,initiatives and projects.
    • Provides leadership in development of timely and quality work plans, derived from the directorate overall strategy to ensure effective implementation of the strategy.
    • Supervise the development of advocacy policies, guidelines and procedures.
    • Maintain current knowledge of emerging advocacy trends.
    • Coordinate Collaboration and partnerships with state and non-state actors locally, regionally and globally.
    • Supervise development and updating of advocacy strategy.
    • Oversees adherence to policies, guidelines and procedures pertaining to advocacy.
    • Lead the implementation of advocacy plans and strategy.
    • Lead preparation of press releases, commentaries, speeches, promotional materials in liaison with information and publications and communications.
    • Coordinate Development and implementation of standards and norms for advocacy initiatives and activities.
    • Initiate participation in national and community FM radio and TV station.
    • Facilitate formal working agreements with relevant stakeholders through signing of memoranda of understanding.
    • Identify advocacy opportunities on policies and other legislative agenda.
    • Initiate formation of networks with various stakeholders for sustainable land development initiatives.

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

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication, Information Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies;

    • Membership to any related professional body.
    • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from Kenya School of Government or any other recognised institution.

    Previous relevant work experience required.

    • Must have served for nine (9) years, three (3) years of which must be experience in comparable
    • positions in Public Service or from any reputable organization.

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

    • Fund raising and Resources Mobilization skills.
    • Communication skills.
    • Organizational skills.
    • Team management skills.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Interpersonal 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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