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  • Posted: Feb 19, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 4, 2021
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    KenGen was incorporated on 1 February 1954 under the Companies Act (Chapter 486 of the Laws of Kenya) as Kenya Power Company (KPC) to construct the transmission line between Nairobi and Tororo in Uganda as well as to develop geothermal and other generating facilities in the country. Since its inception, KPC sold electricity in bulk at cost to Kenya Power und...
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    Senior Gender Officer

    Job Summary

    The jobholder is responsible for developing gender mainstreaming strategies, policies and creating gender awareness while developing gender initiatives that would position KenGen as a gender friendly environment.

    Job Description

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    1. Ensure the company has in place policies that provide for equal opportunities for all genders in areas of recruitment, training, promotions, remuneration, participation in committees, travel etc without any discrimination.
    2. Develop affirmative action plans that ensures KenGen is a leading public institution is fulling Kenya’s constitutional requirement in matter of gender representation.
    3. Ensure the company has policies that create an enabling working environment for all genders taking care of special needs of any particular group
    4. Plan, develop and implement programs and activities that promote gender affairs in the Company
    5. Develop monitoring and evaluation tools for measuring the success and effectiveness of gender initiatives and compliance levels with statutory requirements on gender affairs in the company
    6. Prepare periodic management reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) on gender affairs
    7. Collect data and maintain database on various matters of interest on gender affairs companywide
    8. Source external financing for Gender activities and programmes
    9. Establish and maintain partnerships with governmental agencies on gender affairs, NGOs and other organizations that promote gender affairs
    10. Offer advice to management on gender affairs
    11. Perform any other duties allocated by Management from time to time.

    Occasional Duties: Required to be carried out in the position on an infrequent/occasional basis.

    Liaise with key company, national and internationals stakeholders, partners and donors to facilitate and enhance contribution towards the implementation of the gender equality agenda.

    Educational Requirements:

    1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Social work, Sociology or other related disciplines.
    2. Membership to a relevant professional body

    Related Job Experience:

    1. At least ten (10) years relevant working experience five (5) of which MUST be in a similar role in a reputable organization.
    2. Practical experience in writing business plans for gender mainstreaming
    3. Practical experience in writing proposals and report writing.

    Additional job Requirements

    1. Strong analytical skills
    2. Excellent negotiation skills
    3. IT skills with proficiency in MS Word, MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint
    4. Good interpersonal skills

    Additional Information

    • Minimum Years of Working Experience : 10
    • Minimum Education Level : Undergraduate

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KenGen on to apply

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