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  • Posted: May 30, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
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    The NCIC is a statutory body established under the National Cohesion and Integration Act (Act No.12 of 2008). The Commission was borne out of the realization that long lasting peace, sustainable development and harmonious coexistence among Kenyans requires deliberate normative, institutional and attitudinal processes of constructing nationhood, national c...
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    Upper Rift Region: Program Officer- Regional Office - Grade NCIC 6

    Job Summary


    • The job holder is responsible for providing the required technical support services for organizing and implementing activities for the execution and articulation of the NCIC mandate at the County level. This position is responsible for assisting in implementing peacebuilding and reconciliation activities through participation in peace meetings, mobilizing for workshops,
    • seminars and trainings aimed at enhancing peaceful and harmonious coexistence among the communities within the County in the region .
    • The Programme officer will be in charge of One County in the Upper Rift Region. The regional office will be located in Kapenguria.
    • Reporting to: Principal Regional Officer

    Duties and responsibilities

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Assists in the development and implementation of the peace building and reconciliation programmes and projects.
    • Collects information on thematic issues particularly on peace building and conflict resolution.
    • Participates in organizing dialogue meetings, workshops and forums.
    • Assists in planning and organization of meeting, workshops and trainings.
    • Collects and disseminates information on peace building and reconciliation.
    • Collects information on causes of conflicts, actors and other related issues.
    • Collects and collates information on peace building and conflict to inform early warning and early response.
    • Carries out peace building and reconciliation activities and helps in registration of participants and drafting of reports.
    • Prepares internal briefs and reports on project activities.
    • Implements policies, guidelines and strategies on public education and engagement that aim to support peaceful coexistence among different ethnic communities in Kenya.
    • Conducts advocacy campaigns and activities on issues affecting ethnic relations.
    • Collects and collates information on activities that promote the elimination of all forms of discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, race, religious, cultural, linguistic and other forms of diversity in a plural society.
    • Conducts training needs assessments for specific targeted groups on public education and engagement.
    • Supports the organization in the implementation of training programmes and in carrying out activities on public awareness and advancement of peace and harmony among ethnic communities and racial groups.
    • Collects information and develops IEC materials on public awareness, support and advancement of peace and harmony among ethnic communities and racial groups.Champions activities that discourage persons and institutions from advocating or promoting discrimination or discriminatory practices on the ground of ethnicity or race.
    • Carries out sensitization programmes and activities that promote tolerance, understanding and acceptance of diversity in all aspects of national life and encourage full participation by all ethnic communities in the social, economic, cultural and political life of other communities.
    • Supports the implementation of activities that promote respect for religious, cultural, linguistic and other forms of diversity in a plural society.
    • Assists in conducting stakeholder and validation forums.
    • Supports the preparation of budgets for the County activities.
    • Provides support in the development, implementation and review of work plans.
    • Initiates briefs for activities and office assignments.

    Requirement for Appointment
    Academic qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Sociology, Social Work, Anthropology, Public Administration, Psychology, Project Management and Gender and Development or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Required Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes;

    • Operational
    • Analytical
    • Computer proficiency

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