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  • Posted: Oct 29, 2020
    Deadline: Nov 17, 2020
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  • The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.
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    Disability Services Officer

    Job Description

    NCPD JG SIX (6)

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    The duties and responsibilities will entail;

    • Administering Fund application forms and targeting tools for beneficiaries of grants and cash transfers programmes
    • Participate in targeting community validation and enrollment of beneficiaries under PWSD-CT and administer the application process for education assistance, assistive devices and services, economic empowerment and infrastructure and equipment
    • Conduct registration of persons with disabilities.
    • Supervise clerks/ Interns who work under them
    • Call for and vet applications for education, economic empowerment grants, tools of trade, infrastructure, equipment grants, assistive devices, and submit the proposed beneficiaries to the headquarters
    • Provide sunscreen lotions, cancer screening and treatment services, protective clothing and sensitization of self-care to persons with Albinism
    • Facilitate registration of companies and businesses of persons with disabilities under AGPO and provide them with LPO Financing
    • Train economic empowerment beneficiary groups on entrepreneurship
    • Facilitate delivery of cheques of grants and bursaries groups and schools respectively
    • Assisting the local communities and self-help groups to identify viable projects
    • mobilize local resources for the implementation of development projects; assisting the communities develop Community Action Plans (CAPs)
    • Link PWDs and DPOs with other development partners
    • Monitor implementation of Registration, Rehabilitation &, Habilitation Education assistance, Infrastructure & Equipment support, Economic Empowerment & Enterprise Development, Cash Transfer and Disability Mainstreaming programmes, advise and report on the progress
    • Conflict resolutions among group members disaggregate data on gender, disability, age etc.
    • Participate in community mobilization and sensitization on programmes of the Council
    • Facilitate persons with disabilities access tax exemptions, licenses and employment service extension recommendation
    • Organize National and International events on Disability at the County levels
    • Create awareness on disability, programmes and services offered by the Council
    • Lobby and advocate for implementation of 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions in public and private entities
    • Monitor compliance on the 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions by public and private entities
    • Monitor compliance on the 5% constitutional provision on appointive and elective positions by public and private entities
    • Provide technical support on disability mainstreaming in form of training, accessibility audits, job placement requirements to public and private

    Requirements for appointments

    For an appointment to this grade, a candidate must have

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant social science from a recognized institution;
    • Professional qualification where applicable;
    • Four (4) years’ work experience in a relevant experience;
    • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six in the constitution.

    Key competencies and skills

    • Proficiency in IT
    • Communication and reporting skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Integrity
    • Team player

    Basic Salary Scale: 45,179x2,157-47,336x2,157-49,493x2,157-51,650x2,157-53,807x2,157-55,964x2,157-159-60,280
    House Allowance (Lamu): KES 16,500
    Hardship Allowance: KES 14,650
    Commuter Allowance: KES 8,000
    Medical Allowance: Cover to be provided according to the Council’s Medical Scheme.

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    Chief Legal Officer and Corporation Secretary

    NCPD JG

    The Corporation Secretary and Legal Officers are responsible for providing Board Secretariat, legal services and advice to the Council. The Department shall also be responsible for ensuring compliance with the legal and regulatory legislations, provision of legal advice to the Council and Persons with Disabilities. The Department shall also be responsible for the effective and efficient management of Board services including compliance with Mwongozo and performance contract administration.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: -

    1. Advise the Council on all legal matters;
    2. Develop, implement and review legal policies and procedures to ensure compliance;
    3. Draw and vet of Contracts, agreements and other legal documents;
    4. Ensure proper preparation of legal reports and opinions;
    5. Coordinate and liaise with external lawyers on all legal matters to ensure that the Council’s interests are taken care of;
    6. Undertake legal research; and
    7. Monitor compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements.
    8. Custodian of the Council seal and be accountable to its use;
    9. Facilitate Governance Audit;
    10. Prepare the Board Calendar;
    11. Initiating the development of the Board Manual and Charter; and
    12. Overseeing implementation of Mwongozo; and
    13. Supervise staff in the Legal Services Department

    Requirements for Appointment

          For an appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

    1. Served a minimum of Twelve (12) years and at least three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory role in the Public or Private Sector;
    2. Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized university;
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education;
    4. Admitted as an advocate of the High Court Kenya;
    5. Current Practicing Certificate;
    6. Member to the Law Society of Kenya;
    7. Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    8. Membership to Institute of Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (ICPSK) or in the process of studying Certified Public Secretaries (CPS);
    9. Proficiency in computer applications;
    10. Demonstrated good results in work performance; and
    11. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Key Competencies and skills

    1. Organization and management skills;
    2. Leadership and managerial skills;
    3. Drafting skills;
    4. Report writing skills;
    5. Negotiation and arbitration skills; and
    6. Analytical skills.

    Basic Salary: 82,146 x3,908- 86,054x3,908– 89,962x3,908 – 93,870x3,908- 97,778x3,908- 101,686x3,908- 105,598x3,906- 109,504

    House Allowance: 45,000

    Non-Practising Allowance: 30,000

    Commuter Allowance: KES 14,000

    Medical Allowance: Cover to be provided according to the Council’s Medical Scheme

    Method of Application

    Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to fill in an NCPWD application form enclosing curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates and a copy of national identity card as well as Chapter 6 clearances to the address below by 17th November 2020 at 5.00 p.m.

    Applications should be sent to the following: -

    The Ag. Executive Director,

    National Council for Persons with Disabilities,

    Waiyaki Way – Opp. ABC Place and Next to Kabete Barracks,

    P.O Box 66577 – 00800,

    NAIROBI

    NCPWD is an equal opportunity employer thus Persons with disabilities, women and people from marginalized groups (and especially persons from Lamu county for the Disability Services Officer position) with requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

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

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