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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Ewaso Ng’iro North Development Authority (ENNDA) was established on 1st December 1989 through the Ewaso Ng’iro North River Basin Development Authority Act CAP 448 of the Laws of Kenya. Following the passing of the new constitution, CAP 448 was repelled and replaced with Ewaso Ng’iro North Development Authority Act, 2013, which aligned the...
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    Director, Planning, Business Development And Investments

    Job Summary

    • Bachelor’s degree in any of following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Development Planning, Development Studies, Business Management,
    • Business Administration, Finance, Marketing or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s Degree in any of following disciplines: Economics, Development Planning, Development Studies, Business Management, Business/ Public
    • Administration, Corporate Communication/ Public Relations, Social-Sciences,
    • International Relations, Finance, Marketing, Community Development or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Leadership/Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Member of Professional body where applicable.
    • Have ten (10) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must have been in a senior management position in a reputable organization or;
    • Have served in the grade of Manager Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation or
    • Manager Business Development, Investments and Enterprise Management or in a relevant and comparable position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years
    • Demonstrate professional competency and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results. 
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications; 
    • Communication and presentation skills;
    • Leadership and organization skills;
    • Negotiation skills and Persuasion Skills;
    • Strong crisis management and conflict mediation skills;
    • problem solving skills;
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills;
    • Interpersonal/people management skills;
    • Resource Mobilization skills

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate the development and monitoring the implementation of long-range integrated basin-based development master plans;
    • Coordinates the development and monitors the implementation of the Authority’s Strategic Plans;
    • Coordinates the development and management of the Authority’s strategies by identifying and driving execution of strategic initiatives and growth opportunities;
    • Developing and implementing sustainability strategies through income generating investments right from identification of suitable investment projects and appraisal through feasibility studies;
    • Overseeing research and innovation that develops new ways of meeting the Authority’s goals to achieve its mandate, vision and mission;
    • Organizing programmes/projects in line with the mandate, vision and mission of the Authority;
    • Determining, implementing and monitoring research and development strategies, policies and plans;
    • Leading research projects and coordinating activities of research workers;
    • Interpreting results of research projects and recommending associated product and service development innovations;
    • Providing advice on research and development options available to the authority;
    • Coordinating and managing the Authority’s result-based performance and accountability system;
    • Coordinating the various studies of schemes within the basin such that human, water, animal, land and other resources are utilized to the best advantage;
    • Managing an Authority-wide process for the development, execution, and regular tracking of Authority’s projects, programmes and investment strategies and milestone achievement;
    • Monitoring and evaluating basin-based integrated development programmes and projects for effective planning and implementation;
    • Planning and overseeing a comprehensive fundraising/ resource mobilization program with the purpose of securing significant resources for implementation of Authority’s projects, programmes and Investments;
    • Organize stakeholder engagements and public participation;
    • Advice the MD/CEO on integrated regional development planning for the management and sustainable development of basin-based natural resources and recommend economic priorities;
    • Oversee the development of new programmes and projects to support the strategic direction of the Authority;
    • Coordinate planning for the development of the basin and initiate investment activities identified from such planning;
    • Coordinating the various studies of schemes within the basin such that human, water, animal, land and other resources are utilized to the best advantage;
    • Oversee the initiation and development of business plans, investment plans, concept notes and project proposals for various investment opportunities;
    • Oversee the development and implementation of resource mobilization and investments plans, strategies and approaches for mobilizing resources for investments as well as driving the implementation of Public Private Partnership (PPP);
    • Coordinate the establishment of systems, linkages and partnerships with governments, diversified key donors, private sector and other agencies on investments including public private partnerships(PPP);
    • Coordinate capacity building on Integrated Regional Development Planning, investments and business development and opportunities within the area;
    • Oversee the development and implementation of marketing strategies for the Authority’s products and services.
    • Providing expertise and leadership in development and implementation of resultbased monitoring, evaluation and reporting system with detailed guideline for its implementation;
    • Support in project design including strategic frameworks (Results framework, log
    • frames);
    • Overseeing the establishment and maintenance of a database of natural resources and recommend sustainable utilization measures within the Basin;
    • Overseeing the development and implementation of information sharing and library policies, standards, procedures, documentation;
    • Developing new programmes and projects to support the strategic direction of the Authority.
    • Providing leadership and direct all Departments and divisions of Planning, Business Development and Investments Directorate, (directly, and indirectly through subordinates), which includes prioritizing and assigning work; monitoring workloads, conducting performance evaluations; ensuring adherence to standards and procedures; developing staff;
    • Continuous training, mentoring and supporting of staff for improved performance and succession planning in the Directorate;
    • Liaising with the Parent Ministry, development partners, investors and other stakeholders on projects, programmes, investments;
    • Organizing consultative forums with relevant agencies and stakeholders on integrated development and sustainable utilization of natural resources within the basin;
    • Attendance at meetings and serve as a technical advisor to the Planning and Development Committee of the Board;
    • Undertake studies and surveys of the basin;
    • Monitor the implementation of the Annual Performance Contract, Annual work plan, and the Strategic Plan;
    • Identify and secure donor support;
    • Create and maintain a database on investment opportunities and development partners;
    • Ensure profitability and sustainability of the enterprises developed by the Authority;
    • Develop the Authority’s Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), annual investment plans and work plans;
    • Organize stakeholder engagements and public participation;
    • Identification of new business opportunities and undertaking investments for
    • income generation and financial sustainability of the Authority;
    • Undertake the cost-benefit analysis of proposed business, research and development activities and investments of the Authority;
    • Building Capacity on Integrated Regional Development Planning, investments and business development and opportunities within the area;
    • Coordinating quarterly and annual reports depending on project requirements;
    • Development and strengthening institutional monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures within the Authority;
    • Develop, implement and monitor strategic plans, goals and objectives focused on achieving the Authority’s mission and priorities;
    • Interpreting results of research projects and recommending associated product and service development innovations;
    • Monitoring leading-edge developments in relevant disciplines and assessing implications for the authority;
    • Publishing results of significant research projects

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    Director, Corporate Services

    Job Summary

    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences; Commerce(Finance/Accounting), Public Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Commerce (Finance/Accounting option),
    • Public Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Leadership/Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Member of Professional body where applicable.
    • Have ten (10) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must have been in a middle management position in a reputable organization or;
    • Have served in the grade of Manager, Human Resource and Administration or Manager, Finance and Accounts or in a relevant and comparable position in the Public Service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Demonstrate professional competency and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • Be compliant with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya (2010);
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, managerial and Administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results
    • Communication and presentation skills;
    • Leadership and organization skills;
    • Negotiation skills and strong crisis management and conflict mediation skills;
    • problem solving skills;
    • Critical thinking and analytical skills;
    • Interpersonal/people management skills;

    Responsibilities

    • Advise the MD/CEO on all corporate service strategies;
    • Overseeing the development of policies, procedures and programmes in corporate services;
    • Oversee the development of effective policies and efficient systems, controls and procedures for all matters relating to HR and Administration, Finance and ICT;
    • Oversee integration of corporate plans and programmes in accordance with government guidelines, priorities and ENNDA’S mission;
    • Oversee the human resource function and provide advice on HR matters to the MD/CEO and senior management team;
    • Provide overall leadership in organization development, talent resourcing and staffing, performance management, employee relation, compensation and benefit;
    • Coordinate the designing and implementation of performance management systems within the authority;
    • Oversee records management of the authority;
    • Establish short and long term goals, budgeting for HR expenses;
    • Networking with key stakeholders and organizations to achieve goals;
    • Coordinating preparation of respective board paper for finance and human resource board committee;
    • Designing and implementing an accounting and financial management system;
    • Manage the premises and facilities used by ENNDA including relationship with Landlord and Tenants;
    • Develop, maintain and oversee property acquisition, management, disposal and rationalization strategies;
    • Direct maintenance and security of the Authority’s infrastructural equipment, machinery and facilities;
    • Overseeing the management of the financial resources and assets;
    • Facilitating preparation and timely submission of statutory and financial management reports;
    • Coordinates the authority’s preparation and implementation of annual budget;
    • Coordinates and oversee the preparation of quarterly, annual financial reports and statement of accounts;
    • Coordinating the management of human resource;
    • Facilitating provision of administrative services;
    • Overseeing the provision of transport, security, and other corporate services;
    • Coordinating management of performance and incentive systems;
    • Coordinating provision of Information Communication Technology and facilitating automation at the Authority;
    • Manage, control and administer Authority assets in a manner that best promotes the purpose for which the Authority is established;
    •  Implement an effective management structure including succession plans;
    • Develop effective administrative structures, processes and systems;
    • Ensure cooperation among directorates in matters pertaining to human resourcedevelopment policies and priorities;
    • Coordinate all the committees in matters relating to human resource;
    • Undertake staff development programmes and promote good labour relations and work ethics;
    • Oversee the creation of a good working environment to achieve work-life balance, health and safety of all employees;
    • Control the development, implementation and maintenance of the Authority’s information and communications strategy and systems. Direct day-to-day operations of the Directorate;
    • Authorize all expenditures;
    • Ensure compliance with labour laws and regulations and other relevant laws;
    • Ensure implementation of any affirmative action;
    • Provide guidance for the proper use and safe operation of authorities Assets;
    • Implement authorities laws, policies and regulation;
    • Participate in negotiations of contracts/agreements with other bodies as may be appropriate in furthering the purposes of the Authority;
    • Consolidate Reports from the Regional Offices and Prepare Quarterly /Annual reports;
    • Attendance at meetings and serve as a technical advisor to the Finance and Administration Committee of the Board;
    • Preparation of board committee papers relevant to corporate services.

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