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  • Posted: Mar 18, 2024
    Deadline: Mar 29, 2024
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    The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution created by Article 59 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and established by the Government of Kenya through an Act of Parliament (the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Act, 2011) and under the United Nations Paris Principles
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    Information Communication and Technology Officer

    Job purpose

    This position is responsible for supporting the implementation of the Commission’s ICT strategy for provision of information communication and technology services in the Commission.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assist in monitoring ICT service desk delivery issues to ensure quick resolution of user related incidents enhancing customer service delivery.
    • Assist in undertaking the day to day management of the information technology platforms to facilitate the efficient delivery of customer service and processing all transactions
    • Assist in maintaining and update the organizational ICT systems across the Commission to retain current information.
    • Assist in monitoring the Wide Area Network and the Local Area Network and ensure optimum output performance within the Commission to enable smooth internet and network connectivity.
    • Assist in ensuring the smooth running of all ICT systems including web applications, email system, firewall and spam filter.
    • Support roll out of new applications and hardware as well as maintenance of inventory for the organization’s IT hardware and software both at the main offices and in regional offices
    • Participate in timely preparation of the ICT department budgets, work plans and reports

    Skills, Experience and Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Information Technology or any relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • At least 1 year of relevant service in a comparable position from a reputable organization.
    • Professional Certification in Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Good knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
    • Good knowledge of Active Directory Services and management.
    • Good knowledge of software development tools and maintenance practices.
    • Good knowledge of relational database management
    • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
    • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

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    Public Education and Training Officer

    Job purpose

    This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of information, education, communication and sensitization to the public, state and non-state actors on human rights issues for the purpose of enhancing promotion and protection of such rights.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Support the implementation public education and training programmes.
    • Develop and disseminate customized human rights information, education, communication and training materials.
    • Take lead in the development of human rights training programmes, manuals, modules and curricula to guide human rights education and training pogrammes for both formal and informal learning institutions
    • Assist in the organization of the Commission’s divisions’ internal and external forums such as meetings, workshops and trainings for public education and sensitization programmes
    • Promote programme synergy and linkages with both internal and external partners.
    • Create awareness through public forums and by use of print, social and electronic media.

    Skills, Experience and Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education, or other equivalent social sciences from a recognized institution.
    • Be admitted as an  Advocate of the High Court of Kenya(for lawyers)
    • At least 1 year of relevant service in a comparable position from a reputable organization.
    • Proven experience in curriculum development and design.
    • Demonstrable experience in training, and expertise in curriculum development in a relevant field.
    • Good understanding of human rights and other relevant laws.
    • Good presentation skills.
    • Good communication, training and research skills.
    • Excellent Microsoft office tools skills.
    • Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    If you possess the above qualifications, please apply online through the KNCHR recruitment portal by 29th March 2024.
    Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information in the application. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer which offers a competitive remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience.
    KNCHR is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men, women of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, qualified women, intersex persons, persons with disabilities, persons from marginalized communities and the minority groups are encouraged to apply. 
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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