March 2019 NCPD Population Programme Officer Job Recruitment in Kenya

The National Council for Population and Development is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the Ministry of Devolution and Planning.

The Council seeks to fill the following vacant position:

Population Programme Officer

Advert No. 002/2019

1 Post

Reports to Senior Population Programme Officer at head office or county offices.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:-

i. Collecting, receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing their impact on population issues.

ii. Preparing preliminary reports for research papers.

iii. Undertaking research activities.

iv. Dissemination of information to the public through publications, barazas, newsletters, mass media, shows, exhibitions, conferences.

v. Participate in carrying out population advocacy activities.

vi. Assist in coordinating population programmes in the County

vii. Participate in the development of county plans of action.

viii. Conduct monitoring and evaluation of population activities in the county.

ix. Participate in undertaking programme coordination activities.

x. Prepare reports on the implementation of population and development projects/programmes by both state and non state actors at national level

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

Bachelors degree majoring in either Population Studies or Demography or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

OR

A Bachelors degree in any of the following Social Science disciplines: – Economics, Sociology, Statistics or relevant qualification from a recognized university.

Candidates with a postgraduate qualification in Population Studies or Demography will have added advantage.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and an understanding of ICT software tools for qualitative and quantitative research and monitoring and evaluation

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letter together with detailed CV indicating three (3) names of references, current position/grade and daytime telephone numbers, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and a copy of National Identity Card/Passport.

In addition, applicants are required to attach copies of current Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations:, Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

Applications should reach the undersigned not later 15th March, 2019

The Director General
National Council for Population and Development
P. O. Box 48994-00100
NAIROBI – KENYA

OR

Email to: info@ncpd.go.ke

Important note: Only one application method should be used. Either via email or hard copy

Hand – Delivered applications can be delivered to National Council for Population and Development head office situated at the Chancery Building, 4th floor, Valley Road.

The advert number and job title should be indicated on the envelope and the application letter.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NCPD is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities and people from marginalized groups with requisite qualification are encouraged to apply.



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