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The Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS) is a Semi-autonomous Government Agency established under The KenyaThe Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat (VDS) is a Semi-autonomous Government Agency established under The Kenya Gazette No.1386 (Vol. CXI – No 15 of 17th February 2009). Its role is to spearhead the implementation of the Vision as the country’s development blueprint and strategy towards making Kenya a newly industrializing upper middle-income country capable of providing a high quality of life for all its citizens by 2030.
The Vision 2030 Delivery Board (VDB) is seeking to fill the position for Program Officer II through a competitive recruitment process
PROGRAMME OFFICER II, JOB GRADE VDS 7
This is the entry and training grade of this cadre. An officer at this level may be deployed in either: Enablers, Economic and Macro or Social and Political Directorates.
(a) Job Description
Duties and responsibilities will entail:
i. Coordinating Education and Training in health; environment, water and sanitation; urbanization, population, housing; gender and vulnerable persons; and youth Medium Term Plan projects, programmes and initiatives to support the realization and delivery of Kenya Vision 2030;
ii. Collecting information and data needed for the implementation of Medium-Term Plans and Kenya Vision 2030 Projects, Programmes and Initiatives;
iii. Dissemination of information relating to the implementation of Kenya Vision 2030 Projects and Programmes;
iv. Developing monitoring and evaluation tools for the Programmes and Projects within Kenya Vision 2030 Secretariat;
v. Build and maintain effective relationships with a range of program stakeholders, including relevant government agencies and organizations;
vi. Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven and Project/Programme management issues;
vii. Provide technical supervision, including analysis of interim reports, participation in workshops, literature searches, identification and administration of resource persons/consultants in support of Kenya Vision 2030 Flagship Projects and Programmes;
viii. Review final Project/Programme reports and negotiate revisions and/or additional research requirements; and
ix. Maintain accurate and up-to-date electronic and manual filing systems for all records, including emails.
(b) Job Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –
i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Sociology, Anthropology or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
ii. High level computing skills with experience in word processing, spread sheets and databases;
iii. Demonstrate understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and relate them to the realization of Kenya Vision 2030;
iv. Highly developed interpersonal skills, complemented by strong written and oral communication skills;
v. Enthusiasm and ability to work as part of a team and independently;
vi. Hands-on experience in report writing and analytical pieces;
vii. Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity; and
viii. Professional growth through active learning.
The following key attributes will be required for the positions:
1. A well-rounded professional in good standing
2. Substantial experience in the public or private sector in Public Communications and
3. Demonstrable proficiency in 21st-Century communication channels
4. Demonstrable exposure to multi-cultural multi-ethnic multi-disciplinary environments
5. Excellent organizational and team-management skills
6. Good inter-personal skills necessary to cultivate and maintain partnerships and collaborations
7. Demonstrable capacity to work under pressure and deliver results
8. Demonstrable capacity for innovation and delivery of results
Terms of Service
The Director, Communications and Strategy, Program Officer II and Information Communication Technology Officer II positions will serve on contract for a period of three years, renewable subject to satisfactory performance. The salary and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the VDB in consultation with the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
How to Apply:
Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents. All applications should be e-mailed as PDF attachment to vacancy@ vision2030.go.ke
Interested applicants are expected to get clearance from the following institutions.
1. Kenya Revenue Authority.
2. Higher Education Loans Board.
3. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
4. Relevant professional bodies.
5. Criminal Investigation Department (certificate of good conduct); and
6. Credit Reference Bureau.
Applicants must submit copies of these clearance certificates with the application.
“Women, Minorities, Marginalized and Persons living with disability are encouraged to apply”.
All applications should be submitted by 5pm on 8th October 2021. Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat is an equal opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted