Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGRTC) – Director Programs – Intergovernmental Relations.

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Position: Director Programs – Intergovernmental Relations

Report to: Chief Executive Officer

Department: Technical

Grade: IGRTC Grade 2

Salary Scale: KES 215,964.00 – 318,231.00

House Allowance: KES 60,000.00

Commuter Allowance: KES 20,000.00

Leave Allowance: As per the existing allowances in the Committee

Annual Leave: 30 working days

Medical Cover: As per the existing scheme in the Committee

Terms of Service: Six years’ renewable once

Job Summary

This position exists to provide strategic and operational management in the implementation of the institution’s technical decisions in line with the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Intergovernmental Relations Act, 2012 and the committee’s strategic plan specifically in execution of the following functions in line with the committee’s strategic plan and departmental work plan;

  1. Ensuring harmonious consultation, cooperation and coordination in intergovernmental matters and devolution.
  2. Direct the establishment, operationalization and monitoring of sectoral forums as per Section 13 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act, 2012.
  3. Receiving and considering reports from sector forums for submission to the Summit.
  4. Consider issues relating to sector forums to be undertaken by the respective county government.


Operational Responsibilities/Tasks

  1. Direct the Implementation of the organization’s mandate in line with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and in particular provisions of Article 6(2); Article 186 (1) (2) (3); Article 187 (1) (2); Article 189 (1) (2) (3) (4); Fourth Schedule Part 1 and Part 2; Section 15 (1) and (2) of the Sixth Schedule to the CoK 2010.
  2. Direct the delivery of the organizations mandate in line with the Intergovernmental Relations Act, 2012 and strategic plan.
  3. Coordinate provision of support and assistance to National and County Governments in capacity building initiatives and in Human Resource Management matters
  4. Design and oversee the implementation of program strategies and policies in consultation with the Technical Committee.
  5. Facilitate the establishment of intergovernmental relations programs policies, procedures and guidelines for the institution.
  6. Facilitating consultation, coordination and cooperation between the national and county governments, and amongst county governments.
  7. Convening consultative fora on sectoral issues of common interest to the national and county governments.
  8. Conduct frequent research in relevant fields relating to Intergovernmental Relations as required.
  9. Develop, review and update the Directorate’s budget and work plan to support its operations
  10. Direct the delivery of the institution’s intergovernmental relations programs in line with the committee’s strategic objectives.
  11. Develop, implement and maintain a process for monitoring the organization’s performance in terms of achieving its program strategic objectives.
  12. Ensure compliance with the approved work plans and execution timelines.
  13. Coordinate researchers dealing with different thematic areas.
  14. Facilitate preparation of proposals for resource mobilization.
  15. Coordinate the preparation of quarterly reports for parliament, monthly reports of the Committee.
  16. Coordinate preparation of the annual report for the Committee.
  17. Coordinate the preparation of general monitoring reports of all thematic areas.

Competencies required

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to pay attention to details;
  • Ability to observe and understand business processes; ensure processes are documented completely and accurately;
  • Self-driven individual with ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism;
  • Strong time-management and organization skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure;

Requisite qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public/Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Economics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Planning and Management, Communication, Public Policy and Management, Leadership and Governance/Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  2. Have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Kenya

Professional Qualifications

Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution and attach clearance certificates from DCI- Certificate of good conduct, EACC, HELB -Compliance Certificate, KRA – Compliance Certificate and CRB – Clearance Certificate

Previous relevant work experience required.

Have at least ten (10) years professional experience in public service three

  • of which should be in the level of Deputy Director or an equivalent senior management position. Experience in the Devolution Sector will be an added advantage.


Have served in a reputable organisation for ten (10) years, five (5) of which should be in a senior management position.

Please Note:

  1. Candidates must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and attach all relevant clearance certificates when submitting their applications.
  2. Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  3. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  4. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  5. IGRTC is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. Therefore, people with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.
  6. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and chapter six clearance certificates during interviews.
  7. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  8. Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Applications should reach the Committee on or before 4th July 2022 latest 5.00 pm

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications to;

Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee

Parklands Plaza, Chiromo Lane/Muthithi Road Junction, Westlands

P.O Box 44880-00100



Through email;, Subject of the email “Director Programs – Intergovernmental Relations




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