Director Gender & Social Development at Kirinyaga County

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Director Gender & Social Development at Kirinyaga County,

Director Gender & Social Development at Kirinyaga County

Kirinyaga County borders Nyeri County, Murang’a County and Embu County.It covers an area of 1,478.1 square kilometers. The county lies between 1,158 metres and 5,380 metres above sea level in the South and at the Peak of Mt. Kenya respectively. Mt. Kenya which lies on the northern side greatly influences the landscape of the county as well as other top…

Director Gender & Social Development

Job Ref: KCPSB/D/GS/02/17/10/22

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, Gender and Youth, the Director Gender and Social Development will be responsible for the following: –

  • Formulating, implementing and monitoring of gender and social development policies and programmes;
  • Identifying and maximizing local, regional and global opportunities for gender empowerment;
  • Liaising with stakeholders to mobilize resources for gender and social programs/ projects;
  • Disseminating information on gender and social development issues;
  • Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity in the department.
  • Coordinating collection and development of gender-disaggregated data and management information systems;
  • Monitoring gender mainstreaming, socio-economic empowerment, Female Genital Mutilation, and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence projects and programs and establishing the level of compliance;
  • Facilitating gender mainstreaming activities in Departments and Agencies;
  • Promoting gender socio-economic empowerment;
  • Monitoring prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Sexual and GenderBased Violence; and
  • Any other duties assigned.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Gender and Social Development or equivalent position in the Public Service or Private Sector for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Gender Studies, Gender and Development, Sociology, Business Administration (Finance/Entrepreneurship), Anthropology, Counseling and Psychology, Economics, Law or any other relevant Social Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence on matters relating to gender and social development.
  • A Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Gender and Development, Business Administration, Project Development and Management, Anthropology, Counseling, Project Planning and Management, Public
  • Administration/Policy, Economics, Law or any other relevant qualification from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage;
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Method of Application

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed

  • Curriculum Vitae,
  • Academic and Professional certificates,
  • Testimonials,
  • PIN Certificate,
  • National Identity Card or Passport and
  • Any other supporting documents.
  • Clearly indicate the position applied for, both on the cover letter and the envelope. Applications should be addressed to:

The Secretary
County Public Service Board
P O Box 260 – 10304

  • Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the County Headquarters 4TH floor, KUTUS (Office of County Public Service Board between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays).
  • Applicants should seek clearance and attach copies or evidence thereof of the updated documents below.
    • Kenya Revenue Authority
    • Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission
    • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should reach the County Public Service Board (CPSB) on or before Friday, 4th November 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, clearance and other relevant documents in support of their applications

Director Gender & Social Development at Kirinyaga County

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