DIRECTOR, SOCIAL PROTECTION

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Company:Turkana County Government
Category:Management
Job Type:Contract
Salary:Ksh. Not mentioned
Location:Turkana

Job details

Duties and responsibilities:-            

  • Coordinating the effective delivery of community based social Protection services in the county;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effective implementation of national and county laws and policies on social protection development services in the county;
  • Advising on matters regarding community social protection services;
  • Liaising with NGO, community based organizations and other stakeholders on matters regarding community social protection services in the county;
  • Monitoring and evaluating community awareness and involvement in socio- economic development initiatives in the county;
  • Coordinating the collection, analysis and dissemination of community based information in the county
  • Supervising, registering and promoting community development groups;
  • Implementing policy and legislation frameworks for gender and social development;
  • Capacity building of communities to participate in development project, and involve women and vulnerable groups in activities that promote their welfare.
  • Assist in the provision of financial subsidies to build capacity of households with needy persons aged 65 years and person with disabilities;
  • Integrate disability issues in the programs;
  • Assist in the coordination and monitoring of disability mainstreaming in county program and projects;
  • Coordinate and monitor training of persons with disabilities in vocational rehabilitation centers (VRCs);
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time;

Requirements for appointment:-

  • Be a holder of at least a relevant first degree in any of the social sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have relevant knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than seven (7)years, three (3) years of which should be at a senior managerial position social protection services in the public service or equivalent in the private sector;
  • A Master’s in relevant field is an added advantage;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Attended a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Attended a strategic leadership development course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of social protection services.

For more information, visit; http://www.turkana.go.ke/index.php/main-menu/

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