Vacancies at National Land Commission Kenya

Pursuant to Article 252 1(C) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and National Land Commission Act of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the following positions: (A) LEGAL AFFAIRS & ENFORCEMENT DIRECTORATE 1. CHIEF LEGAL OFFICERS- (NLC GRADE 5) – ONE (1) POSTS Gross Salary Scale for The position of Chief Legal Officer (Min Kshs. 132,000 – Max Kshs. 207,000) An officer at this position will be responsible for providing legal advice to the commission and safeguard its interests through various legal initiatives and facilitate decision making for enhanced effectiveness in the fulfilment of its constitutional and statutory mandate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the supervision of the Principal legal officer, the officer will be performing the following duties  Implement policies, procedures and regulations on legal affairs and enforcement  Implement procedures for safeguarding National Land Commission’s interests  Review legal instruments for the Commission  Implement legal decisions and court orders for the Commission  Give input in development of legislation as appropriate  Assist in representing the Commission on litigation and court cases for the Commission  Prepare preliminary legal documents/instruments  Draft local agreements and contractual documents;  Interpret legal matters and implications;
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 Undertake surveys and research on assigned legal issues;  Collect and collate research data;  Interview clients for proper referrals;  Prepare monthly reports; and  Prepare briefs and papers on legal.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:- i. Bachelor’s degree in Law ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Education from the Kenya School of Law iii. Must have at least six ( 6) years’ experience three(3) of which at senior legal officer or equivalents iv. Proficiency in computer applications v. Must have Good communication and presentations

2. SENIOR LEGAL OFFICERS – (NLC GRADE 6) – FOUR (4) POSTS Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Legal Officers (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000) This position is responsible for providing legal advice to the commission and safeguard its interests through various legal initiatives and facilitate decision making for enhanced effectiveness in the fulfillment of its constitutional and statutory mandate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the supervision of the Chief legal officer, the officer will be performing the following duties  Implement policies, procedures and regulations on legal affairs and enforcement  Implement procedures for safeguarding National Land Commission’s interests  Implement legal decisions and court orders for the Commission  Give input in development of legislation as appropriate Assist in representing the Commission on litigation and court cases for the Commission  Prepare preliminary legal documents/instruments  Draft local agreements and contractual documents;
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 Interpret legal issues and implications  Prepare legal opinions;  Prepare briefs on legal matters in the Commission;  Carry out surveys and research on assigned legal issues;  Collect and collate research data; and  Compile progress reports.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:- i. Bachelor’s degree in Law ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Education from the Kenya School of Law iii. At least five (5) years’ working experience iv. Proficiency in computer applications

3. LEGAL OFFICERS – (NLC GRADE 7) – SIX (6) POSTS Gross Salary Scale for The position of Legal Officers (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000) An officer at this position is responsible for rendering legal services in preparation of legal opinions, studies, reports and correspondence as well as ensuring the provision of effective legal advice on a diverse range of substantive and procedural issues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the supervision of the senior legal officer, the officer will be performing the following duties;  Ensure the timely filing of Court document.  Attend court in various cases in which the Commission is party to.  Draft legal documents pertaining to different matters.  Write reports on various assignments.  Advise walk in clients on various land matters.  Conduct research on various substantive and procedural issues.  Attend the Commission’s meetings and rendering legal advice.
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 Carry out review of grants and dispositions of public land to establish their legality or propriety.  Attend court on behalf of the Commission to tender evidence or adduce documents.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution. ii. Post-graduate Diploma in Law iii. Advocate of the High Court iv. Must have served as a Legal Officer in the public or private sector for at least three (3) years v. Proficiency in computer applications

(B) AUDIT & RISK MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT 1. PRINCIPAL INTERNAL AUDITOR –NLC GRADE 4- ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for provision of independent objective assurance on the effectiveness of NLC risk management, internal controls and governance processes to support the achievement of the Commissions goals and objectives Gross Salary Scale for The position of Principal Internal Auditor (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Under the supervision of Head Audit and Risk Management, the officer will be performing the following duties:  Design and develop audit programmes of IT, operational, governance and financial audits to ensure efficiency and effectiveness and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.  Coordinate the implementation of the Fraud and Corruption policy to establish breaches of the commission’s code conduct  Manage and coordinate various audit and risk management activities towards the realization of the departments objectives
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 Prepare annual audit work plans in accordance with the risk assessment framework and for the smooth running of the department  Ensure maintenance of high audit standards, adherence to plans, budgets and work schedules for compliance with applicable laws and regulations  Evaluate the adequacy and timeliness of management’s responses and ensure that corrective action is taken on significant audit recommendations
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 Develop new initiatives that are aimed at improving internal audit operational efficiencies and effectiveness  Carry out special audits on requests in case of suspicious transactions or fraud  Review of the completeness and accuracy of the commission’s Annual Financial Statements for compliance to procedures, guidelines and Audit standards  Review audit plans, programmes and budgets for execution of the department’s mandate  Review draft audit reports and working papers for preparation of final reports  Provide Secretarial support to the Audit and Risk Management Committee during its various meetings  Evaluate and ensure the implementation of internal Audit Reports in pursuit of the overall mandate of the commission

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, Risk Management, Finance from a recognized institution ii. Certificate in Senior Management Course (SMC) iii. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or its equivalent from a recognized institution is mandatory iv. Member of ICPAK v. Nine (9) years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization vi. Knowledge of relevant auditing and accounting standards vii. Possession of risk assessment skills and the ability to plan effectively to ensure adequate coverage of all high and critical risks is necessary. viii. Proficiency in computer application.

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2. CHIEF AUDIT AND RISK MANAGEMENT –NLC GRADE 5- ONE (2) POSTS An officer at this position is responsible for providing independent objective assurance on the effectiveness of NLC risk management, internal controls and governance processes to support the achievement of the Commissions goals and objectives. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Chief Internal Auditor (Min Kshs. 132,000 – Max kshs. 207,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under the supervision of the Principal Internal Auditor, the officer will be performing the following duties;  Review audit reports and working papers prepared by the Senior Internal Auditor;  Lead and coordinate the implementation of audit plans as approved by the Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC)  Supervise and review performance of the senior audit officers.  Review budgets and budgetary control procedures for the commission.  Review of the completeness and accuracy of the Annual Financial Statements  Prepare audit plans and programs for the Commission.  Review internal control systems on IT, financial and other operations;  Assist in develop strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of operating systems within the Commission;  Verify existence and safety of the Commission’s assets;  Prepare audit reports to management and subsequently following up to ensure audit recommendations are implemented ;  Maintain high audit standards and adherence to plans, budgets and work schedules;  Ensure compliance with existing policies, regulations, instructions and procedures in financial and other operations; and
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 Undertake spot checks and special investigations of the Commission’s operations including revenue collection.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option) Business Administration/Management (Finance or Accounting Option) or its equivalent from a recognized institution. ii. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or CIA, CISA, CFE, CRMA its equivalent from a recognized institution is mandatory. iii. Must be a member of a relevant professional association e.g. ICPAK & ACCA, IIA, ISACA iv. Must have served as an Auditor/Risk officer in the public or private sector for at least six (6) years, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory level. v. Proficiency in computer applications

3. INTERNAL AUDIT OFFICER –NLC GRADE 7- ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the implementation of internal audit policies, systems and procedures in line with the audit plan and to ensure that the commission’s internal control, risk management framework and governance processes are adequate to safeguard the Commission’s resources Gross Salary Scale for The position of Internal Audit Officer (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max kshs. 95,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Conduct audit exercises and assurance in the commission  Collect data on information systems and processes of the Commission to be used in the validation of financial documents  Carry out quarterly and annual stock taking exercise for appropriate inventory maintenance
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 Prepare documentation i.e. working papers, planning memorandums and audit reports as required by management in line with the quality standards of the audit process  Assist in undertaking audit of the Information Technology infrastructure  Conduct audit assignments as may be assigned  Support external auditors during the Commission’s annual audit exercise  Ensure implementation of the Audit plan and programmes  Undertake other duties as shall be assigned.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:  Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

 Passed Part I of any of the following professional qualifications: Certified Public Accountants (K), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Association of Certified Chartered Accountant;

 Three (3) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization  Knowledge of relevant legislation and professional standards  Proficiency in Computer application  Good communication skills, both verbal and written  Met the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

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(C) RESEARCH DIRECTORATE 1. DEPUTY DIRECTOR, RESEARCH – (NLC GRADE 3)- ONE (I) POST This position is responsible for the implementation of the, Constitutional mandate – Article 67 (2,3) to ‘Conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources, and make recommendations to appropriate authorities.’ Gross Salary Scale for The position of Deputy Director, Research (Min Kshs. 236,000 – Max kshs. 351,000

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions;

 Contribute to the preparation and formulation of the Directorate’s annual work plan, procurement plan and budgeting process.  Assist in strategy and policy formulation for the Directorate.  Support, select, supervise, and enable professional training, career development and directing the work of the Principal Officers.  Assist in defining the work targets and outcomes.  Monitor progress on research goals and provide training as required  Facilitate in the conducting of annual performance reviews and meetings.  Deliver and communicate regular and positive feedback providing progress on goals.  Ensure the collection, handling and dissemination of knowledge management is ongoing.  Ensure that projects are executed successfully completed within the time frames to meet research objectives.  Managing and directing the research and knowledge management programmes to meet National Land Commission to capitalize on potential new areas of research in land matters.  Enabling management and external partners/clients to understand the results and implications of research and knowledge management results on the land sector.  Driving research vision in line with achieving the strategic direction as envisaged in the Strategic Plan 2014-2018.  Advices on the appropriate solutions to complex land concern/problems and effects on land reform and development problems e.g. Vision 2030.
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 Assist design working models, frameworks for improving land governance through a variety of multi- sectoral and multi-disciplinary research.  Develop project designs and oversee management.  Supervises the management of multiple and diverse researches internally and through partnerships.  Conducting research site visits.  Trouble-shooting and problem solving as land issues arise.  Working with the internal and external scientific advisory bodies e.g. National Science and technology Commission, KIPPRA e.t.c  Reaching out to partners, meeting critical importance to the land sector and National Land Commission for purposes of networking.  Overseeing the production of quality reports and findings  Perform quality assurance checks on research programmes and systems.  Fund raise effectively for projects and activities while maintaining good working relationships with the donors and partners.  Assist in the design development and setting up of the National Land Policy and Research Centre.  Participate in the procurement plan  Participate in the preparation of the Directorate’s budget.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Master’s degree in Land Management, Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication.
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ii. Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication iii. Must have served in a research field in the public or private sector for at least fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which must have been in a senior management. iv. Proficiency in computer applications

2. PRINCIPAL RESEARCH OFFICER (NLC GRADE 4) ONE (1) POST

An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for the implementation of the, Constitutional mandate – Article 67 (2,3) to ‘Conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources, and make recommendations to appropriate authorities.

Gross Salary Scale for The position of Principal Research Officer (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Contribute to the preparation and formulation of the Directorate’s annual work plan, procurement plan and annual budget.  Directing the work of the Chief Research Officers.  Assist in the facilitation of conducting annual performance reviews and meetings.  Deliver and communicate regular and positive feedback progress on goals.  Assist in the organization and management of land knowledge for dissemination  Enabling management and external partners/clients to understand the results and implications of research and knowledge management results on the land sector.  Assist in the implementation in the setting up of the National Land Policy and Research Centre.  Assist in implementing policies and strategies for the Directorate.  Certifying that the rules and procedures of conducting research are compliant within recognised National Land Commission Research and Ethics Policy as well as Permits for Research authenticated.  Review, analyse and synthesize information and ensure all projects are conducted with sound practices and techniques.  Develop conceptual frameworks to guide project work in the Commission.
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 Collaborate with quantitative or qualitative researchers to design and develop questionnaires, instruments and databases.  Disseminate findings through publication of papers and progress and technical reports.  Determine appropriate techniques to collect, analyze and report qualitative or quantitative data.  Aids in the preparation and management of the Directorate’s procurement budget and plan.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Master’s degree in Land Management, Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication. ii. Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication. iii. Served in the Research field in the public or private sector for at least nine (9) years, three (3) years of which must have been in a middle management level role. iv. Proficiency in Computer applications

3. SENIOR RESEARCH OFFICERS ( NLC GRADE 6) TWO (2) POSTS An officer at level position will responsible for the implementation of the, Constitutional mandate – Article 67 (2,3) to ‘Conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources, and make recommendations to appropriate authorities. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Research Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions;  Directing the work of research officers.  Identify and develop research proposals in accordance with the National Land Commission.  Assess proposals including conceptual, methodological, operational, evaluative and financial aspects.  Determine mechanisms for dissemination and utilization of research results.  Develop and maintain partnerships with funding agencies for project activities.  Prepare project documents for approval as well as project completion reports
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 Coordinate the preparation of contracts.  Assist in coordinating research  Plan and manage project evaluations  Assist researchers in writing, editing and publishing research results.  Assist in the production and dissemination of knowledge  Implement in the setting up of the National Land Policy and Research Centre

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelors’ degree in Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication or its equivalent from a recognized institution. ii. Served in the Research field in the public or private sector for at least Five (5)years iii. Proficiency in computer applications

4. RESEARCH OFFICERS ( NLC GRADE 7) TWO (2) POSTS An officer at level position is responsible for provision of support in the implementation of the Constitutional mandate as assigned in Article 67 (2, 3) to meet project goals, research methods, variables and other test parameters in line with the departmental strategy Gross Salary Scale for The position of Research Officer (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max kshs. 905,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions  Conduct literature reviews and analysis of data to suggest conclusion and support decision making by the management  Plan and collate data for knowledge creation and management in the preparation of policies on land related issue  Draft reports for presentation to the Senior officer for further review  Assist in the implementation and evaluation of research projects to determine the value and the impact of the programmes
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 Conduct stakeholder/key expert interviews as part on the research process of collection data that will be used in the policy formulation  Prepare, assess and disseminate research results to ensure accurate interpretation that will facilitate decision making by the management  Provide administrative support to senior staff in managing research projects to ensure effective and efficient operations  Prepare project completion reports to determine the sustainability of the various programmes and evaluation of the deliverables

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics, Gender and Development Studies, Sociology, Environmental Sciences, Anthropology, Education or Communication Planning or any other relevant field from a recognised institution ii. Three (3) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iii. Knowledge in Statistical Programmes iv. Knowledge of professional standards v. Knowledge of relevant legislation

(D) SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT 1. CHIEF SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICERS, (NLC GRADE 5) ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the provision of general supply chain support to the commission in the delivery of service. The position manages stock levels, store samples, assists in the preparation of specifications, participates in the tendering process, and reports on goods received Gross Salary Scale for The position of Chief Supply Management Officer (Min Kshs. 132,000 – Max kshs. 207,000)

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will be responsible to perform the following functions  Planning and coordinating a range of supply chain management activities  Coordinate sourcing of Goods, Works and Services though E-Procurement  Provision of Secretariat services to tender evaluation/negotiation Committee  Monitor contract management in accordance with terms and conditions of contract  Perform Monitoring of procurement activities and preparing exceptional reports  Certifying invoices and payment vouchers to suppliers;  Undertaking market surveys and research to support procurement decisions;  Evaluating procurement reports and recommendations  Coordinating work planning activities;  Compiling performance and staff appraisal reports;  Managing supply chain management records; and  Compiling periodical reports.  ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelor’s degree in purchasing and supply management or Business Administration/Commerce/Economics or equivalent qualification ii. Diploma in Procurement/Chartered Institute of Purchasing in Supply (CIPS) Diploma or equivalent iii. Served as a Senior Supply Chain Management officer in the public or private sector for at least six (6) years, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory level. iv. Computer proficiency and ability to operate ERP or Procure to pay systems. v. Must be a registered member of KISM or CIPS or member of relevant professional body vi. Be licensed to practice procurement in Kenya by KISM vii. Should have good knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Legal Framework

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3. SENIOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICER (NLC GRADE 6) ONE (I) POST An officer at this level will be responsible for ensuring value for money in supply chain processes Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Supply Management Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max kshs. 130,000) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Consolidate Annual and Revised Procurement Plan  Consolidate Annual Disposal Plan  Check all procurement requisitions and ensuring all procurements are as per plan  Prepare statutory reports to PPRA and other relevant bodies  Prepare quarterly performance report for presentation to the Commission  Prepare RFP, EOI, Tender documents and prequalification documents in consultation with the users  Evaluate quotations /tenders  Participate in the evaluation of tenders  Undertake reconciliation of records as necessary  Identify obsolete stores and equipment for disposal

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have: i. Bachelor’s degree in purchasing and supply management or Business Administration/Commerce/Economics or equivalent qualification ii. Diploma in Procurement/Chartered Institute of Purchasing in Supply (CIPS) Diploma or equivalent iii. Served in the Procurement field in the public or private sector for at least five (5) years iv. Computer proficiency and ability to operate ERP or Procure to pay systems. v. Must be a registered member of KISM or CIPS vi. Should have good knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Legal Framework vii. Be licensed to practice procurement in Kenya by KISM

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(E) LAND USE PLANNING DIRECTORATE 1. PRINCIPAL LAND USE PLANNING OFFICER NLC (GRADE 4) FIVE (5) POSTS An officer to this responsible for monitoring and overseeing the preparation and implementation of land use plans by counties and management bodies as well as compliance Gross Salary Scale for The position of Principal Land Use Officer (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Oversee the preparation of land use plans for unregistered community and public land to facilitate surveying and registration  Supervise and provide guidance to the Chief Planners  Devise and implement strategies for public education, participation and engagement on land use planning  Coordinate periodic data collection and studies on appropriate land delivery systems, strategies and management frameworks for various users.  Coordinate preparation of land use plans for resettlement, settlement schemes, adjudication areas  Work with relevant agencies on the preparation of land use plans as a framework for managing public land both at the national and county levels  Provide guidance on data requirements for the various categories of land use plans  Implement land use planning policies, strategies, standards and programmes.  Conduct public education on land use planning and development control matters in the counties  Provide support to Land Management Boards in defined cluster of counties  Advise on special conditions to be attached to leases.  Conduct thematic studies on matters relating to land use planning such as human settlement patterns, urbanization patterns and urban sprawl  Participate in the supervision of preparation of national and county and national land use plans
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 Coordinate collection and analysis of data on the requirements of various categories of land users  Participate in conflict resolution on land use matters and providing guidance on the commission’s perspective  Coordinate the collection of planning information and updating the director periodically for onward advice to the commission as part of land use planning monitoring  Providing advice to the government and private agencies on development proposals and plans  Liaise with the county governments in the preparation and updating of the county spatial plan and other enabling plans.  Coordinate with the counties in the preparation of land use plans for managing public land both at the county and national government levels  Liaise with and coordinate other specialized agencies responsible for development planning in transport infrastructure works, energy and oil, mining and other natural resources.  Prepare annual state of land use planning reports and submit to parliament and to the president  Participate in county land use planning, monitoring and oversight and act as link person.  Undertake studies on land suitability and advice on the suitability of the land to be acquired for public purposes including creating land banks by both the national and county governments.  Participate preparation of departmental budgets  Participate preparation of departmental procurement programme  Participate in budgeting and costing of departmental work plans  Participate in Project/ programme costing and preparation of MOUs for funding
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have; i. Master’s degree in Urban Regional Planning from a university recognized in Kenya. ii. Bachelor’s degree in Urban Regional Planning or humanities and social sciences, or survey engineering from a recognized University
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iii. Must have served for at least at least 9 years of relevant experience as an urban and regional planner (three of which should have been in senior management level) in public and or private sector including research. iv. Be registered with the Physical Planners Registration Board in Kenya and be in good standing v. Be a corporate member of a recognized planner’s professional association in Kenya and be in good standing vi. Have undergone senior leadership development programme vii. Proficiency in computer application

2. PRINCIPAL, LAND SURVEYOR (NLC GRADE 4) (1) POST) An Officer at this position is responsible for providing assistance in administration of the Survey and Mapping Section. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Principal Surveyor (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max Kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Supervise and coordinate chief surveyors in the counties in their day to day duties.  Assist in building the required capacity for conducting survey and mapping for the staff through remote sensing technology and maintain forest resource database. Prepare annual work and procurement plans.  Provision of expert witness on litigation matters concerning boundary disputes.  Cause investigation and resolution of boundary disputes.  Supervise the compilation of documents leading to the drawing up of boundary plans, titles, leases and sub-leases issued by National Land Commission.  Oversee legal documents, discharges and transfers at headquarters.  Monitor and evaluate land surveying programmes.  Assist in feasibility studies and other research related programmes for creation of new land adjudication and settlement schemes.  Identify environmentally fragile areas in settlement schemes and adjudication sections and recommending their conservation.
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 Supervise the administration of Group ranches and maintenance of member’s registers.  Plan, develop, coordinate and implement survey and mapping programmes and policies.  Prepare and submit technical and administrative reports.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Surveying and Photogrammetry, Survey, Geographical Information Systems, Planning or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. ii. Must have served in the grade of Chief Land Adjudication and Settlement Officer for at least nine (9) years, three (3) of which must have been at a senior management level. iii. Full member of Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (Land Surveyors Chapter) iv. Computer application skills especially in Geographical Information Systems and Image analysis. v. Knowledge in relevant laws affecting the land sector. vi. Knowledge of land survey processes and dispute/conflict resolution skills. vii. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation skills, project management. viii. Knowledge of professional standards.

3. CHIEF LAND SURVEYOR (NLC GRADE 5) THREE (3) POSTS An officer at this position is responsible for the administration of the Surveying, Remote Sensing and Mapping section. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Chief Land Surveyor (Min Kshs. 132,000 – Max Kshs. 207,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Supervise the Senior Surveyors on day to day activities.  Coordinate planning and implementation of survey activities in the County or at the projects.  Manage and keep custody of survey records, registers, maps and data.  Establish and maintain an automated information system for mapping data and land boundary records.
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 Update land adjudication progress chart of the county.  Investigate and resolve boundary disputes.  Assist in compilation of documents leading to the drawing up of the boundary plans, titles, leases and sub-leases issued by National Land Commission.  Monitor and evaluate land adjudication and settlement programmes especially survey component at the county level.  Supervise the administration of Group Ranches and maintenance of members’ registers and cause inspection of group accounts.  Provision of survey data during feasibility surveys.  Implement survey and mapping programmes and policies.  Identify survey requirements and standards for specific areas.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS i. For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: ii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Surveying and Photogrammetry, Survey, Geographical Information Systems, Planning or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. iii. Must have served in the grade of Senior Land Adjudication and Settlement Officer for at least six (6) years, three (3) of which must have been at a senior management level. iv. Associate member of the Institute of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK). v. Supervisory Management Course. vi. Computer literacy. vii. Knowledge of relevant laws affecting the land sector. viii. Knowledge of land survey process. ix. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation skills and project management. x. Knowledge of professional standards.

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(G) NATURAL RESOURCE DIRECTORATE 1. CHIEF NATURAL RESOURCE OFFICER (NLC GRADE 5) TWO (2) POSTS Developing and implementing of programmes and projects the directorate has set in regards to Natural Resources Management Gross Salary Scale for The position of Chief Natural Resource Officers (Min Kshs. 132,000 – Max Kshs. 207,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Provide technical guidance regarding data and information gathering for the development of a land based natural resources inventory for the country.  Assist in establishing stakeholder linkages for the sustainable management of the country’s natural resources.  Support and assist in the development of bankable proposals for natural resource conservation and related resource mobilization programmes for the directorate.  Assist in tracking the implementation of various environmental and natural resources multilateral agreements (MEAs)  Participate in stakeholder meetings.  Develop and update the information sharing framework for natural resource management.  Assist in enhancing stakeholder linkages.  Assist in responding to diverse stakeholder issues and inquiries.  Facilitate the development of a natural resource information sharing framework

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines Land Economics, Land Management, Land Administration, Real Estate Management or an equivalent qualification form a recognized institution. ii. Must have served in a land administration position in the public or private sector for at least six (6) years, three (3) of which must have been at a senior management level. iii. Senior Management Course.

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2. SENIOR NATURAL RESOURCE OFFICER NLC GRADE 6) (1) POST This position is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of programmes and projects the directorate has set in regards to natural resources management. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Natural Resource Officers (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  supervise and appraise the natural resource officers  Coordinate data entry and analysis of data collected from the field.  Prepare technical reports relating to the Commission’s Natural Resources Management mandate.  Participate in stakeholder forums and meetings.  Conduct natural Resources monitoring and assessments.  Liaise with counties to collect and collate data and information regarding natural resource inventory.  Conduct verification of stakeholder issues regarding natural resources conservation.  Undertake report writing for the directorate.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines Land Economics, Land Management, Land Administration, Real Estate Management or an equivalent qualification form a recognized institution. ii. Must have served in a land administration position in the public or private sector for at least five (5) years. iii. Computer literacy especially in data analysis. iv. Knowledge of relevant legislations and standards v. Knowledge of professional standards

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3) NATURAL RESOURCE OFFICER NLC GRADE 7) ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for provision of support to the directorate in data and information collection, collation, analysis and reporting Gross Salary Scale for The position of Natural Resource Officers (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Provide support in monitoring and evaluation for the directorate’s programmes and projects, to validate the efficiency and effectiveness on the utilization of resources within the directorate  Conduct data and information gathering, entry and analysis  Support the Directorate’s natural resources assessments and stakeholder engagement sessions, through the provision of administrative services such as minute-taking  Respond to non-complex issues and inquiries, for the provision of clarity on various issues in regards to environment and natural resource management  Compile data to assist in report writing for the directorate by management

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines Land Economics, Land Management, Land Administration, Real Estate Management or an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. ii. 3 years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iii. Computer literacy especially in relevant data analysis software. iv. Knowledge of relevant legislation.

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(H) FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATE 1. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTS OFFICER NLC GRADE 4 ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for maintenance of an adequate and compliant financial system and controls to ensure efficient financial records, financial statements and other financial reports for decision making are complete and timely. Gross Salary Scale for the position of Principal Accounts Officer (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max Kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Review internal controls and ensure integrity of financial procedures and records  Review and monitor the general ledger on a regular basis and ensure its accuracy and completeness.  Lead the development and performance management of Senior Accountant, Accountant I and II to ensure the achievement of both individual and commission goals  Ensure authorized and signed vouchers for suppliers in the IFMIS system are delivered to the next section, in line with established procedures, to ensure adherence to the financial management systems  Examine payment and journal vouchers and forward for review, approval and authorization by Deputy Director Finance and Accounts, to ensure proper usage of resources and avoid wastage  Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial progress reports for the department and forward for approval, to ensure informed decisions are made within the Commission in a timely manner  Verify and ensure that all ledger transactions are correctly posted  Address financial issues and inquiries from internal and external customers  Coordinate and manage external audits to enhance transparency and accountability of the utilization of resources in the commission  Facilitate internal audits during review of accounting and administrative controls.  Monitor revenue and AIA collection and expenditures based on approved budgets to ensure adherence to the set guidelines.
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 Ensure application of sound principles, systems and techniques in accounting for finances, assets, revenue and expenditure.  Manage the accounting of special funds including donor, programmes and project funds  Monitor implementation of Accounting standards (IPSAS in particular) and systems for compliance; including Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) operations.  Develop financial reports on expenditure trends  Determine controls to ensure integrity of financial procedures and records  Update records of financial and accounting operations and assist in preparation of final accounts.  Prepare financial management reports that include monthly expenditure, returns, monthly bank reconciliation, revenue/AIA returns, cash flow statements and analysis of deposits  Ensure proper accountability and reporting for special funds including donors, programmes and project funds  Ensure that financial/accounting documents are in safe custody and easy to retrieve for reference  Ensure that the Commission is always in good books with KRA, NHIF, NSSF, etc by ensuring that disbursements for statutory, other deductions and withholding tax are processed and that the relevant returns are filed within the legal and laid datelines

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance), Economics or Business Management, Administration from a recognized University. ii. Nine (9) years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization iii. Knowledge and practical application of IPSAS Cash in financial reporting for a minimum of two (2) years iv. Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) v. Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and be of good professional standing
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vi. Practical Knowledge and application of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Public Finance Management Regulations 2015 vii. Knowledge of Code of Ethics & Regulations

2. SENIOR ACCOUNTANT NLC GRADE 6 ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for performance of financial accounting and reporting for the Commission activities. This position is also responsible for the verification, consolidation and presentation of transactions for the Commission to ensure integrity of accounting information. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Accountant Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Supervise the preparation of payment vouchers for suppliers, project Affected Persons (PAPs), staff salaries, statutory and other deductions, , travel claims, subsistence, luggage allowance, imprest warrants and any other Commission’s payments for review and approval by Principal Officer, to ensure timely payments and proper usage of resources and avoid wastage  Voting for payment vouchers and imprest warrants, to ensure that budgets are well controlled and coincide with the financial regulations of the Commission  Cross checking cheque payment sheets (CPS) for accuracy, to ensure no double payments are made and that the Commission does not incur extra costs  Post payments and receipts in the cash book to provide information on transactions, for the generation of reports, to ensure informed decision making by management  Reconcile the imprest and bank accounts, to ensure there is constant availability of funds within the unit, to ensure continuity of business operations within the Commission  Update vote book allocations, to ensure proper management of resources within the Commission  Ensure that financial/accounting documents are in safe custody and easy to retrieve for reference  Post ledgers in IFMIS, extraction of vote books from IFMIS  Write compensation cheques to PAPs
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 Arrange for withdrawal of cash for office use and ensure safety of the same at all times  Process payments  Collect revenue and banking all money due and payable to the Commission  Account for special funds including donors, programmes and project funds  Ensure disbursements for statutory and other deductions are processed and that the relevant returns are filed within the legal and laid datelines

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance), Economics or Business Management, Administration from a recognized University ii. Five (5) years of service or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iii. Completed and passed Part II of the Certified Public Accountant Kenya (CPA II) iv. Practical Knowledge and application of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Public Finance Management Regulations 2015 v. Knowledge of Code of Ethics & Regulations vi. Knowledge and practical application of IPSAS Cash in financial reporting for a minimum of two (2) years

3. ACCOUNTANT NLC GRADE 7 TWO (2) POSTS This position is responsible for preparation of payments and initiating payment process at the Commission. Also responsible for reconciliation and record keeping. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Accountant (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000)

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 Examine, invoice, input payment and imprest into IMFIS  Carryout sub ledgers reconciliation and advise how much funds are available;  Account for donor, programs and project funds;
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 Prepare accounting documents and review request for funds and ensure they are in line with procedures;  Confirm that vouchers that are surrendered are in line with the initial authority;  Prepare and request exchequer from Treasury;  Keep custody of vouchers, authority memo’s and other accountable documents;  Fast tracking of payments processes  Advise clients and staff on the status of their payments;  Reconcile bank accounts of the Commission, client accounts and imprest accounts;  Assist in compiling of financial statements  Manage imprest or advance payments  Ensure that payments are made and imprest accounted for as per the finance policy and regulations  Collect revenues and AIA  Compute and issue withholding tax certificates to both suppliers and staff  Process disbursements for statutory and other deductions and file relevant returns within the legal and laid datelines

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance), Economics or Business Management, Administration from a recognized University. ii. Part II of the Certified Public Accountant Kenya (CPAK II) iii. Three (3) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization. iv. Computer literacy v. Knowledge of IPSAS Cash in financial reporting for a minimum of one (1) years vi. Practical Knowledge and application of Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Public Finance Management Regulations 2015 vii. Knowledge of Code of Ethics & Regulations

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4) SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICER NLC GRADE 6 ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the provision of administrative support in order to ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Administration Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Ensure timely repair and maintenance of the Commission’s vehicles.  Ensure timely memos are prepared to the Supply Chain Management unit for acquisition and payment of services.  Implement measures to ensure prudent utilization of resources.  Manage and ensure the security of Commission’s assets.  Ensure proper documentation is in order for staff travelling outside of the Country  Ensure timely requisitions, proper storage and efficient but economical use of all caretaking supplies.  Coordinate the Commission’s Programmes including inter departmental activities.  Ensure secure and friendly working conditions.  Assist to develop and implement emergency preparedness plans.  Carry out physical security surveys of the commission’s buildings in order to determine lapses and recommend on how to overcome the same  Ensure that the commission offices are kept clean at all times  Supervise and appraise the Administration Officers to ensure alignment of set goals as per the performance appraisal schemes

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized University ii. Certificate in Senior Management Course iii. Computer literacy iv. Knowledge of Code of Ethics & Regulations
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v. Five (5) years of service or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization

6) ADMINISTRATION OFFICER NLC GRADE 7 ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the execution of administrative support service which includes maintaining amenities, ensuring support staff keeps and maintain proper hygiene of the office Gross Salary Scale for the position of Administration (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Plan for re-training and re-certification of drivers as well as registration and certification of the Commission’s vehicles to ensure skills are always kept up to date  Ensure compliance of safety standards in the transport function such as plan for first aid training.  Coordinate the Commission’s Programmes including inter departmental activities to ensure cohesion of the team is always key  Ensure secure and friendly working conditions  Implement emergency preparedness plans to ensure safety is always priority  Carry out physical security surveys of the commission’s buildings in order to determine lapses and recommend on how to overcome the same  Ensure communication systems are functional to maintain proper channels are open  Ensure proper facilitation of stationery and other office equipment to the directorate  Assist in the implementation of gender and disability friendly infrastructure  Ensure up to date inventory of vehicles and accessories to keep track of commission’s property  Assist in the disposal of assets within the Commission to maintain a waste free environment  Initiate action on asset management and inventory to keep in line with functional objectives on deliverables

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
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i. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized University ii. Three (3) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iii. Computer literacy iv. Knowledge of Code of Ethics & Regulations

(I) VALUATION & TAXATION DIRECTORATE 1. PRINCIPAL VALUATION OFFICER NLC GRADE (4) FOUR (4) POSTS An officer at this position is responsible for coordinating land valuation and taxation activities within a given schedule. Gross Salary Scale for the position of Principal Valuation and Taxation Officers (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max Kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Set performance targets and evaluation for staff directly under supervision.  Mentor and coach staff.  Coordinate valuation of ground rents and stand premiums payable for new land allocations and lease renewals.  Implement Constitutional and Statutory provisions on valuation and taxation.  Coordinate valuation for stamp-duty payable on land transactions.  Coordinate review of rents for lease extensions and change in user of land.  Prepare management of reports on regular basis.  Develop and maintain a databank of property values.  Establish valuation rolls for rate able property and providing advice on assessment for payment.  Handle and provide feedback to the public on land valuation and taxation matters.  Carry out valuations for compulsory acquisition and easements for the National, County governments and acquiring bodies.  Attend court proceedings as an expert witness in matters of valuation and compulsory acquisition.
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ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics or Real Estate from a recognized institution. ii. Must be a registered and licensed Valuer with valid up-to-date certificates from the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya and Valuers Registration Board. iii. Must have served as a Real Estate Valuer for at least 9 years, 3 years of which must have been at Middle Management Level. iv. Computer Literacy v. Knowledge of relevant legislation vi. Knowledge of professional standards

2. SENIOR VALUATION AND TAXATION OFFICER NLC GRADE (6) SIX (6) POSTS An officer at this position is responsible for providing conveyancing and valuation activities in the Valuation and Taxation Directorate. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Senior Valuation and Taxation Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000) DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 Supervising the day to day activities of the subordinates.  Prepare work plans.  Implement Constitutional and Statutory provisions on valuation and taxation of land at National and County government levels.  Maintain a databank of property values and ensure updating, maintenance and security of records in their areas of posting.  Value ground rents and stand premium payable for new land allocations and lease renewals.  Value stamp-duty payable on land transactions.  Review enhanced rents for lease extensions and change in user of land.  Undertake valuations for compulsory acquisitions and easements.  Undertake valuations for taxation.  Prepare monthly reports on work undertaken.
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 Direct appropriately enquiries from the public on land valuation and taxation matters.

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics or Real Estate from a recognized institution. ii. Associate or technical member of Institute of Surveyors of Kenya. iii. Five (5) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iv. Computer literacy. v. Knowledge of relevant legislation. vi. Knowledge of professional standards.

3. VALUATION AND TAXATION OFFICER, NLC GRADE 7, FOUR (4) POSTS) This position is responsible for providing conveyancing and valuation activities in the Valuation and Taxation Directorate. Gross Salary Scale for The position of Valuation and Taxation Officer (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Direct valuation enquiries to appropriate officers.  File valuation reports and update valuation registers/cards.  Write valuation awards in accordance with provides schedules.  Custody of acquisition maps and plans.  Measure developments in the field during inspections for valuations.  Undertake searches at various County Land Registry offices for valuation purposes.  Deliver valuation correspondence to acquiring agencies

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics or Real Estate from a recognized institution. ii. Technical member of Institute of Surveyors of Kenya.
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iii. Must have served as a Real Estate Valuer for at least 3 years in public or private sectors. iv. Proficient in Computer application v. Knowledge of professional standards vi. Knowledge of relevant legislation

(J) COUNTY COORDINATORS – (NLC GRADE 3) – FIVE (5) POSTS (REPLACEMENT)

County Coordinator is the principal representative of the National Land Commission at the County and is responsible for the coordination and Implementation of the mandate of the National Land Commission at the County level. Gross Salary Scale for the position of County Coordinators (Min Kshs. 236,000 – Max Kshs. 351,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Specifically the officer will be expected to  Review and make recommendations on all Development Applications in accordance with the law at the County level;  Prepare quarterly, annual performance reports and annual budgets;  Coordinate identification and development of a public land inventory;  Coordinate the preparation of a register of all private land converted to public land by way of compulsory acquisition and Community land converted into public land;  Prepare and implement approved annual work plans in every financial year;  Day to day administration and management of the affairs of the County Office including staff training/development, appraisal and welfare;  Ensure staff compliance with Public Service values, principles and high levels of ethical standards;  Provide strategic leadership to facilitate effective delivery of Commission’s mandate;  In charge of County Office finances including revenue collection for services rendered;  In charge of all assets and the discharge of all liabilities of the County Office;  Resolution of disputes(Encouragement of TDRs);  Initiate the evaluation of parcels of public land based on land capabilities and
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 Performing any new duties as assigned by the supervisor.

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For appointment to this grade, an officer must have i. Degree in Public Administration, Finance and accounting, Law, Economics, Management, Land and Natural Resources or any other relevant field. ii. Masters degree in Public Administration, Finance and accounting, Law, Economics, Management, Land and Natural Resources or any other relevant field. iii. Masters degree and/or degree in land related field will be an added advantage iv. 12 years of service, five (5) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization v. Have a certificate in a Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution vi. Clear understanding of the commission’s mandate and its alignments to national goals and vision 2030 vii. In-depth knowledge in professional standards and budgeting viii. Computer literacy

(K) HUMAN RESOURCE DIRECTORATE – (REPLACEMENT) 1. PRINCIPAL HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER – (NLC GRADE 4) – ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the implementation of the human resource strategy on staff development to ensure availability of competencies for all positions in the commission, to enhance delivery of service in the management of land. Gross Salary Scale for the position of Principal Human Resource Officer (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max Kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Participate in the development of, and implement the human resource directorate work plan to assist in the implementation of the human resource strategy that ensures the availability
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of a competent and motivated work force that supports efficiency in the delivery of the commission strategy  Carry out Training Needs Analysis to identify training needs at the individual, departmental and organizational levels, to ensure the training conducted is aligned with the strategic objectives of the commission and to support the transfer of skills to staff in the normal course of work  Assist in the development of the Human Resource Management policies, regulations, procedures and systems, to ensure the availability of guidelines that enhance delivery of service in timely manner and with consideration to high quality standards  Assist with the preparation of a training plan to ensure training is delivered within set timelines and quality standards to meet training objectives  Coordinate all human resource and development statutory requirements such as wealth declarations and subscriptions to professional bodies, to ensure minimal exposure to risk to the commission due to noncompliance  Implement induction programmes for new employees and interns, to ensure the employees and interns adjust into the new work environment with ease and for enhanced performance  Process employee requests for training outside the country in compliance with policies and procedures to ensure the trainees are facilitated in a timely manner  Coordinate the recruitment process in line with the commission recruitment policies and procedures, to ensure timely implementation of recruitment plan that supports the attraction of highly competent candidates for the commission to choose from  Assist the user departments to manage employee performance and to determine manpower requirements in order to support improved departmental performance  Create and maintain relevant records and statistic on labour market trends, to assist with the development of succession plans and staff retention strategies, to ensure the commission critical positions are filled at all times by staff with the required competencies  Prepare and review schemes of service for all cadres of staff in the Commission, to assist in the provision of guidelines in the performance of human resource management functions  Prepare and maintain data on staff Competencies, competency levels records, as well as ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, to assist in the development of training needs assessment reports, and in the development of succession plans
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 Prepare accurate and timely performance reports for HRD&ER directorate, to ensure appropriate strategies are developed and implemented to address challenges identified in order to enhance performance  Oversee job evaluation exercises at the commission to ensure the exercise is compliant with the commission policies and procedures, and to ensure the enhance the attainment of quality standards  Develop accurate job descriptions for all staff in the Commission to support in recruitment, promotion and other staff management processes  Advice user departments on recruitment to ensure the staff with the right competencies are placed in all critical positions at the commission to support smooth delivery of land management services  Develop training materials such as multimedia visual aids to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of content, to enhance the achievement of training objectives  Supervise the Chief Human Resource Management Officer, to ensure the officer is developed and attains high performance standards

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences such as Government, Sociology, Public/Business Administration, Human Resource/Personnel Management or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from the Institute of Human Resource Management or any other recognized institution iii. Certificate in Senior Management Course or its equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution iv. Nine (9) years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization v. Computer literacy, vi. Knowledge in budgeting, vii. knowledge of Employment/labour related legislations

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L) MONITORING AND EVALUATION 1. HEAD MONITORING AND EVALUATION – (NLC GRADE 3) – ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the development and implementation of set standards for quality of programme delivery, formulation of frameworks for programme planning, monitoring and performance assessments, both at the Head Office and the County Offices and advisory role to the Secretariat and the Commissioners on strategic programme management Gross Salary Scale for the position of Head Monitoring and Evaluation (Min Kshs. 236,000 – Max Kshs. 351,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Develop and implement strategies, policies and procedures to support the quality assurance on programs design and implementation  Coordinate data quality assessments to ensure that data being reported is of good quality  Develop and oversee the implementation of research, monitoring and evaluation policies, systems and procedures, to provide a guidance framework to assist in the implementation of the directorate strategy in the operations of the commission  Develop, implement, and monitor the budget for research, monitoring and evaluation directorate to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the management of the commission’s financial resources  Responsible for the performance management, training and development of staff in the directorate, to ensure achievement of the directorate’s mandate, and consequently the achievement of the directorate’s mandate  Facilitate institutional reviews, learning and adaptive management of programs based on lessons learnt.  Coordinate internal and external reporting requirements; to Parliament, to donors, the Directorate of National Values and Principles of Governance, Sub Sector reporting to Treasury, among others  Develop project baseline studies and internal evaluations as a comparative tool  Provide technical support to programs on project design and implementation Develop programme guidelines with respect to planning, monitoring and evaluation to ensure quality assurance
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 Capacity building of Staff and Commissioners on Project Cycle Management, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation  Supervise Consultants on key studies such as external evaluation studies  Review programme documents to ensure they are in tandem with the Strategic Plan  Provide support to proposals development through design of log frames and providing necessary design analysis  Offer leadership in the development of measures and standards and indicators required for the commission to fulfil its mandate  Oversee the design and installation of functional database on key indicators that measure equity and inclusion of special interest groups and the county and national level c) Offer advisory on the development of tools that track and audit the research, monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure correct representation of data  Offer leadership with data analysis and collection of administrative data for use in reporting progress state, counties and private sectors have made on equality and inclusion of special interest groups

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Master’s Degree in Economic/Developmental Planning and Policy, Statistics or Social Sciences or any other relevant field from a recognized institution ii. Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or Post graduate training in monitoring and evaluation iii. 12 years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization iv. Knowledge of results based management v. Knowledge of international best practices on monitoring and evaluation vi. Sound social and technical research skills vii. Program management skills viii. Computer Literacy ix. Good decision making skills x. Good analytical skills.
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xi. Good program planning skills. xii. Good report writing skills xiii. Capacity building skills

2. SENIOR MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER- (NLC GRADE 6) –ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for the provision of guidance to programmes on matters related to programme planning, result tracking, reviews and reporting to ensure achievement of the departmental strategy support the quality assurance on programs design and implementation

Gross Salary Scale for the position of Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Min Kshs. 90 – Max Kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Support the Chief monitoring and evaluation Officer in monitoring of all activities of the different programmes of the Commission through the review of work plans and reports, collection of performance data and compiling the data into the programs database  Monitor and encourage the practice of systematic documentation of programme results and compliance with Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation tools, schedules and standards  Facilitate intra programme reflection and learning across the programmatic Directorates as part of the programme project management  Conduct quarterly County technical support, capacity building and supervisory visits to check on quality assurance  Randomize Field Monitoring and Field support and provide assistance to programmes to conduct outcomes monitoring  Gather and analyse changes in tracking indicators on a quarterly basis or as guided by the M&E framework for timely decision-making and improved programming

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i. Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution in Development, Economics, Information Management, or Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. ii. Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation iii. Five (5) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iv. Computer literacy. v. Knowledge of basic budgeting skills vi. Knowledge of relevant legislation. vii. Knowledge of professional standards. viii. Information, cultural or media literacy

3. MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER- (NLC GRADE 7) –ONE (1) POST The officer will be responsible in assisting in designing and implementing the M&E activities of NLC’s projects; assisting in preparing Quarterly/Annual Commission reports, developing and maintaining the management information system of the Project and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the Commission activities and projects. Gross Salary Scale for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Participate in the development and review of NLC’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) framework and guidelines.  Undertake participatory monitoring and evaluation of Commission activities.  Collect, collate and compile periodic M&E reports for the assigned NLC’s activities.  Assist in Commission budgeting activities and planning.  Assist in quality assurance on programs design and implementation.  Assist in undertaking baseline studies and internal evaluation.  Support programs/ Directorates on project design and implementation. ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
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i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields; Business Management, Statistics, Economics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. ii. Diploma or Certificate in Project Management or Monitoring and Evaluation. iii. At least 3 years of relevant working experience. iv. Proficiency in computer applications. v. Good communication skills, both oral and written. vi. Meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

M) ICT DEPARTMENT 1. PRINCIPAL NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR- (NLC GRADE 4) –ONE (1) POST This position is responsible to ensures availability and maintenance of commissions Local area Network(LAN), Wide area Network (WAN), VPN,WIRELESS network to ensure document sharing, network printing and file transfer within and outside the commission and also provides and maintains network security

Gross Salary Scale for the position of Principal Network Administrator (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max Kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Supervise and review of Chief Network Administrator’s day to day activities are achieved  Develop, deploy and maintain ICT infrastructure for the Commission to ensure there are secure and able to support the growth of the commission  Supervise, train and appraise assigned Information Communication Technology Officers  General supervision of outsourced contracts and co-ordination of Information Communication Technology projects in the unit. Operational Responsibilities:  Ensure that reliable network exists to allow the commissions’ stakeholders to access the commission’s public servers for web published updates on matters related to Land  Establish network specifications by conferring with users of the commission  Ensure processes, guidelines and procedures are in place and enforced for quality in installation, running, operating and support of the commission’s network to review and fine
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tune the processes, guidelines and procedures that exist by comparing with the industry best practice  Establish networks by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, good put and latency  Establish and Ensure that networks are well connected and firewalls are set up and functioning  Maintain network performance by performing network monitoring, analysis and performance tuning  Prepare users by designing and conducting training programs to ensure that under ICT requirements and policies  Provide references and support and maintain network maps for all sites and ensure security  Design, install, upgrade, configure and repair local and wide area network hardware and infrastructure  Ensure that all Service Level agreements for information technology services across the organization are delivered according to specifications  Plan and execute selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment  Define network policies and procedures for the entire NLC Commission  Secure network by developing network access, monitoring, control and evaluation also analyze work flow, access, and information and security requirements of the Commission  To review and fine tune the existing processes, guidelines and procedures by comparing them with the industry best practice  Ensure that existing and new systems conform to the Commission’s networking standards  Participate in new implementations or upgrades to existing systems, including project management, project tracking and project status reporting  Liaise with and streamline contracted third parties such as hardware vendors and internet service providers to ensure their rationalization and alignment to the Commission’s ICT needs

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
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I. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Software engineering or an equivalent from a recognised institution II. Industry standard certifications such as CCNA, CCNP or other related vendor specific certifications such as HP, Checkpoint (CISA) III. Nine (9) years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization

L) COMMUNICATION AND COPORATE AFFAIRS 1. PRINCIPAL ADVOCACY OFFICER- (NLC GRADE 4) –ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for provision and implementation of strategies for the conduct of advocacy, civic education and civic engagement for the commission in support for its mandate and functions Gross Salary Scale for the position of Principal Advocacy Officer (Min Kshs. 184,000 – Max Kshs. 279,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Formulate the annual work plan, budget and procurement plans for advocacy department  Develop and implement advocacy plans programmes defined for NLC’ focus areas, initiatives and projects  Provide leadership in development of timely and quality work plans for staff at all levels, derived from the directorate overall strategy to ensure effective implementation of the strategy  Develop and implement Advocacy plans and programmes defined for NLC’s focus areas, initiatives and projects  Ensure advocacy plans have measurable outcomes, are fully integrated and adhere to budget guidelines  Prepare press releases, commentaries, speeches, promotional materials in liaison with information and publications and communications, outline content and internal and external advocacy  Develop standards and norms for Advocacy initiatives and activities
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 Maintain a list of potential donors and development partners facilitate fundraising for the advocacy and civic education activities and activities and the commission at large  Facilities countrywide dissemination of civic education IEC materials while ensuring that all regions in the country receive adequate materials  Participate in national and community FM radio and TV programmes and discuss NLC advocacy and civic education issues in order to reach and inform as many people as possible  h) Identify National Civic Society Organizations-CSO (NGOs, CBO, Faith based organizations, government departments), with whom the commission can partner for civic education and outreach. Facilitate formal working agreements with them through signing of memoranda of understanding  Facilitate training and capacity building of partner CSO. Maintain a register and mailing list of them as well as involving them in the advocacy and outreach programme of the commission  Identify advocacy and lobbying opportunities on policies, legislative, buy-in, etc.-political leaders, religious leaders, county leaders, community elders, minorities and facilitate consultative visits and contacts by the commission  Identify and document national and local CSOs whom the commission may contract/contact to conduct advocacy and civic education when such opportunities arise  Form networks with various stakeholders to mobilize their support for sustainable land development initiatives  Undertake background research on emerging issues  Write seminars reports and prepare quarterly and annual reports of the advocacy and civic education programme

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: I. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication, Information Science from a recognised institution II. Nine (9) years of service, three (3) of which should be in a comparable position from a reputable organization.
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III. Membership to professional body. IV. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks. V. Certificate in computer Application or IT

2. SENIOR COMMUNICATION OFFICER- (NLC GRADE 6) –ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for formulation, communication and implementation of communication programme and activities for the commission Gross Salary Scale for the position of Senior Communication Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Participate in the implementation of the Commission’s communication strategy and plan through the execution of the unit’s day to day operations  Assist in the preparation of articles and write-ups for internal and external publication as well as targeted presentations and speeches as required for review by Manager  Draft key messages for target audiences internally and externally in line with National Lands Commission’s communication and public relations strategy  Provide professional and technical input into the development of content and the continuous update of the office website , and social media platforms  Maintain and moderate the Commission’s information and user engagement channels including the intranet for staff as well as the website and other social media platforms for all users  Track internal and external publications and written communications to determine their effectiveness and impact on target audiences Coordinate the preparation of communication tools including brochures, banners and branded novelties for public functions and publicity events

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must:
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i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Journalism Mass Communications, Communications, Information Science, Linguistics or Public Relations or Library Science, or Communication from a recognised institution. ii. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks. iii. Membership to a professional body of journalists iv. Five (5) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization

3. SENIOR ADVOCACY OFFICER -(NLC GRADE 6) –ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for facilitation of advocating on NLC priorities with primary focus on conducting civic education and influencing policy at the national and county level Gross Salary Scale for the position of Senior Advocacy Officer (Min Kshs. 90,000 – Max Kshs. 130,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Develop and implement advocacy and campaign events and materials as appropriate  Liaise with key partners to champion land rights and land reforms  Facilitate NLC’s input to key regional advocacy events and other sub-regional fora in collaboration with other NLC directorates  Develop and implement the NLCs campaign concepts, programmes and materials  Develop and put into practice an advocacy implementation strategy  Produce or oversee production of general advocacy and communications products and materials  Develop partnerships with relevant stakeholders to support and make sustainable national advocacy on land reforms.

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or any of the following disciplines; Sociology, Anthropology, Education or Communication from a recognized institution ii. Certificate in Senior Management Course
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iii. Membership of a professional body iv. Certificate in computer application or IT v. Five (5) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization

4. COMMUNICATION OFFICER- (NLC GRADE 7) –ONE (1) POST This position is responsible for enhancement of effective communication practices within and outside the commission

Gross Salary Scale for the position of Communication Officer (Min Kshs. 65,000 – Max Kshs. 95,000)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  Participate in the implementation of the Commission’s communication strategy and plan through the execution of the unit’s day to day operations  Prepare the initial drafts of content for the office website , and social media platforms under the direction of the Senior Communications Officer  Contribute in the development of departmental work plan and budget estimates  Carry out the daily management and update of the Office’ social media platforms  Carry out daily media monitoring to track and report on any articles or newsletters mentioning National Lands Commission or its stakeholders to inform proactive reputational management measures  Provide technical and administrative support during the preparation of communication tools including drafting of initial content and design as well as printing the tools for public functions and publicity events  Assist in the preparation and dissemination of the Information, Education and Communications materials  Update and maintain National Lands Commission media resource centre as instructed by the Senior Officer, Communications  Produce multimedia materials on office activities and archive existing content for future reference and use
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 Draft advertisements for publication in line with the requirements of the Commission  Draft press releases materials for review by the Senior Communications Officer  Ensure safe custody of all communication tools and materials

ACADEMIC, PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE For Appointment to this grade, a candidate must: i. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, International Relations from a recognised institution ii. Three (3) years of service, or similar experience in a comparable position from a reputable organization iii. Computer literacy

MODE OF APPLICATION: Please Note i. Candidates should attach all documents to the application form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. ii. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included. iii. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. iv. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification. v. National Land Commission 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 Living With Disabilities. Therefore, People with Disabilities, the Marginalized and the Minorities are encouraged to apply. vi. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, Academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to present clearance certificates from the following institutions:
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 Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission -EACC  Kenya Revenue Authority -KRA  Credit Reference Bureau -CRB  Higher Education Loan Board -HELB  Directorate of Criminal Investigations – CID

All Applications should be submitted to:

The Secretary/CEO National Land Commission 1st Ngong Road, Ardhi House 12th Floor, Room 1205 P.O Box 44417-00100 Nairobi.

The applications should reach the office of the Secretary/ CEO, National Land Commission on/or before 17th July, 2017 by 5.00pm.

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