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Oct 24, 2017

NCPWD Disability Services Officers Jobs in Kenya

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities [NCPWD] is a State Corporation which was established in November 2004 following the enactment of the Persons with Disability Act, 2003 to formulate and implement policies that are geared towards mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities to the national economy and to create an enabling environment in which Persons with Disabilities can operate effectively and efficiently in order to contribute positively to the national economy.
 
The council seeks to recruit qualified, self motivated, dynamic, competent and results oriented persons to fill the following permanent and pensionable positions:
 
Disability Services Officer

 
NCPD 6
(6 Positions)
 
An officer at this level can be deployed to work at the Council’s headquarters or at any County office within Kenya.
 
Reporting to a more senior officer in the cadre, the duties and responsibilities will entail the following:
 
a. Cooperating and networking with County Governments, Government Agencies and Community groups at the County level;
 
b. Educating PWDs and other stakeholders in the Counties about economic development, health, gender issues, social rights, roles and obligations;
 
c. Encouraging and promoting the equal participation of persons with disabilities in Community development activities;
 
d. conducting literacy programmes and income generating activities;
 
e. planning and coordinating events and support projects in the regions;
 
f. receiving and vetting applications forms for grants;
 
g. conducting awareness and publicity programmes to promote the NCPWDs functions in the region;
 
h. Identifying community issues, needs and problems; developing new community-based programmes and resources;
 
i. Liaising with interested groups and individuals to set up new services;
 
j. mediating in matters of conflict among Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Disability Organizations;
 
k. Oversee the provision of technical and financial support to community projects during implementation including the promotion of new and innovative cost-effective approaches and techniques
 
l. Supervise and monitor project implementation including planning and reporting
 
m. Manage the use of regional resources, including finances, transport, equipment and stores
 
n. Consolidate quarterly and annual work plans and reports
 
Requirements for Appointment
  1. A Bachelors degree in Community Development, Social Work OR a Bachelor’s degree in any social sciences from a reputable institution.
  2. A post graduate diploma in community development/social work or relevant field from a recognized Institution;
  3. Knowledge of Regional and International instruments relating to Persons with Disabilities and general human rights
  4. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  5. Computer application skills;
  6. Must have two (2) years’ experience in a related field.
  7. Must satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable
 
Basic Salary – Kshs. 41,590 x 2,070 – 43,660 x 2,220 – 45,880 x 2,310 – 48,190 x 2,400 – 50,590 x 2,550 – 53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 per month
 
Allowances
  • House Allowance- Dependent on deployment.
  • Commuter Allowance – 8,000 /= p.m.
Application Procedure
 
If your background, experience and competencies suit any of the above positions, please CLICK HERE to download NCPWD Application for Employment and complete all sections as appropriate. Print, sign and attach photocopies of your certificates and other testimonials. 

All applications to be sent by Post or hand delivered to the address below by 14th November 2017 5:00PM.

PLEASE DO NOT E-MAIL. 

Kindly indicate the position you are applying for on the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be addressed to

The Executive Director 
National Council for Persons with Disabilities 
P 0 Box 66577 00800 
Nairobi Kenya
 
ATTENTION TO:
HEAD OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

QUALIFIED PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, PERSONS FROM THE MARGINALIZED GROUPS AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is an equal opportunity employer. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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