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Oct 24, 2017

NCPWD Public Relations and Communication Officer

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 a qualified, self motivated, dynamic, competent and results oriented person to fill the following permanent and pensionable position:
Public Relations and Communication Officer 

(1 Position)

Reporting to a more senior officer in the cadre, duties and responsibilities will entail:
a) Participate in developing and implementing of the public relations and Communication strategy for the Council
b) Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the council
c) Supervise, mentor and coach intern(s)
d) Implementation of the Council’s service charter.
e) Manage the website content and social media platforms to ensure that up to date and relevant content is posted
f) Implement the public relations and communication strategy for the Council;
g) Create awareness to the public through mass media on the Council’s activities and programs;
h) Implement programs for building the Council’s external image and promoting good public image.
i) Document in various formats and share information with internal and external publics.
j) Coordinate participation of NCPWDs Disability Service officers in national and international events.
k) Drafting of external correspondence and filing of incoming and outgoing correspondence
l) Organizing interviews and media events.
m) Handling clients’ inquiries and complaints.
n) Arranging in-house and external events and other functions
o) Managing content and activating social media towards engaging audiences across traditional and new media
p) Organize disability awards, persons with disability achievers’ awards and preparing and dissemination information on the Council's activities to all stakeholders and the Public
q) Monitor daily media and advise on reactive media opportunities.
r) Any other duties as assigned
Requirement for appointment
For appointment to this position, an officer MUST have:
  1. Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism or Public Relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  2. Must have at least 1 year of work experience.
  3. Advanced computer application skills
  4. Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  5. Excellent written and oral communications skills
  6. Good interpersonal skills
  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
  • House Allowance – sh. 28,000. pm.
  • Commuter Allowance –sh. 8,000 pm.
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.


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


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

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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