31 Aug 2014

Senior Disaster Management Officer Job Vacancy

Wajir County Government
Wajir County Public Service Board
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The Wajir County Public Service Board seeks to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill these vacant positions:

Senior Disaster Management Officer
Advert No. WCPSB/011/14
Job Group L

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Play lead role in the strategic planning and management of disasters in participatory collaboration with development partners, international agencies, CSOs and other bodies.
  • Play a key role to ensure availability of the various resources for Disaster Management at all levels from County Government sources and partners.
  • To encourage collaboration and partnerships for the purpose of realizing synergies, providing linkages, promoting trust, goodwill and ownership of the Disaster Management System.
  • Assess and identify disaster sub-regions, evolve strategies for the sub-counties, integrate county strategic plan, harmonize Disaster Management for all disasters and provide for co-ordination of all Disaster Management-related activities;
  • Promote continuous stakeholder consultations with relevant line departments, to enhance co-ordination of interventions;
  • Promote and facilitate co-ordination and access to research based information for Disaster Management.
  • Promote mass sensitization and awareness creation on Disaster Management and Climate Change for the general public;
  • Design Disaster Management Policy which stresses the Paradigm Shift to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Approach, including the EWS, preparedness, prevention and mitigation.
  • Any other work related duties assigned

Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be in possession of Bachelors’ degree in Disaster Management /Humanitarian Assistance /Sustainable Development from a recognized University in Kenya with a minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience.
  • Proven communication, computer and report writing skills.
  • Fluency in local languages of the County

How to Apply:-
A cover letter and a detailed CV together with all academic and professional certificates and testimonials should be sent in a sealed envelope (clearly marked on its left top corner with the advert reference number and job title) so as to reach

The Secretary/Chief Executive
Wajir County Public Service Board
P O Box 45 – 70200,

on or before September 7th, 2014.

Hand delivered applications should be dropped off and signed for at the offices of the County Public Service Board.

NB: Those who applied previously for the positions are required to REAPPLY

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