7 Mar 2017

Nairobi County Chief Resilience Officer Job

The County Government Of Nairobi is currently looking to fill the position of a Chief Resilience Officer.


  • Establish linkage between the Rockefeller Foundation and Stakeholders in the County;
  • Develop innovative 100 resilient Cities initiative and promote Public Private Partnership in the implementation of financial and non­financial components of the resilience strategy;
  • Lead, develop and implement the County’s Resilience Strategy and supporting programs to provide an effective and efficient response to County’s resilience challenges;
  • Develop a holistic resilience strategy that will establish long term goals and strengthen collaboration and communication with National/Regional Government Agencies, Civil Society and Businesses
  • Expected Output
  • Integrate the existing local plans towards development of the Resilient Strategy within the stipulated guidelines as proposed by 100 Resilient Cities.
  • Preparation of detailed assessments, indicators and development of modules to monitor progress of the Resilience Strategy and give feedback to H. E. the Governor.
  • Preparation of Reports, up­dates and way forward on resilience planning to stakeholders.
  • Ensure that the Resilience Strategy is in line with relevant and identified stresses and shocks applicable to the city.
  • Identify Change Management opportunities for the City and creation of new Policies to aid in cost reduction and eradication of inefficient practice.
  • Maintain a Public Private Partnership Unit as established under Section 8 of the Pubic Private Partnership (PPP) Act, 2013 towards achievement of the Resilience Strategy.
  • Guide the Executive on policy formulation in relation to Resilience Strategy in the following (Climate Change, Environmental Impact, Housing and Economic Development).


  • Have at least 10 years’ experience in management preferably in Public Service;
  • Have Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Administration and Management, Urban Planning or Architecture, Project Planning and Management, or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Have Masters degree in a relevant field from recognized institution;
  • Have experience in International Relations and wide knowledge in Project Planning and Management;
  • Have knowledge of systems with a County, preferably of the County of Nairobi; and

Have experience in creating and maintaining large networks (Local, National and International) and proven negotiation skill.

NB: Knowledge in Planning, Engineering and Architecture will be an added advantage

How To Apply
Click here to apply. 

Application Deadline: Thu 16th Mar 2017

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