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NGO Board Career Openings; How to Apply

NGO Board Career Openings; How to Apply

NGO Board Career Openings; How to Apply

The Non-Governmental Organizations Co-ordination Board is a State Corporation established by the Non-Governmental Organizations Co-ordination Act (Cap 19) of 1990. The Board has the responsibility of regulating and enabling the NGO sector in Kenya. The NGOs Co-ordination Board started its operations in 1992 and is currently under the Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government

Manager, Human Resource and Administration


Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
Policy/ Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the implementation of Performance Appraisal Systems;
  • Develop appropriate human resource policies, rules and regulations; effective organization and administration of the Human Resource Management including appropriate human resource management policies, rules and regulations in Board for effective performance and productivity; facilitating recruitment, placement, training and development of staff; carrying out training needs assessment;
  • Advise the Executive Director and Heads of Department on staff deployment and resource matters; managing human resource and general records;
  • Manage human resource training and development programmes;
  • Spearhead implementation of Terms and Conditions of service for the Board;
  • Supervise organizational development and job reviews;
  • Lead and manage staff recruitment, promotion, discipline and capacity building;
  • Develop, review and coordinate implementation of welfare and other incentive schemes for the Board;
  • Monitor the implementation of performance management systems;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of grievance handling mechanisms;
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training and development programmes;
  • Lead the Board in formulation and implementation of efficient Performance Management Systems;
  • Spearhead the implementation of administration policies, rules, standards and regulations;
  • Manage and maintain the assets register of the Board;
  • Monitor adherence and implementation of the departmental work plans;
  • Supervise the Administration and Records Management functions of the Board;
  • Supervise the provision of security for premises and staff;
  • Manage the design, implementation and periodic review of security systems;
  • Coordinate office management services, office accommodation, transport and logistics;
  • Lead investigation of incidences of security lapse in the Board in liaison with the Police and other security agencies;
  • Organize for the acquisition of legal documents such as motor vehicle and assets insurances and licenses in liaison with the Legal unit and other relevant agencies.
  • Manage the payroll; ensuring compliance with statutory human resource legislation; and
  • Guide in human resource planning, communication, discipline, employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Implement Human Resource and Development policies, strategies and plans;
  • Implement the Board’s strategic objectives on Human Resources and Development;
  • Develop, review and coordinate implementation of performance management system;
  • Initiate the development and implementation of compensation and benefits schemes;
  • Implement human resource management rules and regulations and compliance with labour laws;
  • Develop and maintain human resource management information system;
  • Ensure compliance with Human Resource and Administration statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Provide Secretariat services to Human Resource Advisory Committee of the Board;
  • Promote cordial employee relations, values and work ethics in the Board;
  • Develop and manage staff welfare schemes such as Group Personal Life and accident, medical or insurance and pension schemes;
  • Analyze the staffing levels in the Board and recommending proposals for succession planning and proper deployment;
  • Initiate best practices in the management of human resource function and champion change management programmes in the Board;
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly reports on administration within the Board; and
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly reports on performance target setting and appraisal for staff within the Section.

Academic qualifications

  • Master degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management, Administration, Business Administration, qualifications or equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
  • Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: -, Human Resource Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
  • Certificate in Managerial Course or its equivalent lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Certificate in Leadership Course or its equivalent lasting not less than six (6) weeks;
  • Membership of the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing and practicing certificate;

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in a
  • supervisory role in comparable and relevant position;

Principal Investigations and Enforcement Officer


Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversee investigations and enforcement programmes, plans and activities;
  • Coordinate the collection, tabulation and recording of data on enforcement and investigations;
  • Spearhead the receiving, collation, documenting and Coordinate verification of none compliant cases and work in conjunction with the vetting agencies on new applications;
  • Liaise with relevant divisions to generate notices and reminders for NGOs;
  • Coordinate training of other governments investigations and enforcement agencies; and
  • Supervise, mentor and coach staff.

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Investigate cases on NGOs adherence to the NGOs Act, the regulations, terms an conditions, the code of conduct and other regulations in liaison with other Government investigation Agencies;
  • Enforce compliance and detecting instances of NGOs abuse in liaison with relevant government bodies agencies for the purposes;
  • Participate in conducting risk analysis of NGOs and the cases submitted to the division;
  • Develop a risk profile matrix and continuously review it to ensure compliance;
  • Receive and analyze investigation reports and recommend appropriate action;
  • Review cases and allocate them to investigations and enforcement teams based on complexity of the cases;
  • Develop criterion for blacklisting non-compliant NGOs and maintain a data base for all blacklisted NGOs;
  • Conduct record searches with relevant government departments on matters under investigation; and
  • Generate weekly and monthly reports on investigations and enforcement activities

Academic qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Criminology or related discipline from a recognized Institution;
  • Degree in Criminology, Security or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution;
  • Minimum KCSE C+ (plus) or its equivalent;
  • Certificate in a Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Membership and in good standing of a relevant professional body/Institution;

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • Must have at least eight (8) years relevant work experience or served as a Senior Investigations and Enforcement Officer for at least three (3) years;



Method of Application

  • Applicants should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not nobtained by closure of the advert will not be accepted thereafter.
  • Only shortlisted and successful applicants will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The NGOs Co-ordination Board is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Article 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. People with disabilities, the marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINAL documents of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • All applicants are notified that it is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Terms of engagement: Permanent and Pensionable

Applications should reach the Board on or before 24th April, 2023 by close of business at 5.00 pm (East
African Time).

Applicants should forward their applications to recruitment@ngobureau.go.ke. with detailed curriculum vitae and copies of certificates/testimonials addressed to:

Executive Director/CEO,
NGOs Coordination Board,
Cooperative Bank House, 15th Floor,
P.O. Box 44617 – 00100, NAIROBI

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