Director of Social Services Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Bungoma

Bungoma County Government

Specific duties and responsibilities include;

Duties and responsibilities

a) Coordinate adequate planning, implementation, and follow up of activities of the assigned programs/projects. Prepare and update corresponding work plans. Stays informed of and apply updated finance and administrative procedures while carrying out the work;

b) Maintain close collaboration with the corresponding counterparts including other county governments as well as other agencies, authorities and organizations;

c) Provides technical and administrative guidelines to the relevant stakeholders on implementing County supported programmes/ projects;

d) Participate in monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the programs/projects to ensure compliance with Results Based Management;

e) Contribute to the formulation and preparation of project proposals, work plans and strategy documents;

f) Provide field level supervision and prepare performance reports;

g) Coordinate assistance provided by consultants, review products and participate in their performance evaluation; h) Conduct research to support programme/project activities;

I) Be an active members of and provide support to the County Programme Coordination Groups as needed and participate in sector working groups and other relevant technical working groups and

j) Ensure the integration of a gender equality, cultural diversity and human — rights based approach in program/activities design, implementation and reporting.

Requirements the for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

a) Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience, three (3) of which at the level of Assistant Director Culture and the Arts Job Group 613″ and above or its equivalent and relevant position in the Public service or Private sector;

b) Bachelors degree with a bias in either music, anthropology, performing Arts or bachelor of cultural studies;

c) Masters degree in Development studies, cultural studies, anthropology, Gender Studies or any other relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;

d) Have a attended strategic leadership development course lasting not less than 6 weeks from a recognized institution;

e) Knowledge in research areas of Culture and Arts;

f) Strong knowledge of the County Government Structure and line departments as well as knowledge about cultural, alcoholic drinks and social policies;

g) Knowledge in Government Finance Management;

h) Knowledge of County as National Heritage and Intangible Cultural Heritage is an added asset;

I) Knowledge In performance Management and reporting;


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