Deputy Secretary General Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

UNESCO

Job Description

How to apply

1. Download the KNATCOM 1A form from the website www.unesco.go.ke

2. Complete the form and sign (Do not attach any documents)

3. First send a soft copy in word format to [email protected] (Do Not attach any documents)

4. INDICATE THE TITLE OF THE POST ON THE EMAIL

5. Secondly, send a hard copy to:

The Secretary General/CEO

Kenya National Commission for UNESCO

P.O. Box 72107-00200

National Bank Building, 16th Floor

Harambee Avenue

NAIROBI

Note: Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted. Valid Clearance certificates from EACC, HELB, KRA & CID is mandatory.

Function of the Technical Programmes Directorate The Directorate of Technical Programmes is a consolidation of the five technical programmes of the Commission. These include: Education Programme, Natural Science Programme, Social and Human Sciences Programme, Culture Programme and Communication and Information Programme.

Functions

The Office of the Deputy Secretary General exists to coordinate all the above technical programmes. Specifically, it ensures overall coordination of the following functions: UNESCO meetings and events; programmes and activities implementation; management of information and innovations; ratification of UNESCO conventions and protocols; domestication of international practices; partnerships & collaborations; international resource mobilization; capacity building; joint ventures with other UN agencies; nomination of candidates for UNESCO prizes, awards, fellowships; study grants and international posts; and provision of expert advisory services to government and UNESCO.

JOB PROFILE

DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL, TECHNICAL PROGRAMMES

Job Title

Deputy Secretary General, Technical Programmes

Grade

KNC 10

Reports To

Secretary General/CEO

Classification

Top Management

Remuneration

Gross monthly package Ksh. 326,594 – 420,840 Pm

Leave Allowance – Ksh. 10,000

Medical Allowance – As per scheme rules

Group Life & Accident Cover– As per scheme rules

Terms

Contract (4yrs renewable) with service gratuity

Duties and Responsibilities

The officer will be responsible to the Secretary General/CEO for overall policy and strategy formulation and implementation of the five UNESCO Technical Programmes in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Commission’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets. This will entail inter alia:

1. Represent the Secretary General/CEO when called upon;

2. Provide overall leadership and guidance within the Directorate of Technical Programmes;

3. Ensure the development and implementation of the overall budget, annual operational plans, and performance contract of the Directorate of Technical Programmes ;

4. Ensure the establishment of effective and efficient administrative structures, processes, systems and internal controls in the Directorate of Technical Programmes;

5. Oversee general administration and planning activities in the Directorate and influence procedural or policy changes to improve operations and quality service delivery;

6. Coordinate the preparation of Board papers from the Directorate and provide follow up activities as may be required;

7. Coordinate the processes for formulation of UNESCO policies, programmes, strategies, and plans and ensure their implementation thereof;

8. Coordinate monitoring and evaluation of compliance to UNESCO protocols, conventions and treaties;

9. Advise and promote UNESCO partnerships and linkages within the Directorate;

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