Deputy Director – Education & Public Awareness at Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission


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  • Company: Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

About the Commission The EACC is a public body established under Section 3 (1) of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Act, 2011. As per Section 4 of the Act: The Commission shall consist of a chairperson and two other members appointed according to the provisions of the Constitution and this Act. Section 16 (1) of the Act states that: The Commission shall, through an open, competitive and transparent process, and with the approval of the National Assembly, appoint a suitably qualified person to be the Secretary of the Commission.
 Job Grade – Eacc “ 4 ” (1 Post), Ref : Eacc / Ps / Dd,Epa / 3
Job Summary

Contract Type:  Full time

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment as the Deputy Director – Education and Public Awareness, a person must possess the following qualifications:

i. Fourteen (14) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of an Assistant Director or a comparable position in a reputable

organisation;

ii. Master’s degree in Education, Arts, Communications, Economics, Political Science,Law, Public Administration, Finance, Procurement or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university;

iii. Bachelor’s degree in Education, Arts, Communications, Economics, Political Science,Law, Public Administration, Finance, Procurement or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university;

iv. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E.) minimum mean grade of C+ orits equivalent from a recognised institution;

v. Member of relevant professional body in good standing;

vi. Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Development Programme lasting not less thansix (6) weeks from a recognised institution.

Key Attributes

The following key attributes will be required for the position of Deputy Director –Education and Public Awareness:

i. Be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality;

ii. Proven high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness andgood temperament;

iii. Possess excellent leadership skills

iv. Be a visionary, transformative and results-oriented

;v. Strategic thinker;vi. Be self-driven, a team-player and mentor/ coach; and

vii. Ability to cultivate partnership and collaborations.

Reporting to the Director – Preventive Services, the job holder is responsible for the provision of leadership in the development and implementation of education and raising public awareness on ethics, good governance and anti-corruption to influence values, attitudes and behaviour. The job holder is also responsible for setting up best practices and enlisting the support of the public in the fight against corruption.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Developing and monitoring the implementation of the departmental strategy;

ii. Developing and monitoring effective utilisation of the departmental budget;

iii. Developing the anti-corruption strategy and policy for the Commission;

iv. Coordinating and providing leadership in the design, development and implementation of ethics, integrity and anti–corruption Educational Programmes and activities in the Public, Private, Education and Civil Society Sectors

v. Monitoring individual staff performance in line with quality standards and time lines to ensure the achievement of the Department’s objectives;

vi. Organising and coordinating the development and implementation of Departmental Work plan budgets and procurement plan to ensure achievement of the departmental strategy;

vii. Coordinating the development, production and dissemination of ethics, integrity and anti-corruption information, education and communication materials for learning institutions, the general public and professionals throughout Kenya and beyond;

viii. Liaising with media houses on anti-corruption mass media education;

ix. Overseeing the implementation and facilitation of ethics and anti-corruption sensitisation programmes for public and state officers, religious and private sectorparticipants;

x. Facilitating ethics, governance and anti-corruption education and sensitisation programmes;

xi. Establishing linkages, networks and partnerships with government, professional and civil society sectors;

xii. Supervising the utilisation of Commission resources including time management;

xiii. Monitoring the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure the achievement of the Department’s objectives;xiv. Coordinating preparation of quarterly and annual reports relating to Education and Public awareness Programmes.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here In addition, applicants must further obtain clearances from the following:
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Registration and good standing in relevant Professional Bodies
Closing Date : 9 September. 2021
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