Programmes Officer at National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA)

On Monday, August 4th, 2014

The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) was established vide an Act of Parliament in July 2012, and mandated to coordinate a multi-sectoral effort aimed at preventing, controlling and mitigating the impact of alcohol and drug abuse in Kenya.

NACADA wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant position:
 
Programmes Officer
Ref No:
NAC/PO/07/14
 
NAC 5
 
1 Position
Reporting to: Regional Programme Manager
Duty Station: Nyeri

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the Regional Programme Manager in planning, implementation and monitoring of alcohol and drug abuse intervention program in the region;
  • Facilitate partnership linkages and working relationships with the public, private sector, and the general public;
  • To prepare monthly and quarterly work-plans and budgets for the Regional Office in liaison with the Regional Programme Manager;
  • Facilitate evaluation of alcohol and drug abuse programs in liaison with the Regional Programme Manager;
  • To prepare monthly and quarterly progress reports;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university;
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience in a similar position
  • Skills in community/resources mobilization and ability to work with diverse groups of stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and substance of abuse legislation, policy and related mitigation;
  • Knowledge of programme design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and budgeting;
  • Have high level of integrity and a Team player;
  • Have excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Be fluent in written and spoken Swahili and English;
  • Excellent computer skills.
How to Apply

Candidates should forward their applications by post, courier or hand-delivery, enclosing current and detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, day time telephone contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up the appointment if successful, and names, addresses and emails of (3) three professional referees.

All applications MUST have the job reference number clearly marked on the envelope so as to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 21st August, 2014.


NACADA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
Youth, Women and Persons with Disabilities are particulary encouraged to apply. 
Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Chief Executive Officer
National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse,
NSSF Building, Block A, Eastern Wing, 18th Floor,
P.O. Box 10774-00100 GPO,
Nairobi
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