Director Climate Change

County Public Service Board of Busia

Job Summary

Pursuant to Article 235 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and Section 59 (1) (b), of The County Governments Act No.17, 2012, The County Public Service Board of Busia invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill vacant positions in the Department of Water, Irrigation, Environment, Natural Resources and Climate Change Affairs.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Reporting to County Chief Officer - Environment and Natural Resources

Duties and responsibilities
• Developing and implementing Climate Change adaptation policy, legislation, strategies and action plans
• Capture activity data and coordinate its analysis, documentation and dissemination
• Identify research and training needs and method of disseminating information relating to climate change to stakeholders
• Establish and manage Climate change registry of actions by sectors, Climate Support Organizations and private sector
• Prepare quarterly functional and annual reports for approvals by steering and planning committee, Climate Change Coordination Unit before presentation to county Assembly
• Mainstream Disaster risk reduction in development projects and spartial plans County wide
• Mainstreams of Climate change in CIDPs and regularly update them
• Strengthen current Monitoring and Evaluation system to allow assessment and report on resilience building
• Development of concept notes for resource mobilization to allow Financial support from National Treasury Climate Finance Fund and other Development partner involved in climate change funding
• Establish knowledge management centers on Climate change at Sub County level
• Any other duties* as assigned.

The Officer must have:

i. Served in a management Position in Climate Change matters or comparable Management position or relevant position in civil service or equivalent for a period of three (3) years
ii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines Climate change and development; Geo information sciences; Environmental management and conservation; water resources and environment; Geography; Climate change adaptation, meteorology Environmental law from a recognized institution
iii. Master’s degree in any of the following discipline: Climate change adaptation; Environmental Chemistry; Geo information sciences; limnology and hydrology or any other equivalent discipline
iv. Certificate in strategic leadership development programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution or other equivalent Management Training.
v. Certificate in computer application from a recognized institution
vi. Demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance and results
vii. Be registered with relevant professional body with good standing

Mandatory Additional requirements (Chapter VI documents of the constitution of Kenya 2010)

All applicants are expected to attach copies of the following additional documents
• Tax Compliance Certificate
• Clearance from HELB where necessary
• Clearance from the Ethics and anti-corruption commission
• Certificate of good conduct from the police
• CRB Clearance Certificate
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications attaching copies of their certificates and testimonials, and send to the undersigned on or before 14th August, 2020 at 5.00 p.m.:

P.O. BOX 1103 – 50400

Martin S Sikolia
For Secretary/CEO
County Public Service Board

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