National Population Council Vacancies: Executive Director

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14 Jun, 2010

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National Population Council coordinates the implementation of the policy and programmes, fosters functional linkages and harmonises population issues among sectoral ministries, institutions and agencies at the national, regional and district levels

Job Description

Object of the Position:
Under the general policy direction of the Governing Council, the Executive Director plans, manages and co-ordinates programmes and activities of the NPC Secretariat

Advise the Council on policies for the achievement of the objectives of the Council and implement decisions of the Council
Provide overall leadership, co-ordination, direction and supervision of the operations of the NPC Secretariat
Responsible for the day-to-day administration and financial management of the NPC Secretariat
Regularly prepare and submit relevant technical papers and reports to the Council
Responsible for the preparation of annual budget and effective financial management of the Council
Establish effective linkages with sector Ministries, Departments and Agencies to harmonise the work of the Council
Liaise with development partners with the view to regulate and co-ordinate the forms and levels of resources mobilisation for population activities
Speak on population issues on behalf of the Council

Required Skills or Experience


A Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Population Studies, Demography or Business Administration from a recognised University
Must have not less than twelve (12) years post-qualification relevant work experience, three (3) years which should be in senior management position
A Doctorate Degree will be added advantage
Applicants should not be more than 55 years at the time of application

Administrative, management and leadership skills
Good presentation, negotiation and persuasive skills
Strong analytical and quantative skills
Ability to provide strategies vision
Strong computer literacy skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Knowledge of the Financial Administrative Act, Public Procurement Act and Internal Audit Agency Act

How To Apply

Interested applicant should send their application letter and current Curriculum Vitae together with supporting documents, statement of the applicant’s vision for the NPC including three (3) references, indicating, office and residential telephone numbers and e-mail address to:

P. O. BOX GP 1618

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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