23 Feb 2024

Assistant Director of Peace Building & Conflict Management – 3 Posts at Turkana County Government

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Job Description

Turkana is the 2nd largest county in Kenya 77,000 sq.km. It is also the north-western most county in Kenya and is known mostly for its scenic landscapes and rich culture.


An officer at this level will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Peace Building and Conflict Management

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • initiate strategies that address conflict and more immediate as well as deep rooted cultural causes of conflict to enhance continuous harmony and peaceful community co-existence,
  • Report promptly incidents of conflict within your area of operation and across borders along areas of operation;
  • Address cases or incidences to the Director peace building and conflict management
  • Conduct inter and intra community peace building meetings in the sub-counties.
  • Implement pro-active programmes that are strategically geared towards peace building and conflict management.
  • Advice on and propose integrated strategies for peace building conflict resolutions
  • Implement an inter-agency capacity for conflict prevention and peace building at various levels in your area of operation
  • Support mediation efforts in order to head-off potential crisis and subsequent conflict at an early and manageable stage
  • Monitor the local socio-political development and advice on conflict prevention, management and peace building initiative respectively
  • Assist in monitoring security situation in mapped conflict zones and inform relevant County security agencies for any potential risk and timely remedial action.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports on peace building initiatives/programmes from the respective regions
  • Support Sub-county administrators, Ward Administrators and other stakeholders to
  • monitor and respond to conflict incidences.
  • (xiii) Perform any other duty assigned by the Director Peace building and conflict management.

Requirements for Appointment:-

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications;
  • Senior management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
  • A Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated commitment to gender integration, social inclusion, and building social cohesion
  • Strong administrative and organization skills, commitment, attention to detail and strong forward planning skills
  • Hands on approach to work, with the ability to deliver on deadlines in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment, with minimal or no supervision

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application addressed to: The Secretary,
Turkana County Public Service Board,
P.O. BOX 05, Lodwar, – 30500.

or to the reception desk at Turkana County Public Service Board Offices located along Nawoitorong road opposite Lodwar Club located off Kitale – Lodwar highway

Closing Date : 8 March. 2024


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