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.

REF: TUR/CPSB/031/2023/2024: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PEACE BUILDING AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT – JOB GROUP “P”, 3 POSTS

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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