Internship Opportunity at Council of Governors 2021 | Job Type: Full Time

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The Council of Governors is composed of the Governors of the forty-seven counties and its main functions are the promotion of visionary leadership; sharing of best practices and; offer a collective voice on policy issues; promote inter – county consultations; encourage and initiate information sharing on the performance of County Governments with regard to the execution of their functions; collective consultation on matters of interest to County Governments.

Job Title: Internship Opportunity

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Internships / Volunteering

Scope of Assignments

Support the Urban Planning, Housing, Development, Lands, Infrastructure & Energy Committee in monitoring best practices and emerging trends and technologies with respect to Urban Planning.

The specific duties and responsibilities will include:

  1. Assist in the day to day activities of the Urban Planning, Housing, Development, Lands, Infrastructure & Energy Committee at the Council;
  2. Analysis, review and monitoring of all policies and legislation at national and county levels relating to the Urban Development Committee, Planning and Lands Committee;
  3. Conduct research work, analysis of documents and preparation of position papers, policy briefs, success stories in the Urban Planning, Housing, Development, Lands, Infrastructure & Energy Committee;
  4. Analysis of how various functions are to be performed by both levels of government to support Urban Development and to;
  5. Assist in coordination and harmonization of CoG positions and priorities on Land administration and management matters;
  6. Representing the Council of Governors externally at events and with external stakeholders;
  7. Serve as point of contact for day-to-day management issues of Land administration and management within the Council of Governors;
  8. Assist in handling and monitoring all matters relating to the management and sustainability of urban areas and cities within Counties;
  9. Assist to gather information on matters related to land survey and mapping;
  10. Supporting in seeking for transparent, sustainable, and accountable solutions for subdividing and transferring of land;
  11. Assist in coordinating and gathering details of conference timelines and ensuring that deadlines are met;
  12. Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.


The Assignments will be task managed by the Council of Governors Committee supervised by and reporting to the Program Assistant – Urban Planning, Housing, Development, Lands, Infrastructure & Energy Committee.

Duration of the assignment

The internship duration is for a period of six (6) months.

Required Qualifications

  • Have a Bachelor Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from a recognized Institution;
  • Certificate in Computer applications.
  • Experienced in undertaking comprehensive research;
  • Outstanding interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills;
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy, and attention to detail;
  • A high level of computer literacy and proficiency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili; and
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How To Apply

Interested persons should send their CV with names and addresses of three referees and Cover letter ONLY to on or before Friday 12th February, 2021, indicating the name of the position applying for in the subject on the email.
Council of Governors is an equal opportunity Employer.
Persons living with disabilities and Persons from the marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

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