Directorates

 Audit and Risk Management

Isaac Kamau Ng'ang'a - Dir. Audit & Risk Management

Isaac Kamau Ng’ang’a – Dir. Audit & Risk Management

The Audit and Risk Management Unit is responsible for providing innovative risk, audit, assurance to improve the Commissions operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Determination of the cost-effectiveness of all operations in the Commission.
  • Determination of the optimum utility of all resources including facilities.
  • Counter checking all payments to ensure that they are correct as per accounting regulations and internal practices.
  •  Advising the authorities on the corrective measures on flouted financial regulations and procedures.
  •  Recommending measures to prevent wastes, extravagance and losses.
  • Internal controls and risk management strategies in the Commission.

Francis Mugo - Dir. Finance & Administration

Francis Mugo – Dir. Finance & Administration

The Finance and Administration unit is responsible for the finance and administration functions including advising the Commission, the Chief Executive Officer and Management on strategic financial performance of the Commission.

Key Responsibilities & Functions:

  • Finance, business planning and budgeting.
  • Planning for optimum utilization of resources.
  • Formulation and implementation of financial management strategies policies and procedures.
  • Development and implementation of sound financial management systems
  • Assessment of business risks and creation of financial awareness on resource allocation, cost reduction and financial discipline.
  • Annual budgeting and planning.
  •  Analysis and presentation of financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
Human Resource Management

Kabale Arero Tache - Dir. Human Resource Management

Kabale Arero Tache – Dir. Human Resource Management

The Human Resources Management unit is responsible for development and implementation of appropriate Human
Resource [HR] strategies that ensure that the Commission attracts and retains a professional team of motivated employees.

Key Responsibilities & Functions:

  • Advising the Commission on all matters pertaining to Human Resource.
  • Issuing administrative guidelines on interpretation and implementation of labour laws and other human resource related statutes.
  • Helping the Commission in development of policies for attracting, retaining and developing Human Resource
  • Developing and reviewing the HR policies and procedures
  • Management of the recruitment process and analysis of the training needs of Human Resource
  • Advising on career development of all employees within the Commission
 Information and Communication Technology

Amos Kasaine - Dir. ICT

Amos Kasaine – Dir. ICT

The ICT Unit is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of ICT infrastructure for the organization. This includes implementation of technical projects in alignment with organizational goals and effective delivery of networks, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Researching and recommending new products, identifying new market opportunities and leading efforts to improve business processes.
  •  Development, design, implementation, management and maintenance of the Commission’s nationwide ICT Infrastructure and strategy.
  • Assessing and responding to ICT needs of the Commission.
  • Advising the Commission on ICT matters.
  • Sourcing and mobilizing resources for ICT Projects.
  • Formulating operational policies and guidelines on the utilization of ICT resources.
  • Development, design, and implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer systems and software packages.
  • Maintenance of the the integrity and continual operation of the ICT network including the wireless networks.
  • Maintenance of the security and privacy of the information systems, communication lines, and equipment.
  • Development, review, and certification of all back-up and disaster recovery procedures and plans.
 Land Administration

Mercy Njamweya - Dir. Land Administration

Mercy Njamweya – Dir. Land Administration

The Land Administration unit is responsible for Efficient organization, direction, control and co-ordination of the functions of Land Administration Division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advising the National Land Commission on all matters related to Land Administration.
  • Co-ordination of technical and administrative issues relating to Land Management.
  • Coordination of the work of Land Administrators in the Counties.

Dr. David Kuria - Dir. Land Information Management System

Prof. David Kuria – Dir. Land Information Management System

The Land Information Management System unit is responsible for developing and maintaining geographic, spatial, legal and environmental databases that are relevant to real property throughout the country. This involves creation, analysis and publishing of land-based data such as parcel information, zoning, land use, ownership and general property information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Putting in place a set of technical processes and procedures for the registration of rights and interests in real property.
  • Automation of the procedures of land and real estate transactions.
  • Supporting the creation of parcel data using standard cadastral editing tools and the ability to generate reports according to a predefined template.
  • Provision of a public access module that allows general enquiries by the public.
 Land Use Planning

Key Responsibilities & Functions

  • To monitor and ensure land use planning in the country is carried out as per the functions of the Commission and law.
  • Develop and prepare an effective and efficient system for coordinating monitoring and overseeing the Commission’s land use planning functions in the national government, county governments and any other agents.
  • Liaise with national government in the preparation of the National Land Use Policy (NLUP), National Land Use Spatial Planning Policy (NLUSPP) and general principles and guidelines on land use planning.
  • Identify and advise the commission on the types and content of various land use plans at different levels – national, regional (county) and local levels.
  • Oversee the preparation of Land Use Plans as a framework for managing public land both at the national and county levels through liaison with national, county and local planning agencies in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of land use plans.
  • Liaise with and oversee other specialized agencies responsible for development planning in transport infrastructure works, energy and oil, mining and other natural resources.
  • Advice the Commission on appropriateness of plans presented for approval by management bodies.
  • Advise the commission on the development of strategic national projects occurring on public land such as Techno Cities, Special Economic Zones, Resort Cities etc.
  • Advise the commission on suitability of land to be acquired for public purposes including creating land banks and land for other uses such as public housing, industry and land for investment.
  • Establish and maintain comprehensive record of plans for all public land.
  • Coordinate processing of applications for plot allocations, extension of leases, extension of user, change of user and subdivisions at the County Land Management Boards.
  • Liaise with other sectoral agencies with respect to land use planning and development.
 
Legal Affairs and Enforcement

Margaret Kaptuiya Cheboiwo - Dir. Legal Affairs & Enforcement

Margaret Kaptuiya Cheboiwo – Dir. Legal Affairs & Enforcement

The Legal Affairs and Enforcement unit is responsible for handling all legal matters.

Key responsibilities

  • Development of appropriate legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of the Commission.
  • Coordinating litigation or court cases for the Commission.
  • Drafting of legal opinions and other relevant legal documents for the Commission;
  • Undertaking legal transactions including recovery, conveyance, agreements, leases and partnerships.
  • Reviewing existing laws and regulations relevant to the execution of the mandate of the Commission.
  • Conducting relevant Legal research for the Commission.
 Natural Resources

Leonard Omullo Orondo - Dir. Natural Resource

Leonard Omullo Orondo – Dir. Natural Resource

Key responsibilities & Functions

  • Undertake a national baseline study on natural resources in the formal and traditional tenure systems and the legitimate Land right holders.
  • Identify and map out key resource use conflict hot spots, causes of such conflicts, and opportunities to mitigate them.
  • Identification and analysis of policy, institutional, technological, socio-economic barriers to sustainable Land management in Kenya.
  • Work closely with partners to conduct economic valuation of key natural resources and apply results to improved natural resource management strategies.
  • Ensure that Land use planning and administration are consistent with their existing obligations under national, regional and International Laws, treaties and protocols, including multilateral Environmental Agreements (UNCBD, UNCCD, and UNFCCC).

Research

Dr Fibian Lukalo - Dir. Research & Advocacy

Dr Fibian Lukalo – Dir. Research & Advocacy

The Research unit is responsible for coordination and administration of the Research, Training and Advocacy functions of the
Commission.

Key Responsibilities & Functions

  • Administration and interpretation of provisions of any Laws that affect the work of the commission as a basis for projecting the Commission’s image to the public.
  • Carrying out research for the Commission on matters to do and/or related to land.
  • Assisting in the dissemination of research findings on land and related matters.