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The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) is a state corporation established through an Act of Parliament (Cap 225A, Laws of Kenya) which was repealed by the Kenya National Examinations Council Act No. 29 of 2012, to conduct school and post school examinations within Kenya as it may consider desirable in the public interest and to award certificates or diplomas to successful candidates in such examinations. The Council invites applicants from self- motivated and qualified professionals for the following vacant positions

1.0 DEPUTY DIRECTOR, HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION, EC GRADE 3 – (1 POST) Re-advetisement
1.1 Job Description;
The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:
i) Coordinating the development and implementation of strategies, policies and procedures in the Department;
ii) Providing leadership so as to foster a culture that promotes teamwork, innovativeness and efficiency in service delivery;
iii) Analyzing and implementing recommendations on optimal staffing levels for effective succession planning;
iv) Coordinating effective implementation with all legislative requirements to ensure compliance;
v) Providing human resource technical expertise to the Management Advisory Committee;
vi) Coordinating the implementation of the staff recruitment, training and development, performance management, compensation and staff welfare programs;
vii) Coordinating the provision of support functions and services within the Council such as transport , records management and hospitality services and estate management;
viii) Coordinating the implementation of performance contracting targets, work plans and performance reporting;
ix) Coordinating and monitoring Departmental budgets and procurement plans;
x) Ensuring risk mitigation measures are in place;
xi) Ensuring office accommodation and facilities for all Council employees;
xii) Ensuring implementation of employee health and safety programmes;
xiii) Coordinating identification of unserviceable and obsolete assets;

1.2 Requirements for the position
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
i) Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration with a Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution OR Masters Degree or its equivalent qualifications in any of the following fields: Business Management, Public Administration, Finance, Commerce, Human Resource Management, from a recognized Institution;
ii) Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; OR Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences/Business Administration/Commerce with Diploma (KNEC) in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
iii) Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
iv) Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience three (3) years of which should have been at the level of management OR served as Assistant Director, Human Resource Management, EC Grade 4/or Assistant Director, Administration EC Grade 4 for three (3) years ;
v) Membership to a professional body;
vi) Demonstrated merit in work performance;
vii) Proficiency in computer application;
viii) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
1.3 Key Competencies, skills and attitudes
a) Integrity;
b) Strategic thinking;
c) Analytical skills;
d) Communication and reporting skills;
e) Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
f) Interpersonal and negotiation skills;
g) Team player.

2.0 EXAMINATIONS OFFICER – (LEGAL STUDIES), EC GRADE 7 (1 POST) Re-advertisement
The officer at this level will report to an Assistant Director, Examinations;
2.1 Requirements for the position
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
i) Bachelors Degree in Education specializing in Legal Studies from a recognized institution OR Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution OR a Higher Diploma in a relevant discipline and a Diploma in Technical Education from a recognized institution;
ii) Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in teaching Legal Studies at College level;
iii) Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
iv) Proficient in computer applications;
v) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
vi) Demonstrated competence and merit in work performance;

2.2 Key Competencies, skills and attitudes
a) Integrity;
b) Keen to details and time management skills;
c) Communication and reporting skills;
d) Team player with good Interpersonal skills.

3.0 EXAMINATIONS OFFICER – (BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING), EC GRADE 7 (1 POST) Re-advertisement
The officer at this level will report to an Assistant Director, Examinations;
3.1 Requirements for the position;
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
i) Bachelors Degree in Technology specializing in Building and Construction Management or Civil Engineering with post Graduate Diploma in Technical Education from a recognized institution OR Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution OR a Higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering and a Diploma in Technical Education from a recognized institution;
ii) Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in teaching Building and Civil Engineering at College level;
iii) Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
iv) Proficient in computer applications;
v) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
vi) Demonstrated competence and merit in work performance;

3.2 Key Competencies, skills and attitudes
a) Integrity;
b) Keen to details and time management skills;
c) Communication and reporting skills;
d) Team player with good Interpersonal skills.

4.0 EXAMINATIONS OFFICER – (FINANCE & BUSINESS STUDIES), EC GRADE 7 (1 POST) Re-advertisement
The officer at this level will report to an Assistant Director, Examinations;
4.1 Requirements for the position;
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
i) Bachelors Degree in Education specializing in Finance & Business Studies OR Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution OR a Higher Diploma in Finance and Business Studies with a Diploma in Technical Education from a recognized institution;
ii) Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in teaching Finance & Business Studies at College level;
iii) Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
iv) Proficient in computer applications;
v) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
vi) Demonstrated competence and merit in work performance;

4.2 Key Competencies, skills and attitudes
e) Integrity;
f) Keen to details and time management skills;
g) Communication and reporting skills;
h) Team player with good Interpersonal skills.

 TERMS OF OFFER
The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.

 APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Interested and suitable qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, updated curriculum vitae giving details of day time telephone contact, copy of ID, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of two referees by Tuesday July 16th , 2019 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
The Kenya National Examinations Council
NHC Hse 6th Floor, Off Aga Khan Walk
P .O Box 73598 – 00200
NAIROBI.

NOTE:
Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered;
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification;
KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

For more details log into KNEC website www.knec.ac.ke

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