The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) JOBS 2018

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) is a state corporation established through an Act of Parliament (CAP 225A, Laws of Kenya) repealed by the Kenya National Examinations Council Act no. 29 of 2012, to conduct School and Post School Examinations within Kenya as it may consider desirable in the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 and diplomas to successful candidates in such examinations.

The Council is seeking to recruit experienced, results oriented individual with excellent leadership and technical skills, team players, innovative and highly motivated individuals who are able to work in a high pressure environment.

THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

1.0 DEPUTY DIRECTOR – HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: KNEC EC SCALE 14 (1 POST)

The Deputy Director will be reporting to the Director in charge of the Department.

1.1 Requirements for Appointment:

  1. 1.1.1  Masters Degree in Human Resource Management/Development/Business Administration or Public Administration or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;;

  2. 1.1.2  Must have served as Principal Human Resource Management Officer or Principal Administrative Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years or have 15 years relevant experience, three (3) of which should have been at managerial level handling Human Resource Management or Administrative functions in a reputable institution;

  3. 1.1.3  Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;

  4. 1.1.4  Must be a member of IHRM-K;

  5. 1.1.5  Candidates who have attended Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks will have an added advantage; and

  6. 1.1.6  Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity;

1.2 Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. 1.2.1  Oversee the development and implementation of Human Resource Management Strategies and Policies;

  2. 1.2.2  Coordinate the implementation of Human Resource functions relating to staff Recruitment, placement, career development, staff promotion, performance

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management, training and development, administration of salary and employee benefits; and ensure good employee relations and staff welfare programs;

  1. 1.2.3  Provide technical and professional advice to heads of Departments on provisions of the Constitution, labour laws and International Labour Conventions on matters relating to management of employees;

  2. 1.2.4  Ensure compliance with various statutory and regulatory requirements;

  3. 1.2.5  Coordinate implementation of Council resolutions on Administrative functions;

  4. 1.2.6  Ensure preparation and consolidation of the Divisional budget;

  5. 1.2.7  Co-ordinate achievement of Performance Contract Targets for the Division;

  6. 1.2.8  Co-ordinate staff matters and provide staff leadership that harness the strengths of all individuals;

2.0 PRINCIPAL EXAMINATIONS ADMINISTRATOR: KNEC EC SCALE 13 (2 POSTS)

The Principal Examinations Administrator will be reporting to a Head of Division in Examinations Administration Department.

2.1 Requirements for Appointment:

  1. 2.1.1  Bachelors Degree in Education from a recognized institution; OR Bachelors

    Degree with Post Graduate Diploma in Education;

  2. 2.1.2  Masters Degree in Education or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

  3. 2.1.3  Must have served as Senior Examinations Officer for at least three (3) years OR twelve (12) years cumulative relevant work experience handling examinations or test development related activities in a reputable institution;

  4. 2.1.4  Must have evidence of being well grounded in the theory and practice of educational measurement and evaluation as well as curriculum design;

  5. 2.1.5  Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;

  6. 2.1.6  Candidates who have attended Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks will have an added advantage; and

  7. 2.1.7  Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity;

2.2 Duties and Responsibilities:

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  1. 2.2.1  Undertake duties associated with examination administration processes such as, Planning, Organizing, Processing, Coordinating, Field Administration of Examinations, Issue of Results, Certification and Quality Assurance of each of these processes;

  2. 2.2.2  Prepare programmes and budget for all activities within the Section;

  3. 2.2.3  Coordinate centring and dispatch of examination materials to Sub-Counties;

  4. 2.2.4  Propose interventions to address operational challenges in the area of examination administration;

  5. 2.2.5  Facilitate post mortem of all examination processes;

  6. 2.2.6  Facilitate preparation of annual budget, procurement plans and implementation of the same;

  7. 2.2.7  Coordinate timely preparation and presentation of reports upon completion of programmes and activities in the Section;

  8. 2.2.8  Coordinate the approval of examination distribution centres;

  9. 2.2.9  Provide the supervision link to the operations level of examinations administration;

3.0 SENIOR ECONOMIST/PLANNER: KNEC EC SCALE 12 (1 POST)

The Senior Economist/Planner will be reporting to the Principal Economist/Planner.

3.1 Requirements for Appointment:

  1. 3.1.1  Masters Degree in either Economics, Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Public Policy and Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

  2. 3.1.2  Served in the grade of Economist/Planner for a minimum period of three (3) years or in an equivalent and relevant position OR have a cumulative working experience of at least nine (9) years in a related field;

  3. 3.1.3  Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;

  4. 3.1.4  Candidates who have attended Management Course lasting not less than four weeks will have an added advantage; and

  5. 3.1.5  Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity;

3.2 Duties and Responsibilities:

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3.2.1 Plan and coordinate the Council’s Economic Planning Activities;

  1. 3.2.2  Carry out economic planning analysis; supervise and coordinate the development of the KNEC’s Strategic Plan and policies;

  2. 3.2.3  Oversee the implementation of Council projects and programs and monitor Council’s budget performance and prepare reports;

  3. 3.2.4  Co-ordinate performance contracting processes, guidelines and procedures;

  4. 3.2.5  Facilitate Departments to have their departmental work plans in place and collect and present statistical data in the form of survey reports and bulletins;

  5. 3.2.6  Coordinate the preparation of the Council’s calendar of year activities;

  6. 3.2.7  Monitor and evaluate the Council’s Quality Management Systems

4.0 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: KNEC EC SCALE 12 (1 POST)

The Chief Administrative Officer will be reporting to a Head of General Administration Division.

4.1 Requirements for Appointment:

  1. 4.1.1  Masters Degree in Public Administration/Business Administration/Management or equivalent qualifications.

  2. 4.1.2  Must have served in the grade of Senior Administrative Officer for 3 years or at least nine (9) years cumulative relevant work experience in handling general administration duties in a reputable organization;

  1. 4.1.3  Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a reputable institution;

  2. 4.1.4  Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;

  3. 4.1.5  Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

4.2 Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. 4.2.1  Develop and implement effective administrative policies, procedures and regulations in the following areas: transport, records, library, cleaning, catering, work environment and security management;

  2. 4.2.2  Mobilize supportive operational resources when need arises and analyze the financial implications of the policies;

  3. 4.2.3  Coordinate initiatives aimed at achieving strategic objectives of the organization;

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4.2.4 Prepare and implement the Sectional work plan and budget;

4.2.5 Provide general administrative support services and prepare periodic reports for all administrative matters in the section;

5.0 CHIEF ICT OFFICER (INFORMATION SECURITY): KNEC EC SCALE 12 (1 POST)

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