NGO College Principal Job in Nairobi, Kenya (100K)

Position: College Principal
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs. 100,000
Reference no: TRH001/16

Job Description

Our client, a reputable Non Governmental Organisation, seeks to recruit a college principal in one of its Training Institutions located in Nairobi.

Our ideal candidate must be one that has a proven track record in curriculum development and in the improvement of standards of teaching and learning in an institution that offers multi-disciplinary courses.


The duties shall include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop high motivation and aspirations for all students so they attain the highest possible levels of achievement and best outcome from their experience at College.
  • Motivate, satisfy and inspire staff of the college at all levels to deliver their highest levels of performance and to provide an environment in which they will develop.
  • Oversee operations through an Executive team, to identify and exploit opportunities that will improve its educational performance.
  • To promote the concept of value for money and to manage budgets effectively.
  • Work effectively with businesses, educational institutions, the community and other organizations and aim to meet the needs of the community at large
  • Foster and maintain a clear vision for the future of the College that reflects its educational mission and where practicable to widen the opportunities for such experience in the community.
  • Ensure that the College meets the provisions of its Strategic Plan and assist the Board to maintain it in an up to date and relevant manner.
  • To ensure that the College complies with its statutory and regulatory responsibilities including: Health, Safety and Environmental, Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity and Sustainability obligations.
  • To represent the College, both externally and internally; to attend Open Days and Evenings as appropriate.
  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks and duties at the request of the Chair of Governors.
  • Candidate should have a Master’s from a recognized university.
  • Must have at least 2 year experience in service as a Head of Education or department or a Deputy Principal  in a college or university or atleast one year as a College Principal
  • Additional experience as a senior lecturer or Dean of studies shall be an added advantage.
  • Must have proven leadership qualities with capacity for team work.
  • Must have excellent administrative and managerial skills.
  • Should demonstrate capacity for strategic thinking.
  • Must demonstrate integrity and accountability.
  • Must have proper understanding of Financial management.
  • Should demonstrate good public relations and resource mobilization skills.
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV to

You are also required to quote the above reference number in your application letter.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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