KNEC Principal Subject Officer (Languages) Job Re-Advertisement

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to recruit a
self motivated and qualified professional for the following vacant

Principal Subject Officer (Languages) 
KNEC Scale EC 13 
(One Post)
The Principal Subject Officer will head a section and report to a Head of Division in Test Development Department. 


Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Organization, programming and coordination of development of question papers for either school or post school Examinations depending on their specialization; 
  • Provide the supervision link and coordinate specific technical and administrative initiatives in the Department; 
Requirements for Appointment: 
  • Bachelors Degree in Education in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution; OR Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline with Post Graduate Diploma in Education; 
  • Masters Degree in Education in a relevant field; 
  • Must have served as a Senior Subject officer for at least three (3) years or have relevant cumulative working experience of at least twelve (12) years handling test development related activities in a reputable institution. Those below Job group ā€˜Nā€™ in Government or TSC or its equivalent need not apply; 
  • Candidates who have attended Senior Management Course lasting not less than four weeks will have an added advantage; 
  • Must have evidence of being well grounded in the theory and practice of educational measurement and evaluation as well curriculum development and implementation;
  • Must have evidence of proficiency and knowledge in computer applications.
Terms of Offer: The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.
Application Procedure
and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications
enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional
certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time
telephone contact, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy
of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of two
referees on or before February 12, 2016 to:

The Head of Human Resources Division
The Kenya National Examinations Council
P O Box 73598 – 00200

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a psychometric test to be administered by the Council
KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability are encouraged to apply

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