KNEC Senior Economist / Planner Job in Kenya

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

Senior Economist / Planner 
KNEC Scale EC 12 
(One Post) 
The Senior Economist will report to the Chief Economist. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and coordinate the Council’s Economic Planning Activities; 
  • Carry out economic planning analysis; supervise and coordinate the development of the Council’s Strategic Plan and policies; 
  • Oversee the implementation of Council projects and monitor Council’s budget performance and prepare reports; 
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of projects and programs; 
  • Co-ordinate performance contracting process, guidelines and procedures; 
  • Facilitate all Departments to have their departmental work plans in place and collect and present statistical data in the form of survey reports and bulletins.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Masters Degree in either Economics, Statistics, Economics and Mathematics, Public Policy and Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Served in the grade of Economist 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. Those below Job group ‘M’ in Government or TSC or its equivalent need not apply;
  • Candidates who have attended Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a reputable institution will have an added advantage;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Advanced 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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