Chief Administration Officer – National Industrial Training Authority (NITA)

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a State Corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. The mandate of the Authority is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya and ensure an adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in the industry.

The Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision and creativity to fill various positions at its Headquarters based in Nairobi and other centers to ensure delivery of its mandate.

Applications are hereby invited from suitability qualified persons to fill the following vacancies in the Authority:-

Directorate of Human Resource and Administration

Chief Administration Officer

(Grade 11)



Reporting to the Director HR & Administration, the job holder will be responsible for assisting in the development of policies, procedures and guidelines for administrative purposes.

The job holder will also be responsible for:

a) Supporting management of outsourced services on security and cleaning;

b) Ensuring proper maintenance of grounds;

c) Controlling of utility usage;

d) Ensuring timely payment of all utility bills;

e) Advising on deployment of Administrative officers;

f) Coordinating of transport, motor maintenance and cleanliness;

g) Maintenance of all meeting schedules for appropriate allocation of board rooms and conference rooms.

h) Maintaining custody of all office and vehicle keys.

i) Co-ordination of general administrative duties, supervision and guidance of staff working under him/her.

j) Training and career development of Administrative officers.

k) Preparing and submitting of budget estimates for Administrative functions.

l) Liaising with the other departments/units for all administrative matters.

The successful candidate must:

a) Have a Master’s Degree in Social Science or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

b) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or any other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

c) Have CPS final or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

d) Be Proficient in computer applications;

e) Have attended a senior management course of not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

f) Have at least Seven (7) years’ relevant work experience.

g) Be a member of either ICPS or KIM professional body.

How to Apply

Interested persons are required to download and duly fill our JOB APPLICATION FORM REF. NO. NITA /HR & ADM/HRP/01 from the NITA website.

In addition, please attach copies of professional/academic certificates, testimonials, copy of National Identity Card or passport with envelopes clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

Director General

National Industrial Training Authority

P.O. Box 74494- 00200


Applications must also be submitted by email to to reach by Friday 19th January 2018 at 5.00p.m

Please note:

  1. NITA is an equal opportunity employer.
  2. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  3. Persons from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
  4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  5. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Updated: January 13, 2018 — 8:48 am