Chief Human Resource 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 Human Resource Officer

(Grade 11)


1 Post

Reporting to the Director Human Resource and Administration the job holder will be responsible for Coordination of operations of the Human Resource Function.

The job holder will also be responsible for:

a) Coordinating, and controlling of the functions and operations in the Human Resource Division;

b) Implementing Human Resource Policies, Rules, Standards and Procedures governing terms and conditions of service;

c) Advising on administration of the Career Progression Guidelines and Progressions;

d) Planning, coordination and direction of Human resource services in the Authority in such areas as recruitment, promotion, compliment control, placement, deployment and staff development;

e) Managing and updating of Personnel data Systems including a Human Resource Information Management System

f) Employee relations, remuneration and staff welfare;

g) Drafting Human Resource agenda for the Board.

h) Ensuring cascading of the Board’s target to all Human Resources Units

i) Coordinating of performance appraisal and recommendations for rewards/sanctions.

The successful candidate must:

a) Have a Master’s degree in Social Sciences or any other related and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

b) Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any Social Sciences.

c) Have CPS Final/CHRP/Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management;

d) Have at least seven (7) years’ relevant work experience;

e) Have attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized Institution;

f) Be member of IHRM;

g) Be proficient in Human Resource based computer application skills;

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.
HR and Administration
Updated: January 13, 2018 — 8:46 am