KNEC Subject Officers Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) is a state corporation established through an Act of Parliament (CAP 225A, Laws of Kenya) repealed by the Kenya National Examinations Council Act no. 29 of 2012, to conduct School and Post School Examinations within Kenya as it may consider desirable in the public interest and to award certificates and diplomas to successful candidates in such examinations.

The Council is seeking to recruit experienced, results oriented individual with excellent leadership and technical skills, team players, innovative and highly motivated individuals who are able to work in a high pressure environment.

Subject Officer II (Building & Civil Engineering)

KNEC EC Scale 10

(1 Post)

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The Subject Officer II will be reporting to a Head of Section in the Test Development Department.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Bachelors Degree in Technology specializing in Building & Construction Management or Civil Engineering with Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Education; OR Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering with Post Graduate Diploma in Technical Education;
  • Masters degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Not less than six (6) years experience teaching Building & Civil Engineering at College level;
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Officer will be responsible for the planning, organizing, programming and coordination of the development of Building & Civil Engineering Examination papers and other related disciplines.

Subject Officer II (Secretarial Studies)

KNEC EC Scale 10

(1 Post)

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The Subject Officer II will be reporting to a Head of Section in the Test Development Department.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • Bachelors Degree in Education specializing in Secretarial Management; OR Bachelors Degree with Diploma in Technical Education (Secretarial Management) from KTTC; 10.1.2 Masters degree in Education in the relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Atleast 10 years work experience teaching Secretarial Management Studies at College level;
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Officer will be responsible for the planning, organizing, programming and coordination of the development of Secretarial Studies Examination papers and other related disciplines.

Required Core Competencies

  • Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and Multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Being visionary and result oriented;
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines;
  • Firm, fair and transparent management style.

Shortlisted candidates must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.

In this regard, the candidates should obtain clearance certificates from:

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority;
  2. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  3. Criminal Investigation Department;
  4. Higher Education Loans Board;
  5. Credit Reference Bureau.

Terms of Offer: The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.

Application Procedure

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of telephone contact, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy of latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees on or before 5th March, 2018 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
The Kenya National Examinations Council
P. O. Box 73598 – 00200
Nairobi

Note:

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

KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and People Living with Disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

For more details log into KNEC website www.knec.ac.ke


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Updated: February 19, 2018 — 4:43 pm