KNQA Deputy Learners Record Database Director Job in Kenya (187K)

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) was set up in 2015 as set out in the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF) act no. 22 of 2014 (and KNQF Regulations, 2018) to coordinate and harmonize the various levels of education; and to create a database of all qualifications in the country.

Deputy Director Learners Record Database

KNQA Grade 3

One (1) Post

Ref. No: KNQA /NO. 1/2020

Basic Salary Scale (KSH): Ksh 115,599- Ksh 187,767 pm

Leave Entitlement: 30 Days per financial year

Terms of Service: Five (5) Year Contract

For appointment to this grade an officer must have at least:

i) Ten (10) years working relevant work experience eight (8) of which must have been in management;

ii) Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in any of the following disciplines: – Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

iii) Master’s Degree (KNQF Level 9 or equivalent) in any of the following disciplines: – Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering, MIS, Data Security and Integrity, Data Analysis or related field from a recognized university in Kenya;

iv) Doctorate (KNQF Level 10 or equivalent) in MIS, Data Security and Integrity, Data Analysis or related field from a recognized university in Kenya is an added advantage;

v) Member of an ICT professional body;

vi) Project Management Certification such as PRINCE2, PMP or other equivalent qualifications;

vii) Experience in developing and maintaining Learners Record database;

viii) IT management certification such as CompTIA Project+, CAPM, CGEIT, CSM,

ix) CISSP, COBIT or other equivalent qualifications;

x) Information Security certification such as CISM, CEH, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, GSEC or other equivalent qualifications;

xi) Professional certification such as CCNP, CDCP, CCNA Cloud, CCNA Industrial/IoT, CCNA, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, N+, A+ OCA, CISSP, Linux+, Network+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or their equivalent;

xii) Attended a Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution; and

xiii) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

i) Developing, implementing, and maintaining of systems;

ii) Carrying out systems analysis, design and programmer specifications in liaison with users;

iii) Ensuring adherence to established database standards;

iv) Compiling overall systems documentation;

v) Supervising installation certification, repairs and maintenance of database equipment, solutions and associated peripherals;

vi) Recommending and supervising Hardware/Software specifications for database equipment;

vii) Administering and maintaining web-based systems and database server’s configuration;

viii) Documenting KNQA network configurations and passwords of critical systems;

ix) Undertake risk management and Business continuity;

x) Maintaining Systems Security and Databases;

xi) Enforcing implementation of database policies and procedures;

xii) Assisting in LRD Planning, Budgeting, Project Management and Reporting;

xiii) Management of outsourced LRD services and service providers; and

xiv) Development and maintenance of the Authority’s intranet.

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the above specified criteria for any of the below named positions, submit (both electronically and hard copies) of your cover letter, together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your updated detailed Curriculum Vitae, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience to the address below and also create a profile and apply on the KNQA Employment portal – https://recruitment.knqa.go.ke/

Hard copy applications should be send to;

The Director General,
Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
Uchumi House, 6th Floor, Aga Khan Walk
P.O Box 72635-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: +254-020-2100272.

Make your application on or before Friday, 2nd October 2020.

Please note that: KNQA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities, Women and Candidates from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals and certified copies of their National Identity Card, Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts during interviews.


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Updated: September 14, 2020 — 7:31 am