KNQA Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya (72K)

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.

Human Resource Officer

KNQA Grade 6

One (1) Post

Ref No: NO. 14/2020

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 54,164 to 72,695 pm

Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year

Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable

For Appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

i) Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

ii) Proficiency in computer applications;

iii) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

i) Drafting and verification of routine correspondences;

ii) Processing of salaries, allowances, benefits and final dues and payroll administration;

iii) Collating and analyzing training applications;

iv) Processing employee recruitment, promotion and exit documents;

v) processing of leave applications, sick sheets and sick offs;

vi) Updating of Staff Medical details, National Hospital Insurance Authority (NHIF) and National Social Security Authority (NSSF) records;

vii) Maintaining complement control;

viii) Carrying out leave administration;

ix) Updating human resource database;

x) Analyzing data on work environment and employees’ satisfaction surveys.

xi) collecting data in relation HIV/Aids Prevention, gender, disability mainstreaming, Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse, WIBA, OSHA;

xii) inducting staff and on-boarding programmes;

xiii) undertaking training needs analysis, projections and developing training programmes;

xiv) developing training materials for in-house courses;

xv) administering performance appraisal, collates performance related data, analyzing and preparing related reports;

xvi) preparing periodic progress reports;

xvii) preparing of HR budget and procurement plans; and

xviii) Preparing and analyzing HR metrics and related reports.

xix) implementing human resource management policies, laws, regulations, procedures and systems;

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 –

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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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

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Updated: September 14, 2020 — 8:28 am