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.
Learners Record Database Officer (Systems Development)
KNQA Grade 6
One (1) Post
Ref No. KNQA/NO.12/2020
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 an officer must have:
i) Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF level 7 or equivalent) in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Computer Science, Business IT, Software Engineering, ICT Project Management, Computer Engineering or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
ii) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Write and rewrite System Requirement Specifications (SRS) documents for new systems and help their implementation as well as monitoring their effectiveness;
2. Interpret Authority’s System Requirement Specification (SRS) documents and develop, implement applications and programs;
3. Handle the transfer of data from the existing system (s) to new platforms;
4. Maintain software Application versions;
5. Confer the users’ requirements and the proposed solution (s) with the Head ICT;
6. Write documentations and operating manuals for the systems developed;
7. Test and modify systems to ensure that they operate reliably;
8. Analyze the impact of applying data systems to the areas of concern within the Authority and provide recommendations on upgrades if necessary;
9. Analyze how well the software, hardware and the wider IT system fit into the Authority’s needs;
10. Examine the current systems and propose for changes or upgrades;
11. Gather internal and external users’ requirements and feedback for the purpose of improving the efficiency and reliability of the systems; and
12. User training and support;
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,
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.