KNQA Planning and Strategy 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.

Planning and Strategy Officer

KNQA Grade 6

One (1) Post

Ref No KNQA/NO.13/2020

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 person must have: –

i) Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in any of the following fields: Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Strategic Management, Business Development, Development Studies, and Business Administration or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

ii) Proficiency in computer applications;

iii) Meets the provisions of the Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

i) Executing the Authority’s internal policies, regulations, guidelines and strategies;

ii) Developing and reviewing of the Authority’s Strategic Plan;

iii) Assessing the strengths and weakness of policy options;

iv) Analyzing policy recommendations from various departments;

v) Preparation of policy position papers;

vi) Monitoring and Evaluation of all the Authority’s programmes and projects;

vii) Developing and Maintaining Monitoring& Evaluation data base;

viii) Compiling various Monitoring & Evaluation reports;

ix) Coordinating corporate performance management process and Performance; Contract (PC) of all the departments and divisions at the Authority;

x) Developing monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual organizational performance report to the Director General/CEO;

xi) Conducting research on potential donors/partners;

xii) Preparation of project proposals for funding agencies;

xiii) Updating donor databases to record their contacts and preference information;

xiv) Knowledge of Recognition of Prior learning and national skills development;

xv) Maintaining a network of Partner contacts;

xvi) Sensitizing and training team members on fund raising and strategy; and

xvii) Organizing events for partnership building between implementers and potential partners.

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

Economics and Statistics, Business Administration
Updated: September 14, 2020 — 8:24 am