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.
Principal Administration Officer
KNQA Grade 4
One (1) Post
Ref. No. KNQA/NO 4/2020
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 95,321 to 148,067 pm
Leave Entitlement: 30 days per financial year
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –
i) At least Eight (8) years working experience in a similar position in the Public Service or Private Sector four (4) of which must be at a supervisory position;
ii) Master’s degree (KNQF Level 9 or equivalent) in Public Administration; Business Administration; Office Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
iii) Bachelor’s degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Public Administration; Business Administration; Office Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
iv) Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
v) Proficiency in computer applications; and
vi) Fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
i) Overseeing the implementation of administration policies, rules, standards and regulations;
ii) Coordinating office management services, office accommodation, transport and logistics;
iii) Making arrangements for the acquisition of legal documents such as motor vehicle and assets insurances;
iv) Ensuring all the Authority assets have requisite ownership documents such motor vehicle logbooks, land title deeds;
v) Managing the medical scheme, work man’s compensation and other insurance for staff and KNQA assets;
vi) Supervising the performance appraisals for the support staff within the Section;
vii) Interpreting and implementing record management policies;
viii) Developing records management systems; and
ix) Preparation and submission of quarterly reports on administration within the Authority.
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.