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  • Posted: May 31, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2023
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    The Kenya National Examinations Council (also referred to as KNEC or the Council) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012. KNEC was established to take over the functions previously undertaken by the d...
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    Assistant Director, General Administration, KNEC Grade 4 (1 Post)

    Job Specifications

    • Providing administrative support to all Council activities;
    • Coordinating the day-to-day administrative activities of the Council; 
    • Maintaining and updating records of all the assets of the Council;
    • Coordinating the management of Council facilities and equipment;
    • Preparing and implementing a maintenance program for all Council assets;
    • Ensuring proper and safe work environment for Council staff;
    • Coordinating the provision of outsourced administrative services;
    • Ensuring implementation of QMS, Risk Management, development of work plans, budgets and reports. 

    Person Specifications

    • At least ten (10) years cumulative relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have served at management level;
    • Masters Degree or its equivalent qualifications in any of the following fields: Business Management, Public Administration, Finance, Commerce, Human Resource Management, from a recognized Institution;
    • Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields: Business Management, Public Administration, Human Resources Management, Finance, Commerce, or relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Membership to a professional body;
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
    • Proficiency in computer application

    Method of Application

    The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the seniority and responsibilities of the position.


    • Interested and suitably qualified candidates should download and fill out the Application of Employment form KNEC.2A, application letter with enclosed certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose a copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees on or before the closing date for receipt of applications 19th June 2023 to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    The Kenya National Examinations Council
    P.O. Box 73598 - 00200


    • Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered;
    • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearances under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
    • KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with disabilities and 
    • female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) on to apply

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