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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 This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012.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, Human Resource Management, KNEC Grade 4 (1 Post)

    Job Specifications

    • Coordinating human resource planning within the Council;
    • Developing and proposing a review of human resources policies and procedures best practices;
    • Promoting a high-performance culture and employee empowerment programs;
    • Providing secretarial services to the Management Advisory Committee;
    • Developing, recommending and ensuring effective implementation of staff compensation and rewards systems;
    • Coordinating gender, disability, alcohol and drug abuse mainstreaming programs within the Council;
    • Ensuring implementation of employee health and safety programs;
    • Promoting the development of staff welfare programs;
    • Custodian of staff records;
    • Overseeing the development and implementation of an effective staff performance management system; 
    • Managing staff separation and benefits administration processes; 
    • Carrying out training needs assessment, monitoring and evaluating staff training and development programs;
    • Managing the staff skills inventory;
    • Ensuring and maintaining up-to-date human resource information;
    • Monitoring and ensuring compliance of the HR quality management standards;
    • Overseeing the Staff welfare and discipline.

    Person Specifications

    • At least ten (10) years cumulative relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have served at management level; 
    • Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration with a Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution; OR Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences/Business Administration/Commerce with Diploma (KNEC) in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management;
    • 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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