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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 20, 2023
  • The Commission for University Education was established by an Act of Parliament, Universities Act, No. 42 of 2012 as the successor to the Commission for Higher Education which was established under Universities Act Cap 210B of 1985. This was to address the need to regulate, coordinate and assure quality in university education as a result of growth and expan...
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    Deputy Director, Human Resource and Administration

    Ref: CUE/01/2022/005

    Administration Functions

    • supervise implementation of all service contracts in administration and human resources
    • prepare and implement a maintenance schedule of all Assets in liaison with other Departments and in consideration of the manufacturer’s manual;
    • Oversee management of the Commission’s assets and equipment.
    • coordinate and oversee the implementation of the recommendations of work environment surveys so as to improve the working conditions of the Commission;
    • initiate and implement occupational health and safety programmes and activities;
    • effective management and provision of safe custody of Commission records and Registry Supervision; 
    • fleet management; 
    • provision of security and disaster management services 
    • Overseeing the management of the Commission's assets and equipment
    • Ensuring the effective management and provision of safe custody of Commission records; 
    • coordinate the day-to-day administrative activities of the Commission;
    • Overseeing the provision of transport and other central services; Initiating and implementing occupational health and safety programmes and activities; and
    • Overseeing work environment satisfaction surveys and implementation of the recommendations thereof.

    Person Specifications
    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

    • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience, five (5) years of which should be in a supervisory role;
    • Bachelors Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Business Administration/Management, Public Administration, Commerce, Human Resource Management or the equivalent from a recognised institution
    • Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Sociology, Psychology Administration/Management, Public Administration, Commerce, Human Resource Management or the equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) or Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management/Development or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing or any other relevant recognized professional body;
    • Valid Practicing certificate from Institute of Human Resource Management;
    • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks, or equivalent, from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Demonstrated good results in work performance; and
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Method of Application

    Successful candidates (that is, those who have been appointed to the advertised positions) will be required to provide the following documents before the award of offer in compliance with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010:

    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
    • Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
    • Qualified and interested candidates should visit CUE website for the detailed job profiles and application procedures.

    Application Procedure

    • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through careers portal available on CUE website.
    • Shortlisted candidates will be expected to bring the original certificates for verification during the interview.
    • All applications to reach the Commission on or before 20th February 2023. at 5.00 p.m East African

    For any enquiries please contact the undersigned.
    The Chief Executive Officer/Commission Secretary,
    Commission for University Education,
    Red Hill Road, Off Limuru Road, Gigiri,
    P.O. Box 54999-00200,
    Nairobi, Kenya

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