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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 This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012.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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    Deputy Director, Manuscript Services: KNEC Grade 3 (1 Post)

    Job Specifications

    • Managing the process of receiving, documenting, storing, and retrieving examination/assessment manuscripts;
    • Preparing departmental work plan, procurement plan, and budget;
    • Appraising the performance of Assistant Director, Manuscripts Services Officers, Principal Manuscripts Services Officers, Senior Officers, and Manuscripts Services Officers;
    • Implementing Quality Management System for continual improvement;
    • Implementing Council and Management decisions;
    • Advising the Director, Test Development on any issues relating to Manuscripts Services.

    Person Specifications

    • At least twelve (12) years cumulative relevant work experience, four (4) of which should have served at management level;
    • Bachelors Degree in Education (Business Studies) from a recognized institution; OR Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution; OR Bachelors Degree in Business Studies (Secretarial Studies) from a recognized university;
    • Masters degree from a recognized institution;
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results; 
    • Proficiency in computer applications

    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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