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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 23, 2024
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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 This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012.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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    Research and Quality Assurance Officer - 6 Posts

    The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

    • Identifying problems/areas for possible research;
    • Drafting proposals for research studies;
    • Inducting personnel to be involved in the various activities of the research studies;
    • Development of instruments for data collection;
    • Validation of instruments and compiling validation reports;
    • Training of data collectors;
    • Security printing and storage of data collection instruments;
    • Drawing work plans and budgets for research studies;
    • Participating in data collection, entry, cleaning, and analysis;
    • Report writing and dissemination of findings and recommendations to stakeholders;
    • Carrying out quality checks on the research procedures.

    Person Specifications

    • For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
    • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Planning, Project Management, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution only for the successful applicants.

    Key Competencies, Skills, and Attributes

    • Integrity;
    • Planning skills;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Communication and reporting skills;
    • Interpersonal skills;
    • Team player.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should fill and submit the Application for Employment Form KNEC 2A– (External applicants) and Application for Employment Form KNEC 2B– (Internal applicants), an application letter, accompanied by certified copies of academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of daytime telephone contact, e-mail address, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of three referees, on or before 23rd April, 2024 to the address below:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenya National Examinations Council
    New Mitihani House, South C
    P.O Box 73598-00200


    • The Council will only contact the shortlisted candidates and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification;
    • Successful applicants offered employment will be required to submit clearance under Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya;
    • KNEC Grade 2 and Grade 3 positions are on 5-year contract terms of service and renewal is subject to performance;
    • KNEC is an equal opportunity employer and people living with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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