Kenya National Qualifications Authority Deputy Director, Planning Research, Outreach & Policy Jobs

Kenya National Qualifications Authority Deputy Director, Planning Research, Outreach & Policy Jobs


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -

  • Ten (10) years relevant work experience eight (8) of which must have been in management;

  • Bachelor’s degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Education, Economics, statistics, Project Management, Social Sciences, Science or related field from a recognized university;

  • Master’s Degree (KNQF Level 9 or equivalent) in Curriculum development, quality assurance, assessment and examination, Economics, TVET Education, Statistics, Project Management, Sciences, Social Science, Higher education or related field from
    a recognized university;

  • Doctorate (KNQF Level 10 or equivalent) in Curriculum development, quality assurance, assessment and examination, Economics, Statistics, Project
    Management, Sciences, Social Science, Higher education or related field from a recognized university is an added advantage;

  • Professional qualification and membership where applicable;

  • Attended a Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks;

  • Proficiency in computer applications; and

  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting research on critical issues regarding Qualification Frameworks;

  • Preparation of research proposals on the KNQF;

  • Publishing and disseminating research findings on KNQF;

  • Formulation, implementation and review of research policies and strategies;

  • Liaising with the government and other stakeholders on implementation of research findings;

  • Mobilizing funds to supplement the KNQA’s budget on research;

  • Promoting and strengthening research and consultancy within the Authority;

  • Establish networks with relevant research institutions;

  • Coordinating the planning, implementation and review of policies and strategies on the development of KNQF;

  • Managing the ISO Certification process of
    the KNQA; Managing Performance contracting activities of the Institution;

  • Planning and formulation of the Authority's development and resource mobilization strategies;

  • Coordinating the implementation of the Authority’s strategic plans, Annual work
    plans and annual reports;

  • Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance the KNQAbrand identity, broaden awareness of KNQF and increase visibility across key stakeholder audiences;

  • Write, update, edit and oversee production and design of printed materials, books and newsletters;

  • Prepare photography and other media for publication and maintain digital media
    library Social Media, Website and E-Marketing;

  • Supervise establishment of the KNQF library and repositories;

  • Work with staff and stakeholders to develop and implement social networking strategies, develop content and monitor and respond to inquiries regarding the KNQF;

  • Monitoring adherence and implementation of the departmental work plans;

  • Write wish grant testimonials for website and social media; and

  • Send brochures and materials to stakeholders for distribution to their circles of influence.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya National Qualifications Authority Deputy Director, Planning Research, Outreach & Policy Jobs


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