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DEPUTY DIRECTOR, STANDARDS, ASSESSMENT & QUALITY ASSURANCE | KNQA/NO.3/2021

 

Minimum Qualifications:Masters Degree

Job Term:Contract

Position Level:KNQA GRADE 3

Remuneration:Ksh 115,599 - Kshs 187,767 pm

Number of positions:1

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

  • For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -
  • Ten (10) relevant work experience eight (8) of which must have been in management;
  • Bachelor’s degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Education, Economics, statistics, Social Sciences, Science or related field from a recognized university in Kenya;
  • Master’s Degree (KNQF Level 9)in Curriculum development, quality assurance, assessment and examination, Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Sciences, Social
  • Science, Higher education, Comparative Education or related field from a recognized university in Kenya ;
  • Doctorate Degree (KNQF Level 10)in Curriculum development, quality assurance, assessment and examination, Economics, Statistics, Project Management, Sciences, Social Science, Higher education, Comparative Education or related field from a recognized university in Kenya is an added advantage;
  • Professional qualification and membership where applicable;
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;

Skills and competencies

  • Analytical skills;
  • Creative and innovative thinking;
  • Resources mobilization;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Networking and building linkages;
  • Conversant with PFM Act

Responsibilities:

Key Duties and Responsibilities;

  • General administration and coordination of the department
  • Advising the authority on the world best practices on CATS
  • Reviewing regulations, policies and guidelines on assessments, CATs;
  • Developing and reviewing quality assurance standards;
  • Recruit and facilitate the training of assessments, CATS and QA peer reviewers;
  • Coordinating the assessments and determination of CATs;
  • Liaising with education regulatory bodies, curriculum developers, qualifications awarding bodies and other government ministries and agencies on assessment and credit accumulation and transfer;
  • Guiding, advising and appraising officers under their supervision;
  •  Benchmarking and developing best practices in assessment, CATs and QA;
  • Evaluating the application for credits transfer;
  • Conducting the assessment of application for credit transfer;
  • Developing and implementing policies, standards and guidelines on assessment, credit accumulation and transfer and quality assurance;
  • Developing manuals, codes and guidelines on national qualifications;
  • Developing and maintaining the Kenya Credit Accumulation and Transfer System (KCATS);
  • Advising and support any person, body or institution which is responsible for the award of national qualifications;
  • Facilitating linkages, credit transfers and exemptions and a vertical and horizontal mobility at all levels to enable entry, re entry and exit;

How to submit an application
1.    Create an account at https://recruitment.knqa.go.ke/
2.    Complete your profile by filling in your details in all the relevant sections
3.    Click on vacancies tab
4.    On the jobs list, click on view details to access the details of a particular job
5.    At the bottom section of the job's detail, click on Apply to submit your application

Job Details

Level : Executive level
Industry : Government Institution
Salary : Ksh 150,000 - 200,000
Experience : 10 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Masters
Company : The kenya natio...
Posted By The kenya natio... / 04 May 2022

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