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Deputy Director, Planning, Research, Outreach & Policy

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

(i) Ten (10) years relevant work experience eight (8) of which must have been in
management;
(ii) Bachelor’s degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Education, Economics, statistics,
Project Management, TVET Education, Social Sciences, Science or related field from
a recognized university;
(iii) 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;
(iv) 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;
(v) Professional qualification and membership where applicable;
(vi) Attended a Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks;
(vii) Proficiency in computer applications; and
(viii) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Responsibilities

i) Conducting research on critical issues regarding Qualification Frameworks;
ii) Preparation of research proposals on the KNQF;
Basic Salary Scale (KSH) Ksh 115,599- Ksh 187,767 pm
Leave Entitlement 30 Days per financial year
Terms of Service Five (5) Year Contract
iii) Publishing and disseminating research findings on KNQF;
iv) Formulation, implementation and review of research policies and strategies;
v) Liaising with the government and other stakeholders on implementation of
research findings;
vi) Mobilizing funds to supplement the KNQA’s budget on research;
vii) Promoting and strengthening research and consultancy within the Authority;
viii) Establish networks with relevant research institutions;
ix) Coordinating the planning, implementation and review of policies and strategies on
the development of KNQF;
x) Managing the ISO Certification process of the KNQA; Managing Performance
contracting activities of the Institution;
xi) Planning and formulation of the Authority's development and resource mobilization
strategies;
xii) Coordinating the implementation of the Authority’s strategic plans, Annual work
plans and annualreports;
xiii) Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance
the KNQAbrand identity, broaden awareness of KNQF and increase visibility across
key stakeholder audiences;
xiv)Write, update, edit and oversee production and design of printed materials, books
and newsletters;
xv) Prepare photography and other media for publication and maintain digital media
library Social Media, Website and E-Marketing;
xvi)Supervise establishment of the KNQF library and repositories;
xvii) Work with staff and stakeholders to develop and implement social networking
strategies, develop content and monitor and respond to inquiries regarding the
KNQF;
xviii) Monitoring adherence and implementation of the departmental work plans;
xix) Write wish grant testimonials for website and social media; and
xx) Send brochures and materials to stakeholders for distribution to their circles of
influence.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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