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Senior Accreditation Officer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Teaching, training
  • Senior manager (department head)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Education established under the TVET Act of 2013. The mandate of the Authority is to promote quality access, equity and relevance in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) by developing standards, inspecting, registering and licensing trainers, institutions and training programmes.
How To Apply;

  • Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications clearly quoting the Vacancy/Position and Vacancy Number on the envelope and application. The application MUST be accompanied with a detailed C.V stating the current position, work experience, postal address, telephone and email contacts, and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates (only those stated in the job requirements) and, relevant work testimonials. Further, interested applicants are required to fill the Applicant’s Personal Profile Form. Those making online applications can access the Form via link
  • Applicants submitting hard copy applications can download and fill the Applicant’s Personal Profile Form from our website.
  • Applicants are also expected to provide email, telephone and postal contacts of three referees.
  • All applications should reach the Director General on or before 29th June 2018 at 5.00 pm. Applications should be addressed to:
The Director General TVETA
P.O Box 35625- 00100


Reporting to the Manager Accreditation Services, the Senior Accreditation Officer will be responsible for the following:
  1. Carrying out inspection of institution for registration and accreditation of programmes;
  2. Evaluating trainers’ qualifications;
  3. Liaising with relevant foreign TVET regulatory bodies to ascertain the accreditation of foreign TVET qualifications;
  4. Conducting stakeholders mapping and needs assessment;
  5. Conducting sensitization of stakeholders on registration, accreditation and licensing of TVET institutions, programmes and trainers;
  6. Ensuring safe custody of registration certificates and licenses for TVET institutions and programmes;
  7. Maintaining and updating a database of accredited TVET institutions, programmes, trainers, and examiners;
  8. Preparing assessment and inspection reports and agenda for deliberation by the Board
  9. Implementing Board’s decisions on registration, licensing and accreditation of TVET institutions and examining bodies;

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Teaching, training
Seniority: Senior manager (department head)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Stakeholder communication; Reporting; School inspection; Employee evaluations; Database administration; Selection and assessment of applicants
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority

GovernmentalCompany size: 50-100 people

The Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is a State Corporation established under the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Act, 2013 that was Publicized in a Special Issue of the Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 44 (Acts No. 29) on 25th January 2013 and commenced on 24th June 2013. The TVET Authority Board was appointed on 9th May 2014 through a Gazette Notice No.. 3134 and inaugurated on 4th June 2014. The mandate of the Authority is to regulate TVET sector through Licensing, Registration and Accreditation of institutions, programs and trainers.

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