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Deputy Director, Research Innovation & Educational Assessment Resource Center

Closing: Apr 17, 2024

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Published: Apr 3, 2024 (16 days ago)

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Person Specification

For appointment to this position, an officer must have:

  • At least twelve (12) years of cumulative relevant work experience, five (5) of which should have served at management level;
  • Master's degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Planning, Project Management, Research or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Membership to a professional body;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya only for the successful applicants


Responsibilities

Person Specification

For appointment to this position, an officer must have:

  • At least twelve (12) years of cumulative relevant work experience, five (5) of which should have served at management level;
  • Master's degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Planning, Project Management, Research or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Membership to a professional body;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya only for the successful applicants


  • Conducting research in educational assessment and monitoring learner’s achievement;
  • Coordinating the conduct and participation in educational conferences;
  • Coordinating collaborations and partnerships with other examinations/assessment bodies or organizations and individuals interested in collaboration with KNEC;
  • Collaborating with other organizations/agencies/stakeholders on educational research initiatives;
  • Coordinating training in educational assessment;
  • Coordinating Innovation and Protection of Intellectual Property Rights;
  • Coordinating knowledge management;
  • Undertaking sales and marketing of KNEC services and products;
  • Managing the KNEC Educational Assessment Resource center;
  • Coordinating the development of capacity building course content;
  • Identifying resource personnel for capacity building courses;
  • Coordinating the sales and marketing of assessment products and services;
  • Overseeing the preparation of annual work plans and budgets;
  • Proposing training and development interventions for the staff in the Department;
  • Coordinating the implementation of the performance management system in the department.


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