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Principal Examinations Secretary (Research) Job in Kenya

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to recruit a self motivated and qualified professional for the following vacant position:

Principal Examinations Secretary, Research

KNEC Scale EC 13 

One Post

The Principal Examinations Secretary, Research will be reporting to a Head of Division in Research.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and analyze statistical data related to examinations and National Assessment and produce examination research reports as well as ensure quality assurance of KNEC examination processes for school and post school examination;
  • Provide the supervision link and coordinate specific technical and administrative initiatives in the Department.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Bachelors Degree in Education with specialization in Mathematics, Economics, Statistics or equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Masters Degree in Education in Measurement and Evaluation from a recognized institution;
  • Must have served for (3) three years in similar position and a minimum of fifteen (15) years cumulative experience handling examinations administration related matters in a reputable institution;
  • Must have attended Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Must have evidence of being well grounded in handling examinations administration/assessment/research;
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications;
  • Must have evidence of knowledge in computer skills.
Terms of Offer: The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.

Application Procedure
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time telephone contact, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of two referees on or before Friday, October 03, 2014 to: 

The Head of Human Resources Division 
The Kenya National Examinations Council 
P O Box 73598 - 00200 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.
All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a psychometric test to be administered by the Council.

KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability are encouraged to apply.

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