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Government Jobs in Kenya – NITA

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a State Corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. 

The mandate of the Authority is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya and ensure an adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in the industry.     

The Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision and creativity to fill various positions at its Headquarters based in Nairobi to ensure delivery of its mandate.

Applications are hereby invited from suitability qualified persons to fill the following vacancies in the Authority:-

Internal Audit Department
Internal Audit Assistant
2 Posts

Ref: HRA/IAA/1/2015 
Reporting to the Senior Internal Auditor, the job holder will be responsible for undertaking specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and reports. 

The job holder will also be responsible for:
  • Carrying out audit of payment documents to confirm compliance with set policies and procedures;
  • Reviewing of internal control systems, recording findings and analysing findings for compilation of audit reports;
  • Checking on budgetary controls to ensure compliance with the set budgets and work plans;
  • Checking on internal controls on levy collection to advice on deviations;
  • Confirming that the Authority’s assets, plant and equipment, supplies, stores are appropriately recorded and the registers are maintained;
  • Assisting in follow up on implementation of recommendations of the internal and external auditors.
The successful candidate must have:
  • At least CPA II /(CIA) II or its equivalent;
  • Proficiency in computerized Accounting/Audit packages;
  • A degree in business related field will be an added advantage;
  • Experience of at least two (2) years in audit of state corporations.

Directorate of Human Resource and Administration
Senior Human Resource Officer 

Grade 10
Ref: HRA/SHRO/02/2015

1 Post


Reporting to Manager Human Resource and Administration the job holder will be responsible for interpretation and implementation of human resource policies and procedures and carry out Human Resource Department assignments that will enable the Department fulfil its set objectives. 

The job holder will also be responsible for:
  • Assisting in drafting of HR related policies ;
  • Developing the departments Work plans and Budgets;
  • Organizing and carrying out training programmes;
  • Implementing change management initiatives;
  • Implementing employee performance management strategies
  • Review and improvement of administrative programmes and procedures;
  • Assisting in the implementation of manpower planning programs, staff discipline, staff welfare programs and staff benefits and compensation programs;
  • participate in developing and maintaining a sustainable staff establishment;
The successful candidate must have:
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (HR Option) or Masters of Science in Human Resource Management.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource or Social Science;
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or CPS (K)
  • Experience of at least five (5) years, three (3) of which must be in the position of Human Resource Officer I in a State Corporation;
  • Be a member in good standing of IHRM;
  • Good interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.

Manager Levy Administration

Grade 12
Ref: HRA/MLA/01/2015

1 Post

Reporting to Director General, the jobholder will be responsible for enforcing the Act on Levy Administration; the overall management of Levy; development of policies and procedures on levy management; creation of awareness on need for registration of employers; identification and registration of new levy contributors; reimbursement of training levy and creating a database for levy contributors and litigating on defaulting employers. 

The job holder will also be responsible for:
  • Strategic direction on Levy Management.;
  • Reimbursement of training levy;
  • Formulate and ensure implementation of policies and procedures on levy management in accordance to the Act;
  • Directing programmes at National level on awareness creation on the need for registration of employers;
  • Coordinating levy activities at the National level
  • Monitoring and evaluating the policy implementation on levy contribution and registration of employers at the National level.
  • Development of awareness creation programmes;
  • Recommend litigation of defaulting employers;
  • Recommend for capacity building for levy administration staff;
The successful candidate must have:
  • A Master’s Degree in any field from a recognized institution;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Diploma in Law, Industrial Relations, Labour Management or any other related field and a certificate in prosecution, litigation, mediation or arbitration
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience, three (3) of which must be in a Senior Management level in a similar position or a related field.
  • Be a registered member of a relevant and recognized professional body;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good understanding of the dynamics of the industry;
  • Attended a leadership course of not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.
How to Apply

Interested persons should send their applications quoting the job reference number and the title of the position they are applying for. 

In addition, applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae containing details of qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card or passport. 

They should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees. 

Envelopes containing the documents should be clearly marked the post being applied for and be addressed to:-

The Director General
National Industrial Training Authority
P. O.  Box 74494 00200

To reach by Friday, 12th June 2015 at 5.00p.m

Please Note:

1. NITA is an equal opportunity employer.

2. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

3. Persons from marginalised areas are encouraged to apply.

4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

5. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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