2 Registration and Accreditation Officers Jobs in Kenya (72K)

The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) was set up in
2015 as set out in the Kenya National Qualifications Framework (KNQF) act no.
22 of 2014 (and KNQF Regulations, 2018) to coordinate and harmonize the various
levels of education; and to create a database of all qualifications in the
country.


Registration and Accreditation Officer

Grade KNQA 6

Two (2) Posts

Ref No: KNQA/NO. 11/2020

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh 54,164 to
72,695 pm

Leave Entitlement: 30 days per
financial year

Terms of Service: Permanent and
pensionable

For appointment to
this grade an officer must have:

i) Bachelor’s degree in Education, Engineering, Architecture, law,
science, Agriculture, animal sciences or related field from a recognized
university in Kenya;

ii) Short course in Quality assurance and accreditation (will be
an added advantage);

iii) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;

iv) Proficiency in computer applications.

Key Duties and
responsibilities will entail assisting in;


i) Initiating the development of guidelines and tools for
accreditation purposes;

ii) Collecting and collating data for the national data base of
qualifications awarding institutions accredited in Kenya;

iii) Supporting institutions and individuals on accreditation of
qualifications awarding institutions;

iv) Evaluating applications for accreditation and registration
of Qualifications awarding Institutions (QAIs) and Qualifications;

v) Processing applications of accreditation Resource reviewers
and facilitators;

vi) Organizing accreditation training and other workshops;

vii) Undertaking technical/full inspections of QAIs and
preparing reports;

viii) Analyzing self-evaluation by Qualifications awarding
institutions and reporting;

ix) Updating and maintaining the database of accredited and
registered QAIs and national as well as recognized foreign Qualifications;

x) Monitoring and reporting on implementation of policies,
regulations and guidelines on registration and accreditation;

xi) Monitoring and reporting on implementation of policies,
regulations and guidelines on registration & accreditation of
qualifications awarding institutions;

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the above
specified criteria for any of the below named positions, submit (both
electronically and hard copies) of your cover letter, together with copies of
your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your updated
detailed Curriculum Vitae, your current position, current remuneration, email
and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your
qualifications and/or work experience to the address below and also create a
profile and apply on the KNQA Employment portal – https://recruitment.knqa.go.ke/

Hard copy applications should be send to;

The Director General,

Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

Uchumi House, 6th Floor, Aga Khan Walk

P.O Box 72635-00200,

Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: +254-020-2100272.

Make your application on or before Friday, 2nd October 2020.

Please note
that: 
KNQA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with
Disabilities, Women and Candidates from marginalised regions are encouraged to
apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted and
successful candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be
required to produce originals and certified copies of their National Identity
Card, Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts during interviews.
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