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Position: Deputy Director, National Human Resource Planning And Development

No of Positions: 3

Salary Scale:  Ksh.98,500 – Ksh.166, 780 p.m. (CSG -‘6’)

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable.


  • served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Human Resource Planning and Development, Job Group ‘Q’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Education, Demography, Sociology, Business Administration, Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Applied Statistics, Information Management Systems, Labour Economics, Curriculum Development, Economics, Development/Entrepreneurship Studies or Philosophy (M.Phil) in Economics from a recognized institution;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields:-Human Resource Management/Planning/Development, Education, Business Administration, Economics/Statistics, Applied Statistics, Demography, Sociology, Information Technology/Management Information Systems, Social Science or Law from a recognized institution;
  • a Certificate in a Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • clear understanding of the National Development Goals, Vision 2030 Millennium Development Goals and the role of Human Resource Planning in achievement of the same; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results


  • developing and maintaining an efficient Labour Market Information System (LMIS);
  • establishing a National Occupational Classification System (NOCS) and its
  • review, monitoring and restructuring;
  • undertaking regular Human Resource/Labour force surveys and studies at national and sectoral leels and publication of reports emanating there from;
  • designing and refining policy and programme options for Human Resource development in the country;
  • developing , harmonizing and evaluating human resource development activities;
  • monitoring and vetting operations and performance of the private human resource development and consultancy agencies to ensure competency and credibility;
  • developing and maintaining national long-term skills development strategies for  the country;
  • guiding education and training providers to align their programmes to the changes in the labour market;
  • assisting various sectors and other stakeholders to determine their training needs;
  • identifying implications of labour market trends on skills development;
  • identifying gaps and deficiencies in available skills in the labour market; and
  • disseminating information on research findings to the specific sectors on a regular basis

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