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NITA Industrial Training & Skills Development Director Job

Industrial Training & Skills Development Director Job, Current Kenyan Director Jobs, 

Director, Industrial Training and Skills Development (Grade 2 NITA/HR&A/07/01/09/2021-1 post

 The Director of Industrial Training and Skills Development will be reporting to the Director General and will be responsible for overall management of the Industrial Skills Development function.

Responsibilities

The Director of Industrial Training and Skills Development is responsible for the following:

  • Providing leadership, strategic direction and general oversight in the implementation of the Industrial Training activities in accordance with the Act, policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Controlling and administering Industrial Training schemes namely Apprenticeship; Indentured Learnership; Skills Upgrading; Trade Testing and Industrial Attachment in the Country;
  • Ensuring adherence to set standards and guidelines and entrench quality assurance;
  • Liaising with the Training Committee of the Board on strategic Industrial Training matters;
  • Determining operational policies on Curriculum development, Industrial Training development and assessment programmes and all matters affecting the efficient and economic operations of departments in the directorate;
  • Providing strategic advice and assistance that informs the Board and Management on matters relating to Industrial Training in all areas i.e. Research and Curriculum Developing, Industrial Training Development and Assessment & Certification;
  • Reviewing the operations and administration of the Industrial Training activities (apprenticeship and indentured learnership, skills upgrading, industrial attachment and quality assurance) and provide the Board and Management with periodic reports;
  • Integrating labour market information into skills development;
  • Liaising with the Director General in establishing the Sector Training Committees;
  • Identifying and initiate linkages with the social partners in the industry through the Sector Training Committees;
  • Providing advice and assistance to the Public and Private Sectors on matters that relate to curriculum development, Industrial Training development and assessment and certification;
  • Assessing industrial training, testing occupational skills and award certificates including government trade tests;
  • Equating curriculums and certificates of competency

Qualifications

For appointment at this position, a candidate must have: –

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ work experience and at least 5 years’ experience in senior management;
  • Masters Degree in Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Automotive, Civil Engineering, Building Economics, Renewable Energy, Beauty Therapy, Textile Engineering, Clothing/Apparel/Fashion & Design Structural, Institutional Management, Medical, Education, Architecture, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Curriculum Development or any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelors Degree in Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Automotive, Civil Engineering, Building Economics, Renewable Energy, Beauty Therapy, Textile Engineering, Clothing/Apparel/Fashion & Design Structural, Institutional Management, Medical, Education, Architecture, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Curriculum Development or any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Professional qualification and membership where applicable;
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications and;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution

Note: Management and Leadership course will be an added advantage

How to Apply

For details of the job description and specification of the above advertised positions, visit our website. Candidates are also required to download and duly fill the NITA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT FORM REF. No. NITA /HR & ADM/HRP/01 from the NITA website www.nita.go.ke
Interested persons who meet the requirements should submit their application through Post Office, email, or by hand delivery, clearly indicating the position and job reference number on both in the cover letter and envelope, together with a detailed CV, Copies of Academic Certificates, Copy of National Identity Card, Names and Telephone Contacts of three referees, so as to reach the Authority by 31st August 2021, 5.00 PM (East Africa Time) to:

THE CHAIRPERSON HUMAN RESOURCE, GOVERNANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE OF NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL TRAINING BOARD.

P.O. Box 74494- 00200 NAIROBI.

Email: chairhrga@nita.go.ke

Shortlisted candidates will be required to present Originals of the following documents during the interviews:

  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts;
  • Any other supporting documents and testimonials; and
  • Clearances from the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Any of the registered Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB); and
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Please note:

  • NITA is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution Chapter 232(1) on Fair Competition and Merit, Representation of Kenyan diverse communities and Affording equal employment opportunities to Men and Women, Members of all Ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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