KNEC Examinations Secretaries Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to recruit  self motivated and qualified professionals for the following vacant positions:
Examinations Secretary III, Information Communication Technology
KNEC Scale
EC 10
One Post
 
The Examinations Secretary III will be reporting to a Head of Section in the Test Development Department. 
Duties and Responsibilities: Being in charge of organizing and guiding Test Development programmes in Information Technology Science Examinations and related activities. 
Requirements for Appointment:

  • Bachelors Degree in Education (Information Science) or a Bachelors Degree specializing in Information Communication Technology/Computer Studies with Post Graduate Diploma in Education plus 3 to 6 years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities in a reputable institution;
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications
Examinations Secretary III, Mechanical Engineering
KNEC Scale
EC 10
One Post
 
The Examinations Secretary III will be reporting to a Head of Section, in the Test Development Department. 
Duties and Responsibilities: Being in charge of organizing and guiding Test Development programmes in Mechanical Engineering Examinations and related activities. 
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Bachelors Degree in Education (Technology) or a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Post Graduate Diploma in Education plus at least three (3) years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities in a reputable institution 
  • OR Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with Post Graduate Diploma in Education plus 3 to 6 years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities or equivalent in a reputable institution;
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications;
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications.
Examinations Secretary III, Food & Nutrition
KNEC Scale
EC 10
One Post
 
The Examinations Secretary III will be reporting to a Head of Section, in the Test Development Department.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: Being in charge of organizing and guiding Test Development programmes in Food and Nutrition Examinations and related activities. 
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Bachelors Degree in Education (Home Economics) or a Bachelors Degree with Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetic plus at least three (3) years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities in a reputable institution OR
  • Higher Diploma in Food and Nutrition specializing in Nutrition and Dietetic with Post Graduate Diploma in Education plus 3 to 6 years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities or equivalent in a reputable institution;
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications.
Examinations Secretary III, Marine Engineering
KNEC Scale
EC 10
One Post
The Examinations Secretary III will be reporting to a Head of Section, in the Test Development Department. 
Duties and Responsibilities: Being in charge of organizing and guiding Test Development programmes in Marine Engineering Examinations and related activities.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Bachelors Degree in Education (Technology) or a Bachelors Degree with Post Graduate Diploma in Education and Marine Engineering plus at least three (3) years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities in a reputable institution.
OR
  • Higher Diploma in Engineering specializing in Marine Engineering with Post Graduate Diploma in Education plus 3 to 6 years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities or equivalent in a reputable institution;
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications.
Examinations Secretary III: (Library & Information Science)
KNEC Scale
EC 10
One Post
The Examinations Secretary III will be reporting to a Head of Section, in the Test Development Department.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: Being in charge of organizing and guiding Test Development programmes in Library Science Examinations and related activities. 
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Bachelors Degree in Education (Library and Information Science) or a Bachelors Degree in Library and Information Science with Post Graduate Diploma in Education plus 3 to 6 years experience handling Examination/Test Development related activities in a reputable institution.
  • Evidence of being well grounded in theory and application of Examination Administration, Psychometrics, Curriculum Design and Educational Assessment, Research, Setting, Marking and Moderation of examinations;
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications;
  • Evidence of proficiency and knowledge in Computer Applications
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 
Nairobi
Note:
 
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.