2 Apr 2024

Research and Quality Assurance Officer – 6 Posts at Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC)

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Job Description

The Kenya National Examinations Council (also referred to as KNEC or the Council) was established in 1980 under the Kenya National Examinations Council Act Cap 225A of the Laws of Kenya. This Act (Cap 225A of 1980) was repealed in 2012 and replaced with KNEC Act No. 29 of 2012.

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

  • Identifying problems/areas for possible research;
  • Drafting proposals for research studies;
  • Inducting personnel to be involved in the various activities of the research studies;
  • Development of instruments for data collection;
  • Validation of instruments and compiling validation reports;
  • Training of data collectors;
  • Security printing and storage of data collection instruments;
  • Drawing work plans and budgets for research studies;
  • Participating in data collection, entry, cleaning, and analysis;
  • Report writing and dissemination of findings and recommendations to stakeholders;
  • Carrying out quality checks on the research procedures.

Person Specifications

  • For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Planning, Project Management, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution only for the successful applicants.

Key Competencies, Skills, and Attributes

  • Integrity;
  • Planning skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication and reporting skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Team player.

Method of Application

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Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Kenya National Examinations Council
New Mitihani House, South C
P.O Box 73598-00200

Closing Date : 23 April. 2024


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