Senior Alignment and Validation Officer at Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)

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  • Company: Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Data Science / Research Jobs in KenyaKenya National Qualifications Authority Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

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 help coordinate and harmonize the various levels of education; and to create a database of all qualifications in the country.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

For appointment to this position one must have the following;

  1. Four (4) years relevant work experience;
  2. Bachelor’s degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in Education, Economics, Architecture, Engineering, Statistics, Social Sciences, Science or related field from a recognized university in Kenya;
  3. Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;
  4. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution;
  5. Proficiency in computer applications.

Skills and competencies

  1. Team work and analytical skills;
  2. Public Relations skills;
  3. Good communication and reporting skills;
  4. Interpersonal skills

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conducting assessment and evaluating applications for alignment and validation of foreign qualifications;
  2. Conducting assessment and evaluating applications for validation of prior learning;
  3. Monitoring, evaluating, reporting and initiate reviewing regulations, policies, guidelines and tools on alignment and validation of qualifications;
  4. Facilitating the recruitment and facilitation for the training of alignment and validation peer reviewers;
  5. Liaising with education regulatory bodies, curriculum developers, qualifications
  6. awarding bodies and other government ministries and agencies on alignment and validation of qualifications;
  7. Guiding, advising and appraising officers under their supervision;
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 10 May. 2022