Deputy Director, Knowledge Management Job. Utalii College

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SCALE: GRADE KUC 3

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF STUDIES

TERMS OF SERVICE: CONTRACT

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinating the preparation, vetting and signing and evaluation of Performance Contract for the College Council, Divisional and Departmental heads
  • Planning, organizing, co-ordinating and executing relevant surveys and research projects and publish the results thereof
  • Developing policies pertaining to patenting rights of articles and research projects produced by students and staff
  • Reviewing, synthesizing and analyzing the performance monitoring indicators, survey instruments, and toolkits in use
  • Preparing various reports pertaining to (KNBS, MTP II report on Projects of vision 2030, VDS report on Vision 2030, Inspectorate report on Projects, Inspectorate, National Values and National Cohesion, Ombudsman Report (CAJ), ISO Certification / Accreditation, Corruption Eradication Reports
  • Evaluating ideas, proposals, or suggestions for research and preparation of comprehensive proposals for approval by the College Management
  • Networking with local and internationally renowned consultants, professionals, scholars and institutions for co-operation in areas of research and innovation, and sourcing funds for research purposes
  • Promoting a research culture within the College, and enhancing its status as an authority in the field of hotel and tourism training
  • Disseminating research findings to students, staff and the hotel and tourism industry for the benefit of the sector
  • Contributing to financial sustainability of the College through writing of funding proposals.
  • Assisting in building infrastructure to support innovative research and dissemination, liaising with government agencies using the various Agency systems to ensure content is provided and systems data is retained and up-to-date
  • Assisting in development and monitoring implementation of the College strategic plan
  • Monitoring performance contract quarterly reports including the sources of data used to inform indicators and parameter reporting
  • Supervising in preparation of annual performance contract report and participation in evaluation exercise of performance contracting
  • Assisting in preparation of corporate reports from government agencies on need be basis
  • Maintaining and improving quality management systems by conducting two internal audits and coordinate one external audit and timely closure of all non-conformities
  • Co-ordinating departments in the identification and monitoring of risk management
  • Developing and improving staff capacity by organizing trainings on matters pertaining to quality management systems on an annual basis
  • Monitoring the quality of lecturing and other programmes by conducting surveys comprising quarterly/semester checks to ensure the satisfaction of Kenya Utalii College students and stakeholders
  • Submitting quarterly quality reports on audits and reviews to the management for further improvement and action

Qualifications

  • Masters in Economics and Statistics or in a related field from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics or in a related field from a recognized institution or
  • Any other degree with Post-Graduate training in Research Methodology from a recognized institution
  • Seven (7) years relevant experience, three (3) of which must be in senior management
  • A member of professional body where applicable
  • Attended Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Demonstrate results in work performance
  • Meets the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

How To Apply

Applicants must comply with the following and provide clearance certificates from:

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations ( Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their application letter, copies of professional certificates, testimonials and clearance certificates should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per the position applied for: KUC/(position)/2019 not later than 24th May, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. to:

Principal & Chief Executive Officer

Kenya Utalii College

P.O. Box 31052-00600

NAIROBI

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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