Director, Corporate Services 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: - - - Accounting Jobs in KenyaBusiness/Administration Jobs in KenyaFinance 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 grade a candidate must have: –

  1. A Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least ten (10) in a senior management role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  2. Bachelor’s Degree (KNQF Level 7 or equivalent) in either Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, ICT, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Human Resource or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Master’s Degree (KNQF Level 9) in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business
  4. Administration, Communications, Public Relations, Human Resource or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  5. Membership and in good standing of a relevant professional body/Institution;
  6. Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  7. Proficiency in computer applications; and
  8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

Key Competencies and skills

  1. Analytical skills;
  2. Creative and innovative thinking;
  3. Mobilization skills;
  4. Interpersonal skills;
  5. Leadership skills;
  6. Negotiation skills;
  7.  Ability to networking and building linkages;
  8.  Conversant with PFM Act
Responsibilities:

Key Duties and Responsibilities;

  1. Overseeing all issues regarding the financing of KNQA activities and advise the
  2. Authority on financial planning strategies and policies;
  3. Developing and implementing sound financial management policies and procedures;
  4. Plan and coordinate timely preparation of annual Work Plans and budget estimates for
  5. the Authority;
  6. Developing and managing internal controls and compliance;
  7. Participating in developing resource mobilization strategies;
  8. Overseeing preparation of the final Annual Statement of Accounts in accordance with
  9. accounting standards and procedures;
  10. Developing and overseeing the implementation of a dynamic corporate strategy that is
  11. able to deliver services and results as envisioned in the strategic plan;
  12. Ensuring prudent and optimal utilization of Authority funds and Assets;
  13. Providing up to date, accurate and prompt management accounts and reports to the
  14. management and the Council;
  15. Providing oversight to the Authority’s human capital affairs, ensuring that the Authority
  16. has the right and sufficient human resource to meet its objectives;
  17. Providing oversight for effective records management operations;
  18. Participating in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan;
  19. Reviewing the Corporate Services business plans in line with the overall strategic
  20. objectives and government performance contract;
  21. Overseeing operations of Human Resources, Administration and Finance &
  22. Accounting departments; and
  23. Overseeing the implementation of corporate projects.
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 10 May. 2022
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