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PHASE VI RECRUITMENT JOB ADVERTS WITH KUCCPS

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Vision: An equitable, fair and efficient placement service

Mission: To nurture careers through advisory services and placement to education and training institutions.

PHASE VI RECRUITMENT JOB ADVERTS

SENIOR ASSISTANT PLACEMENT COORDINATION/CAREER SERVICES OFFICER, KUCCPS 7. FIVE (5) POSITIONS (Ref. Code KUCCPS 041/20)

Reporting to the Manager, Placement Coordination/Career Services, the Officer will be responsible for administration and provision of information on Placement Coordination and Career Services at the following Huduma Centres: Trans Nzoia, Narok, Isiolo, Laikipia, Kiambu – Thika Centre.

Successful applicants will be hired on a two-year contract renewable on mutual agreement and subject to meeting set performance targets.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Respond to queries about the services offered by the Placement Service;
  2. Assist in guiding students on the application processes;
  3. Receive Inter-Institution Transfers applications;
  4. Assist in collecting data of registered eligible institutions and their programmes for placement;
  5. Receiving and compiling returns and the declared capacities for universities and colleges programmes;
  6. Assist in sensitising students on the relationship between career paths, programmes offered in universities and colleges, and subjects undertaken in schools;
  7. Assist in collecting data for research, and for designing the mechanism and work plans for the provision of career guidance and counselling services;
  8. Collect feedback from stakeholders on matters of placement and career development; and
  9. Undertake any such additional duties that are reasonably commensurate with the level of this post.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

  1. Have attained a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Studies or Development Studies or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognised institution;
  2. Be proficient in computer applications; and
  3. Having experience in relevant work in the Public Service or Private Sector will be an added advantage;
  4. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:
    • Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
    • Higher Educations Loans Board;
    • A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  1. Applicants must indicate their home county, current county of residence and their preferred Huduma Centre. Preference will be given to applicants domiciled in the county where the preferred Huduma Centre is situated.

PLACEMENT COORDINATION/CAREER SERVICES OFFICER, KUCCPS 6 – ONE POSITION (Ref. Code KUCCPS 042/20)

Reporting to the Manager, Placement Coordination/Career Services, the Officer will be responsible for assisting with the development and implementation of Career development programmes.

Successful applicant will be hired on pensionable terms.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Collating and assisting in analysing feedback from stakeholders on matters of career development;
  2. Sensitizing students on the relationship between career paths, programmes offered at universities and colleges, and subjects undertaken in schools;
  3. Collecting data on the means used and areas covered during the sensitization;
  4. Conducting career guidance and counselling services to teachers, parents and other stakeholders as per work plan;
  5. Assist in designing the mechanism and work plans for the provision of career guidance and counselling services;
  6. Analysing the specifications for use of information Communications Technology in career development.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

  1. Have three (3) years’ experience in relevant work in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  2. Have attained a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Studies or Development Studies or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  3. Be proficient in computer applications; and
  4. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:
    • Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
    • Higher Educations Loans Board;
    • A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations
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SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR, KUCCPS 5 – ONE POSITIONS (Ref. Code KUCCPS 043/20)

The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible to the Manager, Internal Audit in the performance of his/her duties.

Successful applicant will be hired on pensionable terms.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Assisting in the development of audit annual work plans, assignment plans and programmes;
  2. Performing audit tests on the internal controls in accounting, administrative and operational procedures including information systems;
  3. Ensuring that the audit findings are properly documented;
  4. Preparing and issuing primary audit reports detailing audit findings;
  5. Interpretation of financial control and management resolution of the Placement Service;
  6. Reviewing and developing audit techniques and procedures for financial as well as comprehensive audits;
  7. Expressing opinions on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of all systems, control procedures in place to achieve established objectives and recommend corrective actions to improve operations, enhance internal control and reduce cost.
  8. Assist in monitoring and auditing risk assessment exercises and the implementation of risk management guidelines; and
  9. Preparing periodic audit reports.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

  1. Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in relevant work in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: – Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  3. Be in possession of the following: – CPA (K), CISA and CIA or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  4. Be a member in good standing of the following professional bodies: – CPA (K), CISA and CIA
  5. Have a certificate in a supervisory Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  6. Be proficient in computer applications;
  7. Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  8. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:
    • Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
    • Higher Educations Loans Board;
    • A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigations

DIRECTOR, PLACEMENT COORDINATION & CAREER SERVICES, KUCCPS 2 – ONE POSITION (Ref. Code KUCCPS 043/20)

Responsible to the CEO for the overall management and administration of the Placement Coordination and Career Development Directorate.

Successful applicant will be hired on a five-year contract terms renewable on mutual agreement and subject to meeting set performance targets.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Coordinating the development of policies and procedures;
  2. Coordinating, reviewing and updating criteria for placement of government sponsored students;
  3. Coordinating provision of the updated criteria for placement of government sponsored students to universities and colleges;
  4. Coordinating the maintenance of an updated data base with students’ data from KNEC;
  5. Coordinating registration of eligible institutions and their programmes for placement;
  6. Coordinating the receipt, validation and updating of the declared capacities for universities and colleges programmes;
  7. Coordinating the guidance of students on application processes;
  8. Coordinating the receiving of data on students’ application to universities and colleges;
  9. Coordinating the Processing of Placement of students to Universities and Colleges;
  10. Coordinating the processing of Inter Institution Transfers;
  11. Coordinating the maintenance an updated database of placement returns from Universities and Colleges;
  12. Coordinating the provision of a platform for stakeholder engagement and consultations on matters of placement;
  13. Coordinating development of policies and procedures;
  14. Coordinating development, reviewing and updating of programmes for career development;
  15. Coordinating the implementation of approved policies, strategies and programmes for career development;
  16. Coordinating sensitization of students on the relationship between career paths, programmes offered at universities and colleges, and subjects undertaken in schools;
  17. Coordinating the provision of career guidance and counseling services to teachers, parents and other stakeholders; and
  18. Coordinating the development of specifications for use of information Communications Technology in career development.
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Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  1. Have a minimum period twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a management position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Education, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Studies or Development Studies or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  3. Have a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Education, Business Administration, Public
  4. Administration, Social Studies or Development Studies or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  5. Have professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body;
  6. Leadership Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution; and
  7. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Higher Educations Loans Board;
  • A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations

DIRECTOR, STRATEGY, QUALITY ASSURANCE, RISK MANAGEMENT AND COMPLIANCE, KUCCPS 2 – ONE POSITION (Ref. Code KUCCPS 044/20)

Responsible to the CEO for the overall management and administration of the Placement Strategy, Quality Assurance, Risk Management and Compliance Directorate.

Successful applicant will be hired on a five-year contract terms renewable on mutual agreement and subject to meeting set performance targets

Key Responsibilities

  1. Overseeing the efficient coordination of the Strategy and Planning, Quality Assurance, Risk and Compliance departments;
  2. Establishing and maintaining linkages with Consultants and other Stakeholders on Strategy, Planning Quality Assurance, Risk and Compliance matters;
  3. Reviewing potential business proposals and concept papers for funding;
  4. Coordinating the development and implementation of resource mobilization strategies;
  5. Overseeing formulation and implementation of the Placement Service’s Strategy
  6. and planning, Quality Assurance and Risk and Compliance policies, strategies, procedures and systems;
  7. Overseeing Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes, stakeholders relationships and integrity assurance programmes;
  8. Overseeing technical audits for works and services, including preparation of reports on quality assurance findings and recommendations;
  9. Coordinating the preparation of risk assessment and classification system/criteria;
  10. Overseeing identification of priority areas for risk assessment and mitigation planning, including risk assessment process, compilation and consolidation of risk management periodic reports;
  11. Coordinating the evaluation of the Placement Service’s business processes;
  12. Overseeing the smooth implementation and monitoring of the Placement Service’s quality management system(ISO); and
  13. Overseeing the preparation of annual work programmes and budgets for Placement Service planning and development.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  1. Have a minimum period twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a management position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Have a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  4. Have professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body;
  5. Leadership Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution; and
  6. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Higher Educations Loans Board;
  • A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations
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DIRECTOR, CORPORATE SERVICES, KUCCPS 2 – ONE POSITION (Ref. Code KUCCPS 045/20)

Responsible to the CEO for the overall management and administration of the Corporate Services Directorate.

Successful applicant will be hired on a five-year contract terms renewable on mutual agreement and subject to meeting set performance targets

Key Responsibilities

  1. Developing and overseeing the implementation of a dynamic corporate strategy that is able to deliver exemplary services and results as envisioned in the strategic plan;
  2. Developing the Placement Service’s budget and continuously monitor and evaluate its implementation;
  3. Giving oversight to the Placement Service financial affairs and advise the Placement Service on financial planning strategies and policies;
  4. Ensuring effective and efficient management of the Placement Service’s Resources including Finances and Assets;
  5. Ensuring the provision of meaningful, accurate and prompt management accounts and reports to the Chief Executive Officer and the Board;
  6. Negotiating with banks and donors for appropriate support;
  7. Giving oversight to the Placement Service’s human capital affairs, ensuring that the Placement Service has the right and sufficient human resource to meet its objectives;
  8. Ensuring that current and future space and other facility needs are provided for;
  9. Providing oversight for effective records management operations;
  10. Overseeing performance management system in the Placement Service;
  11. Participating in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan;
  12. Ensuring compliance with labour laws, public, Public Financial Management Act, IPSAS and IFRS and ISO Standards;
  13. Reviewing the Corporate Services business plans in line with the overall strategic objectives and government performance contract; and
  14. Overseeing operations of HRM, Administration, ICT and Finance & Accounting departments.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

  1. Have a minimum period twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a management position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:- Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Have a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  4. Have professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body;
  5. Leadership Course lasting not less than 4 weeks from a recognized institution; and
  6. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Higher Educations Loans Board;
  • A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations

Application Procedure:

  1. Detailed descriptions and specific requirements of the positions are available on the Placement Service website kuccps.ac.ke.
  2. Interested applicants MUST complete an online Job Application Process on the KUCCPS website and attach a detailed CV, copies of certificates and clearance documents relating to the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity as indicated.
  3. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, women and candidates from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates.

The deadline for application is September 8, 2020 at 5.00pm.

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