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Friday, February 24, 2017
KASNEB Examinations Development Officer Vacancy in Kenya
KASNEB is a professional examinations body which operates under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008, the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534 of 1988 and the Investment and Financial Analysts Act, No.13 of 2015.
The mandate of KASNEB is to develop syllabuses, conduct professional, diploma and technician examinations; certify candidates in accountancy, finance, credit, governance and management, information communication technology and related disciplines; promote its qualifications globally and accredit relevant training institutions.
The vision of KASNEB is to be a world-class professional examinations body.
In keeping with current strategic needs, KASNEB seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:
Examinations Development Officer
Job Level 6
Overall Purpose: The Examinations Development Officer will be responsible for development, moderation and review of examinations.
Key duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Manager, Examinations Development and Research, the Examinations Development Officer will be responsible for:
(i) Developing, moderating and reviewing examination question papers.
(ii) Conducting research related to syllabuses content and examinations.
(iii) Developing and continually updating the examinations development risk management framework.
(iv) Participating in the administration of examinations.
(v) Coordinating activities relating to marking of the examinations, marking centre and related activities.
(vi) Preparing examiners reports and providing feedback to students.
(vii) Participating in identification of potential examiners.
(viii) Participating in training and evaluating examiners.
(ix) Ensuring the implementation of the ISO Quality Management System in the area of operation.
(x) Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Academic / Professional Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
(i) Bachelors degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, Education or related areas.
(ii) KASNEB graduate.
(iii) Member in good standing of a relevant professional body.
(iv) A minimum of four (4) years relevant experience in middle management in a large organisation and two (2) years relevant experience for serving officers.
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
(i) Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
(ii) Have demonstrated leadership qualities and management capability for responsibilities at this level.
(iii) Be a team player.
(iv) Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
(viii) Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, academic and professional certificates, national identity card, testimonials, current and expected salary and names and addresses of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday, 9 March 2017.
The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the “REFERENCE NUMBER” of the position applied for and be addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer KASNEB P.O. Box 41362-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
“KASNEB is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate any applicant on the basis of their ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, HIV status or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional and ethnic balance”.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.