The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service is looking for a highly talented and passionate individual to fill the following vacancy:

Manager, Research and Knowledge Management (KUCCPS 4)

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Manager, Research and Knowledge Management will

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Conducting research to inform government on training priorities areas

2. Developing research and documentation strategies, tools, management processes and methodologies that will ensure effective identification, evaluation and implementation of projects and programmes

3. Planning, designing and conducting collaborative research on placement and career services

4. Developing networks and collaborations with partners in order to leverage on strategic partnerships to facilitate acquisition and exchange of information for research and future growth opportunities for the Placement Service.

5. Leading the development of skills, tools, management processes, metrics and systems to support research across the Placement Service

6. Managing the collection, analysis and retention of data on programmes offered by Universities and colleges and the available career opportunities and trends

7. Monitoring, evaluating and progress reporting of research projects to the Placement Service’s management and key stakeholders

8. Advising management on the research and innovation infrastructure needs of the Placement Service

9. Conduct continuous quality improvement to evaluate information adequacy and quality as well as staff and stakeholder needs

10. Coordinating the development, review and publication of career information materials

11. Overseeing the management of the Placement Service’ Documentation Centre

12. Overseeing the process of retention and disposal of records in accordance with Public Archives and Documentation Act (Cap 19)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

1. Have a minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in a management position in the public service or private sector

2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Research Methodology, Statistics, or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognised institution

3. Have a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Research Methodology, Statistics, or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognised institution

4. Have professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body

5. Have attended a management course lasting not less than 4 weeks; and

6. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority;
  2. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  3. Higher Educations Loans Board;
  4. A Licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
  5. Directorate of Criminal Investigations

How to apply

Apply using the link below

kuccps jobs 2018

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