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Deputy Director, Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI)

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown above.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 12 years

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).


VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, TRADE AND COOPERATIVES (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR INDUSTRIES)

Deputy Director, Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI)– TWO (2) POSTS- V/No. 204/2020

Salary Scale: Ksh. 99,900 - Ksh. 169,140 p.m (CSG 6)
House Allowance: Ksh.20, 000 – 50,000 p.m (Depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh.16, 000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years and currently serving at the grade of Principal Lecturer, CSG‘8’ and above at an industrial training institution or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree or Higher National Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Civil
Engineering, Building Construction, Clothing and Textiles Technology, Leather technology, Food Technology, Food and Beverage, Industrial Engineering and Technology, Entrepreneurship Development, Commerce, Business Administration/Management, Economics, Information Technology, Community Development, Counseling, Psychology, Computer Engineering, Information Communication Technology, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Plant and Building services Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Industrial Technology, Mathematics, Renewable Energy Technology, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, Education Technology, Education, Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design, Fashion Design and Marketing, Fashion Design and Textiles Technology or its equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) a Post Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Technical Education or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
OR
Instructors/Technical Education/Training of Trainers certificate course from a recognized institution;
(iv) demonstrated high degree of professional competence, administrative and managerial capability required for effective planning, organization and administration of a training institution.

Duties and Responsibilities
An officer at this level may be deployed to oversee one of the following sections within KITI; Specific duties and responsibilities include:-
(i) coordinating activities and training in area of specialization according to the Institute’s syllabus;
(ii) interpreting and implementing relevant government policies;
(iii) formulating the department budget’s;
(iv) managing and reviewing staff development programmes;
(v) establishing collaborations and linkages with other institutions and stakeholders;
and
(vi) mobilizing resources for the physical and human resource development of the Institute in consultation with the Director.

(a) Registrar
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:

(i) organizing training activities within the Institute;
(ii) coordinating the design, development and reviewing curriculum;
(iii) coordinating selection and admission of trainees;
(iv) supervising, setting, moderation and administration of examinations;
(v) compilation of academic reports and certificates;
(vi) creating and maintaining an up to date data base of trainees;
(vii) development and maintenance of ethics and professional conduct and standards;
(viii) initiating collaboration and partnership in examination with relevant institutions;
and
(ix) inducting new lecturers/instructors and trainees.

(b) Dean
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:

(i) designing and developing curriculum
(ii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, plans and training in the areas of specialization
(iii) setting, moderating and marking exams at diploma level;
(iv) maintaining trainees welfare and discipline;
(v) advising on best management and administration of trainees affairs;
(vi) organizing induction and orientation programs for new trainees;
(vii) preparing budget related to co-curriculum activities; and
(viii) coordinating matters relating to staff and student’s welfare.

(c) Programme Liaison Coordinator
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) designing and developing curriculum;
(ii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, plans and training in the areas of specialization;
(iii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, plans and training in the areas of specialization;
(iv) coordinating attachment and placement for trainees and lecturers;
(v) organizing and coordinating industrial/Educational tours for trainees and staff;
(vi) coordinating preparation of insurance covers for trainees on attachment;
(vii) mobilizing resources and marketing institutional programmes;
(viii) organizing periodic meetings with industry partners and stakeholders;
(ix) establishing collaborations and linkages with other institutions and stakeholders.

(d) Academic Affairs
Duties and responsibilities at this level include:

(i) coordinating training activities within the institute;
(ii) designing and developing curriculum;
(iii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, lesson plans and training in areas of specialization;
(iv) setting moderating and marking exams at diploma level;
(v) ensuring effective administration of examinations;
(vi) designing coordinating and implementing training programmes in on industrial entrepreneurial development;
(vii) designing and preparing training materials and aids;
(viii) undertaking institutional based training needs assessment;
(ix) monitoring and carrying out research and consultancy in the relevant field;
(x) evaluating research on projects;
(xi) coordinate the implementation of relevant policies, guidelines and standards on training;
(xii) monitoring and conducting market surveys and trends; and
(xiii) evaluating training programmes and organizing seminars workshops and symposia.
(e) Research, Development and Consultancy

Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
(i) designing and developing curriculum;
(ii) preparing schemes of work, lesson notes, lesson plans and training in areas of specialization;
(iii) setting moderating and marking exams at diploma level;
(iv) liaising with the institute’s clientele on product-based training;
(v) mobilizing resources for research activities;
(vi) coordinating research activities in the institute and issuance of research permits to trainees;
(vii) monitoring and evaluating market surveys and trends;
(viii) evaluating training programmes;
(ix) coordinating product improvement and prototype development; and
(x) organizing conferences, seminars, workshops and symposia

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