KENAS Principal Training and Capacity Building Officer – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the selected candidate will entail:

Advising management and initiating the development of policies and strategies with regards to training and capacity building;

Providing overall guidance in the identification of institutions and recommending for partnership and collaboration to management;

Ensuring development of training modules, materials and demonstration models for effective delivery of training;

Ensuring development of annual training schedule for stakeholder engagement;

Coordinate the planning and effective execution of advertisement and stakeholder engagement programs for the uptake of training packages;

Ensuring preparation of training curriculum policies and strategies;

Establishing trainer development programs;

Coordinating training delivery and feedback mechanisms to enhance improvement;

Ensuring development and maintenance of an updated database of trainees, trainers, resource personnel and facilitators;

Overseeing the development of e-learning modules for self administered or instructor-led training;

Ensuring the development and maintenance of a database of examination questions for various conformity assessment areas;

Ensuring the registration and licenses with the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) for KENAS training service provision; and

Overseeing the development of a mechanism for periodic review and updating of training materials.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

At least six (6) years’ relevant work experience in Public Service or Private Sector, three (3) of which must be in a supervisory position;

Bachelors Degree in Education, or any other degree with a Training of Trainers Certificate from recognized institutions or experience in training;

Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

Professional qualification and membership where applicable and in good standing;

Demonstrated results in work experience;

Proficiency in computer applications; and

Fulfil the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Skills and Competencies

Communicating with impact;

Managing and supervising people;

Applying technical expertise and managing projects;

Planning, organizing, and managing performance;

Budgeting, analyzing, and innovating;

Customer and stakeholder orientation;

Coaching, mentoring, relating, and networking; and

Technological savviness.
How to Apply

Apply for a position through a cover letter or email, attaching a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport.

In addition, all applicants must download and complete xlsx Bio-Data Form (in Microsoft Excel) and attach the completed Bio-Data Form. Any handwritten or scanned Bio-Data form not submitted as an Excel file will be rejected.

Note 1: Interested candidates should provide all the details requested, and it is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Candidates should submit their completed application form and required attachments by email to: All applications should be received on or before 5:00 pm (East African Time) on 31st August 2022.

Note 2: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Note 3: Successful candidates after interviews will be required to obtain the following documents:

Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

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