Job Description

Department Of Education


Job Description / Responsibilities:



1.1. Prepare internal and external advertisements of contract positions by liaising with divisions to confirm vacancies derived from the staff establishment record, confirm if vacancies are funded and seek approval from the divisional head and the Secretary to advertise.   

1.2. Ensure external advertisements are put out promptly by liaising divisional administration staff to secure funding and submit payment requisition forms to accounts section to process payments to print media companies. 

1.3. Advise applicants by preparing acknowledgement letters, notices to successful and unsuccessful applicants.

1.4. Prepare applicants files for selection panels by culling applicants not meeting requirements and creating each applicant file containing documentation.

1.5. Conduct quality assurance checks to ensure recruitment and selection processes and decisions are consistent with the Recruitment Policy & General Order.  

1.6. Facilitate the recruitment of casual employees by liaising with divisions, prepare a shortlist of applicants and conduct an impartial selection process.  

1.7. Maintain accurate records by keeping all hard copy recruitment files for contract positions for at least a year before destroying and all committee decision files are to be maintained and transferred to archives.

1.8. Facilitate the post counselling meetings by being the contact person to arrange meetings between applicants for contract positions and branch heads or an applicant’s preferred officer.

1.9. Maintain work performance in the branch and division by assisting other officers to complete other tasks when required

1.10. Incorporate Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Principles and values of Honesty,

1.11. Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Wisdom and Responsibility in programs, Activities and Initiatives to foster positive work ethics.


2.1. Qualifications

2.1.1. Diploma & Degree qualification in Education, Human Resource or Administration.

2.2. Knowledge

2.2.1. Sound knowledge of the Recruitment, Selection and appointment policy and procedures.

2.2.2. Knowledge of the sections of the General Order dealing with Recruitment and selections.

2.2.3. Knowledge of Financial Procedure manual.

2.3. Skills

2.3.1. Ability to complete takes using planning and organization skills to meet dead deadlines.

2.3.2. Ability to interact with officers in and outside of the department.

2.3.3. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

2.3.4. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

2.3.5. Ability to take initiatives in the work area. 

2.3.6. Computer literate, especially in Microsoft applications.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

2.4. Work Experience

2.4.1. 3-5 years’ experience in similar role or in a human resource area.

Job Type:

Full Time

Language Requirements:


Salary(per annum):

K38,145 – K46,621

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