TVETA – Standard Development Officer.

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Terms of Appointment Pensionable
Basic Pay 72,870 – 107,323
House Allowance 35,000
Commuter Allowance 14,000

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying the priority occupations and TVET sectors;
  • Identifying training systems in formal and informal sector;
  • Identifying various accreditation and compliance processes and procedures;
  • Carrying out needs assessment for specific training occupations their admissions;
  • Updating the database for developed standards and guidelines;
  • Drafting templates, checklists and forms to be used to facilitate implementation of standards; and
  • Drafting requirements for admission into specific occupations levels of TVET programmes.

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education in TVET related field;


  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Telecommunications, Mechanical, Automotive, Electronics, Construction Plant, Civil, Agricultural, Industrial Technology, Production Technology, Instrumentation and Control); Human Resource Management; Entrepreneurship; Agriculture; Livestock Production; Animal Health; Applied and Health Sciences; Agricultural Economics; Computer Science; Information Communication Technology; Library and Information Science; Commerce; Communication; Tourism; Hospitality Management; Hotel Management; Food Technology; Home Economics; Business Administration; Business Management; Sociology; Economics; Secretarial Studies; Supply Chain Management; Psychological Counseling; and Guidance and Counseling or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution AND Post-Graduate Diploma in Education or Diploma in Technical Education from a recognized institution.


Soft copy applications:

Interested persons should send their detailed application cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) ONLY. The Curriculum Vitae should include their day and evening telephone numbers, e- mail address and names and addresses of three referees. The application should reach the Director General/CEO not later than MONDAY 2ND NOVEMBER, 2020 5 P.M.

The application should be sent to the following email address:

Applicants are also REQUIRED to fill the attached job application summary template and submit in soft copy (saved in MS Excel) together with their application. An example has been attached for your guidance. Kindly replace the sample with your information.

Job Application Template

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce academic certificates and testimonials as indicated on their CVs and job application summary.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be expected to produce valid copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations when they appear for interview in fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.

  • Valid tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Valid Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) clearance certificate;
  • Valid self-declaration forms from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission specific to this advertisement;
  • Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) issued not more than one year ago from the date of this advert;
  • Valid Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) clearance.

Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Persons with Disability (PWDs) and other Minority groups are encouraged to apply.




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