Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) – Senior Assistant Research and Knowledge Management Officer.

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Job Title


Reference No

KUCCPS 067/22

Job Grade


Report To

Manager, Research and Knowledge Management

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Research and Knowledge Management, the job holder is responsible for assisting the Department in specific activities.

Job Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

(i) Assisting in the collection of data, data entry, data analysis, interpretation and reporting processes for ongoing research;

(ii) Assist with project reports and preparation of proposals and grants/budgets;

(iii) Assist in innovating idea hypothesis testing, scoping, evaluation and concept experimentation;

(iv) Assist in screening and sequencing of innovative ideas with overall strategic direction;

(v) Playing a role in the identification of new services/processes/businesses/products and support in their rollout;

(vi) Assist in storage of information on courses and programmes offered by the Universities and Colleges;

(vii) Assist in receiving, collating and retaining information on courses and programmes offered by Universities and Colleges;

(viii) Ensure guidelines and procedures for management of resource Centre are adhered to;

(ix) Assist in maintaining an effective resource centre;

(x) Responding to request for information;

(xi) Assisting in sourcing, compiling, keeping and maintenance of resource materials on placement; and

(xii) She/he shall also perform specific and Knowledge Management duties under supervision.

Minimum Job Qualification

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:

(i) Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in the Public or Private sector;

(ii) Have Diploma in any of the following fields:- Research Methodology, Statistics, Records Management, Library and Information Systems or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

(iii) Be proficient in Computer applications; and

(iv) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

How to Apply

Detailed descriptions of the positions and application instructions are available on the Placement Service website

Applications MUST be submitted online through the Placement Service Careers Portal

Interested applicants are required to create their profiles, duly fill the online application form and attach copies of their CVs, academic certificates and testimonials before submitting their applications. The application deadline is June 20th, 2022 at 5.00pm.

SUCCESSFUL candidates will be expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing:

Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;

Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;

Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;

Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and

Certificate from a Licensed Credit Reference Bureau.


The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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Application Deadline 6/20/2022




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