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Kenya National Library Service (knls) Board is a statutory body of the Government of Kenya established by an Act of Parliament, Cap 225 of the Laws of Kenya in April 1965. The Board’s mandate is to develop, promote, establish and equip libraries in Kenya. The State Corporations Act Cap 446 of the laws of Kenya also guides the Board in its operations.

Applications are invited to fill the following positions: –

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER / DIRECTOR –    Scale 1

This position reports to the Board of Directors.  The CEO will provide strategic leadership by working with the Board and management team to ensure overall development and implementation of the organization’s mandate.

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR (TECHNICAL SERVICES) – Scale 2 (1 POST)

This position reports to the Director/CEO, knls.  The Deputy Director (Technical Services) will provide strategic leadership by working with the Director/CEO and management team to ensure overall development and implementation of the organization’s mandate.

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CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER –    SCALE 4 (1 POST)

This position reports to the Deputy Director (Finance and Administration).  The Chief Human Resource Officer will provide strategic leadership, direction and manage the operations of the Human Resource and Administration Department.

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PRINCIPAL HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER (PHRO) – SCALE 5 (1 POST)

This position reports to the Chief Human Resource Officer.  The Principal Human Resource Officer will be responsible for recruitment, placement, development and promotion of staff, coordination of HR budgets items, staff development, transfers, discipline, staff establishment, staff welfare and retirement benefits and updating HR Policies

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INTERNAL AUDITOR 1 –     SCALE 7 (1 POST)

This position reports to the Principal Internal Auditor.  The Internal Auditor I will assist in examining, evaluating and investigating the adequacy and effectiveness of management control systems and procedures in order to strengthen internal controls in accordance with the organizations policies, procedures and plans.

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PLANNING OFFICER 1 –     SCALE 7 (1 POST)

This position reports to the Principal Planning Officer.  The Planning Officer I will be responsible for production of quantitative and qualitative data to enable management to make informed and sound decisions.  Ensuring that knls remains competitive among other state corporations in the country by setting achievable but challenging performance targets for each cycle of performance period.

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MARKETING OFFICER 1 – SCALE 7 (1 POST)

This position reports to the Senior Marketing and Communications Officer.  The Marketing Officer I will implement the marketing departments plans in growing library membership, increasing awareness, participation in events, trade fairs and exhibition, updating the social media sites and ensure quality service delivery to all stake holders

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How to Apply

Applicants should submit seven (7) hard copies of their application which should include the application letter, CV, Certified copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, integrity clearance certificates and copy of National ID/Passport and three (3) names of referees one of whom should be the current / last employer addressed to:

The Director

Kenya National Library Service

P O Box 30573-00100, NAIROBI

Applicants should indicate the Job Reference number for the position applied for on the envelope and deliver to the knls Headquarters office, Ngong Road, Maktaba Kuu Building, Community Area, Tel. 0722860567 and a soft copy emailed to knls@knls.ac.ke.

knls is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Only successful applicants will be acknowledged.

Applications should be received at knls Headquarters, Ngong Road, Community Area, Maktaba Kuu Building not later than 5.00 p.m. on 25th March 2022.