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Bandari Maritime Academy Senior Principal Trainer Job, School of Nautical Science

Senior Principal Trainer Job, School of Nautical Science, Current Engineering Jobs Kenya,

Job Grade: BMA 3
Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 170,500.00 – Kshs. 373,500.00
House allowance: Kshs. 35,000.00
Commuter allowance: Kshs. 20,000.00
Terms of service: Pensionable
Reporting to: Deputy Director Maritime Education and Training
Direct reporting: Trainers

Job specification:

The School of Nautical Science is established as a division of MET to offer training in Nautical Science pursuant to the International Conventions, Section 4(1) (a), (b), (d) (e), (i) and (k) of Legal Notice No. 233 of 28th November 2018, Merchant Shipping Act, 2009 (No. 4 of 2009) and other national legislations relating to training in the maritime sector.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibility of the Senior Principal Trainer, School of Nautical Science, will include the following: –

  • In-charge of the school of Nautical Science;
  • Providing advisory on training on Nautical Science;
  • Developing school policies and strategies;
  • Designing, developing and delivering training programmes;
  • Coordinating development of instructional materials for training;
  • Development and review of curriculum and syllabus;
  • Supervising trainees Action Research Projects;
  • Developing and reporting on training programmes, seminars, workshops and symposia;
  • Initiating and coordinating research and consultancy assignments;
  • Conducting capacity building surveys;
  • Supervising and mentoring Trainers;
  • Designing staff development programmes in areas of specialization;
  • Providing necessary liaison between the Academy and the clients;
  • Coordinating, setting, administering and marking of examinations; and,
  • Preparing operation reports for the school.

Person Specifications:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Qualifications in accordance with STCW 78 as amended, i.e. Certificate of Competence (CoC) Class II Chief Mate (II/2) unlimited.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years working experience out of which four (4) years must have been in management position at sea.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

The following credentials will be an added advantage;

  1. Degree in nautical science.
  2. Membership by a relevant professional body in good standing.

Candidates to be selected must adhere to the provisions on Leadership and Integrity as enshrined in Chapter VI of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

How to Apply

Successful candidates will be required to submit valid compliance certificates from Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, a registered Credit Reference Bureau, Higher Education Loans Board and a certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

Bandari Maritime Academy is an equal opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications should be addressed to: –

The Ag. Director/CEO,

Bandari Maritime Academy,

Bishop Makarios Close,

P.O. Box 99409-80107,


Prospective candidates should submit applications in soft copy (in pdf format). The Application form should be downloaded and completed from the Academy website at: The completed application form accompanied with a detailed CV (with at least three referees), copies of academic and professional certificates to be emailed to [email protected] so as to reach the Academy not later than 5:00pm Kenyan time on 7th November , 2022. Applications received after the specified time will not be considered.

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