Senior Education & Examination Officer Job, Other Professions,

The Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) is a body corporate established under the Nurses and Midwives Act cap257 of the laws of Kenya, whose mandate is to regulate nursing education and practice.

 The Council wishes to recruit highly competent, passionate, dedicated and self- driven individual to fill the following vacant positions:


Salary: from Kshs. 137,607 – 162,609 per month

Job specifications

Officer at this level may be deployed in either Education and Examination Division.


Duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Implementing the nursing education, examination & registration policy and guidelines; Implementing the developed and/or reviewed nursing/midwifery training materials; Facilitating study/review processes for education materials/documents;
  • Preparing and submitting reports;
  • Conducting compliance audit regarding curriculum implementation in training institutions;
  • Facilitating training needs assessment and advising regarding emerging programs; Monitoring compliance to indexing requirements, indexing period, preparing and submitting reports;
  • Supporting indexing administrators in nurse training institutions through conducting training and consultations;
  • Verifying credentials for nurses trained outside Kenya (TOK), identifying suitable criteria and program, preparing and submitting reports on the same;
  • Coordinating and undertaking indexing of students trained either in Kenya or out of Kenya;
  • Executing the monitoring and evaluation system;
  • Undertaking and reviewing risk mitigation measures and reporting status quarterly; Implementing and reviewing the performance targets of the section and reporting milestones;
  • Executing and reviewing the section work plan; and Implementing quality standards procedures in the section.


Duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Implementing the nursing education, examination & registration policy and guidelines; Monitoring of the examination registration processes and preparation of a list of candidates
  •    Administering and invigilating examinations;
  • Conducting assessment of examination centers, preparing and submitting reports; Preparing list of proposed examination setters, moderators, and invigilators; Reviewing the list of required examination materials/accessories;
  • Preparing and submitting reports including invigilation reports for purposes of payment;
  • Verifying eligibility of candidates to undertake the examination;
  • Reviewing and submitting reports on examination performance for nurses Trained Outside Kenya (TOK);
  • Maintaining research resources and data mining to support policy; Undertaking relevant research to enhance nursing and midwifery practice;
  • Identifying areas of focus in research and developing preliminary research grant proposals for funding; Generating and submitting preliminary research reports;
  • policy briefs, position papers; Disseminating research findings; Maintaining research data base;
  • Reporting on risk status and proposed corrective measures; executing performance targets of the section;
  • Undertaking the section work plan; and Implementing quality standards procedures.


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

  •  At least of four (4) years relevant experience in a comparable and relevant position in public or private institution;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or Midwifery from a recognized institution; Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Valid practicing license from Nursing Council of Kenya; Membership to a professional body in good standing;
  • Curriculum Development Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in Computer application skills; and
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Key Competencies & Skills

  • Integrity Communication skills Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team Problem solving skills

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

Closes; 26th July 2022

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