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Pensions Officer Job. Kenyatta University

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Reporting to the Kenyatta University Pension Trustee Board, the Principle Pensions Officer will work together with the University to manage the Kenyatta University Employee Pension Fund.


  • To give advice to the Board of Trustees of Kenyatta University in relation to legislative issues concerning pensions.
  • Be in charge of management of the University’s pension scheme
  • Responsible for all statements, advice and information given to employees and members of the various pension schemes as required.
  • Ensure monthly and annual reconciliation of contributions of contributions to the pension scheme.
  • In consultation with the Trustee Board make decisions with regards to the running of the Pension Schemes by interpretation of scheme rules, legislation and current custom and practice.
  • Act as the first stage decision maker for Internal Disputes Resolution and make appropriate decisions on behalf of the Scheme


  • Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or any other relevant area from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option)
  • Holder of CPA (K).
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience in pensions administration or pensions consultancy or in a related role such as accountancy, actuarial work or investment management.

Additional Skills / Requirements:

  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Must pass the integrity test as required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

Terms of Service

The terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.

How to Apply

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants and Referees should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

P.O. BOX 43844 – 00100


Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 16th July, 2019

Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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