Technical Training College Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Janta Kenya

Job Description

St. Kizito Vocational Centre Utawala is looking for a manager. We are seeking an individual who is friendly, highly motivated and an enthusiastic team player to lead in all aspects of non teaching activities. Our candidate will be responsible for leading the finance, HR and facilities management throughout the vocational centre and will have excellent attention to detail, organizational and interpersonal skills. Whilst the role has core responsibilities, it can be hugely varied on a daily basis, as is the nature of working in a fast paced centre environment. Therefore a broad range of personal skills, flexibility and a dynamic positive personality are key. The ability to maintain confidentiality is essential together with a variety of excellent IT skills will be advantage.

Responsibilities/Duties and Tasks

Provide leadership to the staff and oversee day today activities of each department
Monitor and evaluate performance of the staff in the departments
Develop and implement annual departmental budget plans
Monitor and evaluate compliance to Training and accreditation standards of Vocational education
Manage programs within the policies and procedures of the organization
Develop new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization
Develop funding proposals for the program to ensure continuity in delivery of service
Develop and interpret long term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
Oversee the collection and maintenance of the program records
Coordinate with other vocational institution in professional matters of vocational education, examination
Coordinate examination setting, moderation, administration, marking and related activities


Diploma or bachelor degree in Education/Project management or any technical field
Must be conversant with the current trends in Education and training curriculum development procedures, research practises, VTCs codes of conducts and ethics
3 years of experience in managing position in any technical institute or any other institution such as children home, primary or secondary school, colleges etc.

Key competences

Strategic leadership skills, efficiently lead and manage, prioritise and organize a varied and demanding workload
Excellent communication skills across a variety of stakeholders
High integrity
Good presentation
Monitoring and evaluation
IT proficiency (M.Excel, M.Word, M.Powerpoint high level)
Be reliable, flexible and adaptable
Be able to meet deadlines, often given as a short notice
Remain professional, calm and patient especially when under pressure
Be able to use own initiatives whilst working within guidelines