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Career Opportunities At Keroka Technical Training Institute

Keroka Technical Training Institute invites qualified applicants for the following positions. 

1. Finance Officer 1(post) 

2. Internal Auditor (1 post) 

3. Human Resource Officer (1 post) 

4. Security Officer (1post) 

5. Nurse (1 post) 

6. Secretary (1 post) 

7. System Administrator-1 post 

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  • Be a holder of a Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University, a masters degree will be an added advantage ; 
  • Be a holder of Professional qualification in CPA(K), ACCA, and/or ACA 
  • Be registered with ICPAK or an equivalent Accounting body 
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant work experience and must have served for at least three (3) years in the Public sector with knowledge of accrual accounting 
  • Must have practical knowledge in ICT and a good understanding of ERP and other MIS 

  • Have an entrepreneurial and innovative approach to business and business solutions 
  • Have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results 
  • Has shown unquestionable integrity 
  • Meet requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for review, planning, coordination, design, and implementation of accounting services and systems 
  • Responsible for effective coordination and implementation of all financial policies 
  • Responsible for the compliance and adherence to International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS) 
  • Advise Institute Management/Board of governors on all financial matters 
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of end of year financial statements and accounts to Board of Governors and Kenya National Audit 
  • Ensure the maintenance of effective accounting systems in the Institute in line with the Generally Acceptable Accounting Principles (GAAP) 
  • Formulation and implementation of the departmental strategic plan 

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws of financial matters 
  • Responsible for submission of the annual budget to Board of Governors and Government 
  • Responsible for development and implementation of Institute Strategic Plan 
  • Supervision and development of staff in the department. 
  • Timely and accurate preparation of annual reports and financial statements and quarterly management reports in compliance with 
  • International Public Sector Accounting Standards, Public Finance Management Act 2012, Public Finance Management Regulations 2015, other relevant circulars, and generally accepted Accounting Principles. 

  • Advice ways of raising additional internal and external revenue for the Institute and ensure such revenue is timely recognized in the books of accounts. 
  • Coordinate both internal and external audit exercises by ensuring timely and correct availability of audit schedules. 
  • Drive strict implementation of students’ fee payment policy so as to ensure that all fees due is collected and correctly captured in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure integration of bank accounts with the ERP system. 

  • Ensure tax compliance and all statutory deductions and other payroll deductions are remitted in a timely manner to minimize exposure of the Institute. 
  • Check the Institute payroll especially staff in payroll against head count, earnings in line with specific grades, allowances paid headcount duly authorized, deductions to be properly supported, and in compliance with applicable laws, circulars and regulations. 
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Principal. 


A)Minimum qualifications 

  • Must possess Bachelors Degree (Accounting/ Finance) plus CPA (K) OR equivalent. 
  • Must have at least Five (5) years’ Audit experience in the Public sector. Possession of Computerized Information Sfivems Audit (CISA) certification will be an added advantage 
  • Must be a member of ICPAK 
  • Proficiency in accounting and audit software 
  • Attended and successfully completed a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four 4 weeks will be an added advantage. 
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) will be an added advantage. 

B) Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Establish and operate an efficient Internal Audit Department. 
  • Ensure that the internal audit systems, procedures, and guidelines are prepared. 
  • Prepare work program for the Department to ensure that audits are planned, managed and the quality of audit work maintained.• Ensure that the internal controls are reviewed and documented for their effectiveness and adequacy and those recommendations are made for improvements 

  • Analyze the institution's financial documentation and reports. 
  • Assess and research the institution risk management process 
  • Ensure that the accounting, administration, and other operations comply with KRA and other statutory requirements 
  • Prepare and submit audit reports to the Principal and to the Board of Governors 
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Principal. 


A) Minimum qualifications 

  • Have a Bachelors's degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management; Personnel Management; Human Resource Development or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. 
  • A member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) 
  • Have a Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution. 
  • Have served in the post of Human Resource Officer or its equivalent for a minimum period of two (2) in a comparable institution. 
  • CHRP (Certified Human Resource Professional will be an added advantage. 

B) Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Planning, organizing, coordinating, and administering all human resource activities in the Institute; 
  • Overseeing development and review of human resource and administration policies, rules, and regulations; 
  • Oversee recruitment and appointment of staff to ensure the institution has the right staffing. 
  • Monitoring and coordinating the implementation of human resource management policies, rules, and regulations; 
  • Developing and overseeing the administration of staff performance management process; 
  • Coordinating organizational development and job reviews; 
  • Interpreting labor laws and other statutes that impact human resource in the Institute; 
  • Coordinating industrial relations and staff welfare; 

  • Spearheading the development and implementation of human resource management system; 
  • Spearheading assessment of skills and competence needs for the institution; 
  • Overseeing budgeting, allocation, and optimal utilization of training resources and opportunities; 
  • Monitor the working environment of the staff to ensure health and safety measures are observed. 
  • Ensuring compliance with all the statutory and regulatory requirements relating to Human resources. 
  • Updating and processing of monthly payroll; 
  • Monthly payroll cleansing; 
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Principal. 


A) Minimum qualifications 

  • Minimum ‘O’ level, University degree or Diploma preferably in Criminology, Occupational Safety etc is an added advantage 
  • Substantive training from Uniformed Forces is an added advantage 
  • Possess good communication skills in English and Kiswahili 
  • Knowledge in all aspect of human physical and electronic security i.e. CCTV 
  • Minimum 5 years experience. 
  • Minimum age of 30 years and above. 
  • Basic computer literacy. 

B) Duties and responsibilities 

  • Maintain a proper record of all occurrences in the institute. 
  • Review the various security & safety programs. 
  • Liaise closely with the outsourced security services provider. 
  • Identify and advise the principal on present and future requirements for security manpower and equipment. 
  • Report all cases of breakages/loss of the institute's property/resources etc. 
  • Ensure that the firefighting equipment is maintained and serviced regularly. 
  • Perform any other duties as assigned to him/her by the Principal. 


A) Minimum Qualifications 

  • Diploma in Nursing and community health from a recognized Medical Training College. 
  • Registered by the nursing council of Kenya. 
  • Active practicing license from the nursing council of Kenya. 
  • Minimum of 3 years experience. 
  • Demonstrate high integrity. 

B) Duties and responsibilities 

  • Develops policies, procedures, and work standards for the Institute health program. 
  • Treating all students and staff of the institute and referring them to the laboratories when the need arises. 
  • Advising students on life issues. 
  • Prepares health reports for supervisor, board of education, and health department. 
  • Provides first aid care and refurbishing departmental first aid kits. 
  • Maintains security of school health supplies. 

  • Provides follow-up evaluations on students as required. 
  • Recommends corrective action where problems are identified. 
  • Records immunizations, health findings, and other relevant health data. 
  • Perform any other duties as assigned to him/her by the Principal 


A) Minimum qualifications 

  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in secretarial studies. (KNEC) or it's the equivalent from a recognized institution 
  • Degree Certificate in secretarial studies and Short courses will be an added advantage. 
  • Minimum 5 years experience. 
  • Proven work experience as a secretary or administrative assistant. 
  • A high degree of multitasking and time management capability. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office. 

  • Familiarity with office organization and optimization techniques. 
  • Computer literacy. 
  • Strong management, negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, and ICT skills. 


B) Duties and responsibilities 

  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and an orderly working environment 
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality when dealing with confidential documents 
  • Answer and manage incoming calls to facilitate service delivery 

  • Receive and interact with visitors and other staff to facilitate service delivery 
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mails, reports, and other documents 
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations, and other documents 
  • Filing and maintenance of official correspondence and other documents 
  • Any other duty assigned by the Principal 



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline or its equivalent. 
  • Microsoft certified solution associate (MCSA) will be an added advantage. 
  • Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator, or similar role. 
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN), and patch management. 
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery. 
  • Performing light programming. 

  • Ability to work well with teams. 
  • Strong management, negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, and ICT skills. 
  • Knowledge of management systems, ERP systems, etc. 
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, manage servers. IPs, 
  • Ability, to manage virtual/online systems, databases, and virtual networks. 
  • Good knowledge of Internet security and data privacy principles, 
  • Ability to verify the integrity and effectiveness of hardware, server resources, backup, and storage systems. 
  • Registered members of a relevant professional body and in good standing 

  • Minimum three (3) years experience in installation and configuration 01 systems. 
  • Knowledge and experience in Firewall Management & Network Automation 
  • Perform any other duty assigned by Principal 
  • In compliance with article six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, the applicants should provide: 
  • A valid certificate of good conduct 
  • Valid Tax compliance certificate 
  • HELB Clearance Certificate 

  • Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) 
  • Clearance Certificate from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).


How to apply: 

  • Each application shall be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, Testimonials, and other relevant supporting documents. 
  • Applicants should submit five (5) hard copies of their applications which should clearly be marked ‚Application for the position. 
  • Applications must be submitted on or before Monday, 19 TH APRIL, 2021. 

Applications should be addressed to the: 



P.O.BOX 440-40202 KEROKA 

Email: technicalkeroka 

Note: The Institution is an equal opportunity employer. Women, the marginalized, and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 



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