KCCB- General Secretariat Vacancies & Career JOB POSITION: National Executive Secretary Commission of Education and Religious Education

JOB POSITION: National Executive Secretary Commission of Education and Religious Education


JOB POSITION: National Executive Secretary

Commission of Education and Religious Education


REPORTING STRUCTURE: Commission Executive Committee & General Secretary

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Accountable for the Performance of the Commission


TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Three Years’ Contract renewable subject to performance

JOB PURPOSE: Developing and implementing Education and Religious Education Initiatives in line with the Strategic Objectives of KCCB


  • Strategic Management of the Commission for Education and Religious Education by ensuring vertical and horizontal integration;
  • Sourcing Funding –Drafting of Programmes and Projects Proposals, source funds for approved  Programmes and Projects and develop initiatives to facilitate KCCB’s policy advocacy and influence on National thinking on pressing issues in the Commission’s focus areas;
  • Policy implementation-draft work plans, facilitate training to targeted groups ,develop and sustain strong networks of Diocesan Coordinators and other significant stakeholders, facilitate optimal staff performance;
  • Preparing, presenting and submitting reports as required by different and significant stakeholders including maintaining a comprehensive database on advocacy services and appropriate technical information pertaining to the Commission;
  • Ensure vertical and horizontal integration of cross-cutting teams, their purpose and the position’s role;
  • Preparing, presenting and submitting quarterly reports to external stakeholders and  the General Secretary and Annual Status Reports for Strategic Planning;
  • Ensure Revenue/Profitability Impact by putting in place processes and controls to control expenses, adhere to the budget lines and where necessary save resources;
  • Initiate, grow and sustain excellent external relations with Education and Religious Education Experts/Consultants, Donors and Government Officials;


  • Master’s Degree in Business Management/Education Management from a reputable University;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education from a reputable University;
  • Attended leadership and Management courses lasting at least two weeks each;
  • Teaching experience of twenty years in Public High Schools with twenty years at the position of Senior Principal/Chief Principal in a Provincial / National School(s);
  • In the know of the various legislations and Policies governing the Education Sector and other related Sectors in Kenya.
  • Awarded for outstanding performance in the Education Sector with the last five (5) years;
  • Demonstrate excellent, leadership, Management, Communication, Negotiation and Personal skills;
  • Organized and managed an Educational Sector Stakeholders’ Focus Group to meet its identified mid and long Objectives resulting to significant impact to its target group(s);
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, stressful environment and for long hours;
  • Embrace technology in the day to day operations;
  • Readiness to travel locally and internationally as duty call for;
  • Diploma in any Management course will be an advantage


Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the above mentioned positions.

Candidates are expected to fill in the attached form and submit it together with their application letters, updated CVs and copies of Certificates by email as shown below:

  1. Applications for the position of National Executive Secretary, Education and Religious Education should be submitted through email address; nescere@catholicchurch.or.ke


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