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The Kenya School of Government (KSG) was established by the Kenya School of Government Act (No. 9 of 2012). The School is the successor of the former Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA), Kenya Development and Learning Centre (KDLC) and the Government Training Institutes (GTIs) Mombasa, Matuga, Embu & Baringo. The School is located at Lower Kabete in Nairobi and has campuses at Baringo, Embu, Matuga and Mombasa.

The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform public policy. The School offers exciting programs, courses and cutting edge research opportunities in a high quality learning environment equipped with outstanding state-of-the-art facilities.

Employment Opportunity (External Advertisement)


Candidates seeking a challenging and dynamic learning environment are invited to apply for the following positions:

1. Director, Learning & Development(Contract) -(1) Lower Kabete
2. Director, eLearning Development Institute(Contract)- (1) Lower Kabete
3. Deputy Director, eLDi(Contract) -(1) Lower Kabete
4. Principal Internal Auditor -(1) Lower Kabete, Nairobi
5. Information Systems Auditor -(1) Lower Kabete, Nairobi
6. Principal Procurement Officer- (4) Mombasa, Matuga, Embu & Baringo
7. Senior Human Resource Officer- (1) Matuga
8. Principal Accountant- (1) Lower Kabete, Nairobi

Please visit our website www.ksg.ac.ke for more information on duties, responsibilities and other requirements

If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match any of the vacant position, please submit your application, including detailed curriculum vitae; stating your current position, email address and telephone contacts.

Applications for the position of Director, Learning & Development, Director, eLearning Development Institute and Deputy Director, eLDi should be sent to the address below in both hard and soft copy so as to reach us on or before July 5th, 2017 while the rest should reach us on or before June 23rd, 2017

The Director General
Kenya School of Government
P.O. Box 23030-00604
Lower Kabete Road,
Lower Kabete
NAIROBI
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Kenya School of Government is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other bases under laws in its programs and activities

Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.

Click on this link to download the Duties and Responsibilities for each postion

Employment Opportunity (Internal Advertisement)

Candidates seeking a challenging and dynamic learning environment are invited to apply for the following positions:

1. Administration Manager- (1) Lower Kabete
2. Principal ICT Officer- (1) Lower Kabete
3. Drivers -(6) Lower Kabete, Mombasa, Matuga, Baringo
4. Senior Executive Secretary/Principal Office Administrative officer- (1) Lower Kabete

Please visit our website www.ksg.ac.ke for more information on duties, responsibilities and other requirements

If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match any of the vacant position, please submit your application, including detailed curriculum vitae; stating your current position, email address and telephone contacts.

Applications should be sent to the address below in both hard and soft copy so as to reach us on or before June 23, 2017

The Director General
Kenya School of Government
P.O. Box 23030-00604
Lower Kabete Road,
Lower Kabete
NAIROBI
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kenya School of Government is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or any other bases under laws in its programs and activities

Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification

Click on this link to download the Duties and Responsibilities for each postion

Internship Program Opportunities


The Kenya School of Government (KSG) was established under the Kenya School of Government Act (No.9 of 2012).   The School is the successor of the former Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA), Kenya Development and Learning Centre (KDLC) and the Government Training Institutes (GTIs).  The mandate of the School is to provide learning and development programmes that enhance skills and competencies in the public service; conduct research; and offer consultancy services to inform public policy.

In support of the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, KSG has put in place a three (3) months Internship program for unemployed Kenyan graduate holders of degree, diploma and professional certificates.  The program aims at  providing the youth an opportunity  for on-the job experience to build upon skills learned at institutions of higher learning as well as for their professional development and, enhance their employability and is open in the following Support Services Functions of the School.

1.   Training, Research and Consultancy
2.   Library and Information Sciences
3.   Finance
4.   Human Resource
5.   Procurement and Supplies
6.   Hospitality and Catering
7.   Information Technology Communication
8.   Marketing and Communication
9.   Internal Audit

Qualifications and Basic Requirements

1. A first degree, a Diploma or a Professional Certificate from a recognized Institution in the following disciplines: Finance/Accounting, Economics, Procurement Studies, Human Resource Management, Marketing, ICT, Library & Information Sciences,  Business Administration, Business Management

2. Must have completed their training and graduated in the last twelve (12) months

3. Must not have undertaken any other internship programme or exposed to work experience related to their area of study since graduation.

Personal Attributes

1. Must be a person of Integrity (Current Certificate of good Conduct required)

2. Must be Computer Literate

3. Strong Communication (written & oral ) skills

If you fit the above requirements and are interested in the School’s Internship program, then submit your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5.00 p.m. Friday June 16, 2017.

Please Note:

1. Only those shortlisted will be contacted

2. The Authority does not guarantee employment after completion of the Internship program

3. Incomplete applications will not be considered

4. Gender, Ethnicity, Disability and Regional balance considerations will be applied in the selection process

NB: Canvassing directly or indirectly will result to disqualification

Adjunct Faculty

The Kenya Schoul of Government (KSG) was established under the Kenya Schoul of Government Act (2012 and has Campuses at Lower Kabete, Baringo, Embu, Matuga and Mombasa. The mandate of the Schoul is to provide learning and development programs that enhance skills and competencies in public service; conduct research that informs public pulicy; and offer expert consultancy services to improve standards of performance in public institutions. The Schoul offers exciting programs for all levels in public service and has initiated relevant research projects. Further, the Schoul maintains an environment that is conducive to learning and research and has some of the most modern facilities required by both learners and facilitators.

The Schoul now invites expressions of interest from qualified candidates seeking a challenging and dynamic learning environment for prequalification to join the adjunct faculty in areas of specialization in training, research, and consultancy services that are shown below. These fields of specialization indicated here are not exhaustive and applicants are welcome to propose other courses and programs for consideration.

Areas of Specialization

1.Public Sector Leadership 2.Project Management 3.Diplomacy and International Relations
4.Devulution Affairs 5.Supply Chain Management 6.Negotiation and Mediation Skills
7.Professional Ethics and Integrity 8.Human Resource Management 9.Peace and Security, Conflict and Disaster Management
10.Public Finance Management 11.Economics 12.Strategic Planning and Management
13.Performance Management Systems 14.Corporate Governance 15.Monitoring & Evaluation
16.Public Pulicy Formulation, Implementation & Analysis 17.Government Protocol and Etiquette 18.Environmental Management
19.Public Sector Reform 20.ICT 21.Knowledge Management
22.Development Studies 23.Public Administration 24.Innovation and Creativity
25.Social Work 26.Public Health 27.Social Science Research
28.e-Learning Graphics and Multi-Media Design 29.Regional Integration 30.Communication and Document Editing
31.Public Law 32.Management of Public Enterprises  


Duties and Responsibilities of Adjunct Trainers

The trainer shall be required to:

1.Facilitate learning and learning assessment using appropriate and innovative methods

2.Develop high quality learning and assessment materials and assignments

3.Participate in curriculum development and establishment of a culture of continuous improvement and innovation

4.Monitor, evaluate, and review existing courses and programs in line with School quality procedures

5.Attend meetings convened in the faculty

Required Qualifications

1.The Master’s Degree in the field of specialization from a recognized institution.

2.At least 5 years working experience in the relevant field

3.Knowledge of public service

4.A Training of Trainers (TOT) Certificate (as an added advantage)

Required Skills and competencies

1.Extensive knowledge of the subject area

2.Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

3.Ability to work as part of a team in an evolving work environment with excellent interpersonal skills;

4.Demonstrated openness and ability to manage complex and argument tasks

5.High level computer skills

6.Drive for teaching and knowledge sharing

7.Ability and initiative to build and work with teams

8.Ability to fit in with participants of all levels of age and seniority

9.Creativity in preparation of learning materials and in planning and delivery presentations

Adjunct Faculty(Research)

The School seeks to hire highly qualified and competent Kenya citizens to the position of Adjunct Research Fellow and Research Assistants on short-term contract basis to work under lead researchers and support generation of new knowledge at the Centre for Advanced Training, Research and Consultancy.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Participate in preparation of research proposals and design of instruments for data collection

2.Carry out literature review

3.Preparation of annotated bibliographies

4.Design research questionnaires and observation protocols

5.Conduct interviews and administer questionnaires

6.Process and interpret primary data

7.Prepare draft research reports

8.Edit and proofread manuscripts

9.Facilitate seminars and workshops, and

10.Perform other duties as may be assigned by the lead researcher

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

1.The Ph.D. or Master’s degree for Research Fellows and the Bachelor’s degree for Research Assistants in Social Science, Business Studies, Law, ICT, Economics or Statistics from a recognized university

2.Training in research methods, including quantitative or qualitative data analysis

3.Practical experience in research will be an added advantage

Required Skills and Competencies
The ideal candidates for appointment will be individuals who are interested in discovery of new knowledge and ideas, comfortable with field work, accustomed to computer-based data processing software, and attuned to working with close timelines.

In addition, the ideal candidates should:

1.Demonstrate high level skills in report writing and oral communication

2.Possess knowledge of the research process

3.Be able to correctly interpret instructions and research assignments

4.Be able to apply critical thinking, innovation and decisive reasoning

5.Have ability to use statistical software and computer applications to record findings and manage research information

6.Be able to work in research teams

If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match any of the position, please submit your application, including detailed curriculum vitae; stating your current position, email address and telephone contacts.

Applications should be sent to the address below in both hard and soft copy so as to reach us on or before 30th June 2017.

The Director General
Kenya School of Government
P.O. Box 23030-00604
Lower Kabete Road,
Lower Kabete
NAIROBI
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PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION 2017 IMPORTANT NOTICE New

Proficiency Examination for Clerical Officers 2017

It is notified for general information, that the Proficiency Examination for Clerical Officers 2017 will be held from Monday 21st  to Thursday 24th August, 2017 at the following examination centres;

1. Nairobi
2. Mombasa
3. Nyeri
4. Kisumu 
5. Embu
6. Kakamega
7. Nakuru
8. Eldoret 
9. Garissa

A late registration fee of Ksh. 300.00 will be charged on all candidates who submit their forms after 15th June, 2017. The deadline for late registration is 29th June, 2017.Examination Notification, Registration forms A & B ,Syllabus, Past papers and Instructions to candidates are available for downloading on this website.

Click the links below to download the list.

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Welcome to  the Kenya School of Government

The Kenya School of Government (KSG) was established by the KSG Act (No. 9 of 2012). The School is the successor of the former Kenya Institute of Administarion (KIA), Kenya Development and Learning Centre (KDLC) and the Government Training Institutes (GTIs) Mombasa, Matuga, Embu & Baringo..... Read More

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The KSG consultancy service portfolio spans across multiple service disciplines including but not limited to:

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  • Strategic and Business Plans
  • Human Resource Manuals
  • Schemes of Service
  • Board Inductions and Evaluations
  • Boards and Service Charters
  • Change Management
  • Risk Analysis
  • Team Building
  • Customer and Employee Satisfaction Surveys
  • Skills and Competence Assessment.

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