Principal Instructor, CSG ‘8’ – Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi- Kenya
  • Ksh. 49,000 - 87,360 USD / Year
  • Salary: Ksh. 49,000 - 87,360

Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry | State Department for Industry

Job Description: Principal Instructor, CSG ‘8’ – Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry

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Salary Range: Ksh. 49,000 – 87,360 per month

About the Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry

The Ministry of Investments, Trade, and Industry is a dynamic government department that promotes economic growth and development in Kenya. We are currently looking for experienced and qualified individuals to join our team as Principal Instructors.

Position: Principal Instructor, CSG ‘8’ – Eight (8) Posts

Salary Scale: Ksh. 49,000 x 2,170 – 51,170 x 2,550 – 53,720 x 2,650 – 56,370 x 2,750 – 59,120 x 2,920 – 62,040 x 3,080 – 65,120 x 3,440 – 68,560 x 3,590 – 72,150 x 3,790 – 75,940 x 3,800 x 79,740 x 3,810 – 83,550 x 3,810 – 87,360 p.m.

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Principal Instructor, you will play a crucial role in providing specialized training and guidance to our trainees. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Instructing in the area of specialization.
  2. Participating in the development of instructional methods in the area of specialization in conjunction with other instructors/lecturers.
  3. Coordinating and assessing practical assignments for trainees.
  4. Preparing and planning maintenance schedules.
  5. Designing projects for trainees and guiding junior instructors.
  6. Coordinating practical training programs in the area of specialization.
  7. Evaluating progress and overall performance of individual trainees.
  8. Developing practical training courses/programs in the area of specialization.
  9. Designing technical training materials, including teaching and instructional aids.
  10. Supervising the maintenance and repair of various machines, equipment, and teaching aids.
  11. Preparing work/lesson plans, assessing, and marking practical work for students.

Requirements for Appointment

To be considered for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Have served in the grade of Senior Instructor for a minimum period of three (3) years or a comparable position in the public sector.
  2. Hold a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Plant Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, Building Construction, Clothing and Textiles Technology, Leather and Tannery, Leather Technology, Food Technology, Entrepreneurship Education, Ceramics, Plastic Technology, Information Communication Technology, Information Technology, Foundry Technology, Food and Beverage, Agricultural Engineering, Business Management/Administration, Water Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Technical Education, Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design, Fashion Design and Marketing, Fashion Design & Textiles Technology, Community Development, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  3. Possess an Instructor’s Training Certificate lasting not less than six (6) months from a recognized Institution.
  4. Hold a Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution.
  5. Have a Certificate in computer applications.
  6. Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to make their applications by completing ONE application form (PSC 2 form Revised 2016), CV, and copies of academic and professional certificates and submit the same to the address below by post or hand delivery to NSSF Building, Block B, 11th floor Room 1121 on or before 22nd August 2023.

The application form can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website or the State Department for Industry website


Application for Employment Form – PSC.2 (REVISED 2016)

NSSF Building, Block B, 11th floor Room 1121
P.O. Box 30095 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Applications must be received on or before 22nd August 2023.

Expert Tips to Be a Successful Applicant

Here are some valuable tips to help you succeed in your application:

  1. Tailor Your Application: Customize your CV and application to highlight your relevant skills and experience that match the job requirements.
  2. Showcase Achievements: Demonstrate your accomplishments and how your contributions have made a positive impact in your current or previous roles.
  3. Be Thorough: Ensure all required documents are included, and your application form is accurately filled.
  4. Follow Instructions: Pay close attention to the application process and follow the provided guidelines for submission.
  5. Professionalism: Maintain a professional tone in your application and any communication with the employer.
  6. Research the Company: Familiarize yourself with the Ministry of Investments, Trade, and Industry to align your interests with the organization’s goals.
  7. Prepare for Interviews: If shortlisted, be prepared for interviews by practicing common interview questions and showcasing your expertise.
  8. Stay Positive: Job hunting can be challenging, but maintain a positive attitude throughout the process.

Best of luck with your application!

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