CAREERS

The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) is a professional Organization bringing together the “landed” professionals. The members are within eight major disciplines of the surveying profession namely; the Valuation Surveying, Property Management, Real Estate Agency, Land Surveying. Building Surveying. Land Administration Managers, Engineering Surveying and Geospatial Information Management. The Institution is inviting applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented candidates to fill the following vacant positions;

A) PROJECT AND RESEARCH OFFICER 

The Project and Research Officer shall be responsible for undertaking policy research and consultancy projects, as well as advocating and lobbying the Government and other stakeholder on policy and legislative issues affecting the surveying industry.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES.

  1. Liaising with the Education and Research Committee and Professional Practice and Ethics Committee in identifying, prioritising, and developing policy positions on all areas that relate directly or indirectly to the survey profession;
  2. Identifying and advocating for the inclusion of ISK member interests when new policies/legislations are being developed;
  3. Developing funding proposals for donor support and partnerships and recommending appropriate action(s) in line with ISK’s policies;
  4. Liaising with the Education and Research Committee in initiating, planning, implementing, evaluating and supporting research activities of the Institution;
  5. Preparing research and project reports and coordinating the publishing of research findings;
  6. Procuring research consultancies including development of TORs, follow up on field studies and ensure timely presentation of findings and recommendations to relevant organs of ISK; and
  7. Participate in the ISK’s Annual Workplan development;
  8. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly plans and reports on Projects and Policy Research;
  9. Performing any other lawful duties as may be assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

  1. A Degree in Land Surveying, Real Estate, Land Administration, Political Science, Economics, Social Sciences or related field from a recognized university;
  2. Three years’ work experience;
  3. Experience in developing funding proposals, conducting research and policy advocacy will be an added advantage.

Key competencies.

  1. Experience in Developing funding proposals
  2. In-depth understanding of legal and policy issues on Land and related fields;
  3. Excellent presentation skills;
  4.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  5. Ability to develop and implement advocacy and communications strategies; and Effective organizing and planning skills

B)  TRAINING AND EXAMINATION OFFICER

The Training and Examination Officer has the responsibility of ensuring effective administration, organization and smooth running of ISK’s training and examination’s programmes.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Liaising with the Education and Research Committee in drawing up the ISK training and examinations timetables;
  2. Coordinate the marketing, administration, preparation and organisation of ISK training to members and non-members;
  3. Coordinate the ISK Professional Examinations in accordance with the laid down regulations;
  4. Manage ISK training including: preparing and scheduling training programs; advice on the purchase of training aids and materials; and maintain accurate training records using ISK’s automated systems, forms and procedures.
  5. Coordinate the development of training materials as well as ensure continuous review of existing training material and reviewing training performance and making routine reports to the ISK CEO;
  6. Ensure the institutions training and examination program is regularly revised and aligned to particular needs of ISK members;
  7. Ensuring all training and examination charges and fees are paid as required;
  8. Analysing training and examination data for purposes of providing market intelligence to the ISK council;
  9. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly plans and reports on Training and Examination;
  10. Performing any other lawful duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications:

  1. A Degree in Land Surveying, Real Estate, Education or related fields from a recognized University;
  2. Current Membership with ISK will be an added advantage;
  3. Proficiency in the use of e-learning will be an added advantage; and
  4. Three years’ work experience;
  5. Experience in coordinating training and examinations in a training institution or a member-based organization will be an added advantage

Key Competencies

  1. Public speaking and presentations skills;
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  3. Business plans development skills; and
  4. Effective organizing and planning skills.

All application letters with detailed CVs indicating telephone contacts with three referees and filled ISK Job Application Form to be sent to recruitment@isk.or.ke  on or before 25th February  2022.

ISK is an equal opportunity employer.