NHC Recruitment 2024 Open Jobs/Vacancies Application Form Portal

Kenya National Housing Corporation, NHC recruitment 2024 started on Tuesday, 2nd to Monday, 2nd July, 2024. Interested candidates are to visit www.nchckenya.go.ke/careers or www.career.nchckenya.go.ke to apply.

This article therefore explain most appropriate key detail about NHC recruitment vacancies, qualifications needed, the career portal, how to successfully apply and submission deadline.

If you have interest applying for Kenya National Housing Corporation (NHC) recruitment 2024 then carefully read through before visiting the career portal get guidance on what to do.

When is NHC Recruitment 2024 Starting?

Officially, the next recruitment for National Housing Corporation (NHC) will commence 2nd July, 2024 and ends on 22nd July, 2024. This is to notify awaiting applicants that NHC jobs portal is finally open for application.

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About National Housing Corporation

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) was establish with the aim of implementing Government’s policies and programmes when it comes to housing. Originally, the body originated as far back as 1953.

NHC consists of has a statutory board of about ten (10) members including the Chairperson, principal secretary, cabinet secretary etc.

Overseeing the housing affairs of the country is not an easy task and to ensure the objective, vision and mission of the corporation runs effectively, suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for open jobs.

Note: NHC recruitment process does not require application fee or any other monetary payment. Applicants are to simply visit the portal www.nchckenya.go.ke/careers or www.career.nchckenya.go.ke to fill and submit the application form for free.

National Housing Corporation Jobs 2024

  • General Manager, Research Product Development & Capacity
  • Manager, Project Management
  • Manager, Marketing
  • Manager, Research and Innovation
  • Assistant Manager, Interior Design
  • Principal Construction Officer
  • Principal Engineer (Civil/Structural)
  • Principal Quantity Surveyor
  • Principal Interior Designer
  • Principal Human Resource Management Officer
  • Principal Administration Officer
  • Principal Estates Officer
  • Principal Research Officer
  • Senior Architect
  • Senior Land Surveyor
  • Principal Physical Planner
  • Research Officer
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Land Surveyor
  • Engineer – Electrical
  • Engineer – Mechanical
  • Knowledge Management Officer
  • Land Surveying Assistant
  • Estates Assistants
  • Quantity Surveying Assistant
  • Drivers
  • Senior Artisan
  • Artisans 

There are total or fifty nine (59) vacancies in Kenya National Housing Corporation recruitment 2024. You’re at liberty to apply for any role of your choice.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Basically, candidates applying for this job must be a Kenyan citizen.
  • He or she must have a valid National ID or Passport.
  • Must be a computer literate.
  • Candidate should have at least D+ mean grade in KCSE and;
  • Must comply with chapter six (6) of the constitution.

Job Requirements & Qualifications

Apart from the eligibility criteria, there are set out requirements and qualifications for each role as shown below.

Principal Human Resource Management Officer

  • Those applying for this post must have a Masters and Bachelor’s degree in either Human Resource Management, Development or Planning, Public or Business Administration, Commerce etc.
  • He or she must be a member of Certified Human Resource Professional Certificate (CHRP-K)
  • Relevant work experience of at least eight (8) is mandatory for this role.
  • You should also be in good standing with Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • Attending a management training course for at least four (4) weeks is an added advantage.

Principal Administration Officer

  • This position also requires applicants to have a minimum of 8 years work experience.
  • A Masters and Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Business Administration, Management, Fleet Management, Public Administration, or Political Science from a recognized institution.
  • He or she should be a member of relevant profession and must have attended a management course of not less than one (1) month.

Land Surveyor

  • Candidates applying for this role must have a Bachelor’s degree in Land Survey, Geo-spatial Engineering, Geomantic Engineering and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.


To qualify for this post;

  • You must have at least four (4) years of relevant working experience.
  • A valid driving license.
  • Must have completed a First-Aid training course of not less than one (1) weeks from KIHBT.
  • You must have passed suitability test for Drivers Grade III etc.

Key Skills and Competencies Needed

Interpersonal skills, Communication skills, Ability to work independently and in a team, Ability to plan and prioritize tasks, Ability to meet deadlines, Ability to supervise others, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Customer focus, Decision making skills and Report/Minute writing skills etc.

National Housing Recruitment Process

The National Housing Corporation recruitment process involves fur (4) stages as shown below.

(i) Response to Recruitment Advert  

Once the NHC published the recruitment advert about open vacancies, interested candidates will respond by visiting the recruitment portal to explore announced vacancies and then submit application for any before the set deadline. The recruitment advert is usually published on NHC job portal www.career.nchckenya.go.ke.

(ii) Pre-screening

After the closure of NHC recruitment portal, submitted applications will be reviewed and names of successful applicants shall be shortlisted.

(iii) Screening

NHC shortlisted candidates shall be invited for screening interview which involves aptitude test and validation of credentials. Candidates who pass this phase shall be offered appointment letter.

How to Apply for NHC Recruitment 2024

How to Apply for NHC Recruitment 2024

  • Visit NHC job portal www.career.nchckenya.go.ke
  • Select any position of your choice
  • Read through the job specification
  • Click “apply now” button at the top right
  • Carefully fill the online application form
  • Clearly scan and upload certificates/documents
  • Go through your application once more
  • Submit

Once you have successfully submitted, acknowledgement email will be sent to you. You can either print it out or save as PDF because it will be needed during screening.

NHC Recruitment 2024 Deadline

The closing date for Kenya National Housing Corporation recruitment is Monday, 22nd July, 2024. Only candidates who submit application on or before the deadline shall be considered for the next phase of the recruitment process.

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