TSC kicks off skills audit, workload analysis survey for its Secretariat employees

TSC Headquarters in Upper Hill Nairobi.

Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has kicked off the workload analysis and skills audit assessment among all the Secretariat employees across the country.

In a memo signed by TSC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Nancy Macharia addressed to all secretariat staff dated June 19, 2024 and seen by Education News the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) officers based at the headquarters and counties are the one who will assist the employees with digital divide to participate in the aforementioned survey.

The system which opened today June 21 will be in place for 10 days when it will be closed on June 30, 2024 is accessible through https://erp.tsc.go.ke:9595 with the commission asking the secretariat staff to respond to the questionnaire diligently and objectively.

Macharia said the survey is in accordance with the Commission’s Strategic Plan 2023-2027 on thematic pillar Institutional Capacity and Corporate Governance which calls for enhancement of employee motivation, welfare and wellness as one of its objective.

“This lays emphasis on how to implement and promote employee productivity through the workload analysis and skills audit with the aim of determining optimum workforce and enhancing the job satisfaction.

“It is against the foregoing background that the Commission intends to undertake the survey on workload analysis and skills audit, to determine variance between the employees’ skills and the career progression guidelines requirements,” the memo reads in part.

She said the exercise is envisaged to facilitate the collection of the data and capture skills inventory and compute the number of hours undertaken per employee on given tasks per day, week, month, quarter and per year for the workload.


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Among the objectives of the exercise as per the TSC boss includes; to assess workload distribution to ensure equitable allocation of tasks among employees or teams, to facilitate the maximizing of productivity and minimizing overburdening and/or underutilization of personnel.

Also the exercise will seek to identify areas of bottleneck or inefficiency in workflow process by allowing targeted interventions to streamline operations and improve output.

It will also inform recruitment and selection processes by identifying desired competencies and qualifications for specific roles in order to enable the Commission to attract and retain.

And it will seek to ensure that the skills and expertise of employees align with the strategic objectives and evolving needs of the Commission in order to facilitate effective talent management and succession planning.

She said that the survey tools have been automated and piloted with a sample population of 300 officers across the Directorates and all cadres on May 23-24, 2024.

The regional, county, and sub-county directors of educations across the country are directed to supervise the exercise to ensure 100 per cent compliance.

By Vostine Ratemo

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