Candidates eyeing IEBC positions take psychometric test

Oral interview for the candidates will be conducted between July 7 and 22 at KICC.

In Summary

• The panel led by Elizabeth Muli shortlisted thirty-six people for the positions in IEBC.

• On Wednesday, the panel held the psychometric test for the candidates at the Kenyatta International Convention Center, Nairobi.

IEBC selection panel Chairperson Elizabeth Muli briefing ahead of administering Psychometric test to shortlisted candidates at KICC on June.30th.2021
IEBC selection panel Chairperson Elizabeth Muli briefing ahead of administering Psychometric test to shortlisted candidates at KICC on June.30th.2021
Image: EZEKIEL AMING'A

The selection panel to interview the candidates for the four vacant positions at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission administered psychometric tests for the shortlisted candidates.

On Wednesday, the panel held the psychometric test for the candidates at the Kenyatta International Convention Center, Nairobi.

The panel led by Elizabeth Muli shortlisted 36 people for the positions in IEBC.

Psychometric assessment is a standardised, validated test that enables the measurement of aspects of an individual such as their ability, behavioural traits, interests and certain attitudes.

The tests have been used the world over as best practice in adding to the robustness of a selection process.

The Selection Panel for the appointment of the commissioners shortlisted and published the names of the 36 individuals from a pool of 660 applicants.

The next step for the candidates is the oral interview and incorporating a case study, which shall be conducted between July 7 and 22 at the KICC.