73 Principal Industrial Development Officer Jobs – PSC Jobs

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Advert Number: 15/2024

Designation: Principal Industrial Development Officer

Department: State Department for Industry

Vacancies: 73

Requirements for Appointment:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • (i) served for a minimum period of three (3) in the grade of Chief Industrial Development Officer, CSG ‘9’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public Service;
  • (ii) a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Business Administration, Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Statistics, Economics, Project Planning and Management, Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food Technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology, Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary, Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry Computer Science or any other equivalent qualification from a university recognized Kenya;
  • (iii) a certificate in any of the following fields: Project Planning, Project Appraisal, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy Analysis, Small Enterprises Policy and Promotion Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing, Environmental Management or Business Development Services lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution; and
  • (iv) shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • (i) preparing sectoral report on tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) for manufacturing and industry;
  • (ii) linking of MSMIs to finance, markets, resource efficiency and cleaner production technology suppliers, Research and Development findings, quality assurance, and intellectual property protection;
  • (iii) creating linkage for subcontracting among MSI and Medium and Large Industries;
  • (iv) identifying potential foreign investors in specific industrial sectors; and
  • (v) disseminating industrial information to stakeholders;
  • (vi) Identifying and documenting indigenous technologies and entrepreneurs;
  • (vii) Undertaking monitoring and evaluation on the implementation of Industrial projects/programmes;
  • (viii) Undertaking benchmarking surveys and supporting the rehabilitation of industries;
  • (ix) Identifying, promoting and creating awareness on market opportunities for Kenyan products; and
  • (x) Creating awareness on counterfeit goods in liaison with Anti-Counterfeit Agency (ACA) and preparing industrial performance reports to enhance productivity, Competitiveness and quality of products.

Closing date: 13/02/2024

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