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Public Service Commission Kenya Jobs – 80 Positions

Public Service Commission Kenya Jobs – 80 Positions

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Public Service Commission Kenya Jobs Oct 2017 Government Vacancies 

The Commission dates back to 1954 when Civil Service Commission was established by British Colonial Government following Holmes Commission Report, 1948; Civil Service Commission was advisory to the Governor in matters of appointments; At independence in 1963 it was enshrined in the constitution and renamed Public Service Commission; Independence Constitution had Regional PSC’s but abolished in 1964 following constitutional amendments; It is the oldest Constitutional Commission and its mandate has expanded over the years. The Commission then constituted of a chairman, a deputy chairman and fifteen members all appointed by the President. The Commission, since then, has handled matters of human resource management in the public service especially the civil service and local authorities. Constitution of Kenya, 2010 promulgated on 27th August 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership.

Senior Assistant Director – Public Communication

Senior Assistant Director – Public Communication Job Qualifications:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Public Communications, Job Group ‘P’;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Media Studies, Corporate Communications, from a university recognized in Kenya; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science with a Postgraduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications Studies,
  • Communication Studies, Media Studies, Corporate Communications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Corporate Communications/Reputation, Communication Studies, Media Studies, International Relations or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Senior Assistant Director – Public Communication Job Responsibilities:

  • assisting in the formulation, interpretation and implementation of Public communications policies, strategies and programmes;
  • co-ordinating public Communications services;
  • undertaking Public Communications research and making recommendations as appropriate;
  • ensuring provision and uploading of content onto Government Portal and ministerial websites;
  • ensuring proper projection of corporate image of the Government;
  • facilitating production of Information, Education and Communication materials;
  • liaising with other stakeholders on cross-cutting communications matters;
  • ensuring preparation of budgets and sound management of financial and other resources.

Senior Assistant Director Of Government Advertising

Qualifications for the Senior Assistant Director Of Government Advertising Job

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director of Public Communications, Job Group ‘P’;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following discipline: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Communication Studies, Media Studies, Corporate Communications from a university recognized in Kenya; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science with a Postgraduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications Studies, Media Studies, Corporate Communications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Corporate Communications/Reputation, Communication studies, Media Studies, International Relations or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated a professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Senior Assistant Director Of Government Advertising Job Responsibilities:

  • assisting in the formulation, interpretation and implementation of Public Communications policies, strategies and programmes;
  • co-ordinating public Communications services;
  • undertaking Public Communications research and making recommendations as appropriate;
  • ensuring provision and uploading of content onto Government Portal and ministerial websites;
  • ensuring proper projection of corporate image of the Government;
  • liaising with other stakeholders on cross-cutting communications matters;
  • ensuring preparation of budgets and sound management of financial and other resources.

Deputy Director Of Government Advertising

Deputy Director Of Government Advertising Job Qualifications:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Public Communications, Job Group ‘Q’
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Communications Studies, Media Studies/Science from a university recognized in Kenya; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with a Postgraduate Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relations, Communication studies/Science from a recognized institution;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications, Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Communication studies or Media Studies, International Relations or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • a clear understanding of National Development Goals, Kenya Vision 2030 and the role of management of Information and Public Communications in the achievement of the same;
  • excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

Deputy Director Of Government Advertising Job Responsibilities:

  • formulating, interpreting and implementing Public Communications policies, strategies and programmes;
  • co-ordinating public Communications services;
  • developing and disseminating content in line with the Constitution and Kenya Vision 2030;
  • uploading of content onto Government Portal and ministerial websites;
  • monitoring and evaluating delivery of public communications services;
  • initiating development of departmental/individual work plans;
  • ensuring preparation of departmental budgets and sound utilization and management of resources.

Director – Information

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Deputy Director of Information, Job group ‘R’;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications Studies, Media Studies/Science, Photojournalism or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences with a Postgraduate Diploma in Photojournalism, Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications Studies, Media Studies/Science from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications Studies, Media Studies/Science, Corporate Communications, Photojournalism/Photography, International Relations or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • a clear understanding of National Development Goals and the role of management of Information and Public Communications in the achievement of the same;
  • excellent oral and written communications skills;
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
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Director – Information Job Responsibilities:

  • formulating, interpreting and implementing information policies, programmes and strategies;
  • ensuring and reviewing of media Legal Framework and standards;
  • developing strategies for implementation of information research findings;
  • providing overall management of news, information and features locally and international;
  • ensuring coverage of development projects in line with the Constitution and Kenya Vision 2030;
  • managing information that enhances security, peace and national cohesion;
  • ensuring professional ethics and standards in the delivery of information services;
  • ensuring sound management and prudent utilization of departmental resources. staff.

Deputy Director – ICT (Broadcasting & Telecommunication)

Deputy Director Job Qualifications:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Information Communication Technology or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Physics or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in information communication technology from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Masters in Computer Science or any other ICT related from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.

Deputy Director Job Responsibilities:

  • development and management of Information Technology policies and programmes within the Public Service;
  • drawing up IT plans for implementation;
  • coordinating of all information Technology programmes in the public service;
  • overseeing the preparation and utilization of the department’s budget;
  • coordinating staff matters.

Deputy Director – ICT – 4 positions

Deputy Director – ICT Job Qualifications:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Information Communication Technology or in an equivalent and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Physics or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in information communication technology from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in Strategic Leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.

Deputy Director – ICT Job Responsibilities:

  • implementing and reviewing Information Technology policies and strategies for the Public Service;
  • drawing up IT plans for implementation;
  • coordinating information Technology programmes in the public service;
  • overseeing the preparation and utilization of the department’s budget.

Director – ICT

Director – ICT Job Qualification:

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Deputy Director, Information Communication Technology or in an equivalent and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Physics or any other ICT related discipline with a bias in information communication technology from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Masters in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated a high level of competence and outstanding management qualities in computerized information systems;
  • a thorough understanding of the national goals and objectives and the ability to interpret and apply them to the computing management concepts.

Director – ICT Job Responsibilities :

  • formulating, implementing and reviewing ICT policies, strategies and programmes in the public service;
  • coordinating research and development on emerging technological issues;
  • monitoring and evaluating ICT programmes and policies;
  • preparing ICT status reports and ensuring professional standards and guidelines are adhered to.

Physicist II – 6 positions

Physicist Job Qualifications:

  • a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics or a Degree in which Physics is a major subject from a university recognized in Kenya.

Physicist Job Responsibilities:

  • induction on various methods of sampling and physical tests for determination of parameters such as moisture, density and hardness of samples like metals, timber, textile, rubber and roads guardrails and sign posts.

Deputy Director – Animal Health

Qualifications for the Deputy Director – Animal Health Job

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Animal Health, Job Group ’Q’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Animal Health Management; Animal Production, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Livestock Economics or Health Extension from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • been registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • shown merit and outstanding administrative capability and professional competence required in managing Animal health services. NOTE: possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered an added advantage.

Deputy Director – Animal Health Job Responsibilities:

  • preparing project proposal for resource mobilization in animal health;
  • preparing and implementing work plans and budgets;
  • preparing technical reports and managing animal health information and dissemination to stakeholders;
  • planning and coordinating implementation of projects and programmes in Animal Health and Welfare;
  • participating in formulation and review of animal health policies, strategies and laws;
  • coordinating management of Veterinary Farms, quarantine stations and sentinel herds;
  • planning monitoring and evaluation of Animal Health programs.

Chief Engineer Agriculture – 2 positions

Qualifications for the Chief Engineer Agriculture Jobs

  • served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three (3) of which should be in the grade of Chief Superintending Engineer (Agriculture), Job Group ‘P’ and above, or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio- Systems Engineering or equivalent and relevant qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree any of the following disciplines: Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio- Systems Engineering, Environmental and Bio- Systems Engineering,
  • Engineering in Agric- Chain Management, Agro- Bio resource Science and Technology, Agricultural Processing Engineering, Agricultural Processing, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Resource Management, Soil and Water Engineering, Land and Water Management, Land Use Management, Integrated Soil Fertility, Environmental Management, Environmental Planning and Management, Project Planning and Management, or a relevant and equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • been registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated a high degree of administrative, professional and technical competence and possess leadership qualities and initiative in matters of Agricultural Engineering;
  • a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, programmes and the ability to relate them to the Agricultural Engineering function.

Chief Engineer Agriculture Job Responsibilities

  • formulating, implementing and reviewing agricultural engineering policies, strategies, guidelines and programmes;
  • interpretation and application of the Agricultural Act and other related statutes;
  • providing guidance on all matters related to land resource management and agro-processing;
  • facilitating and promoting research and technology transfer in agricultural mechanization and agro-processing;

Senior Assistant Director – Animal Health – 4 positions

Qualifications for the Senior Assistant Director – Animal Health

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Assistant Director, Animal Health, Job Group ‘P’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Animal Health Management; Animal Production, Animal Production and Health Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Livestock Economics or Health Extension from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • be registered by the Kenya Veterinary Board;
  • demonstrated managerial , administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals policies objectives
  • ability to relate them to proper management of veterinary services NOTE: possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered an added advantage.

Senior Assistant Director – Animal Health Job Responsibilities:

  • implementing and reviewing zoological policies, strategies and programmes;
  • guiding teams in eradication of animal and human trypanosomiasis and vectors;
  • investigating and controlling of pests of honey bees, vectors of Rift Valley Fever, Myiasis, Leishmaniasis in livestock and other emerging and re-emerging pests;
  • undertaking efficacy and potency trials of insecticides, attractants and new technologies for vector control in liaison with relevant stakeholders; mobilizing community to create awareness on adoption of insect pest eradication technologies and sustainable utilization of tsetse freed lands;
  • maintaining of vector bio geographical information data base;
  • undertaking research in liaison with research institutions on insects pests and profiling of vector borne arbovirous;
  • Ensuring the preservation and storage of zoological specimens;
  • coordinating surveillance and control of tsetse and non-tsetse transmitted Trypanosomiasis

Director General of Education

Qualifications for the Director General of Education Job

  • served for a minimum period of One (1) year in the grade of Director of Education, Job Group ‘S’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in Education from a university recognized in Kenya; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Arts or Science with Education from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts or Science from a university recognized in Kenya plus Postgraduate Diploma in Education from a recognized institution;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Education, Arts, Science, Business Administration in a management related field from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability and initiative required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination;
  • a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and programs and the ability to translate them to the education management function.

Director General of Education Job Responsibilities : 

  • coordinating development, review and the implementation of education policies, strategies, plans;
  • ensuring provision, promotion and development of quality education and training standards in education training research;
  • coordinating the functions of Directorates, Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies (SAGAs) and Commissions;
  • liaising with Teachers Service Commission on matters of teacher management;
  • initiating and overseeing the implementation of new, comparative and alternative teaching and learning approaches;
  • overseeing the design, production, dissemination, implementation, evaluation and review of curriculum and instructional materials;
  • overseeing assessment and administration of national examinations;
  • coordinating of crosscutting programmes and overseeing the implementation of ICT4E programme

Secretary – Water

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) in the grade of Director, Water Services, Job Group ‘S’ or in comparable and relevant positions in the public service;
  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Civil Engineering: Geology, Hydrology, Environmental Science, Water and Environmental Engineering, Chemistry or Water from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Civil Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Water and Environmental Resources Engineering/ Management,
  • Meteorology, Hydrology and Water Resources, Environmental Geology, Integrated Water Resources Management, Integrated Watershed Management, Chemistry, Water
  • Resources Engineering from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • be a member of a relevant professional body( where applicable);
  • a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, profiles, objectives, values and ability to relate them to proper management of water services.

Secretary – Water Job Responsibilities:

  • coordinating the development and implementation of policies and strategic objectives relating to water resources and services;
  • promoting public and private sector partnership in the water services management and development partners relationship;
  • advising on matters relating to water resources and services;
  • overseeing development, implementation and realization of the state departments’ strategic plans and objectives;
  • overseeing prudent utilization of departmental resources and assets management

Relationship Manager

The incumbent of this position shall take the client through the products of the Housing units until the execution of the sale. He/she shall attend meetings on behalf of the company and represent it in events held.

Relationship Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out product demonstration to clients and brief them about the location, benefits, price and payment methods
  • Book appointments with corporates and visit them in their offices to present the company’s products
  • Follow up prospects till the execution of the sale and after sale
  • Carry out site visits to show case the products to the clients
  • Follow up on the work for the clients with the processing department, such as sale agreements, letters of offer, receipts among others
  • Handle correspondences and enquiries through phones or emails and advise clients appropriately
    Search on the internet for companies that provide financial services such as Saccos, Housing finance and cooperatives and get contacts for officials and groups of prospective clients
  • Identify institutions that have groups and approach them for demonstration
  • Maintain and update reports of the products and clients uptake on daily basis
  • Develop new ways of sourcing for clients
  • Assist the marketing and public relations executives during events
  • Ensure to keep in touch with the clients to build a good relationship and strengthen the image of the company
  • Follow up payments by clients sourced by self
  • Prepare a sales plan and share with the management
  • Give a weekly sales report on sales plan, achievements and challenges
  • Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time by your supervisor

Qualifications for the Relationship Manager Job

  • At least a diploma/degree in sales and marketing
  • Must have experience in selling houses with tangible results
  • Experience in direct sales is a must
  • Well acquitted with the market and the target group
  • Good communication and public relations skills
  • Must be pleasant and passionate about work
  • Patient, polite and friendly
  • Aggressive in sales
  • Self-motivated
  • Desirable Skills

Customer Service Manager

This position will ensure the company’s profitability through customer satisfaction, loyalty and retention and by ensuring customers’ expectations are met.

Customer Service Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Improve customer service experience, create engaged customers and facilitate organic growth;
  • Take ownership of customers issues and follow problems through to resolution;
  • Set a clear mission and deploy strategies focused towards that mission;
  • Develop service procedures, policies and standards;
  • Keep accurate records and document customer service actions and discussions;
  • Analyze statistics and compile accurate reports;
  • Recruit, mentor and develop customer service agents and nurture an environment where they can excel through encouragement and empowerment;
  • Keep ahead of industry’s developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement;
  • Control resources and utilize assets to achieve qualitative and quantitative targets;
  • Adhere to and manage the approved budget; and
  • Maintain an orderly workflow according to priorities.

Qualifications for the Customer Service Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Experience in Call center an added advantage
  • Working knowledge of customer service software, databases and tools;
  • Experience in Customers service/marketing;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills;
  • Creative team player and results oriented individual; and
  • Leadership Skills: Customer service managers will need to motivate the team, work with them to make sure they abide by all company policies and procedures

Deputy Director – Foreign Service/Minister-Counsellor I – 14 positions

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

(i) served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Foreign Service/ Minister-Counsellor II, Job Group ‘Q’;

(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies, International Relations, Diplomacy, Law, Economics, or any other relevant discipline from university recognized in Kenya;

(iii) a Master’s degree in International Studies, International Relations, Diplomacy, Economics, Law or any other relevant discipline from university recognized in Kenya;

(iv) successfully completed an Advanced-Level Foreign Service Course at the Foreign Service Institute lasting at least two (2) weeks or possess an equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

(v) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;

(vi) demonstrated professional competence, effective leadership and managerial/ administrative skills;

(vii) a team player, results oriented, innovative and committed to continuous learning;

(viii) possess effective negotiation, analytical and communication skills; and

(ix) a clear understanding of Kenya’s Foreign Policy and other key national policies, objectives and strategies

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities An officer at this level will be based either at the headquarters or in a mission where he/she will form part of the management. Specific duties and responsibilities include: Headquarters:

(i) coordinating and supervising the work of a Division;

(ii) participating in the formulation and analysis of Kenya’s foreign policy;

(iii) formulating Kenya’s position in relation to negotiations on bilateral and international instruments, meetings and conferences;

(iv) recommending policy options on the Ministry’s acquisition of properties and assets;

(v) studying, analyzing and implementing political, economic, and other reports received from Missions;

(vi) networking with the media, and with diplomatic missions and inter-governmental organizations accredited to Kenya;

(vii) participating in the formulation and coordination of the Foreign Service Institute’s training programmes; and

(viii) identifying and facilitating the employment of Kenyan nationals in inter-governmental organizations.

Missions:

(i) projecting, promoting and defending Kenya’s foreign policy;

(ii) participating in the formulation of Kenya’s position in relation to negotiations on bilateral and international instruments, meetings and conferences;

(iii) prioritizing and making recommendations on the Mission’s acquisition of assets and properties;

(iv) coordinating the analysis of political and economic developments in the host country and supervising the preparation of appropriate reports;

(v) coordinating the preparations for official functions, including national days;

(vi) supervising the organization of programmes for Kenyan dignitaries;

(vii) coordinating trade, cultural and other events to promote the country; and

(viii) monitoring media reports and supervising the preparation of appropriate responses

Director – Foreign Service/Minister/Consul General – 11 positions

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

(i) served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Foreign Service/Minister-Counsellor, Job Group ‘Q’ and above;

(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies, International Relations, Diplomacy, Law, Economics, or any other relevant discipline from a university recognized in Kenya;

(iii) a Master’s degree in International Studies, International Relations, Diplomacy, Economics, Law or any other relevant discipline from university recognized in Kenya;

(iv) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution;

(v) successfully completed an Advanced-Level Foreign Service Course at the Foreign Service Institute or a recognized institution lasting at least two (2) weeks or possess an equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

(vi) demonstrated outstanding leadership and managerial skills; and

(vii) a clear understanding of Kenya’s Foreign Policy and other key national policies, objectives and strategies

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities An officer at this level will be based either at the headquarters or in a mission where he/she will form part of the management. The officer will be required to carry out duties and responsibilities which will include:

Headquarters

(i) providing policy, technical and administrative guidance and direction at the Directorate level;

(ii) providing leadership in the formulation, review and analysis of Kenya’s foreign policy;

(iii) formulating Kenya’s position in relation to negotiations on bilateral and international instruments, meetings and conferences;

(iv) advising and guiding the missions on matters related to Kenya’s foreign policy;

(v) formulating policy options on the Ministry’s acquisition of properties and assets;

(vi) networking with the media and with diplomatic missions and inter-governmental organizations accredited to Kenya;

(vii) coordinating the implementation of the outcomes of bilateral and international conferences and meetings attended;

(viii) participating in the formulation and coordination of the Foreign Service Institute’s training programmes; and

(ix) identifying and facilitating the employment of Kenyan nationals in inter-governmental organizations.

Missions

(i) serving as consul general or supervising the work of a mission;

(ii) designing and implementing marketing strategies for Kenya’s products and services;

(iii) projecting, promoting and defending Kenya’s foreign policy;

(iv) participating in the formulation of Kenya’s position in relation to negotiations on bilateral and international instruments, meetings and conferences;

(v) prioritizing and making recommendations on the Mission’s acquisition of assets and properties;

(vi) coordinating the analysis of political and economic developments in the host country and supervising the preparation of appropriate reports;

(vii) supervising the maintenance of an appropriate database of the mission’s assets and properties;

(viii) preparing detailed, analytical and regular reports on the activities of the mission; and

(ix) supervising the organization of programmes for Kenyan dignitaries

 

Deputy Director – Industries – 12 positions

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director of Industries, Job Group ‘P’ and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the Public Service;

(ii) a Bachelor’s 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 or Computer Science from a university recognized in 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 (2) weeks from a recognized institution;

(iv) a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution; and

(v) demonstrated high degree of professional, technical and administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results. Note: Possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered an added advantage

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

(i) preparing strategies and action plans to implement industrial development policies;

(ii) developing and reviewing frameworks to support incubation including infrastructure,

(iii) promoting utilization of industrial property rights;

(iv) providing advice to entrepreneurs on the arbitration of disputes on standards;

(v) supporting Industrial Research and Development, innovation and technology transfer in liaison with research and development centres, Industry and academic institutions; undertaking resource endowment mapping activities, development of industrial profiles and dissemination of information on investment opportunities;

(vi) preparing technical inputs for the development of standards and promoting enforcement in liaison with Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) and industry stakeholders;

(vii) overseeing surveys on benchmarking of industries with best practices with a view to promoting industrial competitiveness.

(viii) preparing proposals on the review and harmonization/rationalization of taxes and tariffs;

(ix) developing performance indicators to facilitate effecting monitoring and evaluation of competitiveness of the Industrial Sector; and

(x) overseeing the operation of information resource centre and production of industrial publications

Senior Assistant Director – Industries – 11 positions

Qualifications and Requirements

For appointment to the grade, a candidate must have:

(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Principal Industrial Development Officer , Job Group ‘N’ and above or in comparable positions in the public service;

(ii) a Bachelor’s 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 or Computer Science from a university recognized in 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;

(iv) a certificate in strategic leadership course from a recognized institution; and (v) demonstrated professional, Technical and Administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results. Note: Possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be considered an added advantage

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

(i) reviewing investment policies and incentives schemes to support industrialization;

(ii) undertaking monitoring and evaluation of projects/programmes;

(iii) reviewing existing and developing new frameworks to support incubation including infrastructure;

(iv) developing and implementing the incubation programmes;

(v) creating awareness to entrepreneurs on investment opportunities, intellectual property rights, quality assurance and certification;

(vi) promoting and creating awareness on market opportunities for Kenyan products;

(vii) providing advice to entrepreneurs on the arbitration of disputes on standards;

(viii) negotiating on industrial related issues at bilateral, regional, and multilateral fora; and

(ix) promoting bilateral, regional and multilateral industrial relations and cooperation

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) career website on www.psckjobs.go.ke to apply

 

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