Kenya Coconut Development Authority Jobs

Location: Kenya.

Kenya Coconut Development Authority (KCDA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture whose primary mandate is to develop the coconut industry through regulatory, research and promotion of the coconut sub-sector in Kenya, in line with the national development goals.

The Board of Directors wishes to recruit:

1. Managing Director

Qualifications:

  • A Masters Degree in any of the following fields: Business Administration; Economics; Science and Technology related fields; Agricultural related fields; Law; Engineering or any other field from a recognized University.
  • A PhD in any of the above professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Posses a minimum of 10 years experience at a senior management level in a reputable organisation.
  • Proficient in ICT with ability to use this in improving business operations.
  • Self-driven person of impeccable integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • International business exposure/experience and working in ISO certified environment.
  • Be a team player, effective supervisory, negotiation, analytical, employee relations, excellent planning and organisation, mentoring, coaching and strong interpersonal and management skills.
  • Ability to direct and motivate highly innovative and entrepreneurial team.

    2. Procurement Officer I

    Qualifications:

  • A relevant Degree from a reputable University.
  • A Higher Diploma in Supplies Management or its acceptable equivalent.
  • Served in the equivalent grade in a reputable organisation for a minimum period of three years.
  • Shown merit and ability in the performance of the procurement work.
  • Attended a Senior Management Course or Strategic Leadership Course from recognized institutions for a period not less than twenty eight days.

    Applications with detailed CV indicating current position, qualifications, work experience, current remuneration, copies of certificates, names of at least three professional referees and day time telephone contact.

    Applications should be received not later than Monday 11th October to: The Chairman, Kenya Coconut Development Authority, P.O BOX 84351-80100, Mombasa. E-mail: chairman [at] kcda.go.ke