Kenya Bureau of Standards Director - Standards Development and Trade - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Bureau of Standards Director - Standards Development and Trade - Jobs in Kenya


Job Role

  • Providing strategic leadership in regional and international standardization, education in standardization and system certification activities;
  • Overseeing the management of standards development, education in standardization and system certification processes by providing strategic leadership and resources;
  • Guiding prioritization of requests for development of standards through analysis of requests in Standards Projects Committee (SPC) meetings;
  • Coordinating the preparation of the documents required for the presentation of final draft Kenya standards to the National Standards Council for approval as Kenya standards;
  • Coordinating requests for review, development and dissemination of standards by reviewing and allocating received requests to line managers;
  • Preparing and submit all monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
  • Developing work plans, budgets and managing resources.

    Job Grade

  • KS 2

    Qualifications and Experience

  • KCSE C+ and above;
  • Recognized Bachelor's degree in related field;
  • Recognized relevant Master's degree;
  • Professional qualification and membership where applicable;
  • A minimum period of twelve (12) years on relevant work with at least eight (8) years experience in a senior managerial capacity;
  • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Leadership course
    lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Project management from a recognized institution;
  • Quality Management best practices (Lead Auditor/Assessor);
  • Demonstrated competence in work performance;
  • Fulfilling the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online.
  • All Applications must be received on or before 21st September, 2018 at 5:00PM.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be required to submit their HELB, KRA, EACC, Credit Reference and Good Conduct certificates.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • NB: Any academic certificate acquired from foreign Institutions MUST be accompanied with a recognition certificate from Commission of University Education (CUE), Kenya.
  • Qualified registered persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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