Kenya Leather Development Council Director (Technical Services) Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Leather Development Council Director (Technical Services) Jobs in Kenya

Job Descriptions

Reports to the CEO in all matters related to technical issues in the Council.

The specific duties will entail coordinating:-

  • The development and review of leather sector policies, standards and guidelines.
  • The establishment and management of Leather Parks and Training Centres (Centres of
    Excellence).
  • Identification and recruiting MSMEs to be trained in production of leather and leather
    products.
  • The development and review of training curriculum and materials.
  • The assessment of impact of training on MSMEs productivity.
  • The development and review of standards in the leather sector in collaboration with KEBS.
  • Promotion, innovation, product development and branding.
  • Collaboration with County Governments and other Agencies on hides and skins
    quality improvement.
  • The registration of leather sector players, (Tanneries, exporters/importers, manufacturers, accessories, chemical suppliers and service providers).
  • The inspection and verification of leather and related products’ imports and exports.
  • The promotion of market linkages and access.
  • The marketing of leather parks and centres to attract investment.
  • Environmental compliance in collaboration with stakeholders.

    Job Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must;

  • Have a minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience, five (5) of
    which should be in a management position.
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in leather related field from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Masters Degree in leather related field from a recognized institution
    is an added advantage.
  • Be a member of a professional body, where applicable
  • Have a certificate in Leadership course from a recognized institution.
  • Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Demonstrate competence in work performance.

    In addition to the above, an officer must have the following personal qualities:

  • Ability to articulate and implement the Council’s Mandate.
  • Sound management skills.
  • Leadership and communication skills.
  • Appreciation and application of technology in the work environment.
  • Self-driven and results oriented.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application, copies of the following:
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Suitably qualified candidates are advised to download and complete the Candidates’ Profile and
    Application Form (from the ‘Vacancies’ section at www.leathercouncil.go.ke) indicating the Job
  • Reference Number on the Job Application Form and send to kldc.jobadverts@gmail.com
    attaching certified copies of academic certificates and professional qualifications and National
  • ID. Hand-delivered application can also be dropped at the Council’s Reception Desk located at
    CPA Centre, 5th Floor, Thika Road, next to KCA University.
  • Applications should be received not later than 5.00 pm, on 26th August, 2019.
  • Kenya Leather Development Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.
  • Women, Youth, Persons with disabilities and those from marginalized communities and
    minority groups are encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Detailed job description and specifications for the advertised positions and the job application form may be found on our website www.leathercouncil.go.ke
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Leather Development Council Director (Technical Services) Jobs in Kenya

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