Kenya National Trading Corporation Managing Director Jobs

Kenya National Trading Corporation Managing Director Jobs

Job Profile:

  • The incumbent shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for the day to day management and
    administration of all the activities and affairs of the Corporation.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring implementation of the Board of Directors’ decisions;

  • Overseeing the development, implementation and review of the Corporation’s long term strategies, business plans, annual operating budgets;

  • Providing leadership and strategic direction (formulation, implementation and evaluation) in
    accordance with the Corporation’s vision, mission, goals and standards;

  • Ensuring that all financial and non-financial resources of the Corporation are effectively and
    efficiently managed;

  • Maintaining financial controls, prudent procedures, adequate records, and accountability
    standards that meet requirements of state corporations, the funding partners and other
    collaborating agencies;

  • Providing strategic leadership in Corporation’s programme, work and operations;

  • Ensuring close partner and collaborative relationships between the Corporation and government or private sector;

  • Fast track the implementation of the staff and the corporate performance Contract;

  • Provide advice to the Board on all matters related to commercial activities, the emerging
    trends and new market ventures;

  • Facilitating marketing functions;

  • Ensuring KNTC complies with relevant legislations;

  • Ensuring continual improvement in the quality and value of services and products provided by
    the Corporation;

  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes implementation of ethical and good corporate
    governance practices.

  • Providing effective links between the Corporation and stakeholders locally as well as

  • Serve as the link between the Board of Directors and the members of staff;

  • Being the Corporation’s accounting officer for all matters appertaining to running of the
    affairs of the Corporation;

  • Transacting, managing and making decisions which may be necessary in the conduct of Corporation’s business; and

  • Directing, managing and developing staff including: hiring, orientation, training, counseling
    and evaluation and support them in their professional and personal development and approve termination from the Corporation’s service.

    Person Specifications:

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • A minimum period of fifteen (15) years work experience in a busy commercial environment.

  • At least six (6) years relevant work experience in Senior Management.

  • Bachelors Degree in any of
    the following disciplines: - Business Administration, Commerce,
    Marketing, Human Resource, Public Relations, Economics, Finance or equivalent
    qualification from a recognized Institution;

  • Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Business Administration, Commerce,
    Marketing, Human Resource, Public Relations, Economics, Finance or equivalent
    qualification from a recognized Institution;

  • Be a member of a professional body where applicable;

  • Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative, and professional competence in work performance
    and results; and

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

  • Exhibited a thorough understanding of public sector institutions, national goals, policies,
    objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of KNTC Function

    Key Competencies and Skills:

    In addition, an officer must demonstrate;-

  • Strategic in mindset with an eye for detail and sense of corporate focus

  • Transformational manager with energy and creativity to turn around the organization and
    positively impact the stakeholders

  • Exposure to high level institutional partnership, collaboration and networking roles

  • Experience in competitive set ups with significant distribution and stock costing

  • Good administrative and coordination skills

  • Ability to manage and sustain high cost center performance, compliance and performance standards

  • Familiarity with Government financial, operational and development plans and vision 2030

  • Understanding of trade policies and regulations in a trading environment

  • Business development skills

  • Interpersonal, Communication, Negotiation and Analytical skills;

  • Pro-activeness and ability to work under pressure;

  • Managerial, supervisory and Leadership skills;

  • Decision making and problem solving skills;

  • Professionalism; Ethical and Team skills

    How to Apply

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