Kenya Trade Network Agency Manager Tradenet & Value Add Services Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Trade Network Agency Manager Tradenet & Value Add Services Jobs in Kenya

  • The Kenya Trade Network Agency (KenTrade) is a State Corporation under the National Treasury whose mandate is to implement, operationalize and manage the Kenya National Electronic Single Window System (Kenya TradeNet System) as well as Trade Facilitation.

  • To fulfil our mandate, we wish to engage suitably qualified candidates who meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Kenya Constitution for the following positions;

    Manager Tradenet & Value Add Services

    Purpose for the Job

    The purpose of the job is to manage: -

  • The operations of the TradeNet System (Kenya Electronic Single Window System) as a Trade Facilitation tool and to continuously thereafter maintain and expand the use of the SWS in the country through bringing more stakeholders into use of the system;

  • The operations of the Kenya Trade Information Portal (E-Trade portal);

  • The operations of the various Value Add systems that will be implemented by the Agency.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing and coordinating the operations of the electronic single window system in Kenya and ensure the business processes meet international practices including the linkage between the external stakeholder systems and the singe window system;

  • Overseeing and coordinating the operations of the Kenya Trade Information Portal and ensure the system is optimally maintained. Ensure the procedures
    and content is up to date and meets user needs;

  • Overseeing and coordinating the operations of Value add systems implemented by Kentrade and that these operate optimally as envisaged;

  • Act as the key liaison to ensure the support of users of the systems for external clients;

  • Liaise with government agencies using the various Agency systems to ensure content is availed and systems data is retained as up to date;

  • Ensure the optimal support of system users as second line support for issues raised by the Contact Centre;

  • Overseeing and coordinating the development and monitoring of the annual operating and capital
    budgets for the operations division;

  • Providing overall leadership and drive towards a culture of innovation and creativity in seeking ICT solutions to organizational challenges and in business processes to facilitate efficient and effective trade transactions;

  • Oversee the contract management and liaison with vendors for the single window and other projects;

  • Preparation of Board Papers on trade facilitation, matters and attending board meetings;

  • Responsible for the operations of all Trade systems in the agency;

  • Ensure continuous review of the business to ensure use of the single window system and other value add systems as trade tools.

  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job role.

    Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in a social sciences or any relevant field;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a social sciences or any relevant field;

  • A post graduate diploma in ICT, shipping, clearing & forwarding, supply logistics;

  • Certificate in computer applications;

  • Experience in trade facilitation, transport logistics, Economics;

  • Knowledge of international conventions/agreements such as World Trade
    Organisation, EAC Protocols, etc;

  • Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than 4 weeks;

  • Membership to a relevant professional body;

  • Experience of not less than nine (9) years, four (4) of which should be in a management position;

  • Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Trade Network Agency Manager Tradenet & Value Add Services Jobs in Kenya

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