Lake Basin Development Authority Chief Manager Commercial Services - Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority Chief Manager Commercial Services - Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority is a regional development authority established by an act of
parliament cap 442 of the laws of Kenya and is mandated to spearhead development within the Lake
Victoria basin and its catchment regions, with a view to fostering integrated sustainable economic
development and empowering communities of the region.

In view of this and as part of fulfilling our mandate, the following positions on a three (3) year renewable contract terms are open for application from qualified candidates.

  • Chief Manager- Commercial Services

    Description of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provision of strategic leadership to a professional team of staff in the commercial
    services arms of the Authority
  • Development and implementation of commercial strategies according to LBDA strategic
    goals and objectives aiming to accelerate growth and expansion of activities geared
    towards organization sustainability and contributions to exchequer funding.
  • Conducting market research and analysis to support the creation of detailed business
    plans on commercial opportunities (expansion, business development etc.)
  • Development and implementation of robust and effective marketing strategies of the
    company products
  • Understanding the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being
    met in the Authority’s commercial decisions in an outcome result oriented and timely
    manner to achieve the set goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.
  • Initiate, develop and implement long term strategies, business plans/proposals and
    annual budgets.
  • Implement sound and prudent financial practices, accountability as well as be the
    principal custodian of the commercial wings of LBDA’s assets in those specific entities.
  • Ensure control and adequate supervision of staff of the commercial wing entities in the
    matters of administration and leadership and that appropriate management structures
    and policies are developed and implemented.
  • Maintain conducive work environment and strategies for attracting, retaining and
    motivating employees in the Commercial
    services entities.

    Required Qualifications & Experience
  • Master’s degree in Agriculture, Business Administration, Strategic Management or any
    other related field from a recognized University.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in senior management position.
  • Ability to work in high-pressure, deadline driven environment
  • Outstanding leaderships skills and ability to delegate responsibilities effectively
  • Exceptional communication and reporting skills
  • Should demonstrate clear understanding of the role of Regional Development in line
    with vision 2030 and the constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and
    photocopies of all testimonials stating current position, remuneration, contact telephone
    numbers, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees to reach us on or before 9th
    April 2019.

    Applicants must also submit clearance certificates from the following:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and anti-corruption commission
  • National Police Service
  • Credit Reference Bureau

    Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective job reference number clearly
    marked to:
    The Managing Director
    Lake Basin Development Authority
    P.O Box 1516-40100

  • Soft copies should be sent by email to
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Lake Basin Development Authority is an equal opportunity employer
  • For more information and job application details, see; Lake Basin Development Authority Chief Manager Commercial Services - Jobs in Kenya

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