Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Director - Weights & Measures Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Director - Weights & Measures Jobs in Kenya


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Served for a minimum period of ten (10) years, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Assistant Director, Weights and Measures, CSG 7 and above or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service or private sector;

  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Mathematics, Law, Legal Metrology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Instrumentation, Engineering (Mechanical /Electrical/Electronics), Micro-processors or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya;

  • A Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines: Instrumentation, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Law, Engineering Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics), Micro-processors, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya; and

  • Demonstrated professional competence administration and management of weights and measures activities

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be the head of the Department and will be responsible to the Principal Secretary for the overall management and administration of the Weights and Measures Act (Cap 513) and the Trade Description Act (Cap 505) and the subsidiary legislations
    made under them; interpretation, application implications and review of these laws. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Spearheading the formulation, implementation and review of policies and programmes relating to consumer protection and weighing and measuring equipment used in connection with trade, human and animal health, safety and the protection of the environment;

  • Ensuring acquisition, custody and maintenance of Kenya Primary Standards and Kenya Primary Reference Standards;

  • Approval of new patterns of weighing and measuring equipment; and

  • Review of existing legislation and procedures in liaison with national, regional and international bodies/institutions and other stakeholders on matter relating to legal metrology.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development Director - Weights & Measures Jobs in Kenya


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