NTSA Director - Registration and Licensing - Jobs in Kenya

NTSA Director - Registration and Licensing - Jobs in Kenya

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) is a State Corporation established through an Act of Parliament; Act Number 33 of 26th October, 2012.

The Authority is mandated with effectively managing the road transport sub-sector and
minimizing road traffic accidents and loss of lives resulting therefrom.

Pursuant to this mandate, the Authority seeks to recruit highly motivated and
results oriented candidates to fill the under mentioned positions:

Director, Registration and Licensing
Ref: Ntsa/03/2019/01

The Director, Registration and Licensing will be part of the NTSA’s Senior Management team and shall report to the Director General.

The jobholder will oversee registration of motor vehicles/motor cycles, licensing, compliance and registration and licensing policy development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of the directorate staff by ensuring an effective and motivated team;
  • Ensure continuous improvement of the business processes and controls in the Directorate;
  • Develop mechanisms for corporate consultation, increase public participation and involvement in Authority’s policies and programs;
  • Generate revenue for the Authority;
  • Participate in the development and review of the Authority’s Strategic Plan;
  • Develop work plans and budgets for the Directorate;
  • Oversee the execution of approved directorate work plans and budgets;
  • Oversee performance management in the Directorate;
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the directorate;
  • Prepare Board and Management Papers for approval;
  • Identify training needs for the personnel in the Directorate;
  • Participate in the recruitment of staff and leave management within the Directorate;
  • Identify procurement needs for the directorate;
  • Mentor and coach directorate staff; and
  • Participate in various committees in the Authority upon appointment.

    Technical Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Oversee registration of all motor vehicles and motorcycles in Kenya;
  • Oversee transfer of motor vehicles in Kenya;
  • Oversee issuance of motor vehicle records and placing of caveats;
  • Oversee coordination of activities of all motorcycle dealers in Kenya;
  • Oversee and coordinate licensing of all drivers;
  • Oversee licensing of all public service vehicles operating in the country;
  • Oversee licensing of motor vehicle dealers both new and used;
  • Licensing of driving schools;
  • Oversee licensing of tour vehicles;
  • Oversee licensing of commercial vehicles;
  • Coordinate compliance of PSV Regulations to ensure safety on the roads;
  • Oversee licensing and issuance of PSV license and badges to drivers and
  • Coordinate sensitization of stakeholders in the industry;
  • Propose and advice on policy formulation within the public transport sector;
  • Address public enquiries and complaints related to motor vehicle registration
    and licensing.

    Policy Development
  • Develop, review and implement regulations, internal policies and procedures.
  • Propose and advise on policy formulation within the public transport sector;

    Key Qualifications and Experience:
  • To be appointed to this role, the successful candidate must be a Kenyan citizen and
    must possess the following key requirements:-
  • At least fifteen (15) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which must
    have been at a senior management position in a large organization;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social
    Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Transport Management or a related field from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Economics, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Transport Management or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in Urban Transport Management and Planning from a recognized
    institution is an added advantage;
  • Attended Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a
    recognized institution;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Proven experience in developing and reviewing policies and strategies in
    collaboration with diverse teams;
  • Membership of a relevant professional body will be an added advantage;
  • Working experience and knowledge of transport sector will be an added
  • Been trained or have a demonstrable understanding in corporate

    Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent strategic leadership skills particularly in strategy execution,
    monitoring and evaluation;
  • Highly accountable in decision making and of integrity;
  • Demonstrable commercial experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking abilities;
  • Excellent people management, organizational, reporting and stakeholder management skills;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environments with
    sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Negotiation and analytical skills; and
  • Strong written and oral communication

    How to Apply
  • Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfill the requirements
    of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Candidates must therefore, obtain and
    submit the following documents together with their applications:
  • Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID);
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and
  • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
  • Qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the job Ref. No. on both
    the application and envelope to the address below, enclosing CVs with full details of
    educational background and professional qualifications.
  • The application should also
    have copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and the National ID.
  • Applications may be deposited at the Authority’s Head Office, Hill Park Plaza,
    Ground Floor, Upper Hill Road, Nairobi in the application box or posted to;
  • The Director General
  • National Transport and Safety Authority
  • Hill Park Plaza, Upper Hill Road
  • P.O. Box, 3602 -00506
  • Nairobi.
  • All applications should be received not later than 5:00pm on Friday, 5th April, 2019.
  • NTSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.
    Youth, Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Please note
    that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
  • Any form of canvassing shall lead
    to automatic disqualification
  • For more information and job application details, see; NTSA Director - Registration and Licensing - Jobs in Kenya

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