NTSA Director - Road Safety - Jobs in Kenya

NTSA Director - Road Safety - Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Director General, the job holder will be responsible for promoting
safe motoring culture in Kenya by providing strategic leadership and direction in
formulation, implementation and enforcement of road safety prevention and mitigation policies and programmes in line with the Authority’s Strategic Plan.

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;
  • 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
  • Lead in development and implementation of road safety policies and strategies in line with NTSA’s Vision, Mission and Mandate;
  • Coordinate the development, promotion and implementation of them Authority’s strategic working documents including Road Safety Action Plan as well as operational plans;
  • Advise on long-term road safety strategic plans and establish effective internal monitoring and control systems and procedures to ensure realization of the Authority’s road safety strategic goals;
  • Build partnerships with other road safety agencies, governmental,international and national organizations and coordinate the road safety
    resource mobilization efforts;
  • Coordinate the development of a functioning Road Safety Crash Data System in the country;
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation framework to check the progress of implementation of road safety action plans both at the national and county level and make appropriate corrective measures;
  • Support the design, planning, execution and monitoring of the overall road safety strategic plan with the objective of making Kenyan roads safe;
  • Initiate and coordinate road safety research, audit and awareness programmes;
  • Coordinate the Transport and Safety Committees at the County level;
  • Propose effective road safety programmes and interventions on speeding, drunk driving, pedestrian safety, and general compliance;
  • Seek and build sustainable, mutually beneficial and collaborative relationships and networks with all stakeholders in road transport sub-sector; and
  • Coordinate all the agencies involved in road safety programmes.
  • 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, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Law, Engineering or a related field from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Law, Engineering or a related field from a
    recognized institution;
  • Attended Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of Road safety or involvement in Road Safety matters.
  • Proven ability to develop policies and strategies in collaboration with diverse
    teams;
  • Exemplary leadership & administrative skills;
  • Visionary, transformative and result-oriented strategic thinker;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity;
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and lobbying skills; and
  • Ability to drive change and innovation.
    Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent strategic leadership skills particularly in strategy execution,monitoring and evaluation;
  • Highly accountable in decision making and of integrity;
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking abilities;
  • Excellent 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 - Road Safety - Jobs in Kenya

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