TradeMark East Africa Transport Director - Logistics Jobs in Kenya

TradeMark East Africa Transport Director - Logistics Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) is an aid-for-trade organisation that was established with the aim of growing prosperity in East Africa through increased trade.

TMEA operates on a not-for-profit basis and is funded by the development agencies of the following countries: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, European Union, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom, and United States of America.

TMEA works closely with East African Community (EAC) institutions, national governments, the private sector and civil society organisations.
TMEA, with an annual expenditure of around US 100 million, is now the leading aid-for-trade facility in the world.

TMEA has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya with vibrant and successful operations in EAC (Arusha), Burundi (Bujumbura), Democratic Republic of Congo (Bukavu), Ethiopia and the Horn (Addis Ababa & Hargeisa), Rwanda (Kigali), South Sudan (Juba), Tanzania (Dar es salaam) and Uganda (Kampala).

The first phase of TMEA delivered exceptional results which directly contributed to substantial gains in East Africa's trade and regional integration environment in terms of reduced transit times, improved border efficiency, and reduced barriers to trade.

We are now in the second phase and we aim to deliver even more large-scale impact to maximise the potential benefits of aid for-trade interventions which lead to sustainable and inclusive prosperity through job creation, poverty reduction and enhanced economic welfare.

TMEA is now expanding its trade facilitation programme and launching operations in Malawi. To find out more, please visit our website www.trademarkea.com .

Job Responsibilities

  • The Transport Director, Logistics will have the overall responsibility for directing and monitoring TMEA works streams related to developing logistics systems and services with a special emphasis on ports in line with TMEA project documents and the Theory of Change (TOC).
  • S/he will ensure that the work is mainstreamed across all aspects of TMEA's work and clearly linked to organisational objectives at both the national and regional levels.

    Job Qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree with at least 12 years of relevant working experience OR a post graduate degree with at least 10 years of relevant working experience.
  • In addition, s/he will have at least five years of relevant leadership and management experience, and a minimum of 10 years' demonstrable experience in:
  • Policy analysis and administration; (ii) implementing logistics projects aimed at reducing logistics costs and encouraging investment; and
  • Project cycle management in consulting firms or multilateral providing technical assistance to governments and private organisations.

    How to Apply
  • The detailed job profiles for these posts can be accessed on our website www.trademarkea.com
    These positions are available on contract to 30 June 2023 with the possibility of renewal.
  • Please apply online through http://www.trademarkea.com/work-with-us/ by Friday, 15th November 2019, 5.00pm Kenyan time.
  • Attach your cover letter and detailed CV, including details of your qualifications, experience, and present position.
  • Your application should also include a working email address, daytime telephone contacts, and names and contact details of three referees.
  • Interviews will be conducted in January/February 2020.
  • Please note that we will only consider applications received on-line through the link provided above.
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
  • We reserve the right to accept or reject any application.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Qualified women and persons living with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; TradeMark East Africa Transport Director - Logistics Jobs in Kenya

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