Government Jobs in Kenya – KLDC 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Kenya – KLDC 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Kenya Leather Development Council (KLDC) is a State
Corporation established by the Government of Kenya under the Kenya Leather
Development Council Order, 2011 (Legal Notice No. 114 of 9th September, 2011),
under the State Corporations Act (Cap. 446), Laws of Kenya, to provide
leadership and policy direction in regulation, production, processing and
marketing in leather industry so as to promote equitable development and
poverty reduction.

Pursuant to this objective, the Council is seeking to
recruit qualified officers for the position of:
MANAGER, PROMOTIONS & MARKETING, JOB
GRADE KLDC 3 (1 Position)

Job Ref No.: KLDC/003/2020

  • Initiate
    development and review of promotion and marketing leather policies,
    standards and
  • Develop
    and implement promotion and market programmes.
  • Collaborate
    with stakeholders for optimal facilitation of business in leather sector
  • Conduct
    market research to identify new markets, emerging demands and customer
    preferences
  • Assess
    the impact of promotion and marketing on MSMES productivity
  • Promote
    product development and branding
  • Promote
    market linkages and access.
  • Market
    leather parks and centres to attract investment.
  • Demonstrate
    competence in work performance.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
  • Have
    a minimum period of six (6) years relevant work experience, three (3) of
    which should be in a management position in the Public Service or Private
  • Have
    Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Leather
    Technology, Leather Science, Animal Science, Manufacture Science,Material
    Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized
  • Possession
    of a Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Leather
    Technology, Leather Science, Animal Science, Manufacture Science, Material
    Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution is an
    added advantage.
  • Have
    a certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    from a recognized institution.
  • Professional
    qualification and membership to a professional body, where applicable.
  • Be
    proficient in computer applications.
  • Fulfill
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Demonstrate
    competence in work performance.
MANAGER, HUMAN RESOURCE &
ADMINISTRATION, JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 position) Job Ref No.: KLDC/002/2020
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
  • Forecasting
    and planning on human resource needs of the
  • Initiating
    best practices in the management of human resource function.
  • Championing
    change management programmes in the Council
  • Managing
    succession plans of the Council
  • Monitoring
    and evaluating the effectiveness of training and development
  • Leading
    the Council in formulating and implementing efficient Performance
    Management
  • Formulating
    and reviewing administrative policies, strategies, procedures and systems
  • Managing
    service contracts and service level agreements for outsourced services
  • Forecasting
    Council’s needs for equipment, security and cleaning services
  • Overseeing
    the process of acquiring new service providers related to all outsourced
    services falling under administration
  • Coordinating
    renewal of general insurance covers for vehicles, buildings and equipment.
  • Ensuring
    efficient provision of transport, security and cleaning services in the
  • Safeguarding
    the Council’s assets
  • Facilitating
    Board and staff functions
  • Facilitating
    travel clearance, visas and other necessary travel documents for the Board
    of Directors and all staff travelling out of the Country on official
  • Initiating
    the identification and acquisition of the Council’s assets for repair,
    maintenance and disposal.
  • Developing
    budget plans for Administration section.
  • Overseeing
    the provision of efficient records management and information services in
    the Council.
  • Coordinating
    the preparation of periodic progress reports.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –
  • Have
    a minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience, at least
    three (3) of which should be in a management position in the Public
    Service or Private Sector
  • Have
    a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public
    Administration, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Human
    Resource Development, Industrial Relations or its qualifications from a
    recognized institution.
  • Have
    a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public
    Administration, Business Administration or its qualifications from a
    recognized institution and Diploma in any of the following disciplines:-
    Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial
    Relations, Business Administration or any equivalent qualifications from a
    recognized institution;
  • Possession
    of a Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public
    Administration, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Human
    Resource Development, Industrial Relations or its qualifications from a
    recognized institution is an added advantage.
  • Have
    a certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    from a recognized institution.
  • Be a
    Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management
  • Be
    proficient in computer applications.
  • Fulfill
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
MANAGER, QUALITY ASSURANCE AND
COMPLIANCE, JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 position) Job Ref No.: KLDC/001/2020
Duties and Responsibilities will entail:
  • Inspection
    and verification of leather and related products imports and exports;
  • Initiate
    development and review of leather standards and guidelines;
  • Initiate
    the development, review and implementation of leather standards in the
    sector in collaboration with KEBs and other stakeholders;
  • Registration
    of     leather    
    industry     players,    
    (Tanneries,      exporters/importers,
    manufacturers, accessories chemical suppliers and service providers);
  • Monitor
    quality of raw materials and inputs;
  • Carry
    out capacity building/training in leather value chain;
  • Participate
    in development and revision of training curriculum and materials;
  • Inspection,
    verification and certification of imports and exports (impex);
  • Develop
    and implement quality assurance management system; and
  • Ensure
    appropriate environmental management systems are in
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • A
    minimum period of six (6) years relevant work experience, three (3) of
    which should be in a management position in the Public Service or Private
  • Have
    a Bachelor’s Degree in leather related field from a recognized
  • Possession
    of a Masters Degree in leather related field is an added
  • Have
    a certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    from a recognized
  • Professional
    qualification and membership to a professional body, where
  • Be
    proficient in computer
  • Fulfill
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.
  • Demonstrate
    competence in work performance.
Interested candidates are expected to fulfill the
requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they
must obtain and submit with their application, copies of the following:
  •  Certificate
    of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • Clearance/Compliance
    Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB
  • Tax
    Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Clearance
    from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance
    from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Suitably qualified candidates are advised to download and
complete the Candidates’ Profile and Application Form (from the ‘Vacancies’
section at www.leathercouncil.go.ke)
indicating the Job Reference Number on the Job Application Form and send
to kldc.jobadverts@gmail.com attaching
certified copies of academic certificates and professional qualifications and
National ID. Hand-delivered application can also be dropped at the Council’s
Reception Desk located at CPA Centre, 5th Floor, Thika Road, next to KCA
University.
Applications should be received not later than 5.00 pm,
on 10th February, 2020
. Kenya Leather Development Council is an
equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women,
Youth, Persons with disabilities and those from marginalized communities and
minority groups are encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Detailed job description and specifications for the
advertised positions and the job application form may be found on our
website www.leathercouncil.go.ke

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