Government Jobs in Nairobi – The Kenya Dairy Board 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Nairobi – The Kenya Dairy Board 2020
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Position: Chemical Laboratory Technologist

Kenya Dairy Board is a State Corporation established in
1958, under the Dairy Industry Act Cap. 336 Laws of Kenya. The Board is charged
with the responsibility to regulate, promote and develop the dairy industry and
to ensure the adoption of measures and practices designed to promote greatest
efficiency in the dairy industry.
The Board is seeking to offer opportunities to qualified professionals who are
focused, organised and result oriented in the following position:

  • Prepare,
    sample, receive or collect, process, analyze and dispose samples in
    accordance with the laid down regulations
  •  Prepare
    and disseminate analytical reports of sampled products
  •  Prepare
    and manage reagents and consumables in accordance with the specific test
    methods
  •  Perform
    routine and non-routine tests analyses using the appropriate technical
    equipment and instruments
  • Calculate
    test results, and log and report results using a computer
  •  Perform
    quality control and calibrate equipment if necessary
  •  Maintain
    equipment in proper working order and maintain a clean work area
  •  Organizing
    and storing all laboratory inventories according to safety instructions.
  •  Prepare
    and disseminate management reports, reviews and summaries
  •  Manage
    laboratory inventory system including ordering and maintaining stocks and
    resources.
  • Have
    a minimum period of three (3) years relevant experience;
  •  Have
    a Diploma certificate in Chemical Analysis or its equivalent qualification
    from a recognized institution;
  • Supervisory
    course lasting not less than two weeks;
  • Have
    proficiency in computer applications;
  • Fulfil
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Show
    merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  •  Independence
  •  Meticulous
    attention to detail
  •  Excellent
    written and oral communication skills
  •  Good
    team working skills
  •  Analytical
    skills
Position: Regulatory Services Director
Kenya Dairy Board is a State Corporation established in 1958,
under the Dairy Industry Act Cap. 336 Laws of Kenya. The Board is charged with
the responsibility to regulate, promote and develop the dairy industry and to
ensure the adoption of measures and practices designed to promote greatest
efficiency in the dairy industry.
The Board is seeking to offer opportunities to qualified professionals who are
focused, organised and
result oriented in the following position:
  •  Implement
    the Board’s policies, strategies and procedures;
  • Develop
    and enforce dairy policies, regulations and standards;
  •  Ensure
    consumer safety and protection through market surveillance on quality and
    safety of dairy produce;
  •  Develop
    and Implement measures for traceability of Dairy produce;
  •  Oversee
    Licensing of milk handling premises and facilities to enable enterprise
    development;
  • Oversee
    the registration and licensing of dairy managers in dairy processing
    facilities;
  • Provide
    dairy industry information, statistics and other relevant data for
    planning and decision making
  •  Carry
    out investigations and providing intelligence reports;
  • Oversee
    the provision of laboratory services to the industry for quality and
    safety assessment of marketed dairy produce; and
  •  Provide
    advisory services to stakeholders.
  •  Have
    a minimum period ten (15) years relevant work experience and at least five
    (5) years in a management role in comparable position in the Public
    Service or in the Private Sector;
  •  Have
    a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: – Dairy Technology, Food
    Science and Technology, Public Health, Veterinary Science, Animal Science
    or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  •  Have
    a Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Dairy Technology, Food
    Science and Technology, Public Health, Veterinary Science, Animal Science,
    Project Management, Economics, Statistics or other relevant and equivalent
    qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Leadership
    course lasting not less four (4) weeks;
  •  Demonstrate
    merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  •  Be
    proficient in computer applications; and
  •  Fulfilled
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Strategy
    formulation and execution
  • Excellent
    communication skills oral and written
  •  Very
    strong interpersonal skills
  •  High
    standards of integrity, with a clean track record
  •  Ability
    to influence
  •  Strong
    Business acumen
  • Good
    organizational and planning skills
  •  Highly
    organized with ability to multitask.
  •  Assertive,
    proactive and diligent with commitment to high standards of service
    delivery
  • Creative
    and innovative, with a forward thinking approach
  •  Ability
    to prioritize, organize own workload and manage projects to completion
  •  Ability
    to work well under pressure and within tight time constraints
  • Knowledge
    of the country relevant legislation.
Position: Laboratory Technician
Reports to: Laboratory Services Manager
Kenya Dairy Board is a State Corporation established in 1958,
under the Dairy Industry Act Cap. 336 Laws of Kenya. The Board is charged with
the responsibility to regulate, promote and develop the dairy industry and to
ensure the adoption of measures and practices designed to promote greatest
efficiency in the dairy industry.
The Board is seeking to offer opportunities to qualified professionals who are
focused, organised and result oriented in the following position:
  •  Receiving,
    store and prepare samples;
  •  Preforming
    cleaning duties;
  •  Assisting
    in sorting and disposal of laboratory waste;
  •  Assisting
    in sampling and carrying out tests; and
  • Assisting
    in data collection and entry.
  • Have
    a Certificate in Chemical Analysis, Microbiology or its equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution;
  •  Have
    proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfil
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  •  Independence
  •  Meticulous
    attention to detail
  •  Excellent
    written and oral communication skills
  •  Good
    team working skills
  •  Analytical
    skills
Position: Microbiology Lab Technologist
Kenya Dairy Board is a State Corporation established in 1958,
under the Dairy Industry Act Cap. 336 Laws of Kenya. The Board is charged with
the responsibility to regulate, promote and develop the dairy industry and to
ensure the adoption of measures and practices designed to promote greatest
efficiency in the dairy industry.
The Board is seeking to offer opportunities to qualified
professionals who are focused, organised
and result oriented.
  •  Prepare,
    sample, receive or collect, process, analyze and dispose samples in
    accordance with the laid down regulations
  •  Prepare
    and disseminate analytical reports of sampled products
  •  Prepare
    and manage reagents and consumables in accordance with the specific test
    methods
  •  Perform
    routine and non-routine tests analyses using the appropriate technical
    equipment and instruments
  •  Calculate
    test results, and log and report results using a computer
  •  Perform
    quality control and calibrate equipment if necessary
  •  Maintain
    equipment in proper working order and maintain a clean work area
  •  Organizing
    and storing all laboratory inventories according to safety instructions.
  •  Prepare
    and disseminate management reports, reviews and summaries
  • Manage
    laboratory inventory system including ordering and maintaining stocks and
    resources.
  •  Have
    a minimum period of three (3) years relevant experience;
  •  Have
    a Diploma certificate in Microbiology or its equivalent qualification from
    a recognized institution;
  •  Supervisory
    course lasting not less than two weeks;
  • Have
    proficiency in computer applications;
  •  Fulfil
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  •  Show
    merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  •  Independence
  • Meticulous
    attention to detail
  •  Excellent
    written and oral communication skills
  • Good
    team working skills
  •  Analytical
    skills
Application accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic
qualifications, email addresses, day telephone contacts as well as copies of
relevant certificates, testimonials, national identification card are invited
from persons qualified for the above positions. The applicants should also
provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of a least two referees
who are knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization. The
applicant should request their referees to submit their references directly to
the undersigned. Application and referees confidential report on the
applicant’s suitability for the job should only be submitted online via email
on or before midnight of 18th February 2020 to 
recruit@kdb.co.ke
addressed to:

The Managing Director,
Kenya Dairy Board,
Headquarter Office,
NSSF Building, Block “A”, Eastern Wing 10th Floor
P.O Box 30406-00100,
NAIROBI

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