Massive Recruitment by KLDC (Many Vacancies) 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Massive Recruitment by KLDC (Many Vacancies) 2019
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Director (Technical Services)


JOB GRADE KLDC 2 (1 position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/001/2019
Reports to the CEO in all matters related to technical issues in
the Council.

The specific duties will entail coordinating:-

·        
The development and review of leather
sector policies, standards and guidelines.
·        
The establishment and management of
Leather Parks and Training Centres (Centres of Excellence).
·        
Identification and recruiting MSMEs
to be trained in production of leather and leather products.
·        
The development and review of
training curriculum and materials.
·        
The assessment of impact of training
on MSMEs productivity.
·        
The development and review of
standards in the leather sector in collaboration with KEBS.
·        
Promotion, innovation, product
development and branding.
·        
Collaboration with County Governments
and other Agencies on hides and skins quality improvement.
·        
The registration of leather sector
players, (Tanneries, exporters/importers, manufacturers, accessories, chemical
suppliers and service providers).
·        
The inspection and verification of
leather and related products’ imports and exports.
·        
The promotion of market linkages and
access.
·        
The marketing of leather parks and
centres to attract investment.
·        
Environmental compliance in
collaboration with stakeholders.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must;
·        
Have a minimum period of twelve (12)
years relevant work experience, five (5) of which should be in a management
position.
·        
Have a Bachelors Degree in leather
related field from a recognized institution.
·        
Possession of a Masters Degree in
leather related field from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
·        
Be a member of a professional body,
where applicable
·        
Have a certificate in Leadership
course from a recognized institution.
·        
Be proficient in computer
applications.
·        
Fulfil the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
In addition to the above, an officer must have the following
personal qualities:
·        
Ability to articulate and implement
the Council’s Mandate.
·        
Sound management skills.
·        
Leadership and communication skills.
·        
Appreciation and application of
technology in the work environment.
·        
Self-driven and results oriented.
JOB GRADE KLDC 2 (1 position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/002/2019
Reports to the CEO in all matters related to Corporate Services
in the Council.
The specific duties will entail:-
·        
Overseeing the forecasting and
planning of Human Resource and Administration, Corporate Communications and ICT
needs.
·        
Overseeing the implementation of
human resource and ICT regulations and circulars as issued from time to time by
the Government.
·        
Overseeing the realization of the
Council’s Strategic Objectives.
·        
Developing, reviewing and
implementing administrative policies, strategies and programmes within the
Council.
·        
Overseeing the overall
administration, planning, coordination and execution of all IT functions.
·        
Coordinating general administrative
services of the Council and prudent utilization of resources.
·        
Providing leadership in the human
resource and administration function of the Council.
·        
Spearheading change management
programmes in the Council.
·        
Superintend Enterprise Risk
Management (ERM) of the Directorate.
·        
Mentoring and coaching Directorate
staff.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must-:
·        
Have a Minimum of twelve (12) years
relevant work experience, five (5) of which should be in a management position
in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public
Administration, Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Finance, or any
other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·        
Possession of a Masters Degree in any
of the following: Public Administration, Business Administration, Commerce,
Accounting, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution is
an added advantage.
·        
Be a member in good standing of a
relevant professional body, where applicable.
·        
Have a certificate in Leadership
Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·        
Be proficient in computer
applications.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
In addition to the above, an officer must have the following
personal qualities:
·        
Ability to articulate and implement
the Council’s Mandate.
·        
Sound management skills.
·        
Leadership and communication skills.
·        
Appreciation and application of
technology in the work environment.
·        
Self-driven and results oriented
JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/003/2019
Duties and Responsibilities will entail:
·        
Carrying out training needs assessment
in leather value chain.
·        
Ensure the training Centres are
operational and well maintained.
·        
Carrying out the
identification/recruitment of MSMEs to be trained in production of leather and
leather products.
·        
Advising on development and revision
of training curriculum and materials.
·        
Coordinating trainings across the
Centres.
·        
Ensuring a register of trained MSMEs
is maintained.
·        
Coordinating follow up and assessment
of training impacts on MSMEs productivity.
·        
Ensuring appropriate environmental
management systems is in place.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
·        
A minimum period of ten (10) years
relevant work experience, three (3) of which should be in a management position
in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in leather
related field from a recognized institution.
·        
Possession of a Masters Degree in
leather related field 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
JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/004/2019
·        
Initiate development and review of
promotion and marketing leather policies, standards and guidelines.
·        
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.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
·        
Have a minimum period of ten (10)
years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should be in a management
position in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
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 institution.
·        
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.
JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/005/2019
An officer at this level will be deployed to carry out specific
duties related to the following areas:
·        
Initiate development and review of
leather parks and centres’ policies, standard and guidelines.
·        
Initiate the establishment and
management of leather parks and training centres’ (Centres of Excellence).
·        
Assess impack of leather parks and
centres on MSMEs productivity.
·        
Maintain a database of MSMEs in
leather parks and centres.
·        
Market leather parks and centres to
attract investment.
·        
Ensure environmental compliance in
collaboration with stakeholders.
·        
Facilitate the provision of shared
infrastructure within the parks and centres.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
·        
Have a minimum period of ten (10)
years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should be in a management
position in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
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 institution.
·        
Possession of a Masters 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.
JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/006/2019
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·        
Forecasting and planning on human
resource needs of the Council.
·        
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 programmes.
·        
Leading the Council in formulating
and implementing efficient Performance Management Systems.
·        
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 section.
·        
Coordinating renewal of general
insurance covers for vehicles, buildings and equipment.
·        
Ensuring efficient provision of
transport, security and cleaning services in the Council.
·        
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 duties.
·        
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.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/007/2019
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·        
Consolidating the budget and revised
budget as per guidelines issued.
·        
Authorizing all expenditure as per
set ceilings.
·        
Ensuring timely, accurate preparation
of expenditure returns from departments, sections and regional offices, where applicable.
·        
Supervising preparation of monthly,
quarterly and annual financial management reports.
·        
Ensuring quarterly financial
management reports are submitted to parent Ministry and National Treasury as
per PFM Act.
·        
Developing and reviewing
supplementary financial policies, procedures, and regulations to enhance
internal controls established through Treasury regulations and procedures.
·        
Ensuring compliance with Treasury
regulations and procedures in financial management.

·        
Authorizing payments and signing of cheques
subject to set limits.
·        
Liaising with parent Ministry and
National Treasury for release of funds.
·        
Handling all correspondences relating
to the Department with external parties.
·        
Reviewing all audit queries
pertaining to the Department.
·        
Interpreting National Treasury
circulars issued from time to time.
·        
Training and development of finance
staff.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
·        
Have a minimum of ten (10) years work
experience, at least three (3) of which should be in a management position in
the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce
(Finance or Accounting option), Economics, Business Administration, Business
Management or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized
institution;
·        
Possession of a Masters Degree in any
of the following:- Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent
qualification from a recognized Institution is an added advantage.
·        
Be a Chartered Financial Analyst
(CFA) or Certified Public Accountant Part III (CPA K,) or Associate of
Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA).
·        
Have a certificate in Leadership
Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·        
Be a member in good standing of the
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or or any other
recognized professional body.
·        
Be proficient in computer
applications.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
JOB GRADE KLDC 3 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/008/2019
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –
·        
Preparing Board Minutes and Papers,
Resolutions, Action Points and Reports in a timely manner and ensuring their
circulation.
·        
Advising the Council on various legal
matters and monitoring the compliance of the Council with various regulations
issued by the Regulatory Bodies.
·        
Advising the Council and coordination
with the functional areas in relation to various legal requirements which must
be complied with and the legal obstacles which must be overcome in order to
obtain the Council’s targeted results.
·        
Overseeing and managing compliance
issues within the Council.
·        
Responsible for the timely release of
legal advice to assist the Council in making an informed decision.
·        
Ensuring timely compliance with rules
and regulations affecting the Council, including the Code of Conduct and
Ethics.
·        
Attending to all legal matters of the
Council including advising, vetting and drafting of legal agreements in
relation to the Council’s operations.
·        
Liaising with the functional units on
queries or legal matters that should arise that relate to the Council’s
affairs.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
·        
Have a minimum of ten (10) years work
experience, at least three (3) of which should be in a management position in
the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor of Laws Degree from a
recognized institution.
·        
Possession of a Masters Degree in any
of the following disciplines:- Law, Business Administration, Public
Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
·        
Have a postgraduate Diploma in Legal
Studies from the Council of Legal Education.
·        
Be admitted as an Advocate of the
High Court of Kenya.
·        
Have a certificate in Leadership
Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·        
Be a Certified Public Secretary (K)
or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·        
Be proficient in computer
applications.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
JOB GRADE KLDC 4 (1 position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/009/2019
Duties and Responsibilities will entail:
·        
Promoting production of quality hides
and skins.
·        
Carrying out sensitization on
standards on leather products.
·        
Carrying out training needs
assessment in leather value chain.
·        
Identification/recruitment of MSMEs
to be trained in production of leather and leather products.
·        
Undertaking research on Leather
production and marketing activities.
·        
Analyzing Leather sector data.
·        
Carrying out inspection and
verification of imports and exports.
·        
Updating the Leather databank.
·        
Promoting appropriate environmental
management in the leather sector in collaboration with NEMA.
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-
·        
Have a minimum period of eight (8)
years relevant work experience.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of
the following disciplines: Leather Technology, Leather Science/Manufacture, or
its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·        
Have a certificate in Leadership
Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
·        
Be proficient in computer
applications.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
JOB GRADE KLDC 4 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/010/2019
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –
·        
Procuring goods, services and works.
·        
Conducting disposal of stores and
equipment.
·        
Undertaking market surveys and
research.
·        
Managing and controlling inventory.
·        
Maintaining and updating list of
prequalified supplies, consultants and contractors.
·        
Implementing decisions of the
procurement, tender and disposal committees.
·        
Preparing contract documents,
purchase and service orders.
·        
Participating in the evaluation of
tenders, quotations and proposals; inspection and acceptance of goods, works
and services.
·        
Preparing statutory reports.
·        
Providing secretarial services and
advice to relevant committees.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –
·        
Have a minimum of eight (8) years
work experience in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of
the following: – Procurement and Supplies Management, Procurement and
Logistics, Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management Option),
Economics or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized
institution.
·        
Be a member of a professional body –
either KISM or CIPS or both.
·        
Be proficient in computer
applications.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution.
·        
Show merit and ability as reflected
in work performance and results.
JOB GRADE KLDC 4 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/011/2019
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
·        
Developing a comprehensive programme
of engagement coverage for assigned areas.
·        
Ensuring conformity to acceptable
standards, plans, budgets and schedules.
·        
Assisting in the preparation of
specific audit assignment plans and programmes.
·        
Performing audit tests on the
internal controls in accounting, administrative and operational procedures.
·        
Ensuring that the audit findings are
properly documented.
·        
Preparing draft audit reports
detailing audit findings.
·        
Leading specific audit teams.
·        
Preparing periodic audit reports.
For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-
·        
Have a minimum of eight (8) years
work experience in the Public Service or Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce
(Accounting or Finance option), Economics, Business Administration, Business
Management or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized
institution.
·        
Be in possession of any of the
following: – CPA (K), CISA, CFE, CIA or its equivalent qualification.
·        
Be a member of a professional body –
Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) and/ or Institute of
Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya).
·        
Have a certificate in Leadership
Course from a recognized institution.
·        
Be proficient in Computer
applications.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
JOB GRADE KLDC 5 (2 positions)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/012/2019
Duties and Responsibilities will entail:-
·        
Promoting production of quality hides
and skins.
·        
Carrying out sensitization on
standards on leather products.
·        
Carrying out training needs
assessment in leather value chain.
·        
Identifying and recruiting MSMEs to
be trained in production of leather and leather products.
·        
Analyzing Leather sector data.
·        
Carrying out inspection, verification
of imports and exports.
·        
Updating the Leather databank.
·        
Promoting appropriate environmental
management in the leather sector in collaboration with NEMA.
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:-
·        
A minimum period of five (5) years
relevant work experience.
·        
Bachelor’s degree in any of the
following disciplines: Leather Technology, Leather Science/Manufacture or its
equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
·        
Proficiency in computer applications.
·        
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter
six of the Constitution.
·        
Demonstrate competence in work
performance.
JOB GRADE KLDC 5 (1 Position)
Job Ref No.: KLDC/013/2019
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
·        
Installing and maintaining computer
systems.
·        
Analyzing, designing, coding, testing
and implementing computer programs.
·        
Configuring local area network (LAN)
and wide area network (WAN).
·        
Providing user support.
·        
Developing and updating application
systems.
·        
Carrying out systems analysis, design
and programme specifications in liaison with users.
·        
Drawing up hardware specifications
for information communication technology equipment.
·        
User and systems support and logging
of incidents.
·        
Verifying, validating and certifying
information communication technology equipment.
·        
Ensuring effective working of systems
for efficient service delivery.
·        
Configuring new information
communication technology equipment.
·        
Implementing systems and network
security.
For appointment to this grade an officer must:-
·        
Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience
in relevant work in the Public Service or in the Private Sector.
·        
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of
the following fields: Information Technology, Computer Science/Engineering,
Business Information Technology or its equivalent qualification from a
recognized Institution.
·        
Have certification from relevant
professional bodies in either CCNA, N+, A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional
(MCITP) or other equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
·        
Show merit and ability as reflected
in work performance and results.
·        
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter
Six of the Constitution
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 Investigations
·        
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.

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