The National Youth Service (NYS) is a State Corporation established under section 5 (1) of the NYS, Act, 2018 (the Act) to train and mentor Kenyan youth. The functions of the Service as provided in the Act are undertaking paramilitary training, technical and vocational training in various trades, national building programmes, commercialization of assets to optimize utilization of its resources as well as research and innovation, hence creating a critical mass of technologically skilled and effective Kenyan youth ready to join the global village.
In line with its mandate, the Service is seeking to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the following five senior management positions:
Director of Enterprise Development
NYS GRADE 3
Salary Scale NYS 3: Kshs. 181,900 x 8,100 – 190,000 x 8,200 – 206,400 x 8,200 – 222,800 x 8,300
Terms of Service
Three year, renewable contract based on performance.
The Director, Enterprise Development reports to the Deputy Director General, Commercialization and Enterprise Development Directorate. This office is responsible for designing and developing suitable youth focused products and programmes to empower the youth and generate revenue for the carrying out of the functions of NYS in enterprise development.
The duties and responsibilities of Director, Enterprise Development will entail:
For appointment to this post, the candidate must: –
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letters in a sealed envelope marked with the title of the position being applied for; together with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic certificates testimonials, and national identity card/passport.
In addition, applicants are required to attach certified copies of good conduct from the Directorate for Criminal Investigations, tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and a compliance certificate the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
The applications should reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday, 26th November, 2019.
National Youth Service
P. O Box 30397 – 00100, GPO
Sealed hand-delivered applications can be dropped at the Registry – National Youth Service
Headquarters, Ruaraka, Thika Road, Ground Floor. The applicants can also email their applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Director.email@example.com with the title of the position being applied for as the subject. Those without relevant qualifications, copies of documentation and details as sought for will NOT be considered.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to Automatic Disqualification. ONLY shortlisted candidates
shall be contacted.
NYS is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Matilda P. Sakwa (Ms.), EBS DIRECTOR GENERAL