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  • Posted: Feb 7, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 21, 2023
  • The Anti-Counterfeit Authority was established under the Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008 as a State Corporation with the mandates to enlighten and inform the public on matters relating to counterfeiting, combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods, devise and promote training programs to combat counterfeiting and co-ordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting. It is a state corporation currently within the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Trade. Although the Act was passed by Kenya’s Parliament in 2008, it came into force on 1st July 2009 with the principal aim of prohibiting trade in counterfeit goods. The Agency came into operation in June 2010.
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    Director - Corporate Services


    Job Specifications

    The Director - Corporate Services is responsible to the Executive Director for: -

    1. Managing the core functions of the Corporate Services Directorate
    2. Coordinating and overseeing recruitment, selections and promotions;
    3. Coordinating implementation of the vision, mission, set goals and objectives of the Authority;
    4. Coordinating the preparation of respective board papers;
    5. Designing and implementing an accounting and financial management system;
    6. Ensuring prudent management of financial, human and physical resources of the Authority;
    7. Coordinating and overseeing the preparation of quarterly and annual financial reports and statements of accounts;
    8. Coordinating the formulation and the implementation of financial & human resource policies;
    9. Ensuring an efficient and effective, professional and sustainable human resource and administrative systems;
    10. Coordinating the Authority’s preparation and implementation of the annual budgets;
    11. Coordinating the designing and implementation of performance management systems relating to finance, human resource and administration functions;
    12. Coordinating formation and facilitation of all management committees in the Authority;
    13. Coordinating the development of the Authority’s Corporate Communication Strategy and oversee its implementation; and
    14. Perform any other duty as may be assigned.

    Person Specifications

    For appointment to the position of Director, Corporate Services, a person must have: -

    1. A Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    2. A Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    3. Professional qualification and membership to a professional body, where applicable;
    4. A minimum period of twelve (12) years’ cumulative work experience;
    5. At least six (6) years relevant work experience in management;
    6. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    7. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are advised to access the detailed descriptions of the job requirements, the application guidelines and job application form on Authority’s website

    Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence using the Job Application Form indicating the job reference number on the Job Application Form and on the envelope. Applicants should attach a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and National Identity Card.

    All applications should be addressed to and received by the undersigned in hard copy not later than 21st February, 2023 at 5.00 p.m. East African Time.

    Executive Director
    Anti-Counterfeit Authority
    3rd Floor, National Water Plaza
    Dunga Road, Industrial Area
    P.O. Box 47771-00100


    Important Information to Note

    1. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    2. ACA Does not charge any fees in the recruitment process.
    3. Anti-Counterfeit Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, youth, minorities, marginalized and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
    4. Late applications and soft copy applications shall NOT be considered.
    5. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    6. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to prove their compliance with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by obtaining and presenting the following clearance certificates:
    7. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    8. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
    9. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
    10. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
    11. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

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