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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 24, 2023
  • The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has remained the premier government agency for the provision of Standards, Metrology and Conformity Assessment (SMCA) services since its inception in 1974. Over that period its main activities have grown from the development of standards and quality control for a limited number of locally made products in the 1970s to the...
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    Certification Officer (3 Posts)

    Job Purpose
    The job Implements strategic objectives at the Certification Body by planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing the audit and certification schemes (QMS, FSMS, EMS, OHMS, ISMS, PC) in public and private sector in order to promote industry (services/products) competitiveness and increasing efficiency and effectiveness of its operations by providing internationally recognized conformity assessment service, based on adopted international standards and requirements in realization of sustainable development goals, Kenya vision 2030 and African Union Agenda 2063 regional in relevant management system for effective and efficient management of businesses/institutions.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and mathematics (STEM), in Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering.

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
    Registration with relevant professional body e.g.

    • KEBS – Personnel Certification scheme,
    • Kenya Institute of Management
    • Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute - KNDI
    • International register for certification auditors. - IRCA
    • Engineers Board of Kenya
    • Chemical society of Kenya.
    • Food Science and Technology Platform of Kenya

    Method of Application

    Please visit the careers page on KEBS website: for detailed job profile/description and instruction on how to apply.
    Interested and qualified candidates applications should be submitted either SOFTCOPY to or HARDCOPY sent by post or hand delivered to KEBS HQ office addressed to the address below, indicating VACANCY NAME on the envelope on or before 24th February, 2023 at 17:00 HRs, EAT enclosing/attach Cover letter, a detailed CV with full details on education background, professional qualifications and relevant experience together with copies of Testimonials, Academic Certificates and National Identification Card.

    The Managing Director, Kenya Bureau of Standards
    Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road,
    P.O. Box 54974 - 00200 NAIROBI.


    • KEBS DOES NOT charge any fee in the recruitment process.
    • Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    • Academic Qualifications of external origin MUST be accompanied with a recognition and equation certificate from the relevant body in Kenya.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    • All degree applicants for engineering related qualifications must be Registered as Graduate Engineers.
    • The applicants must comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

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