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  • Posted: Apr 6, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 21, 2021
  • 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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    Officer, Market Surveillance

    Grade KS 8

    Directorate Market Surveillance


    1. Agrochemical
    2. Engineering

    Division Mechanical & Textiles Engineering, Electrical & Civil Engineering, Food, Agriculture, Chemical Section / Unit Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Food &Agriculture, Chemical

    Location / Work station KEBS Headquarters Nairobi
    Reporting Relationships
    Reports to: Principal Market Surveillance Officer
    Direct reports: N/A
    Indirect Reports: NA

    Job Purpose

    The job monitors and evaluates quality and compliance of locally manufactured and imported products in the Kenyan market to ensure effective and efficient implementation of Market Surveillance strategies and procedures to ascertain that the products comply with approved Kenya, Regional and International Standards to support development of industries in the Kenya, prevent proliferation of substandard products in the market, protect local manufacturers from illicit trade, prevent dumping of substandard products from foreign countries, and Protection of consumer right as envisaged in Article 46 (a, b & c) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Standards Act (Cap 496 Laws of Kenya) for the achievement of the African Union Agenda 2063, the Kenya Vision 2030, and the KEBS strategic objectives.

    Academic Qualifications

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

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    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Bureau of Standards on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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