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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 22, 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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    Reporting Relationships
    Reports to: Assistant Projects Manager
    Indirect Reports: N/A

    Job Purpose

    The job holder is responsible for carrying out fundamental research and statistical analysis of data for purposes of monitoring and measurement of the processes’ performance and staff in the organization.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    1. Participates in development of the Sectional Work plan and budget;
    2. Participates in implementation of performance management system in the Research and Development Section.
    3. Assists in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports.
    4. Participates in departmental meetings.
    5. Participates in committee meetings as appropriate.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    1. Collects, Analyses and Interprets data on the performance of KEBS processes and converts it into information for decision making.
    2. Designs, develops, validates and optimizes research studies for purposes of determining effectiveness and efficiency of KEBS processes.
    3. Compiles reports, charts, and tables based on established statistical methods and communicates the information to users.
    4. Performs meta-analyses by pooling data from several studies for use in KEBS decision making.
    5. Provides research and administrative support to the different departments in KEBS by data analysis, proposal writing, project evaluation and reporting.
    6. Participates in research on the impact of standardization on the performance of Kenyan industries.
    7. Analyses Balanced Scorecard data relating to individual and departmental performance.
    8. Analyses data for the KEBS Quality Management System and other management systems and interprets it for decision making.
    9. Maintains the integrity of KEBS data and information.
    10. Participates in the standards development technical committees and other technical meetings as a resource person on measurements.

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility:

    • Participates in development of sectional budgets.
    • Makes recommendations for approval of expenses for technical work.

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

    • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

    Decision Making:

    • Makes operational decisions.

    Working Conditions:

    • Works predominantly within the office.

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

    Academic Qualifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree either Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics ,Management,
    2. Monitoring & Evaluation from a recognized institution.
    3. Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
    4. Registered with relevant professional body.
    5. Previous relevant work experience not required.

    Method of Application

    Applications including testimonials and requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya shall be submitted online through this website as guided to be received on or before 22nd September, 2021.

    Important Notice

    1. Upon successful upload and submission of application, the applicant will receive a system generated email notification that the job application details have been successfully submitted.
    2. KEBS DOES NOT charge any fee in the recruitment process.

    Persons with disability and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    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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