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  • Posted: Feb 19, 2021
    Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
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    The Kenya leather Development Council was gazette as a State Corporation in the then Ministry of Livestock Development vide an Executive Order through a legal notice No. 114 of the Kenya gazette supplement No. 113 of 9th September 2011, under the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of the laws of Kenya to provide direction, harmony and coordination to the le...
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    Office Administrative Assistant

    Reporting to : Manager Human Resource & Administration
    Job Grade : KLDC 8
    No of Posts : 02
    Job Ref : KLDC/009/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for general office administration, handling enquiries, receiving and attending to clients.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Attending to visitors/clients;
    • Managing office protocol and etiquette;
    • Maintaining office diary and travel itineraries;
    • Preparing responses to routine correspondences;
    • Operating office equipment to include photocopying, printing;
    • Typing from drafts, manuscripts or recording dictation.
    • Management of e-office equipment.
    • Management of office protocol and office petty cash.
    • Ensuring security of office records, documents (including classified material) and equipments.
    • An officer at this position may be required to work for more than one officer.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Studies or Bachelor of Business and Office Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
    • Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
    • A Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms- PowerPoint, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized institution.
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Driver II

    Reporting to : Transport Officer
    Job Grade : KLDC 9
    No of Posts : 03
    Job Ref : KLDC/010/2021

    Job Purpose: The ideal candidate will be responsible for provision of reliable and secure driving services and proper use of vehicle.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Driving vehicles safely for the transport of authorized personnel and/or goods;
    • Ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road;
    • Carrying out checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure and other related routine checks;
    • Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems;
    • Ensures proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of work ticket;
    • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle;
    • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, first aid kit, necessary spare parts;
    • Ensures that immediate steps as required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident; and
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a minimum of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ or its equivalent;
    • Have a valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle;
    • Have passed an Occupational Trade Test I/II/III for Drivers;
    • Have a Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Have attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
    • Must have attended a refresher course for drivers lasting not less than one (1) week at Kenya Institute of Highway and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized institution;
    • Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
    • Proficiency in computer applications is an added advantage;
    • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Information Communication Technology (ICT) Officer

    Reporting to : Senior Information Communication Technology (ICT) Officer
    Job Grade : KLDC 6
    No of Posts : 01 Job
    Ref : KLDC/006/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing ICT support to the Council.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Testing simple computer programs according to instructions and specifications;
    • Installing and configuring computer systems;
    • Providing user support;
    • Repairing and maintaining ICT equipment and associated peripherals;
    • Monitoring the performance of ICT equipment;
    • Providing support for application systems;
    • Identifying and reporting any faults for necessary action; and
    • Maintaining up-to-date equipment register.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following fields:- Information Technology, Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Supply Chain Management Officer

    Reporting to : Principal Supply Chain Management Officer
    Job Grade : KLDC 6
    No of Posts : 01 Job
    Ref : KLDC/007/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing support in the Supply Chain Department.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Preparing tender documents, requests for proposals, and expression of interests;
    • Attending to any clarifications sought by bidders;
    • (Preparing addendums and amendments to tender documents;
    • Receiving and opening of tenders/quotation documents;
    • Participating in the evaluation of tenders/quotations;
    • Assisting in the preparation of statutory reports;
    • Participating in the preparation of annual procurement and disposal plans;
    • Preparing and submitting procurement reports;
    • Implementing tender, procurement and disposal committee decisions;
    • Undertaking inspection and acceptance of goods, works and services;
    • Undertaking disposal of stores and equipment;
    • Carry out inventory management and control;
    • Carrying out periodic market surveys;
    • Maintaining custody of procurement registers, files and bid documents;
    • Preparing and submitting tender documents for contract preparations;
    • Preparing and dispatching of Local Purchase Order (LPO) and Local Service Order (LSO); and
    • Participating and conducting periodic and annual stock taking.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following:- Procurement and Supplies Management, Procurement and Logistics, Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management Option), Economics, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
    • Be a member of professional body either KISM or CIPS;
    • Be proficient in computer applications; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

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    Leather Industrial Development Officer

    Reporting to : Director Technical Services
    Job Grade : KLDC 6
    No of Posts : 01
    Job Ref : KLDC/008/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementation of all leather related activities in their areas of jurisdiction.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Promoting production of quality hides and skins;
    • Carrying out sensitization on standards on leather products;
    • Carrying out training needs assessment in the leather value chain;
    • Identification/recruitment of MSMEs to be trained in production of leather and leather products;
    • Leather sector data collection;
    • Carrying out inspection, verification of imports and exports; and
    • Promotion of appropriate environmental management in the leather sector;


    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Leather Technology, Leather Science, Animal Science, Manufacture Science, Material Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
    • Be proficient in computer applications; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.
       

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    Principal Strategy and Planning Officer

    Reporting to : Chief Executive Officer
    Job Grade : KLDC 4
    No of Posts : 01
    Job Ref : KLDC/001/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and management of corporate strategy, developing, implementing and reviewing the roadmap for Council’s Programmes, coordinating and formulating the Council’s development budgets, policies and programmes; Coordinating Monitoring and Evaluation of the Council’s policies, programmes and projects; Coordinating overall performance management of the Council; Coordinating sector priorities setting including policy documents for the National Development Plans; Coordinating and developing working linkages between technical directorate and support services in the Council; Coordinating risk management in the Council; Coordinating research programmes in the Council; and Coordinating the development of the Council’s master plan and Strategic plan.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the development, implementation and review of the organization’s strategic objectives, goals and targets;
    • Coordinate the development, implementation and review of Council’s master plan, corporate strategic plans, objectives, strategies, budgets and policies;
    • Coordinating the development and implementation of departmental annual business plans, Programs and Policies;
    • Coordinate preparation of annual corporate and departmental performance contracts;
    • Coordinate the Council’s performance contract process and liaise with the National Performance Contracting Coordination Office and relevant agencies;
    • Overseeing the development, implementation and review of organization’s management systems such as risk framework, quality assurance framework (ISO) and Information Security Management System (ISMS);
    • Monitoring, Evaluating, Reporting and Advising the Council on strategic direction and highlighting strategic drifts;
    • Carry out market surveys to identify emerging areas of leather regulation;
    • Guiding on the Council’s transformative agenda; and
    • Coordinate the preparation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience three (3) of which should have been at the level of senior officer;
    • Have Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Project Management, Governance, Public Administration, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Have Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Project Management, Governance, Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable;
    • Be proficient in computer applications;
    • Certificate in Management Course ;
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution ; and
    • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

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    Senior Accountant

    Reporting to : Manager Finance & Accounts
    Job Grade : KLDC 5
    No of Posts : 01
    Job Ref : KLDC/002/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will assist in financial resources planning and execution.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensures implementation of accounting standards and systems for compliance including Enterprises Resources Planning (ERP) operations;
    • Implements accounting policies, procedures, regulations and standards for operation and control purposes;
    • Apply budgeted funds for operations and development as per budget allocation;
    • Follow up on Audit matters including compilation of memorandum in respect of the Office of the Auditor General and the National Treasury;Coordinating the preparation of Financial reports and statements i.e quarterly and annually in compliance with IPSAS, PFM ACT 2012;
    • Maintaining appropriate and up to date accounting records;
    • Preparing management and statutory reports which include monthly expenditure returns, monthly bank reconciliations, revenue/AIA returns, Cash flow statements and final accounts;
    • Providing advisory services to immediate supervisor on all financial and accounting matters in the Council;
    • Development of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls;
    • Reviews vote book entries and undertake monthly variance analysis;
    • Assists in supervision, mentoring and coaching of staff in the department; and
    • Authorizes payments subject to set limits.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience;
    • Have a Bachelors Degree in Business Management (Accounting or Finance option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Have passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination and OR equivalent.
    • Be a member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body;
    • Be proficient in computer applications;
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
    • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

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    Senior Corporate Communications Officer

    Reporting to : Director Corporate Services
    Job Grade : KLDC 5
    No of Posts : 01
    Job Ref : KLDC/003/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the public relations, building and sustaining the Council’s reputation for quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction by strategizing communication plans based on the essence of a brand with a strong focus on media management aiming to create focused visibility and awareness.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement strategic plans for corporate communications department;
    • Drive corporate strategy and message development, pitch and announcement strategies;
    • Develop branding initiatives, internal communications and external media relations;
    • Determine communications strategy and execute programs to deliver communications objectives throughout the organization;
    • Develop communication strategies for delivery of corporate culture and business strategy;
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external key stakeholders to ensure proper dissemination of information;
    • Manage media relations and maximize media opportunities;
    • Planning and executing the Council’s participation in key corporate events;
    • Developing web content and updating the website;
    • Preparing and producing reports and other publications;
    • Identifying and recommending branding and publicity opportunities for the Council;
    • Establish a knowledge management system to facilitate continuity at each level of the corporate communications department; and
    • Develop delivery and packaging plans for corporate messages including Council’s mission, vision and corporate values.


    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience;
    • Have extensive public relations experience;
    • Have experience in media, communications or journalism, corporate affairs and media management;
    • Have knowledge of branding principles and tactics;
    • Have sound written and verbal communications skills;
    • Be an expert in strategic and proactive leadership;
    • Possess creative and visionary leadership skills;
    • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
    • Possess proven ability to design, develop and implement both communications and strategic programs and supporting tactics;
    • Be a member of a professional body;
    • Be proficient in computer applications including knowledge in desktop publishing;
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Human Resource Management Officer

    Reporting to : Manager Human Resource & Administration
    Job Grade : KLDC 6
    No of Posts : 01
    Job Ref : KLDC/004/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for provision of Human Resource support services in the Council.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Collating information relating to recruitment and selection, appointments, training, performance management records and staff compliment control;
    • Processing of salaries, allowances, benefits and final dues and payroll administration;
    • Performing pre-selection and preparation for interviews;
    • Preparing on-boarding programmes;
    • Undertaking training needs analysis, projections and developing training programmes;
    • Developing training materials for in-house courses;
    • Administering performance appraisal, collates performance related data, analyzing and preparing related reports;
    • Preparing periodic progress reports;
    • Preparing of HR budget and procurement plans;
    • Assisting in leave administration;
    • Implementing human resource management policies, laws, regulations, procedures and systems; and
    • Collecting data in relation to HIV/AIDS prevention, gender, disability mainstreaming, alcohol, drug and substance abuse.


    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Have a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Public Administration, Business Administration or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution with a Diploma in any of the following disciplines:- Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
    • Be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM);
    • Be proficient in computer applications; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.
       

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    Internal Auditor

    Reporting to : Principal Internal Auditor
    Job Grade : KLDC 6
    No of Posts : 01 Job
    Ref : KLDC/005/2021

    Job Purpose:

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for assisting in provision of reports on the effectiveness of the management of key corporate risks and frauds; internal controls; interrogating and analyzing key Council financial and systems, and identifying potential areas of concern thus providing assurance on the management of high risk/cost and sensitive areas; ascertain the Council’s compliance with the relevant Internal Audit statutes, policies, administrative government circulars and guidelines.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Preparing draft audit test procedures, draft notifications and request for information Memos;
    • Carrying out audit tests on internal controls in accounting, administration and operational procedures;
    • (Ensuring that the audit working and paper files are complete and well referenced.
    • Reviewing prepared audit test procedures, drafts notifications and request for information Memos;
    • Preparing draft audit reports;
    • Preparing draft risk based audit plans, programmes and schedules; and
    • Examining and evaluating the Council’s internal controls to ascertain their adequacy and make recommendations for improvement.

    Job Specification:

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must: -

    • Have a Bachelors Degree in Business Management (Accounting or Finance option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    • Be in possession of any of the following:- CPA (K), CISA, CFE, CIA or equivalent qualifications;
    • (Have a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
    • Be a member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) and/or Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya);
    • Be proficient in computer applications; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they mist obtain and submit with their application, copies of the following:

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
    4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    5. Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Suitably qualified candidates are advised to download and complete the Candidates' Profile and Application Form (from the 'Vacancies' section at www.leathercouncil.go.ke) indicating the Job Reference Number on the Job Application Form and send to hr@leathercouncil.go.ke attaching certified copies of academic certificates and professional qualifications and National ID.

    Hand-delivered application can also be dropped at the Council's Reception Desk located at CPA Centre, 5th Floor, Thika Road, next to KCA University, so as to reach not later than 5.00 pm, on Tuesdays 2nd March, 2021.

    Kenya Leather Development Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, Youth, Persons living with disabilities and those from marginalized communities and minority groups are encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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