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26 May 2022

Full-Time Assistant Director of Industries (5 Positions)

Public Service Commission Kenya – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

Assistant Director of Industries (5 Positions)

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Industrial Development Officer CSG 8 or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider
  • public service;
  • a Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Business Administration, Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Entrepreneurship,
  • Statistics, Economics, Project Planning and Management, Engineering ( Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agriculture), Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food Technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology, Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry or Computer Science from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • a Certificate in any of the following fields; Project Planning, Project Appraisal, Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy Analysis, Small Enterprises Policy and Promotion, Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing, Environmental Management or Business Development Services lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution; and demonstrated high degree of Professional, Technical and Administrative  competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include: –

  • reviewing sectoral reports on Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBS) for manufacturing industry;
  • liaising with research and development institutions and other Industry Stake
  • Holders to backstop industry on the development of industrial tooling and machining;
  • identifying potential foreign investors in specific industrial sectors;
  • documenting and promoting the commercialization of research and development findings; Further,
  • categorizing industrial clusters for industrial development;
  • Negotiating on industrial related issues at bilateral, regional and multilateral fora;
  • sensitizing entrepreneurs on industrial investment opportunities, providing
  • advisory services and mentoring to/ for potential and existing entrepreneurs;
  • locating potential foreign investors in specific industrial sectors in liaison with
  • relevant government agencies; and undertaking monitoring and evaluation of projects/ programme

How to Apply

Please Note:
  • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
  • Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
  • Applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th June, 2022 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).
Interested and qualified? Go to Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK) on www.psckjobs.go.ke to apply

Job Categories: Admin & Clerical. Job Types: Full-Time.

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