Government Jobs in Kenya - Anti-Counterfeit Agency

Chief Legal Officer
Job Reference: ACA/CLO/5
The Anti-Counterfeit Agency was established under the Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008 as a State Corporation with the mandates to enlighten and inform the public on matters relating to counterfeiting, combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods, devise and promote training programs to combat counterfeiting and co-ordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting.
It is a state corporation currently within the Ministry of Industrialization. Although the Act was passed by Kenya’s Parliament in 2008, it came into force on 1st July 2009 with the principal aim of prohibiting trade in counterfeit goods. The Agency came into operation in June 2010.

Responsibilities

The Chief Legal Officer is responsible to the Deputy Director Enforcement and Legal Services and will be:-
·         Coordinating the implementing the provisions of all the legislations administered by the Agency;
·         Facilitating out of court settlement between parties in a counterfeit matter.
·         Reviewing legal documents/instruments.
·         Preparing opinions and briefs papers and memoranda;
·         Providing legal advice;
·         Attending court on behalf of the Agency; and
·         Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the management.

Qualifications

For appointment to the grade of Chief Legal Officer, a person must have:-
·         Master’s degree in Law or Business Management/Administration;
·         Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized institution;
·         Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in good standing;
·         At least ten (6) years working experience, three (3) of which must have been at a Managerial level in litigation;
·         Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work Performance;
·         Attended a Senior Management Course not lasting less than four (4) weeks.


Supply Chain Management Officer II 
Job Reference: ACA/SCMO/8

Responsibilities

Supply Chain Management Officer II is responsible to the Chief Supply Chain Management Officer for:-
·         Following-up with suppliers on all pending deliveries;
·         Advising on pending orders in the store for replenishment;
·         Carrying out procurement of Air tickets and follow-up on the same;
·         Opening and carrying out price analysis of requests for quotations;
·         Following-up delivery from suppliers;
·         Carrying out the direct Purchases of low value items;
·         Filing and maintaining procurement documents;
·         Preparing Local Purchase Orders / Local Service orders for timely authorization and dispatch to suppliers;
·         Compiling and availing supporting documentations for payments;
·         Facilitating photocopying and distribution of documents;
·         Perform any other duty as may be assigned management .

Qualification

Supply Chain Management Officer II will perform a variety of procurement duties of limited scope and complexity under appropriate guidance and supervision of Chief Supply Chain Officer. For appointment to the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer II, the candidate must have:
·         Bachelor degree in Business Administration procurement/ Social Sciences/Purchasing/Commerce/ Economics or related discipline;
·         CIPS professional Level II
·         at least two (2) years working experience in Supply Chain Management;


Legal Officer
 Job Reference: ACA/LO/7
The Anti-Counterfeit Agency was established under the Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008 as a State Corporation with the mandates to enlighten and inform the public on matters relating to counterfeiting, combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods, devise and promote training programs to combat counterfeiting and co-ordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting.
It is a state corporation currently within the Ministry of Industrialization. Although the Act was passed by Kenya’s Parliament in 2008, it came into force on 1st July 2009 with the principal aim of prohibiting trade in counterfeit goods. The Agency came into operation in June 2010.

Responsibilities

The Legal Officer I is responsible to the Senior Legal Officer and will:-
·         Draw legal documents and opinions;
·         Draft charges;
·         Attend court ;
·         Compile and file court documents;
·         Requisition and receive legal documents;
·         Draw and file pleadings in court;
·         Provide legal advice;
·         Correspond with external lawyers; and
·         Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the management

Qualification

For appointment to the grade of a Legal Officer I, a person must have: –
·         Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized institution.
·         Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya in good standing.
·         At least three (3) years working experience in litigation.
·         Demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance. and
·         Attended a supervisory course from a recognized institution.


Chief Supply Chain Management Officer
Job Reference ACA/CSCMO/5
The Anti-Counterfeit Agency was established under the Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008 as a State Corporation with the mandates to enlighten and inform the public on matters relating to counterfeiting, combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods, devise and promote training programs to combat counterfeiting and co-ordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting.
It is a state corporation currently within the Ministry of Industrialization. Although the Act was passed by Kenya’s Parliament in 2008, it came into force on 1st July 2009 with the principal aim of prohibiting trade in counterfeit goods. The Agency came into operation in June 2010.

Responsibilities

The Chief Supply Chain Management Officer is responsible to the Deputy Director Corporate Services for:-
·         Preparing papers for relevant tender committees as per Commission guidelines;
·         Preparing of contracts agreements as per established procedures
·         Participating on tender opening and commercial analysis in liaison with other departments, Section and Units
·         Participating in the development, implementation of the procurement policy and procedures for the Commission
·         Receiving requisitions from the departments/units for development of procurement schedule
·         Preparing and send out tender bidding documents/requests for regular and specialized supplies of goods and services
·         Scheduling procurement in line with the budget;
·         Participating in ensuring that Best Practices are employed in the supply chain management;
·         Facilitating prompt and accurate delivery of goods, services or equipment following the award of tenders or orders;
·         Facilitating receipt, verification, inspection and posting (into stock cards) of ordered goods, to ensure compliance to order specifications;
·         Preparing inventory coding, classification, ensuring proper inventory control without pilferage;
·         Monitoring usage of purchases and supplies to ensure that irregularity, duplication and wastage is minimized;
·         Preparing tender schedules before awarding of local purchase orders, and local service orders;
·         Participating in carrying out periodic stock takes;
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Qualification

For appointment to the grade of Chief Supply Chain Management Officer, a person must have:-
·         Master’s degree in Business Administration procurement/ Social Sciences/ Purchasing/Commerce/ Economics or related discipline
·         Bachelor degree in Business Administration procurement/ Social Sciences/Purchasing/Commerce/ Economics or related discipline;
·         At least six (6) years working experience, three (3) of which must have been at a managerial level in Supply Chain Management;
·         CIPS professional final stage;
·         Attended a Senior Management Course.
·         Membership of a relevant professional body in good standing;


Anti-Counterfeit Inspector II

Job Reference: ACA/ACI/8
The Anti-Counterfeit Agency was established under the Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008 as a State Corporation with the mandates to enlighten and inform the public on matters relating to counterfeiting, combat counterfeiting, trade and other dealings in counterfeit goods, devise and promote training programs to combat counterfeiting and co-ordinate with national, regional or international organizations involved in combating counterfeiting.
It is a state corporation currently within the Ministry of Industrialization. Although the Act was passed by Kenya’s Parliament in 2008, it came into force on 1st July 2009 with the principal aim of prohibiting trade in counterfeit goods. The Agency came into operation in June 2010.

Responsibilities

The Anti-Counterfeit Inspector II is responsible to Chief Anti-Counterfeit Inspector for:-
·         Investigating complaints from intellectual property rights owners;
·         Conducting raids on suspected counterfeit goods;
·         Entering, inspecting, seizing and detaining suspected counterfeit goods;
·         Drafting charge sheets and filing cases in courts;
·         Ensuring safe custody of exhibits by maintaining inventory;
·         Taking part in compiling court files/cases;
·         Sampling goods for testing and analysis;
·         Compiling reports on suspected counterfeit goods;
·         Ability to write statements and presentation of evidence before court;
·         Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned by management

Qualifications

For appointment to the grade of Anti-Counterfeit Inspector II, a person must have:-
·         Bachelor’s degree in Criminology, Law or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
·         At least two (2) years working experience in litigation, criminology or law enforcement;
·          Demonstrated administrative and professional competence in work performance; and
·          Professional membership in the related fields above will be an added advantage.
How to Apply
The candidate should attach copies of the following documents:
·         National Identity Card
·         Academic: Professional Certificates and testimonials
·         Any other relevant supporting documents.
During the interview, shortlisted candidates will be expected to provide the following clearance certificates from:
·         Higher Education Loans Board (HELB),
·         Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA),
·         Criminal Investigation Department (CID),
·         Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
·         Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
All applicants are requested to download the application form (MS Word, 122KB) and fill it. The applications and copies of certificates MUST be sent through the post office or hand delivered to our offices.
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Anti-Counterfeit Agency is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities, persons from marginalized communities and female candidates who meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.
Any attempt to directly or indirectly canvas shall lead to automatic disqualification. All applications should be sent to the undersigned on or before 31st January, 2018.
Executive Director
Anti-Counterfeit Agency
3rd Floor, National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation Building
Dunga Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 47771-00100
NAIROBI

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