Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - KEBS

Quality Assurance & Inspection Director


Description
Our client, Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory organization of the Government of Kenya established by the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the laws of Kenya in July 1974.
The mandate of KEBS is to provide Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment services through promotion of standardization in commerce and industry, provision of testing and calibration facilities, control of the use of standardization marks, undertaking educational work in standardization, facilitation of the implementation and practical application of standards and maintenance and dissemination of the International System of Units (SI) of measurements.
In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver strategy, KEBS is seeking to recruit exceptional leaders with high degree of integrity and innovation and ability to drive results to fill the position of Director, Quality Assurance and Inspection;
Reporting to the Managing Director, the holder will be responsible for ensuring quality of locally manufactured and imported products in line with the Standards Act CAP 496 to promote fair trade.
Responsibilities
·         Provide strategic leadership on conformity assessment activities for Quality Assurance & Inspection;
·         Spearhead promotion of Standardization in industry and commerce;
·         Issue and control the use of quality marks;
·         Provide technical advice to industry on effective implementation of standards in order to facilitate improvement of quality of goods and services;
·         Protect and improving the health and safety of consumers and the public in general; and
·         Coordinate regional activities while liaising with other Bureau functions.
Qualifications
Person Specifications
·         Be holder of a professional qualification and membership where applicable.
·         Possess a Strategic Leadership Development Certification or equivalent from a recognised institution;
·         Have not less than twelve (12) years of relevant work experience of which eight (8) years’ should have been spent in a senior managerial position;
·         Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Technical/ Science or a related field from a recognized institution;
Benefits
An attractive remuneration package and benefits await the successful candidate.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
How To Apply
To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 31st May 2019 addressed to:
The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place

Human Resource & Administration Director

Description
Our client, Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory organization of the Government of Kenya established by the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the laws of Kenya in July 1974.
The mandate of KEBS is to provide Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment services through promotion of standardization in commerce and industry, provision of testing and calibration facilities, control of the use of standardization marks, undertaking educational work in standardization, facilitation of the implementation and practical application of standards and maintenance and dissemination of the International System of Units (SI) of measurements.
In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver strategy, KEBS is seeking to recruit exceptional leaders with high degree of integrity and innovation and ability to drive results to fill the position of Director, Human Resource and Administration;
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director Human Resource and Administration will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in the management of Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Customer care services.
Responsibilities
·         Develop, review and implement Human resources policies, strategies, programmes and procedures to support the Bureau’s Strategic goals and objectives;
·         Lead change management processes throughout the organisation;
·         Ensure implementation of performance management system in the organization;
·         Ensure adequate internal controls and compliance with the applicable laws, policies and procedures on Human Resource and Administration;
·         Ensure implementation of succession planning to ensure business continuity;
·         Manage the development and implementation of customer care management strategies for efficient and efficient service delivery to the Bureau customers;
·         Promote corporate brand and image of the Bureau;
·         Manage the development and implementation of the organization’s branding strategies to enhance the Bureau’s brand equity;
·         Facilitate implementation of Administration services;
·         Spearhead Corporate Social Responsibility programmes; and
·         Lead implementation of Risk Management in the Directorate.
Qualifications
Person Specifications
·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management/ Social Science or a related field from a recognized institution;
·         Be a holder of a Master’s Degree in the relevant field from a recognized institution;
·         Possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from a recognized institution;
·         Hold valid membership with Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya and/or valid practicing license and be of good standing;
·         Have not less than twelve (12) years of relevant work experience of which eight (8) years’ should have been spent in a senior managerial position; and
·         Possess a Strategic Leadership Development Certification or equivalent from a recognised institution.
Benefits
An attractive remuneration package and benefits await the successful candidate.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
How to Apply
To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 31st May 2019 addressed to:
The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place
KEBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and committed to diversity and gender equality. Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Please also note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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