Senior Assistant Director, Leather Development

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775961
Posted at
20. Jul, 07:50
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Position Type
Full time
Location
Riverside Nairobi
Description

Full Time

Job Summary

VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.

Job Description

Our Vision

“To be the lead service Commission in the provision, management and development of competent human resource for the Public Service”.

Our Mission

“To transform the public service to become professional, efficient and effective for the realization of national development goals”.
VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, LIVESTOCK AND FISHERIES (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR LIVESTOCK)

SENIOR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, LEATHER DEVELOPMENT – ONE (1) POST – V/NO. 133/2017
Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 - Ksh.120,270 (Job Group ‘Q’)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i) served for a cumulative period of fifteen (15) years, three of which should have been in the grade of Principal Leather Development Officer, Job Group ‘N’ or in comparable and equivalent position in the Public Service;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Leather Technology, Footwear Technology, Materials Technology (Leather or Leather Goods Design and Development from a university recognized in Kenya;
OR
a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or Animal Science with a basic two-Year Certificate or Diploma or at least one year Post graduate training in Hides and Skins or Leather Technology;
(iii) attended a strategic leadership course in a recognized institution; and
(iv) demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance; and
(v) exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of leather development services.
NOTE: Possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will
be considered an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities
Specific duties and responsibilities include:

(i) implementing and reviewing policies, strategies and programmes relating to leather development services.
(ii) coordinating the inspection and verification of quality and quantity of wool, fur, hide, skin and leather for export;
(iii) coordinating trainings and demonstrations on best practice to stakeholders for production of high quality leather products;
(iv) participating in research agenda on new technology in curing, storage, tanning, and tanning chemicals in liaison with other stakeholders;
(v) promoting clean technology during the curing and processing of hides, skins and leather for the purpose of protecting the environment;
(vi) ensuring appropriate technology transfer in leather development in collaboration with relevant stakeholders;
(vii) coordinating extension services on proper handling of hides skins and leather during production and processing stages;
(viii) facilitating the acquiring of entrepreneur skills for the betterment of hides, skins and leather trade.
The details of the posts and mode of application can be accessed on the Commission’s website.

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications as follows:

(i) Online through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke
OR
(ii) By completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission website.

Completed applications should be sent to:

THE SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P. O. BOX 30095-00100
NAIROBI

So as to reach the Commission on or before 24th July, 2017.

SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Please Note

(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. 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.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) 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. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) 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.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

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