Director For Investment And Cooperative Development

Posted at
1. Sep, 08:20
Position Type
Full time
Riverside Nairobi

Full Time

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

Job Description

The County Government of West Pokot
County Public Service Board
Pursuant to the provision of County Government Act , No. 17 of 2012 section 44 and 45 the office of the Governor wishes to consider applications from highly qualified results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointments to the following positions:-
Office of the Governor

  1. Director for Investment and Cooperative Development
    JG “S”
    1 Post
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Provide technical leadership for activities related to business development and advisory services for project affiliated SME’s, including identification of potential SME’s, financial analysis, business plan generation and revision, market analysis, building markets and distribution channels and accessing finance.
    Designs and oversees all strategic business financial planning, business skills, advisory services and trainings for project affiliated SME’s.
    Leads development and implementation of strategies to strengthen private sector investment in agricultural enterprises.
    Works closely with project staff, entrepreneurs, relevant partners and like ministries to enhance and engage private sector and investment in project affiliated SME’s.
    Oversees day-to-day and long-term planning, design and operations of technical business development unit to ensure effective project implementation.
    Assess the impact of financial products and pilot efforts on target SME’s and make adjustments as needed to expand and increase uptake of products by SME’S.
    Planning, directing and supervising all co-operative development programs in the county.
    Evaluating new and existing co-operative society’s administration and management of resources, and enforcement of co-operatives societies Act, the rules therein and the societies By-laws.
    Planning, programming, monitoring and designing co-operative development programs and ensuring implementation of the planned co-operatives activities.
    In-charge of planning and coordinating co-operative registration activities and programs, including the interpretation of the co-operative Societies Act and rules therein, Registration, liquidations, Inspections and inquiries into cooperatives societies activities within a section at the Department Headquarters.
    Oversee and manage the county Co-operative development fund
    Perform any other duty as assigned from time to time by the Governor Requirements for appointment
    Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, Co-operatives Management
    Master’s degree in a relevant field is an added advantage
    Minimum 10 years of experience in business development services to small and growing business.
    Multi-sectoral experience preffered.
    Experience in designing and managing business skills training for micro and SME’S.
    Demonstrate proven ability and professional competence required for co-operative development function.
    Core competencies
    Ability to portray and uphold a positive County/ National image
    Being a visionary, result oriented and strategic thinker.
    Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
    Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
    Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
    Terms of Service: Contract 2 years renewable once
    Salary: as prescribed by SRC

NOTE: Applicants are required to get clearance from the following institutions to meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya:

Kenya Revenue Authority
Higher Education Loans Board
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
Criminal Investigation Department
Credit Reference Bureau
Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the applications.
How to Apply

Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and Clearance certificates indicating the positions applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to ;-
Secretary/CEO County Public Board
West Pokot County
P.O Box 577 – 30600
Hand delivered applications can be submitted at County Public Service Board Offices located at former Asal building next to Police Station
You can access the advertisement details /submission of online applications through our website:
Applications should be received on or before Monday 11th September, 2017

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