Full-Time Kenya Bureau of Standards Recruits Managing Director
Kenya Bureau of Standards Recruits Managing Director
Vacancy: Managing Director
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is the National Body established under the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the Laws of Kenya.
KEBS mandate is to safeguard the reputation of Kenya’s products and services as well as the imports brought into the country by ensuring the quality of these products.
KEBS vision to be a global leader in standards based solutions that deliver quality and confidence.
In order to ensure that KEBS delivers on its mandate, we now seek to recruit a high caliber, results oriented and self driven professional who will provide leadership and strategic direction in the capacity of Managing Director.
Reporting to the National Standards Council, The Managing Director will bear the ultimate responsibility of safeguarding the reputation of Kenya’s products and services as well as the quality of imports brought into the country.
S/he will be responsible for directing and managing KEBS projects, activities, staff and resources in order to deliver the organization’s strategic plan and to meet the country’s standardization and the National Quality Infrastructure.
S/he will foster a culture of quality and performance that promotes standards of ethical practices, good corporate citizenship as well as health.
S/he will also inculcate a result-based management culture to improve performance and accountability of staff and senior management in the organization.
Must be a Kenyan citizen with high Ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and should meet chapter six (6) of the Kenyan Constitution.
The ideal candidate must be a holder of Bachelor degree from a recognized university in the fields of Management, Social Sciences, Business or Public Administration, Engineering or other related fields. A master’s degree of any of the above fields will be an added advantage.
A minimum of 10 years professional experience in a senior role in a multi faceted organization.
Must be visionary, transformative and with a global perspective
Must have proven excellent leadership skills in strategy formulation and execution
Should have experience and capacity to mobilize resources for project implementation
Must demonstrate knowledge in negotiations, influencing skills and industry knowledge
Clear knowledge of vision 2030 and ability to align the same to the organization’s mission and vision
Should be knowledgeable on Kenyan Legal and regulatory framework.
This is a challenging and extremely exciting role that provides the qualifying candidate the opportunity to make a marked difference in the realization of Kenya development aspirations.
The National Standards Council is prepared to offer an attractive salary and benefit package commensurate with the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience and demonstrated character.
The detailed job profile and reference number can be accessed in www.kebs.org
Candidates who meet the above criteria are advised to submit their application letter, detailed curriculum vitae and any other testimonials on or before 11th October, 2013 by 5.00pm to the address below quoting the ref number
Applications should be emailed to [email protected] and hard copies delivered to the office
The ChairmanNational Standards CouncilKenya Bureau of StandardsP.O Box 54974-00200Nairobi
Candidates should also provide the following information:
Current Remuneration and benefits
Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal investigation Department
Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
Kenya Bureau of standards reserves the right to verify the documentation submitted by the candidates.
The successful candidate will be offered a three (3) years contract, renewable for further one term on successful appraisal.
KEBS is an equal opportunity employer.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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