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Assistant Manager, Operations and Investor Support

  • Post-graduate education
  • Manufacturing, operations, quality
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The job holder is responsible for ensuring sound Investor Support and facilitation for the EPZ Enterprises as well as investor retention and general growth and expansion of the EPZ programme.

Candidates interested in this position are required to comply with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application, copies of the following;

1)Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations.
2)Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
3)Tax compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
4)Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
5)Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence using the Job Application Form ( indicating the Job Reference Number on the Job application Form and send to the email, attaching copies of certificates, relevant testimonial,National ID and requirements of Chapter Six of the constituition of Kenya.

All applications should be sent online in pdf format.


1.Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

a) Develop work plans and budgets for the section for approval.
b) Oversee the execution of the approved section work plans and budgets.
c) Oversee performance management of staff who work in the office.
d) Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Region.
e) Identify training needs for section.
f) Participate in the recruitment of staff within the Region.
g) Participate in the development and review of the organization strategic plan.
h) Identify procurement needs of the section.
i) Mentor and coach staff who work in the section.
j) Participate in various committees in the Organization.

2. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
a) Implement policies and procedure manuals for investor support facilitate.
b) Promotion of the EPZ programme
c) Ensure compliance with Kenya Laws by all EPZ Enterprises.
d) Partner with different organizations for effective Investor support Service.
e) Monitor performance of the EPZ Enterprises
f) Liaison with different government agencies
g) Undertake Pri – Investment and Post Investment facilitation for New EPZ
h) Facilitate Backward Linkages between EPZ Investors and domestic suppliers
i) Organise EPZ Stakeholders Forums.
j) Carry out performance appraisals for staff in the section
k) Source and disseminate strategic information to investors on International,
Regional and national initiatives on potential Business opportunities and Markets.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Athi River
Area of work: Manufacturing, operations, quality
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Budgeting, financial planning; Organizational reforms and change management; Compliance; Operative management; Partnerships; Mentoring
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Export Processing Zone Authority

ManufacturingCompany size: 100-500 people

The Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) was established in 1990, by the EPZ Act CAP 517, Laws of Kenya. The Authority’s mandate is to promote and facilitate export oriented investments and to develop an enabling environment for such investments. The EPZ Authority is a State Corporation, under the Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development.

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