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Director, Technical Services

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

(i) Have a minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience, five (5) of which should be in a management position.
(ii) Have a Bachelors Degree in leather related field from a recognized institution.
(iii) Possession of a Masters Degree in leather related field from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
(iv) Be a member of a professional body, where applicable
(v) Have a certificate in Leadership course from a recognized institution.
(vi) Be proficient in computer applications.
(vii) Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
(viii) Demonstrate competence in work performance. In addition to the above, an officer must have the following personal qualities:
• Ability to articulate and implement the Council’s Mandate.
• Sound management skills.
• Leadership and communication skills.
• Appreciation and application of technology in the work environment.
• Self-driven and results oriented.

Applications should be received not later than 5.00 pm, on26th August, 2019. Kenya Leather Development Council is an equal opportunityemployer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, Youth, Persons withdisabilities and those from marginalized communities and minority groups areencouraged toapply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will becontacted. Detailed job description and specifications for the advertisedpositions and the job application form may be found on our website
www.leathercouncil.go.ke

Responsibilities

The development and review of leather sector policies, standards and guidelines.
(ii) The establishment and management of Leather Parks and Training Centres (Centres of Excellence).
(iii) Identification and recruiting MSMEs to be trained in production of leather and leather products.
(iv) The development and review of training curriculum and materials.
(v) The assessment of impact of training on MSMEs productivity.
(vi) The development and review of standards in the leather sector in collaboration with KEBS. (vii) Promotion, innovation, product development and branding.
(viii) Collaboration with County Governments and other Agencies on hides and skins quality improvement.
(ix) The registration of leather sector players, (Tanneries, exporters/importers, manufacturers, accessories, chemical suppliers and service providers).
(x) The inspection and verification of leather and related products’ imports and exports.
(xi) The promotion of market linkages and access.
(xii) The marketing of leather parks and centres to attract investment
. (xiii) Environmental compliance in collaboration with stakeholde

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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