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Dec 5, 2017

Export Promotion Council Manager (County Export Services)

Export Promotion Council (EPC) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Co-operatives.

The primary mandate of the Council is to develop and promote export of Kenya’s goods and services.

Exports are the primary driver of our national economy and the Council wishes to strengthen and enhance delivery of this mandate by recruiting a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and skilled professional for the following position:

Manager, County Export Services 

 
Job Ref EPC/2017/004

1 Position
 
EPC Grade 3
 
Terms of Employment: Four (4) Years Contract Renewable Subject to Performance
 
An officer at this grade will responsible to the Chief Manager, Product, Market Development and Promotion. 

They will be deployed in County Export Support Services division and their functions will entail:-
 
Job Description: The role of this position involves coordination of provision of export support and business counseling services at County level.
 
Job Descriptions will entail:-
  1. Fostering partnerships with county Governments on promotion of the export agenda;
  2. Developing and implementing of outreach programs in the counties
  3. Designing technical proposals for capacity building programmes in the counties;
  4. Providing technical support services on Product Development and Market Promotion;
  5. liaising with CBIK to develop appropriate products and services in consultation with the business community in the Counties stakeholders;
  6. Disseminating accurate, up-to-date and relevant trade information to the business community in the counties;
  7. Establishing and developing networks with private and public Trade Promotion Organizations in the counties to facilitate acquisition and exchange of information
  8. Establishing systems to monitor and evaluate quality of services and products and customer satisfaction
  9. identifying and developing income generating cost recovery opportunities at regional level
  10. Overseeing compilation of databases for producers, exporters and trade support networks
  11. Overseeing preparation of trade information publications relevant to the region
Appointment Specification
 
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  1. A minimum period of ten (10) years’ experience and at least five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity in product and enterprise development, promotion and market development.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, International Trade, SME development, Food Science & Technology, Textiles & Apparels Design, Leather Design or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  3. Master’s Degree in any of the following: Economics, Commerce, Business Administration, International Trade, SME development, Food Science & Technology, Textiles & Apparels Design, Leather Design or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
  4. Professional qualification and membership, where applicable.
  5. Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  6. Good communication and analytical skills;
  7. Project management skills
  8. Proficiency in computer applications
  9. Fulfilled the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution
How to Apply:

Candidates who qualify are advised to CLICK HERE to download and complete the Candidates’ Profile and Application Form.

The completed Form should be submitted in MS Word Format, through email [email protected], so as to reach the EPC by close of business on Wednesday 20th December, 2017.

Only one email will be allowed per applicant.

Candidates must also comply with the provisions of Chapter six of the Kenya Constitution, 2010.

Applicants will be required to attach valid copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions:-
  1. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  2. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  3. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations Department (DCI)
  5. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
The EPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Women, people living with disabilities and those from marginalised communities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

DISCLAIMER: The EPC does NOT require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment, selection and employment process.

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