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Dec 5, 2017

Export Promotion Council Manager (Strategy and Performance Management)

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, Strategy and Performance Management

Job Ref EPC/2017/006

1 Position
EPC Grade 3
Terms of Employment: Four (4) Years Contract Renewable Subject to Performance
The Manager, Strategy and Performance Management will be responsible to the Chief Manager, Corporate Strategy, Research and Advocacy for planning, monitoring implementation and evaluation of the Council’s performance. 

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -
Job Description
  1. Undertaking national economic and business reviews to inform goals for export development;
  2. integrating activities of the Council in the national exports sector planning processes.
  3. Developing targets for interventions in the Kenya Vision 2030 objectives.
  4. Coordinating development, implementation and review of the Council’s strategic plan;
  5. Establishment and implementation of a Monitoring and Evaluation framework for the Council’s programmes, projects and activities;
  6. Providing technical support to council staff in planning and monitoring of ongoing activities;
  7. Coordinating development and implementation of the Council’s Service Delivery Charter;
  8. Developing and implementating effective risk appraisal and measurement tools;
  9. Spearheading ISO Certification;
  10. Developing and implementating corporate ethics and anti-corruption framework.
  11. Managing trade flow analysis for the benefit of exporters and policy makers;
  12. Coordinating implementation of Strategic Plan and EPC annual performance contract
  13. Coordinating cascading of performance contract and monitoring implementation progress quarterly.
  14. Liaising with Human Resource Management for coordination of annual performance appraisal exercise by all departments.
Appointment Specifications
For appointment to this grade an officer must have: -
(i) Served in the the grade of Principal Planning Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years
A minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience five (5) of which must have been in a senior management position in the public or private sector;
(ii) Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Micro or macroeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics, Planning, Commerce, Business Administration, International Trade or any other relevant and discipline;
(iii) Masters degree in any of the following disciplines Micro or macroeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics, Planning, Commerce, Business Administration, International Trade or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iv) Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
(v) Proficiency in computer applications.
(vi) Demonstrated thorough understanding of national goals, policies and development objectives and ability to align them to EPC policies and programs.
(vii) Membership to a Professional Organization
(viii) Critical thinking
(ix) High aptitude in problem solving
(x) Decision making aptitude
(xi) Teamwork and Relationship building
(xii) Demonstrated competence in work performance
(xiii) Fulfiled the requirements 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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