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Job Title: Officer, Membership, Collaboration and Consultancy

Grade: KS 8

Corporation/Organization: Kenya Bureau of Standards

Directorate: Standards Development

Department: National Quality Institute

Division: Membership, Collaboration and Consultancy

Section / Unit: Membership, Collaboration and Consultancy

Location / Work Station: KEBS Headquarters, Nairobi

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Assistant Manager, National Quality Institute

Direct Reports: N/A

Indirect Reports: N/A

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

I. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

II. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

a)       Implements the sectional workplans, budget and medium expenditure framework and procurement plan for prudent use of resources;

b)       Participates in the preparation of proposals for collaboration and consultancy work for service delivery;

c)       Maintains membership database of all members by reviewing new member data for completeness and updating current member records to reflect CPD (continual professional development) and any other changes.

d)       Markets the membership and consultancy scheme to create awareness of the schemes, attract new applicants and showcase the benefits accruing.

e)       Communicates with members and consultants on all matters relating to membership such as maintaining CPD, changes in requirements and validity of membership.

f)        Participates in the implementation of networking forums by creating awareness, maintaining registration and incorporating member feedback to ensure forums represent the needs of members.

g)       Prepares reports for monitoring of the performance of the membership and consultancy scheme.

h)      Engages relevant stakeholders, both existing and new for business partnership with NQI

i)         Implements effective feedback mechanism on stakeholder’s forum to inform improvement of services

j)         Identifies resources to support the implementation of membership, collaboration and consultancy activities.

k)       Coordinates registration of students to the Quality certification programmes

l)         Implements management systems adopted by KEBS for the purpose of ensuring efficiency, effectiveness, and sustained customer satisfaction in the section;

m)     Implements the Risk Management Framework in the section to mitigate against the negative effects of risks and take advantage of opportunities;

n)      Implements the section’s business continuity strategies to ensure resilience and sustainability of section’s processes, products and services.

Job Dimensions:

I. Financial Responsibility

  • Implements resource mobilization strategies in the section.

II. Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institutions (Office equipment, office furniture)

III. Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Makes operational decisions.

IV. Working Conditions

  • Works predominantly in the field.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Registration with relevant professional bodies:

a)       American Society for Quality;

b)       Chartered Quality Institute;

c)       Engineers Board of Kenya;

d)       Chemical society of Kenya;

e)       Physical society of Kenya;

f)        Food Nutrition and Dietetics Board;

g)       Computer Society of Kenya;

h)      Institute of Human Resource Management;

i)         Kenya Institute of Management; and

j)         National Quality Institute.

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 4 years relevant work experience.

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

Functional:

a)       Six Sigma and total quality management skills

b)       Statistical analysis tools skills

c)       Excellence Models skills

d)       Training and auditing skills

e)       Financial management

f)        Negotiation skills;

g)       Project management skills;

h)      Information, communication, and technology skills;

i)         Presentation skills;

j)         Report writing; and

k)       Analytical skills.

Behavioral

a)       Problem solving skills;

b)       Time management skills; and

c)       Communication skills.

Application Submission

The application form, key responsibilities and job specification for the above positions must be received by 21st April 2021.

NB: Any academic certificate from foreign Institutions MUST be accompanied with a recognition certificate from Commissioner of University Education, Kenya.

Please ensure you have the following documents at hand for the application process.

1. ID & PIN Copies
2. Cover Letter
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Academic Certificates
5. Professional Qualifications
6. Professional Bodies’ Membership Certificates
7. Constitutional Documents

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