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Assistant Director of Industries

Public Service Commission

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the position shown above.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 9 years

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF KENYA
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”

Our Mission
“To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”

RE-ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE

Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website: www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal: www.psckjobs.go.ke

Please Note:
(i) Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution - Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
(vi) It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
(vii) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 29th September 2020 latest 5.00 pm (East African Time).


VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY, TRADE AND COOPERATIVES (STATE DEPARTMENT FOR INDUSTRIES)

Assistant Director of Industries – TWENTY (20) POSTS – V/No.203/2020

Salary Scale: Ksh. 87,360- Ksh.121,430 p.m. (CSG 7)
House Allowance: Ksh.16, 800 – 45,000p.m (depending on duty station)
Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 12,000p.m
Leave Allowance: As existing in the Civil Service
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year
Medical Cover: As provided by the government
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) served for a minimum period of nine (9) years, and currently serving at the grade of Senior Industrial Development Officer, CSG 9 and above or in comparable and equivalent positions in the wider public service;
(ii) a Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Business Administration, Mathematics, Biological/Physical Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Statistics, Economics, Project Planning and Management, Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial, Electronics, Metallurgy, Aeronautical, Agricultural). Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Food Technology, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Textile Technology, Production Technology, Leather Sciences, Wood Sciences, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Geology, Environmental Science, in Kenya;
and
(iii) demonstrated high degree of professional, technical and administrative competence as reflected in work performance and results.

Duties and responsibilities
(i) reviewing sectoral reports on Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBS) for manufacturing industry;
(ii) liaising with Research and Development Institutions and other industry stakeholders on the development of industrial tooling and machining;
(iii) identifying potential foreign investors in specific industrial sectors;
(iv) documenting and promoting of the commercialization of research, development research and development findings;
(v) categorizing industrial clusters for industrial development;
(vi) negotiating on industrial related issues at bilateral, regional, and multilateral for a;
(vii) sensitizing entrepreneurs on industrial investment opportunities;
(viii) providing advisory services and mentoring to/for potential and existing entrepreneurs;
(ix) locating potential foreign investors in specific industrial sectors in liaison with relevant government agencies; and
(x) undertaking monitoring and evaluation of projects/programmes.

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