The County Public Service Board of Nyandarua wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions at the following Departments:
Department of Industrialization, Trade & Cooperatives & Urban Development
2) Director of Trade JOB GROUP ‘R’ (CPSB 3) ONE (1) POST ADVERT NO. 56/2020
Terms of Service : Permanent and Pensionable
Basic Salary : Kshs. 121,430 – Kshs. 169,140 p.m
House Allowance : Kshs. 20,000 p.m
Commuter Allowance : Kshs. 16,000 p.m
Medical Benefits : Comprehensive Medical Cover
a) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
i. Have at least 12 (twelve) years’ experience in Trade Development.
ii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International Trade/ Business/Relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution
iii. Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International Trade/ Business/Relations or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
iv. A certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks.
v. A certificate in Computer applications.
vi. Demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.
b) Duties and Responsibilities
i. Developing strategies to enhance trade in all aspects in the county;
ii. Developing policy documents on the growth of trade in the county;
iii. Preparing work plans for the directorate
iv. Facilitating the settlement of trade disputes;
v. Developing mechanisms to handle public complaints on local, regional international trade and customer care issues;
vi. Analysing economic and trade related policies;
vii. Documenting business information to the business community;
viii. Facilitating trade promotion activities through trade fairs and exhibitions;
ix. Scanning market profiling and market intelligence surveys for international trade development;
x. Providing consultancy and extension services on trade issues to stakeholders;
xi. Preparing position papers for bilateral, regional and international trade negotiations [e.g. World Trade Organization (WTO), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East Africa Community (EAC), African Caribbean and Pacific and European Union (ACP EU) among others];
xii. Drafting trade agreements for negotiations with East Africa Community (EAC), African Caribbean and Pacific and European Union (ACPEU) among others];
xiii. Drafting trade agreements for negotiation with trading partners;
xiv. Facilitating the settlement of trade disputes;
Visit Nyandarua County Website for specific posts and requirements for appointment.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates are requested to download the Application for Employment Form from the website: www.nyandaruacpsb.go.ke Thereafter, candidates should complete the Application for Employment Form and attach photocopies of the following documents:
i. National Identification Card
ii. Academic, professional certificates and testimonials
iii. Any other relevant supporting documents
Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, plus other relevant documents in support of their applications.
Applications should be submitted to the County Public Service Board clearly indicating the position applied for on the envelope which should be addressed to:
County Public Service Board of Nyandarua,
P.O. Box 38-20303,
Applications may also be hand delivered to the County Public Service Board offices located at Posta house, 2nd floor, 0I-Kalou Town. Applications should be received on or before dose of business on 21st October, 2020.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Nyandarua County Government is an equal opportunity employer women, youth, physically challenged, minority and marginalized persons: are encouraged to apply.