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Chief Trade Development Officer

The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Chief Trade Development Officer, Job Group ‘M’-One (1) Post

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Trade, the Officer will be responsible for the following:

·      Preparation of briefs, position papers on domestic trade policies and programmes;
·      Preparation and implementation of work programmes and submission of progress reports; co-coordination of preparation of the development plan chapter relating to domestic trade;
·      Supervision of market surveys, product market adaptation programmes and economic research necessary for the development of commerce;
·      Formulation of appropriate domestic trade policies and liaising with the relevant stakeholders in the county and the country;
·      Any other duties that may be assigned by the Director of Trade.

Requirements for appointments: –

·      Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce, Marketing or Business Administration, International Trade or Economics from recognized university in Kenya
·      Served for three (3) years in Trade Development in the public sector OR at least five (5) years’ experience in a comparable position in the private sector.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance


Weights and Measures Officer
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Weights and Measures Officer II, Job Group “J” – One (1) Post

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the Officer will be responsible for the following:
·      Testing and stamping mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring equipment;
·      Collecting data on verified equipment at traders premises, stamping stations and verification office;
·      Sampling prepackaged goods for quantitative analysis;
·      Preparing testing equipment for inspection and investigation purposes;
·      Preparing weighing and measuring equipment during trade fairs and exhibitions; and
·      Giving evidence in court on cases arising from infringement of the weights and Measures Act (Cap 513 Laws of Kenya) and Trade Descriptions Act (Cap 505 Laws of Kenya).
·      Any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Weights and Measures Officer.

Requirements for appointments

·      A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-Physics, Mathematics, Legal Metrology, Information Communication Technology or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance


Chief Weights and Measures Officer
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Chief Weights and Measures Officer, Job Group ‘M’– One (1) Post

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer, the officer will be responsible for the following:
·      Ensure that before commencement of verification and stamping program, the necessary legal obligations are complied with as provided in section 27 of the Weights and Measures Act.
·      Receive and analyze all complaints under the Weights and Measures Act and ensure proper investigations
·      Sensitize on standards so as to create awareness among members of the public and consumers as to the need of using accurate measures.
·      An officer at this level will be responsible for testing and stamping of all mechanical and electronic weighing and measuring instruments
·      Conducting prosecution for offences arising from infringement of Weights and Measures Act, Trade Description Act and all regulations made thereunder
·      Conducting inspection on wholesale and retail trading premises on the use of legal metrology equipment
·      Carrying out bi-annual calibration and comparison of all legal metrology standards with reference to higher accuracy level standards
·      Co-ordinate weights and measures services in the field to ensure effective service delivery and fair trade practices.
·      Carrying out research in specific areas of legal metrology and consumer protection
·      Developing a public sensitization schedule to ensure that the public sensitization forum is well coordinated and effectively carried out.
·      Supervising and coordinating verification activities and stamping
·      Any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Officer

Requirements for appointment

·      Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Physics, mathematics, Chemistry, legal metrology, computer science, law or Engineering (mechanical/electrical/Electronics), Micro-processors or any other related degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
·      Post- graduate Diploma in legal metrology or Advanced certificate from the Institute of Trade Standards and Administration (K);
·      Five (5) years’ experience in the public or private sector in a comparable position.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance


Risk & Compliance Officer
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Risk and Compliance Officer I, Job Group ‘K’-One (1) Post

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Co-operative Development, the Officer will be responsible for the following:
·      Develop and monitor risk registers for all co-operatives and also performs risk assessments.
·      Prepare risk register reports and analysis for review by the Director, Co-operative Development iii. Monitor and coordinate risk and compliance activities to ensure the Department remains abreast of the status of all Co-operative compliance activities.
·      Follow up of any identified risks within Co-operative and makes recommendations for action.
·      Implement the risk and compliance policies and procedures in place.
·      Provide reports on a monthly and quarterly basis, or as directed/requested.
·      Provide relevant information required by external bodies and regulators on compliance matters.
·      Monitor the performance of the compliance program for co-operative and related activities on a continuous basis and taking appropriate steps to improve effectiveness.
·      Implementing an effective risk training program for Co-operative Society.
·      Keeping abreast with the applicable laws, regulations, rules and standards in the risk & compliance fraternity and advice on the emerging developments of the same.
·      Any other duty that may be assigned by the Director Cooperative Development.

Requirements for Appointment

·      Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines;- Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or Business Administration from a university recognized in Kenya;
·      Certified Public Secretaries (CPS) Kenya Part II or Certified Public Accountants(CPA) Kenya Part II or Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) Part III from a recognized Institution; and
·      Have at least 3 years’ experience in Risk and Compliance.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance


Co-operative Auditor 
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Co-operative Auditor I, Job Group ‘K’-One (1) Post

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Co-operative Development and Director, Internal Audit, the Officer will be responsible for the following:
·      Examining all books of accounts of all co-operative societies in the county in accordance with the law, rules and regulations
·      Preparing detailed audit observations, verifying statement of accounts and reporting the findings to the immediate supervisors.
·      Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisors.

Requirements for Appointment

·      Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines;- Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or Business Administration from a university recognized in Kenya;
·      Be a Certified Public Secretaries (CPS) Kenya Part II or Certified Public Accountants(CPA) Kenya Part II or Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) Part III from a recognized Institution; and
·      Have at least 3 years’ experience in auditing. Experience in Co-operative Auditing will be an added advantage.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance



Chief Co-operative Officer
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Chief Co-operative Officer –Job Group “M’-Two (2) posts

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director, Co-operative Development, the Officer will be responsible for the following: Duties and responsibilities
·      Carrying out market research and disseminating research findings
·      Promoting value addition and processing
·      Conducting co-operatives banking inspections
·      Undertaking co-operative risk assessment
·      Developing new financial products and credit policies
·      Processing of applications for registration
·      Inspections and investigations of co-operative societies
·      Training needs assessment for co-operative movement and conducting trainings
·      Market information dissemination and provision of advisory services
·      Investment advisory services
·      Coordination and monitoring of co-operative indemnity by co-operative management
·      Promotion of co-operative ventures and innovations for co-operatives
·      Enforcing compliance with co-operative legislations
·      Participate in market management and market committee meetings.

Requirements for appointments

·      Served in the grade of Senior Co-operative officer for a minimum period of three (3) years in the public sector OR five (5) years in a comparable position in the private sector;
·      Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-Commerce, Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Sociology, Law, Agricultural Economics, Co-operative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development, Finance or Agri-business from a university recognized in Kenya
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance


Director Co-operative Development
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Director Co-operative Development, Job Group “R”-One (1) Post

Duties and Responsibilities;

Reporting to the Chief Officer, Trade, Tourism and Co-operative Development, the Officer will be responsible for the following:
·      Providing technical advice on co-operative investments, finance, credit, marketing, project management, extension and advisory services;
·      Developing and ensuring implementation of policies;
·      Ensuring and enforcing compliance with co-operative legislation;
·      Designing, coordinating and monitoring the implementation of co-operative activities.
·      Preparing and validating registration and deregistration of co-operative societies documents,
·      Monitoring co-operative societies liquidation process
·      Developing education and training packages for co-operative movements
·      Analyzing data for policy formulation
·      Carrying out market research and disseminating research findings;
·      Promoting value addition and processing; xi. Undertaking co-operative risk assessment;
·      Developing new financial products, creating new policies and other co-operative ventures.
·      Staff supervision, development and appraisal in the Directorate/Division
·      Co-ordinating and monitoring the implementation of Vision 2030 and Nyeri County Vision for Economic and Social Transformation flagship projects.
·      Any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Officer

Requirements for appointment

·      Served for cumulative period of not less than twelve (12) years, three (3) of which must have been at the grade of Assistant Director of Co-operative Development in the public sector OR in a comparable and relevant position in the private sector;
·      A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-Co-operative Management, Commerce, Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Co-operative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development, Finance or Agribusiness from a university recognized in Kenya;
·      Masters degree in any of the following disciplines:- Co-operative Management, Commerce, Business Administration, Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Co-operative Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Management and Organizational Development, Finance or Agribusiness from a university recognized in Kenya.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance


Videographer/ Photographer
The County Government of Nyeri wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the above position.
Governors Press Unit
Information Officer (Videographer/ Photographer), Job Group ‘J’- 1 post

Duties and Responsibilities;

Reporting to the Director, Governor’s Press Unit, the Officer will be responsible for the following:
·      Scheduling and setting up photo shoots.
·      Setting up and capturing photos during Government functions.
·      Editing photos into usable clips and multimedia products for web and social media platforms
·      Maintaining the equipment.
·      Compiling image processing and maintaining a photo album and archive.
·      Planning, directing, organizing and shooting of videos of County Government events, projects and achievements.
·      Adding subtitles to videos on the government website and social media platforms.
·      Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for appointment

·      Be a holder of at least a Diploma or equivalent in Journalism or Mass Communication from a recognized Institution in Kenya specializing in Photography, film/video production and editing.
·      Have good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
·      Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than three (3) years in the Public Service or Private Sector in the portfolio.
·      Evidence by way of portfolio showing diverse topics photographed.
·      Demonstrated experience in all major photo editing software packages.
Remuneration and benefits
·      Salary – As per Salaries and Remuneration (SRC)
·      Terms of service – Three (3) years renewable contract.
·      Service Gratuity – 31% of basic salary on completion of the contract
·      Medical Cover – Provided for self, spouse and dependent children upto 2 years of age.
·      Leave – 30 days annual leave with leave allowance
Notes
All Applicants MUST attach their CVs together with certified copies of the following documents:
·      Academic and professional certificates and other testimonials
·      National Identity Card
Applicants for the position of Director will be required to further avail certified copies of the following documents:
·      Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
·      Clearance from a recognized Credit Reference Bureau(CRB)
·      Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
·      Clearance certificates from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
·      Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
The County Government of Nyeri is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from any part of the country are encouraged to apply.
Officers working in the National Government, County Government(s) and other Government Bodies in similar or related positions are encouraged to apply.
Women and Person Living with Disabilities (PLWD) and meeting the specified requirements are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
Written applications, together with the required documents should be sent to:
THE SECRETARY,
NYERI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,
KARSON’S PHOTO HOUSE KIMATHI STREET
P.O BOX 90-10100, NYERI
Applications should reach the undersigned on or before 14th April 2018.

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