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Estate & Administration Officer


JOB GROUP KMC 5 REF: KMC/HRA/EAO/8/5/2019
The Estate and Administration Officer will report to the Human Resource and Administration Manager.
Responsibilities
·         Conducting Inspection of the properties to ensure they are in good condition and order.

·         Preparing periodic property management reports for in house use as well as advising the management accordingly.
·         Responsible for arranging maintenance and repairs to properties; which are to be carried out expeditiously, economically and to an acceptable standard.
·         Ensuring lawful requirements, as well as organization procedures, are followed at all times.
·         Oversee maintenance and repairs
·         Collection and collation of data and information relating to the Estate
·         Timely and accurate billing and service charge collection
·         Prompt response to customer queries/needs.
·         Control of property management related costs.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate shall possess the following:
·         Degree in Real Estate/Facilities Management or any other business related degree/
·         Membership in EARB or ISK is an added advantage;
·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in real estate with minimum 1 years in property management
·         Certificate in Supervisory Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution
·         Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
·         Advanced computer skills.
·         Certificate in Supervisory Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
·         Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
·         Demonstrate sound judgment, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·         Be results oriented and willing to multitask and meet strict deadlines.
·         Have strategic leadership skills.
·         Be a team player with ability to motivate staff.
·         Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
·         Be customer centric and resourceful in problem solving.

Security Officer
JOB GROUP KMC 5 REF: KMC/HRA/SO/7/5/2019
Responsibilities
·         Ensuring that the commission’ assets are secured
·         Implementing security policies ‘
·         Preparing work plans and budgets for security requirements;
·         Coordinating security operations with public law enforcement agencies;
·         Developing emergency management and contingency procedures;
·         Identifying, investigating and resolving security breaches;
·         Keeping abreast with emerging security challenges and devising appropriate interventions to ensure the organization security is maintained at all times;
·         Monitoring all surveillance cameras and CCTV remote viewer programs.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate shall possess the following:
·         Degree in any of the following. Criminology, criminology and criminal justice, criminology and fraud management, criminology and security management; or equivalent from a recognized university.
·         Undergone a four (4) weeks approved security course at CID training school or an approved security course from the military or its equivalent
·         Served in the forces for a period five (5) years
·         Proven experience in the use of CCTV and surveillance cameras in the security function.
·         A first aid certificate from recognized institution;
·         Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
·         Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
·         Demonstrate sound judgment, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·         Be results oriented and willing to multitask and meet strict deadlines.
·         Have strategic leadership skills.
·         Be a team player with ability to motivate staff.
·         Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
·         Be customer centric and resourceful in problem solving.

Chief Grader
JOB GROUP KMC 5 REF: KMC/HRA/CG/6/5/2019
Responsibilities
·         Ensure consistency in grading in accordance with regulations.
·         Consider and determine all appeals made to him/her under regulations.
·         Identify grading problems and recommend remedial action.
·         Work together with Production superintendents, veterinary office and livestock department to ensure attainment of departmental targets
·         Participate in continuous review of the Standard Operating Procedures and production Work Instructions
·         Supervise the work of graders.
·         Submit daily grading reports
Qualifications
The ideal candidate shall possess the following:
·         Bachelor’s degree in Food Science/ Veterinary/ Animal health courses
·         Diploma in meat technology or any other higher level from a recognized institution
·         Certificate in meat inspection and grading from recognized institutions
·         Five (5) years’ experience in meat grading
·         Conversant with Grading Regulations
·         Conversant with hygiene requirements in meat processing.
·         Advanced computer skills
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
·         Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
·         Be a team player with ability to motivate staff.
·         Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
·         Be able customer centric and resourceful in problem solving.
·         Able to prevent zoonotic and food borne diseases
·         Be able to advise on hygiene and quality of meat meant for human consumption
·         Be able to inspect meat meant for human consumption
·         Able to grade carcasses correctly and advise farmers, livestock traders and animal transporters on how to handle and produce high quality animals for slaughter
·         Be able to instruct ,supervise and advise on all slaughterhouse operations

·         Able to control hygiene in slaughterhouse, meat processing establishments and meat transport containers and activities.
·         Able to facilitate local and international trade of animals and meat products.

Office Administrator
JOB GROUP KMC 5 REF: KMC/HRA/OA/5/5/2019
The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall day-to-day management/administration of the office, managing and maintain the office diary and schedule of appointments and providing secretarial services.
Responsibilities
·         Responsible for the overall day to day management/administration of the office of the managing commissioner
·         Booking the meeting room for meetings and making hospitality arrangements as may be required;
·         Sending out notices for meeting and following up to confirm receipt;
·         Ensuring that the meeting venues are well organized;
·         Managing and maintain the office diary and schedule of appointments for the immediate supervisor;
·         Providing secretarial services for the Managing commissioner;
·         Maintaining records of outgoing letters, correspondences, documents and records; monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communication.
·         Preparing and editing correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents.
·         Organizing international travel as may be required from time to time; and
·         Answer and screen calls directed to the Managing commissioner
Qualifications
The ideal candidate shall possess the following:
·         Bachelor degree in secretarial studies or of Business and Office Management from a recognised institution
·         A Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; or Business Education single Group Certificates in the following subjects: Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.); Shorthand III (120 w.p.m.); Business English III; Commerce II; Office Practice II; Office Management III Secretarial Duties II,
·         Certificate in Secretarial Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
·         Must have a minimum of three years (3) experience in similar position.
·         Certificate in Supervisory Skills course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution
·         Satisfy the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should:
·         Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
·         Demonstrate sound judgment, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·         Be results oriented and willing to multitask and meet strict deadlines.
·         Have strategic leadership skills.
·         Be a team player with ability to motivate staff.
·         Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
·         Be customer centric and resourceful in problem solving.

Branch Manager

KMC 4 JOB GROUP KMC 4 REF: KMC/HRA/BM/4/5/2019
The Branch Manager will be in Charge of Kibarani, Mombasa Branch.
Responsibilities
·         Oversee the production process the Branch to ensure that all international quality hygiene standards are met.
·         Co-ordinate all maintenance works at the factories and storage facilities to ensure work efficiency and their optimal use.
·         Supervise all financial operations in the Branch
·         Liaise with all relevant Heads of Departments at the Head Office for purposes of applying same policies and procedures as appropriate.
·         Develop and recommend an appropriate annual budget for branch operations.
·         In consultation with Production Manager diversify processing of meat product in accordance with market demand dynamics
·         Develop a sustainable production strategy in line with the business set objectives
·         Advice management on key aspects related to production.
·         Ensuring availability and control of livestock inflow to meet demand cycles
·         Research and develop initiatives to improve production standards.
·         Implement Food Safety System and ensure all quality aspects of production are adhered to.
·         Prepare periodic reports to management for decision making
·         Monitor Branch’s progress in meeting set targets.
·         Prepare, implement and control the Branch budget
Qualifications
·         Degree in Food Science and Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         Five (5) years’ experience in Senior Management in food processing industry
·         Master’s degree is added advantage
·         Relevant professional qualification
·         Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four(4) weeks from a recognized institution
Key personal attributes / functional skills
The ideal candidate should
·         Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
·         Demonstrate sound judgment, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·         Be results oriented and willing to multitask and meet strict deadlines.
·         Have strategic leadership skills.
·         Be a team player with ability to motivate staff.
·         Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with varied stakeholders.
·         Be customer centric and resourceful in problem solving.
·         Advanced computer skills.
How to Apply
All candidates must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and obtain the appropriate certification from the:
·         Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
·         Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
·         Directorate of Criminal Investigations
·         Higher Education Loan Board (HELB)
·         Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Interested and qualified candidates should fill and submit hard copies of the KMC employment application form which is available on the KMC website www.kenyameat.co.ke accompanied by applications detailed curriculum vitae, academic and professional certificates, national identity card, testimonials, current and expected salary and names and addresses of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than 28th June 2019.
Persons living with Disabilities, Women, Youth, persons from minority and/or marginalized groups who meet the requirements of the advertised positions are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the “REFERENCE NUMBER” of the position applied for and be addressed to:
The Managing Commissioner
Kenya Meat Commission
P.O Box 2-00204
ATHI RIVER

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