Trade Development Officer II Jobs in Kenya – (5 Positions)


This position is responsible for promoting trade through creation of an enabling business and investment environment for business to thrive in the county.

 Key Responsibilities

 Coordinate and implement trade policies;

 Implement trade and investment policies in the county;

 Conduct business education and training of traders within the county;

 Collect, compile and analyses economic and trade related data;

 Sensitize business community on sources of credit available to micro, small and medium enterprises (SME’s);

 Participate and organize trade interactive forums and facilitate trade promotion activities;

 Undertake research and market intelligence for trade development in order to promote entrepreneurial venture creation, growth and development;

 Monitor and evaluate trade activities and programmes that are conducted within the county;

 Manage respective markets ensuring they are clean and well maintained.


 Bachelors’ degree in social sciences in any of the following fields;

Commerce, Marketing, Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Business Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, or relevant equivalent from a recognized institution.

 Competence in financial accounting

 Computer literacy

 Knowledge of entrepreneurial and general economic factors.

 Ability to work well with

 Three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position from a reputable organization

 Satisfies the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Terms of Service: Permanent & Pensionable
Salary: As set by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)

How To Apply

All applicants should submit their applications cover letter together with copies of their detailed curriculum vitae with names, address and telephone contacts of three referees. academic and professional certificates, testimonials, national identity card or passport and any other supporting documents.

Applications should be addressed to:
County Public Service Board
County Government of Kiambu
P O Box 2362 – 00900


ALL applications should be hand delivered in a sealed envelope, clearly marking on top of the envelope the position applied for, and dropped in the specific box provided at County Public Service Board offices, Room 103, first floor at Thika Sub-County offices between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on weekdays.

Applications should reach the Board on or before Friday 8th September, 2023.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity card, academic and professional certificates and submit clearance from the following institutions:

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

County Government of Kiambu is an equal opportunity employer, women, youth and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

The Board and the County Government of Kiambu is committed to Zero tolerance to Corruption. We CAUTION applicants and their families not to fall victim of fraudsters and impersonators who solicit for money with a promise to secure them jobs in the County Government. The Board shall bear no responsibility for any personal loss arising from such unlawful dealings. Report any of such cases to the Police.