New Jobs at Kenya Association of Manufacturers

New Jobs at Kenya Association of Manufacturers

Kenya Association of Manufacturers

New Jobs at Kenya Association of Manufacturers,

New Jobs at Kenya Association of Manufacturers

Social Sciences, Economic Jobs, Social Sciences Jobs,

Sectors Officer

Job Purpose: 

To provide coordination and support services for the advancement of the goals of Kenya Association of Manufacturers Industrial Sectors allocated to the officer.

Specific objectives include.

  • Coordination and support for the advancement of the goals of KAM’s industrial sectors.
  • Support implementation of the manufacturing sectors functions.
  • Provide account management for sectors assigned.
  • Implement administrative activities required to ensure sectors’ operations are effectively carried out.
  • Effective information dissemination to members
  • Timely and accurate reports.
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • The specific duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following:
  • Provide secretariat services to the industrial sectors under the Association and coordinate their activities.
  • Sustainable industrial sectors growth by identifying policy issues and developing plans/strategies in consent and thereafter come up with fact-based position papers/memorandum to engage/influence key decision makers.
  • Facilitate execution of Government engagements and Policy Monitoring to ensure enhanced supportive policies such as Ease of Doing Business for the sector members through National & EAC Budget making process.
  • Facilitate sectors’ capacity building by developing and implementing strategies and strategic relationships to nurture industrial sectors and sub-sectors on emerging issues.
  • Effective account management by timely response to members’ policy related and operational queries/issues, facilitating quarterly & special sector/sub-sector meetings, database development, updating & maintaining of key contacts to enhance KAM services and network.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the CEO from time to time.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Advocacy, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritise work.
  • Experience in private sector and /or government engagements.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Communication and intelligence report writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze economic relationships on various fields such as fiscal policy, economic and regulatory affairs and international trade.
  • Ability to visualize, solve complicated problems in the best way and make accurate and informed decisions.
  • Ability to work with team members to run advocacy and fulfill other organization’s goals.
  • ICT competence.
  • Basic knowledge of the legislative process; ability to understand the impact of new legislations on businesses.
  • Self-motivated; ability to self-drive and work independently to meet deadlines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a busy business advocacy organization or relevant organization engaging in public policy matters.
  • Demonstrated first-hand experience in Trade and business advocacy

Sectors Executive

Job Purpose: 

This position supports in the overall coordination and provision of strategic direction to KAM’s 14 sectors’ affairs by proactively developing strategic solutions on issues affecting members at the sector level. Support in ensuring all the 14 sectors and sub-sectors provide sector specific impact and outcomes as desired in the KAM strategy plan.

Duties and Responsibilities

The specific duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to the following: –

  • Support the sectors manager in developing and implementing strategies on nurturing industrial and sub-sectors; resource mobilize towards addressing sector matters.
  • Support government engagement & policy monitoring to ensure ease of doing business for KAM members at sector level (oversee sector specific priorities & activities).
  • Support coordination of sector specific policy, research and advocacy position papers.
  • Support development, updating and maintenance of up-to-date sector and sub-sector profiles; maintenance of database for all sectors

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Self-motivated; ability to self-drive and work independently to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to visualize, solve complicated problems in the best way and make accurate and informed decisions.
  • Experience in private sector and /or government engagements.
  • Basic project management skills.
  • Communication and intelligence report writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze economic relationships on various fields such as fiscal policy, economic and regulatory affairs and international trade.
  • Ability to work with team of members to run advocacy and fulfill other organization’s goals.
  • ICT competence.
  • Basic knowledge of the legislative process; ability to understand the impact of new legislations on businesses.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or related social sciences from a recognized institution.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a busy business advocacy organization or relevant organisation engaging in public policy matters.
  • Demonstrated first-hand experience in Trade and Business advocacy

Method of Application

Interested and qualifying candidates should complete the online application and submit their CV and Application letter only to hr@kam.co.ke indicating the words “the position” in the email subject line to reach us not later than 11th January 2023Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Association of Manufacturers on forms.office.com to apply

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