County Public Service Board

VACANCIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE, INDUSTRY, MARKETING, TOURISM & CO-OPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT(Closed 21/09/2021)

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Director Marketing- 1 post

 Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Job Group
: R
Salary Scale:
Ksh.
121,430 x 6,070 - 127,500 x 6,370 - 133,870 x 6,570 - 140,440 x           6,770 - 147,210 x 6,960 - 154,170 x 7,160 x 7,160 - 161,330 x 7,810-169,140 p.m.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •    In-charge of the Marketing Directorate
  •     Supervising staff in the directorate
  •     Developing the County Marketing Policy
  •     Developing the marketing plan strategy for new and existing products within the county
  •     Overseeing implementation of the Marketing strategy - including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR aimed at increased trade volumes
  •     Working closely with the community based enterprises/industries and assist in the marketing of the products within and outside the county.
  •     Guiding the day to day activities of the marketing team.
  •     Ensuring that the marketing objectives are implemented by the marketing team.
  •     Organize for trade fairs and exhibitions
  •     promote the product development for the county marketable commodities
  •     Develop marketing platforms for the county products
  •     To promote the export of products by creation of market linkages with exporters and importers
  •     collaborating with stakeholders to ensure improved trade volumes in the county
  •     Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends to ensure products have a comparative and competitive advantage.

 Qualifications

  •     Bachelor’s degree commerce/ Business Management/ Business Administration with a bias in Marketing or related field from a recognized institution.
  •      A Master’s degree in Marketing
  •     At least 15 years’ experience in senior position in the public sector or private sector
  •     Proven track record of success in senior marketing roles.
  •     Confident, driven and dynamic leader.
  •     Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to spot innovations in the marketing.
  •     A member of Marketing Society of Kenya will be an added advantage

Marketing Officers- 4 positions

 Job Group: K
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable
Salary Scale: Ksh. 38,270 x 1,470 – 39,740 x 1,520 – 41,260 x 1,710 – 42,970 x 1,920 – 44,890 x 2,000 – 46,890 x 2,110 – 49,000 x 2,170- 51,170 p.m

Duties and Responsibilities

  •   Reporting to the Director-Marketing
  •  Profiling products with export potential within the county
  • Developing the marketing strategy for new and existing products within the county
  • Work closely with director to define and develop marketing materials and programs
  • Carrying out the day to day activities of the marketing team
  •  Developing marketing strategies including branding, advertising aimed at improving marketing of the community products
  • Working closely and assisting individuals and producer business groups such as co-operative societies, self-help groups in developing marketing strategies
  • Undertaking market research and advise on the director on market trends
  • Preparing and submitting periodic reports to the Director Marketing
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

       Qualification

  •     Bachelors a degree in Commerce, Business Management or Business Administration preferably with a bias in Marketing or related field from a recognized institution.  (2nd class upper honors)
  •    Ability to develop programmes on marketing planning and implementing marketing campaigns involving a range of media and current technologies; social media; editing and proof reading; working with marketing/ design agencies;
  •      Creative and innovative thinker
  •      Ability to effectively manage and prioritize own work load and achieve goals, including working on multiple projects simultaneously; working flexibly to tight and changing timescales,
  •       Networking, interpersonal and collaboration skills for effective partnership working;
  •       Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills.
  •       Ability to contribute to a positive and supportive team approach throughout work
  •       Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office/ social media/ online applications
  •        The ability to work flexibly.
  •        Previous experience will be an added advantage.

Written applications enclosing Duly filled Makueni County Job Application Form, Current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to;

The Ag. Chief Executive Officer

 Makueni County Public Service Board

 P.O. Box 49 - 90300

 MAKUENI.

Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute to be received on or before 5:00 p.m. on 21st September, 2021.

NOTE:

 (i)  The Job Application Form can be downloaded from the County Public Service Board website: www.makuenipsb.go.ke              

 (ii) All shortlisted candidates will be required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;

  •          The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
  •          The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
  •          The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  •          The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

 (iii)              Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 (iv)            Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

 (v)             Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity cards, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.

 (vi)               The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.

 (vii)             Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

 (viii)          The Board does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

 
Ag. Chief Executive Officer
MAKUENI COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

 

Contacts:

Address to: The Secretary/CEO MCPSB P.O. Box 49 – 90300, MAKUENI.
Tel. +254 (0)20 202 6751
Email:cpsb@makueni.go.ke
Office Location:
Unoa Road off Wote – Makindu Road, past Makueni Girls