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Director - Quality Assurance & Inspection- KEBS



1 month ago

Job Description

Provide leadership, plans, coordinates, organizes resources and manages Quality Assurance & Inspection activities so as to ensure effective operations and compliance with the Standards Act, Cap 496. 2. Ensure quality of goods (locally manufactured and imported) and services offered to Kenyans comply with standard specifications and to promote fair trade. 3. Oversee the realization of Kenya’s vision 2030 in Quality Assurance & Inspection Directorate through selected projects Works with the Managing Director to chart the overall Vision and Strategic Direction of KEBS, based on the mandate given by the Standards Act Cap. 496 Laws of Kenya and vision 2030. b) Advise the Managing Director and National Standards Council (KEBS Board) on emergent strategies to counter risks related to changes in both internal and external business environments. c) Strategize on generation of new income streams for the Kenya Bureau of standards by facilitating client growth in the manufacturing sector by developing mechanisms. d) Ensure appropriate and effective communication within the division and with its external clients for effective delivery of service. e) Develop the directorate’s financial budget annually and ensures its approval to facilitate the implementation of work in the Directorate. f) Implement, Coordinate and Monitor the annual operating budget for the Division by allocating the Directorate resources accordingly for proper utilization. g) Preparation and Implementation of the Directorate Procurement plan for compliance to the budget Direct and control provision of advisory services on quality matters to customers and other stakeholders.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions

Education + Experience