Director of Trade Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Bungoma

Bungoma County Government

Duties and Responsibilities

a) Will be responsible to the County Chief Officer Trade, Energy and Industrialization for the overall management and administration of the internal trade department;

b) Formulating and overseeing implementation of Domestic policies;

c) Assessing the impact of regional and multi-lateral trade policies on trade and investment activities;

d) Analyzing trade policy and the Impact of regulatory instruments on the business environment;

e) Overseeing trade and investment promotion activities through trade fairs and exhibitions;

f) Facilitating the growth, development and graduation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs); g) Directing policies, strategies and programmes on E-commerce;

h) Overseeing the overall management Issues of the department, instituting operational accountability and I) Overseeing the establishment of business information and solution centers.

Requirements for the Appointment For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

a) Served as Assistant Director Trade and Enterprise and above for a minimum period of three (3) years and above or in a comparable and relevant position either in the public service or Private;

b) Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, Internal Trade/Business /Relation or its equivalent from a recognized Institution, Agricultural trade. Rural Development

c) Masters degree in any of the following discipline; Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Business and Information Technology Entrepreneurship, Trade Law, Economics or International Trade/Business/Relations, Agricultural Trade and Rural Development from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage;

d) Certificate in Senior Management Course. A certificate in Strategic leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage; e) Certificate in computer applications from a recognized Institution and

f) Demonstrated a thorough understanding of national goals, policies and development objectives and ability to translate them into trade development programme/projects

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable


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