Assistant Compliance Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kenya Dairy Board

MAIN JOB FUNCTION:

The main role for this position is the enforcement of Dairy Industry Act cap 336 and ensuring compliance to quality and safety standards for milk and milk products.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

Inspection of premises and make recommendations for licensing;
Carrying out quarterly inspections and making follow ups on noncompliance;
Providing advisory services;
Carrying out surveillance;
Collecting and submitting samples or submitting them to a laboratory; and
Enforcing the dairy industry Act and attending court to provide evidence.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Have a Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Dairy Technology, Food Science and Technology, Public Health, Animal Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Be proficient in computer applications; and
Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualities

Knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures;
Knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of production, processing, storage, and distribution of dairy produce;
Experience in producing reports, documents and related material;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Experience in dealing with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism;
Excellent experience with researching methods, techniques, and/or sources of information and can conduct a methodical examination;
Understands principles, theories, and practices of food science;
Experience with applicable measurement and/or sampling methods and technologies;
Knowledge of principles, theories, and practices of food safety and public health; and
Intelligent and willing to keep learning.

HOW TO APPLY

Application accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic qualifications, email addresses, day telephone contacts as well as copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, national identification card are invited from persons qualified for the above positions.

The applicants should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of a least two referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization. The applicant should request their referees to submit their references directly to the undersigned.

Application and referees confidential report on the applicant’s suitability for the job should only be submitted online via email on or before midnight of 19th June 2018 to [email protected] addressed to:

THE MANAGING DIRECTOR,

KENYA DAIRY BOARD,

HEADQUARTER OFFICE,

NSSF BUILDING, BLOCK “A”, EASTERN WING 10TH FLOOR

P.O BOX 30406-00100,

NAIROBI

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