Compliance Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kenya Dairy Board

Job Description

Kenya Dairy Board is a State Corporation established in 1958, under the Dairy Industry Act Cap. 336 Laws of Kenya. The Board is charged with the responsibility to provide for improvement and control of the dairy industry and its products and to ensure the adoption of measures and practices designed to promote greatest efficiency in the dairy industry.

The Board is seeking to offer opportunities to qualified professionals who are focused, organised and result oriented in the following positions:

COMPLIANCE OFFICERS, JOB GRADE KDB 6 (3 Posts)

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:

Enforcing the Dairy Industry Act;
Inspecting and recommending licensing of dairy premises;
Surveillance, sampling and testing of dairy produce;
Licensing of dairy mangers;
Providing Advisory services to stakeholders;
Carrying out investigations and providing intelligent reports; and
Organizing regulatory and stakeholder forums to enhance compliance.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Dairy Technology, Food Science and Technology, Public Health, Animal Science or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Minimum of five years’ experience in a relevant relevant field, two of which must have been in a supervisory position;
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;
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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To apply for this job please visit kdb.co.ke.