The Kenyatta International Convention Centre is established as a State Corporation under the Tourism Act 2011 to discharge the following mandates:
Organize and host meetings and provide incentives for conferences and exhibitions at the Convention Centre.
Develop and implement National Meetings, Incentives for Conferences and Exhibitions, in collaboration with the Tourism Board upon consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
Market the Convention Centre, in collaboration with the Tourism Board.
Perform any other functions that are ancillary to the objectives and purpose for which the Convention Centre is established.
KICC is in the process of recruiting suitable person and invites applications for the following post:
BUSINESS PROJECT MANAGER -JOB GRADE KICC 3 – (1POST) Ref. KICC/ BPM /2018
The Business Project Manager reports to the Director Business Development Services and is responsible for pursuing new business opportunities in a quest to ensure that the existing organization’s revenue streams are augmented through new business projects.
Prioritize, plan and coordinate project development activities according to customer needs
Supervise business projects team on daily basis to execute assigned projects within deadlines and budgets
Determine resource requirements and identify resources with right skills to successfully execute projects
Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes.
Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors’ products.
Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering and manufacturing.
Maintains Business Project management staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
Maintains product management staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
Have a minimum period eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been at a level of principal Business Projects Officer;
Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Commerce, Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
Have a Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
Be a registered member of a relevant professional body.
Have a certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
Be proficient in computer applications.
Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
Applicants must comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution and avail clearance certificates from:
Directorate of Criminal Investigation (certificate of good conduct)
Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Tax Compliance
Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:
One-page statement on how you meet the requirements for the post.
Indication of current salary.
Professional certificates and testimonials.
Three Professional referees
TERMS OF OFFER
The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-
Job Grade KICC2 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable once subject to performance
Job Grade KICC 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
Job Grade KICC 4, Job Grade KICC 5, Job Grade KICC 6 and Job Grade KICC 7 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms
Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2018” not later than 13th July, 2018 at 5:00pm to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta International Convention Centre,
P. O. Box 30746-00100,
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Persons with special needs that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply