Export Promotion Council Market Development and Promotion Officer

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Export Promotion Council (EPC) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Co-operatives.

The primary mandate of the Council is to develop and promote export of Kenya’s goods and services.

Exports are the primary driver of our national economy and the Council wishes to strengthen and enhance delivery of this mandate by recruiting a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and skilled professional for the following position:

Market Development and Promotion Officer

 

Job Ref EPC/2017/014

1 Position
 

EPC Grade 6
 

Terms of Employment: Permanent
 

An officer at this grade will be responsible to the Manager, Product, Market Development and Promotion and may be deployed in product development function, market development and promotion or County Support Services function 

The role of this position is responsible for supporting the tasks and assignments related to the capacity and product development programmes for the MSME and will also handle market development and promotion activities.
 

Job Description
 

Job descriptions will entail:-

  1. Assisting in managing the export development and promotion activities for the regions assigned;
  2. Assisting in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of trade promotion activities such as trade fairs/ exhibitions, trade missions, buyer – seller meets etc in consultation with Manager M&E
  3. Assisting in preparing briefings for exhibitors before departure for trade promotion activities.
  4. Implementing identified sector intervention activities with sector Champions and other relevant stakeholders.
  5. Gathering and compiling relevant markets intelligence reports for use in the improvement of in-house Sectoral knowledge.
  6. Generating monthly reports of activities undertaken/in progress for evaluation by management.
  7. Liaise with Sectoral specialists in scheduling meetings, ensure minutes and issues generated at these meetings are escalated to divisional head for appropriate intervention and forwarding to the Board where necessary.

Appointment Specifications:
 

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Economics, Business Education, Entrepreneurship Development, Economics, Commerce, Business Administration & Management, International Trade, SME development, Food Science & Technology, Textile Technology, Leather Technology, or any other relevant and equivalent discipline from a recognized institution
  2. Good communication skills;
  3. Proficiency in computer application
  4. Fulfilled the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution.

How to Apply:

Candidates who qualify are advised to CLICK HERE to download and complete the Candidates’ Profile and Application Form.
The completed Form should be submitted in MS Word Format, through email email protected, so as to reach the EPC by close of business on Wednesday 20th December, 2017.

Only one email will be allowed per applicant.

Candidates must also comply with the provisions of Chapter six of the Kenya Constitution, 2010.

Applicants will be required to attach valid copies of clearance certificates from the following institutions:-

  1. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  2. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  3. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations Department (DCI)
  5. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

The EPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Women, people living with disabilities and those from marginalised communities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

DISCLAIMER: The EPC does NOT require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment, selection and employment process.

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