Tea Board of Kenya Jobs vacancies in Kenya 2013

The Tea Board of Kenya (TBK) is a parastatal with the mandate of regulating and promoting the development of Kenya’s tea industry.
The Board wishes to recruit highly driven officers for the following positions;
 
1. Public Relations Officer
Reporting to the Corporate Relations Executive, the successful candidate will be required to coordinate the TBK’s publicity programmes and media relations.
The successful applicant must be dynamic, results oriented, responsible and highly driven.
He/she must be a holder of a Bachelors Degree in Communication or equivalent and a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism or Public Relations.
He /she should have a minimum experience of five (5) years.
He/she should have skills in customer care; have the ability to work diplomatically, harmoniously and effectively with diverse groups of people.
He/she should have excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Must have good interpersonal skills and good grasp of both public relations duties and media relations.
He/she should have excellent organizational skills, must be computer literate and have ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
He/she must be honest and a person of high integrity.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The job entails the following:-
  • Preparing and implementing TBK’s publicity plans;
  • Publicizing TBK’s activities and maintaining positive media relations ;
  • Liaising with the stakeholders on TBK customer care and communication services; and
  • Organizing meetings of a general nature, such as field days.
2. Procurement Officer
Reporting to the Managing Director the successful candidate will be required to coordinate and ensure TBK’s adherence to procurement laws, guidelines and procedures.
The successful applicant must be a highly driven, dynamic, results oriented, responsible and of impeccable integrity.
He/she must be a holder of a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Supplies Management Option), Economics, Business Administration or business related degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in either Procurement; Supply Chain Management or Supplies and Purchasing Management from a recognized institution.
Practical experience in procurement and understanding of Public Procurement is a must.
He /she should have a minimum experience of seven (7) years.
He /she must be self motivated, accurate and attentive to detail.
He/ she should have excellent organizational skills, must be computer literate and have ability to work under pressure, with minimum supervision.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The job entails the following:-
  • Coordinating TBK’s procurement function including preparation of procurement plans;
  • Developing and maintenance of systems to monitor procurement transactions;
  • Managing the disposal of all idle/bonded assets as per GOK regulations; and
  • Developing strategies to improve supplier performance.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae, current remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers, names of three referees and copies of your testimonials and certificates to:-
The Managing Director
Tea Board of Kenya
Naivasha Road-Off Ngong Road
P.O. Box 20064-00200
Nairobi
So as to reach not later than 18th February 2013
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Any canvassing prior to or after the interviews will lead to automatic disqualification.
Tea Board of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.



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