• Home
  • Jobs in Kenya

Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion at Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA)

The Ministry of East African Community and Regional Development was established in 2018 following the reorganization of the Government of Kenya. The Ministry has two State Departments; East African Community and Regional and Northern Corridor Development. Prior to 2018, the then State Department of East African Community Affairs was under the Ministry of East African Affairs, Labour and Social Protection while Regional Development was coordinated by the Ministry of Devolution and Planning. The Ministry is established to coordinate Kenya’s participation in the East African Community integration process pursuant to article 8(3)a of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community.

Salary Grade: P5

Reports to: Executive Secretary

Contract Duration: Four (4) Years renewable twice

Job Purpose:

The Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion is responsible to the Executive Secretary for coordination of Public Private Sector partnership and in the transformation of the Northern Corridor into an Economic Development Corridor.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion shall carry out the following functions:

  • Coordinate the adoption of policies and legal framework for the transformation of the corridor into an economic development Corridor;
  • Assist member States to adopt appropriate policies and legal framework for the promotion of public sector partnership for infrastructure and related projects:
  • Ensure effective involvement of the private sector in policy formulation and implementation of issues pertaining to the Northern Corridor;
  • Identify and market key anchor projects along the Northern Corridor;
  • Draw up of common policies and investment codes covering the corridor;
  • Facilitate the development of common Regional policy and legal framework for public partnerships;
  • Market locally, regionally and internationally investment opportunities along the corridor:
  • Integrate social dimensions and impacts such as HIV/AIDS, Safety & Security, Gender and Poverty alleviation through PPP activities:
  • Prepare departmental budgets and ensure effective implementation:
  • Prepare working documents and actively participate in the successful organization of the Technical Committee for Private Sector Investment Promotion other related workshops and Policy organs Meetings:
  • Undertake any other related activities that may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Macro Economics or Development Economics majoring in Private Sector and Investment promotion (or related areas) from recognized University:
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience at national, regional or international level having held similar positions:
  • Proficiency in Computer is a must.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills:
  • High degree of independence, mature judgement and Initiative:
  • Ability to conceptualize issues and analyse data:
  • Ability to work harmoniously with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds:
  • High ability to exercise discretion:
  • Self-motivated, able to meet deadlines and results-oriented:
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced. multifaceted team environment:
  • High professional integrity and ethical conduct:
  • Leadership skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment:
  • Strong presentation skills.

Language Proficiency:

Proficiency in English or French

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Maximum age of 48 years at the time of recruitment
  • Appointment term s are 4-year fixed-term contract renewable twice only:
  • The post is open to Kenya Nationals only:
  • Women candidates are encouraged to apply.

The post Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion at Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) appeared first on Jobs in Kenya – http://jobcenterkenya.com/.

Sharing is Caring!
Click Here to Leave a Comment Below 0 comments