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Compliance Officer – 2 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board

Compliance Officer – 2 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board,

Compliance Officer – 2 Positions at Kenya Dairy Board

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Kenya Dairy Board (KDB) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries established through an Act of Parliament, CAP 336 of the Laws of Kenya. Dairy farming and marketing of dairy products in Kenya goes way back to 1900 when it was in the hands of the colonial settlers. As Africans exerted pressure to have a share in dairy activities at that time, there was need to expand the sector and allow the native Africans to also produce and have a market share. A committee was formed in early 1940’s chaired by the department of Agriculture of the time which led to the development of the Swynnerton plan of 1948 that recommended the inclusion of Africans in dairy farming.

Compliance Officer – 2 Positions

Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail:

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

Minimum requirements

  • Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in a comparable position;
  • 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;
  • Be proficient in computer applications;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

Method of Application

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 25th January 2023 to 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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