Trade and Policy Manager Job at Kenya Association of Manufacturers

Trade and Policy Manager Job at Kenya Association of Manufacturers… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at the Kenya Association of Manufacturers.

Description:

Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organization for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and provide guidance on KAM work under the trade and policy section of KAM.
  • Contribute in discussions on, Interpret and negotiate regional and international trade agreements under COMESA, EAC,- EU EPAs, Tripartite FTA, Continental FTA, WTO and other trade agreements at national, regional and international levels as assigned.
  • Communicate with relevant ministries and to network with stakeholders on trade policy issues affecting industry and businesses.
  • Prepare position papers on various trade regimes for validation by the Trade and Tax committee and Trade Executive Committee (EXCO).
  • Act as the liaison person for the Trade and Tax committee of KAM and support the committee to discharge its mandate.
  • Development of the content of trade and Tax related policy seminars.
  • Coordinate policy dialogues geared towards improving market access in the identified markets of interest in terms of review of the existing trade policies, trade barriers, rules of origin, and other measures to facilitate trade for KAM members.
  • Undertake bilateral agreement negotiations at the national and regional level and liaise and coordinate with KAM consulting in order to practically actualize the implementation of the agreements for the benefit of KAM members.

Qualifcations:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Law, Business Management or its equivalent.
  • MA Economics /Statistics or MBA in a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • At least Ten (10) years relevant experience, 4 of these in a management function.
  • A flair for and bias in policy advocacy matters both in public and private sectors.
  • Good command of research, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents, and Application to  [email protected]

Note: Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 22nd November 2021.

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