Leather Industrial Development Officer

Posted by: | Posted on: February 19, 2021
  • Full Time
  • Kenya

Website Kenya Leather Development Council (KLDC)

Kenya Leather Development Council (KLDC) is a State Corporation which was established by the Government of Kenya under the Kenya Leather Development Council Order to provide leadership and policy direction in regulation, production processing and marketing in leather industry so as to promote equitable development and poverty reduction.

Pursuant to this objective, the Council is seeking to recruit qualified individuals for the positions of:

Reporting to : Director Technical Services
Job Grade : KLDC 6
No of Posts : 01
Job Ref : KLDC/008/2021

Job Purpose:
The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementation of all leather related activities in their areas of jurisdiction.

Duties & Responsibilities:
(i) Promoting production of quality hides and skins;
(ii) Carrying out sensitization on standards on leather products;
(iii) Carrying out training needs assessment in the leather value chain;
(iv) Identification/recruitment of MSMEs to be trained in production of leather and leather products;
(v) Leather sector data collection;
(vi) Carrying out inspection, verification of imports and exports;
(vii) Promotion of appropriate environmental management in the leather sector;

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Leather Technology, Leather Science, Animal Science, Manufacture Science, Material Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • a minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience;
  • Be proficient in computer applications; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.

Interested candidates are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application, copies of:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and qualified candidates are advised to download and complete the Candidates’ Profile and Application Form available at the link below:

CANDIDATES-2021-PROFILE-APPLICATION-FORM.pdf (leathercouncil.go.ke)

Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Job Application Form and send to hr@leathercouncil.go.ke attaching certified copies of academic certificates and professional qualifications and National ID.

Hand-delivered application can also be dropped at the Council’s Reception Desk located at

CPA Centre, 5th Floor,

Thika Road,

next to KCA University,

so as to reach them not later than 5.00 pm, on Tuesday 2nd March, 2021.

Kenya Leather Development Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, Youth, Persons living with disabilities and those from marginalized communities and minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@leathercouncil.go.ke

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