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Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 6, 2013

Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer
Kenya Nutritionists and Dieticians Institute (KNDI) is a regulatory body, established by an Act of Parliament, No. 18 of 2007, with the mandate: to provide for Training, Registration and Licensing of Nutritionists and dieticians, to provide for the Regulation of the Standards and Practice of the profession, and to ensure effective participation in matters relating to nutrition and dietetics and for connected purposes.

The Institute which is an equal opportunity employer is looking for a competent and visionary man or woman, a dietician or nutritionist, who together with the KNDI Council’s guidance will provide leadership to steer the Institute towards attaining its mission objectives.

The officer will report to the institute’s Council.
Key responsibilities:
  1. Secretary to the Council.
  2. Oversee Operations and Administration of the Council.
  3. Interfacing between the Council Technical and Management functions of the institute.
Strategic Management:
  • Developing and recommending to the Council, the Strategy, Policies, Operational plans and Budget and establishing internal controls systems including Performance Management System.
  • Giving direction and leadership towards the achievement of the Mission and Objectives of KNDI culture and ensure ethical practices and good Institute citizenship.
  • Overseeing and ensuring implementation of strategic policies and plans thereby ensuring achievements of service delivery mandate and financial Objectives of the Secretariat of KNDI
Operational Management:
  • Providing overall leadership, for day to day operations of KNDI.
  • Overseeing development, implementation and maintenance of appropriate Council Committees, Operational Management Systems for efficient operation and effective quality service delivery to the entire KNDI membership.
  • Ensuring the KNDI fraternity Compliance with its rules and regulation.
Stakeholder Linkages and Collaboration:
  • Liaising with both the public and private sectors, in consultation with the Council and Technical Committees on the performance of the  Institute’s functions.
  • Fostering and maintaining good relationship between KNDI and the Local a
Key Competences:
  • Possess high level of integrity and good understanding of the profession (KNDI) structures, principles and standards.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and sustain linkages with National and International partners including ability to develop and implement management systems.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory communication and public relations skills.
  • Highly self- motivated and result driven individual with a demonstrable record of accomplishment of achievement.
  • Working knowledge of regulation/standards governing the Nutrition and Dietetics Sector and International food and drugs codes.
General Requirements:
  • Possess minimum requirements Msc in Nutritional and Dietetic Sciences or related fields.
  • Proven record of leadership in a public or private Organization with a progressive experience of seven (7) years at senior management level.
  • Experience in strategic planning and Financial Management in a large Organization.
  • Must have registered with KNDI.
  • Competent in Information Technology (IT).
How to apply
Interested and suitably qualified personnel should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, copy of ID card, detailed CV indicating work experience, current remuneration and employer, daytime telephone contact, names addresses and e-mails of three (3) referees to the address below and should be received by 16th Dec 2013.
P.O Box 20436-00100
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original copy of their ID and academic documents, participation certificates and testimonials during the interview.
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