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Trade Facilitation & Promotion Officer at The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

  • Experience Required:3 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Administration
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: December 8, 2023
  • Last Date: December 22, 2023

Job Description

Purpose of the role:
Undertake activities that ensure efficiency in research that contribute to a policy environment that supports export competitiveness.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Promote bilateral trade agreements through initiation and implementation of memorandum of understanding
2. Promote trade development by undertaking trade facilitation programs at regional and international level under East Africa Community Free trade area and World Trade Organization etc. with a view to advising members on existing trade and investment opportunities and addressing their challenges
3. Establish, operationalize, monitor and evaluate the automated Certificate of Origin (COO)
4. Establish mechanisms for continuous dialogue and information sharing on trade facilitation activities to Chamber members, national and regional stakeholders with regard to achievements and follow ups
5. Initiate and support the implementation of regional trade facilitation projects by providing substantive inputs into reports and papers prepared by the trade development teams
6. Coordinate the development of success stories highlighting results and impact of trade facilitation projects in the regional business of Chamber members
7. Monitor and evaluate trade facilitation activities that include standards, tariffs and Non-tariff barriers.
8. Implement trade mission strategy that includes undertaking trade fairs, exhibitions, Expos, business missions and conduct promotion events, i.e. B2B
1. Generate reports as per the institutional requirements.
2. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience required:
• Degree in Economics from a recognized institution, or any related field.
3 years' experience in technical assistance projects in the area of trade facilitation is desirable
• Expertise on data analytics.
• A proven track record of fostering business relationships or a demonstrated understanding of commercial enterprise.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with excellent presentation skills.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.

Skills Required

Interpersonal Skills
Communication Skills
Presentation Skills

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