KEBS Marketing Manager Job in Kenya

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) is a statutory organization of
the Government of Kenya established by the Standards Act, Cap 496 of the
Laws of Kenya in July 1974. 
The mandate of KEBS is to
provide Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment services
(SMCA) through promotion of standardization in commerce and industry,
provision of testing and calibration facilities, control of the use of
standardization marks, undertaking educational work in standardization,
facilitation of the implementation and practical application of
standards, maintenance and dissemination of the International System of
Units (SI) of measurements.

KEBS wishes to recruit an innovative, proactive and result oriented individual for the following position:

Manager Marketing


(1 Position)
Reporting to: Head of Department, Marketing and Communication

Job Role: Developing and implementing marketing strategies and policies that ensures achievement of the organization’s set mission and vision

Job Grade: KS 3

Key Responsibilities
  • Develops and manages the implementation of marketing strategies and policies for the organization.
  • Coordinates and facilitates KEBS participation in shows and exhibitions in order to market KEBS services.
  • Develops and monitors work plans to optimize on identified marketing needs as per strategic plans.
  • Undertake continuous analysis of competitive environment and consumer trends
  • Prepares, implements, controls and reviews the marketing budget.
  • Advises management on new products for development as per market needs.
  • Identifies, coordinates and manages the production of promotional items and activities for the organization as per the corporate manual.
  • Manages performance of staff in the section by developing the objectives, Balanced Score card and work plans of the marketing section for direction and supervision.
  • Trains, coaches and mentors staff in marketing section.
  • Assists in assessing training needs in marketing for recommendation to Human Resources Manager
  • Develops and maintains a working relationship with externally contracted agencies.
  • Coordinates activities in the marketing survey for the organization
  • Develops strategies that address marketing gaps identified through marketing surveys.
  • Coordinates the review of KEBS website
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement of performance and efficiencies in existing marketing systems
  • Ensures that implementation of Quality Management System within the section.
  • Coordinates the implementation Risk Management Systems within the section
Other Duties:
  • Acting as the Head of Department, Marketing and Communication.
  • Participates in quotations and tenders evaluation committees
Job Grade: KS 3

Minimum academic qualification:

  • Social Science Degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
Professional qualification:
  • Member of Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) / Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) / Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK)
Relevant work experience: 7- 8 Years .


  • Leadership skills,
  • Communication skills,
  • Integrity,
  • Analytical skills and Computer Literacy.
Location: Headquarters – Nairobi
How to Apply

including a filled application form for employment, curriculum vitae
and copies of relevant certificates should be submitted online HERE

Qualified Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be received by 10th February 2016.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

KEBS is an equal opportunity employer

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