Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA)
Vacancy Announcement: Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion
1.0 Overview of the Organization: The Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) is a Regional Inter-Governmental Institution composed of six (06) Member States of Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda.
Its Mandate is to oversee the implementation of the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Agreement (NCTTA) to monitor the Corridor Performance and transform the Northern Corridor into a Development Corridor, making it seamless, efficient and smart.
The Northern Corridors Permanent Secretariat is based in Mombasa. Kenya.
A vacancy has arisen at the permanent Secretariat of the Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority as specified below:
2.0 Job Description
Job Title: Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion
Department: Private Sector Investment Promotion
Salary Grade: P5
Reports to: Executive Secretary
Contract Duration: Four (4) Years renewable twice
Job Location: Mombasa
2.1 Job Purpose: The Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion is responsible to the Executive Secretary for coordination of Public Private Sector partnership and in the transformation of the Northern Corridor into an Economic Development Corridor.
2.2 Duties & Responsibilities:
The Director, Private Sector Investment Promotion shall carry out the following functions:
(i) Coordinate the adoption of policies and legal framework for the transformation of the corridor into an economic development Corridor;
(ii) Assist member States to adopt appropriate policies and legal framework for the promotion of public sector partnership for infrastructure and related projects:
(iii) Ensure effective involvement of the private sector in policy formulation and implementation of issues pertaining to the Northern Corridor;
(iv) Identify and market key anchor projects along the Northern Corridor;
(v) Draw up of common policies and investment codes covering the corridor;
(vi) Facilitate the development of common Regional policy and legal framework for public partnerships;
(vii) Market locally, regionally and internationally investment opportunities along the corridor:
(viii) Integrate social dimensions and impacts such as HIV/AIDS, Safety & Security, Gender and Poverty alleviation through PPP activities:
(ix) Prepare departmental budgets and ensure effective implementation:
(x) Prepare working documents and actively participate in the successful organization of the Technical Committee for Private Sector Investment Promotion other related workshops and Policy organs Meetings:
(xi) Undertake any other related activities that may be assigned by supervisor.
3.0 Qualifications & Experience:
(i) Master’s Degree in Macro Economics or Development Economics majoring in Private Sector and Investment promotion (or related areas) from recognized University:
(ii) A minimum of ten years’ experience at national, regional or international level having held similar positions:
(iii) Proficiency in Computer is a must.
4.0 Key Competencies:
(i) Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, presentation and communication skills:
(ii) High degree of independence, mature judgement and Initiative:
(iii) Ability to conceptualize issues and analyse data:
(iv) Ability to work harmoniously with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds:
(v) High ability to exercise discretion:
(vi) Self-motivated, able to meet deadlines and results-oriented:
(vii) Ability to excel in a fast paced. multifaceted team environment:
(viii) High professional integrity and ethical conduct:
(ix) Leadership skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment:
(x) Strong presentation skills.
5.0 Language Proficiency:
Proficiency in English or French
6.0 Eligibility Criteria:
(i) Maximum age of 48 years at the time of recruitment
(ii) Appointment term s are 4-year fixed-term contract renewable twice only:
(iii) The post is open to Kenya Nationals only:
(iv) Women candidates are encouraged to apply.
7.0 How to Apply:
Interested candidates must submit their resume. certified copies of certificates and testimonials and a Cover letter explaining their suitability for the position.
In addition, applicants are required to provide details of at least three referees (not friends), one of whom should be most recent Supervisor.
Applications should be sent to:
The Principal Secretary,
State Department for Regional & Northern Corridor Development
Ministry of EastAfrican Community & Regional Development
Kenya Railways Headquarters Building Block “D”, 4th Floor
Workshop Road, 0ff Haille Selassie Avenue,
P.O. Box 59944-00200 City Square,
OR email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for submission of applications is 24th JuIy 2020