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Kenya Leather Development Council (KLDC) is a State Corporation established by the Government of Kenya under the Kenya Leather Development Council Order, 2011 (Legal Notice No. 114 of 9th September, 2011), under the State Corporations Act (Cap. 446), Laws of Kenya, 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 officers for the position of:


Job Ref No.: KLDC/003/2020


  • Initiate development and review of promotion and marketing leather policies, standards and
  • Develop and implement promotion and market programmes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders for optimal facilitation of business in leather sector
  • Conduct market research to identify new markets, emerging demands and customer preferences
  • Assess the impact of promotion and marketing on MSMES productivity
  • Promote product development and branding
  • Promote market linkages and access.
  • Market leather parks and centres to attract investment.
  • Demonstrate competence in work performance.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

  • Have a minimum period of six (6) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should be in a management position in the Public Service or Private
  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Leather Technology, Leather Science, Animal Science, Manufacture Science,Material Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines:- Leather Technology, Leather Science, Animal Science, Manufacture Science, Material Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution is an added advantage.
  • Have a certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body, where applicable.
  • Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Demonstrate competence in work performance.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application, copies of the following:

  •    Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • 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)

Suitably qualified candidates are advised to download and complete the Candidates’ Profile and Application Form (from the ‘Vacancies’ section at indicating the Job Reference Number on the Job Application Form and send to 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.

Applications should be received not later than 5.00 pm, on 10th February, 2020. Kenya Leather Development Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, Youth, Persons with disabilities and those from marginalized communities and minority groups are encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Detailed job description and specifications for the advertised positions and the job application form may be found on our website

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