14 Jan 2020

Sector Assistant Officer ( PET) at Kenya Association of Manufacturers

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Kenya Association of Manufacturers is the representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in Kenya. Established in 1959 as a private sector body, KAM has evolved into a dynamic, vibrant, credible and respected business association that unites industrialists and offers a common voice for businesses

Reporting to : Sectors Manager

Job Purpose:

To provide coordination and support services to enable Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Sub-sector of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers advance their objectives and especially with special focus on the following themes:-

  • Take Back and Extended Producer Responsibility schemes for PET Bottles establishment;
  • Clean-up activities on PET waste bottles;
  • Anti-littering awareness campaigns;
  • Research to support the areas listed above.


1. Coordination support of PET engagements

  • Support in planning and execution of PET sub sector activities including but not limited to county clean-up activities, awareness raising and stakeholder forums;
  • Participation in PET sub sector related programme development/ event planning meetings and workshops;
  • Identify and mobilize stakeholders for partnerships towards effective PET waste management programmes;
  • Support resources mobilization for implementation of PET sub sector activities;
  • Support sectors manager with effective account management of sector members;
  • Generating monthly PET sector specific reports through the Sectors Manager;
  • Update and circulate to PET sub sector members issues tracker on a monthly basis and whenever necessary;
  • Track and manage PET Funds in liaison with KAM Finance;

2. Membership recruitment and retention

  • Assist in PET sub sector membership recruitment and retention within Nairobi and the KAM Chapters;
  • Support with effective account management of PET sub sector members;
  • Support Sectors Manager in secretarial duties for key industrial sectors and organizing sectors activities and to provide secretariat services to the sectors;
  • Maintain database for key contacts from different sectors to enhance KAM services and networks;
  • Support to monitor and evaluate of the execution of PET sub sectors activities;
  • Providing secretarial duties at PET sub sector meetings;
  • Support in development and updating of Industrial sector profiles;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive.

Required Qualifications and Person Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, background in Environmental science is an added advantage;
  • At least three (3) years’ relevant experience in a busy business advocacy organization;
  • Firsthand experience in government engagement, stakeholder management and public policy formulation;
  • A good understanding of government and regulatory framework governing industry;
  • Excellent project management and administrative skills;
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial Sectors in Kenya and willingness to learn on global trends;
  • Strong Fundraising skills, results focused and innovative with excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent relationship management and networking skills with ability to effectively mobilize diverse stakeholders and coordinate them towards common goals;
  • Have good organizational skills, be a team player and possess keen attention to detail.

How to Apply

Interested and qualifying candidates should complete the online application form and submit their CV and Application letter only to [email protected] indicating the words “PET Sectors Officer” on the email subject line so as to reach us not later than 24th January, 2020. Click on Link to apply here: Only the shortlisted shall be contacted.

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