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Director, Registration and Licensing Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 16:24   General   Nairobi   Reference: 1881
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Job Description


The National Transport and safety Authority was established through an Act of Parliament; Act Number 33 on 26th October 2012. The objective of forming the Authority was to harmonize the operations of the key road transport departments and help in effectively managing the road transport sub-sector and minimizing loss of lives through road crashes. Vision: Efficient, Reliable and Safe Roads in Kenya Mission: To continually improve accessibility of Kenya’s road transport system for all users. Core functions: The main functions of the Authority as outlined in section 4 of the NTSA Act;

REF: NTSA/05/2023/10

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • Propose and advise on policy formulation within the public transport sector;
  • Develop work plans and budgets for the directorate;
  • Oversee the execution of approved directorate work plans and budgets;
  • Oversee performance management in the directorate;
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the directorate;
  • Prepare Board and Management Papers for approval;
  • Identify training needs for the personnel in the directorate;
  • Participate in the recruitment of staff within the directorate;
  • Participate in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan;
  • Identify procurement needs for the directorate;
  • Mentor and coach directorate staff; and
  • Participate in various committees in the Authority upon appointment.

Technical Responsibilities / Tasks 

  • Oversee registration of all motor vehicles and motorcycles in Kenya;
  • Oversee transfer of motor vehicles in Kenya;
  • Oversee issuance of motor vehicle records and placing of caveats;
  • Oversee coordination of activities of all motorcycle dealers in Kenya;
  • Oversee and coordinate licensing of all drivers;
  • Oversee licensing of all public service vehicles operating in the country;
  • Oversee licensing of motor vehicle dealers both new and used;
  • Licensing of driving schools;
  • Oversee licensing of tour vehicles;
  • Oversee licensing of commercial vehicles;
  • Coordinate compliance of PSV Regulations to ensure safety on the roads;
  • Oversee licensing and issuance of PSV license and badges to drivers and conductors;
  • Coordinate sensitization of stakeholders in the industry;
  • Propose and advice on policy formulation within the public transport sector; and
  • Address public enquiries and complaints related to motor vehicle registration and licensing.

Policy Development 

  • Develop, review and implement regulations, internal policies and procedures.

Administrative Duties 

  • Provide continuous leadership, supervision, training and development of the directorate staff by ensuring an effective and motivated team;
  • Ensure the fulfilment of the directorate’s performance contract targets;
  • Develop mechanisms for corporate consultation, increase public participation and involvement in Authority’s policies and programs; and
  • Generate and streamline revenue collection for the Authority.

Key Qualifications and Experience: 

To be appointed to this role, the successful candidate must be a Kenyan citizen and possess the following key requirements;

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Attended Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage;
  • Been trained or have a demonstrable understanding in corporate governance;
  • Membership of a relevant professional body will be an added advantage;
  • Fifteen (15) years relevant experience, five (5) of which must have been at a management position in a large organization;
  • Proven experience in developing and reviewing policies and strategies in collaboration with diverse teams; and
  • Working experience and knowledge of transport sector will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and the National ID and Application to:
The Director General,
National Transport and Safety Authority,
316 Upper Hill Chambers, 2nd Ngong Avenue,
P.O. Box 3602-00506,

Closing Date : 29 May. 2023


Company Description
National Transport and Safety Authority