Recruitment Process at KEBS followed due Process-MD

Managing Director, of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) Lt Col (Rtd.) Bernard Njiraini

Kebs managing director Benard Njiraini and the Principal secretary Amb. Kirimi Kiberia have distanced themselves from the own going allegations that there were irregularities witnessed during the last recruitment exercise.

The two have blamed paid bloggers who are spreading rumors that there was employment malpractice at the bureau. Stating that the recruitment process at KEBs followed the due process and no one was favored by the management and that the tribal and nepotism accusation are fake

An advertisement dated Thursday, August 26, Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) indicated that the bureau was looking to hire 101 individuals to occupy various posts.

They included an inspection manager and a principal office administrator at the managerial level. Civil engineers, electrical engineers, pharmacists and mechanical engineers.

According to KEBS management the process or recruitment followed the right procedure and that no dirty games were played.

The shortlisting committee for this recruitment was duly appointed in line with its internal processes and the KEBS Human Resources Policy. The ministry of industrialization, trade and enterprise development is the parent ministry (the ministry) to KEBS and is therefore engaged and consulted by KEBS as and when necessary, In this case, the ministry is providing technical and professional human resources support during the recruitment process.” Reads part of the statement from KEbs

KEBS had advertised 109 positions in the month of September 2021. The deadline for submitting applications was 10.09.2021.

 Amb. Kirimi Kaberia has also distanced himself from the accusations that he wants to use the employments to reward his political supporters in his village in Meru.