Organization Name: National Council for Population and Development
Job Title:Corporation Secretary
Job Type: Full Time
The National Council for Population and Development is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency in the National Treasury and Ministry of Planning.
The Council seeks to fill the following vacant position:
Advert No. 06/2018
The Corporation Secretary will be report to the Board through the Director General.
Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for providing guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for organizing Board induction and training
Updating the Board and Committee charters
Preparation of Board work plans
Coordinating Board Evaluation
Coordinating governance audit
Implementation of the code of conduct and ethics
Responsible for timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee minutes
Custodian of the seal of the Council and account to the Board for its use
Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interests
Ensure the Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization
Facilitate effective communication between the Council and stakeholders
Filling annual reports with relevant authorities.
Responsible for circulating Board and Committee papers in advance of any meeting.
Proof reading all Council contracts
Attending to legal matters affecting the Council
For appointment to this post a candidate must at least be;
A holder of Bachelor’s degree and masters in Law from a recognized University
Have Certified Secretary qualifications;
Hold Post Graduate Diploma in Law from a recognized body,
Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
Have at least Seven (7) years of experience in a reputable law firm;
Be a member of the Institute of Certified Secretaries
Be proficient in Ms. Office applications;
Candidates who have attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme/Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks or its equivalent will have an added advantage;
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the above requirements should send their application letter together with detailed CV indicating three (3) names of references, current position/grade and daytime telephone numbers, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and a copy of National Identity Card/Passport.
In addition, shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies: Current Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Kenya Credit Reference Bureau and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
The applications should reach the undersigned NOT LATER than 6th July, 2018
The Director General
National Council for Population and Development
P. O. Box 48994-00100
Nairobi – Kenya
Hand – Delivered applications can be delivered to National Council for Population and Development head office situated at the Chancery Building, 4th floor, Valley Road.