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Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya – Western Region

The Anglican Church of Kenya – Western Region Christian Community Services (ACK - WRCCS) is the development arm of the six Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK), Western Region, that implements its projects in six (6) Dioceses namely:

Diocese of Bungoma

Diocese of Butere

Diocese of Katakwa

Diocese of Maseno North

Diocese of Mumias

Diocese of Nambale


The Organization is seeking to recruit a Chief Executive Officer who will have the mandate of managing the activities of the Organization.

Job Profile:

Title: Chief Executive Officer

Location:
 Western Region

Age Limit:
 35 -50 years

Years of Experience:
 5yrs

Job Summary and Duties:

  • Provide Direction and Leadership towards the achievement of the Organization’s mission, goals and Objectives.
  • Responsible for Budget Monitoring and Financial Control.
  • To be the Secretary of ACK Western Region Christian Community Services Board, Arranging the schedules of Board Meetings, take minutes and keep all other records essential to the Organization and Ascertain that the returns are made on time.
  • Supervising and Managing the Management Team of the Organization.
  • Responsible for the critical review of the Program Activities, indicator’s and Achievements in the Region.
  • In charge of matters relating to Organizational Policies Performance Management and Motivation of Staff.
  • Arranging the schedules of Board Meetings, take minutes and keep all other records essential to the Organization and Ascertain that the returns are made on time.
  • To build and strengthen a good working relationship with other stakeholders.
  • To facilitate linkages between Western Region with National and International Partners.
  • To compile and report the Regional Reports.
  • To ensure that all funds are used for the designated projects.
  • Initiate and facilitate fund raising activities for the organization.
  • Be on the forefront in Marketing the organization and its Brand.
Reporting Relationships

The Executive Director shall be responsible to the Chairman of the Board of Director’s and in the Absence of the Chairman the Vice Chairman of the Board.

Working Conditions

This will be a Management Position that requires a Highly resilient person, someone who can easily multitask and ready to Travel 60% of the time outside the Region, and also willing to work beyond work hours.

Knowledge, Skills, Attitude and Experience:
  • Proven and Successful Management Experience across all of: strategy, operations and Human Resources preferably within the NGO Sector.
  • Strong Budgeting and Financial Management Abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills( Presentation, reports)
  • Leadership skills.
  • Team leadership Skills.
  • Experience in Developing and Implementing Programs across geographical backgrounds.
  • Degree in Relevant Discipline from a recognized University required. Postgraduate experience will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in Participatory Methodologies.
Conditions of employment

The position is based in Western Region and will report to the Board of Directors.

The incumbent must be willing to travel as required.

The selected candidate must furnish two work references including one from his current/latest employer.

Compensation offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

If you feel that you can meet the challenge, please email your CV with a covering letter detailing your Daytime telephone Number, current salary and salary expectations to

Regional Development Manager
P O Box 2830-50100
Kakamega

Or Email to :info@ackwrccs.org

The last date of responding to this advert is 31st July 2011

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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