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Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya - ICS

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

Setting the highest standards of professional service to the shipping industry worldwide through education and example

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) is the international professional body representing shipbrokers, ship managers, port, logistics and shipping agents.

To strengthen its secretariat and offer efficient services to its members and stakeholders, ICS seeks to recruit a 
Chief Executive Officer.

Under the direction of the Executive Committee the CEO will:

  • Support administration of Executive Committee by advising and informing Executive Committee members, and interfacing between Executive Committee, members, stakeholders and staff;
  • Oversee training, certification, publicity, design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs, academic and training institutions, services and all activities of the Institute;
  • Provide leadership in the creation of strategic, tactical, and financial plans; develop goals and measure performance to the approved goals; be the liaison officer to the public, government, affiliated organizations, and other stakeholders; lobby and advocate for ICS;
  • Supervise and develop the secretariat staff.
  • Design and implement an effective communication strategy for ICS with consistent, focused, targeted messaging developed in consultation with the Executive Committee.
  • Oversee fundraising, including identifying resource requirements, researching funding sources, submitting proposals and administering fundraising records and document.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures.
  • Experience in formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop financial plans and manage resources.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Knowledge of public relations principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of communication and public relation techniques.
  • Possession of various presentation and advocacy skills a prerequisite.
  • Ability to identify and secure funding/revenue sources.
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and travel
  • Proven experience managing a professional association and member based Institute is a plus
Work Experience
  • 5 years progressive experience in a similar position.
  • Professional association management experience will be an added advantage.
  • A Fellow or Member of the Institute, holder of a degree in Business Administration, Transport Management, Finance or Accounting, education.
  • A masters in any business related study would be a definite advantage.
To apply please e-mail CV and a cover letter to explaining your suitability for the post, how you meet the above competencies and what level of contribution will be expected of you if granted the opportunity.

Kindly include 3 work related referees.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

The deadline for submitting applications is 22nd July 2011.

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