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General Manager Corporate Services Career in Kenya

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a statutory body constituted under the Housing Act Cap 117 Laws of Kenya.

The Corporation wishes to recruit a General Manager- Corporate Services to head its new Corporate Services Division.

General Manager Corporate Services


Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager Corporate Services will be responsible for the efficient management of the Corporation’s Corporate Services Division which consists of Human Resources, Information Communication Technology, Procurement, General Administration and Support Services.

The General Manager Corporate Services will be responsible for the following:

(i) Provide leadership and oversight in the Corporation’s Corporate Services Division for effective service delivery.

(ii) Provide advice to the Board of Directors and Management on all matters relating to the functions of the various divisions.

(iii) Coordinate preparation of annual budget for the Corporation’s Corporate Services Division

(iv) Facilitating proper deployments and utilization of the Corporations Human Capital

(v) Formulate and guide on all policy matters in the Corporation as well as developing a regulatory framework that promote positive values that are in line with emerging trends.

(vi) Ensuring the Corporation has adequate capacity in the area of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in terms of connectivity and ensures that it keeps apprised with new developments in this field.

(vii) Responsible for Capacity Building and Management Development activities in the Corporation.

(viii) Responsible for spearheading change management in the Corporation.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelors and Masters degree in Management Information Systems, Human Resources Management, Public Administration or equivalent.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in Management of support and/or administration services, 5 years of which should have been served in a senior management position.
  • Experience in Human Resources matters at a senior management level will be an added advantage.
  • Have experience in leading a team of multi-disciplinary personnel
  • Be Highly motivated, computer literate and have skills in Change Management processes.
  • Have Professional registration or qualification from a relevant body.
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and a person of high integrity.
This position is on a three (3) year renewable contract term and the successful candidates will be subject to performance contracting.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together with copies of detailed and up to date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration, and names of three referees to the following address: -

The Managing Director
National Housing Corporation
P.O. Box 30257 00100

 Applications should be in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for the Position of General Manager Corporate Services” in bold print and the Reference No. NHC/GMCS/11/2011 quoted on the envelope.

Closing date is Friday, 2nd December 2011 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.
“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability are encouraged to apply”

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