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Executive Officer Job in Kenya

Executive Officer

Expected start date: As soon as possible

The Kenya Girl Guides Association(KGGA) is a member organisation of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). 

KGGA’s mission statement is “To provide opportunity for girls and young women to develop their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world”

The Executive Officer will report to the Executive Committee through the Chief Commissioner. 

The job holder will develop, manage and motivate a team of key office staff, provide strategic advice to the organisation and oversee the general management of the Association as well as co-ordinate and act as secretary to the meetings of the National Council and the Executive Committees. 

Represent the Association in meetings with various agencies and articulate the Association’s policies and issues. 

Ensure effective and efficient utilisation of the Associations resources, coordinate resource mobilisation, fundraising and effective communication within the association and its members, the world association partners and friends as well as coordinate various programmes and events. 

Perform any other duties and assignments within the scope of duty as directed by the Chief Commissioner.

Experiences & Qualifications:
  • A relevant degree in public administration, economics or education from a recognised university.
  • A post graduate degree in management will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years experience in a senior level position with a proven track record of creating positive impact in the organisation.
  • Strong interpersonal, team building, organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work unsupervised in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to interact successfully with all levels of professional staff and volunteers.
  • Demonstrate in depth understanding of the Girl Guide movement and commitment to guiding values, laws and promise.
  • Applicants should be above 30 years of age.
  • A background in financial administration will be an added advantage.
If you meet the above criteria please email your CV and cover letter including contact information and 3 references with the ref: E.O 2012 in the subject line no later than 5pm, 24th May 2012. 

Late applications or hard copies will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will have their applications acknowledged.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
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