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Corporation Secretary Job Vacancy

Sports Kenya (SK) is a state corporation established by the Sports Act, 2013 to succeed Sports Stadia Management Board and the Department of Sports. 

Its mandate is to promote co–ordinate and implement national and international sports programmes, establish, manage, develop and maintain the sports facilities in the country and participate in the promotion of sports tourism among others.

The organization is seeking to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven employee to fill the position given below:


Corporation Secretary 

Scale SK 3

Ref: HRM/CS/01/15
 
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director General; this position is responsible for;
 

Job Descriptions
 
Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities on matters of governance; 
Assist the Board in carrying out the following;
  • updating the Board’s charters;
  • Board evaluation;
  • Prepare of Board work plans;
  • Board’s governance audits;
  • Implementing the code of conduct and ethics; and
  • Board’s induction and training.
  • Ensure there is timely preparation ,circulation of Board’s agendas and minutes for both the committees and full Board;
  • Ensure that Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization;
  • Ensure there is effective communication between the organization and the stakeholders;
  • Be the custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Board for its use;
  • Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest;
  • Facilitate effective communication between the organization and stakeholders;
  • Ensure that annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities; and Any other duties that may from time to time be assigned.
Job Specifications
 
For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  • Worked for at least eight (8) as a legal officer three (3) of which must have been in a senior position in a reputable organization;
  • Bachelor’s of Laws degree from a recognized University;
  • Diploma from the Kenya school of law;
  • Masters degree in law preferable or CPS (K) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate of admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; and
  • Demonstrated management experience and professional competence in work performance and results
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send their application letters enclosing a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates and details of three referees. 

The candidates should also indicate their current and expected remunerations on their application letters with job reference quoted on the envelope to reach the undersigned on 31st July 2015 by the close of business.

Note: Persons with disabilities, marginalized communities and female candidates who meet the job specifications are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing both directly or indirectly will lead to automatic disqualification.


The Ag. Director General
Sports Kenya,
Private Bag,
Kasarani, Nairobi.

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