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NGO Career Opportunities in Kenya - Nuru Kenya

Position: Board Members 
 
Organization: Nuru Kenya
 
Location: Isibania, Kenya
 
Job Type: Bi-Annual engagement
 
Number of positions: 7

About the Organization: Nuru Kenya is a non-governmental organization currently working in Migori County, Kenya.

The main purpose of the Organization is to empower the people in rural impoverished communities to access livelihood opportunities, which will lift them out of extreme poverty in a sustainable way.  

To this end, Nuru implements a holistic development model through the Agriculture, Financial Inclusion, Healthcare, and Education programs. 

See http//www.nuruinternational.org for further information about the organization. 

We are looking for seven (7) highly experienced and passionate leaders to join the organization’s Board of Directors. The members of the Board shall serve on a voluntary basis. 

The Board of Directors shall be drawn from people who have rendered distinguished service in any of the areas or fields related to the charitable purposes of the organization. 

Specifically, we are looking for individuals with one or more of the following skills, training or professional background:
1.    Agribusiness Management
2.    Healthcare
3.    Community Economic Development/Micro-finance/Banking
4.    Co-operatives Management
5.    Education
6.    Gender Affairs
7.    Legal Practitioner
The successful individuals shall operate within the confines of the applicable laws in Kenya and the Nuru International constitution and shall be expected to provide visionary, accountable, transparent, ethical and effective leadership in accordance with recognized principles of good governance.  

Minimum Requirements:
  • +7 years’ experience in any of the above mentioned fields.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the areas highlighted above
  • Those with postgraduate degrees will have an added advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of current development trends and regulations in the NGO sector (both locally and internationally )
Working Conditions: The members of the Board shall serve on a voluntary basis and will be required to attend planned and ad hoc meetings to carry out mandated duties. 

Transport and meals and other associated costs will be provided accordingly. 

We are proud to serve our communities with the aim of ending extreme poverty and trust that interested candidates will join us in our noble undertaking. 

How to Apply

Do you have what it takes to move Nuru Kenya to the next level as its Board member, send your resume with details of three known referees, a cover letter showing your suitability for the above position and testimonials or recommendations from previous and current places of engagement as a Board member. Send your documents to the email address: nikboard@nuru.co.ke

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