Director (Corporate Services) Job in Kenya

Director (Corporate Services)


Job Specification

  • The Director, Corporate Services will provide strategic leadership, and advice to coordinate Finance & Accounts, Human Resource & Administration, Corporate Communications, Information & Communications Technology, Corporate Policy, Research & Strategy activities in the Authority.

Duties and Responsibilities 
Specifically, duties and responsibilities will entail: 

  • Coordinating the Finance & Accounts, Human Resource & Administration, Corporate Communications, Information & Communications Technology, and Corporate Policy, Research & Strategy activities in the Authority;
  • Initiating the development of policies, plans and strategies in the functional areas of Finance & Accounts, HR & Administration, Corporate Communications, Information & Communications Technology and Corporate Policy, Research & Strategy;
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a dynamic corporate strategy that is able to deliver exemplary services and results as envisioned in the strategic plan;
  • Fostering a culture that promotes team capability and reflects the values which facilitate performance, professionalism and innovation by staff throughout the Authority;
  • Ensuring compliance with Labour Laws, Public Financial Management Act, IPSAS and IFRS and ISO Standards, and others; 
  • Ensuring financial prudence and discipline for Financial Accounting, Planning, Treasury management, budgeting and budgetary controls in compliance with the set legal guidelines;
  • Overseeing operations of Finance & Accounts, Human Resource Management & Administration, ICT, Corporate Communications, and Corporate Policy, Research and Strategy departments;
  • Participate in the development and review of the Authority’s strategic plan;
  • Overall accountability for planning, directing and executing departmental strategies, policies and plans;
  • Ensuring effective implementation and compliance with all legislative requirements relating to the Corporate Services Directorate;
  • Coordinating the Authority’s corporate projects;
  • Oversee performance management system in the Authority; and
  • Reviewing the Corporate Services business plans in line with the overall strategic objectives and government performance contract.

Requirements for Appointment 
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least four (4) in a senior management role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Management, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Communications, Human Resource Management Public Relations, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Membership and in good standing of a relevant professional body / institution;
  • Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer skills; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes 

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Strategic and innovative thinking
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to mobilize resources
  • Negotiation skills

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by submitting their applications for their positions of interest.

The applicants should attach COPIES of the following documents to their applications:

  • Cover Letter for the position of interest clearly indicating the Job Vacancy No.:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates;

Candidates who meet the requirements stipulated should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below on Tuesday, 12th September, 2023 at 12:00 noon. Applications should include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three (3) referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport. All applications MUST have the Job Vacancy No., clearly indicated on the envelope. 

The Director General,
Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),
P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,

Or emailed to: or hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment Box placed on the 6th Floor.
Successful applicants are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, and MUST obtain and submit VALID clearance certificates from the following organizations upon offer of appointment:

  • Individual Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good); and
  • An Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

NaMATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. 

Persons living with disability (PWDs), women and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documentation / details as sought for will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification