Chief Executive Officer & Secretary to the Board Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

To provide leadership and coordination at the KCRB Secretariat

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

  • Secretary to the board.
  • Be responsible for day-to-day operations of the Board;
  • Be responsible to the Board generally for the implementation of the Kisumu County Revenue Administration Act;
  • Guide in the development and implementation of relevant policies and procedures that give the Board positive perception and competitive advantage;
  • Management of funds, property and affairs of the Board;
  • Spearhead administration, organization and control of the staff of the Board.
  • Oversee submission of quarterly and annual Board reports in respect of that year,
  • Oversee development and implementation of the performance indicators
  • Coordinate compiling of the board financial year annual report
  • Oversee the publishing of the boards audited accounts in the county Gazette every six months after the end of each financial year.
  • Oversee the collection and receipt of all County revenue according to the provisions of the written laws on collection of County Revenue
  • Oversee appointment of Sub-County Revenue Collectors
  • Advise the Board on all matters related to the administration of, and the collection of revenue;
  • Oversee the transfer any revenue collector from one division to another or from one station to another;
  • Coordinate the development of KCRB strategic plan
  •  Implement County revenue digitization
  • Ensure compliance with Legal, Regulatory, Government policies, guidelines directives;
  • Perform such other functions in relation to County revenue as the Board may direct

Job Dimensions

Financial Responsibility

Accounting Officer for the entity

Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Management of all movable and immovable properties of the Board

Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Managerial Decision making
  • Analytical Decision making
  • Operational Decision making

Working Conditions

  • Long working hours with strict time lines in an environment with political dimensions

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience And Attributes / Skills).

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Social sciences or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Social sciences or its
  • equivalent from a recognized institution as an added advantage;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Professional Qualifications / Membership To Professional Bodies

  • Must be a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing and
  • with more than ten years post certification experience or any other internationally recognized Accounting body

Previous Relevant Work Experience Required.

  • Served for cumulative Ten (10) years, Five (5) of which have been at a Senior Management level in the
  • Public Service or Private Sector

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/ Attributes:

  • Analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Computer skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge on automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Working knowledge of short- and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets and profitability analysis
  • Ability to interpret policies, procedures and data
  • Proficiency in Board secretarial work
  • Excellent Communication Skills

How To Apply

Applications should be submitted through our online recruitment portal available on our website: or through the link on or before 8th July 2024 at 5.00 p.m.

NOTE: No manual applications will be accepted.

Those with foreign Degrees should have them authenticated by Commission for Higher Education (CHE). In addition, during the interview, they will be required to submit their academic certificates authenticated by Issuing Institutions to the Board.

P.O. BOX 7792-40100, KISUMU