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Executive Officer Job Vacancy

The Kenya Girl Guides Association (KGGA) is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).
KGGA is registered by an Act of Parliament (CAP 220 of the laws of Kenya) and has been active in Kenya since 1920, making it one of the country’s oldest youth Associations.
KGGA operates through a value based program and has a national membership of girls and young women representing every race, ethnicity, culture, class and religion in Kenya.

KGGA’s mission statement is “To provide opportunity for girls and young women to develop their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world”
KGGA is looking to fill the position of Executive Officer who will be reporting to the Executive Committee through the Chief Commissioner.
·         Advise the Chief Commissioner on administrative and operational matters;
·         Oversee administration and management of human resources
·         Co-ordinate and act as the Secretary to the meetings of the National council, AGM, Management and Executive Committees and other sub committees.
·         Represent the Association in meetings with various agencies and articulate the association’s policies and issues.
·         Ensure effective and efficient utilization of the Association’s resources.
·         Co-ordinate resource mobilization and fundraising.
·         Co-ordinate and ensure effective communication within the association and its members, the world association, partners and friends.
·         Co-ordinate various programmes, projects of the association and events.
·         Perform any other duties and assignments within her scope of duty as requested the Chief Commissioner.
Experience & Qualifications
·         Bachelor degree from a recognised university preferably in Education, Public Administration or any relevant degree.
·         A relevant Post Graduate degree will be an added advantage.
·         At least 5 years experience in senior or similar position with proven track record of creating positive impact in the Association.
·         Good & strong interpersonal, team building, organizational and leadership skills
·         Strong skills in Minute taking and report writing
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills – candidate must be discreet, confident and articulate
·         Ability to work unsupervised, multitask and in a fast paced environment
·         Demonstrate in depth understanding of the Girl Guide movement and commitment to Guiding values, laws and promise.
·         Applicant should be abve 30 years of age
·         Proficient in MS Word programmes and working knowledge of Microsoft office
KGGA is an “equal opportunity organization” that is committed to hiring highly qualified individuals regardless of gender, religion, race, creed or marital status.
How to apply
Please submit a Cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position and salary expectations together with a  detailed CV in the form of Word attachments, two testimonials from your referees and copies of your certificates via email to:  with a Ref: E.O 2012 in the subject line no later than 5pm on 20th February, 2012.  Contact information for 3 references should be included.
Late applications or hard copies will not be considered.
Please note: At no point in the entire recruitment process shall the candidate have to pay any money as a condition for engagement.
Only short-listed candidates will have their applications acknowledged

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