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Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

The Safaricom Investment Cooperative (S.I.C) is a progressive medium sized organization registered under the Cooperative Societies Act (Cap 490).

It embraces the principles of the cooperative movement and exists to provide its members with optimal returns on their pooled investments.

The S.I.C. Board of Management hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates with strong leadership and transformational qualities to fill the position of the Chief Executive Officer.

Salary Package: Highly attractive Salary package commensurate with competencies will be offered to the successful candidate

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Board of Management, the Chief Executive Officer, will be responsible for the following:-
  • To provide visionary leadership and direction to the organization and to ensure that Society’s mandates and policies are implemented fully and effectively in line with the strategic plan.
  • To ensure that financial statements are prepared periodically and in time under strict reporting deadlines.
  • To formulate strategies and business plans, lead teams for high performance and innovation.
  • To ensure prudent management of resources for the achievement of the Society’s mandate and strategic objectives.
  • To initiate, establish, strengthen and oversee inter-institutional collaborations and Strategic partnerships for the realization of the Society’s mandate and strategic objectives.
  • To ensure that Society’s staffs remain motivated to discharge their responsibilities effectively and efficiently, and in compliance with human resource management policies and practices.
  • To establish and sustain effective relationships with the Board of Management, the Government, parent Ministry, and other stakeholders.
  • To promote a culture of compliance with regulations, statutory requirements, good corporate governance principles and best practices in the Society.
  • To perform any other responsibilities as determined and deemed necessary by the Board of Management.

Key Qualifications and Competencies
  • The candidate aspiring for the post of Chief Executive Officer shall have a degree in Business, Finance, Economics or other related field from a recognized University.
  • At least 7 years management experience, 5 of which must be at senior management level
  • Proficiency in MS Office computer packages
  • Experience in cooperative management, property and real estate project management will be an added advantage

Knowledge and skills
  • Public Procurement and Disposals Act 2005
  • Policy development and formulation
  • Analytical / project evaluation
  • People management and empowerment
  • Human resource planning & strategies
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Client orientation and customer care
  • Personal attributes
  • Driven by a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Client focused organizational development strategies

Method of Application

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications together with updated curriculum vitae to recruitment@sic.co.ke by 5.00pm 13th September 2013.


NB: Safaricom Investment Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer

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