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Managing Trustee Job in Nairobi Kenya

Board of Trustees

National Social Security Fund

The Board of Trustees, National Social Security Fund (NSSF), one of the largest public funds in Kenya wishes to fill the position of Managing Trustee.

Job Profile

As the Fund’s Managing Trustee, the holder will be responsible for the day to day running of the Fund under the direction of the Board of Trustees of the NSSF to achieve the Fund’s objectives as set out in the NSSF Act and the Strategic Plan.

The Managing Trustee shall receive guidance and direction from the Board of Trustees.

This shall be done by formulating a clear strategy and setting agreed tasks and targets which shall be reviewed with the Board on a regular basis.

The Managing Trustee will therefore, provide the leadership, motivation and guidance to ensure that staff are motivated and focused in achieving the targets agreed with the Board.

More specifically, the job will involve among other responsibilities; the following:-
  • Provide Corporate leadership and guidance to achieve the mandate of NSSF.
  • Develop and recommend to the Board the long-term strategy, business plans, annual plans and annual operating budgets to the Board.
  • Ensure that there is effective communication between the Management and the Board, between different levels of Management as well as between the Fund, Government and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure constant cost effective and efficient improvements in the quality and value of services and products provided by the Fund.
  • Ensure continuous achievement of the Fund’s financial and operating goals and objectives, and oversee the implementation of the corporate policies and programs and cost effective management of resources.
  • Maintain a conducive work environment to attract, retain and motivate employees, and foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship.
  • Implement the policy reform objectives of NSSF.
Person Profile
  • The ideal candidate will be in the age bracket of 40 years to 55 years.
  • First Degree in any one of insurance, law, accounting, actuarial science, economics, banking, finance or their equivalent.
  • Masters degree in a commercial, management or equivalent field from a recognized University.
  • Minimum ten (10) years’ experience which must have been in a senior management position in an organization of a similar size or complexity.
  • Proven leadership and entrepreneurial skills, change management and strategic planning expertise and good interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of IT essential.
  • Experience in matters relating directly to pensions and administration of schemes such as provision of social security, fund manager or administration will be an added advantage.
  • Must conform with the requirements under Chapter Six of the constitution.
  • Must have attended and be certified on a Corporate governance Course.

Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number stating current and expected salary and three (3) referees.

Send your application by hand, courier, post or email. All applications be clearly marked “Managing Trustee Position” on the envelope.

The application should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Board of Trustees
National Social Security Fund
NSSF Building, Block A, 3rd Floor
P O Box 30599-00100


All applications must be received on or before 4 October, 2013.

NSSF is an equal opportunity employer.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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