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Assistant Company Secretary Job in Kenya

Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen) is the leading power producer in the country.

In order to strengthen the Corporate Strategy and our market leadership, KenGen invites dynamic and innovative candidates to submit their applications for the following position:

Assistant Company Secretary 

1 Post

Ref: HR/CSLA/01/11/14)
Job Profile
Reporting to the Company Secretary & Legal Affairs Director, the person will be responsible for the following:
  • Provision of efficient Board secretariat services to the Company to ensure compliance.
  • Preparing for Board and Committees Meetings in a timely manner and follow up all the matters arising from Board meetings in order to ensure effective implementation of Board decisions
  • With the guidance of the Company Secretary have custody of the e-Board system and ensure timely uploading and updating of the materials in the portal and ensure that all Board Members are equipped with the necessary skills and tools to use the e-board system
  • Prepare the annual Board calendar and work plan and maintain Board details and attendance registers
  • Dealing with correspondence, collating information and writing reports, ensuring decisions made are communicated to the relevant company stakeholders;
  • Custodian of good corporate governance practices, Board stewardship & accountability, Fiduciary duties of Directors, Board manual, code of conduct, conflict of interest and maintenance and custody of Company Seal
  • Providing advice on training for the Board on good corporate governance and fiduciary duties of Board members
  • Prepare the governance report to be included in the annual report and participate in the planning and conduct of the Annual General Meetings.
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field
  • At least ten (10) years work experience and seven (7) years in Company secretarial work in a busy organization
  • Must be a holder of CPS (K)
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretary
  • Knowledge of corporate governance
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
CLICK HERE for a detailed job description

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Closing date for applications is 27th November, 2014 at 4.00 p.m.

NB: KenGen is an equal opportunity Employer and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are advised to apply for only ONE position where they have key strengths.

Canvassing and falsifying of data will lead to automatic disqualification

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