Thursday, 4 June 2015

Corporation Secretary

KNLS Board which is a statutory body of Government of Kenya, established by an Act of Parliament Cap. 225 of the Laws of Kenya, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:

Corporation Secretary 
Scale 
(1 Post)

Re-advertised
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Corporation Secretary shall be responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of legal issues at KNLS:-

Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Corporation Secretary should:-
  • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance.
  • Assist the Board in carrying out the following:
  1. Board induction and training
  2. Updating the Board and Committee charters
  3. Preparation of Board work plans
  4. Board evaluation
  5. Governance audit
  6. Implementation for the Code of Conduct and Ethics
  • Ensure the timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers
  • Ensure timely circulation of Board and Committee minutes
  • Be the custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Board for its use
  • Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest and ensure management of legal risks
  • Ensure that Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization
  • Liaising with external Lawyers on court cases and offering guidance notes and evidence to support court proceedings
  • Review the legal instruments to comply with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
  • Facilitate effective communication between the organization and the shareholders
  • Ensure that annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities
Qualifications
 
Applicants should have the following qualifications:
  • Be an advocate of the High Court in good standing
  • Bachelor of Law from a recognized Institution
  • Post graduation Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (CPS (K)
  • Member of LSK in good standing
  • Proven ICT Knowledge
  • Ability to work with others
  • At least five (5) years post qualification experience
  • Be familiar with Government of Kenya’s Operational Procedures
Interested candidates should send their application, detailed CV, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications by 30th June, 2015 to:

The Director, KNLS
P. O. Box 30573-00100, 
Nairobo

or eMail: knls@knls.ac.ke

KNLS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization.

Persons with disability,women and those from marginalized regions are encouraged to apply.

Only successful applicants will be acknowledged in writing.

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