Kenya Cultural Centre CEO and Corporation Secretary Jobs May 2016

 

Job opportunity;Kenya Cultural Centre CEO and Corporation Secretary

Career vacancy:Kenya Cultural Centre CEO and Corporation Secretary

The Kenya Cultural Centre (KCC) that incorporates the Kenya National Theatre is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament in 1951 under CAP 218 of the Laws of Kenya. 
Its mandate includes development and promotion of the performance of music, drama and dance, exhibition of works of art and crafts, discussions on matters of literary, historical, scientific or education interest or importance.
The Centre is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions:
 

 

1. Chief Executive Officer
Role Summary
Reporting to the Governing Council, the CEO will be responsible for overseeing and implementing all the strategic, operational and financial performance requirements of the Centre. 
The CEO will be required to work with Governing Council and all stakeholders to implement short and long term sustainable goals, strategies, plans and policies geared to position the Centre in line with world class standards.
 
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Holder of a least an Undergraduate degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution of higher learning
  • A Masters degree in related field is preferred
  • Professional membership to a body in a relevant field of specialization
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in senior management preferably in a commercial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict management skills,
  • Must be computer literate and
  • Performance and results driven individual, highly innovative, coupled with good business acumen
2. Corporation Secretary
Role Summary: Reporting to the Governing Council functionally and the Chief Executive Officer administratively, the Corporation Secretary will be responsible for all legal matters pertaining to the Centre including issues of property management, insurance, civil and criminal proceedings, and rendering legal advice to the Governing Council and the CEO on all legal matters.
In addition, the Corporation Secretary will be responsible for Human Resources and Administration functions of the Centre.

Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Holder of a least an Undergraduate degree in Law or other social science discipline from a recognized institution of higher learning
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practicing certificate
  • Have a certificate in Certified Public Secretary (CPS)
  • Served in the Grade of Senior Legal Officer or a comparable position in the Private Sector for a minimum of three (3) years
  • A member of the Institute of Public Secretaries of Kenya
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and conflict management skills,
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with standard office computer applications
  • Demonstrated integrity, managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance
In addition, shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. They will also be required to avail; Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board; Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority; Clearance from the Ethics And Anti-Corruption Commission; and a report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau.

Application Procedure
Please send your application to the email address chairgc@kenyaculturalcentre.go.ke
The application should include your application letter, scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, contact details as well as names and contacts (telephone and email address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.

The closing date of the applications is 3rd June 2016.
Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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