Maina and Mwangi Trust Jobs

Location: Kenya.

Maina and Mwangi Trust Jobs:

The Mama and Mwangi Trust (“theTrust”) is a charitable institution whose objects are aimed at the acquisition, preservation and sharing of the Agikuyu: heritage, culture, history, language, commerce, industry and wealth generation or creation; and socio-political, spiritual, ideological and philosophical heritage.

The Trust seeks to recruit:

Chief Executive Officer

Qualifications and Experiences:

  • A Masters degree or the equivalent in Anthropology or Business, Commerce and/or Administration or related field.
  • PhD degree qualification may be an added advantage.
  • Strong management and leadership skills with a high degree of accountability.
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge and experience in developing and implementing strategic plans, and management policies, strategies and systems.
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage, and UNESCO’s historical and current efforts, activities and work in the protection of intangible cultural heritage, cultural diversity and human creativity.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consultative skills, with the ability to interact with and Influence senior people in private and public sectors.
  • Highly analytic and strategic with the ability to appreciate the big picture and context, and effectively implement the same in practical terms.
  • Knowledge of or a demonstrable keen interest in acquiring, preserving and sharing knowledge of Agikuyu: traditions, culture, history, language, commerce, industry and wealth generation or creation; and socio-political, spiritual, ideological and philosophical heritage shall be an added advantage.
  • A highly self-driven, motivated and disciplined person preferably in the thirties, who has a desire to achieve set goals.
  • A person of integrity and good moral rectitude, strong character and responsible principled qualities.
  • Innovative, assertive and able to work with or under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure with persons of multi-racial backgrounds, and deliver quality results within strict timelines.
  • Well conversant with current ICT systems and processes.

    Applicants must state their current remuneration, and state their expected compensation package, in the application.

    Applicants should attach detailed CV and copies of certificates and testimonials, indicating daytime telephone number, address and details of three (3) referees (a senior relative, a past or current professional colleague, and a contemporary).

    Please send your application by e-mail to: jobs [at] clearly marked “Chief Executive Officer” on the subject line,

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