Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority is a Regional Development Authority established by an Act of Parliament cap 442 of the laws of Kenya and is mandated to spearhead Development within the Lake Victoria Basin and its catchment regions, with a view of fostering integrated sustainable economic development and empowering the communities of the Region.

In view of this and as part of fulfilling our mandate, the following position is open for application from qualified candidates:

  • Corporation Secretary
  • Ref: LBDA/HR/CS/09/20 18/02

    The successful applicant shall report to the Managing Director and will be responsible for providing secretarial services and overall legal advice to the Authority as provided for under the Authority’s Act.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be the Secretary to the Board and Head of Legal Department.
  • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance.
  • Assist the Board in carrying out the following; Board induction and training, updating Board and Committee charters, preparation of Board workplans, Board evaluation, Governance Audit and implementation of the code of conduct and ethics.
  • Ensure timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers.
  • Advise management and the Board on all legal matters affecting the Authority
  • Ensure safe custody of and proper use of the Authority’s seal.
  • Participate in negotiating, drafting, and reviewing of contracts, leases and other legal instruments entered into by the Authority and third parties.
  • Ensure proper representation for the Authority in court and in arbitration proceedings.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory and all legal requirements as stipulated in the Authority’s Act.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must be a holder of Bachelors of Law degree from a recognized institution.
  • Masters degree in
    law or Social Science is an added advantage
  • Be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, hold a valid practicing license and a post graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • At least five (5) years post qualification experience
  • Be a member of Institute of Certified Public Secretaries ICPS (K)
  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    How to Apply

  • An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility of the job and the experience of the individual will be negotiated with the successful candidate
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and photocopies of all testimonials stating current position, current remuneration, contact telephone numbers, names and addresses of three (3) professional referees to reach us on or before 5th October 2018.

    Applicants must also submit clearance certificates from the following:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • National Police Service
  • Credit Reference Bureau

  • Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked to:

    The Managing Director
    Lake Basin Development Authority
    P.O. Box 1516-40100

  • Soft copies should be sent by email to

  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Lake Basin Development Authority is an equal opportunity employer

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