Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture Fund Administrator - Jobs in Kenya

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture Fund Administrator - Jobs in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme ('The Scheme).

one of the leading Benefit Scheme in Kenya with high fund value, is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated, results oriented candidate to fill the position of a Fund Administrator.

The Administrator will oversee all matters regarding the Scheme's fund portfolio including administration of the affairs of the Scheme in accordance wit h t he provisions of the Retirement Benefits Act and Regulations.

Scheme Trust Deed and Rules and any of her relevant legislation in force.

Requirements

The candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • A Master's Degree in any of the following: Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Insurance, Actuarial Science, Law or a related field.
  • Five (5) years relevant experience in a busy Benefits Scheme.
  • A track record of success and performance characterized by vision and strategic thought, rapid growth and service delivery.
    Or
  • A Bachelor's degree in in any of the following: Business Administration. Finance. Economics. Insurance. Actuarial Science. Law or a related field.
  • Seven (7) years relevant experience in a busy Benefits Scheme.
  • A track record of success and performance characterized by vision and strategic thought, rapid growth and service delivery.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities of the Fund Administrator are:

  • Provision of secretariat service to the Board of Trustees.
  • Provision of overall scheme administrative leadership:
  • Development and formulation of appropriate scheme policies:
  • Facilitating preparation of Scheme accounts and timely audit of the same to ensure compliance
  • Maintenance of proper Records to ensure members benefits are processed in accordance with RBA Act, Rules and Regulations and Scheme/Fund guidelines:
  • Facilitation of timely payments of member benefits:
  • Monitoring performance and service Standards of all external service providers and report appropriately to the Trustees:
  • Expediting renewal of contracts with Service Providers to ensure quality service to stakeholders:
  • Expedite review of Trust Deed and Rules in line with changes in legislation, and ensure approval by the Regulatory Authority: x. Keeping up to date records of the scheme
  • Receive and analyze periodical reports from Fund Managers. Property Managers and Custodian to ensure conformity to regulations:
  • Preparation of member benefit statements:
  • Overseeing the risk management and control systems and
  • Facilitating the development of and implementation of efficient scheme systems and processes.

    Core Competencies

    The following core competencies and skills shall be required for the position:-

  • Relevant knowledge of legislation in the Retirement Benefits Sector \
  • Ability to develop and implement performance management systems
  • High standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity:
  • Being a visionary and result oriented leader:
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and effective communication skills as well as logical and sound decision making ability:
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines:
  • Possess firm, fair and transparent management style: and
  • Be a creative and innovative leader.

    How to Apply
  • Each application shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, and certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials, and any other relevant supporting documents.
  • Applicants must also submit valid clearances from the following:
  • Kenya Revenue Authority:
  • Higher Education Loans Board:
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission:
  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct) and
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Sealed Applications should be sent to/dropped at: The Chairman. Board of Trustees. JKUAT Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme One Padmore Place 13 floor. George Padmore Road. Kilimani P.O. Box 291-m001 Kalimoni
  • Note: The lomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme ("The Scheme) is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Closing Date: 23rd April 2019.

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