Kenya Railway Trust Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Railway Trust Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya


Job Title: Chief Executive Officer
Reporting to: Reporting to the Board of Trustees
Team/ Department:
Location: Nairobi
{Job Grade :]Grade One (1)

Core Objectives

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a dynamic, performance-oriented responsibility that entails the overall oversight, management of the Scheme
administration while giving strategic direction for Scheme by implementing Board of Trustees resolution with a genuine desire to serve the needs of pensioners
The desired candidate will ensure professionalism and accountability while equipping the team with the right knowledge, competencies, and skills.

Main Tasks/Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely payment of pensions to all pensioners.
  • Report to the Board of Trustees with appropriate , timely & quality information so that the Board of Trustees can discharge its responsibilities effectively
  • Development & recommendation to the Board of Trustees of long term strategy, business plans and annual operating budgets.
  • Informing and consulting the Board of Trustees on all matters of significance so that the Trustees can properly discharge its responsibilities.
  • Developing and delivering the strategic objectives agreed with the Board of Trustees.
  • Recommending to the Board of Trustee significant operational changes and major capital expenditure where these are beyond the holder's delegated authority
  • Assigning responsibilities clearly to senior management and overseeing the establishment of effective risk management and control systems
  • Recruiting, developing and retaining talented people to work for the Scheme and in particular establishing a strong management which is fairly and fully evaluated.
  • Communicating throughout the Scheme the strategic objectives & the values of the Scheme as agreed with the Board of Trustee, and ensuring that these are achieved in practice.
  • Sharing with the Board of Trustee and with other members of senior management the responsibility for communicating the Scheme's
    messages externally.
  • Representing the Scheme at various functions and activities that are of benefit to the Scheme members
  • Liaise with Fund Manager, Custodian and Property Managers as may be delegated by the Board of Trustee from time to time
  • Any other responsibility assigned to by the Board of Trustee in order to achieve the Scheme's objectives

    Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this job role

    The candidate should have the following:

  • Bachelor degree in the field of Management, Social Science, Economics, Business, Public Administration, Law, Finance or any other relevant field
  • A Masters degree in the relevant field
  • Full member of a professional body ICPAK, LSK, IHRM, ICIFA etc
  • Over 15 years’ experience 5 (five) of which must be in senior management position preferably in a retirement benefit scheme.
  • Conversant with Retirement Benefits Acts and Regulations.
  • Good conceptual skill especially in project development and management
  • Demonstrate good understanding of Investment Management environment in Kenya and at the globally
  • Up to date knowledge of all in real estate investment environment in Kenya and at the global front.
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem solving capability
  • Ability and willingness to share knowledge
  • Leadership with ability to manage and develop a team
  • Genuine desire to serve the needs of pensioners with a strong personal responsibility for achieving customer satisfaction
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • High integrity and honesty in all dealings with attention to details

    Documents Required to Submit With the Job Application

  • Cover letter
  • Complete and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of National Identity Card and/or Passport data page
  • Copies of applicable academic and professional certificates
  • HELB clearance
  • Tax Compliance Certificate

    Application deadline 26th November, 2019

    For more information and job applications details, see; Kenya Railway Trust Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

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