Kenya Utalii College Principal/Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Utalii College Principal/Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

The Principal & CEO is responsible to the Council for the implementation of the Kenya Utalii College strategic goals and the management of its resources including giving direction and leadership in achievement of its mission. In addition, the Principal and Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the day-to-day operations and administration of the College.

Roles and Responsibilities of Principal

The roles and responsibilities of the of Principal & CEO are as follows:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the College;

  • Provide strategic leadership to the College;

  • Ensure the maintenance of efficiency and discipline by all staff of the College;

  • Ensure Preparation of annual budgets and proper internal controls;

  • Manage the budget of the College to ensure its funds are properly expended and accounted.

  • Establish effective management processes, systems and structures in accordance with Public Service guidelines.

  • Responsible for the for the implementation of the Council’s decisions and policies.

  • Responsible for stakeholder management and enhancement of the corporate image as well as being the spokesperson of the College.

  • Ensure compliance with the relevant laws and other guidelines

  • Establish and maintain harmonious contacts with appropriate national and International Institutions dealing with training.

  • Foster a culture of ethical practices and good corporate governance;

  • Ensure delivery of effective and efficient services.

  • Facilitate the preparation and implementation of the College’s strategic and annual work plans.

  • Act as Secretary to the Council and ensure that all its decisions are implemented.

  • Maintain a conducive work environment in order to attract, retain and motivate employees while fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship;

  • Develop and recommend to the Council the annual business plans for the organization.

    Personal Specifications

    For appointment to the position of the Principal & Chief Executive Officer, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism, Hospitality or related field.

  • Advanced degree in Tourism or Hospitality Management or related discipline
    from a recognised institution.

  • 10 years’ experience, in Tourism & Hospitality Industry or related section

  • A member of professional body where applicable

  • Possess good oral and written communication skills including report writing

  • Have a good understanding of the mandate of Council and its role in realisation of the national development agenda.

  • Demonstrated results in work performance

  • A leadership course Lasting not less than 4 weeks

  • Computer proficiency skills

  • Meet the requirement of Chapter 6 of the Constitution on values and principles of governance

    Key Competencies and Skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strategic and innovative thinking

  • Ability to mobilize resources

  • Proficiency in IT

  • Strong communication and reporting skills

  • Strong managerial skills ability to lead teams

  • Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Ethical and integrity

  • Attention to details

  • Problem solving

  • People Management skills

  • Emotional Intelligence

    Skills and Attributes

    The successful candidate should demonstrate the following academic and professional achievements:

  • An advanced degree in Hospitality, Tourism, Finance, economics, Management or related discipline from a recognized University;

  • Membership of a recognized and respected professional body or organization;

  • Corporate Governance training;

  • A high degree of professional competency, administration capabilities, strategic initiatives and a thorough understanding of public sector policy and reforms, corporate planning and executive that impact on the attainment of corporate goals;

  • Minimum of Ten (10) years of experience, five (5) of which must be in senior management.

    How to Apply

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