Kenyatta University Hospital - Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:

Kenyatta University Hospital - Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Corporation Secretary- (BMS/KUTRRH/3)

1. Background Information

Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Hospital Board
Section/Unit: Legal Services
Job Title: Corporation Secretary
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports:


2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the CEO, the Corporate Secretary job exists to ensure the integrity of governance framework, efficient administration, compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, implement Board decisions and
provide legal advice at KUTRRH.

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Manage the hospital board secretariat together with its assets such as the company seal, registration certificate and other legal documents and other resources and business in the hospital.
  • Plan for all human and non-human resources required in running the affairs of the hospital board secretariat in the hospital.
  • Provide expert advice to the Board in respect of current legislations, corporate governance best practice requirements, role of directors, ethical standards, board reporting obligations and proper meetings procedure in
    the hospital.
  • Arrange Board and Board Committees’ meetings and functions, set agendas,
    compile and circulate papers, attend meetings, and take minutes, and initiate and direct action to give practical effect to decisions and actions arising out of meetings in the hospital.
  • Manage and respond to correspondence directed to the Board, the Chair
    and other Board Members in the hospital.
  • Maintain the Board’s online information-sharing portal by ensuring effective and efficient information flows: - within the Board; - from the Board to its Committees and from the Committees to the Board; and - between the Board and the Executive, and record declarations/conflicts of interest of Board
    Members in the hospital.
  • Maintain other records relevant to the Board and its operations within and without the hospital.
  • Prepare and review Board and Committee charters, policies and procedures and ensure adherence to same and other emerging governance policies and procedures in the hospital.
  • Facilitate the recruitment and induction of new Board Members in the hospital.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key internal and external stakeholders such as the hospital executive committee, Ministry of health, ministry of education and the ministry
    of finance, and other governmental and non-governmental and private sector strategic partners to the hospital.
  • Perform other secretarial duties as reasonably required by the Chair and
    other Board Members from time to time.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    a) Bachelors of Law from a recognized institution
    b) Master’s Degree in Public Administration, MBA or related course will be an added advantage
    c) Senior Management Course not lasting less than 6 weeks

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

    a) Post Graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law
    b) Registration with the Law Society of Kenya.
    c) Certified Public Secretary

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Computer literate
    b) Excellent knowledge of the State Corporation Act
    c) Excellent knowledge of the Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations
    d) Knowledge of hospital operations procedures
    e) Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft skills required for the job:

    a) Communication skills
    b) Interpersonal skills
    c) Organizational skills
    d) Listening skills
    e) Analytical skills
    f) Courageous
    g) Patient and resilient
    h) Ability to work under pressure
    i) Ability to observe high level confidentiality

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed to the position:

    At least ten years’ working experience as a Corporation (Company)
    Secretary six of which must be at Management

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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