Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya


Position Summary

  • 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.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 procedures in the hospital.

  • Prepare and review Board and Committee charters, policies and procedures and ensure adherence to the same and other emerging governance policies and procedures 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, Ministry of Finance, and other governmental and non-governmental and
    private sector strategic partners to the hospital.

  • Advise the organization on the legal aspects of day-to-day administrative matters and also provide legal opinion/advise on industrial development matters.

  • Represent the organization in all issues requiring legal address-claims, defamation, legal suits etc.

  • Coordinate legal activities within the hospital (in preparation of the organization legal
    documentations, chargers’ leases, incubation agreements discharge, liaise with external lawyers for specified matters etc.)

  • Perform other secretarial duties as reasonably required by the Chair and other Board Members from time to time.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Law from a recognized institution.

  • Master’s Degree in Law or Social Sciences, MBA or related course will be an added advantage.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law.

  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya with current practicing certificate.

  • Certified Public Secretary.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

  • Excellent knowledge of the State Corporation Act.

  • Excellent knowledge of the Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations.

  • Knowledge of professional standards.

  • At least 10 years’ working experience 5 of which should have been in managerial capacity.

  • Practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in Public Service or Private Sector.

    Soft Skills Required

  • Communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Listening skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Patient and resilient.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Ability to observe high level confidentiality.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya


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