Kerio Valley Development Authority Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

Kerio Valley Development Authority Managing Director Jobs in Kenya

Job Details:

Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) is a Corporate legal entity established in 1979 as a Regional Development Authority (RDA) under Cap 441 of the Laws of Kenya.

The Authority is mandated to undertake River basin Conservation and Management through integrated river basin based development programmes with the key objective of propelling development to improve the region's per capita income.

The Authority's Board is in the process of recruiting a competent and passionate professional to fill the position of Managing Director on contract terms.

The contract will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable once for a further period of three (3) years subject to outstanding performance and the achievements of defined targets and outcomes.

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Job Responsibilities

  • To develop and implement strategies aimed at promoting the organization's Mandate, Vision and Mission;
  • To be responsible for the implementation of the Performance Contract signed between the Board of Directors and the Government of Kenya;
  • To implement and monitor decisions of the Board of Directors and report to the Board accordingly:
  • To provide strategic transformative leadership. draw and execute plans for the effective implementation of the Authority's strategic plan in line with Vision 2030;
  • To establish and maintain collaborative networks with local, regional and international development partners for investments and resource mobilization:
  • To manage and control the Authority's financial, human resource and assets in an efficient and cost effective manner in consultation with the Board and parent Ministry;
  • To develop review, direct and manage the Authority's financial and other operational systems, procedures and controls;
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations. Standards. procedures and agreements;
  • To provide technical and secretariat services to the Board of Directors:
  • To build a high performing and self-motivated team of staff and play an active role in attracting, retaining and developing staff;
  • To prepare annual Budgets, financial Accounts. Programs and Work plans
    for the Authority and submit them to the Board for consideration;
  • To advise the Board of Directors on the performance of the Authority.

    Job Qualifications:
  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Master's Degree in any of the following fields: Agriculture. Public Administration, Environmental Planning & Management, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or their equivalent;
  • Leadership course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Must have at least ten (10) years' experience in Senior Management position in a reputable organization;
  • Experience in resource mobilization will be an added advantage:
  • Must be compliant with the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya (clearance from KRA, HELB, EACC, Police and CRB);
  • Must be a member of a professional body

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should submit their applications with a detailed CV, certified copies of certificates and all testimonials including copies of compliance certificates, stating their current positions, current remuneration, contact addresses including email address and telephone numbers, names and addresses of three professional referees to reach the undersigned on or before 6th November 2019.
  • Submit your application in a sealed velone marked Application for the post of Managing Director, Kerio Valley Development Authority either soft or registered hard copies to the address below.
  • Submit your application in soft copy or in a sealed envelope marked Application for the post of Managing Director, Kerio Valley Development Authority.
  • Hard copies can also be delivered to the KVDA Headquarters office in Eldoret.
  • The Chairman Kerio Valley Development Authority
  • KVDA Plaza
  • P. O Box 2660-30100, Eldoret.
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