KNLS Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

KNLS Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya


Kenya National Library Service (KNLS) Board which is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Heritage invites applications from suitable qualified persons for the following vacant post:

Job Title: Corporation Secretary

Grade 3

(1 Vacancy)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance.

    Assist the Board in carrying out the following:

  • Board induction and training
  • Updating the Board and Committee charters
  • Preparation of Board work plans
  • Board evaluation
  • Governance audit
  • Ensure the timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers
  • Ensure timely circulation of Board and Committee minutes
  • Be the custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Board for its use
  • Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest and ensure management of legal risks
  • Ensure that Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization
  • Liaising with external Lawyers on court cases and offering guidance notes and evidence to support court proceedings
  • Review the legal instruments to comply with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010
  • Facilitate effective communication between the organization and the shareholders
  • Ensure that annual returns are promptly filed with the relevant authorities
  • Perform duties that may be assigned from time to time by Management.

    Job Requirement

  • Be an advocate of the High Court in good standing
  • Bachelor of Law from a recognized Institution
  • Postgraduate Diploma
    in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Certified Public Secretary of Kenya (CPS (K) in good standing.
  • Member of LSK in good standing
  • Proven ICT Knowledge
  • Ability to work with others
  • At least five (5) years continuous post qualification work experience
  • Shown merit and competence in work performance and results.
  • Familiar with Government of Kenya’s Operational Procedures
  • Other added skills and experience will be an added advantage
  • Valid Certificate of good conduct.

    Additional Skills

  • Good Communication skills
  • Good public and customer relations skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good management Skills
  • Integrity

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants should send their application, a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer by 31st December, 2018 at 5:00pm to:

    The Director/CEO
    Kenya National Service
    P.O Box 30573-00100
    Nairobi OR
    Email: knls@knls.ac.ke


  • Kenya National Library Service is an equal opportunity employer, women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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