KUTRRH Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

KUTRRH Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

Purpose

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.

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 procedure in 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.
  • 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 withinand
    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, Ministryof health, ministry of education and the 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.

    Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

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

  • Bachelors of Law from a recognized institution
  • Master’s Degree in Law or Social Sciences, MBA or related course will be an added advantage

    Professional qualifications required to effectively perform in the role:

  • 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

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job

  • Computer literate
  • Excellent knowledge of the State Corporation Act
  • Excellent knowledge of the Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations
  • Knowledge of professional standards

    Soft Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Listening skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Courageous
  • Patient and resilient
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to observe high level confidentiality

    Work Experience
  • Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be
    appointed to the position:
  • At least 10 years’ working experience with 5 in managerial capacity alongside being a
    practicing Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in the Public Service or Private Sector

    How to Apply
  • The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Tuesday 17th September 2019
  • If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of the posts above, we encourage applicants to apply online here or send hard copies of your Application Letter, CV, and Filled Application Form and address to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer
  • Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral &
  • Research Hospital
  • P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • For more information and job application details, see; KUTRRH Corporation Secretary Jobs in Kenya

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