National Housing Corporation Managing Director (MD) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens for the position of Managing Director (MD) of the National Housing Corporation.
The National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a State Owned Enterprise (SOE) established under the Housing Act Cap.117 of the Laws of Kenya. 
The principal roles of NHC are the development of decent and affordable housing, facilitating rural housing development, mobilization of local and international capital for housing development, forging partnership with counties, co-operatives, private sector and other stakeholders in housing development. 
NHC is also the principal agent of the National Housing Policy.
The Position
The Corporation requires a dynamic and enterprising Managing Director to provide leadership towards achieving its mission of playing a leading role in developing and facilitating the provision of adequate and affordable housing and related services. .
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the principal responsibilities of the MD include:
  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical values and practices, including good corporate governance.
  • Overseeing day to day business of the Corporation
  • Providing leadership in the development of long term strategy, business plans, annual budgets, establishing proper internal procedures as well as monitoring and evaluation systems.
  • Advising the Board on matters relating to implementation of the Corporation’s business strategy, opportunities and investments.
  • Ensuring that there is effective communication between the Board, Management and Staff.
  • Coordinating and preparing business proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the Board.
  • Ensuring continuous achievement of the Corporation’s objectives, financial and operating goals.
  • Overseeing and ensuring implementation of corporate policies and programs.
  • Attending to human resource matters including organizational structures, appointments, welfare, training, industrial relations, separation and effective management succession plans.
  • Maintaining a conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees.
  • Establishing and maintaining collaboration with key local and international partners and stakeholders to ensure continuity in the provision of housing.
  • Acting as the principal spokes person of the Corporation.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Laws of the Country as far as the Corporation’s activities are concerned.
Applicant’s Profile
  • Must have a first degree from a recognized university in any specialization related to the housing sector.
  • Must have a Masters degree in Housing Development, Housing finance or MBA.
  • Professional registration or qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Must demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of good corporate governance principles.
  • Must demonstrate Strategic planning skills and ability to design long term plans and programmes for the Corporation.
  • Must demonstrate leadership abilities in managing Human and Financial resources.
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication and networking skills as well as a good understanding of Government operational regulations in the provision of shelter.
  • Must be computer literate.
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the job will be negotiated with the right candidate.

Application Procedure
Qualified applicants should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae stating current position, salary and benefits, 3 referees one of whom must be of Senior Corporate or Public Sector standing, email and telephone contacts (both landline and mobile) to reach us by 20th July 2012. 
Applications should be addressed to:
The Chairman
National Housing Corporation
P.O. Box 30257 00100
Important: Applications should quote reference number NHC/MD/7/2012 on a plain sealed envelope. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
“National Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability are encouraged to apply”

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