Anti-FGM Board Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs
State Department of Gender Affairs
Anti-FGM Board
Declaration of Vacancy for Position of Chief Executive Officer

Pursuant to provisions of Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act No. 32 of 2011, the Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Board invites applications from suitably qualified persons to be considered for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this position, a person must:
  • be a citizen of Kenya
  • have at least ten (10) years working experience in a senior position in the public or private sector on gender related programmes including Gender Based Violence (GBV);
  • be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • be holder of a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • be conversant with governance for State Corporations and other relevant laws and policies;
  • have knowledge on issues of government procurement, financial management and human resource management processes;
  • have strong leadership and management skills and a demonstrated record of successful leadership of multi-disciplinary teams
  • meets requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Gender ; and
  • Membership to a Professional Association/Body will be considered an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
The Chief Executive Officer shall be the Secretary to the Anti-FGM Board and shall be responsible to the Board for the day-to-day management of the Board.

Specific duties and responsibilities shall include;
  • providing strategic leadership to facilitate effective delivery of the Board’s mandate;
  • being responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Board and achievement of the Board’s objectives;
  • preparing the annual budgets and establishing proper internal controls;
  • executing and communicating the Board’s strategies, decisions and policies;
  • developing and recommending to the Board members the annual business plans for the Board;
  • serving as a link between the Board and the management;
  • putting in place effective management and administrative structures, processes, systems and succession plans;
  • providing regular, thorough and prompt communication to the Board on Key technical, financial and administrative matters; and
  • being responsible for stakeholders’ management and enhancement of the corporate image of the Board.
Terms of Service: The Chief Executive Officer shall hold office for a period of not more than five (5) years, on such terms and conditions of employment as the Board may determine and shall be eligible for reappointment.

Application Procedure
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates. 
In addition, candidates must submit Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and Higher Education Loans Board; and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI). 
Applications should be forwarded as follows:
(i) Online through Email address: OR
(ii) Hand delivered in sealed envelopes to the Anti-FGM Board Offices, Kenya Railways Staff Retirement Benefit Scheme Building, 2nd Floor, opposite Technical University of Kenya OR

(iii) Sent in sealed envelopes addressed to:

Anti-FGM Board
P.O Box 54760-00200
Nairobi, Kenya

so as to be received on or before 1st April, 2016.

Anti-FGM Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer- “Women, minorities, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply”.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Other Jobs in Kenya