NACADA Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) was established vide an Act of Parliament in July 2012, and mandated to coordinate a multi-sectoral effort aimed at preventing, controlling and mitigating the impact of alcohol and drug abuse in Kenya.

NACADA wishes to recruit a dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven Kenyan citizen to fill the following vacant position:

Job title: Chief Executive Officer

Job Ref No: NAC/CEO/2018/001

Job Description and Responsibilities

a) Principal Accounting Officer of the Authority;

b) Providing strategic leadership to the Authority and ensuring proper day to day management of the Authority;

c) Facilitate the development and implementation of the Authority’s strategic plan;

d) Overseeing proper financial management in the Authority;

e) Preparing the Annual Budget and presentation of the same to the Board for approval;

f) Submitting the Approved Budget to Government;

g) Presenting annual financial statements to the Board for approval;

h) Submitting approved Financial Statements to Office of Auditor General for Audits as per the Law;

i) Responding to all audit queries by the Office of Auditor General;

j) Ensuring that all procurements in the organization are undertaken in accordance with the prevailing procurement laws;

k) Ensuring strict adherence to the Procurement Plan;

l) Ensuring that there is proper Human Resource Management in the organization;

m) Ensuring all activities of the Authority are carried out in compliance with the existing laws;

n) Ensuring implementation of Authority’s programmes, project and activities;

o) Implementing Board policies and decisions;

p) Developing, negotiating and implementing the Performance Contract signed between the Board and the Government;

q) liaising with the national and county government to ensure effective coordination and response in the campaign against alcohol and drug abuse;

r) Liaising with development partners for resource mobilization;

s) Ensuring that expenditure is strictly within the approved budget;

t) Overseeing the Development and implementation of a robust risk management framework.

Job Specifications

For appointment to this position, a candidate MUST have: –

i. At least fifteen (15) years working experience in a related field, five (5) of which shall be in senior management;

ii. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from a recognized institution

iii. Masters degree in Management/Administration or in a related field from a recognized university;

iv. Certificate in Leadership Course from a recognized institution;

v. Demonstrate high degree of professionalism and competence;

vi. Proficiency in computer applications;

vii. Good interpersonal relations, high leadership qualities and integrity; and

viii. Demonstrate values of governance as provided in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Application Process

Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following documents:

1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
3. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
5. Credit Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role above, please submit your application including current and detailed CV,  day time telephone contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up the appointment if successful, copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials, including among other details your current position, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience to:

Ag. Chief Executive Officer,
National Authority For the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse,
NSSF Building, Block A, Eastern Wing, 18th Floor,
P.O. Box 10774-00100 GPO,

Applications can also be emailed to: with the Job Title and Reference Number indicated on the subject line.

not later than Friday February 16, 2018.

Candidates should forward their applications by post, courier or hand-delivery, enclosing and names, addresses and emails of (3) three professional referees.

All applications MUST have the job reference number clearly marked on the envelope so as to reach the undersigned

NACADA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Youth, Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Updated: February 8, 2018 — 12:18 pm