NACADA Corporate Services Director 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: Director, Corporate Services

Job Ref No: NAC/DCS/02/15

1 Vacancy

Terms of Service: Contract

Job Group: NAC.JG 2

Responsible to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director will oversee the management of the Finance and Accounts, Human Resource and Administration, Information and Communication Technology and Corporate Communication functions of the Authority.

Job Description and Responsibilities

The job will entail the following key responsibilities:

a) Overall management of the core functions of the Corporate Services Department;

b) Coordinating and overseeing recruitment, selection, placement and promotion of human resource in the Authority;

c) coordinating the development and implementation of the vision, mission and strategic plan of the Authority;

d) Coordinating the preparation of respective board papers for Finance and Human Resource Board committees;

e) Designing and implementing an Accounting and Financial management system;

f) Ensuring prudent management of financial, human and physical resources of the Authority;

g) Coordinating and overseeing the preparation of quarterly and annual financial reports and statements of accounts;

h) Coordinating the formulation and the implementation of financial & human resource policies and strategies;

i) Ensuring efficient, effective, professional and sustainable human resource and administrative systems within the Authority;

j) Coordinating the Authority’s preparation and implementation of the annual budgets;

k) Coordinating the designing and implementation of performance management systems within the Authority;

l) Coordinating constitution and facilitation of all committees in the Authority;

m) Coordinating the development of a communication strategy for NACADA;

n) Coordinating the development of the Authority’s Corporate Communication Strategy and oversee its implementation; and

o) Coordinating the branding of the Authority and promote such nationally and internationally.

Job Specifications

i. At least ten (10) years’ work experience, five (5) of which must have been at a managerial level in Finance, Human Resource and Administration, legal services or related field;

ii. Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Management, Human Resource, Finance, Economics or related discipline;

iii. Masters degree in Management, Finance, Economics or related discipline;

iv. Must be a member of a relevant professional body in good standing;

v. Certificate in a Leadership Management Course from a recognized institution;

vi. Excellent communication, administration and presentation skills;

vii. Good standing and of high integrity;

viii. Meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

ix. Proficiency in computer applications; and

x. Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance.

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,
Nairobi

Applications can also be emailed to: careers@nacada.go.ke 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 — 11:46 am