Secretary / Chief Executive Officer Job Vacancy – Wakf Commissioners of Kenya

The Wakf Commissioners of Kenya

Career Opportunity: The Secretary / Chief Executive Officer

The Wakf Commissioners of Kenya is seeking to recruit and fill in the position of Commission Secretary / Chief Executive Officer (CEO) position ¡n line with the Wakf Commissioners Act of Kenya, 1951 Chapter 109 (Revised 2012).

The Wakf Commissioners of Kenya: The Wakf Commissioners of Kenya is a State Commission established under the Wakf Commissioners Act, 1951 Chapter 109 (Revised 2012). The Wakf Commissioners is a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal, and has all the powers, functions and duties conferred and imposed by the said Act.

The mandate of the Commission is to manage, administer, validate, register, dispose, regulate, claim unclaimed assets of deceased Muslims to ensure that the use of wakf properties and assets are as per the stipulated wakf conditions and advise the Government on matters related thereto. The commissioners in pursuit of the above mandate are entitled to employ officers to undertake the day-to-day activities of the Commission.

In order to meet this mandate and sustain the momentum of the on-going transformation plan of the Commission created by the Wakf Commissioners Task Force, the Wakf Commissioners wishes to identify and recruit a top notch Secretary & CEO to progress and advance the work of the Wakf Commission. The successful candidate will be expected to assume office by September, 2018.

Candidate Profile

  • A holder of a Postgraduate Degree qualification, at least a Masters Degree, with good academic record from a recognized university / institution;
  • Demonstrated distinguished leadership with a track record of achievements in public, private or not-for—profit sector backed with a minimum of five 5) years in executive management roles; and
  • A Transformative and Change leader, keen on detail and deadlines with undisputable respect and integrity.
  • The ideal candidate MUST profess the Muslim Faith

Details of on the job specifications can be accessed on our job board link: commissionersof kenya/home

If you fit the profile of this role and are interested in this challenging opportunity, submit your application letter stating how you meet the position requirements with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current salary, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title / reference directly to via email to:

The Chairman
The Task Force on the Review of the Wakf Commission of Kenya
Mombasa, Kenya


(Closing date for this advert is 3rd August 2018)

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Updated: July 28, 2018 — 10:05 am