Lake Basin Development Authority Managing Director Job in Kenya

Lake Basin Development Authority

Vacancy: Managing Director

Lake Basin Development Authority is a Regional Development Authority established by an Act of Parliament Cap 422 of the Laws of Kenya and mandated to spearhead development within the Lake Victorian Basin and its catchment regions with the view of fostering integrated sustainable economic development and empowering the communities of the Region.

The Authority’s Board is in the process of recruiting a competent and passionate professional to fill the position of Managing Director on contract terms.

The contract will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable once for a further period of three (3) years subject to outstanding performance and the achievements of defined targets and outcomes.

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities:

(i) To develop and implement strategies aimed at promoting the organization’s Mandate, Vision and Mission;

(ii) To be responsible for the implementation of the performance contract signed between the Board of Directors and the Government of Kenya;

(iii) To implement and monitor decisions of the Board of Directors and report to the Board accordingly;

(iv) To provide strategic transformative leadership, draw and execute plans for the effective implementation of the Authority’s strategic plan in line with vision 2030;

(v) To establish and maintain collaborative networks with local, regional and international development partners for investments and resource mobilization;

(vi) To manage and control the Authority’s financial, human resource and assets in an efficient and cost effective manner in consultation with the Board and parent ministry;

(vii) To develop, review, direct and manage the authority’s financial and other operational systems, procedures and controls;

(viii) To ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, standards, procedures and agreements;

(ix) To provide technical and secretariat services to the Board of Directors;

(x) To build a high performing and self-motivated team of staff and play an active role in attracting, retaining and developing staff;

(xi) To prepare annual budgets, financial accounts, programs and work plans for the Authority and submit them to the Board for consideration;

(xii) To advise the Board of Directors on the performance of the Authority.

Qualification and Work Experience:

(i) Must be a Kenyan Citizen.

(ii) Master’s Degree in any of the following fields; Agriculture, Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or their equivalent.

(iii) Leadership course lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution

(iv) Must have at least ten (10) years’ experience in Senior Management position in a reputable organization.

(v) Experience in resource mobilization will be an added advantage

(vi) Must be compliant with the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya (clearance from KRA, Higher Loans Board, EACC, National Police Service and CRB).

(vii) Must be a member of a professional body.

Eligibility Criteria:

(i) Minimum age of 35 years and maximum age of 55 years at the time of application.

Interested candidates should submit their applications with a detailed CV and photocopies of all testimonials stating current position, current remuneration level, e-mail, contact, telephone numbers, names, and addresses of three (3) professional referees to reach us on or before 17th September 2018.

Submit your application in a sealed envelope marked “Application for the post of Managing Director” to:

The Chairman
Lake Basin Development Authority
P.O Box 1516 – 40100

Candidates who had previously applied for this job are encouraged to re-apply

Soft copies should be sent by email to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Lake Basin Development Authority is an equal opportunity employer

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Updated: September 4, 2018 — 7:25 am