Corporation Secretary Job in Kenya – Business Registration Service

Business Registration Service (“The Service”) is a Semi-autonomous Government Agency created under the Business Registration Service Act 15 of 2015.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the following vacant post in the Business Registration Service:

Corporation Secretary

Advert No. 14/2020

Job Grade BRS 3

One (1) Post

This is the highest grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will be administratively responsible to the Director General for day to day operations and directly to the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Corporation Secretary’s duties will entail:-

  • Providing guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance, ensure the timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers and minutes;
  • custodian of the seal of the Organization and account to the Board for its use;
  • Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest;
  • ensure that Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization;
  • facilitate effective communication between the organization and the stakeholders;
  • ensure that Board and Committee papers are circulated in advance of any meeting;
  • coordinate and conduct legal research for the Board;
  • provide Legal advice to the Board; and
  • co-ordinate and promote corporate brand and image of the Board; and
  • liaise with the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice on Legal matters.

Requirements for appointment

A person shall qualify for appointment of the Corporation Secretary if that person:

  • Is a Citizen of Kenya;
  • Has seven (7) years relevant working experience;
  • Has served in the grade of a Corporation Secretary or Senior Legal Officer or any similar managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven experience;
  • Holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • A master’s degree from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Is a member ,in good standing, the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (CPS K);
  • Demonstrates administrative and professional competence;
  • Demonstrates computer literacy;
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Application Process

Interested and qualified persons are requested to download the full advert and make their applications by completing and submitting the BRS Employment Application FORM

Please note:

  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.
  • All applicants shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post or position during the interview.

The completed application form should be emailed to on or before 15th June, 2020.

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Updated: May 31, 2020 — 5:21 pm