Job Summary
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced personnel to fill theĀ  position of Corporate Secretary. The incumbent will report to the Chief Executive and will be based at Head Office.

Duties And Responsibilities
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Organises and services Board and Board Committee meetings.
Maintains accurate database of Board decisions and minutes.
Maintains statutory books and/or registers.
Keeps the Board and Chief Executive Officer timeously and fully informed of Grain Marketing Board’s affairs. Ensures the implementation of the Grain Marketing Act (Chapter 18:14] pertaining to operations of the Grain Marketing Board.
Guides the Board in complying with the provisions relating to Corporate Governance in the Public Entities Governance Act (Chapter 10:31] as amended from time to time.

 

Ensures compliance with the provisions relating to Parastatals in the Public Finance Management Act (Chapter 22:19] as amended from time.
Draws up, implements and monitors policies to achieve effective internal control arrangements ensuring compliance with internal codes, protocols and with the Grain Marketing Board corporate governance framework. Reviews the Board/Committee meetings cycle and draws up a policy concerning the publication, circulation or release of Board/Committee agenda and other materials for Board approval.

 

Processes and monitors Board Members remuneration and expenses claims.
Provides (or where necessary secure) legal advice to the Board and to all GMB divisions and departments to achieve compliance with all legal requirements.
Acts as a principal point of contact with external legal advisor.

 

Reviews all contract and/or agreement that the Grain Marketing Board intends to sign with third parties.

Qualifications And Experience
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Law Honours Degree
Accounting qualification is an added advantage.
Master in Business Administration/ Leadership
Minimum of 5 years’ experience at senior management level in the public/commercial sector or of having successfully advised corporate clients.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Excellent understanding of corporate governance and compliance.
Ability to communicate and advise at Board level.
Ability to assume responsibility for other disciplines requiring legal compliance. Excellent knowledge of la bour law.
Strategic thinker whose integrity is beyond reproach.
Analytic mind and accuracy at figures.
Risk management skills.
Good supervisory skills and interpersonal skills.
Team player.
– Goal oriented and innovative.

How To Apply
Applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications should be emailed to: [email protected] Not later than 02 October 2020.
Please note that only shortlisted internal candidates will be contacted.