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Corporation Secretary Job at NWWDA

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Deadline: 2020-12-15
  • Location: - Kenya
Corporation Secretary

Job Description


  • Provide guidance to the NWWDA and Board members individually on their duties, responsibilities and powers and how these should be exercised in the best interest of the organization;
  • Ensure NWWDA procedures are followed and reviewed regularly, and that the NWWDA complies with the law, rules and regulations;
  • Assisting the Chairperson in organizing Board activities, including providing information, preparing agenda, issuing notices and preparing for the meeting, NWWDA evaluation and NWWDA development programmes;
  • Providing secretarial services to the NWWDA including ensuring that the NWWDA work plan is prepared and adhered to, circulating Board papers in advance of the meeting, keeping records of attendance at meetings, keeping safe custody of the seal and a record of its usage, and preparing the NWWDA for the annual general meeting where applicable;
  • Ensure that the minutes of the NWWDA and Board committees are promptly prepared and circulated;
  • Keeping the Board abreast of informed on current government thinking and practice;
  • Coordinating the Governance Audit process;
  • Providing legal advice to Management on all legal matters;
  • Develop a comprehensive framework for the NWWDA;
  • Identification of all compliance issues in all the departments;
  • Carry out annual Legal Audits, prepare a report and present it to the Directors;
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts, agreements and other legal instruments;
  • Drafting legal opinions;
  • Developing the targets for the staff of the department in consultations with the Directors;
  • Carry out insurance needs analysis for NWWDA staff ,equipments and construction materials;
  • Manage insurance for NWWDA staff and equipment.This includes development of TORs, participating in Evaluation of legal related tenders, preparation of insurance contracts. Follow up of Insurance claims;
  • Development of partnerships instruments between NWWDA and other partners;
  • Preparation of Board papers in consultations with the Directors;
  • Preparation of the budget for the Directors;
  • Preparation of Performance Contracts for the Directorate and for the staff therein;
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual performance report;
  • Ensure that all staff meet their targets and submit their Performance Contract report as expected; and
  • Create teamwork among the staff in the

Job Requirements

  • At least 9 years of post-qualification experience with at least 5 years of Managerial experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law and Postgraduate diploma in Law;
  • Master’s degree in Law, Masters in Business Administration, Economics or related field;
  • Registered with Law Society of Kenya (LSK), and Qualified Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK);
  • Senior Leadership course lasting not less than four weeks;
  • An advocate of the High Court;
  • Chapter six of the constitution on leadership and integrity;
  • Be a Certified Public Secretary in good professional standing;
  • Specialized Legal Management Skills;
  • Decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Report and Minutes writing skills;
  • Litigation skills;
  • Demonstrate leadership and integrity,

How to Apply

Application along with detailed up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, including names of three referees, telephone contacts, email address, current and expected salary, and copies of Academic and Professional Certificates and other testimonials should be received on or before Monday 15th December,2020 at 5:00 p.m

Additional Requirements

Applicants shortlisted for the interview of the four positions will be required to submit the following-;

  • Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from an accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Applications should be sent preferably by email to the following email-: recruitment@nwwda.go.ke or to the undersigned with an envelope clearly marked indicating the position applied for to-;



P.O. BOX 495-70100 GARISSA.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Northern Water Works Development Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate

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