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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 13, 2021
  • The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) is a state corporation in Kenya mandated to ensure safety to human and animal health and provide adequate protection of the environment from harmful effects that may result from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Authority was established pursuant to the provisions of the Biosafety Act No. 2, 2009 to regulate...
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    Corporation Secretary/Head, Legal Services


    The job holder is responsible for managing all Corporation and Legal matters, handling litigation cases against the company and keep custody of important legal documents.

    Job Specification

    The duties and responsibilities at this level includes;

    • Serve as secretary to the Board of directors and committee meetings.
    • Ensure timely preparation and circulation of the Board and Committee papers
    • Coordinate Board induction, training and evaluation
    • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities on matters of governance.
    • Provides stewardship in monitoring, reviewing and drawing the legislation governing the operations of the Authority,
    • Manage and supervise corporate litigation
    • Conduct continuous legal audit to ensure there is compliance with the legal and regulatory obligations
    • Ensure safe Custodian of all legal documents e.g. title deeds, contracts and all sensitive company documents.

    Person Specification

    • At least Twelve (10) years’ experience, three (3) of which must be in a senior management level in the public or private sector;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Law
    • Master’s degree in Law
    • Strategic Leadership Course lasting not less than six weeks from a recognized institution
    • Member of a professional Body in good standing (where applicable)

    Key Competencies and Skills

    • Strategic leadership skills
    • Excellent Interpersonal skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Leadership skills
    • Results orientated
    • Proficiency in Computer Applications
    • High level of Integrity

    Method of Application

    If you believe you meet the criteria for the positions above, please submit your application in Hard OR Soft Copy enclosing copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and a detailed Curriculum Vitae, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees in sealed envelope clearly marked with job title to the address below OR scanned copies of all your certificates and send to; on or before 13th April, 2021 at 5.00 p.m.

    Chief Executive Officer
    National Biosafety Authority
    Nacosti Building, Loresho, - Off Waiyaki way
    P.O Box 28251 – 00100 – NAIROBI

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and they MUST bring with them current clearance certificates during interviews from the following bodies: -

    1. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    2. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    3. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and
    5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    NBA is an equal opportunity employer; women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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