February 2016-Sacco Corporate Affairs Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya


Kenya Sacco Jobs:Sacco Corporate Affairs Manager Vacancy

Employment in Kenyan Sacco Feb 2016

Our client, a medium sized Sacco in Nairobi urgently wishes to recruit suitably qualified and experienced individuals in the following position;

Corporate Affairs Manager

Ref: CAM/2/16
Job Purpose: The Manager of Corporate Affairs is key to ensuring the Sacco achieves its business objectives internally and externally, building the Sacco’s impact and reputation and ensuring its future success.

The post holder will head up the Sacco’s over-arching policy and communications function and will also establish and manage strategic business processes, including business planning, governance and performance management.

The role requires a strategic thinker with the ability to be hands-on and highly results-orientated, with proven leadership and successful management experience, able to manage complex projects and high-level stakeholder relationships.

Key result areas:

The post holder will work closely with the Chief Executive, and Management Board, leading on defined programmes to ensure that the Sacco has:

  • Developed a strategy to raise the profile of the Sacco,
  • Effective governance arrangements,
  • Robust business plans for its operation, sustainability and future development,
  • Effective communications strategy,
  • Effective policy role and function
In particular, the post holder will lead on and be accountable for: 
  • Initiating, managing and delivering a corporate communications strategy to develop the Saccos’ reputation, brand and relationships, ensuring we have a clear identity and high levels of goodwill and understanding amongst the various stakeholder groups and wider audiences.
  • Developing and ensuring the strategic management of our stakeholder relationships and strategies for influencing wider stakeholders and the media.
  • Providing a strategic advisory communications function to the Chairman, Chief Executive, and Management Board, supporting them in their roles as ambassadors for the organization.
  • Accountable for reputation management for the organization; identifying and prioritizing emerging issues and handling in a timely fashion.
Business planning and development:
  • Working with the Chief Executive to manage the business planning process, facilitating the development and implementation of integrated work programmes for the organization.
  • Overseeing key performance indicators and outcome specifications for the organization through liaison with Chief Executive and the preparation of quarterly progress updates for the Management Board.
  • Managing systems to facilitate successful delivery of projects including project planning mechanisms, monitoring and evaluation systems, budget management systems, quality assurance systems and contract management systems.
  • Providing information to enable effective financial accounting and management.
  • Maintaining a sound, overarching corporate governance and risk management strategy for the organization to ensure the highest level of accountability in the organization’s decision making processes,
  • Working with providers of organization’s professional services (e.g. legal and audit).
  • Keeping under review all corporate governance arrangements that might affect the Sacco and ensure that the Board is fully briefed on these matters and the implications.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time,
  • Initiating and maintaining a policy role and function reflective of the aims and objectives of the organization and of its constituent bodies,
  • Producing thought leadership and other policy direction reports and initiatives,
  • Responding to a wide range of consultations and reports within the context of the policy of the Sacco and its aims and objectives,
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time,
Job Specification:
  • He/she should be 30-35 years,
  • He/she should have 7 years of experience in the same field,
  • Education level, Master Holder in communications, business strategy and/or project management.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Strong intellectual skills, track record of innovative thinking, analysis and practical activity,
  • Management experience in a complex organization, experience of organizational change,
  • Proven ability in communications and stakeholder relations,
  • Capable of innovating and developing business growth and quality improvement,
  • Creativity and a flair for new initiatives.
  • Experience of delivering high-level and complex projects,
  • Budget and financial management skills.
  • Comfortable presenting content to a range of audiences, including policymakers, academics, public and the media,
  • Skilled at networking and network-building; a strong commitment to partnership-working.
  • An open and participative style with excellent leadership/communication skills,
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure,
  • Knowledgeable about Sacco policies and Regulatory knowledge.
How to Apply
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are requested to CLICK HERE to download and fill the online application form and submit completed forms to co-opconsultancy@co-opbank.co.ke so as to reach us by 26th February 2016.

NB: Only applications submitted using this online form shall be considered.

Applications that are incomplete or that are received beyond the deadline will not be considered.
Short listed candidates will be contacted.

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