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A. CORPORATE SECRETARY

CORPORATE SECRETARY

The Kenya National Union of Nurses is registered under the Labour Relations Act No. 14 of 2007, Laws of Kenya, as a trade union. The union is in the process of restructuring her systems with a view of strengthening her services to over 30,000 nurses who are in her membership. As a result of this the offices of Corporate Secretary, Librarian/Records Officer, Industrial Relations and Public Relations & Communication have been created to enhance the efficiency in the fulfillment of the union objectives and mandate by bettering the services to our esteemed members, clients and partners.  We seek to fill the vacancies created by qualified Kenyans or East Africa Citizen who meet the following requirements: –

 Take Note that: –

(a)  Only Shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

(b)  Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce the following during the interviews: –

(a)  Original National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and testimonials.

(b)  Original letter of appointment to their current substantive posts.

(c)   Recommendation from your current employer.

 

 A completed application, together with certified copies of academic and professional certificates should reach the General Secretary on or before close of business on 30th October 2020. Kenya National Union of Nurses, Uchumi House, 9th Floor, P.O. Box 56900-00200, Nairobi, Kenya strictly via email: info@knun.org

Please Note that an Application SHOULD BE SENT to the union through email. Hand delivery or posted applications SHALL NOT BE RECEIVED or accepted.

 Kenya National Union of Nurses is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

3. Duties and Responsibilities: –

Specific duties and responsibilities for a corporate secretary in the union include: –

  • Will be the head of the Legal Department and principal advisor to the General Secretary.
  • Head of the Secretariat to all meetings attended by the General Secretary and in specific the National Executive Board, National Governing Council or Special National Governing Council.
  • Legal advice and undertaking complex litigation on behalf of Union and undertaking complex conciliation.
  • Drafting and reviewing complex documents, suits, contracts and agreements; providing legal advice and opinions to the General Secretary.
  • Undertaking investigations of complaints of a complex nature lodged against the union, member, official or an employee of the union or partners that influence our operations and welfare.
  • Initiating and undertaking research on complex and emerging legal issues, preparing legal opinions and briefs.
  • Assigning duties to officers in the legal department.
  • Ensuring proper professional conduct of officers in legal department.
  • Supervising officers in the legal department.
  • Advising the General Secretary on legal policy issues to ensure compliance with national, regional and international instruments, ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity.
  1. Requirements for appointment: –

    For an appointment to the position a candidate should: –

  • Have served for a minimum period of two (2) years in a law firm or in a similar position.
  • Should have a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized university.
  • Have a post graduate Diploma in legal studies from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Have demonstrated professional competence in work performance at that level.
  • Possession of a Senior Management Course certificate lasting not less than six Months will be an added advantage.
  • Has experience in Employment and Labour Relations matters of not less than two (2) years.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in Law (Employment and Labour Relations) or relevant Social Science from a recognized University will be an added advantage.
  1. In addition to the above requirements, an applicant should have the following key competence: –
  • Integrity and commitment to produce results.
  • Creativity, innovativeness, technical problem solving and resource management, administrative and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.
  • Personal responsibility–the willingness to accept responsibilities for own actions and outcomes.
  • Honest and self-driven

A completed application, together with certified copies of academic and professional certificates should reach the General Secretary on or before close of business on 30th October 2020. Kenya National Union of Nurses, Uchumi House, 9th Floor, P.O. Box 56900-00200, Nairobi, Kenya strictly via email: info@knun.org

Please Note that an Application SHOULD BE SENT to the union through email. Hand delivery or posted applications SHALL NOT BE RECEIVED or accepted.

 Kenya National Union of Nurses is an Equal Opportunity Employer.