Job Description/Requirements

Privatization Commission is a State Corporation established under Section 3 of the Privatization Act (2005) to formulate, manage and implement the Privatization Programme.

The Commission is seeking to recruit and hire a qualified and self-motivated individual to fill the vacant position of Director, Corporate Services: –

Director, Corporate Services, Job Grade: PC 2 (Ref. PC/DCS/05/2022)

Reporting to the Executive Director/CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and advice to ensure optimal utilization and management of the Commission’s resources in functional areas of Finance, Human Resources Management & Administration, Corporate Communications and Information & Communication Technology.

Other key responsibilities include: –
• Provide strategic financial advice, insight, and analysis to the Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer (ED/CEO), Senior Management Team, Commission Members, and the Strategy, Finance and Audit Committee;
• Oversee the implementation and updating of all necessary accounting practices;
• Analyze and make recommendation related to all major financial and business decisions;
• Overseeing the forecasting and planning of Finance, Human Resource Management & Administration, Corporate Communications and ICT needs in order to achieve strategic objectives of the directorate.
• Overseeing the implementation of Finance, Human Resource Management, Corporate Communication and ICT Regulations and Circulars as issued from time to time by Government
• Developing, reviewing and implementing administrative policies, strategies and programmes within the Directorate;
• Overseeing preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Budget; Managing of the Commission’s financial investment and assets;
• Overseeing the overall administration, planning, coordination and execution of all IT functions;
• Ensuring the preparation and interpretation of financial statements, management accounts and reports;
• Coordinating general administrative services of the Commission and ensuring prudent utilization of resources;
• Providing leadership in the Human Resource Management including succession management and Administration function of the Commission;
• Spearheading change management programmes in the Commission;
• Superintend risk management and Business Continuity Management of the Directorate;
• Ensuring Compliance with Statutory obligations;
• Liaising with The National Treasury on all financial related matters.
• Supervision, mentoring and coaching Directorate staff;

REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

• Master’s Degree in either: Business Administration, Finance, HRM, ICT, Public Relations, Public Administration or any other equivalent from a recognized institution;
• Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Commerce, Business Administration, HRM, Finance or Accounting, ICT or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Have 12 years’ cumulative relevant work experience, five (5) of which should have been at senior management level in a reputable institution;
• Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
• Membership to a relevant professional body;
• Demonstrate competence in work performance;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Ability to work with and supervise multigenerational staff; and
• Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

TERMS OF SERVICE AND REMUNERATION

The Director, Corporate Services shall serve the Commission for a term of five (5) years renewable once subject to satisfactory performance.
An attractive remunerative package, commensurate with qualifications, experience and responsibilities and in line with Government guidelines will be offered to the successful candidate.

HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should either email to recruitment@pc.go.ke or send their applications and detailed CV with copies of certificates, indicating current position, qualifications, working experience, current remuneration, names of at least three (3) professional referees and day time telephone through the address given below.
The following clearances will only be required from successful candidates on offer of job and not at application stage:
• Clearance from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CERTIFICATE OF Good Conduct);
• Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate);
• Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
• Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
• Clearance from Credit Reference Bureaus (CRB).

Applications clearly citing the position should be sent to:
The Executive Director/CEO
Privatization Commission
P.O. Box 34542 – 00100
Social Security House – Annex 10th Floor
NAIROBI, KENYA

Applications should be received not later than 5.00pm on the 7th June, 2022.

Privatization Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, youth and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.