CEO & Trust Secretary Job in Kenya

KenGen Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme & KenGen Defined Contribution Scheme (2012) are pension schemes for employees working for Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited. 

They are registered schemes with RBA. The core business of the schemes is to provide pension and other retirement benefits to its members and beneficiaries. 

The schemes seek to fill a vacant position of CEO & Trust Secretary

The job holder will be reporting to the Board of Trustees.

Job Summary: The CEO & Trust Secretary will be responsible for ensuring that the Scheme complies with the Relevant legislation and the Terms of Authorization issued by RBA by establishing procedures for the sound governance of the Schemes and advising the Board of Trustees on developments in governance issues. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overall leadership and management of the Fund. This task involves; directing, coordinating, and controlling all functions of the Fund.
  • Ensuring that the Fund operates efficiently meeting its performance targets overseeing performance management.
  • Ensuring ethical and good corporate governance practices including operational and controls, compliance with regulatory provisions and best practices.
  • Developing and implementing an effective strategic plan in consultation with the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders/advisers.
  • Providing effective and efficient communication between Fund and stakeholders;
  • Acts as the Secretary to the Board.
  • Accountable for performance of all service providers. This task involves reviewing and auctioning on reports and various functions.
  • Keeping up to date any developments in retirement benefits legislation and procedures which may affect the Fund Administration; and
  • Undertaking any other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Trustees from time to time.
The ideal candidate should
  • Have a degree in B.Com, B.A in Economics, Business Administration or any other business related Degree
  • A Masters degree will be an added advantage
  • Be a Member of a professional body
  • Be Computer literate
  • Have Ten (10) years working experience from a financial institution or any other corporate institution with at least four (4) years at a senior management position in pension industry;
  • In addition to the above, the ideal candidate should possess
1.       Good interpersonal & teamwork skills;
2.       Good leadership skills with a high sense of maturity.
3.       Good planning & organizational skills;
4.       High level of integrity, responsibility & confidentiality.
5.       High sense of self-drive and business acumen.
If you meet the above qualifications, submit your application through the email address given i.e. together with a detailed CV, stating your current position and remuneration. 

Also attach copies of certificates and testimonials so as to reach the undersigned on or before 29th March, 2016.

Chairperson, Board of Trustees
KenGen Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme,