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Corporate Secretary at Ngong Road Children’s Foundation (NRCF)

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Job Description

Job Summary 

The Corporate Secretary will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements, managing contracts and agreements, and maintaining corporate records.

Responsibilities

  • Assists the board of directors in understanding and meeting all applicable regulatory issues, ensuring the organization operates within the bounds of the law
  • Provide legal support and guidance to the organization.
  • Manage contracts and agreements, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating.
  • Maintain corporate records and ensure that all documentation is up-to-date and accurate.
  • Coordinate and attend board meetings (virtually for U.S. meetings) and draft agendas and meeting minutes for all three entities, including committees of the board and senior management meetings.
  • Provide advice to the board of directors and executive management on corporate governance matters.
  • Manage the organization’s relationships with external legal counsel and other service providers.
  • Work with regulators to keep up to date on regulatory changes and ensure corporate responsibilities are completely met.
  • Maintain and manage the organization’s intellectual property portfolio, including maintenance of key Google Drive folders.
  • Research and analyze issues related to corporate governance, and make reports on findings.
  • Provide support on legal matters related to employment, fundraising, and other areas as needed.
  • Filing annual returns to Kenyan regulated entities.

Qualification and Requirements:

  • Degree in Law, Business Administration and registered by company secretaries, or a related field.
  • At least two years of experience in a legal or corporate governance role, preferably with an NGO or similar organization.
  • Familiarity with corporate governance principles and legal and regulatory requirements in Kenya.
  • Ability to interact with individuals at many levels of an organization, including members of the board of directors, other department heads, their own staff, and others; with information from colleagues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to work remotely with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Occasional evening availability to accommodate meetings with U.S. personnel.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Ngong Road Children’s Foundation (NRCF) on nrcfkenya.org to apply
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