About the Role
Interest in Governance and Public Policy is key in the person we recruit. He/she has to be keen on the width and breadth of County Governments; to build a relationship with County Government Offices that can provide information needed by KCA and open doors for KCA to engage Government.
Act as the focal point of the KCA, working to achieve its objectives
Establish an effective working relationship between KCA Board members, County Government of Kilifi (CGK) and others to further KCA members’ objectives
Promote the Alliance as a respected (non political) organisation, representing the joint interests of the Kilifi County Stakeholders to the County Government of Kilifi
Pro-actively manage the role; which includes the administrative and secretarial functions of the KCA, keeping in mind the need to limit the work load carried by the KCA Board Members
Will, in liaison with Chairman, be a self-starter and formulate, distribute concise communications to keep Alliance Board and Members fully abreast of County matters of interest.
Provide KCA with early notification of CGK plans / actions / events /publications
Keep abreast of gazette and media for information relevant to KCA interests and alert KCA committee
Alert the KCA about proposed County legislation (e.g. draft bills and budgets; development plans) likely to affect Kilifi Stakeholders and evaluate same as necessary
Attend relevant meetings with the County officials on behalf of the KCA
Prepare and distribute regular reports to the Chairperson, Board, and Members; while ensuring action is taken as may be required
Prepare agenda for KCA Board meetings, take and circulate the minutes and take action as required
Maintain data base and records of membership and membership subscriptions
Keep accounts of KCA finances, including petty cash etc.
Undertake other tasks such as: record keeping/admin/filing etc.
Carry out any other reasonable duties as may be given to you by the Chairperson and, with his/her knowledge, the Board Members.
Requires the ability to be pro-active and to take initiative to undertake tasks on behalf of the Board to achieve KCA objectives
Ability to manage Budgets, Finances, and Tax procedures and records
Prior experience working in public governance is an added advantage
Good numerical skills
Good ability to formulate concise communication
English/Kiswahili language skills
Excellent inter personal skills
Deadline for receiving applications:
Wednesday,27th December 2017