Corporation Secretary Job in Kenya

Corporation Secretary


This is the highest grade for this cadre. An officer at this level
will be administratively responsible to the Director General for day to day
operations and directly to the Board.


The Corporation Secretary’s duties will entail:-

  • Providing guidance to
    the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance,
    ensure the timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee
    papers and minutes;

  • custodian of the seal
    of the Organization and account to the Board for its use;

  • Maintain and update the
    register of conflicts of interest;

  • ensure that Board
    members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization;

  • facilitate effective
    communication between the organization and the stakeholders;

  • ensure that Board and
    Committee papers are circulated in advance of any meeting;

  • co-ordinate and conduct
    legal research for the Board;

  • provide Legal advice to
    the Board; and

  • co-ordinate and promote
    corporate brand and image of the Board; and

  • liaise with the Office
    of the Attorney General and Department of Justice on Legal matters.


A person shall qualify for appointment of the Corporation
Secretary if that person:

  • Is a Citizen of Kenya;

  • Has seven (7) years
    relevant working experience;

  • Has served in the grade
    of a Corporation Secretary or Senior Legal Officer or any similar
    managerial position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven

  • Holds a Bachelor of
    Laws degree from a recognized institution;

  • A master’s degree from
    a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

  • Is an Advocate of the
    High Court of Kenya;

  • Is a member ,in good standing,
    the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (CPS K);

  • Demonstrates
    administrative and professional competence;

  • Demonstrates computer

  • Meets the requirements
    of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


  • Candidates should NOT
    attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in
    the advertisement should be filled on the form.

  • Only shortlisted and
    successful candidates will be contacted.

  • Canvassing in any form
    will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Shortlisted candidates
    shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card,
    academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews.

  • All applicants shall be
    required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current
    substantive post or position during the interview.

To Apply

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the
following vacant posts in the Business Registration Service:

Interested and qualified persons are requested to download the
full advert make their applications by completing ONE BRS Form. The application
form and the detailed job requirements, duties and responsibilities for each
position should be downloaded from either of the following websites; or

The completed application form should be emailed to [email protected] on or before 15th June, 2020.
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