Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Executive Director Vacancy

The Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK) is a national independent, non profit, membership organisation for media women from the print, electronic media and communications sector. 

AMWIK seeks to promote A just society in which the media embraces and promotes equitable development, human rights and women rights.

The Board of AMWIK wishes to recruit a qualified and dedicated individual to fill the position of Executive Director.

Job Purpose:

Report to the whole Board of Directors, the Executive Director shall be expected to provide strategic leadership, conceptualization and guidance in programmes, administration, finance and human resource management.

She shall ensure coordinated, effective and high team morale, efficient programme delivery,

  • Implement the decisions of the Board and undertake all activities that will advance the vision, mission, strategic plan and Constitution of AMWIK;
  • Oversee the development, review and compliance with institutional policy and manuals on human and security institutional resources, programme, administration, finance and the Board;
  • Fundraising for the Association and ensuring the formulation and successful implementation of AMWIK programmes;
  • Serve as AMWIK’s senior-most representative, to ensure that staff and activities adhere to the Association’spolicies and regulations;
  • Provide and coordinate technical leadership to all aspects of project implementation, maintaining the highest of quality standards;
  • Review all technical and financial reports for submission to relevant organisations;
  • Provide leadership, represent and coordinate donor and partner liaison, compliance and reporting at the national, regional and international levels;
  • Secretary to the Board and custodian of up-to date records of the Association and perform any other duties as may be directed by the Board.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • MA in communication, development studies and related fields from a recognized university;
  • At least seven years management experience, five of which must be at senior management level;
  • Experience in fundraising, strategic management and project evaluation;
  • Skills in mentoring and people management;
  • A proven performance record, be self-driven, result-oriented and possess excellent public relations and communication skills.
The applicant should quote the current and expected salaries. 

The applications and names of three referees should reach the undersigned not later than Tuesday, 17th September 2013:

The Chairperson,
Association of Media Women in Kenya
P.O Box 10327 00100

Email: info@amwik.org

Kindly note that only candidates who meet the qualifications will be contacted for interview.