Youth Enterprise Development Fund Job Vacancy Application Details

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Youth Enterprise Development Fund Job Vacancy Application Instruction.

The Youth Enterprise Development Fund recruitment is opened for the below positions available. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline as published on Kenyapen.com.

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Details of Youth Enterprise Development Fund Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

The Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Public Service, Youth & Gender Affairs. The Fund was established on 1st February 2007 as one of the strategies to address the challenge of youth unemployment in Kenya. It is one of the flagship projects of Vision 2030, under the social pillar. The Youth Fund is mandated to create employment opportunities for young people through entrepreneurship. This is achieved by providing financial support and business development services to youth owned enterprises.

GRADE3:  REF: YEDF/MLS/11/2020

Contract Period: 5years renewable subject to performance

Purpose of the Job

The Manager Legal Serviceswill provide Board’s Secretarial and Legal Services to the Fund in line with the Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations. He/She willbe theHead the Legal Services Function. The officer at this level will be responsible to the CEO for the management and coordination of the Legal function.

Specific duties and responsibilities

  • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of corporategovernance;
  • Assist the Board in carrying out: Board induction and training, updating the Board and Committee charters, preparing Board work plans, Board evaluation, governance audit, and implementation of the code of conduct andethics
  • Ensure timely preparation and circulation of Board and Committee papers andminutesand bethe custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the Board for itsuse;
  • Formulate and implementthe Fund’slegal policies and procedures and provide advise on legal matters;
  • Draft contracts and Memorandums of Understanding and other legal documents on behalf of the Fund;
  • Initiate required legislation amendments for the promotion of the Fund’s activities;
  • Liaising with external lawyers and the attorney general on legal matters and operations;
  • Ensure compliance with all legal requirements by the fund;ix.Conduct field visits and investigation missions;
  • Conduct research on legal issues falling within the fund’s mandate;

Job Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have

  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience five (5) of which should be in a management position;
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Master of Laws degree from a recognized institution/Part III of the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (CPS, K);
  • Post graduate diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Admission as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;vi.A valid practicing certificate;
  • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
  • Professional qualification and membership to a professional body where applicable;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution
  • Computer proficiency;anD
  • Demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability required at thislevel

 

Method of Application

Qualified applicants should send their applications and testimonials to:

The Chairperson
Youth Enterprise Development Fund Board
4th Floor, Renaissance Corporate Park
Upper Hill
P.O. Box 48610-00100
Nairobi.

Applications MUST include application cover letter, detailed CV with three (3) referees and their daytime contacts and must indicate current position, current remuneration, expected remuneration, e-mail and day-time telephone contact, relevant certificates and testimonials; and copy of National ID/Passport. Applications must be received not later than 16th December, 2020 5pm. Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified. Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be notified. Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification.Successfully shortlisted applicants will be required to provide clearance certificates from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority,
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
  • Credit Reference Bureau

Youth Enterprise Development Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women, youth and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date : 16th December, 2020

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