Dear Members,

The Kenya Education Network (KENET) is a not-for-profit membership organization incorporated as a Trust under the Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act, CAP 164. KENET membership is drawn from public and private universities, research institutes, colleges, teaching hospitals and associated government institutions (see https://www.kenet.or.ke).

The Key mandate of KENET is to promote research and education collaboration using a broadband Internet-based platform. KENET is governed through a two-stage governance structure; the Board of Trustees consisting of 11 Trustees (seven of them Vice Chancellors- see https://www.kenet.or.ke/node/10) assisted by a 10-member Management Board. The KENET Management Board has two slots reserved for independent professional representatives.

The Board of Trustees now wishes to appoint a female CPA Management Board Member to fill one of the professional slots. The CPA shall also join the Audit & Risk Committee of Board of Trustees.  The appointment is for a period of three (3) years and members are eligible for re-appointment for only one further term.

This is a call to female candidates fitting the role to apply for consideration and nomination by the Institute. The applications shall be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Have been a member of the Institute in good standing for at least five (5) years;
  • Has at two (2) years’ experience in finance, accounting or auditing;
  • Has at least two (2) years’ experience in general management;
  • Has at least two (2) experience in Board affairs;
  • Demonstrated leadership both from corporate and/or social engagements;
  • Has a clear vision befitting the role;
  • Has good communication and interpersonal skills.

Interested members who meet the requirements above are requested to apply online via the following link: https://www.icpak.com/application-for-nomination/

The applications portal shall close at midday on Wednesday 2nd May 2018.

Wishing you all successful applications.

CPA EDWIN MAKORI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER