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

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 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:

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

Wishing you all successful applications.