15 Apr 2014

Executive Director, Anglican Development Services Job in Kenya

The Anglican Church of Kenya

Anglican Development Services – Kenya (ADS-K)

Executive Director, Anglican Development Services – Kenya

The Anglican Development Services – Kenya seeks to recruit a person to fill the above post.

The Executive Director is expected to provide overall leadership to the Social Development Ministry of the Anglican Church of Kenya in ensuring it fulfils the mission of the Church.

The Executive Director reports operationally to the Provincial Secretary and is Responsible
to the Archbishop and the Anglican Development Services-Kenya Board.

This is a 5-year contract renewable once.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An active Christian and preferably an Anglican evidenced by an unqualified recommendation by a Bishop and a local Parish Priest.
  • Aged between 30 to 50 years.
  • A minimum of a Masters’ Degree with at least one of the Degrees being in Social Sciences or Community Development coupled with broad leadership and management training experience.

Operationally to the Provincial Secretary and Responsible to the Archbishop and the Anglican Development Services –Kenya Board.

General Purpose of the job:
To give overall leadership to the Social Development Ministry of the Anglican Church in ensuring that it fulfils the mission of the Anglican Church in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that the social development ministry fulfils the mission of ACK
  • To ensure that ADS-Kenya carry-out her mandate of facilitation and capacity building while leaving implementation to the Regions and Dioceses.
  • To coordinate national social development work for the Church.
  • Represent ACK in National and global development fora and feedback to relevant committees or offices in ACK..
  • To Respond to national emerging issues of development.
  • To execute the implementation of resolutions of ADS Kenya Board and Committees
  • To facilitate implementation of ACK Development policy.
  • To organize capacity building for Provincial and diocesan staff.
  • To promote internal resource mobilization and sustainability initiatives for ADS Kenya and offer support to Regional ADS on the same.
  • To support and integrate stewardship and fund development in ACK Institutions and programs.
  • To strengthen and establish partnership and network with GOK, NGO stakeholders, development partners and ecumenical partners.
  • To support and strengthen ADS Regions and other development institutions to deliver in their mandate.
  • To consult, advice and collaborate with the office of the Archbishop, the Bishops and other departments of ACK on development matters.
  • To accompany and support ADS Kenya staff in delivery of the organizational strategic plan.
  • To maintain an up to date inventory/database of ACK development partners, stakeholders and collaborators.
  • To supervise and appraise staff on behalf of the Board and recommend promotion and re-structuring.
  • To lead and supervise the operations and administration of the organization on behalf of the Board.
  • To ensure prudence in financial management that includes timely audit and reporting.
  • To ensure quality standards are kept and that Monitoring and Evaluation is undertaken.

Submission Requirements
Ten (10) copies of application package must include cover letter, CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, recommendation letters from your Bishop, local priest and two other referees.

The application must be posted to:
The Provincial Secretary
P O Box 40502 – 00100

Or Dropped at:ACK Head Office
ACK Garden House
2nd Floor, Wing ‘C’1st Ngong Avenue

The Application must reach the Provincial Secretary on or before Monday, 5th May 2014 at 5.00p.m.

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