Company Secretary Job in Kenya

Company Secretary Job in Kenya

Job Purpose: Provide advisory services to clients based on Company Set up Best Practices, Corporate Governance Principles, enable clients successfully register at the Companies Registry, set up and incorporate business entities and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
Key Responsibilities
• Advise Clients on Company Set Up Best Practices
• Link businesses on eCitizen portal
• Coordinate and facilitate the incorporation and set up of businesses
• Advisory and guidance to clients based on corporate governance principles
• Maintain the company’s statutory registers and books
• File statutory documents at the Companies Registry and conduct searches
• File annual returns and any other statutory forms with the Registrar of Companies
• Update the annual returns diary
• Liaise with the Filing Clerk to receive regular updates on any pending work at the Companies Registry
• File and retain client documents in respective files and update them regularly
• Arrange meetings of the directors and the shareholders i.e. issue of proper notices of meetings, preparation of agenda, circulation of relevant papers and taking and producing minutes to record the business transacted at the meetings and the decisions taken
• Update the statutory books, notably Register of directors, shareholders, debentures etc.
• Attend to client requests on a timely basis and escalate any concerns accordingly
• Inform the Registrar of Companies of any significant changes in the company’s structure or management i.e. appointment or resignation of directors, transfer of shares etc.
• Establish and maintain the company’s registered office as the address for any formal communications
• Ensure the security of the company’s legal documents i.e. Certificate of Incorporation and Memorandum and Articles of Association
• Follow up with the Company Set up Clients
• Undertake general administration duties as may be required from time to time
• Accomplish assignments to the satisfaction of management and to the firm’s standards
• Any other cognate duties as may be assigned by the Director and manager of the department and any officer as delegated by the Chief Operating Officer, Managing Partner and/or Chief Executive Officer

Key Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Business, Law, Economics or related commercial field
• At least Certified Public Secretary (CPS) Section 5. CPS-K will be an added advantage

• At least 3 years’ cumulative experience in Corporate Secretarial Services / Business Development

Key Skills and Competencies
• Sound knowledge of Corporate Governance
• Good managerial skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Good negotiation skills
• Teamwork
• Attention to detail
• Excellent prioritization and time management skills

How to Apply
If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send CV to tony@eastafricabusinessconsultants.com.
Include your current and expected remuneration package in the cover letter.
Application Deadline is 24/08/2018
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted


How to Find Agents & Distributors in Kenya

How to Find Agents & Distributors in Kenya – Finding Agents & Distributors in Kenya can be at times a Daunting task for Companies and Business owners looking to expand their Market into this region. This However negate the need to find Local Agents and Distributors to help you access the Kenyan Market and also the Larger East and Central African Region with a total Population of about 140 Million People.

We follow the following simple steps To help you Find Agents & Distributors in Kenya .

  1. We start by identifying your Company, Product and Service offering and then together with you we help you identify the Geographical Area and the Demography to Target. This then informs on whether a Company or an individual would be the best fit taking into consideration the Commission to give and the kind of Sales Volumes to expect from the Agent.
  2. The 2nd step is to analyze your Particular needs, Products, Services and Current Distribution channels available in Kenya and then recommend on the Most efficient methods to bring import your product / service, r on the best Set Up for you and the distribution Channels to embrace.
  3. The 3rd Step is to analyze the various Agents and Distributors in our Database and carefully selecting the ones that perfectly match your requirements. On Average we send you a list of about 15 Agents/ Distributors and incase the list is not Sufficient enough we normally run Specific Ads targeting agents that fit in your requirements. This Process is Climaxed by the Process of helping you choose the Best Agent/Distributor
  4. On the 4th step we help you Negotiate and Contract the Agents and Distributors making sure that your interests are well taken care of, The commission Plan is well captured, the obligations of each party is well captured and a clear conflict resolution criteria is explicitly stated.
  5. Lastly we shall from time to time check on the Performance of the Agent and distributor in Kenya giving them the necessary support to ensure that their targets are met and also guiding you on the necessary changes in the Market and Kenyan Laws that might affect the performance of the uptake of your Services and products in Kenya.

We really hope that this blog has answered your questions on how best to find Agents & Distributors in Kenya. Feel free to Contact Us Today for a detailed explanation on how best to Find Agents & Distributors in Kenya or for a customized approach that suits your specific needs.
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