Recruitment of Board Members
Wetlands International Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
1d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Wetlands International Eastern Africa has a governance board which is responsible for strategic leadership and policy direction.

The Board performs its tasks according to the Constitution and the Board manual.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Executive level
  • Experience Length : 10 years
  • Job Description

    All applications to be made via BrighterMonday!

    The key roles of the Board are :

  • The protection of stakeholders interests by seeking to ensure that Wetlands International Eastern Africa strategic direction provides value for its various stakeholders
  • Establishing goals for management and monitoring the achievement of organizational goals;
  • Appointing and / or replacing the Director and other Senior Staff.
  • Authorizing policies and overseeing the strategic implementation of these policies
  • Seeking to ensure that Wetlands International Eastern Africa’s internal control and reporting procedures are adequate, effective and ethical and that the organizations strategic direction provides value for its stakeholders.
  • In addition to the standard roles and responsibilities of a board member, our Board members are active advocates and ambassadors for Wetlands International Eastern Africa and are fully engaged in supporting the Organization to advance its mission.
  • Qualifications

    This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Wetlands International’s mission and who has a track record of board leadership.

    Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership stature in business, government, or the non-profit sector. His / her accomplishments will allow him / her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.

    We are seeking board members with the following attributes :

  • An individual with extensive professional experience with significant executive leadership accomplishments in Institutional Capacity Building, Private sector engagement and / or Wetlands Conservation and Management
  • A commitment to and understanding of Wetlands International stakeholders, preferably based on experience that spans the development, public and private sectors.
  • Savvy diplomatic skills and a natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of Wetlands International stakeholders
  • An individual who will be aligned in thinking with the Wetlands International’s vision and mission
  • An individual with strong relationship building skills
  • An individual who is well networked across the region and globally
  • An individual with sufficient time to invest in the Board Member role - at least 15 days per year
  • The appointment will be effective from 1 January 2020 for a 2-year tenure renewed once upon the satisfactory performance as concluded from the annual Board performance reviews.

    Terms and conditions will be discussed with the successful candidates.

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