Equity Bank Kenya – Manager, Governance and Company Secretarial

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and regulatory environment in the running of companies and keeping the Management up to date on all developments.
  • Ensure records of Minutes and Resolutions are well kept.
  • Support in arranging board meetings and annual general meetings.
  • Draft agenda and timetable for board and annual general meetings.
  • Prepare the Annual Board Calendar, Workplan and Training Plan.
  • Ensure all statutory declarations are duly filed.
  • Ensure the register of directors and secretary is up to date.
  • Support the Company Secretary in ensuring timely dissemination of Board papers.
  • Ensure timely submission of regulatory reports/letters.
  • Ensure timely statutory filings.
  • Regular review of governance documents.
  • Support the Company Secretary in preparation of board papers among other functions.
  • Support in planning for training of new and existing directors on corporate governance, duties and responsibilities of directors etc.
  • Support the Company Secretary advise the Board on legal, governance, accounting and tax matters.

Job Skills:

  • High level of analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to analyse complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision while ensuring that Management are fully always informed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and confidently, orally and in writing, with stakeholders at all levels of seniority including external stakeholders.
  • Ethical Leadership skills, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Flexibility to balance governance and compliance requirements with commercial objectives without compromising achievement of the highest standards of governance and compliance.
  • Strength of character and personal presence to be able to influence senior management and operate effectively at senior levels both internally and externally.
  • Proven ability to analyse complex business issues and identify, design and implement effective practical recommendations.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law/Economics/BCOM
  • A professional certification in accounts like ACCA, CPA will be an added advantage
  • A professional certification in company secretarial
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in either Banking, Insurance or Fintech.
  • In-depth knowledge of regulatory environment and key regulatory guidelines affecting the financial services industry.
  • Broad range of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on corporate governance, company secretarial and regulatory reporting & compliance.
  • An accredited governance auditor.

Closing Date : 28th September 2023






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