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Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) is a collective management organisation licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board to represent performers in musical and dramatic works. PRISK is hence a performer works licensing company appointed as a collecting society under GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 12322. PRISK is a non-profit company limited by guarantee, and not having a share capital.
PRISK Board of Directors (BOD) is seeking to recruit a dynamic, exceptional and visionary leader of professional and ethical standing to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will execute the mandate of the Board. He/she will be reporting to the Board of Directors and be responsible for overseeing all strategic, operational and financial performance of the organization through effective management.
Reporting to the Board of directors, the Chief Executive Officer shall be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Society operations. Specific duties shall include;
1. Co-ordination of the Society activities to ensure optimum and efficient utilization of all Society assets and resources.
2. Ensure implementation of and adherence to the society policies, procedures and standards
3. Management of the day to day  affairs of the society in a competent manner
4. Ensure recruitment  of competent and qualified personnel on need basis
5. Supervision of all members of staff in head office and various branches
6. Setting up performance management system and evaluation of staff performance
7. Manage the Society’s budget ensuring spending is in line with overall budget
8. Monitor key performance areas and ensure all targets are met
9. Review and implement regulations, internal systems, structures, procedures and controls to improve the quality of service
10. Implementation of the Society’s Strategic plan, policies and business plans
11. Manage the collection portfolio in collaboration with other mandated CMOs and provide reports to the Board of directors.
12. Attend all board of Directors meetings and offer technical and professional advice
13. Represent the Society in forums, business transactions and any other transaction authorized by the Board of Directors
14. Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements & relevant bodies.
15. Timely preparation and presentation of various progress reports to board of directors
16. Any other lawful duty that may be assigned by the Board of Directors.
1. A Humanity related Masters degree or its equivalent from a recognized university.
2. 7 - 10years practical experience in an NGO, Formal society, busy media house,state department or a busy intellectual institution of which 3 years must be in a management position
3. Basic knowledge in IT and financial accounting
4.Basic knowledge in digital marketing
5.Quantifiable knowledge in intellectual property industry
1. Proven leadership and administrative capacity
2. High financial management capability
3. Sharp mobiliser, negotiator with high diplomacy skills
4. Judgment and decision-making ability
5. Excellent communication and presentation skills
6. Strategic thinking and results oriented
7. Proficient in Microsoft office suite & digital tools 
How to Apply
Interested qualified persons who meet above requirements are requested to send their application  letter, detailed cv and expected salary via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. So as to reach on or before Tuesday 8th January 2019 at 10:00AM
Note: Incomplete or applications received beyond the deadline shall not be considered. Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.


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