The Management Structure

The Board of Directors

The role of the Board of Directors (BOD) is to provide policy direction to the Corporation in discharging its mandate. The responsibility of the Board is to establish and maintain full and effective control over the strategic, financial, operational and compliance matters of the Corporation. The Board establishes committees as deemed appropriate to enable it fulfil its role efficiently. During the planning period, the following committees will assist the Board in discharging its role:

  1. Technical Committee;
  2. Finance and Strategy Business Development Committee;
  3. Human Resources and Administration Committee; and
  4. Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

The Managing Director's Office

The primary responsibility of the office of the Managing Director is to provide leadership and ensure that sound policies and procedures are developed and implemented. In addition, the MD ensures proper and efficient management of the Corporation under the policy guideline of the Board.

The Corporation consists of the following divisions and units:

  1. Business Development Division;
  2. Finance Division;
  3. Technical Operations Division;
  4. Estates Division;
  5. Corporate Services Division;
  6. Manufacturing Division;
  7. Legal Unit;
  8. Internal Audit Unit;
  9. Corporate Communications Unit; and
  10. ICT Unit.

The roles of the divisions/units are explained as follows:

The Business Development division consists of the following sections:

  1. Corporate Planning;
  2. Corporate Consultancy; and
  3. Marketing.

The core functions of the division are:

  1. Demand forecasting;
  2. Identifying business growth opportunities;
  3. Developing business relationships with clients;
  4. Promoting and marketing the Corporation’s products;
  5. Organizing, planning, scheduling, and managing the Corporation’s sales efforts;
  6. Providing customer care services;
  7. Preparation and coordination of corporate strategy;
  8. Preparation and coordination of corporate performance contracts; and
  9. Coordination of management systems.

The Finance Division consist of three sections as follows:

  1. Financial Accounting and Reporting Section;
  2. Credit control and Debt Recovery Section; and
  3. Management Accounting and Resource Mobilisation Section.

The Finance division is responsible for the following functions:

  1. Formulation and implementation of financial policies and procedures;
  2. Budgeting and budgetary control;
  3. Financial control;
  4. Financial resources mobilization;
  5. Accounting of the Corporation’s funds;
  6. Maintaining accurate and up to date books of accounts and other financial records;
  7. Ensuring independent auditing is carried out; and
  8. Ensuring compliance with statutory financial requirements.

The Technical Operations Division consist of the following sections:

  1. Engineering section;
  2. Quantity survey section;
  3. Land survey section; and
  4. Architecture section.

The core functions of the division are:

  1. Land surveying and title documentation;
  2. Project evaluation;
  3. Designing of housing projects; and
  4. Project management.

The Estates Division’s main purpose is that of managing all NHC properties. The schemes managed are tenant purchase schemes, outright sale schemes (before the purchasers take over management), rental Schemes that are NHC owned and also those owned by the County Governments to recover debts owed by the defunct local authorities.

The Estates Divisions is responsible for:

  1. Administration of the Corporation property;
  2. Property maintenance;
  3. Regional coordination;
  4. Marketing and sales of NHC developed property; and
  5. Carrying out of valuations and feasibility/market studies for the Corporation.

The Corporate Services Division consist of the following sections:

  1. Administration section;
  2. Human resources section; and
  3. Procurement section.

The division is responsible for the following functions:

  1. Formulation and implementation of the administration, human resource, ICT and public relation policies and procedures;
  2. Management of human resources;
  3. Procurement of goods and services; and
  4. Development and maintenance of efficient and effective ICT systems.

The Manufacturing Division’s core functions are to:

  1. Manufacture walling panels; and
  2. Supply walling panels to the Corporation’s projects.

The Legal Unit’s core functions include:

  1. Co-ordination of all legal matters;
  2. Providing legal and secretarial services; and
  3. Ensuring adherence to and compliance with statutory and other regulatory requirements.

The Internal Audit Unit reports to the Board Audit Committee and administratively to the MD and performs the following functions:

  1. Formulation and implementation of internal control policies and systems;
  2. Carrying out timely and continuous audit of the Corporation;
  3. Monitoring and evaluating the Corporation’s procedures and processes;
  4. Vouching and monitoring expenditure;
  5. Carrying out investigations where necessary; and
  6. Ensuring accuracy of internal management reports.

Corporate Communications unit performs the following functions:

  1. Promotion of the Corporation’s image;
  2. Advising management on communication and PR issues;
  3. Managing the Corporation’s communication resources;
  4. Overseeing information exchange with the public and other stakeholders;
  5. Preparing communication and public relations strategies;
  6. Directing and controlling implementation of communications and public relations policies, systems and procedures; and
  7. Overseeing and coordinating all branding activities.

The ICT Unit’s functions include:

  1. ICT policy and strategy development and implementation;
  2. Provision of hardware and software support;
  3. Automation of core services;
  4. Maintain server functions for email, internet, databases, file storage and administration;
  5. Data management services; and
  6. Website design and development.