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General Manager -Infrastructure Development at Northern Water Works Development Agency (NWWDA)


Management & Business Development

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3 weeks ago

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Job Description/Requirements

Job Description

The Northern Water Works Development Agency (NWWDA) was earlier established as Northern Water Services Boards through a Kenya Gazette Notice No. dated 12th March as a State Corporation under the State Corporations Act and the Water Act . The water Act was enacted and the Northern Water Services Board, was gazetted as Northern Water Works Development Agency vide special issue of Kenya Gazette No. 28 dated 26th April .

Ref: NWWDA/Job-02/

Job Specification

The Duties and Responsibilities will entail:

Develop water and sanitation infrastructure investment programs; Oversee construction and maintenance of structural works; Participate in formulation of policies on infrastructure development for implementation; Advise the Board and the CEO on all project technical matters; Approve identified water or sanitation projects; Ensure implementation of policies and programs on water/sanitation project; Approve technical reports on implementation, and maintenance; Coordinate and supervise construction of all water/sanitation projects; Ensure safe custody of all information on projects; Verify and authorize technical reports and designs and estimates drawings; Ensure that all projects are constructed as per the acceptable construction industry standards; Coordinate the Construction of Water and Sanitation infrastructure within the agency’s area of jurisdiction. Development and implementation of the Departments Work plan Ensure stakeholder engagement during project implementation. Examining the design documents to ensure they meet the accepted standard for implementation. Coordinate the production of project implementation reports. Approve the projects certificates for payment Coordinates the site handing over to the contractors Coordinates the supervision of the project Coordinates the project handing over to the operators Coordinates the preparation of the project’s appraisal reports Verification and approval of Resource Mobilization/business proposals; Ensure audit of projects and programs; Develop departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall Agency’s objectives; Coordinate stakeholders including multilateral and bilateral financing agencies, Government Agencies in the execution of various programs;

Person specifications

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have/be: –

Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Water/Structural/Electrical Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution; Master’s degree in relevant course from a recognized institution; At least 12 years relevant work experience, five of which must be in a supervisory position; Membership to Institution of Engineers of Kenya; Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya; Professional Development in a relevant field; Knowledge in Computer Aided Designs; Leadership Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution. Have demonstrated merit and shown ability in work performance and results; Proficiency in the relevant computer applications; Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Key Competencies and Skills

Strong Strategic leadership skills Strong communication and reporting Skills Ability to work and lead teams Strong negotiation skills Strong Effective problem-solving skills Strong interpersonal and mentoring skills

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