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Manager Engineering, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure

Tana Water Works Development Agency (TWWDA)

Job Summary

The Manager is responsible for coordinating, overseeing, executing and assisting in all technical matters related to technical planning, design and implementation of water and sanitation services so as to ensure access to safe water to all stakeholders in the Agency area.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

Tana Water Works Development Agency (TWWDA) was established as a State Corporation under the Water Act 2016, as one of the newly created institutions in the reformed water sector under the Ministry of Water and Sanitation. TWWDA is one of the Nine (9) Water Works Development Agencies within the country. TWWDA covers five (5) counties of Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi and Meru. The mandate of the Agency is to undertake the development, maintenance and management of the National Public Water Works within its area of jurisdiction.

In line with the need to realize the above mandate the Agency is seeking to recruit suitable and qualified persons to fill the following position whose holders will be based at TWWDA’s Headquarters.

1. Manager Engineering, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure - TWWDA Grade 3 – TWWDA/MEWSI/04/2020

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

a) Job Purpose
The Manager is responsible for coordinating, overseeing, executing and assisting in all technical matters related to technical planning, design and implementation of water and sanitation services so as to ensure access to safe water to all stakeholders in the Agency area.
    
b) Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities entail;

i    Developing of Water and Sanitation works infrastructure;
ii   Initiating and formulating implementation of sound technical policies, strategies and systems;
iii  Improving the quality and value of services and products provided by the Agency;
iv  Supervising the implementation of activities under special programmes;
v   Managing contracted technical services;
vi  Monitoring of existing water and sanitation infrastructure;
vii  Supervise project teams & Performance appraisal of staff in the division;
viii  Prepare work plans and budget for the division.
ix   Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

c) Person specification
For appointment to this position, the applicant must have:

i    At least ten (10) years’ work experience
ii    Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Water Engineering or a related field
iii    Master’s degree in Civil or Water Engineering or a related field
iv    Registered Engineer
v    Membership to related professional body
vi    Leadership/Corporate governance course from a recognized institution
vii    Management course from a recognized institution
viii    Proficiency in computer applications
ix    Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution

d) Competencies and skills
i    Supervisory skills
ii    Report writing skills
iii    Good interpersonal skills
iv    Good communication skills
v   Analytical skills

Application Procedure
Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications in hard copy quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter. Attach detailed and up to date curriculum vitae, telephone contacts, current salary and three referees together with copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and testimonials.

Additional requirements
Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the  following;

1. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
2. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
3. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
4. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
5. Clearance from an accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Sealed envelope can be hand delivered to TWWDA Human Resource Office or sent by a registered mail to the following address:
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
TANA WATER WORKS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
MAJI HOUSE ALONG BADEN POWELL ROAD
P.O BOX 1292 - 10100
NYERI

so as to reach him NOT LATER THAN 11TH DECEMBER, 2020 AT 5.00PM.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: Those who had applied earlier need not to re-apply.

Tana Water Works Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.

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