Manager, Technical

Kikuyu Water Company Limited

Job Summary

Reporting to the Managing Director, the position holder will plan, direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the Company’s operations and maintenance in infrastructure in order to supply water and sewerage services to the required standards and in compliance with the Company’s policy while cost saving and surpassing targets.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

Karuri Water and Sanitation Company, Githunguri Water & Sanitation Company, Kikuyu Water Company and Ruiru-juja Water & Sewerage Company are Water Companies operating in Kiambu County and fully owned by the County Government of Kiambu. The four companies have the following vacancies that they would wish to fill;

2) Manager, Technical
a) Kikuyu Water Company Limited – 1Post

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

(1) Technical Manager – one post


There is one position available at Kikuyu Water Company Limited.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the position holder will plan, direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the Company’s operations and maintenance in infrastructure in order to supply water and sewerage services to the required standards and in compliance with the Company’s policy while cost saving and surpassing targets.

1.1. Key Performance Areas
a) Coordinating within the department the implementation of the Company’s policies, strategies and action plans that are in keeping with overall mission and objectives of the Company;
b) Coordinate all technical matters relating to corporate planning, design and implementation of water and sewerage services;
c) Coordinating the rehabilitation, augmentation and extension works on the water supply and sewerage infrastructure;
d) Ensuring the production and supply of quality and safe water to customers in an effective and efficient manner and in compliance with relevant laws and policies;
e) Ensuring proper collection, treatment and disposal of sewerage in accordance with relevant laws and policies;
f) Developing a departmental teams aligned to the Company’s core values, including customer focus to provision of services;
g) Managing Company’s assets through effective maintenance and repairs, installation and replacement as well as undertaking technical audits;
h) Preparing comprehensive departmental reports including engineering budgets to facilitate decision-making;
i) Responsible for developing the departmental staff through supervision, appraising and identifying their training and development needs;
j) Ensuring the design and construction standards are adhered to and maintained;
k) Undertaking any other duties assigned by the Management.

1.2 Skills, Knowledge and other Job Requirements
a) Degree holder in Civil or Water Engineering from recognized institution;
b) Minimum 8 years’ experience in successful operations and maintenance of water supply and sewerage infrastructure and having demonstrated high standard of professional competent and administrative ability;
c) Must be registered by Engineer’s Registration Board(ERB) and/or Institution of Engineers of Kenya(IEK);
d) Must have excellent understanding of the Kenyan water sector reforms;
e) Knowledge of GIS system will be an added advantage.
f) Be proficient in computer; and
g) Have a demonstrated merit and shown ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Application Procedures
The Companies are equal opportunity employers committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and is seeking to recruit suitable qualified persons to fill the above positions. The details of each of the vacancy is set out herein. Any interested person is requested to adhere to the following application procedures:
(a) In line with the Covid Protocols, all applications shall be submitted online. Any hand delivered application shall be rejected.
(b) An application shall clearly state the post applied for. However, where a post is vacant in two Companies, an application in either of the Company will suffice.
(c) An applicant shall, in addition to submitting the application letter, attach the CV, certificates and relevant testimonials.
(d) An applicant shall show evidence of compliance with the Constitutional Requirements by submitting clearance certificates from;
• Ethics and Anti-Corruption commission;
• Higher Education Loans Board;
• Credit Reference Bureau;
• Criminal Investigation Department; and
• Kenya Revenue Authority.
(f) Applications shall be addressed to the Managing Director of the respective Company and should reach the relevant email on or before 22nd January 2021.
(g) The following are the relevant email for this purpose:
(i) Ruiru-Juja Water and Sewerage Company Limited – Email: rujwasco2017@gmail.com
(ii) Karuri Water and Sanitation Company Limited – Email: info@karuriwater.co.ke
(iii) Githunguri Water and Sanitation Company Limited – Email: githunguriwater@yahoo.com
(iv) Kikuyu Water Company Limited - Email: kikuyuwater@yahoo.com

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