Senior Officer – Design and Construction

Nyeri Water &Sanitation; Co. Ltd

Job Summary

The job holder is responsible for ensuring effective design, construction and supervision of projects, operations and maintenance of the water and sanitation network under direction of the Chief Manager, Technical Services.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description/Requirements

Grade NW04
Corporation/Organization Nyeri Water and Sanitation Company Limited
Directorate N/A
Division Technical Division
Department Design and Construction
Section / Unit N/A
Location / Work Station Nyeri, Head Office
Reporting Relationships
Reports to

Chief Manager, Technical Services
Direct Reports
Officer I Design and Planning
Officer I Building and Civil Works
Officer I Extensions and Upgrades
Indirect Reports
Officer II Design and Planning
Officer II Building and Civil Works
Officer II Extensions and Upgrades

Job Purpose
The job holder is responsible for ensuring effective design, construction and supervision of projects, operations and maintenance of the water and sanitation network under direction of the Chief Manager, Technical Services.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
I. Supervisory Responsibilities

• Oversee the operations of the design construction department
• Supervises and appraises staff
• Ensure safe custody of tools, equipment and infrastructure
• Supervision of construction works in water and sewerage projects
• Monitoring road works and other development projects which may interfere with both water and sanitation infrastructure
• Supervision of repair and maintenance works to the company facilities, water and sanitation ancillaries
• In coordination with GIS ensure all new appurtances are properly mapped and updated to the GIs system

II. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks
• Preparation of complete project documents including technical designs, tender documents bills of quantities and material specifications
• Participate in procurement committees
• Develop and implement the section work plans in line with the division strategies activities
• Prepare and submit progress reports for ongoing projects, appraisal and close out reports
• identify areas devoid of water and sanitation infrastructure (underserved and unserved)
• Carry out Staff and intern training and mentoring
• Participate in identifying sectional needs for budget formulation

Job Dimensions:

I. Financial Responsibility

Participation in the preparation of departmental budget and Procurement plans with focus on the section’s budget

II. Responsibility for Physical Assets
• Furniture and fittings of approximately Kshs. 500,000
• Machines and equipment of approximately Kshs. 5 million
• Intangible assets of approximately Kshs. 2 million

III. Decision Making / Job Influence
• Supervisory decisions
• Operational decisions
• Financial decisions

IV. Working Conditions
• Works in a normal office environment (20%)
• Works in the field within the service area (80%)
• Working beyond normal hours including weekends

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

V, Academic qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

VI. Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
Registrable with the relevant professional body

VII. Previous relevant work experience required.
At least Seven (7) years relevant experience in a reputable organization, four (4) of which should be in a senior management position;

VIII. Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
• Communication skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Conflict Management skills
• Presentation skills
• Problem solving skills
• Analytical skills
• Emotional Intelligence

Mode of application
1. For detailed job adverts including the required qualifications, professional experience, duties and responsibilities, terms and conditions of service, please visit our Website www.nyewasco.co.ke.
2. interested candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications through Post Office, email, or hand delivery dearly indicating the position and job reference number on both the cover letter and envelop, together with a detailed CV, Copies of Academic Certificates. Copy of National Identity Card, Names and Telephone contacts of Three referees, so as to reach the Company by 26th October 2021, 5.00 PM addressed to:

The Managing Director
Nyeri Water &Sanitation Co. Ltd
P.0 Box 1520-10100,
NYERI
Email: recruitment@nyewasco.co.ke


Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the following documents during interviews:
1. National identification Card
2. Academic and professional Certificates and Transcripts
3. My other supporting documents and testimonials; and
4. Clearances from the KRA, HELB, CRB, DCI & EACC

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