Jobs at Kirinyaga Water and Sanitation Company in Kenya 2012
Job Title: Managing Director
(based in Kerugoya)
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director is the principal officer of the Company and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Company
Major responsibilities include:
Developing for the approval of the Board, strategic and business plans, including annual work-plans, budget and performance targets
Ensuring effective implementation of the company’s Strategic Plan
Ensuring safe custody and management of the company’s assets.
Providing strategic leadership and direction, including the management and development of the human resources of the company.
Planning, coordinating and implementing all activities of the company in line with the policies and directives approved by the Board of Directors.
Ensuring proper management, operational efficiency and corporate reporting requirement of the Company.
Promoting the company’s image and developing a good working relationship with all stakeholders and partners.
Ensuring compliance with Government policies and regulations.
Provide advice to the Board of Directors on matters related to the operation of the Company.
Liaison with the Licensee and ensuring compliance with the Service Provision Agreement.
Required Qualifications and Experience
The successful candidate should have practical skills, experience and a demonstrable track record in managing a large and dynamic department or organization. Specifically, the candidate must have:
A Bachelors degree in Civil/Water Engineering, Business related field, Environmental Science or a related water science from a recognized University or a degree in, Economics or Commerce or equivalent plus training in Business Management.
Either a minimum of 8 years experience in water and sewerage development, management and operations, 5 of which must have been in a senior management position or a minimum of 5 years experience in an executive role within a large service delivery organisation.
A sound understanding of the reforms taking place in the water sector in Kenya.
Good unblemished record in management, high level of integrity, results-oriented, managerial and administrative skills backed up by a demonstrable track record.
Key skills and competencies:
Demonstrated initiative and creativity.
Excellent inter-personal, communication and negotiation skills.
Strong management and organizational skills.
Proven people management skills.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should forward their applications with updated CVs, names and telephone contacts of three professional referees with copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials in envelopes clearly marked “Application For The Post Of Managing Director’’ or “Technical Manager” to:
Kirinyaga Water and Sanitation Company,
P. O. Box 360-10300, Kerugoya
Applications should be received not later than 2nd August, 2012.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification