Kahuti Water and Sanitation CompanyJobs career in Kenya 2013

Kahuti Water and Sanitation Company is one of the Water Service Providers contracted by Tana Water Services Board (TWSB) as an agent to provide water and sanitation services in Kangema and Kahuro Districts in the County of Murang’a.
To strengthen our team of staff, we invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:

Technical Manager
Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Manager will be responsible for effective and efficient utilization of resources through development of production methods, reduction of downtime of equipment and continuous improvement of water process in order to meet customer demand/needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reviewing and developing production plans and strategies and establishing performance standards
  • Training production personnel new policies, procedures and strategies
  • Identifying production capacity and market demand and formulating appropriate counter measures to improve the performance
  • Monitoring the implementation of production plans and improvement programs
  • Planning for equipment and facilities required for production operations
  • Directing, coordination, controlling and managing the company’s operations and maintenance of infrastructure to ensure that water and sanitation services are focused to meet customer needs
  • Developing a customer focus to provision of services by forming and maintaining good working relationship with customers and other partners
  • Organizing for project design, implementation and effective management including major and minor construction works, either by using external consultant or in-house resources
  • Developing long-term departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of the company’s overall objectives
  • Supervising appraising staff and identifying their training and development needs
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications
  • A minimum of Higher National Diploma in water engineering.
  • Five years relevant working experience in a similar position, preferably in the water sector
  • Be of unquestionable integrity
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Be results driven with a demonstrable record of achievements.
  • Excellent computer skills
Human Resource and Administration Officer
Reporting to the General Manager, the position entails ensuring that human resources and administrative matters are efficiently run to facilitate smooth operation of the company.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing all the affairs relating to the company’s human resources including recruitment, training and development, performance management, discipline, industrial relations, compensation and health and safety
  • Coordinating induction of new employees, training needs assessments and staff training programmes
  • Coordinating annual staff appraisal
  • Handling employee complaints and grievances
  • Maintaining accurate information on personnel
  • Dealing with staff welfare issues including general liaison, functions, and staff events
  • Ensuring the timely and economic provision of services, such as adequate office supplies, transport, insurance and maintenance of office equipment
  • Ensuring high standards of office cleanliness, sanitary hygiene, health and safety and security in the company
  • Supervising administration staff and service providers for cleaning, telephone operation, messenger and other services
  • Overseeing the use of telephones , water, and electricity and ensuring timely bill settlement of the same
  • Facilitating efficient delivery of communication by post , courier or any other means
  • Any other duty relating to HR management as may be assigned from time to time by the General Manager
Qualifications
  • A minimum of a diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Be a member of a recognized Human Resources Management professional body.
  • A minimum of five (5) years working experience in a similar position
  • Computer literate
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications in hard copy with updated CVs and copies of education and professional qualifications, indicating day time telephone contacts and three professional referees, current and expected salary to the address below.
Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 3rd April 2013.
The General Manager
Kahuti Water & Sanitation Company Ltd
P. O. Box 118-10202 Kangema

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