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Career opportunities at Tanathi Water Works Development Agency (TAWWDA)

Career opportunities at Tanathi Water Works Development Agency (TAWWDA)

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Tanathi Water Works Development Agency (TAWWDA) (formerly known as Tanathi Water Services Board), is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation created under section 65 of the Water Act 2016 and established vide Kenya Gazette Supplement No.59, Legal notice no.27 of 26th April 2019.

TAWWDA is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of National Public water and sewerage works in the Counties of Kitui, Machakos, Makueni and Kajiado.

The Agency is inviting applications from highly competent, dynamic, self-driven and results oriented candidates to replace the following positions:

REF. NO.: ADVERT/TAWWDA/01/MSCCC/2019: MANAGER, STRATEGY, COMPLIANCE AND CORPORATE COMUNICATION, JOB GRADE TAWWDA 3 – 1 POST

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The Manager, Strategy, Compliance and Corporate Communication, Job Grade TAWWDA 3, is answerable to the Chief Manager, Corporate Services for Corporate Planning & Strategy, Compliance, Risk Management & Quality Control and Corporate Communication.

The successful candidate will be employed in this position on a permanent and pensionable basis.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Coordinating and reviewing the Board’s Strategic Plan and ensuring that it is consistent with national plans;
  2. Approving  Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) in liaison with other departments;
  3. Approving research proposals;
  4. Coordinating socio-economic studies on TAWWDA;
  5. Co-ordinating the preparation and implementation of the organisation performance contract;
  6. Conducting prefeasibility and feasibility studies for programmes and projects;
  7. Promoting and creating a culture of innovation in TAWWDA;
  8. Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the implementation of Board programmes, projects and activities
  9. Quality assurance of the Authority products and services and maintenance of the Quality Management System in accordance with the applicable Standard;
  10. Carry out internal audits and follow-up audits; 
  11. Prepare and monitor implementation of annual budgets for resource allocation and control;
  12. Coordinating the preparation of speeches, media briefs and TAWWDA’s newsletters; 
  13. Sourcing for appropriate media to disseminate information on activities of the TAWDDA; and 
  14. Ensuring appropriate feedback mechanisms are in place.

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Competencies

The candidate must:-

  1. Have served in the grade of Principal Economist/ Principal Compliance and Risk Management Officer or in a relevant and comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Have Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;   
  3. Have Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:-  Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;  
  4. Have attended a Leadership Course not lasting less than four (4)weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Have Proficiency in computer applications skills;
  6. Have demonstrated profession competence and administrative ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  7. Meets the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
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REF. NO.: ADVERT/TAWWDA/02/SHRMO/2019: SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICER, JOB GRADE TAWWDA 5 – 1 POST

Senior Human Resource Management Officer, Job Grade TAWWDA 5, reports to the Manager, Human Resources Management and Administration. The successful candidate will be employed in this position on a permanent and pensionable basis.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Analyzing staffing levels and making proposals for succession planning; analyzing utilization of Human Resources and advising on proper deployment; 
  2. Monitoring implementation of human resource management and administration policies, rules and regulations; 
  3. Managing the payroll;
  4. Analyzing staff career guidelines and making proposals for career development; 
  5. Interpreting and implementing human resource and administration  regulations;  
  6. Preparing reports on the implementation of performance management and performance appraisal system; 
  7. Development of divisional work plans;
  8. Initiating, developing, updating and maintaining human resource and administration data base; 
  9. Spearheading and advising on appropriate training programmes; 
  10. Undertaking training needs assessment; and xi. Monitoring and evaluating the impact of training programmes on performance and service delivery. 

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Competencies

The candidate must:-

  1. Have served in the grade of Human Resource Management Officer for a at least three (3) years in the public service or in a reputable organization;
  2. Have Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Human Resource Management/Development/Planning, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; 
  3. Have attended a Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  4. Have CPS part I or CHRP part I;
  5. Be registered as a member to a relevant professional body;
  6. Have a Certificate in computer professional from a recognized institution; and
  7. Meets the provision of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

REF. NO.: ADVERT/TAWWDA/03/SE/2019: SENIOR ENGINEER, JOB GRADE TAWWDA 5 – 3 POSTS

Senior Engineer, Job Grade TAWWDA 5, reports to the Superintendent Engineer. The successful candidate will be employed in this position on a permanent and pensionable basis.

Key Responsibilities

  1.  Development of the  Work plan and budget;
    1. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports;
    2. Implementation of the performance management system in the section;
    3. Participate in departmental meetings;
    4. Participate in committee meetings as appropriate;
    5. Identify water and sewerage projects   including those sponsored by development partners; 
    6. Design of projects; 
    7. Participate in preparation tenders documents;
    8. Participate in evaluation of tenders;
    9. Participate in preparation of contracts; 
    10. Assist in Compile projects technical reports on design, implementation, and maintenance;
    11. Implement policies and programmes on water project designs;
    12. Prepare technical reports and designs and estimates drawings; and 
    13. Development of Business proposal.

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Competencies

The candidate must:-

  1. Have served in the grade of Engineer or in a relevant and comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  2. Have Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  3. Be registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) as a Professional Engineer;

OR

Be registered by Kenya Engineering Technology Board as a Professional Engineering Technologist (KETRB); 

  1. Have Certificate in Supervisory Skills Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
  2. Be proficient in computer applications skills; 
  3. Have shown merit and ability in work performance and results; and
  4. Meets the provision of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

REF. NO.: ADVERT/TAWWDA/04/SOA/2019: SENIOR OFFICE ASSISTANT, JOB GRADE TAWWDA 9 -1 POST

Senior Office Assistant, Job Grade TAWWDA 9, reports to the Administration Officer. The successful candidate will be employed in this position on a permanent and pensionable basis.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Cleaning offices, machines/equipment/apparatus; 
  2. Maintenance of general cleanliness around the offices by collection and disposal of litter;
  3. Collecting and disposing waste including papers and ensuring general proper sanitation; 
  4. Dusting the office and ensuring habitable office conditions; 
  5. Moving or carrying office equipment, furniture and ensuring orderly arrangement; 
  6. Dispatching letters and files; 
  7. Preparing office tea and performing general gardening including landscaping, lawn scarping, cutting grass, weeding, and pruning.

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Competencies

The candidate must:-

  1. Have served in the grade of  Office Assistant for at least three (3) years in the public service or in a reputable organization;
  2. Have Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D;
  3. Have Certificate in computer proficiency from a recognized institution; and 
  4. Meets the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution. 

Mode Of Application

Candidates will be required amongst other qualifications, to be Kenyan citizens and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Applications should include:

  • Application Letter indicating the position you are interested in
  • Curriculum Vitae indicating work experience names and addresses of three referees
  • Academic and professional certificates
  • National ID or passport
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Valid tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested and eligible candidates should submit hard copy applications in a plain sealed envelope and clearly marked with the Job Ref. No. and Job Name, and addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer,

Tanathi Water Works Development Agency,

K.I.D.P Building, Kalawa Road,

P.O Box Private Bag – 90200,

KITUI

All applications should be submitted not later than Thursday 3rd October, 2019 at 5.00p.m.

NOTE:

Tanathi Water Works Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer. Women, youth, minorities, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted using the address and contacts provided by the candidates in their application letters.

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

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