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Manager Engineering, Water And Sanitation Infrastructure

Job Purpose

The Manager is responsible for coordinating, overseeing, executing and assisting in all technical matters related to technical planning, design and implementation of water and sanitation services so as to ensure access to safe water to all stakeholders in the Agency Area.

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Duties and responsibilities entail;

  • Developing of water works infrastructure;
  • Initiating and formulating implementation of sound technical policies, strategies and systems;
  • Improving the quality and value of services and products provided by the Agency;
  • Supervising the implementation of activities under special programmes;
  • Managing contracted technical services;
  • Monitoring of existing water and sanitation infrastructure;
  • Supervise project teams & Performance appraisal of staff in the division;
  • Prepare work plans and budget for the division; and
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Person specification

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

  • At least ten (10) years work experience.
  • Bachelor of science degree in Civil or Water Engineering or Bio-systems and Agricultural engineering  (majoring in water resources and supplies) or related field from a recognized university.
  • Registered Engineer.
  • Professional qualification and membership.
  • Leadership course from a recognized institution.
  • Management course from a recognized institution.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
  • Masters degree in the above mentioned Bachelor’s degree will be an added advantage.

Competencies and skills

  • Supervisory skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Analytical skills.

Engineering Assistants

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Job Specification

This is the entry position for Engineering Assistants. An officer at this level will work under supervision and guidance of a senior officer.

Duties and responsibilities entail;

  • Technical Planning and Design
    • Assist in development of concept notes and project proposals;
    • Assist in conducting pre-feasibility and feasibility studies for water infrastructure and water project development;
    • Assisting in preparation of status reports of water and sanitation infrastructure;
    • Assist in the preparation of bill of quantities and tenders;
    • Assist in carrying out elementary survey and leveling for Civil Engineering schemes;
    • Collecting baseline data for water and sanitation planning;
    • Assist in data analysis and production of CAD drawing;
    • Assist in Public bidding process for construction projects.
  • Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Development
    • Assist in development and rehabilitation of water and sanitation infrastructure;
    • Assist in the implementation of resettlement action plans (RAP);
    • Assist in editing technical drawings and other documents;
    • Assist in the management and supervision of contractors;
    • Assist in preparation of site meetings minutes and progress reports.
  • Asset Management, Liaison and Capacity Development
    • Assist in Mapping, Developing and maintenance of a database of water and sanitation related assets;
    • Assist in provision of necessary documentation for the purpose of monitoring and evaluation of existing water and sanitation  infrastructure;
    • Assist in capacity development of water services providers and county governments as may be requested;
    • Assist in assessing whether water and sanitation infrastructure operate optimally;
    • Assist in coordinating acquisition of way leaves, land and crop compensation;
    • Assist in maintenance and management of National Water Works within area of jurisdiction;
    • Participate in developing project signage and branding.; and
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Person specification

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have: –

  • Diploma in Civil or Water Engineering or a related field.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.

Key Competencies and skillsReport writing skills.Good interpersonal skills.Good communication skills


Principal Planning Officer/Economist

Job Purpose

The officer is responsible for coordinating research, development and review of the strategic,  business and work plans, performance management and knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation of Agency’s programs and projects.

Duties and responsibilities entail

  • Development and review of organization Strategic Plan and Business Plan;
  • Overseeing research and innovation;
  • Implementation of annual Performance Contract and preparing quarterly and annual reports and submitting to relevant institutions;
  • Effectively planning and efficient implementation the Agency’s approved work plans;
  • Analysis of potential areas of infrastructure development including gender and development, social, economic levels and demographics features of interest communities.
  • Analyze and assess economic research arguments presented by stakeholders and contractors; and
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Person specification

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have: –

  • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Management or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Management or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional qualifications.
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) Weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated results in work performance.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.

Key Competencies and skills

Supervisory skills.Report writing skills.Good interpersonal skills.Good communication skills.

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