Director / Chief Irrigation and Drainage Engineer Job in Kenya – Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation

Director / Chief Irrigation and Drainage Engineer Job in Kenya – Ministry of Water & Sanitation and Irrigation


Our Vision

  • A citizen-centric public service

    Our Mission

  • To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have

  • a cumulative Service of Twenty (20) years in the Irrigation and Drainage field or any other related field, Five (5) years of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director/Chief Superintending Engineer (Irrigation and Drainage) J/G “CSG 7” and above;

  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil Water and Environmental Engineering, Environmental and Bio-Systems Engineering, Biomechanical and Processing Engineering or Soil and Water Engineering from a recognized institution,

  • a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Engineering Systems, Land & Water Engineering and Management, Soil and Water Engineering, Environmental Engineering and management, Water Resources Engineering or Irrigation Engineering from a recognized institution

  • been registered as an Engineer with Engineers Professional Body

  • corporate membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

  • a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution

  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance
    and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the irrigation and drainage function.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Engineer (Irrigation) will be responsible to the Irrigation Secretary for policy formulation, planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling the Irrigation function.

    Specific duties and responsibilities at this level; will entail

  • reviewing, interpreting and application of the Irrigation policy; coordination, regulation of irrigation stakeholders;

  • providing guidance on all matters related to irrigation development; liaising with development partners and other relevant stakeholders in irrigation development;

  • facilitating and promoting research and technology transfer in irrigation; and

  • developing and overseeing the implementation of departmental strategic plan: , review of annual work plans , budgets a and managing departmental operations

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or jobs portal www.psckjobs.go.ke

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