Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited Operation and Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited Operation and Maintenance Manager Jobs in Kenya

GRADE 3, (REF: GWASCO/HR/OMM/01/2021/01)

Reports to
The Technical Manager.

Job purpose

  • Reporting to the Technical Manager will co-ordinate, control and manage the Company’s operations and maintain its infrastructure, in order to supply Water in the right quality and quantity, and Sanitation Services to the required standards.

    Duties and responsibilities

    With a strong focus on customer satisfaction, cost efficiency and operational excellence, as well as ensuring compliance to the legal provisions of water service providers, you will be expected to:-

  • Assist in the development of departmental policies, plans, strategies and action plans that are aligned to the overall Company mission and objectives

  • Supervising the Area Managers to ensure that they are performing the duties optimally.

  • Ensure that at all times the water supply systems and sewerage plants are operated and maintained as per the company technical regulations

  • Preparing the standard monthly technical report for the water supply and sewerage operations to the Technical Manager.

  • Provide high quality water to domestic, commercial and industrial customers vi) Ensure cost effective treatment and disposal of sewerage

  • Manage the maintenance and repairs, installation and replacement of plant, machinery and other equipment, maximizing return on capital investment.

  • Ensure that all repairs and maintenance works are done according to the approved standards of technique and to the right quality

  • Ensure that all consumers in the scheme are properly documented and their connections inspected periodically for correctness of billing and metering.

  • Any other duty assigned by the Technical Manager.

    Job specification: requirements for Appointment (academic/professional qualification/experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering is preferred.

  • 5 years engineering work experience, preferably in the Water
    and Sanitation sector or related field with at least 3 years at management Level.

  • Demonstrated Project Management experience and of managing external consultants, partners and donors

  • Registered Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya(EB K)

  • Proven people management experience; managing a large work force will be a definite advantage

  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer, clearly indicating your current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees by 10th February, 2021 at 5:00pm.

  • Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked

    The Managing Director,
    Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited. P.O. Box 3880 -40200,


  • GWASCO is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Female candidates and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

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  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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