Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Chief Executive Officer Jobs

Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Chief Executive Officer Jobs

Pursuant to the Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012,
the County Government of Kakamega invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions:-

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Providing strategic advice to the Board and Chairperson so that they will have accurate
    view of the market and the company’s future;
  • Providing leadership to senior management and staff;
  • Preparing and implementing comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by
    planning cost-effective operations and market development activities;
  • Serving as a link between the Board and the management.
  • Delegating responsibilities, coordinating, managing and monitoring the workings of
    various departments in the organization to drive maximum performance;
  • Reviewing financial statements and data and utilizing it to improve the revenue base;
  • Preparing and controlling operational budgets and inventory by planning effective
    strategies for internal financial controls to ensure the financial well-being of the
  • Improving processes and policies in support of organizational goals, formulating and
    implementing departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize
  • Monitoring adherence to rules, regulations and procedures;
  • Planning the use of human resources, organizing recruitment and placement of required staff;
  • Establishing work schedules, supervising staff, monitoring and evaluating performance,
    and implementing improvements;
  • Coordinating and monitoring the work of various departments involved in production,
    storage, pricing and distribution of water;
  • Managing quality and quantity of employee productivity, ensuring quality of products;
  • Managing maintenance of equipment and machinery, providing technical support where
  • Monitoring, managing and improving the efficiency of support services such as IT, HR,
    Accounts and Finance, facilitating coordination and communication between support
  • Being responsible for the execution and communication of the Board’s strategies,
    decisions and policies;
  • Managing customer support, planning and supporting sales and marketing activities;
  • Liaising with top management, assisting in the development of strategic plans for
    operational activity, implementing and managing operational plans;
  • Ensuring company policies and legal guidelines are communicated all the way from top to down in the company and that they are followed at all times; and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Requirements and Competencies for Appointment:-

  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Must have a Masters degree in any of the following; Business Administration, Project
    Management, Business Management/Administration, Human Resource Management, Finance, Economics, Engineering plus additional qualification in Management or any other relevant field from a recognized university;
  • Have a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or any of the above mentioned fields from a
    recognized university;
  • Be a member of a professional organization
  • Have
    a minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience, ten (10) of which must be at a senior management level in a busy and well established organization;
  • Must have undertaken a Senior Management training lasting not less than one (1) month;
  • Have knowledge of labour laws, human resource, business management and project
    management principles and practices;
  • Have training in governance, prudent financial and accounting management;
  • Knowledge and experience of the water sectors and related laws will be and added
  • Proficiency in Computer Application skills from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrate experience in developing strategic and business plans;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of provisions of Articles 10 and 232 of the
    Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation skills, critical thinking and
    outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities;
  • Strong management and, negotiation and report writing skills;
  • Good decision-making skills and conflict management ability;
  • Ability to plan and organize, work under pressure and meet deadlines; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

    Terms of Service:

  • Contract


  • Applicants for the Above Positions Are Required to Get Clearance From the
    Underlisted Organisations to Meet Requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 :-

  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Criminal Investigation Department
    Copies of these clearances MUST be attached to the application documents.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional Certificates, Testimonials, National Identity Card or Passport, and any other supporting documents to:

    The Secretary/ceo
    County Public Service Board
    P.o. Box 458-50100

  • The position applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.
  • Kakamega County residents will be required to indicate their Sub-County and Ward of residence in the application.
  • Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the County Public Service Board’s Reception located at Former Provincial Headquarters, Block ‘B’ 2nd Floor on or before 19th October, 2018.
  • County Government of Kakamega is an equal opportunity employer
  • Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • NOTE: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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