Kenya Pipeline Company General Manager - Pipeline Operations & Maintenance Jobs

Kenya Pipeline Company General Manager - Pipeline Operations & Maintenance Jobs


Overall Purpose

  • Reporting to the Managing Director, the role is responsible for provision of leadership to heads of
    departments with directorate mandate for Operations, Maintenance, Quality Control as well as Supply
    Logistics departments.

  • The job holder will guide the delivery of the entire spectrum of the respective departmental strategies.

  • A key part of this role will be to provide leadership in supply and delivery of Petroleum products.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring petroleum products are transported through the pipeline in the most
    efficient, safe and economical manner.

  • Ensuring maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the pipeline
    and storage system.

  • Liaising with oil marketing companies and other stakeholders on ullage allocations, product
    transportation and other operational matters and advising the Managing Director on changes in
    operational requirements which may be necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.

  • Ensuring proper maintenance schedules are effected to improve on plant and equipment
    availability and efficiency.

  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them to develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving delivery of services.

  • Maintaining effective communication between staff of all cadres to provide the right working
    environment for achievement of Company goals.

  • Initiating and participating in organizational performance reviews and business process
    improvement programmes as well as undertaking specials investigations aimed at improving
    organizational effectiveness.

  • Writing and submitting project charters and/or business cases in order to secure resource
    commitments (e.g. Budgets, personnel and business systems) from the Board and Executive that
    will enable execution of initiatives.

  • Performing other duties as may be required from time to time.

    Key Qualifications & Experiences

    To be appointed to this role, the successful candidate must be a Kenyan citizen and have;

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field

  • Bachelor of Science in any Engineering field
    from a recognized university

  • Be a Registered Professional Engineer with ERB with a current valid practicing license

  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience five (5) of which should be at senior level in
    a large and busy organization.

  • Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

    Key Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil and gas Industry
    including broad knowledge of local and international standards.

  • Strong well-developed interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical
    skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial
    and objective way.

  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality control as well as supply logistics.

  • Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and
    motivate staff to join change efforts.

  • Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous
    learning, creativity and innovation.

  • Proficiency in computer applications especially those used in quality control, operations and
    engineering.

  • Ability to empower staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and
    results oriented management.

  • Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds
    and to develop practical solutions to problems.

    How to Apply

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