Kenya Ports Authority Jobs in Mombasa

Kenya Ports Authority is a state corporation under the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure established by an Act of Parliament on 20th January 1978 with the mandate to “maintain, operate, improve and regulate all scheduled seaports” situated along Kenya’s coastline.


The Authority is responsible for the operation and management of the Port of Mombasa, other small scheduled seaports, Inland Container Depots and liaison offices in Kampala, Kigali and Bujumbura that cater for all transit countries.

VISION

  • World class sea-ports of choice

    MISSION

  • To facilitate and promote global maritime trade through the provision of competitive port services

    OUR CORE VALUES

  • Customer Focus- Integrity, Team Work and Care

    The strategic objective of the Authority is to enhance productivity and reduce the cost of doing business through the following strategic initiatives:

  • To be a Regional Hub
  • To Promote Principles of Good Corporate Governance
  • To Enhance Partnerships, Collaborations and Linkages
  • To Manage Business Risks
  • To Enhance Financial Sustainability
  • To Enhanced Labour Productivity
  • To Revitalise Inland Container Depots (ICDs)
  • To Develop a Growth Strategy for Small Ports
  • To Develop and Operationalise the Port of Lamu

    The Authority is seeking to recruit high caliber professionals as follows:

    HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

    Kenya Ports Authority Head of Human Resources Jobs in Mombasa

    GRADE HE2

    Reporting to the General Manager - Human Resources & Administration, the job holder is responsible for overseeing and co-ordinating The Human Resources Development, Performance Management, Resourcing and Welfare Activities and Services within the Authority.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Staff development, monitoring performance and approving staff administrative procedures
  • Controlling and co-ordinating the activities of the Human Resources Department to ensure the delivery of efficient and timely day to day human resource services to user departments
  • Ensuring observance of statutory regulations with regard to leave, adherence to minimum wage standards and compliance to workers’ compensation requirements
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the Authority’s welfare policies in ensuring that activities
    are undertaken in a cost effective manner
  • Overseeing the man power planning function of the Authority ensuring the Authority has sufficient capacity in terms of staffing and skills
  • Approving and participating in the formulation of policies and strategies for the maintenance of sound staffing systems including the development of procedures for the recruitment, promotion and the development of staff
  • Overseeing the resourcing function of the Authority
  • Receiving requests from Departmental Heads and thereafter reviewing options on whether to source candidates internally or externally. Chair the Intermediate Staffing Committee (Grade HM4 and below) and is the Secretary
    of the Senior Interviewing Panel (Grade HM1 to Grade HM3)
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of disciplinary and grievance policies to thereby advise/assist
    Departmental Heads on all disciplinary matters
  • Overseeing the implementation of the training needs assessment/survey including the sourcing for cost effective training development solutions and evaluation of training/development activities to ensure business needs are met and is therefore secretary of the Training Committee.
  • Developing and monitoring the implementation of performance review systems and procedures and ensuring that performance gaps identified are addressed through relevant and cost effective training.
  • Directing the development and maintenance of sound computerised HR management information systems
  • Assisting in conducting and developing proposals with regard to salary reviews and remuneration.
  • Overseeing salary payroll administration and ensuring the implementation of pay/reward and employment policies, which motivate employees to deliver outstanding performance and customer service
  • Assisting in the negotiations of the CBA and is responsible for implementation of agreed recommendations e.g. salary increases, leave or allowances.
  • Preparing, in liaison with the relevant branch of the financial services division, the budget for the Human Resources Department and exercising control on expenditure
  • Liaising with the representatives of workers’ organisations on matters relating to the terms and conditions or service for unionisable staff

    Qualifications Skills & Attributes

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management or any other relevant field from a recognised institution
  • Post Graduate qualifications in Human Resources Management
  • Member of a recognised Human Resource professional
    body
  • ICT skills
  • Good knowledge in Port Operations
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organisation and management of human resource and a thorough understanding of HR policies, regulations,
    employee relations, labour laws and other statutes that impact HR matters
  • 7 years’ experience in a similar role in a reputable organisation with at least 5 year’s relevant experience at senior management level

    How to apply

    Only successful candidates will be contacted
    If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card on or before 25th May, 2018 to:

    The Managing Director,
    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA),
    P.O Box 95005 - 80104,
    Mombasa (Kipevu Road).


    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ports Authority Head of Human Resources Jobs in Mombasa




    MARINE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

    Kenya Ports Authority Head of Marine Engineering Jobs in Mombasa

    GRADE HE2

    Reporting to the General Manager - Engineering Services, the job holder is responsible for management of all functions of the Marine Engineering Department, ensuring that quality marine engineering services are offered and that high quality equipment availability is maintained for shipping operations at all times.


    Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and controlling through the Principal Engineers all marine engineering activities projects undertaken by the Department
  • Allocating duties and supervising Principal Marine Engineers
  • Advising Management on Marine Engineering matters and giving leadership in formulating equipment replacement programmes and specifications for acquisition of marine crafts and related engineering equipment.
  • Evaluating the needs of departmental staff for training and development
  • Ensuring that all operating systems are effected in the department
  • Providing specialized advice to the General Manager - Engineering services on all marine engineering matters.
  • Enforcing observance of statutory regulations and Insurance requirements for marine crafts and equipment.
  • Schedule planned maintenance and repairs of marine crafts
  • Developing and maintaining procedures for ensuring the sustenance of classification society standards.
  • Participating in tender evaluations
  • Maintaining updated records of drawings for projects and alterations undertaken on existing marine craft and equipment
  • Requisitioning of marine parts, spares and materials
  • Managing outsourced services
  • Consulting with The Head of Marine Operations on the performance of various floating Craft
  • Ensuring that all operating systems are effective in the department

    Qualifications Skills & Attributes

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Engineering or its Equivalent or a Higher National Diploma in Marine Engineering with Class I Marine Engineer’s Certificate of Competency – Unlimited. (Professional)
  • Member of a recognised Marine Engineers professional body
  • ICT skills
  • Senior Management courses
  • Sound knowledge of Port Infrastructure and operations
  • Demonstrated high degree of professional competency, administrative capabilities in general management and
    maintenance of Marine Crafts & Equipment
  • 7 years’ experience in a similar role in a reputable marine organisation with at least 5 years’ relevant experience at senior management level

    Other Requirements:

    Applicants will also be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit the following certification:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    How to apply

    Only successful candidates will be contacted
    If your career profile matches the requirements of any of the above positions, please submit your application with a detailed curriculum vitae indicating your qualifications, experience, present position, e-mail address and mobile telephone number with copies of certificates, testimonials and Identity Card on or before 25th May, 2018 to:

    The Managing Director,
    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA),
    P.O Box 95005 - 80104,
    Mombasa (Kipevu Road).


    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ports Authority Head of Marine Engineering Jobs in Mombasa

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