Kenya Roads Board Senior Engineers - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Roads Board Senior Engineers - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) is a statutory body established by the Kenya Roads Board Act No. 7 of 1999. The object and purpose for which KRB was established is to
oversee the road network in Kenya and coordinate the maintenance, rehabilitation and development funded by the Kenya Roads Board Fund as established under the Act and to advise the Cabinet Secretary responsible for roads on all matters related thereto

a) Job Specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level entail: -

A. Road Policy and Research

  • Collecting of economic, environmental, and social data for road investment programs and strategies;

  • Participating in development of road maintenance standards and manuals for road maintenance funded by the Fund;

  • Monitoring of implementation of road research and development programmes;

  • Developing of local resource-based approaches in roads works (R2000 strategy) and monitor implementation;

  • Updating roadworks cost estimation system

  • Assisting in developing of Roadworks Cost index;

    B. Highways, Rural & County, Urban & Park, Policy, Research & Strategy

  • Reviewing the annual roads works programmes submitted to it by the road agencies and consolidate the annual roads works programme into annual public roads
    programme (APRP);

  • Preparing of APRP implementation reports;

  • Preparing of training programs for Road Agencies and Counties to enhance delivery of road maintenance

  • Participating in formulation of rules, procedures, and guidelines for road maintenance generally for the better carrying out of the Board functions

  • Participating in development partners supporting road maintenance programs in the road sector;

  • Participating in development Road Sector Investment Programme (RSIP);

  • Participating in development of data standards for Inventory information of the road assets and their condition measures;

  • Collecting of road inventory and condition data, traffic data and axle load data and keeping up to date the Kenya Roads Board Geo-Database;

  • Monitoring of axle load programmes undertaken by Road Agencies;

  • Participating in training programmes for Road Agencies and County Governments on road management systems; Assisting in periodic studies to monitor road network performance;

  • Participating in KRB road safety programs;

  • Participating in Technical audits of Road agencies to ensure prudent utilization of resources

  • Reviewing Road Agencies Audit reports submitted by Audit consultants.

  • Analyzing data for the preparation of the Road Maintenance Accountability Index for Road Agencies

  • Participating in supervision of technical audits consultants while carrying out the audits for Road agencies.

  • Rapporteuring in audit dissemination workshops.

  • Participating in Monitoring and Evaluation of County Governments to ensure prudent utilization of resources

  • Reviewing of County Governments’ Monitoring and Evaluation reports submitted by Audit consultants.

  • Analyzing data for the preparation of the Road Maintenance Accountability Index for County Governments

  • Participating in supervision consultants while carrying out Monitoring and Evaluation of County of the
    County Governments programmed roadworks funded by Kenya Roads Board Fund.

  • Rapporteuring in audit dissemination workshops.

    b) Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:–

  • A minimum of four (4) years’ relevant work experience;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

  • Registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya as a Graduate Engineer;

  • Membership of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

  • Supervisory course lasting not less two (2) weeks;

  • Proficiency in computer applications;

  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    c) Key competencies and skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Communication and report writing skills

    Terms of Service:

    All the positions are permanent and pensionable. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, medical benefits, gratuity and other benefits in accordance with State Corporations Advisory Committee and Salaries Remuneration Commission guidelines.

    How to Apply:

    Applications shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or other supporting documents. The application should also indicate the names and contact of three referees. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany online applications.

    All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the Position of Director/Principal Officer/Officer” and submitted in any of the following ways:

    a) Hand delivered application in sealed envelope addressed to the Director General, Kenya Roads Board to be dropped at the reception of Kenya Roads Offices, 3rd
    Floor, Kenya Re Towers, off Ragati Road in Upper Hill, Nairobi.

    b) Online applications should be through the Recruitment Portal in the website;

    c) Posted applications should be addressed to:

    The Director General
    Kenya Roads Board
    3rd Floor, Kenya Re-Towers, Off Ragati Road,
    Upper Hill P. O. Box 73718-00200,
    Nairobi, Kenya.

    Interested applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority

  • Higher Education Loans Board

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and

  • Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)

  • Credit Reference Bureau.

  • Applicants must submit copies of these clearance certificates with the application.

  • All Applications must reach the Chairperson not later than 5 p.m. on 22nd September, 2022.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Roads Board Senior Engineers - Jobs in Kenya

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