Kenya Urban Roads Authority Deputy Director (Engineering Jobs

Kenya Urban Roads Authority Deputy Director (Engineering Jobs

Job Purpose/Summary

  • The job holder is answerable to the
  • Director (Engineering) in charge of the Directorate of Road Asset & Corridor Management (RACM) and is responsible for managing, directing and coordinating regional road maintenance functions in the relevant department/Regional office.

    Qualifications and Experience
  • For appointment to this position, the ideal candidate must:
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience and at least five (5) in a supervisory role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Have served as an Assistant Director
  • (Engineering) for at least three years;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized Institution
  • Have a Certificate in Senior Management
  • Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Be a Registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers’ Board of Kenya (EBK) with a post registration experience of six (6) years;
  • Have a valid Annual Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Be a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • overseeing formulation and implementation of road asset management policies;
  • overseeing the preparation of roadside
    development and control,
  • coordinating and undertaking annual road inventory and condition surveys;
  • overseeing preparation of engineering design of road maintenance works;
  • coordinating compilation and analysis of annual road maintenance work programmes;
  • liaising with Kenya Roads Board and other stakeholders on management of Roads Maintenance Levy Fund (RMLF),
  • overseeing preparation of annual procurement plans;
  • coordinating operations of the Authority’s regional offices,
  • coordinating preparation of region’s budget;
  • ensuring expenditure controls and measures within the region;
  • overseeing implementation of road works emergency response programmes,
  • overseeing preparation of tender documentation for road works;
  • coordinating the processing of road works tenders;
  • coordinating and monitoring supervision of road maintenance works;
  • ensuring implementation and conformance of road management systems
  • facilitating periodic reviews of the performance standards,
  • overseeing activities of axle load control;
  • reviewing and acting on reports on axle load control programmes;
  • representing the Authority in local and regional axle load stakeholder forums;
  • ensuring road maintenance contracts are prepared and implemented in accordance with set standards and specifications;
  • planning and implementation of roadside developments through institutional consultations and collaboration;
  • managing road reserve boundaries and usage through maintenance of road markers system and managing roads and survey data;
  • training and development of staff; and
  • carrying out any other lawful duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

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