Kenya Urban Roads Authority Deputy Director - Roads Engineering Roads - Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Urban Roads Authority Deputy Director - Roads Engineering Roads - Jobs in Kenya

[DEPUTY DIRECTOR, ENGINEERING (ROADS) JG 3 –
REF: KURA/URC/DD/19/3
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 divisional budget;
  • Ensuring expenditure controls and measures within the division;
  • 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
  • Performing any other lawful duty that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications and Competencies

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience and at least five (5) years in a
    supervisory role in comparable position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a
    recognized institution;
  • Be registered by Engineers Board of Kenya as a Professional Engineers with a post
    registration experience of six (6) years;
  • Have a valid Annual
    Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Have a certificate in Leadership/Management Course from a recognized institution;
  • Be a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Be proficient in computer applications;
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Demonstrate competence in work performance.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply for the positions by
    downloading the KURA Job Application Form from www.kura.go.ke, fill and submit together
    with their updated CVs and copies of National Identity Card, copies of all certificates &
    testimonials including Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya clearances, details of their day time contacts, names, contacts of three referees.
  • The application should be mailed (by post office/courier service) or hand delivered so as to reach the Director General by 5.00 pm on
    Tuesday, 16th July 2019.
  • All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked and addressed to the following address:
  • The Director General
  • Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
  • IKM Building, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue,
  • Opposite Bishops Gate
  • P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, Nairobi
  • Applications without the KURA Job Application Form will not be considered.
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Kenya Urban Roads Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Women, Youth, Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities/areas are encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Urban Roads Authority Deputy Director - Roads Engineering Roads - Jobs in Kenya

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