Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency was established on 3rd May, 2019 vide Legal Notice No. 28 under the Water Act 2016 as a State Corporation. It is responsible for the development of water and sanitation infrastructure in its area of jurisdiction covering eight counties which include: Kisumu, Kericho, Bomet, Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, Homabay and Siaya. The Agency seeks to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

    Key Responsibilities Chief Executive Officer

  • The successful candidate will be answerable to the Board of Directors, serve as their Secretary, be both the Authorized and Accounting Officer of the Agency responsible for:

    Policy and Strategy

  • Developing of and recommending to the Board the short term, medium term and long term strategies, business plans and annual operating budgets to achieve corporate objectives

  • Providing leadership in the implementation and evaluation of corporate strategic plans, policies and service standards Resource Mobilization

  • Creating partnerships and linkages at the highest level with key stakeholders to enhance the Agency’s effectiveness and corporate image.

  • Effective management of resources and advising the Board on opportunities for realization of the Agency’s mandate

  • Managing the day to day operations of the Agency and overseeing legal, regulatory and statutory requirements Establishment of Systems

  • Establishing proper internal procedures, controls, monitoring and evaluation systems

  • Ensuring continuous improvement in the quality and value of services provided by the Agency.

    Skills Management and Coordination

  • Ensuring functional collaboration and effective synergies between the governance and management organs of the Agency

  • Upholding effective human resource management towards creating a work culture and environment suitable for attracting, developing and retaining a dynamic workforce

  • Building relevant organizational capacities for business continuity and uptake of relevant emerging opportunities.

  • Leading and managing the staff of the organization

  • Attention to staff matters including organizational structures, appointments, welfare, training, industrial relationships, separation and effective management of succession plans

  • Undertake any other responsibilities assigned
    by the Board.

    Academic Qualifications and Experience

    In order to be considered, the candidate must:-

  • Have a Bachelors’ degree from a recognized university.

  • Have a Masters’ degree from a recognized university.

  • Must be registered with a professional body and a member in good standing.

  • Have at least fifteen (15) years’ proven experience in a relevant field, five (5) years
    of which must have been in a senior management position.

  • Have successfully completed a Senior Management Course or Strategic Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

  • Demonstrated professional competency and managerial capability as reflected in his work performance and results.

  • Have proficiency in Information Communication and Technology.

  • Have knowledge and clear understanding of the Water and Sanitation Sector as an added advantage.

    Person Specifications

    The Applicant must:-

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.

  • Be a transformative leader and demonstrate the ability to enhance the visibility of the Agency.

  • Demonstrate understanding of corporate governance for state corporations.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of government policies and priorities.

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead in resource mobilization and to efficiently and prudently manage and account for use of public resources.

  • Demonstrate integrity, accountability and professionalism.

  • Demonstrate capabilities in mentoring and coaching with relevance to the Agency.

  • Be capable of initiating strategies aimed at effectively achieving the core mandate of
    the Agency.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya


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