LVNWSB Chief Manager (Technical Services) Jobs in Kenya

LVNWSB Chief Manager (Technical Services) Jobs in Kenya

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board (LVNWSB) is a state corporation and one of the eight water boards established under the water sector reforms programme through the water act 2002.

The mandate of the Board is to ensure efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction.

LVNWSB is seeking to recruit a suitable person to fill the following Position of Chief Manager – Technical Services.

Reporting to:

  • Chief Executive Officer

    Key duties and responsibilities;

  • Directing, co-coordinating, controlling and managing the Board’s technical operations and ensuring good maintenance of infrastructure for quality water and sewerage services.
  • Overseeing the planning, designing and monitoring of construction works.
  • Carrying out effective consultation with all key stakeholders at the conceptual and planning stages.
  • Developing or adopting technical standards for incorporation into service agreements with Water Service Providers.
  • Ensuring proper management of assets.
  • Developing concepts and project proposal for mobilization of resources.
  • Developing departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall Board’s objectives.
  • Developing monitoring and evaluation framework for the projects
  • Training, development and motivation of the departmental staff.
  • Ensuring that the needs of customers are effectively met.

    Minimum Qualification

  • Has to possess a degree in Civil Engineering from an EBK accredited university.
  • Registered engineer.
  • Masters degree in Management ,civil engineering or any related field is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years relevant work experience, five (5) years of which must be at a senior management position in the public sector or private sector in management of water and sanitation services.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with standard office and Engineering
    computer applications (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Water CAD, Civil 3D, Sewer CAD and AutoCAD).
  • Good communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.
    Knowledge of the Water Sector structure in Kenya.
  • Familiarity with donor funded projects
    Extensive experience in managing, planning, designing and construction of large civil works and managing contractors.
  • Experience in preparing strategic plans and plans of operations together with developing quality performance indicators
  • Experience working with multidisciplinary teams, and liaising with various stakeholders
    project management skills
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on integrity and leadership. Please attach copies of compliance certificates from KRA, EACC, HELB, CRB and Certificate of Good Conduct from the CID.
  • The appointment is for three years renewable contract .
  • Interested Applicants should send their resume and applications with relevant copies of academic and professional qualifications, email address, day time mobile and names of three (3) referees to reach the undersigned before or on 19th September 2018.

    P.O. BOX 673 – 50100 KAKAMEGA

  • TEL: 056–2030795, 2031552 , FAX: 056-2031506
  • E-mail:
  • LVNWSB is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply.

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