Ministry of Water and Sanitation Senior Superintending Engineer - Irrigation & Drainage Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Water and Sanitation Senior Superintending Engineer - Irrigation & Drainage Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

  • a cumulative Service of Eighteen (18) years in the Irrigation and Drainage field or any other related field, two (2) years of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director/Chief Superintending Engineer (Irrigation and Drainage) “CSG 7” and above;

  • a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering, Soil Water and Environmental engineering, Environmental and Bio-Systems Engineering, Biomechanical and Processing Engineering or Soil and Water Engineering from a recognized institution,

  • been registered as an Engineer with Engineers professional body

  • corporate membership with the institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

  • a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution

  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to the irrigation and drainage function.

    NOTE: possession of Master’s Degree will be as an added advantage;


    Duties and Responsibilities

  • An officer at this level will be responsible to the Director/Chief Engineer (Irrigation & Drainage) for planning, directing, controlling and coordinating technical and administrative activities
    of Irrigation and Drainage Department.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: -

  • preparing professional and quality standards for construction of water harvesting and storage infrastructure;

  • overseeing the construction of water storage and harvesting works undertaken directly or by contract;

  • formulating, monitoring and evaluating requirements of physical and financial progress of development projects and programmes;

  • verifying technical tender documents on water harvesting and storage infrastructure;

  • overseeing the formulation of water harvesting and storage policies and strategies for rural and urban systems; and

  • liaising with development partners and other stakeholders in the water sector for effective formulation, planning, coordination and implementation of projects and programs.

  • developing and implementing strategic plan and work plans; budgeting for the Department; and deployment, training and development of staff in the Department

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Water and Sanitation Senior Superintending Engineer - Irrigation & Drainage Jobs in Kenya

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