National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority General Manager - Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority General Manager - Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

General Manager, Corporate Services – NWHSA/2018/2019/03

The National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority is a State Corporation (NWHSA) established under Section 30 of the Water Act, 2016, with a Mandate to;-

  • Undertake on behalf of the national government, the development of national public water works for water resources storage and flood control;
  • Maintain and manage national public water works infrastructure for water resources storage;
  • Collect and provide information for the formulation by the Cabinet Secretary of the national water resources storage and flood control strategies;
  • Develop a water harvesting policy and enforce water harvesting strategies;
  • Undertake on behalf of the national government strategic water emergency interventions during drought; and
  • Advise the Cabinet Secretary on any matter concerning national public water works for water storage and flood control.

    The Authority is seeking to recruit a suitable self-driven, result oriented and highly qualified individual to fill the positon of the General Manager, Corporate Services.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Have at least a relevant Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • A Master’s degree in the field of; HRM, Administration, Finance, Law, Planning, M&E or ICT from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body;
  • 10 years of progressive work experience, at least five (5) of which must be in a Senior Management position;
  • Knowledgeable in more than one functional areas under the Department of Corporate Services, i.e. HRM, Administration, Finance, Legal, Planning, M&E and ICT;
  • Knowledge of GoK legislation, regulations, rules and policies in relation to functions under corporate services;
  • He /She must have good leadership and managerial skills;
  • Excellent people skills, computer proficiency, business acumen and exemplary work ethics.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Reporting to the CEO for the following Responsibilities:-

  • Providing support services to enable the Authority achieve its mandate;
  • Designing and overseeing the implementation of strategies and plans;
  • Leading the development of operational policies and procedures of the support services;
  • Planning and ensuring performance of the corporate services department;
  • Developing and managing relationships with key stakeholders and clients of the corporate services department;
  • Setting goals and supervising managers of different divisions;
  • Evaluating and monitoring the day
    to day running of corporate services department;
  • Overseeing day to day operations in HR, Administration, ICT, Finance, Legal, Planning and M&E of the Authority;
  • Developing departmental budget, and reviewing and approving divisions budgets;
  • Implementing National Government policies and programs in relation to corporate services;
  • Ensuring compliance to set standards and procedures in corporate services.

    The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years renewable once for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of targets and outcomes set by the Board.

    How to Apply

  • Applicants will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution Kenya 2010 by attaching copies of the following;
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.
  • Applicants should submit applications including Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer,
  • National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority,
  • P.O. Box 30173-00100,
  • Nairobi.
  • Hard copies of the applications should be delivered and registered at the, National Water Plaza, 5th floor, off Dunga Road, Industrial Area or emailed to:
  • The advert can also be accessed at
  • Kindly indicate the position and vacancy number on top of the envelope as you submit your application.
  • Closing date for receipt of applications: 10th May 2019 at 5.00 pm.
  • Late applications shall be rejected.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • For more information and job application details, see; National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority General Manager - Corporate Services Jobs in Kenya

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