Nyeri Water & Sewerage Company Senior Officer – Design and Construction Jobs in Kenya

Nyeri Water & Sewerage Company Senior Officer – Design and Construction Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • The job holder is responsible for ensuring effective design, construction and supervision of
    projects, operations and maintenance of the water and sanitation network under direction of the Chief Manager, Technical Services.

    Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

    Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Oversee the operations of the design construction department

  • Supervises and appraises staff

  • Ensure safe custody of tools, equipment and infrastructure

  • Supervision of construction works in water and sewerage projects

  • Monitoring road works and other development projects which may interfere with both water and sanitation infrastructure

  • Supervision of repair and maintenance works to the company facilities, water and sanitation

  • In coordination with GIS ensure all new appurtances are properly mapped and updated to the GIs system

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Preparation of complete project documents including technical designs, tender documents bills of quantities and material specifications

  • Participate in procurement committees

  • Develop and implement the section work plans in line with the division strategies activities

  • Prepare and submit progress reports for ongoing projects, appraisal and close out reports

  • Identify areas devoid of water and sanitation infrastructure (underserved and unserved)

  • Carry out Staff and intern training and mentoring

  • Participate in identifying sectional needs for budget formulation

    Job Dimensions:

    Financial Responsibility

  • Participation in the preparation of departmental budget and Procurement plans with focus on the section’s budget

    Responsibility for Physical Assets

  • Furniture and fittings of approximately
    Kshs. 500,000

  • Machines and equipment of approximately Kshs. 5 million

  • Intangible assets of approximately Kshs. 2 million

    Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Supervisory decisions

  • Operational decisions

  • Financial decisions

    Working Conditions

  • Works in a normal office environment (20%)

  • Works in the field within the service area (80%)

  • Working beyond normal hours including weekends

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Registrable with the relevant professional body

    Previous relevant work experience required

  • At least Seven (7) years relevant experience in a reputable organization, four (4) of which should be in a senior management position;

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies /Attributes:

  • Communication skills.

  • Interpersonal skills.

  • Conflict Management skills.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Emotional Intelligence.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nyeri Water & Sewerage Company Senior Officer – Design and Construction Jobs in Kenya

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