Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Managing Director - Jobs in Kenya

Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Managing Director - Jobs in Kenya

Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company is a water provider in which was contracted by Tana Water Services Board to provide water and sanitation services under its license in Nyeri South and Mukurweini Sub-Counties tinder the previous Water Act 2002.

The water and sanitation services are devolved function under Water Act 2016. therefore the company is now owned by County Government of Flyer. The company seeks to recruit a trans-formative, visionary and goal driven individual as the Managing Director.

Overall Responsibility

  • Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director is the Principal Officer of the Company and is responsible for the day to day operations of the Company Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will oversee strategic and operational management of the under the guidance from the Board of Directors.

  • Developing for the approval of the Board, strategic and business plans, including annual work-plans, budgets, tariffs,policies and performance targets
  • Lead in execution of the company's Strategic Plan,performance targets,budgets and policies in line with the company's vision, mission and core values to ensure continuous improvement in service delivery
  • Ensuring safe custody and management of the company's assets through proper management practices.
  • Lead and manage the human resource of the company to build capacity, develop, attract and retain good employees
  • Promote the company's image and develop a good working relationship with all stakeholders and partners.
  • Ensure compliance with Government policies, regulations, directives, statutory and reporting requirements
  • Strengthen the company internal control mechanisms
  • Grow and strengthen the company sustainability
  • Foster a good corporate culture that promotes values enshrined in the Kenyan constitution
  • Anticipating technological and other important developments arid/or potential risk and formulating relevant policies thereto for approval by the Board of Directors
  • Acting as the Secretary to the Board
  • Acting as the principal spokesperson of the company
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned to achieve the company's objectives

    Required qualifications, experience and competencies
  • The successful candidate should have practical skills, experience and a demonstrable track record in managing a large and dynamic department or organization.
  • Specifically, the candidate must have:
  • At least a first degree in Cent/ Water Engineering business related field, Environmental Sciences or equivalent plus training in management
  • Registered with a professional body with a Membership and a current practicing license
  • Minimum of (10) year's experience in water and sewerage development, management and operations. (7) years of which must have been in a senior management position.
  • A sound understanding of the reforms taking place in the water sector in Kenya
  • Desired skills and competencies Include: strong management and negotiation skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, and ICT skills

    How to Apply
  • 3 year renewable Contract Your application should include a cover letter that demonstrates why you are the best candidate for the position, a detailed up-to-date CV, photocopies of relevant certificates, testimonials and Chapter 6 requirements,current and expected remuneration package, names, telephone number and email addresses of three professional referees and your e-mail address and telephone number.
  • Applications must be addressed to the Chairman: Othaya Mukurweini Water Services Company P.O. Box 482-10106 Othaya or send an E-mail to jobs@omwasco.co.ke with the subject being "Application for the Post of Managing Director" by Closing date:16th May 2019 at 5.00 pm
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • OMWASCO is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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