Senior Principal Superintending Water Harvesting & Storage Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Senior Principal Superintending Water Harvesting & Storage Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Our Vision

  • A citizen-centric public service

    Our Mission

  • To reform and transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have

  • cumulative Service of Eighteen (18) years in the Irrigation and Drainage field or any other related field, Five (5) years of which should have been in the grade of Assistant Director/Chief Superintending Engineer (Irrigation and Drainage or other related field) “CSG 7” and above;

  • a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural and Bio Systems Engineering, Soil and Water Engineering, Environmental Engineering and management, Hydrological Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Land and Water Engineering, from a recognized institution;

  • been registered with Engineers professional body as an Engineer;

  • cooperate Membership with the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

  • demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of water storage & flood control engineering programmes and projects.


  • possession of Master’s Degree and Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

    Duties and Responsibilities

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

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail

  • Preparing professional and quality standards for construction of water storage and flood control infrastructure;

  • Overseeing the construction of water storage and flood control 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 storage and flood control infrastructure;

  • Overseeing the formulation of water storage and flood control policies and strategies for rural and urban systems;

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

  • 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

  • Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications ONLINE through the Commission website or jobs portal

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