Water Services Regulatory Board Director Legal and Enforcement Jobs in Kenya
Water Services Regulatory Board Director Legal and Enforcement Jobs in KenyaJob Purpose
Responsible for facilitating effective legal services, board secretarial servicesAdvise the organization on the legal aspects of day-to-day administrative matters and also provide legal opinion/advise on industrial development matters.
and enforcement for non-compliance with water services regulation.
Representative Tasks/Job Description
Represent the organization in all issues requiring legal address-claims, defamation, legal suits etc.
Ensure performance measures are designed to evaluate performance against the strategic plan;
Ensure reporting on work done into the reporting structures in the Board on a
monthly, quarterly or annual basis.
Play a senior leadership role in bringing the WASREB internal community along to support the outputs delivered by developing effective and strategic relationships
Coordinate legal activities within the directorate (in Preparation of the organization legal documentations, chargers’ leases, incubation agreements discharge, liaise with external lawyers for specified matters etc.)
Assist in developing effective working relationships with key user directorates/departments to ensure their needs are understood and appropriate solutions developed that support business needs.
Develop and implement compliance enforcement strategy on regulation for Water services sector
Store legal instruments related to the organization i.e. contracts, leases,
Develop License document and ensure enforcement of license conditions
Ensure that all operational licenses are in place and valid.
Research and prepare company cases appropriately.
Undertake legal audit for the organization to confirm compliance with the laws
Participate in development of guidelines and regulatory standards on water
Play a senior leadership role in bringing external stakeholders along with the
WASREB through open, professional and proactive engagement and with enforcement partners in relation to specific cases.
Build a highly effective team, by leading, managing and motivating staff and by directing and coaching them where appropriate, so that they achieve excellence in delivery.
Take responsibility for the reports emerging from the directorate and all
documentation sent to the Chief Executive Officer.
Develop a model memorandum of articles of association to be used by Water Service Providers.
Coordinate directorate’s budgeting and Cost containment within the budget.
Manage the skills development for staff to ensure that training needs are properly identified and appropriate training is arranged.
Manage and conduct performance management reviews for the directorate.
Work closely with department heads to develop goals and initiatives.
Ensure quality control and customer service.
Prepare monthly reports on legal matters affecting the organization to the
Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Ensure timely consultation and cooperation with County Executive Committees, Chief Officers, and collaboration with other stakeholders in
water services provision for effective service delivery.
Licensing water service providers involved in the provision of water and sewerage services.
Handle complaints as and when escalated for redress.
Handle Board secretarial services as may be assigned by the Chief Executive
Officer from time to time.
Responsible for physical assets assigned by the Board to the directorate.
Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions for the directorate.
Plans the work of subordinates, assigns work to subordinates, monitors subordinates work performance and appraises/evaluates subordinates’
Masters Degree in law (LLM) from a recognized institution
Bachelor’s Degree in Law; (LLB) from a recognized institution
Postgraduate diploma in Law – Kenya School of Law
Certified Public Secretary of Kenya – ICPS,K
Have served total 15 years of experience with at least 9 at supervisory level
A registered member of the Law Society of Kenya in good standing
An advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate
Leadership/Management Programme lasting not less than four (4) weeks
from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
Knowledge of the Water Sector will be an added advantage
Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership and Integrity
Influencing, persuasion and negotiation skills
Strategic leadership skills
Proficiency in Managerial Skills
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
Effective communication and presentation skills
Ability to lead multi skilled Team
Keen eye for details
Ability to work under pressure and multitask
Strong interpersonal skills
High Integrity and team building skills
Proven intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial
Proven ability to think strategically and design long term plans;
Ability to drive change and innovation
Upholds Professional Ethics
How to Apply:
All applications accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of all relevant academic and
professional certificates should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Water Services Regulatory Board
P.O. Box 41621 00100
So as to be received not later than 23.59 hours on 30th August 2019.
The applications should be submitted only through electronic means.
They should be sent via email to email@example.com with only ‘Position Applied For’ as the subject line.
Wasreb is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Shortlisted candidates will be
required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following compliance certificates; Certificate of Good
Conduct, Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board, Tax Compliance Certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance, and Credit Reference Bureau Certificate.
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