Githunguri Water & Sanitation Company Managing Director and Technical Manager Jobs in Kiambu Kenya

Githunguri Water And Sanitation Co. Ltd (GIWASCO) is a Water Service Provider contracted by Athi Water Services Board to provide Water Services in both Githunguri & Lari Districts in Kiambu County. 
To be able to discharge its mandate, it is the process of strengthening its management team by filling the following key position with a dynamic, highly competent, motivated, result oriented and innovative individual who believes in making things happen.
 
Managing Director
 
Reporting to the Board of Directors
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Carry out the day to day business of the company
  • Develop of and recommend to the board the long strategy, business plans, and annual operating budgets, and establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures.
  • Co-ordinate and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the board.
  • Ensure that there is effective communication between the management and the board as well as between different levels of management.
  • Providing leadership to the employees
  • Attend to personnel matters including organization structures, appointments, welfare, training, industrial relations, separation and effective management succession plans
  • Ensure continuous improvements in the quality and values of services and products provided by the company.
  • Oversee and ensuring implementation of corporate policies and programs
  • Maintain conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees.
  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship.
  • Act as the principal spokesperson of the company
  • Ensure compliance with the laws of the company
  • Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the Company’s objectives.
Required Qualification
  • First degree in Engineering, Finance, Law, or social science with a business background.
  • Post graduate qualification in management i.e. MBA will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years work experience in a busy commercial utility environment, with five of these years being at senior management level.
  • Record of proven performance, be self driven, results oriented, customer focused, and possess excellent public relations skills.
Technical Manager
 
Reporting to the Managing Director
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Plan, design and implement Water & Sewerage projects.
  • Minimize water losses through regular preventive maintenance of the service delivery infrastructure.
  • Investigate new sources of water in liaison with AWSB.
  • Advice the company on acquisition of the right equipment or infrastructure.
  • Coordinate and develop strategy on eradication of illegal mal-practices in the field
  • Participate in resource mobilization activities.
  • Budget and strategic planning.
  • Supervise operations and maintenance staff and ensuring the water quality and quantity standards are met.
  • Prepare Water & Sanitation project proposals for funding
Required qualification
 
The successful candidate should have practical skills and experience in Water Management. 
Specifically, the candidate must have:
  • A degree in either Building & Civil Engineering or Water engineering from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Proficient in Computer Applications
  • Below 45 years
Terms of Employment: 3 years performance based renewable contract.
 
Interested candidates should send their applications; attaching copies of updated CV, certificates and testimonials with three referees stating current and expected salary to reach the undersigned on or before 28th June 2013.
 
The Managing Director
Githunguri Water & Sanitation Company Ltd
P.O.Box 823-00216
Githunguri.
 
“Githunguri Water & Sanitation Company is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing of any nature will lead to automatic disqualification”
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.