Job Summary

This job is responsible for strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects, Coordination of the GoK performance contracting program, business innovation management, and ensuring compliance to relevant statutory and regulatory obligations.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description/Requirements

RE: ADVERTISEMENT OF VACANT POSITIONS AT KENYA WATER INSTITUTE
Applications are invited from suitable qualified candidates for the following vacant positions:

6. ADVERT NO. 6/5/2021 – PRINCIPAL PLANNING, RESOURCE MOBILIZATION, AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER- GRADE KW4 (ONE POST)
Salary scale: Kshs. 87,607 x5,793 – 128,156 PM
House allowance: Kshs. 45,000
Commuter allowance: Kshs.12,000
Annual leave allowance: Kshs. 1/3 of Basic Salary
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable

a) Job purpose
This job is responsible for strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects, Coordination of the GoK performance contracting program, business innovation management, and ensuring compliance to relevant statutory and regulatory obligations.

b) Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this scale, a candidate must meet the following requirements:
Academic Qualifications

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Strategy, Marketing, Business Administration or any other related field from a recognized institution;
ii. Master’s Degree in Economics, Strategy, Marketing, Business Administration and any other related field from a recognized institution;
iii. Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less four (4) weeks.
iv. Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation course;

Membership to professional bodies
A member of a relevant Professional body

Previous Relevant Experience
A minimum period eight of (8) years relevant work experience four (4) of which should have been at the level of Senior Planning, Resource Mobilization, and Business Development Officer;

c) Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

i. Developing and implementing research and development plans, procedures and techniques;
ii. Assisting management and internal clients to understand the results and implications of research and development initiatives;
iii. Interpreting the results of research reports and recommend new products or services based on research analysis;
iv. Providing advice on research and development options available to the organization;
v. Monitoring any developments in the research area and work out how these may affect the organization;85
vi. Publishing results of significant research projects in various Marketing journals and periodicals;
vii. Developing and implement knowledge management and knowledge sharing framework in the corporation;
viii. Designing and implement performance monitoring system to ensure organization’s objectives and ensure targets are met;
ix. Preparing departmental quarterly and annual performance reports;
x.Coordinating Annual Corporate performance contract evaluation exercise;
xi. Coordinating the development and implementation of departmental annual business plans;
xii. Cascading the Corporate performance Contract to the Divisional and departmental levels;
xiii. Monitoring and evaluate implementation of the KEWI’s Divisions and departmental performance contracts.

d) Personal Attributes
i. Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instruction;
ii. Creativity and innovativeness;
iii. Professionalism and integrity;86
iv. Interpersonal skills including being a team player; and
Good communication and interpersonal skills

e) Core competencies:
i. Policy implementation;
ii. Planning;
iii. Oral / written communication skills;
iv. Target setting;
v. Problem solving.

In addition to the above indicated requirements, applicants will be required to meet the expectations of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya on Leadership and Integrity.
This will include attaching the following clearance certificates:
i. Certificate of Good Conduct;
ii. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission;
iii. Certificate of Compliance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
iv. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax Compliance Clearance; and
v. Certificate of Clearance from the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

NOTE: The deadline for receiving the applications is 31st May, 2021 at 5.00pm (East African Time).

Please Note:

i. Kenya Water Institute is an equal opportunity employer
ii. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted
iii. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
iv. Kenya Water Institute is committed to implementing the provisions of the constitution of Kenya (2010) under article 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
THEREFORE PWLD, MARGINALISED AND MINORITY GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Interested candidates who meet the requirements should send a soft application through the Institute’s Email Address: kewikenya@gmail.com and hard copy applications be dropped at KEWI Headquarters-South C along Ole Shapara Avenue
The Applications should be addressed to;
The Director/CEO
Kenya Water Institute
P.O Box 60013-00200
Nairobi