Job Description

PKF firms in Eastern Africa are among the leading firms of accountants and business advisers. PKF in Eastern Africa is represented in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and Somalia/Somaliland and through its associated firms in Ethiopia and Southern Sudan.

REF NUMBER:TD/PKF006

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all Water and Sewerage services infrastructure is operated and maintained to required standards.
  • Ensure that water is treated and distributed.
  • Taking responsibility for collecting and treating resultant wasted and ensure safe disposal.
  • Ensuring proper management of the company’s investment in Plant and Machinery.
  • To ensure that the Directorate’s operations/activities are executed in an environmentally friendly manner.
  • To execute the Directorate operations in a universally accepted Quality Management Systems for the sustenance of ISO certification.
  • Ensuring the Directorate embraces ICT, Risk Management, control measures and new technologies.
  • Liaise with Athi Water Works Development Agency (AWWDA) in the Infrastructure Development.
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership in the performance of the Technical Directorate.
  • Support managers to ensure quality and timely outputs from their respective departments.
  • Ensure the technical audits are carried out on time and necessary actions are taken.
  • Ensure provision of quality water to domestic, commercial and industrial customers i.e. to customers and stakeholders.
  • Ensure proper treatment and disposal of sewage in accordance with legal and company provisions.
  • Ensure compliance with standards and procedures for the acquisition, operation and maintenance of technical works.
  • Ensure that all Water and Sewerage services infrastructure is operated and maintained to the required standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and advise in the acquisition of contractors and consultants for major works.

Requirements

Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University.
  • Master’s Degree in Civil/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University.
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Management will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB), Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in a similar role in a large organisation.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Go getter capable of providing generation compliant technical solutions to the company’s critical functions to boost efficiency, reliability and timely delivery of service.
  • Experience in drafting and working under performance contracts.
  • Possession of skills in productivity improvement, project contracting and management.
  • Experience in budget planning and execution.
  • Exceptional communication skills are essential in order to explain complex Technical related issues to non-technical colleagues.
  • In-depth experience of negotiating with and managing third parties.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  nbiwater@ke.pkfea.com
Use the reference number as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 4 July. 2022