19 May 2014

Managing Director Job Vacancy

National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) is a State Corporation established under the State Corporations’ Act Chapter 446 of the Laws of Kenya vide Legal Notice No. 270 of 24th June, 1988.

The Corporation is under the Ministry of Environment, Water & Natural Resources and home to exciting, inspirational and innovative professionals within the Water Sector in Kenya.

In the endeavour to execute its mandate, the Corporation is seeking to recruit suitable, self driven, result oriented and qualified individuals of high integrity to fill in the following position:

Job Title: Managing Director

Grade / Scale: NWC 12
Vacancy No: NWCPC/03/2013-2014
Positions Vacant: 1Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director will be the team leader in the implementation of the mandate of the Corporation and his/her duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Carrying out the day-to-day business of the Corporation to ensure that departments, sections and units conform to the overall operational plans and performance targets.
  • Developing an annual operational plan, for the Board of Directors’ approval for effective implementation of the strategy of the Corporation.
  • Implementing the Board’s decisions and corporate policies/programmes in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Corporation’s goals and objectives.
  • Establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures, performance standards and ensuring compliance of the same by staff.
  • Ensuring effective communication between the Management and the Board of Directors and well as different levels of staff.
  • Attending to human resource matters including development and implementation of sound Human Resource policies and procedures to maintain conducive working environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees.
  • Managing staff matters including organizational structure, appointments, welfare, industrial relations, staff development, separation and effective management of successions plans.
  • Strengthening collaborative partnership and undertaking appropriate liaison with the parent Ministry, water sector institutions and other organs of government in order to advocate, represent and influence policies on the development of water infrastructures.
  • Co-ordinating and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the Board.
  • Advising the Board of Directors concerning future activities and on the development of objectives and policies necessary to steer the Corporation ahead.
  • Identify and develop mechanisms for managing the risks facing the Corporation.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors degree from a recognized institution.
  • Masters degree in the relevant field.
  • Should be registered member of good standing with a Professional Body in his/her area of specialization.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the Water Sector.
  • Experience in steering and managing a large organization of which management of large construction sites will be an added advantage.
  • Should have at least 10 years of experience in the construction industry, or a large commercial establishment and at least 5 years in a Senior Management Position.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player, self motivated, creative and innovative.
  • Proven track record in leadership and management at senior level.
  • Ability to mobilize resources both domestic and donor funds for water development and management to meet National and International goals.
  • Demonstrate ability to formulate and implement policies for all matters regarding water services.
  • Must be articulate and of a responsible demeanor.
  • Strong leadership, people management, negotiation, training and presentation skills.
  • Competency in computer application skills.
  • Must meet the requirements of Leadership and Integrity as set out in Chapter 6 of the Constitution, 2010.

This position will be offered to the successful candidate on a five year contractual term with eligibility of contract renewal upon satisfactory performance.

Interested applicants must meet the requirements of Leadership and Integrity as set out in Chapter 6 of the Constitution, 2010 and should have the following:

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
  • Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
  • Clearance certificate from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC).
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates for the above position should submit their applications so as to reach the undersigned on or before 6th June 2014 enclosing the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of telephone contacts, e-mail address, current position and remuneration and names and contacts of three (3) referees.
  • Certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials.

The Chairperson
National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation
P. O. Box 30173 – 00100
or email to: info@nwcpc.go.keor deliver the same to the Chairman’s office, National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation located at Dunga Road, Industrial Area.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.

National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all Kenyans in their diversity are encouraged to apply.

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