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National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) Jobs in Kenya

National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) was established under the State Corporations Act, Chapter 446 of the Laws of Kenya vide Legal Notice 270 of 24th June, 1988 and is charged with the role of developing water infrastructure in the country

The Corporation is seeking to recruit suitable self driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified personnel to fill the following vacant positions.




1. Advert No. 1/2010
Job Title:
 General Manager - Finance
Grade:
 NWC 11
Positions Vacant:
 1

Requirements for Appointment

  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) from a recognized institution
  • Masters degree in Finance
  • Be in possession of (CPA) (K)
  • Be a member of ICPAK
  • Computer Proficiency
  • 12 years experience, 3 of them in a senior level
Duties and Responsibilities

The General Manager will report to the Managing Director and will head Finance Department. His/Her duties will include but not limited to;
  • Establish financial and management systems for effective implementation of organization’s goals and policies.
  • Ensure efficient revenue collection, disbursements and accounting.
  • Prepare budgets and periodic financial performance.
  • Advise on the financial viability of proposed projects and investments.
  • Ensure compliance to international accounting standards on financial reporting.
  • Ensure timely and economic provision of services, such as adequate office supplies, transport, insurance and maintenance of office equipment.
2. Advert No. 2/2010
Job Title:
 General Manager – Construction & Electro Mechanical
Grade:
 NWC 11
Positions Vacant:
 1

Requirement for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering/Water and Irrigation from a recognized Institution
  • Masters degree in Civil / Water Engineering
  • Be registered with Engineering Registration Board
  • Computer Proficiency
  • 12 years experience, 3 of them as Chief Engineer
Duties and Responsibilities

The General Manager will report to the Managing Director and will head Construction & Electro Mechanical Department.

His/Her duties will include but not limited to;
  • Direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the Corporation’s planning and design functions.
  • Manage all construction works utilizing available resources.
  • Develop technical standards and criteria to guide in the performance of the various infrastructural works.
  • Ensure proper management of assets such as plant and machinery through effective maintenance and repairs.
  • Develop departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall Corporation’s objectives.
  • Take responsibility for the training, development and motivation of the technical staff.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of technical staff and contractors.
3. Advert No. 3/2010
Job Title:
 General Manager – Planning & Design
Grade:
 NWC 11
Positions Vacant:
 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering/Water and Irrigation from a recognized Institution
  • Masters degree in Civil / Water Engineering
  • Be registered with the Engineering Registration Board
  • Computer Proficiency
  • 12 years experience, 3 of them as Chief Engineer
Duties and Responsibilities

The General Manager will report to the Managing Director and will head Planning and Design Department. His/Her duties will include but not limited to;
  • Direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the Corporation’s planning and design functions
  • Develop technical standards and criteria to guide the performance of the various researches, planning and design of infrastructural works.
  • Undertake effective consultation with all key stakeholders at the conceptual and planning stages.
  • Develop departmental strategies, policies and plans to facilitate achievement of overall Corporation’s objectives.
  • Take responsibility for the training, development and motivation of the technical staff.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance by technical staff and contractors.
4. Advert No. 4/2010
Job Title:
 Chief Accountant
Grade:
 NWC 10
Position Vacant:
 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) from a recognized Institution
  • Masters Degree in Finance
  • be in possession of CPA (K) or its approved equivalent;
  • be a member of Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK);
  • Computer Proficiency
  • 8 years experience, 3 of them in a Senior Level
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Organize and manage Accounts Division.
  • Carry out coordination, design, implementation and control of financial systems in the organization.
  • Carry out overall monitoring of revenue collection and expenditure.
  • Design, review and interpret financial policies, procedures and systems.
  • Maintain reliable financial information systems.
  • Undertake revenue projection and budgetary control and prioritization of projects.
  • Ensure that sound accounts and financial management principles and controls are applied in all transactions.
  • Undertake supervision, guidance and development of staff in the Division.
5. Advert No. 5/2010
Job Title:
 Chief Legal Officer
Grade:
 NWC 10
Positions Vacant:
 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Current Law Practicing Certificate
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (K)
  • Computer proficiency
  • 9 years experience as a practising Advocate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaboration with external lawyers on Legal matters.
  • Litigation and legal advice on insurance matters
  • Management and co-ordination of court cases
  • Preparation and execution of legal contracts.
  • Chief Legal adviser to the Corporation
  • Responsible for custody of legal documents
  • Responsible for all legal matters
  • Supervision, training and appraising of staff in the Section
6. Advert No. 6/2010
Job Title:
 Chief Engineer
Grade:
 NWC 10
Positions Vacant:
 3

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering/ Water Irrigation from a recognized Institution
  • Masters degree in a relevant engineering field.
  • Registered with Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
  • Computer proficiency.
  • 9 years experience, 3 of them as a Senior Engineer or equivalent
  • Must have an experience in Large Dams Construction
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall responsibility for projects including planning, design construction of water conservations structures or in any other relevant engineering projects
  • Ensuring that clear policies and criteria are laid down for identification of projects, feasibility studies, setting of standards selection of consultants and contractors.
  • Supervision of technical staff and making recommendation for recruitment and promotions as necessary.
  • Plan long and short-term programmes on water conservation and other hydraulic structures, including feasibility studies as well as setting performance targets for the Division.
  • Set standards for selection of consultants and contractors to undertake the projects in line with the Procurement Policy of the Government.
  • Prepare annual budgets and long term investment plans.
  • Give recommendation for recruitment, deployment and promotions.
  • Undertake supervision, training and development of the technical staff – professionals, technicians and artisans.
7. Advert No. 7/2010
Job Title:
 Senior Engineer
Grade:
 NWC 9
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering/ Water Irrigation from a recognized Institution
  • Registered with Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
  • Computer proficiency.
  • 6 years experience 3 of them as Engineer I or its equivalent.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist in formulation of long and short-term policies and programes for water projects and conservation.
  • Manage design construction, operation and maintenance of water projects and conservation systems, or in any other relevant engineering disciplines undertaken by organization.
  • Research into standardization of water projects and conservation systems in any of the engineering disciplines mentioned above.
  • Monitor physical and financial progress of water projects and conservation programmes.
  • Supervise training and development of junior engineers and technicians.
  • Planning, direction and control of research in standardization of water projects and conservation systems
  • Training or participating in the training of graduate engineers and technicians;
  • Monitoring of the physical and financial progress of water projects and conservation programmes
8. Advert No. 8/2010
Job Title:
 Engineer I
Grade:
 NWC 8
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering/Water Irrigation from a recognized Institution
  • Registered with Engineers Registration Board of Kenya
  • Computer proficiency.
  • 3 year experience as Engineer II or equivalent
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of water and other engineering projects that the organization is involved in.
  • Undertake general management projects including land compensation, budgeting and financial control.
  • Undertake preparation of specifications, contract documents and costing of various operations that go into the design, construction, operation and maintenance of water projects and conservation structures as well as in other engineering areas.
  • Supervise technical and junior officers under him/ her.
9. Advert No. 9/2010
Job Title:
 Engineer II
Grade:
 NWC7
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be in possession of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Water & Irrigation from a recognized University
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of two (2) years;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of water projects and conservation structures or in any other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Undertake simple projects and complete them to the satisfaction of the supervising Engineer;
  • The Engineer will transfer on rotational basis to all the technical departments of the Corporation in order to acquire the necessary skills and competence in the terms of the Engineers Registration Act.
10. Advert No. 10/2010
Job Title:
 Legal Officer II
Grade:
 NWC7
Positions Vacant:
 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be in possession of Bachelors Degree in Law
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of two (2) years;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To monitor compliance with legal regulatory framework
  • To manage litigations
  • To issue instructions to auctioneers, advocate and valuers
  • To advise staff disciplinary committee on prosecution procedures and legal requirements
  • To participate in design and implementation of local agreements, international documents, contract etc.
  • To attend legal meetings, seminars, negotiations, conventions and advising on them
11. Advert No. 11/2010
Job Title:
 Senior Accountant
Grade:
 NWC8
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • CPA (K)
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Member of ICPAK
  • Experience of 6 years as an Accountant
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carry out revenue collection
  • Undertake management accounting.
  • Prepare financial accounts and statements for various purposes.
  • Project financial appraisal.
  • Review accounting procedures and practices.
  • Interprets accounts policies.
  • Supervise, guides, trains and develops junior staff working in the section.
12. Advert No.12/2010
Job Title:
 Accounts Assistants II
Grade:
 NWC4
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be in possession of KCSE mean grade C or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Must be in possession of ACNC I & II or KATC Intermediate; and
  • Possess relevant computer application skills.
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of two (2) years;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Process accounting statistics and transactions.
  • Safe keeping of invoices, receipts and other accounts records.
  • Maintain books of accounts in accordance with existing regulations.
13. Advert No.13/2010
Job Title:
 Stores Keeper I
Grade:
 NWC4
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be in possession of the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C-;
  • Must be a holder of an Advanced Certificate in Supplies Management from a recognized institution; and
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of two (2) years;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receipt and issuance of stores;
  • monitoring stock levels;
  • preparation and maintenance of stores;
  • maintenance of store’s records;
  • Assist in stock taking; and supervision of junior staff working in the stores.
14. Advert No.14/2010
Job Title:
 Clerical Officers I
Grade:
 NWC4
Positions Vacant:
 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • KCSE Certificate with a mean grade of C-
  • Passed proficiency examinations for Clerical Officer
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of three (3) years;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile statistical records
  • Sort, files and dispatch letters.
  • Maintain an efficient filing system.
  • Process appointments, promotions, discipline, transfers and other related duties in human resource management.
  • Prepare payment vouchers.
  • Compute financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information.
  • Compile data and drafts simple letters.
15. Advert No.15/2010
Job Title:
 Clerical Officer II
Grade:
 NWC3
Positions Vacant:
 2

Requirement for Appointment
  • KCSE Certificate with a mean grade of C-
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of two (2) years;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile statistical records
  • Sort, files and dispatches letters
  • Maintain an efficient filing system
  • Process appointments, promotions, discipline, transfers and other related duties in human resource management
  • Compute financial or statistical records based on routine or special sources of information
  • Prepare payment vouchers
  • Compile data and drafts simple letters.
16. Advert No.16/2010
Job Title:
 Drivers III
Grade:
 NWC2
Positions Vacant:
 5

Requirements for Appointment
  • KCSE Certificate D or its equivalent
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive
  • Attended a First Aid Certificate Course at St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIBHT) or any other recognized Institution
  • Passed Suitability Test for Drivers Grade III
  • Passed Practical Test for Drivers conducted by the Organization
  • Posses a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police
  • Has an experience of the above post for a minimum period of two (2) years;
17. Advert No. 17/2010
Job Title:
 Support Staff
Grade:
 NWC 2
Position Vacant:
 6

Requirements for Appointment
  • have at least KCSE mean Grade D plain or its equivalent;
  • Computer Proficiency
Note: The positions of Grade NWC II will be on three-year renewable Contract.

If you are interested and meet the above mentioned requirements for any of the above positions, please send your applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified academic/professional certificates and testimonial, names and contacts of three (3No) referees stating your day telephone contact to the following address on or before 7th April, 2010.

The Managing Director,
National Water Conservation &
Pipeline Corporation,
P.O. Box 30173 – 00100,
Nairobi

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

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