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Kenya Roads Board (KRB) Job Opportunities

1.     Engineers – 2 Posts
2.     Legal Officer
3.     Financial Auditor
Kenya Roads Board (KRB) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1999.
The mandate of KRB includes managing the Road Maintenance Levy Fund and other funds used in the maintenance, rehabilitation and development of Kenya’s Road Network.
To enhance its operations, the Board is seeking to appoint experienced employees to undertake various assignments to further its mandate.
1. Engineers
(2 Posts)
Ref No. ENC/KRB/09/10(1)
Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Reviewing of all work programmes presented to KRB by the Road Agencies;
  • Ensuring that the programmes are within the approved financial ceiling;
  • Ensuring that the selected roads are prioritized in accordance with KRB’s requirements and that proper procurement procedures for all road works are followed; and
  • Monitoring the implementation of delivery of works;
  • Auditing road agencies’ processes and work policies and procedures and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Following up on road works to ensure work implementation is as per the approved work programmes. Ensuring analysis of organizational performance is achieved.
Qualifications and Experience

  • Have a degree in civil engineering or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Be a registered Engineer with Engineers Registration Board;
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years practical experience in road planning, design, construction and maintenance;
  • Have exposure to procurement systems and processes as used by Government of Kenya; and
  • Should have superior communication and interpersonal skills; and Leadership skills.
Legal Officer
Ref No. ENG/KRB/09/10(2)
Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Ensure regulations that govern the operations of the Board are complied with at all times;
  • Assisting in preparation and circulation of Agenda and facilitate smooth running of Board
  • Meetings and preparation of minutes in a timely manner;
  • Manage the Board’s litigation cases in liaison with Attorney General or other Board’s external lawyers,
  • Ensuring that signed and confirmed minutes are filed.
  • Vetting all contracts or agreements proposed to be entered into between the Board and a third party;
  • Assisting in managing the corporate planning of the Board
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Law
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years relevant post qualification experience; exposure to the public sector will be an added advantage;;
  • Exposure to a computerized environment.
  • Excellent business communication and report writing skills.
  • Good appreciation of strategic planning processes.
Financial Auditor
(1 Post)
Ref No. ENG/KRB/09/10
Key duties and responsibilities include the following
  • Carrying out financial, performance, and investigative audits on road agencies to assess compliance with standards and specifications of works;
  • Reviewing and assessing operational, financial managements systems, policies, procedures, guidelines of road agencies and recommending improvements.
  • Gathering, collating and analyzing financial data and reports to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the application of KRB fund;
  • Conducting post audit reviews to establish extent of implementation of recommendations.
  • Carrying out agencies’ risk assessment and evaluation of the risk as part of the audit process to ensure potential risks are identified and improvements suggested;
  • Conducting budgetary and expenditure analysis of RMLF and suggesting improvements.
Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree in B.com (Accounting, Finance, Economics) or Business Administration; CPA (K) or equivalent qualifications.
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in auditing, accounting, and finance in a reputable professional firm;
  • Three years experience in management position;
  • Self motivated and able to work independently.
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to plan and execute audits.
  • Ability to use computers and related packages
Qualified applicants.are invited to submit written applications with detailed resume indicating education and qualifications, work experience, copies of certificates, your current position, remuneration level, day time contact phone numbers, E-mail and three referees.
The envelopes should be clearly marked KRB and the reference No. of the Post addressed to:
The Executive Director
Kenya Roads Board
P.O. Box 73718-00200
Nairobi
Applications should be received by 28th May 2010.

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