Check your search results here

Chief Administrative Officer Career – Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Roads established by the Kenya Roads Act, 2007 with the core mandate of management, development, rehabilitation and maintenance of all public roads in the cities and municipalities in Kenya except where those roads are national roads.
As the leading Government Agency with the above mandate, we wish to competitively fill the positions below with suitably qualified Kenyans as follows:
Chief Administrative Officer
Ref: KURA/HR&A/11/07 – JG 7 – [1 POST]


The successful candidate will report to the Manager (Human Resource & Administration)
Job Summary
The job holder will be managing, coordinating and administering all the Administration and Management Support functions and policies in the Authority so as to ensure enhanced productivity.
Key Responsibilities
·         Ensure effective and efficient performance of administration related activities including transport, office space, meetings scheduling, Supervision of staff in the section, contracted/outsourced workers management, security and general office supplies e.t.c.
·         Facilitate mobility and up to date maintenance of the Authority’s fleet and buildings.
·         Ensure up to date maintenance of the Authority’s major vehicle records and renewal of various licenses and insurance covers.
·         Provide administrative assistance to the regions and serve as a link person for broader administration support between the headquarters and regional offices.
·         Ensure proper staff and administrative records.
·         Coordinate responses to emergencies e.g. electricity failures, water, leakages, defective locks e.t.c. with approved service providers.
·         Coordinate provision of office supplies to officers.
·         Ensure adequate supervision of transport personnel.
·         Coordinate and advise on general outsourcing requirements for HR and administration services.
Qualifications and Competencies
·         A Social Science Degree from a recognized university.
·         Membership of a professional body essential.
·         Minimum five (5) years relevant working experience three (3) years of which should have been at management level.
·         Knowledge of transport/fleet management and asset management.
·         Computer proficiency.
·         Must possess analytical and problem solving skills.
·         Strong interpersonal relations and communication skills.
·         Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams and achieve set targets through team work.
The successful candidates may be required to work either at the Headquarter Offices or any of the Regional Offices as may be required. If you don’t hear from us by 15th of May 2011 please consider yourself unsuccessful.
Only candidates who meet the set criteria should submit applications together with their updated CVs including details of their day time contacts, current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees, while at the same time attaching copies of all certificates and testimonials to be hand delivered or mailed so as to reach the Director General at the address below not later than 11th March 2011 at 5:00PM.
All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked. Only short
listed candidates will be contacted.
The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM Building, Bishops Road
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, Nairobi

You can also visit www.kenyanvacancies.com for more jobs

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here