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Kenya Pipeline Company IT Officers, Engineers, Technicians and Senior Electrical Artisan Job Vacancies

Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions.

Chief Information Technology Officer (Service Delivery)

Overall Job Purpose

Reporting to the Information Communication Technology Manager, the purpose of this job is to manage ICT Service Delivery so as to exceed customer expectation in support of KPC business goals.

The task involves overseeing: configuration, service desk, policies, standards, procedures, change, configuration and service level management.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement and maintain a Service Level Management process that includes a Service Catalogue, Service Level Agreements, Operational Level Agreements and regular service reviews with ICT customers.
  • Develop, implement and manage a change control procedure for the ICT team undertaking the role of Change Manager for the department.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a Configuration Management process ensuring that all hardware and software assets are appropriately recorded and managed.
  • Maintain, run and develop an ITIL compliant ICT Service Desk.
  • Manage relationships with vendors for purchases, service and support of all information systems and technology.
  • Business continuity management
  • Any other duties assigned by the ICTM.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • ITIL certification or equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge under an ERP (SAP) an added advantage.
  • Good communicator, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of service management standards, advanced knowledge of computer support, excellent written and communication skills.
  • Be a team player, able to supervise and guide staff under him/her.
  • Have served for a minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience of which three (3) years must be at a senior level.
Chief Information Technology Officer (Information Systems)

Overall Job Purpose

Reporting to the Information Communication Technology Manager, the job is responsible for overseeing the functional and technical development and support of the SAP R/3 ERP System as well as all other application software.

The role involves planning and providing end user application support and development with the ability to communicate with the business about issues and resolutions as well as performing testing to assure that developed products meet business objectives.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to the overall system development team.
  • Work with the business users to define business requirements, determine the best system solutions and implement them.
  • Integrate various enterprise systems to derive maximum value and enhance systems optimal utilization.
  • Define, scope, initiate, implement and monitor system/process enhancements, configurations, interfaces, new solutions and projects to address business needs.
  • Identify reporting requirements and generate reports to support business line requirements.
  • Act as subject matter expert in at least one SAP/R3 technical or functional area, as well as technical knowledge of all phases of project management, requirements analysis and programming.
  • Provide pre and post go-live SAP support and train end users.
  • Any other duties assigned by the ICTM.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems or Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • SAP, ABAP/functional Certification is mandatory.
  • Good communicator, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of software testing practices, business process analysis skills, ERP implementation experience.
  • Five (5) years experience of SAP or other ERP support.
  • Be a team player, able to supervise and guide staff under him/her.
  • Have served for a minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience of which three (3) years must be at a senior level.
Senior Engineer (Civil)

Reporting to the Chief Civil Engineer.

Job Profile
  • Co-ordinate civil works programs and in charge of the Civil Section at the Regional level.
  • Carry out supervision of Civil Section maintenance works.
  • Implement Civil Section projects works as assigned by the superiors.
  • Develop maintenance programmes for civil installations.
  • Develop designs for civil projects works.
  • Prepare tender documents and specifications for civil projects.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university.
  • Registered by the Engineers’ Registration Board of Kenya as an Engineer and a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK) or such recognized professional body.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge, competence to shoulder the professional duties and responsibilities.
  • Be a team player, able to supervise and guide staff.
  • Have served for a minimum of eight (8) years working experience in a busy organization of which 3 years at the senior level.
  • Be computer literate.
Senior Engineer Mechanical

Reporting to the Chief Engineer Mechanical.

Job Profile
  • Co-ordinate design, installation and general maintenance activities of the pipeline according to your area of specialization.
  • Assist in the general administration of the maintenance unit in a pump station.
  • Help in the formulation and review of sound maintenance policies as well as procurement of spare parts for the pipeline.
  • Promptly attending to any breakdowns and emergencies in the section for efficient and effective pumping of petroleum products.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science or Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as an Engineer.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge, competence to shoulder the professional duties and responsibilities.
  • Be a team player, able to supervise and guide staff.
  • Have served for a minimum of eight (8) years working experience in a busy organization at the senior level.
  • Be a computer literate.
Information Technology Officer I (Information Systems)

Overall Job Purpose

Reporting to the Chief Information Technology Officer (Information Systems), the person will be responsible for the design, coding and testing of new and enhanced functionality within the SAP R/3 environment, including data conversion programs, reports, and program developments and extensions.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for reviewing, analyzing, designing and modifying enterprise applications.
  • Write and maintain software design specifications throughout the system life cycle
  • Manage or assist in the management of small to medium sized projects, including the planning, development, implementation and reporting of project status.
  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards.
  • Provide support and training to super users, depots and end users in all areas of reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that MIS data is accurate and available to all stakeholders according to defined access rights via corporate intranet, mobile, website and other reporting systems.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • SAP, ABAP/functional Certification is mandatory.
  • SAP programming or configuration experience is mandatory.
  • Commercial understanding of business processes in any of the following i.e. HR, SD, MM, FIC0 and business intelligence.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Served for a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in a busy ICT industry.
  • Must be able to work across all modules including FI/CO, MM, SD, HR, Workflow and BW.
  • Be a team player.
6. Engineer I (Corrosion)

Reporting to the Chief Engineer (Corrosion Control)

Job Profile
  • Co-ordinate design, installation and general maintenance activities of the pipeline.
  • Assist in the general administration of the maintenance unit.
  • Help in the formulation and review of sound maintenance policies as well as procurement of spare parts for the pipeline system.
  • Promptly attending to any breakdowns and emergencies in the section for efficient and effective pumping of petroleum products.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science or Technology degree in Mechanical or equivalent qualifications from a recognized university.
  • Registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as an Engineer.
  • Ability to handle pipeline rehabilitation works, tank maintenance and general construction works; knowledge in corrosion control activities shall be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge, competence to shoulder the professional duties and responsibilities.
  • Be a team player, able to supervise and guide staff.
  • Have served for a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a busy organization as an Engineer.
  • Be a computer literate.
Information Technology Officer III (Information Systems)

Overall Job Purpose

Reporting to the Chief Information Technology Officer (Information Systems), the person will be responsible for the design, coding and testing of new and enhanced functionality within the SAP R/3 environment, including data conversion programs, reports, and program developments and extensions.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for reviewing, analyzing, designing and modifying enterprise applications.
  • Write and maintain software design specifications throughout the system life cycle.
  • Manage or assist in the management of small to medium sized projects, including the planning, development, implementation and reporting of project status.
  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications in collaboration with internal users and other departments according to system development life cycle standards.
  • Provide support and training to super users, depots and end users in all areas of reporting requirements.
  • Ensure that MIS data is accurate and available to all stakeholders according to defined access rights via corporate intranet, mobile, website and other reporting systems.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • SAP, ABAP/functional Certification is mandatory.
  • SAP programming or configuration experience is mandatory.
  • Commercial understanding of business processes in any of the following i.e. HR, SD, FICO and business intelligence.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Served for a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in a busy ICT industry.
  • Be a team player.
Senior Technician (Instrumentation and Control)

Reporting to Chief Technician (Instrumentation and Control).

Job Profile
  • Supervise maintenance works (both preventive and breakdowns) of I&C installations in the company.
  • Maintain workshop/tools.
  • Prepare maintenance schedules/reports.
Person Profile
  • Higher National Diploma in Telecommunications or Instrumentation and Control or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Have relevant experience of three years (3) at Senior Technician level in a busy environment after graduation with HND.
  • Have demonstrated professional qualities and responsible in work performance.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Capable of organizing work and supervising staff.
  • Be computer literate
Technician II (Instrumentation and Control)

Reporting to Senior Technician (Instrumentation and Control).

Job Profile
  • Assist in implementing maintenance programmes as appropriate.
  • Carry out preventive and breakdown maintenance under supervision of a senior Technician or other senior technical staff.
  • Responsible for house keeping
Person Profile
  • Ordinary Diploma in Telecommunications or Instrumentation and Control or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Served as a Technician in equipment maintenance for at least five (5) years relevant experience in a busy engineering environment gained from a large organization.
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
Technician II (Electrical)

Reporting to the Senior Technician (Electrical).

Job Profile
  • Carry out routine maintenance as per approved maintenance charts.
  • Assist in compilation of maintenance report of tasks carried out.
  • Workshop housekeeping and maintenance of tools.
Person Profile
  • Ordinary Diploma in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • Served as an electrical Technician in a busy organization for at least five (5) years.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Be a computer literate.
  • Have knowledge on supervisory skills.
  • Have good communication skills.
Senior Artisan (Electrical)

Reporting to the Technicians (Electrical).

Job Profile
  • Expected to work under a senior technical staff and will assist in implementing approved maintenance programmes as appropriate.
  • Will carry out preventive and breakdown maintenance under close supervision of a Senior Technical Staff.
Person Profile
  • Final Craft Certificate in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent from Kenya National Examinations Council or National Polytechnic or any other recognized Institution.
  • Served as an Artisan for over six (6) years.
  • Have knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Have good communication skills.
Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the address below quoting the advertised position on both the cover letter and the envelope by 10th June 2011 enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications, relevant experience, day time telephone contact and attach copies of Certificates.

Applications may also be deposited at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza Ground Floor in the Application Box or posted through the address below:

The Managing Director
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
P.O. Box 73442, 00200
Nairobi.

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Any lobbying or Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

KPC is an equal opportunity employer.
Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

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