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HR & Admin Manager and Technical Manager Jobs in Kenya

Meru Water and Sewerage Services (Registered Trustees) hereby invite applications from suitably qualified, highly experienced professionals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions.

Human Resource & Administration Manager

Overall purpose of the Job

Reporting to the General Manager, the officer will be responsible for the effectively manage, coordinate, and administer all HR functions and policies relating to employees so as to ensure peaceful industrial relations and enhanced productivity utilization of resources, quality office services and effective office management.

Core Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing HR strategy to meet the institution’s objectives
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring HR policies and procedures to enhance performance.
  • Leading and implementing the management development programs that attracts, nurtures and retain talents
  • Developing and leading manpower planning
  • Ensuring a high performance culture is embedded
  • Leading and managing employee relations
  • Leading the planning and implementation of change initiatives and programmes
  • Managing payroll, workforce administration and Human Resource system
  • Preparing timely and accurate reports and distributing to appropriate users
  • Ensuring effective control of consumable materials as per approved procedures
  • Ensuring security, maintenance and safety of Trust assets
  • Ensuring timely registration and renewal of various statutory requirements.
Qualifications and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
  • Postgraduate Diploma in human resources management
  • At least 5 years working experience in a service utility firm
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
  • Good public relations, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in labour laws, procedures and policies
  • Ability to interpret, find solutions and communicate employee concerns
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and keep a breast in emerging trends in HRM.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • 35 years of age and above
Technical Manager

Overall purpose of the Job

Reporting to the General Manager, you will plan, direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the firm’s operations and maintenance of infrastructure in order to supply water and sewerage services to the required standards and in compliance with the firm’s policy while meeting cost and surpass targets.

Key Assignments:
  • Developing and reviewing departmental policies, strategies and action plans that are in keeping with overall mission and objectives of MEWASS.
  • Co-ordinating of rehabilitation, augmentation and extension works on the water supply and sewerage infrastructure.
  • Producing and supplying high quality water to domestic, commercial, institutional and industrial customers in an effective and efficient manner and in compliance with the legal as well as firm’s provisions.
  • Proper collection, treatment and disposal of sewerage in accordance with legal and firm’s provisions and at minimal costs.
  • Developing a customer focus to provision of services.
  • Managing the firm’s assets through effective maintenance and repairs, installation and replacement as well as undertaking technical audits.
  • Preparing comprehensive departmental reports, including engineering budgets to facilitate decision-making.
  • Responsible for developing of departmental staff through supervision, appraising and identifying their training and development needs.
Requirements and desired skills:
  • B. Sc holder in Civil or Water Engineering from a recognized university and preferably registered by the Engineer’s Registration Board (ERB) and/or member of Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
  • Minimum 8 years experience in successful operation and maintenance of water supply and sewerage infrastructure and having demonstrated high standard of professional competence and administrative ability.
  • Computer literacy a must, including use of relevant engineering software.
  • 35 years of age and above.
Attractive remuneration package commensurate with the above qualification and experience requirements will be offered to the successful applicant.


Interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their Hard copy applications along with copies of their academic and professional certificates stating salary expectations, accompanied by detailed CV, telephone contact, e-mail address and three (2) referees to the General Manager to reach by 25th July, 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

The General Manager
Meru Water and Sewerage Services
P.O. Box 859, 60200 Meru

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