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Managing Director Job Vacancy in Kenya

Opportunity in the Water Sector

Managing Director

Our client, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Services (Nairobi Water) is a wholly owned subsidiary of City Council of Nairobi.

The organisation is charged with providing water and sewerage services to its residents under an agreed framework that ensures adequate and quality supply of water, affordable tariffs, maintenance and improvement of water and sewerage infrastructure.

Its mission ¡s to ‘provide sustainable water and sewerage services that exceed customer needs’.

In order to achieve its goals, the organization ¡s seeking to recruit a dynamic, qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of 
Managing Director.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director will be the chief executive of the organisation with the responsibility for providing strong leadership and strategic direction through planning, directing and coordinating the operations of the company to ensure the delivery of high quality, timely and efficient services to customers and stakeholders.

Key responsibilities
  • Provide strong leadership in the organisation that will promote and foster a team culture that promotes ethical practices and good governance;
  • Ensure strong strategic and annual planning processes are in place to produce effective plans for approval by the Board as well as ensure implementation of the plans;
  • Develop and manage performance based contracts for the achievement of agreed goals for each of the directorate heads;
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with all legal and statutory requirements;
  • Provide visionary leadership and guidance in the management of the company’s human capital, financial and other resources to ensure effective and efficient utilization;
  • Establish and maintain business centered linkages with stakeholders;
  • Develop and periodically review the corporate plan; and
  • Provide advice to the board on all matters related to water and sewerage services.
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Water or Civil) and a Masters degree or a Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics or Law with a Master of Business Administration degree;
  • At least 10 years relevant management experience at a senior level;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage water and sanitation utilities with sound innovations;
  • Demonstrated experience ¡n change management with exceptional communication, interpersonal and report writing skills;
  • Strong leadership, negotiation, team playing and organisational skills; and
  • Conversant with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act.
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position and can clearly demonstrate you meet the criteria, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, quoting reference number MD—01/09 on the application letter. 

To be considered, your application must be received by 23 September 2011 addressed to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place
P.O. Box 40092 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya


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