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Project Engineer, Finance Officer and Procurement Officer Jobs in Kenya

Tanathi Water Services Board is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation created under Section 51 of the Water Act, 2002 vide Legal Notice No. 69 dated 4th June, 2008.

The Board has the legal mandate of ensuring efficient and economical provision of water services within its area of jurisdiction which covers Kajiado, Makueni, Machakos and Kitui Counties.

The Board is now seeking to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

Project Engineer (2 No.)

Job Responsibilities
  • Planning and design of water & sewerage infrastructures
  • Preparation of proposals for investment plan
  • Preparation of proposals to donors for funding
  • Evaluation of proposals for tender documents
  • Supervision of consultancy Services.
  • Supervision of civil engineering works
  • Preparation of payment certificates
  • Review of consultant certificates
  • Facilitation of appraisal missions
  • Adhering to design and construction standards
  • Developing new water & sewerage schemes
  • Feasibility studies( Carrying out) and supervision of Projects
  • Monitoring & Evaluation of projects.
  • Project appraisal & proposals formulation
  • Institutional support to WSPs/ community schemes
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Must have a University degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • At least 10 years experience in a busy organization, 4 years of which must have served in a Senior Management position
  • Experience in management of water and sanitation services which include project planning, design, monitoring and implementation of contracts and knowledge of water sector reforms
  • Proven and demonstrated leadership, integrity , managerial and administrative skills
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in AUTOCAD
  • Proven ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • A registered Engineer with ERB and corporate member of IEK will be an added advantage.
  • Aged 35 years and above
Finance Officer

Job Responsibilities
  • Efficient accounting systems
  • Efficient utilization of resources
  • Maintenance of accurate accounting records
  • Ensuring timely and accurate preparation of the payroll
  • Inputting data into computer systems
  • Analyzing performance in terms of revenue and expenditure
  • Preparing accounting statements as required
  • Safe custody of accountable documents
  • Ensuring timely remittance of the statutory requirements to various bodies e.g. KRA, NHIF, SACCOs, RBA e.t.c.
  • Recording cash books and ledgers and ensuring accuracy of the same
  • Ensuring that cash/ cheque received is banked as per approved procedures
  • Ensuring preparation of accurate payment vouchers
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Under graduate Degree in Finance, economics and Accounting or its equivalent
  • CPA (K)
  • Registered member of ICPAK
  • Experience 10 years
  • Aged 35 years and above
Procurement Officer

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage the procurement / supplies and all the related processes
  • Coordinate the procurement planning through liaison with respective departmental heads
  • Procure goods and services for all departments
  • Prepare tendering documents and /or quotations
  • prepare reports for the tender committee
  • Process tenders and ensure compliance with procurement procedures
  • Maintain a list of preferred/ approved suppliers
  • Ensure Security and proper management of procurement documents.
  • Ensure value for money by observing professional and ethical procurement practices
  • Initiating linkages among Institutions in implementation of education for sustainable development (ESD) in the project area.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Supplies management option) or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or their equivalent.
  • Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies.
  • Shown merit and professional competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Good leadership, good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Served satisfactorily in a comparable position in a reputable institution with at least 3 years experience.
  • Supervisory/ management skills
  • Proficiency in Computer applications.
Interested candidates who meet the prescribed job requirements for the positions should forward their application enclosing copies of the following:
  • Academic, professional certificates and testimonials
  • Detailed curriculum vitae including details of telephone contacts, e-mail address, current position and remuneration.
  • Name and contacts of three referees to,
The Chief Executive Officer
Tanathi Water Services Board
K.I.D.P Building
Kalawa Road,
Private Bag-90200,

Telefax: +254 044-4422416



So as to be received on or before 7th October 2011 at 4:00 pm

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