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Recruitment at NWCPC (2 Positions)

National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) was established under the State Corporations’ Act, Chapter 446 of the Laws of Kenya vide Legal Notice 270 of 24th June, 1988 and is charged with the role of developing water infrastructure in the country.

Following the enactment of the Water Act 2002, the Corporation’s roles changed and it assumed
the following new mandate:
  • To develop state schemes and spearhead dam construction for water supplies, flood control and other multi-purpose uses, land drainage and construction of dykes.
  • To carry out ground water recharge using flood water.
  • To develop new, retain existing and expand bulk water supply to Water Service Boards and other Water Service Providers.
  • To drill and equip boreholes.

The Corporation is seeking to recruit suitable, self driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified personnel to fill the following vacant positions:

Job Title: General Manager – Corporate / Legal Services

Grade / Scale:
 NWC 11

Vacancy No:
 NWCPC/04/2011-12

Position Vacant:
 1 Post

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will be the head of the department and his/her duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Co-ordinating corporate communication duties such as publicity, advertising, customer care, speeches, special correspondences and the Corporation’s newsletter.
  • Co-ordinating protocol matters and maintaining a good corporate image of the Corporation.
  • Advising on legal and regulatory matters constitution of the Board, stakeholders meetings and advising on corporate governance.
  • Ensuring safe custody of collaterals, chattels and other properties of the Corporation.
  • Co-ordinating issuance of legal undertakings, Board meetings and liaising with external lawyers.
  • Undertaking budgetary and human resources planning for the department.
  • Facilitating proper on-the-job training for all officers in the department as well as supervising, guiding, training and developing staff under him/her.
Required Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • Must have Masters degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Must possess a current law practicing certificate.
  • Must be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (K).
  • Should have at least 12 years relevant experience, 3 of them at a senior management level.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record in leadership and management at senior level.
  • Competency in computer application skills.
Job Title: General Manager – Human Resources & Administration

Grade / Scale:
 NWC 11


Vacancy No:
 NWCPC/05/2011-12

Position Vacant:
 1 Post

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Managing Director, the General Manager will be the head of the department and his/her duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Overseeing all recruitment matters, promotion, remuneration, staff training and development, and staff welfare and industrial relations matters and performance management.
  • Ensuring proper design and maintenance of Human Resources Information Systems.
  • Ensuring regular review of terms and conditions of service for staff.
  • Ensuring professional career Planning and succession management.
  • Overseeing the management of administration services, namely office services, registry services, management of assets and other allied functions.
  • Revision/design of appropriate human resources management and administration policies, procedures and processes.
  • Ensuring high standards of discipline amongst staff and that disciplinary procedures are applied uniformly and fairly.
  • Ensuring proper implementation of staff retirement and pension schemes.
Required Qualification and Experience
  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Social Sciences from a recognized University.
  • Must have a Masters degree in Human Resource Management.
  • Must have a Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Should have at least 12 years experience in human resource management field, 3 of them at a senior management level.
  • Must be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (K).
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record in leadership and management at senior level.
  • Competency in computer application skills.
Terms of offer:

The appointment will be on a 3 year renewable contract subject to performance.

Successful candidates will enjoy an attractive package commensurate with qualification and experience.

Interested and qualified candidates for any of the above positions should send their applications enclosing certified copies of the following:
  • Academic/professional certificates and testimonials.
  • A detailed CV stating details of day telephone contacts, e-mail address, current position and remuneration.
  • Names and contact of three (3No.) referees.
To the following address on or before 10th January, 2012 at 2.00pm Kenyan time:

The Managing Director
National Water Conservation &
Pipeline Corporation
P. O. Box 30173 – 00100
Nairobi

Only short listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification.
 

NWCPC is an equal opportunity employer.



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