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Kenya Ports Authority Jobs


Exciting Career Opportunities
 
Our client, the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Transport established by an Act of Parliament in 1978.

KPA’s mandate is to maintain, operate, improve and regulate all scheduled sea ports situated along Kenya’s coast line. 

The focus areas of KPA include capacity expansion, productivity improvement, growth in market share as well as safety and security.
 
In line with its growth and expansion strategy, KPA is seeking highly organized, analytical and self-driven
individuals to fill the following key positions:
 
Project Manager - Lamu Port

1 Post

Ref: PMLPII2II2
 
Reporting to the General Manager - Infrastructure Development, the Project Manager - Lamu Port will oversee a team of consultants supervising the works on site and will be responsible for management and coordination of the construction of the first three berths and associated infrastructure of the Lamu Port.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Coordination of all activities relating to the construction of the first three berths and associated infrastructure of the Lamu Port;
  • Ensuring that the time and cost budgets are adhered to;
  • Managing all contracts and ensuring any contractual disagreements between the various parties are addressed in a timely manner;
  • Ensuring that all set standards and specifications are complied with and met;
  • Developing and submitting periodic reports to KPA, highlighting important milestones and events within agreed timelines; and
  • Ensuring all statutory governmental requirements are complied with.
Skills & attributes:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering or recognized equivalent qualification;
  • Registered Engineer by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK);
  • Minimum post graduate experience of 15 years in design and or supervision of construction of berths, dredging and/or reclamation works or other equivalent construction work of similar complexity and size;
  • Knowledge of and experience in projects dispute resolution procedures;
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Project as well as Civil/Structural Engineering software, e.g. AUTOCAD, STAAD;and
  • Experience in heavy duty pavement yards, building and road works would be an added advantage.
Projects Engineer

3 Posts

Ref: PE112112
 
Reporting to the Head of Projects Development and Management, the Projects Engineer will be responsible for planning and design of the infrastructure related to Projects Development and Management under KPA.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Undertaking studies, designs and preparation of tender documents for Civil Engineering related projects;
  • Undertaking safety audits for infrastructural designs and implementation of associated safety measures;
  • Assisting in preparation of departmental budget and procurement plans;
  • Assisting in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department;
  • Assisting in implementation of policies for the efficient planning, survey services, monitoring, evaluation and socio-environmental management for the infrastructure under the Authority; and
  • Assisting in carrying out planning, collection and management of traffic data.
Skills & attributes:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in civil engineering or equivalent qualification;
  • Registered Graduate Engineer or equivalent recognized by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK);
  • Minimum 3 years post graduate experience in pavement design (rigid and flexible) and construction supervision; materials testing, soils, aggregates, binders; structural designs and construction supervision; and
  • . Proficiency in the use of MS Project as well as Civil/Structural Engineering software, e.g. AUTOCAD, STAAD etc.
If you believe your qualifications and career objectives match any of these exciting roles, please submit your
application with a detailed CV stating your current position, current remuneration level, email, telephone contacts and the reference number for the position applied for to reach us on or before 21 December 2012 addressed to:
 
The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place
Muthangari
P.O. Box 40092 00100, 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Email: esd@deloitte.co.ke

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