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Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position:



System Analyst (Intranet and Web Design)
1 Post

Reporting to System Analyst - MIS

Job Profile
·                     Design and develop the architecture, layout and functionally of KPC Website.
·                     Coordinate the gathering of information for placement on web pages.
·                     Maintain site/content inventory by ensuring published content is current.
·                     Support and maintain web applications and web pages.
·                     Check web page quality, accessibility and usability.
·                     Troubleshoot and resolves operational issues of a website.
·                     Audit and map site content periodically.
·                     Coordinate content review process; update the content and layout of web pages.
·                     Act as the first point of contact for content changes and feedback from web users.
·                     Prepare reports on the performance of the website.
·                     Write technical and end-user documentation for web applications.
·                     Ensure that web pages follow required standards and KPC policies and procedures and checking that copyright clearances and other legal requirements are satisfied.
·                     Promote the use of the Web to automate business functions.
·                     Maintain KPC customer portal.
·                     Maintain KPC intranet.

Key Competencies
·                     Demonstrated good knowledge in the architecture and layout of complex web pages.
·                     Good knowledge of development and maintenance of web sites.
·                     Good knowledge of Databases and programming languages.
·                     Stay current with emerging trends and technological advances in the web design industry.
·                     Technical skills on PHP, PERL, Java script, Photoshop, HTML/XHTML, and Dreamweaver.

Person Profile
·                     Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
·                     Certification in JAVA/.NET or other web technologies.


Senior Human Resource Officer (Performance Management)
1 Post

Reporting to the Assistant Manager (Performance Management)

Job Profile
·                     Administer employee compensation through appropriate benefit schemes.
·                     Develop, update and interpret human resources policies and procedures in consultation with the Assistant Manager Performance Management
·                     Ensure implementation of the incentive scheme as per Policy.
·                     Maintain Individual and Organizational Performance Data base
·                     Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams
·                     Prepare quarterly progress reports showing achievements of the departmental function against planned targets as well as providing justification for performance variances and also defining areas of improvement.
·                     Ensure compliance with organizational policies and regulations
·                     Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness

Key Competencies
·                     Considerable knowledge of office procedures including Knowledge of filing systems and office organisation
·                     Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
·                     Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
·                     Ability to maintain confidentiality of information obtained in the course of work.
·                     Ability to deliver Kenya pipeline Company’s articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivates staff to join change efforts.
·                     Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends through continuing professional education, especially in Human Resources Management.
·                     Ability to administer staff benefits and facilitating HR procedures

Person Profile
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Human Resource Management
·                     Minimum six (6) years relevant experience.
·                     Post Graduate Qualification in Human Resource Management
·                     Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. IHRM, KIM.

Engineer (Operations)
1 Post

Reporting to the Assistant Operations Manager


Job Profile
·                     Ensure safe and efficient receipts of products.
·                     Ensure that product transfers to OMC’s are carried out accurately and efficiently.
·                     Follow up on equipment defects and programmed maintenance to ensure they are accomplished and equipment safely handed over for Operations use
·                     Arrange for month-end stock taking.
·                     Prepare specifications for material procurement; carry out evaluations and material inspections.
·                     Ensure availability of consumable stock items in the stores.
·                     Ensure corrosion inhibitor dosage in the right quantity to achieve the required concentration for pipeline internal protection.
·                     Ensure adherence to safety procedures in the depot.
·                     Prepare weekly and monthly reports covering product receipts and deliveries and other pertinent issues at the depot.
·                     Provide training to new staff, students on attachment and visiting institutions.
·                     Provide technical leadership to teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
·                     Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
·                     Conduct training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high quality services.
·                     Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams.
·                     Ensure good customer relations are maintained with OMCs and Maintenance Sections.
·                     Develop proposals for Budget consideration, prepare specifications for material procurement; carry out procurement evaluations and material inspections and ensure adequate availability of consumable stock items.
·                     Prepare the necessary reports for product movements and inventories in a timely manner.
·                     In liaison with Assistant Operations Manager/Senior shift Engineer, ensures proper deployment of shift staff, leave arrangements and payment of allowances.
·                     Maintain good house-keeping within the tank farm, interceptor and control room as to ensure safety.
·                     Maintain meter calibration program in liaison with the Assistant Operations Manager.

Key Competencies
·                     Considerable knowledge and understanding of KPC requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in engineering and oil sector.
·                     Well-developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
·                     Flexibility and responsiveness in handling operations and training in measurements and custody transfer and engineering issues.
·                     Sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of an engineering problem.
·                     Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in Petroleum Products through continuing professional development.
·                     Proficiency in computer applications used in engineering.
·                     Demonstrated technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
·                     Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change, and motivate staff to accept change.
·                     Ability to empower staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management rather than direct supervision.

Person Profile
·                     Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil Engineering or recognized equivalent.
·                     Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience.
·                     Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
·                     Membership to IEK.


Senior Human Resource Officer (HURIS)
1 Post

Reporting to the Assistant Manager (HR Services)

Job Profile
·                     Ensure accuracy of data entered into the SAP HR/Payroll module.
·                     Ensure that newly recruited employees are confirmed.
·                     Coordinating Staff leave, shift in line with respective Departmental/Sections annual leave plans and shift notification.
·                     Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of employees in the Section.
·                     Adhering to the Budget and the Strategic Corporate Plan.
·                     Adhering to applicable statutory requirements.
·                     Maintain the Staff establishment
·                     Ensure the recruitment process is executed smoothly as per Company policy and applicable legislation.

Key Competencies

·                     Strong interpersonal skills including communication, influencing and negotiation skills
·                     Proficiency computer applications including computerized HR information systems and other relevant software packages
·                     Ability to identify talent both internally and outside the company
·                     Ability to take personal responsibility for dealing with employee issues
·                     Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in human resource development through continuing professional education programmes
·                     Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
·                     Ability to maintain confidentiality of information obtained in the course of work.
·                     Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulate vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivates staff to join change efforts.

Person Profile
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Human Resource Management
·                     Minimum years six (6) years relevant experience.
·                     Post Graduate Qualification in Human Resource Management.
·                     Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. IHRM, KIM


Senior Human Resource Officer (Resourcing)
1 Post

Reporting to the Assistant Manager (HR Services)

Job Profile
·                     Conduct analyses to determine staffing numbers, skills and needs to meet the organization’s objectives.
·                     Maintain contacts within the community and institutions of higher learning, to search for promising job applicants.
·                     Ensure the recruitment process is executed smoothly as per Company policy and applicable legislation.
·                     Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of employees in the Section.
·                     Adhering to the Budget and the Strategic Corporate Plan

Key Competencies

·                     Strong interpersonal skills including communication, influencing and negotiation skills
·                     Proficiency computer applications including computerized HR information systems and other relevant software packages
·                     Ability to identify talent both internally and outside the company
·                     Ability to take personal responsibility for dealing with employee issues
·                     Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in human resource development through continuing professional education programmes
·                     Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.
·                     Ability to maintain confidentiality of information obtained in the course of work.
·                     Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulate vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivates staff to join change efforts.

Person Profile
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Human Resource Management
·                     Minimum years six (6) years relevant experience.
·                     Post Graduate Qualification in Human Resource Management.
·                     Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. IHRM, KIM


Assistant Manager (Transport & Logistics)
1 Post

Reporting to the Administration Manager

Overall Job Purpose: He/she will develop and implement all transport, logistics and maintenance policies for the company fleet.

Job Profile
·                     Heading transport, workshop and maintenance section as the key accounting officer.
·                     Supervising the Administration and fleet maintenance officers.
·                     Setting and ensuring achievement of performance targets and indicators for all the sectional staff.
·                     Adhering to the Budget and the Strategic Corporate Plan.
·                     Working under the direction of the Administration Manager.
·                     Coordinate transport requirements and vehicle repair in liaison with administration officers and station controllers.

Person Profile

·                     Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Social Sciences.
·                     Minimum years eight (8) years relevant experience.
·                     Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. KIM, IHRM.

Other Competencies
·                     Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds.
·                     Proven track record and ability to manage change and interpersonal conflict.
·                     Considerable knowledge of administration policies, systems and procedures.
·                     Ability to evaluate and plan work for administrative staff.
·                     Understanding of the purpose, background and policies of Kenya Pipeline Company and understanding of the roles of other staff.
·                     Must have good planning and organizational skills.
·                     Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
·                     Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in administration through continuing professional education programmes.

How to Apply

Suitable qualified candidates should apply in confidence to the addressed below by 5th August, 2014 enclosing CV’s with full details of education background, professional qualifications, relevant experience and attach copies of certificates.

Applications may also be deposited at out Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza, Ground Floor in the Application Box or posted to:

The Managing Director
Kenya Pipeline Company Limited
P.O. Box 73442 – 00200
Nairobi

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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