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Recruitment at LVNWSB Kenya

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board was established under the Water Act 2002, and is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage within its area of jurisdiction.
The Board seeks to strengthen the management of one of its Water Service Provider covering Kakamega, Khayega, Mumias, Butere, Nambale, Busia and Matayos Water Supplies by recruiting self driven and result oriented candidates to fill the following senior position. 

The position will be stationed in Kakamega.
Executive Secretary
Reporting to the Managing Director, the key result area of the position is to provide administrative and secretarial support.
Key Responsibilities
·                     Provide administrative and secretarial services in the MDs office.
·                     Attend to inquiries in the MDs office appropriately including consulting with relevant authorities.
·                     Make appropriate decisions in daily office matters, handling urgent matters effectively and efficiently.
·                     Maintain sensitive and confidential materials and retrieving them when required.
·                     Receive and attend to official guests.
Minimum Qualifications
·                     Higher Diploma in Secretarial Management (KNEC)
·                     Computer proficiency in MS office applications with minimum typing speed of 50 Words per minute
·                     A minimum of 3 years secretarial experience in a busy organization
·                     Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner
·                     Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·                     Cheerful personality with excellent organizational skills
·                     Creative and innovative team player
·                     Ability to work under pressure, work long hours and under strict deadlines

Internal Audit Manager
Reporting to the Audit Committee of the Board functionally and to the MD administratively.
Key Responsibilities

·                     Evaluate the company’s risk profile and advice the company on the appropriate action.
·                     Develop audit policies and procedures manual.
·                     Executing internal audits in compliance with international standards
·                     Develop audit programs for audit of all areas of company’s operations and preparing audit reports
·                     Appraising adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls
Minimum Qualifications
·                     Bachelors degree in Commerce/Finance, Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized university
·                     Member of relevant professional body (ICPAK,CIA or institute of internal auditors of Kenya)
·                     5 years experience in auditing department in either a public or private firm
·                     Excellent interpersonal, management, communication and report writing skills.
·                     Analytical and decision making skills
·                     Team player
·                     Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications; and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
·                     Knowledge of various accounting software

Manager, Internal Audit and Risk Management
Ref: LVNWSB/HQ/WB/3/14
Reports to: CEO and Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board
Key Responsibilities

·                     Develop and implement audit plans and programs
·                     Carry out independent assessment of the application and compliance with the established corporation policies, procedures and regulations
·                     Effectively checking control systems and procedures
·                     Safeguarding the Board against risk of loss
·                     Prepare audit reports for the CEO and Audit Committee of the Board.
·                     Provide leadership to audit team
Minimum Qualifications
·                     A degree from a recognized university in a business related field
·                     Registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and Institute of Internal Auditors 
·                     Experience and familiarity with computer based accounting and use of computer aided auditing techniques (CAATs)
·                     Good leadership and analytical skills
·                     Good team player
·                     Masters qualification is an added advantage
·                     Have at least 7 years experience in reputable organisation, 5 of which must have been in a senior management position with audit working experience.
Key Skills and Competencies
·                     Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
·                     Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·                     Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the requirements for the above positions are invited to apply attaching their detailed CVs, copies of academic/professional certificates and testimonials stating their current position, remuneration and day time telephone contact, names and contact of three referees, indicating the reference number for the post applied for in the application letter and on the envelope to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board,
Off Kakamega – Kisumu Road, Kefinco House
P.O. Box 673,

Tel: 056 2031552,
Fax: 056 2031506.

Through Post Office, Courier services 

or via email ( or 

or drop the application at the office of the Chief Executives Officer, Lake Victoria North Water Services Board so as to reach not later than 25th August 2014

Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification. 

Only short listed candidates shall be notified.

LVNWSB is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. 

Women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

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