KPLC Jobs in Kenya

Our client, Kenya Power owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers.

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers.

KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit results oriented individuals with vision and creativity to fill the following management positions who will report to various Managers.

Chief Security Officer, Regions 
(5 Posts)
Job Ref: HR: KP1/5CB/691
Reporting to the Manager, Security Services, the Chief Security Officer, Regions will be responsible for securing and safeguarding company assets and resources in the Region. 

The key responsibilities for this position are;-
  • Overseeing implementation of security measures and regulations by employees and customers in the Region.
  • Safeguarding security of Company assets against theft, pilferage, damage, misuse or sabotage.
  • Liaising with law enforcement agencies to ensure effective execution of security services
  • Sensitising internal and external customers on matters of general security, crime prevention and fraud control.
  • Supervising contracted and seconded security personnel to ensure value for money.
  • Undertaking security intelligence surveys and recommending necessary interventions.
  • Undertaking investigations of motor accidents involving Company vehicles and taking the necessary actions.
  • Evaluating changes to the regional security environment for impact and presenting findings to regional management.
  • Carrying out risk assessments and making recommendations to management.
  • Coordinating investigations on all acts of crime or any losses incurred against the Company and taking necessary action.
  • Implementing strategies on business continuity planning, privacy, loss prevention and fraud prevention.
  • Overseeing and coordinating security efforts across the region including information technology, human resources, communications and facilities management.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Diploma in Criminology/Forensic Science or related field
  • Military/Police/National Youth Service Training/Protective Security Industry Training
  • 9 years work experience
Key Competencies
  • Thorough understanding of Company business
  • Strong Communication & Negotiation Skills
  • Attention to details
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
How to Apply
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Chief Marketing Officer, Market Research 
(1 Post)
Job Ref: HR: KP1/5CB/672
Reporting to the Manager, Sales & Marketing, the Chief Marketing Officer, Market Research will be responsible for undertaking studies on requirement, pricing and availability of electricity to meet customer needs.

The key responsibilities for this position are;-
  • Devising methods and procedures for obtaining customer data related to electricity consumption.
  • Gathering market data on trends of energy usage.
  • Analyzing marketing research data and making recommendations for adoption and interventions.
  • Spearheading research on customer behavior and recommending appropriate actions.
  • Identifying and monitoring competition and any changes in the industry that may affect the business.
  • Creating specialized reports for deliverables that highlight key market trends, strategic implications and actionable recommendations.
  • Making periodic presentations on market research findings to management.
  • Nurturing relationships with external market research partners for information sharing and collaboration.
  • Participating in outreach and collaborative activities to influence power customer behavior.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor degree
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing
  • Member, Chattered Institute of Marketing
  • 9 years working experience
Key Competencies
  • Thorough understanding of Company business
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to apply online

When applying, quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your day and evening telephone numbers, e mail addresses and names of address of three referees.

Your application should reach by Friday 27th February 2015.

Only applications received online will be processed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification