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Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is a State Corporation whose core mandate is to receive, store, and transport petroleum products from the Port of Mombasa to the hinterland and the East African Region.

The company seeks a suitable candidate to fill the following position: 

Job Title: Integrity, Ethics & Compliance Manager
 
Reporting To: Senior Legal Services Manager
 
Overall Job Purpose: The purpose of this position is to spearhead Integrity Programmes and oversee the Institutionalization of an Ethical Culture in the Company.
 
Reporting to the Senior Legal Service Manager, the Integrity, Ethics & Compliance Manager will be responsible for;-
  • Providing Guidance to Management of Integrity and Ethics Programmes
  • Coordinating, Supervising, Monitoring and Evaluating the Company’s Integrity & Ethics programs
  • Conducting Corruption Risk Analysis and advising Management on necessary interventions
  • Coordinating Head Office and Regional Corruption Prevention Committee Meetings
  • Ensuring adherence to Ethical Procedures in all operating levels of the Company
  • Nurturing relationships with relevant Stakeholders to improve Corporate Awareness regarding Corruption and Economic Crimes
  • Developing and facilitating implementation of Corruption Prevention and Integrity /Ethics Sensitization training programs
  • Providing guidance to Management on how to conduct Corruption Risk Assessments
  • Developing Customer Awareness Corruption Prevention Campaigns
  • Facilitating investigation of Unethical Practices in liaison with respective agencies.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Diploma in Ethics/Integrity/Corporate Governance will be an added advantage.
  • 8 years working experience
Key Competencies
  • Thorough understanding of Company Business
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for Results and Achievement
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

Helicopter Pilot 
1 Post
 
Reporting to Engineering Manager
 
Overall Job Purpose: To provide air services to Engineering department and Security Section as a Platform for enhancing pipeline system surveillance and rapid emergency response.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Perform aerial right of way patrol, surveillance and sanctioned flying duties by Management.
  • Respond to pipeline emergencies.
  • Check on maintenance status, fuel requirements and fuel quantities of Helicopter prior to flight.
  • Prepare flight plans based on weather forecasts and operational Information.
  • Fly helicopter according to established operating and safety procedures, including abnormal and emergency situations.
  • Prepare maintenance schedule and ensure the aircraft is maintained in accordance with the manufacturer and KCAA requirements.
  • Support management in provision of air transport.
  • Prepare progress and annual reports showing achievement of the air wing function and provide justification for performance variances.
  • 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.
  • Participate in the implementation of performance management system and ensure that employees are continuously monitored and measured against realistic but challenging targets aligned to the strategic direction.
  • Provide leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop and implement strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance.
  • 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.
Key Competencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of commercial civil aviation including broad knowledge of international and local standards.
  • Ability to interpret and apply Civil Aviation policies and procedures.
  • Pass a medical examination by a doctor approved by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority.
  • Must have good communication skills with excellent abilities to speak, write and understanding of English and aviation language
  • Must be able to make accurate judgments quickly and remain calm in an emergency.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in piloting through continuing professional education programmes.
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance in aviation industry.
  • Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.
  • Ability to empower staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management rather than direct supervision.
Experience required for appointment
  • Minimum eight (8) years relevant experience
  • Minimum 2000 hours total time with 200 hours total time on type…
  • Helicopter type rating.
Minimum Educational Level
  • KCSE with a mean grade of B+ (Plus) or equivalent
Professional qualifications
  • Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Commercial Pilot License (helicopters)
  • Time on AS350 will be an added advantage.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body

General Manager (Operations & Maintenance)
1 Post
 
Reporting to the Managing Director (CEO)
 
Job Profile
  • Ensuring storage and transportation of petroleum products through the pipeline in the most efficient, safe and economical manner.
  • Ensuring that petroleum products supply logistics programme is maintained.
  • Ensuring maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the pipeline and storage system.
  • Liaising with Oil Marketing Companies and other stakeholders on ullage allocations, product transportation and other operational matters.
  • Advising the Managing Director on changes in operational requirements which may be necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.
  • Ensuring safe and proper equipment and machinery utilizations are achieved.
  • Ensuring proper maintenance schedules are effected to improve on plant and equipment availability and efficiency.
  • Ensuring budgetary provisions are made while expenditure in the department is controlled within agreed budgets.
  • Ensuring submission of all Operations Department Management reports.
  • Ensuring Quality Surveillance procedures are enforced so as to maintain quality of all products in the system.
  • Advising Management on operational and maintenance matters.
  • Liaising with other agencies in forums that deal with quality standards and specification.
  • Respond and attend to all emergencies, in accordance with the emergency procedure.
  • Supervision, preparation, coordination and monitoring of procurement documents for works and services.
  • Identify, plan and implement system improvement to enhance operational performance.
  • Supervision, preparation, coordination and monitoring of budgets for the Division in line with Strategic Corporate Plan.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving organization performance.
  • Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Bachelor of Science degree in any engineering field from a recognized university
  • Be a Registered Engineer with ERB
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior level in a large and busy organization.
  • Membership to relevant professional body – IEK.
Key Competencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil/gas Industry including broad knowledge of local and international standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality control as well as supply logistics.
  • Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.
  • Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous learning, creativity and innovation.
  • Proficiency in computer applications especially those used in quality control, operations and engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical solutions to problems.

General Manager (Infrastructure)
1 Post
 
Reporting to the Managing Director (CEO)
 
Job Profile
  • Responsible for projects management in design, construction, commissioning and handing over to ensure that the company funds are efficiently utilized during all stages of the projects and that they are implemented in accordance with the contract so that they can meet the intended use at best quality.
  • Determine the strategic direction and work priorities within Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Assurance.
  • Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation;
  • Ensure proper running of all engineering projects in KPC through effective guidance to both staff in the Division and external suppliers/contractors.
  • Co-ordinate the design and construction of engineering projects and ensure they are executed in accordance with the contract in a professional manner to guarantee efficiency, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
  • Coordinating with other Divisions to achieve overall objectives of the Company.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical support to line management as appropriate to ensure compliance with related legislation, rules and Company standards.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Bachelor of Science in any Engineering field from a recognized university
  • Be a Registered Engineer with ERB
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior level in a large and busy organization.
  • Membership to relevant professional body – IEK.
Key Competencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industry requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in Oil Industry and/or engineering.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, project management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.
  • Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous learning, creativity and innovation.
  • Proficiency in computer applications especially those used in quality assurance/ control and engineering.
  • Ability to empower staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical solutions to problems.

General Manager (Strategy)
1 Posts
 
Reporting to the Managing Director (CEO)
 
Job Profile
  • Identify and evaluate organizational risk exposure in all Kenya Pipeline Company’s projects and activities in order to devise appropriate strategies and methods aimed at reducing potential loss.
  • Develop tariffs and pricing strategies for petroleum transportation services and drive all business development initiatives.
  • Ensure proper and timely coordination of the company’s strategic plans and Monitoring & Evaluation of Company’s performance.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness
  • Provide professional leadership in the development and implementation of Corporate Strategic plans in order to ensure efficient and cost effective provision of services.
  • Maintain effective communication between staff of all cadres to provide the right working environment for achievement of the Company’s goals.
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Engineering or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior level in a large and busy organization.
  • Membership to relevant professional body.
Key Competencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge of economics, financial management and corporate planning.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial forecasting and monitoring of budgets
  • Strong communication skills including ability to develop proposals, position papers as well as write reports
  • Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous learning, creativity and innovation
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express including financial and statistical packages
  • A strategic thinker with an eye for detail.

General Manager (Human Resource & Administration)
1 Post
 
Reporting to the Managing Director (CEO)
 
Job Profile
  • Develop/review of all Human Resources and Administration policies, standards and strategies.
  • Develop/implement secure, reliable and efficient procedures and staff capacity to meet the needs of the KPC business.
  • Provide professional leadership in the development and implementation of human resource and administration plans and budgets in performance management in order to ensure efficient and cost effective provision of services.
  • Maintain effective communication between staff of all cadres to provide the right working environment for achievement of the Company’s goals.
  • Ensure that the Company has the right staff in terms of skills mix and numbers and that they are motivated for maximum productivity.
  • Ensure that the Company has in place an internally equitable and externally competitive remuneration package.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness
  • Ensure that there is an effective staff training and development plan in place.
  • Ensure compliance with good human resource practices, labour laws and good labour relations with the trade union.
  • Ensure efficient and effective use, and security of the Company assets such as buildings, office equipment and vehicles.
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Company’s performance management systems.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university
  • Be a holder of Post Graduate Diploma in HR
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior level in a large and busy organization.
  • Membership to relevant professional body – IHRM.
Other Competences
  • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • In depth knowledge of human resources and administration policies, systems and procedures
  • Ability to lead staff, including training and conflict management skills
  • Understanding of the purpose, background and policies of Kenya Pipeline Company and understanding of the roles of other staff
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • In depth understanding of labour laws and other relevant legislations.
  • Proven track record and ability to manage change and interpersonal conflict
  • Proficiency in computer applications including computerized HR information systems, email, internet and other relevant software packages
  • Ability to deliver the articulated vision for change to staff members thus being able to create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Ability to take personal responsibility for dealing with employee issues and concerns. Makes self fully available and takes actions beyond normal expectations.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in management through continuing professional education programmes.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical solutions to problems.

General Manager (Company Secretariat &, Corporate Affairs)
1 Post

Reporting to the
 Managing Director (CEO)

Job Profile
  • Act as Legal advisor to the Managing Director and the Board on legal, corporate communications and security matters affecting the Company.
  • Provide company secretarial services to the Company
  • Participate in the formulation and development of the Company’s Strategic Plan.
  • Plan and monitor division targets and take any necessary remedial actions.
  • Monitor all aspects of the Board Secretariat, Legal services, Corporate Communications and Security Departments with the aim of developing a robust and facilitative legal and regulatory framework for enhancing organizational effectiveness and improving the Company’s image.
  • Provide advice on good corporate governance practices.
  • Attend Board meetings, take minutes of proceedings and disseminate the decisions of the Board of Directors to relevant Division heads for implementation.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of security policies.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness
  • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Liaising with the County governments and other relevant agencies at all levels on matters concerning the Company.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university
  • Be a holder of CPS (K)
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience 5 of which should be at senior level in a large and busy organization.
  • Membership to relevant professional body - LSK & ICPS (K).
Other Competences
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in determining and handling Company Secretariat, Legal Services, Corporate Communications and Security issues.
  • Sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in the Petroleum subsector.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Board and legal matters and an understanding of corporate communication matters.
  • Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change and support staff to embrace change.
  • Ability to empower staff through couching and counseling.
  • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiations skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
Suitably qualified candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to apply in confidence by enclosing CVs with full details of Education background, Professional Qualifications, relevant experience and attach copies of certificates by end of business, 4th March 2015.
 
Qualified candidates will be expected to be tax compliant and to have cleared with HELB, Credit Bureau, CID and relevant professional body. Compliance with Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya is mandatory.

Applications may be deposited in the APPLICATION BOX at our Head Office, Kenpipe Plaza, Ground Floor located on Sekondi Road, off Nanyuki Road, Industrial Area or posted to:

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

Kenya Pipeline Company is an equal opportunity employer and the marginalized groups are encouraged to apply. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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