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Government Jobs in Kenya – LVSWSB

Lake Victoria South Water Services Board (LVSWSB) was established on 12th March 2004 vide gazette notice No.1714 under the Water Act 2002 as a State Corporation.

It is responsible for the provision of efficient and economical Water and Sanitation Services in Kisumu, Kericho, Bomet, Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, Homa Bay, Siaya and some parts of Nandi and Narok Counties.

The Board wishes to recruit a self driven, result oriented and qualified individual to fill the following vacant post:

Chief Manager Finance (Re-Advertised)


Ref: HR. 2/07/2015

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be on three (3) years renewable contract terms of service and will report to Chief Executive Officer. 

He or she will perform the following duties and responsibilities.
  • Formulation and implementation of sound financial policies, procedures, strategies and systems.
  • Manage financial resources effectively and efficiently through the development of activity based budgets and implementation of strict budgetary control measures.
  • Analyzing the Board’s financial reports and advising management on appropriate financial performance improvement strategies.
  • Manage daily financial transactions and ensures that they are carried out in accordance with acceptable accounting standards and statutory requirements.
  • Work with different departments in the Board in evaluating the budget and ensuring that budgetary provisions are adhered to.
  • Managing all the Board’s internal and external financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting requirements.
  • Overseeing the production of timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financial management accounts and other reports.
Required Qualifications

For appointment to this position the successful candidate must:-
  • Have a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting or Finance Option) from a recognized University
  • Have a CPA (K) and must be a member of ICPAK
  • Have work experience in ERP system or any other similar accounting system.
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (Finance option) from a reputable university is an added advantage.
  • Have at least 10 years experience in finance management in a busy organization with at least 5 years experience in a public institution in a senior level.
  • Experience in management of donor funds will be an added advantage.
  • Have good cash management skills and experience in tax management.
  • Have effectively coordinated internal and external audits in the past.
  • Have a good experience in preparation of final accounts according to the PFM Act.
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on integrity and leadership.  
Please attach copies of compliance certificates from KRA, EACC and HELB and a certificate of good conduct from the CID.

Chief Manager Technical Services (Re-Advertised)


Ref: HR. 1/12/2015 

Duties and Responsibilities 
 

The successful candidate will be on three (3) years renewable contract terms of service and will report to Chief Executive Officer. 

He or she will perform the following duties and responsibilities.
  • Coordinating all technical activities related to Planning, design and construction of Water and Sanitation facilities in the Board area.
  • Ensuring design, construction and maintenance standards are adhered to and maintained.
  • Development and coordination of Boards strategic and business plans for development of water and sanitation infrastructure in the Board area.
  • Designing and implementing strategies for continuous operational efficiency and sustainability of water and sanitation facilities.
  • Developing and contracting sustainable and viable Water Service Providers in urban and rural schemes.
  • Preparation of contract documents, reports and other statutory documents required by Government or development partners.
  • Development of project proposals and liaising with development partners for funding.
  • Ensure effective supervision and monitoring of urban and rural water service providers.
  • Preparing, executing and enforcing compliance to water and sanitation service agreements.
Required Qualifications

For appointment to this post the successful candidate must:-
  • Have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least 10 years’ experience in water and sewerage project design, implementation and management, four (5) years of which should have been in a management position.
  • Have experience in contract management.
  • Be a registered Engineer with EBK and a corporate member of IEK.
  • Be proficient in use of computer packages.
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on integrity and leadership.  
Please attach copies of compliance certificates from KRA, EACC and HELB and a certificate of good conduct from the CID.

Chief Executive Officer
 

Ref: HR. 1/12/2015

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be on three (3) years renewable contract terms of service and will be responsible for the Board of Directors for;
  • The day to day operations and administration of the Board.
  • Formulation and implementation of the strategic plans, business plans, and annual operating budgets;
  • Proper management of funds and property of the Board
  • Establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures.
  • Coordinating and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the Board.
  • Ensuring that there is effective communication between the management and the Board as well as between different levels of management.
  • Ensuring continuous improvements in the quality and value of services provided by the Corporation.
  • Implementation and fulfillment of policies and agreed objectives, performance targets and service standards of the Board.
  • Organizing, controlling and providing leadership to staff.
  • Attending to staff matters including organizational structures, appointments, welfare, training, industrial relations, separation and effective management of succession plans.
  • Maintaining a conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees.
  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenry.
Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:-
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a registered Engineer with ERB and corporate member of IEK.
  • Have at least ten (10) years’ experience in the management of water and sanitation services which includes planning, designing, implementation and monitoring.
  • Have at least five (6) years’ experience in a management position.
  • Have experience in contract management and good administrative and leadership skills.
  • Have proficiency in Information Communication Technology.
  • Must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on integrity and leadership.   
Please attach copies of compliance certificates from KRA, EACC and HELB and a certificate  of good conduct from the CID

How to Apply
If you meet the requirements for any of the above positions, please send your application attaching a detailed CV, certified copies of academic/professional certificates and testimonials stating your current position, remuneration and telephone contact by 15th January 2016, indicating “  Ref; No. of the specific job ” on the envelop to the following address.
 

Applications should be addressed to 

The Chairman, 
Lake Victoria South Water Services Board, 
Lavictors House Off-Ring Road Milimani, 
P. O. Box 3325, 
Kisumu

LVSWSB is an equal opportunity employer

Persons with disability, women and minority groups are encouraged to apply. 


We are committed to the eradication of all forms of corruption in the Board.

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