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Government Jobs in Kenya - AWSB

Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. 

It is mandated to plan and develop / expand infrastructure for bulk water supply and waste water in Nairobi and Kiambu Counties, and Gatanga District in Murang’a County. 

The Board intends to fill the following vacant positions:-

Job Title: Senior Human Resource and Administration Officer

Job Reference: AWSB/SHRO/4/2016
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Head Corporate Services, the job holder will be responsible for the following duties:-
  • Provide leadership in Human Resources and Administration function of Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) in line with corporate objectives and strategies;
  • In conjunction with user departments, identify resources and skills needed to deliver on AWSB strategic plan and coordinate acquisition of those skills through recruitment and selection process, training and employee career management;
  • Implement and update human resources and administration policies, strategies and procedures;
  • Facilitate mainstreaming of performance management system (PMS) and evaluation in accordance with AWSB PMS policy;
  • Oversee mainstreaming of cross cutting issues;
  • Participate in the process of conducting workforce analysis to determine optimum staff numbers and redesign jobs in line with the approved strategic plan;
  • Conduct work environment and staff satisfaction surveys in order to identify areas of improvement;
  • Handle administration of staff leave, benefits administration, insurance, health and safety etc.;
  • Coordinate setting, reporting and evaluation of departmental annual performance contract targets;
  • Provide guidelines and advice to staff on all human resources matters within the established policies, rules and regulations;
  • Develop and implement of HR & Administration function budgets and work plans;
  • Provide logistical support and services to staff in the organization;
  • Ensure HR reports are prepared in compliance with country laws and statutory regulations;
  • Handle administration of staff leave, benefits, insurance, health and safety issues etc.;
  • Oversee the processing of the payroll and ensure timely deduction and remittance of statutory deductions;
  • Manage medical, pension, benefits, welfare and insurance schemes.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or a business related field with a professional qualification in CPS-K or Higher Diploma in HR Management;
  • Must be a member of good standing with the IHRM;
  • A minimum of six (6) years’ relevant working experience, two (2) of which must be at a middle management level with relevant responsibility;
  • Must demonstrate a deep understanding of the laws and legislations governing the Kenya labor market;
  • Result oriented driven individual;
  • Problem solver, optimistic and enjoy assertive communication;
  • Ability to lead teams, innovate and create new concepts;
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate with everyone in the organization;
  • Good analytical, negotiation and presentation skills;
  • Demonstrable proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other relevant software packages;
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable.

Job Title: Senior Economist 
Job Reference: AWSB/SE/4/2016

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Manager Financial Planning & Analysis the job holder will be responsible for the  following duties:-
  • Coordinate development , implementation, monitoring and review of the strategic plan and policies;
  • Coordinate setting, implementation, reporting and evaluation of annual corporate performance contracting process;
  • Carry out economic analysis of investment projects and provide necessary recommendation including providing an opinion on the viability of the projects;
  • Develop, implement and review monitoring and evaluation framework for AWSB;
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of projects and programmes in line with the project objectives;
  • Undertake qualitative and quantitative data analyses in relation to social, economic and environmental data so as to test the effectiveness of AWSB policies, products and/or services and advice on any suitable alternative courses of action;
  • Carry out research and data analysis to enable effective planning and achievement of AWSB’s objectives;
  • Monitor performance and implementation of policies and programs in line with AWSB strategic plan,
  • Carry out analysis on business projection and forecasting;
  • Initiate implementation and appraisal of AWSB development strategies and projects;
  • Plan and coordinate AWSB’s corporate planning activities and economic analysis;
  • Facilitate all departments to prepare, implement and evaluate departmental work plans.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in degree in Economics, or Economics and Mathematics, or Economics and Statistics (Upper Second Class);
  • A minimum of six (6) years’ relevant working experience, two (2) of which must be at a middle management level with relevant responsibility;
  • Member of a recognized professional body;
  • Good oral, written communication and presentation skills;
  • Proficiency and good knowledge in advanced computer applications;
  • Good analytical, negotiation and research skills.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications quoting the title and reference number of the post being applied for and enclose detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, copy of National ID, current position, remuneration, email address and telephone contact plus names and contacts of three (3) referees so as to reach the undersigned on or before 6th July 2016

Chief Executive Officer,
Athi Water Services Board,
Africa-Re Centre, Hospital Road,
P.O. Box 45283 – 00100, 


Athi Water is an equal opportunity employer and all Kenyans in their diversity are encouraged to apply.

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