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Government Jobs in Kenya – WASREB

The Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) is a statutory body charged with economic and service regulation of the water services sector. 

WASREB sets rules, standards and guidelines to ensure that water services are provided in an effective and efficient manner with a view to protecting consumer interests.

To strengthen our institutional capacity, we wish to recruit highly motivated professionals to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Human Resource Officer 


Job Purpose: 
This Position is responsible for developing, advising on and implementing policies relating to the effective use of personnel within an organization. 

He/ she will assist the Human Resources Manager in executing the HR and Administration Functions

Key Duties / Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Administer and monitor utilization of the organisations staff leave benefits to ensure that compliance with the applicable internal policies and legislation.
  • Manage the organisations medical and welfare scheme in line with established policies.
  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, induction and reference checks for new employees so as to ensure compliance with applicable legislation and internal policies.
  • Maintain and update the staff database (manual and electronic) so as to ensure accessibility of up to date staff data.
  • Monitor and follow-up the performance management activities/calendar to ensure adherence by staff and management to timelines.
  • Review and update HR and administrative forms in line with HR policies.
  • Take part in the staff disciplinary process in line with the organisations disciplinary code.
  • Provide support to management and staff on the interpretation of HR policies to ensure appropriate application of the policies and safeguard the Corporation’s and staff interests’
  • Monitor implementation of staff development programs to ensure staff and management accomplish their development plans satisfactorily.
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes/Skills)
a) Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, human resource, economics or related field from a recognized university
b) Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage
  • Registration with the relevant professional body will be an added advantage
c) Previous relevant work experience required
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience
d) Functional Skills and behavioral Competencies/Attributes
  • Knowledge of Kenya Labor Laws
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Excellent writing, Oral communication, Analytical and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Persuasion, negotiation, Planning and organizing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel
  • IT Savvy

Job Title: Internal Auditor - Technical Audits

Job Purpose: This position is responsible for carrying out internal audit assignments that includes but not limited to 
  • assessing compliance with performance standards in achieving value for money in the water sector; 
  • providing independent assurance to the Board of Directors and Management on the implementation and effectiveness of the internal control systems; 
  • conducting internal audits related to technical systems and processes that support regulation of water services and 
  • executing internal audit plans in order to enable the internal audit department deliver on its objectives.
Key Duties / Responsibilities / Tasks
  • Carry out ad hoc appraisal, investigation, inspections and reviews
  • Identifies areas that have lapses in approved standards and recommend appropriate interventions.
  • Assess compliance with established standards for design, construction and operation and maintenance of water services facilities.
  • Verify the reliability and integrity of water sector operational data.
  • Appraise the use of resources with regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Review the adequacy of controls established to ensure compliance with policies, plans procedures, and objectives
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the system of risk identification and management and suggest improvements as appropriate.
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly departmental reports.
Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
a) Academic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in either Civil Engineering, Water and Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Process Engineering, or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university
b) Professional Qualifications/Membership to Professional bodies
  • CPA Finalist will be an added advantage
  • Registration with relevant professional body will be an added advantage
c) Previous relevant work experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in a busy organization
d) Functional Skills and Behavioral Competencies
  • IT Savvy
  • Excellent analytical and Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership/supervisory skills
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Flexibility to travel
Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) Requirements;
Applicants must also submit copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies;
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (CID)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Reporting Relationship: This position reports to the Internal Audit Manager.
Terms and Conditions of Service: This position is on permanent and pensionable terms of service

How to Apply
The closing date is 4th July 2016 at 5 pm.

Applications must be sent via email to with ONLY THE JOB TITLE as spelt out in this advert as the subject line.

Wasreb is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Youths, Women and Person’s with disability to apply. 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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