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Jobs and Vacancies in Busia Water Co. Kenya

Busia Water and Sewerage services Company Limited (BUWASSCO) is a County Corporation under the Busia Water and Sewerage Services Act 2015 (section 4(2)), and is registered under the Companies Act (Cap 486) of the Laws of Kenya. 

Its mandate is to provide water and sewerage services to the residents of Busia County. 

To fulfil this role, BUWASSCO is seeking to recruit a highly skilled, results oriented and self-driven professional with relevant experience in the following field:
Finance and Administration Manager

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Reporting to the Managing Director, the Finance and Administration Manager will provide strategic leadership in managing the administration functions of the company as well as ensuring effective application of applicable financial policies and procedures in liaison with the Managing Director

Job Description;
·                     Formulation and implementation of sound financial and accounting policies and procedures.
·                     Managing the annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the Managing Director.
·                     Administering and reviewing all financial plans and budgets, monitoring progress and changes, and keeping senior management abreast of the company’s financial status
·                     Formulation and implementation of strategic measures to improve water supply and revenue collection and utilisation
·                     Managing the company’s cash flow and forecasting and ensuring that cash flow is steady to support operational requirements
·                     Implementing a robust financial management and reporting system and ensuring that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered
·                     Effectively communicating and presenting the critical financial matters to the Board of directors through the Managing Director
·                     Ensuring staff performance initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
·                     Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time.
·                     Ability to raise funds
Qualification and Experience:
·                     A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce- Finance Option from a recognised institution.
·                     Holder of CPA K or equivalent
·                     Master’s degree ¡n any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.
·                     Registered with institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and registration of Accountants Board of Kenya (RAB)
·                     Have 8 years’ experience
·                     Have high integrity and fulfil the chapter 6 requirements of the Constitution of Kenya.
·                     The Job is a 3 year contract.

Technical Services Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Technical Services Manager will be responsible for the maintenance of water production and distribution systems, and the wastewater collection and treatment facilities through administrative, supervisory and technical work related to planning and directing daily activities of mechanical, electrical and instrumentation maintenance staff.

Job description:
·                     Coordinating all technical matters relating to corporate planning, design and implementation of water and sewerage services.
·                     Training, motivating, coordinating, and evaluating assigned staff in order to ensure high service levels and correction of deficiencies
·                     Analysing problems, identifying alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implementing solutions in liaison with the Managing Director.
·                     Promoting and developing sustainable and viable water supplies for both urban and rural schemes.
·                     Planning and implementing maintenance and improvement projects and ensuring design and construction standards are adhered to and maintained
·                     Ensuring the effective use of all personnel, equipment, and facilities.
·                     Preparing and submitting reports through the Managing Director as required by statutory bodies and national laws and regulations
·                     Implementing safety awareness programming in accordance with company policy and Environment and Safety guidelines.
·                     Ability to raise funds
·                     Performing any other duties as assigned from time to time
Qualifications and Experience
·                     A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Water, Irrigation or civil Engineering from a recognised institution
·                     Post graduate qualification in a relevant field will be an added advantage
·                     Training and experience in developing and implementing Water Safety Plans will be an added advantage
·                     Minimum experience of 8 years in water and sewerage development, operation and maintenance with a minimum of 3 years related supervisory experience.
·                     Demonstrated management and administrative skills backed by leadership qualities
·                     Ability to critically assess situations, solve problems, work effectively under stress, within deadlines, and in emergency situations 
·                     Have high integrity and fulfil chapter six requirements of the Constitution of Kenya
·                     Member of a relevant professional body (e.g. the institution of Engineers of Kenya)
·                     The Job is on a 3 years contract.

Managing Director

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The Managing Director is the Chief Executive Officer answerable to the Board of Directors.
Job Description:
1.           Providing strategic direction and leadership.
2.           Coordinating and implementing all activities of the company in line with the policies approved by the Board.
3.           Formulating policies on core functional areas of the board for approval.
4.           Development and implementation of strategic and business plan including preparation of Annual Work Plan and Budgets.
5.           Ensure proper management and operation of the institution on daily basis.
6.           Ensure compliance with the Government Legal directives
Minimum Qualifications and Experience;
1.           Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Commerce or a related discipline from a recognized institution and a member of a professional body.
2.           A Master’s in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
3.           Minimum of 10 (ten) years’ experience in a busy commercial utility environment with 3 years being in senior management level. 
4.           Demonstrate leadership qualities, proper experience in dealing with change in an organization.
5.           Have a record of proper performance, self-driven, result oriented and possess excellent public relations and customer oriented skills.
6.           Fulfill requirement of Chapter Six of the constitution of Kenya.
7.           The job is on a 3 years contract.
How to Apply
The applicant must provide the following:
1.           Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance
2.           Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate
3.           Credit Reference Bureau Certificate
4.           Certificate of Good Conduct
5.           Certified copies of academic certificates
6.           KRA Tax Compliance Certificate
Interested applicants should forward their applications including detailed curriculum vitae containing copies of certificates, testimonials, name and address of three referees.

All application should be sent on or before 19th October, 2017 to the:

Board of Directors,
Busia Water and Sewerage Services Company Limited,
P. O. Box 392-50400, Busia (K).

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