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Our client, The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc is a well-established and recognized leader in electricity distribution and retail in the region.

KPLC is established as a limited liability company under the Companies Act, Cap 486, Laws of Kenya.
The Company’s key mandate is to purchase bulk electricity supply, distribute and retail electricity to end-user customers throughout Kenya.
KPLC is at the forefront of spearheading accomplishment of Vision 2030.
Kenya Power is seeking to recruit a results driven and highly motivated individual to fill the following exciting and challenging position;
General Manager, Business Strategy
Ref. KPLC/GMBS/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for developing and coordinating implementation of the organisation’s corporate strategic plan.
Key Responsibilities
·         Develop the corporate strategic plan;
·         Devise appropriate strategies to deliver business objectives and plans;
·         Coordinate implementation of the corporate strategic plan;
·         Develop regional business plans in line with the corporate business strategy;
·         Coordinate development of functional business plans in line with the corporate strategic plan;
·         Cascade business strategies and plans to all levels of the company;
·         Drive corporate business performance review and recommending necessary interventions;
·         Coordinate tariff studies to determine the level and structure of electricity tariffs;
·         Forecast energy demand and planning for adequate generation capacity; and
·         Continuously scan the environment in order to develop sound corporate strategic plans.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Arts, Business, Finance, Computer Science, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, or related field from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; be a member of a relevant professional body with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Connectivity Implementation
Ref. KPLC/GMCI/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for providing leadership to the Connectivity Implementation Project in Kenya Power.
Key Responsibilities
·         Design and implement strategies, plans and programs on electricity connectivity;
·         Provide leadership for connectivity initiatives in the company;
·         Drive implementation of connectivity project towards achieving access of 100% by 2022;
·         Ensure implementation of connectivity adheres to required standards; implement effective approaches and innovations to realize connectivity milestones;
·         Nurture partnerships with stakeholders in electricity connectivity;
·         Ensure compliance with legal and statutory provisions in electricity connectivity;
·         Ensure equity in implementation of electricity connectivity; and •• Avail reports on electricity connectivity to stakeholders as required.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; be a registered professional engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary
Ref. KPLC/GMCA/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for providing legal and secretarial services in the company and protecting the company’s interests.
Key Responsibilities
·         Provide secretarial services to the Board of Directors;
·         Advise the Board of Directors on Legal and Corporate Governance matters;
·         Communicate and follow up on implementation of Board of Directors’ resolutions;
·         Induct and train Board members;
·         Participate in the structuring, negotiating and execution of contracts;
·         Advise the Company and ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory matters;
·         Provide shares registration services to shareholders and investors;
·         Implement cost effective insurance services for the business;
·         Keep custody of Company seal and records;
·         Manage litigation in all cases affecting the Company;
·         Develop and implement mechanisms for investigation, prosecution and mitigation of cases involving Company assets and breach of Security in general; and
·         Implement strategies to promote integrity and ethical practices in Company operations.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; be an advocate
of the High Court of Kenya; a member of the Law Society of Kenya with a valid practicing certificate; a fully qualified Certified Public Secretary (CPS) and be a member of Institute of Certified Public
Secretaries of Kenya and of good standing,
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Human Resources and Administration
Ref. KPLC/GMHRA/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for providing advice and guidance on utilisation of the human resource in order to achieve corporate objectives.
Key Responsibilities
·         Formulate and implement human resource strategies to support business plans;
·         Advise management on appropriate human resources management practices to achieve the corporate objectives;
·         Design manpower plans to support current and future business needs;
·         Advise on appropriate organizational structures, business processes and change management to maximize organizational effectiveness;
·         Develop HR plans that ensure availability of requisite staff numbers with prerequisite competencies to enable the company achieve its corporate objectives;
·         Plan and execute employee development, and talent management programmes to improve individual and corporate performance;
·         Implement strategies to enhance employee engagement and productivity within the workforce;
·         Implement remuneration and reward strategies that attract, retain and motivate employees to higher performance;
·         Advise on employee relations and communication strategies to maximize staff involvement and commitment;
·         Ensure human resources policies are implemented consistently and the core values of the Company are upheld; and
·         Provide a safe and conducive work environment in compliance with relevant legislations.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or a related field from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior
management; be a holder of a Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management and a member of Institute of Human Resource Management of Kenya (IHRMK) with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing; A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, ICT
Ref. KPLC/GMICT/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for providing effective ICT services to support business and operational processes.
Key Responsibilities
·         Develop and implement ICT strategies to support business and operational processes;
·         Implement new ICT systems to support business operations;
·         Facilitate continuous development of the ICT infrastructure in line with the changing business environment;
·         Develop and implement ICT security strategies and disaster recovery plans for all business information systems;
·         Implement mechanisms for knowledge transfer and keeping abreast with emerging trends in ICT;
·         Advise management on technological developments in the ICT field to support business processes;
·         Ensure compliance with ICT legal and regulatory requirements; develop and sustain ICT capacity within the workforce;
·         Provide technical support for development of information databases and web based resources;
·         Promote use of cost-effective technologies in business operations;
·         Implement ICT projects for network expansion in line with business strategy; and
·         Maintain external partnerships and supplier relationships to support service delivery.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; be a member of a relevant professional body and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.


General Manager, Network Management and Infrastructure Development
Ref. KPLC/GMNMID/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for effectively managing the network to deliver quality and reliable power.
The role is also responsible for expansion and development of electric power infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities
·         Lead Infrastructure development team responsible for transmission substation capacity;
·         Lead distribution of infrastructure development by improving the quality of supply;
·         Ensure reduction of technical losses;
·         Lead effort to expand the network;
·         Introduce new technologies that will help reduce power losses, operational cost savings, lowered peak demand, new or increased revenue streams;
·         Improve long term growth prospects and improved customer satisfaction;
·         Develop and implement standards for safe operations of the network;
·         Implement system upgrade projects to strengthen the network for enhanced reliability;
·         Champion power network and substation automation;
·         Implement projects to support growth in energy demand; and
·         Plan for network expansion in line with the strategic plan and business dictates.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management;be a registered professional engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Customer Service and Regional Coordination
Ref. KPLC/GMCSRC/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies on effective customer service, revenue collection and brand reputation.
This role is also responsible for coordinating regional operations and ensure achievement of regional performance targets.
Key Responsibilities
·         Provide leadership and guidance to the regional operations;
·         Ensure that company policies, programs, administrative & management guidelines are implemented in the Regions in a manner consistent with the company’s overall goals;
·         Formulate and implement strategies to ensure best customer care practices;
·         Develop strategies for revenue growth and commercial loss reduction;
·         Promote company products for business improvement and customer delight;
·         Drive customer creation initiatives to improve profitability;
·         Conduct studies on emerging business trends and making recommendations for adoption;
·         Promote energy management initiatives among customers and the general public;
·         Implement technological innovations to improve business processes and to meet customer changing needs; and
·         Promote the Kenya Power brand for improved corporate reputation.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities and Arts, Business, Finance, Computer Science, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering, or related field from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; be a member of a relevant professional body with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Finance
Ref. KPLC/GMFIN/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for prudent management of financial resources to achieve corporate goals and objectives.
Key Responsibilities
·         Formulate and implement sound financial policies, procedures, strategies and systems;
·         Manage the Company’s financial resources to ensure the budget effectively supports implementation of the corporate strategy;
·         Provide adequate financial resources for business operations;
·         Compile Company’s statutory financial reports;
·         Advise the Board on investment opportunities for maximum returns;
·         Advise the Board of Directors and Management on financial strategies and their impact on Company objectives;
·         Ensure compliance with financial and accounting standards and regulations;
·         Coordinate external Audit activities;
·         Implement technological innovations for sound financial management practices;
·         Implement effective controls for prudent use of financial resources; and
·         Conduct appraisals on all projects to ensure positive returns on investments.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or Economics or a related field from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work
experience with 5 years in senior management; be a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya CPA (K), or any other relevant qualification and be a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of
Kenya (ICPAK), or any other relevant professional body with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Street Lighting
Ref. KPLC/GMSL/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, this role will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies necessary in achieving sustainable management of public lighting in all counties in liaison with National Government and county governments towards a 24 hour economy.
Key Responsibilities
·         Design Street Lighting strategies for providing quality and reliable power;
·         Develop and enforce standards for efficient Street Lighting operations;
·         Enforce environmental and safety standards on Street Lighting network and power equipment maintenance in liaison with other stakeholders;
·         Identify weaknesses in the Street Lighting network and designing system upgrade projects;
·         Develop capacity for design, installation and maintenance of Public Lighting;
·         Develop Street Lighting maintenance schedules, new infrastructure installations and ensuring adherence;
·         Formulate strategies for timely resolution of customer complaints;
·         Implement and align the divisional strategic objectives with the Corporate Strategic Objectives and Plans; and
·         Ensure utilization of Information Communication Technology systems in management of Street Lighting network operations and dealing with customer complaints.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; be a registered professional engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.

General Manager, Supply Chain
Ref. KPLC/GMSC/01/2019
Reporting to the Managing Director & CEO, the General Manager, Supply Chain will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies for effective supply chain management.
Key Responsibilities
·         Coordinating development of annual procurement plans aligned to financial resources and the Corporate business plan;
·         Ensuring compliance with Public Procurement & Disposal Regulations;
·         Effectively managing Supply Contracts to ensure adequate material availability and safeguarding Company interests;
·         Formulating and implementing strategies on stores and warehousing management;
·         Ensuring delivery of quality materials and services to support business operations;
·         Managing the disposal of obsolete stock and other assets;
·         Developing strategies to ensure efficient distribution of stock in all Company stores;
·         Implementing mechanisms for material requirements planning and availability; and
·         Continuously reviewing the supply chain operations to safeguard Company interests and value for money.
Person Specifications
We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies, or any other relevant field from a recognised university with not less than 12 years relevant work experience with 5 years in senior management; possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Procurement and Supplies and be a member of recognised Purchasing and Supplies Professional Body with a valid practicing certificate and be of good standing.
A master’s degree in a relevant field and a Certification in Corporate Governance and /or Leadership from a recognised institution will be an added advantage.
How to Apply
Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:
·         Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
·         Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
·         Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
·         Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
·         Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.
If you believe you possess and can clearly demonstrate your ability in the required relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience.
These appointments are on contractual terms for a period of four (4) years and renewable for further four (4) year term (s) based on performance and business requirements.
For the full details about this position and how to apply, kindly log onto our e-recruitment platform via
Email or hard copy applications will not be accepted.
Only those applications submitted through the e-recruitment portal will be considered.
All applications MUST be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered.
To be considered, your application must be received by not later than Tuesday, 12 November 2019 addressed to:
The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
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The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Plc is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to diversity and gender equality.
Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.
For more details on Kenya Power, please log on to https://www.kplc.co.ke
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