Infrastructure Development Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Infrastructure Development Officer



Job Specifications
This is the entry level for degree holders into this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance of the Senior Officer. The Infrastructure Development Officer will report to the Senior Infrastructure Development Officer. He / She will be responsible for 
Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) infrastructure development, delivery and coordination within the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA).

Duties and Responsibilities

Specifically, duties and responsibilities will entail: 

  • Participating in the development and implementation of Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) and Non-Motorized Transport (NMT) policies, strategies, standards, procedures and guidelines;
  • Monitoring the development and maintenance of MRTS and NMT infrastructure and associated facilities;
  • Verifying that commuter rail services are integrated with other modes of public transport;
  • Liaising with the implementing entities to ensure development works are delivered as per schedule and to the specified quality;
  • Preparing periodic programmes and projects cycle reports;
  • Identifying the Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) and Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) Infrastructure development priority areas for funding;
  • Preparing contracts for Commuter Rail infrastructure development;
  • Preparing policies and analytic brief for management;
  • Participating in the inter-modal integration of Public Transport System within the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA);
  • Implementing integration of Public Transport and land use planning in the Nairobi Metropolitan Area (NMA);
  • Preparing tender specifications and documents for MRTS and NMT infrastructure works; and
  • Collecting and collating social economic and environmental data for development of MRTS and NMT infrastructure.

Requirements for Appointment 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Civil Engineering, Architecture, Project Management/Construction Management, or any other relevant qualifications;
  • Registered with an accredited and recognized professional body;
  • Proficiency in computer skills; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes

  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Strategic and innovative thinking
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to mobilize resources
  • Negotiation skills

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons are invited to make their applications by submitting their applications for their positions of interest.

The applicants should attach COPIES of the following documents to their applications:

  • Cover Letter for the position of interest clearly indicating the Job Vacancy No.:
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • National Identity Card;
  • Academic and Professional Certificates;

Candidates who meet the requirements stipulated should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below on Tuesday, 12th September, 2023 at 12:00 noon. Applications should include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three (3) referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID / Passport. All applications MUST have the Job Vacancy No., clearly indicated on the envelope. 

The Director General,
Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),
P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,

Or emailed to: or hand delivered and inserted in the Recruitment Box placed on the 6th Floor.
Successful applicants are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, and MUST obtain and submit VALID clearance certificates from the following organizations upon offer of appointment:

  • Individual Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good); and
  • An Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

NaMATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. 

Persons living with disability (PWDs), women and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documentation / details as sought for will not be considered.
Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification