Director, Water and Sanitation, Job in Kenya

Director, Water and Sanitation

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Chief Officer, The Director will be responsible for the following;

Developing, implementing and evaluating Strategic plans, workplans, program of activities and projects in collaboration with other Departments and Stakeholders.

Development and review of Water and Sanitation County Master Plansand identification of water and sanitation projects;

Initiate innovation, drawing on the latest research of new technologies for sustainable development and management of water;

Manage human, financial and material resources assigned to the division;

Manage contracts and construction of Water and Sewerage Works undertaken directly or by contractors.

Organizing, directing, controlling and coordinating the functions of the directorate.

Interpreting and applying National and County Laws and other related statues in the department in line with the County goals and objectives.

Developing appropriate policies, legal and Institutional frameworks for implementation on Water, Energy and Sanitation.

Approve annual work plans and financial budgets for the Directorate. Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures.

Coordinating production, documentation and dissemination of the relevant information and maintain linkages with other Departments of the County;

Performing other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer.

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must;

Be holder of at least a bachelor’s degree in Water Engineering or Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution.

Be a holder of a master’s degree in Water Engineering or Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution as an added advantage.

Be registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as an Engineer and in good standing.

Be a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK).

Must have attended Strategic Leadership Management Programme (SLDP) or an equivalent program lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in a senior Public Service or the private sector.

Knowledge in Computer Aided Designs;

Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.

Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Key Competencies and Skills

Strong Strategic leadership skills

Strong communication and reporting Skills

Ability to work and lead teams

Strong negotiation skills

Strong Effective problem-solving skills

Strong interpersonal and mentoring skill

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