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Procurement Officer and Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya - Rift Valley Water Services Board

The Rift Valley Water Services Board (RVWSB) is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of the water services within its area of jurisdiction.

The Board’s core functions are; Planning for improvement in provision of water supply and sanitation services and appointing, contracting and monitoring of Water Services Providers.

In order to carry out the above functions more effectively and efficiently the RVWSB wishes to fill the following vacant positions:-

Procurement Officer
Job Ref: RWB/HR/PRO/01/2011
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

Head of Procurement unit and will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring compliance with the Public procurement and Disposal Act and regulations.
  • Coordinating procurement activities and ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in procurement operations
  • Integrating the required procurement unit and committees and ensuring they are operational
  • Facilitation of procurement planning and Budgeting
  • Bachelors’ degree and Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management or its equivalent.
  • Must be familiar with Public procurement guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • At least five years experience in the relevant field
  • Must be a member of as professional body (Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or Chartered Institute of Supplies and Management CIPS, UK)
Legal Officer 
Ref: RWB/HR/LO/02/2011
1 Post

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for:
  • Advising the Board on legal and regulatory matters.
  • Advise and guide the Board on Corporate Governance issues
  • Ensuring safe custody of collaterals and chattels and other organization properties
  • Coordinate issuance of legal undertakings
  • Advice on negotiations and to take part in corporate business dealings
  • Provision of Secretarial Services to the Board and its committees and liaising with external lawyers and other legal bodies
  • Bachelor Degree in Law
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Current Law Practicing Certificate
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (K)
  • Applicants with Masters Degree in relevant field will have an added advantage.
  • At least Six years experience in legal practice
If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications, Please send your applications in a clearly marked envelope indicating the Job Reference Number to the Chief Executive Officer, through the address shown herein below to reach him on or before 25th March, 2011.

The Chief Executive Officer,
Rift Valley Water Services Board,
Maji Plaza Prison Road,
Off Nakuru Eldama Ravine Highway,
P. O. Box 2451,

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