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Commercial Manager, Technical Manager, Assistant Technical Manager and Water Production Officer Jobs in Karatina


Board of Directors for Mathira Water and Sanitation Company are seeking to recruit suitably qualified Kenya Citizens to fill the following vacant Posts.

Mathira Water and Sanitation Company is a Water Service Provider contracted by Tana Water Services Board to provide water and sanitation services under its licence in Mathira East and Mathira West Districts under the Water Act 2002.

To strengthen our team of staff and leadership, we urgently invite applications from highly competent, proactive and self driven individuals to fill the following position within the company.

Commercial Manager 

1 Post

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director
  • To ensure prudent management of financial resources and continuous improvement of Administration and accounting systems in the company
  • Planning, coordinating, implementing and controlling financial resources and accounting procedures
  • Attending to queries raised in the audit reports
  • Preparing timely and accurate reports and distributing to appropriate users
  • Managing all the affairs relating to the company’s human resources including recruitment, training and development
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Knowledge and Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting) and CPA (K) and at least 3 years relevant experience
  • The candidate should be people oriented and have a demonstrated leadership qualities with high need for achievement.
Technical Services Manager 

1 Post

Key Responsibilities
  • Reporting directly to the Managing Director.
  • Planning, designing and implementation of water projects.
  • Maintenance of water rising mains, services lines, sewerage pumping station, oxidation ponds, water treatment plant and meter maintenance workshops.
  • Planning, designing, implementation and management of all major and minor water and sanitation projects
  • Maintenance of all company technical records and designs
  • Capable of developing departmental staff on Technical skills, culture change, customer relations, training and formulating staff motivation policies
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Water Engineering with at least three (3) years experience in managing water and sewerage services in a management position.
  • Applicants with a Higher National Diploma in Water Technology and at least six (6) years experience in managing water and sewerage services in a management position will also be considered.
  • The candidate should have a good demonstration of project management skills with adequate experience in operation and maintenance.
  • The Board expects the suitable candidate to be highly innovative, team player, a person of proven integrity, self driven and motivated
  • The candidate should be people oriented and have a demonstrated leadership qualities with high need for achievement.
Assistant Technical Manager 

2 Posts

Key Responsibilities
  • Reporting directly to the Technical Services Manager
  • Supervise installation and replacement of all distribution network extensions
  • Ensure that prompt leakage repairs are done expeditiously in accordance with set standards and in the most economical manner.
  • Supervise work in the field and ascertain proper usage of materials.
  • Assign duties to plumbers and water attendants
  • Train and motivate the staff being supervised
Knowledge and Skills
  • Higher National Diploma in Water Technology with at least two 2 years experience in operating and maintaining water supply infrastructure
  • Applicants with an Ordinary Diploma in Water Technology and at least six (6) years experience in operating and maintaining water supply infrastructure will also be considered.
  • Suitable candidate to be highly innovative, team player, a person of proven integrity, self driven and motivated.
  • The candidate should be people oriented and have a demonstrated leadership qualities.
Water Production and Quality Standards Officer

1 Post


The Water Production and Quality Standards Officer will be reporting directly to the Technical Services Manager and will carry out chemical analysis, media preparation; maintenance of laboratory records; storage, collection and preparation of samples and specimens; diagnostics work; and any other duties assigned by the Technical Manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Analyze water and sewerage samples on a regular basis to ensure treated water meets the set quality standards and specifications
  • Maintain test records and advising the production team on the quality levels and requesting them to take corrective action as appropriate
  • Collect samples and specimen on regular basis and preparing media as required
  • Ensure smooth operations in the water treatment works
  • Ensure proper maintenance of equipment and tools and reporting malfunctions of the same
Knowledge and Skills
  • Higher National Diploma in Water Production Technology
  • Knowledge in water and effluent quality testing
  • Two (2) years experience working in similar position in a water/sewerage treatment facility
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal and administrative skills
Interested candidates should forward their applications with updated C.Vs. and copies of education and professional qualifications, indicating day time telephone contacts and three professional referees, and expected salary.

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 14th February, 2012.

The Managing Director
Mathira Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
P. O. Box 1981 - 10101,
Karatina

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