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Githunguri Water is a Water Service Provider fully owned by Kiambu County Government and contracted by Athi Water Services Board to Provide Water and Sanitation Services in both Githunguri & Lower Parts of Lari Districts.

To strengthen our management team and leadership, we invite applications from qualified, competent, proactive, self -driven and innovative individuals to fill the following 3 key positions within the company, all reporting to the Managing Director.

Technical Manager (1 Post)

Overall Responsibility: Plan, direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the firm’s operations and maintenance in order to supply water and services to the required standards and in compliance with the firm’s policy while meeting cost and surpass targets.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Producing and supplying high quality water to domestic, commercial, institutional and industrial customers in an effective and efficient manner in compliance with the legal as well as firm’s provisions.
  • Developing and reviewing departmental policies, strategies and action plans that are in keeping with overall mission and objectives of the organization.
  • Supervision and co-ordination of rehabilitation, augmentation and extension works on the supply systems
  • Ensure 100% revenue collection
  • Development and implement strategies towards ensuring reduction in none- revenue water to 30%

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate should have practical skills and experience in Water Management and specifically have:
  • A degree in Civil Engineering or water related field from a recognized institution, with 5 years’ experience in similar position or service industry, or a diploma in water related field with over 7 years’ experience in the water sector.
  • Knowledge of water reforms
  • Proficient in MS office and CAD applications
  • Proficient in Engineering survey skills and GIS will be an added advantage

Finance Manager
1 Post

Overall Responsibility: Ensuring sound, efficient and effective management of Financial Resources and continuous improvement of accounting systems in the organization.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Planning, developing and improving financial and accounting policies and procedures and ensuring that they are adhered to in the organization
  • Ensuring compliance with the finance and accounting procedures and standards
  • Coordinating preparation of budgets and ensuring implementation and controls as per approved levels
  • Preparation of financial statements as and when they are needed

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate should have practical skills and experience and demonstrate track record in managing a department and specifically have:
  • A degree in B-Com preferably in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent from a recognized University and at least a CPA-4 or CPA-K with 5 years’ experience
  • At least three years’ experience in a busy medium size service industry preferably in the water sector
  • Proficient in computer MS Office applications and good knowledge of computerized financial systems
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organization skills.

Commercial Manager
1 Post

Overall Responsibility: Managing and supervising commercial aspects of the Company’s operations and enhancement of revenue generation and cost recovery

Specific Responsibilities
  • Ensuring complete, accurate and timely meter reading and billing
  • Ensure 100% monthly revenue collection
  • Develop strategies on collection of old debt
  • Manage and supervise company’s commercial aspects as they relate to revenue growth

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate should have practical skills and experience in Water Management and specifically have:
  • A degree in business related field from a recognized institution with at least 5 years’ experience in similar position/ in service industry, or diploma in water related field with over seven years’ experience in water sector.
  • Knowledge of water reforms

Terms of employment: 3 years performance based renewable contract for all positions.

Interested candidates should send their Hard copy applications in sealed envelopes and Marked the position you are applying for - attaching copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials to reach the undersigned on or before Tuesday 22nd July 2014 Current and expected remuneration and Availability should clearly be indicated in the application letter

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Managing Director
Githunguri Water & Sanitation
Company Ltd
P.O.Box 823-00216
Githunguri


For more Information on the above posts especially on specific responsibilities kindly contact our offices through the number or email provided.

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