Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Director) Job in Kenya

ADVERT NO. 13/2024/01

Basic Salary Scale: Kshs. 124,630 – 172,350 p.m. Job Group ‘R’ Allowances as per the SRC circulars attached to the position

Terms of Service: Five (5) years Contract

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

Served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should be in the grade of Senior Superintending Engineer (Water and Sewerage) Job Group ‘N’ and above;


Served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, three (3) of which should be at Senior Management Level in the wider public service or the Private Sector;

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Water Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Master’s degree in Civil/Water Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Registered by Engineers Registration Board of Kenya as a Professional Engineer;

Current valid annual Practicing Licence from the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya;

Registered as a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);

Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution and

Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of water and sewerage engineering programs and projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will be the Director of Water and Sewerage Services in the County and will be responsible to the Chief Officer – Water and Sanitation for planning, directing, controlling and coordinating technical and administrative activities of water and sewerage systems.

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail: –

Preparing professional and quality standards for construction of water supply and sewerage infrastructure;

Overseeing the construction of water and sewerage works undertaken directly or by contract;

Formulating, monitoring and evaluating requirements of physical and financial progress of development projects and programmes;

Verifying technical tender documents on water supply and sewerage infrastructure;

Overseeing the formulation of water pricing policies and strategies for rural, urban and waste water systems; and

Liaising with development partners and other stakeholders in the water sector for effective formulation, planning, coordination and implementation of projects and programs;

In addition, the officer will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plan and work plans; budgeting for the Department; and deployment, training and development of staff in the Department.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are required to make applications by downloading and completing an Employment Application Form from the County Government of Nakuru website – career

A duly filled employment application form and certified copies of National ID, KCSE, Diploma/Degree/Masters Certificates and Professional registration certificates should be sent through the POST OFFICE or COURIER SERVICES in a sealed envelope on or before 20th June, 2024 at 5.00 p.m. (No hand delivered applications will be accepted).

Clearly indicate the Advert number and position applied for on top of the envelope and address to;

The Secretary
Nakuru County Public Service Board
Public Works Building- Prisons Road
P.O Box 2870-20100

County Government of Nakuru is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disabilities, Marginalized and Minority communities are encouraged to apply.