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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 10, 2021
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    Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO) is a Private Limited Company by shares incorporated on the 12th June, 2006 under the Companies Act Cap 486 of the Laws of Kenya. We are an agent of Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency(LVSWWDA), created as a result of the enactment of the Water Act 2002 which gave birth to the Water Sector Reforms in Kenya.
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    Engineering Assistant - Water

    GRADE 5, (REF: GWASCO/HR/EA-WS /01/2021/02)

    No of Positions: 2

    Reports to    Technical Manager

    Job purpose

    Reporting to the Technical Manager the Engineering Assistant will be in-charge of planning and design for sewerage and water supply and provides expert advice to HOD.

    Duties and responsibilities

    The duties and responsibilities entail:

    • Assist & provide expert advice to HOD, Planning, Design, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Water & Sewerage Treatment System, Solid & Liquid Waste Management System.
    • Policy and technical advice on proposals engagement through various programs of assistance & preparation of tender documents.
    • Collaboration with relevant national agencies, regional organizations, donors, multilateral development banks, civil society organizations and other non-state actors in relation to capacity building and knowledge sharing in support of implementation of their sewerage, Liquid & Solid Waste Management initiatives.
    • Identify, initiate, conduct and/or coordinate research into emerging challenges and policy issues pertaining to water & Sewage Treatment System design.
    • Provide training to GWASCO Engineers& other staff on planning & design.
    • Performing related work as may be required.

    Job specification: requirements for Appointment (academic/professional qualification/experience)

    • Diploma in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering is preferred.
    • 5 years engineering work experience, preferably in the Water and Sanitation sector or related field with at least 3 years Management Level.
    • Demonstrated Project Management experience and of managing external consultants, partners and donors
    • Registered Engineer with Engineers Registration Board (ERB)
    • Proven people management experience; managing a large work force will be a definite advantage
    • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Direct reports


    Terms of service

    Three Years Contract.

    An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility of the job and the experience of the individual will be negotiated with the successful candidate

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:

    • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
    • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
    • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commi

    Method of Application

    If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer, clearly indicating your current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees by 10th February, 2021 at 5:00pm.

    Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked
    The Managing Director,
    Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited. P.O. Box 3880 -40200,


    GWASCO is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Female candidates and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
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