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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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    Operation and Maintenance Manager

    GRADE 3, (REF: GWASCO/HR/OMM/01/2021/01) 

    Reports to    The Technical Manager.

    Job purpose

    Reporting to the Technical Manager will co-ordinate, control and manage the Company’s operations and maintain its infrastructure, in order to supply Water in the right quality and quantity, and Sanitation Services to the required standards.

    Duties and responsibilities

    With a strong focus on customer satisfaction, cost efficiency and operational excellence, as well as ensuring compliance to the legal provisions of water service providers, you will be expected to:-

    • Assist in the development of departmental policies, plans, strategies and action plans that are aligned to the overall Company mission and objectives
    • Supervising the Area Managers to ensure that they are performing the duties optimally.
    • Ensure that at all times the water supply systems and sewerage plants are operated and maintained as per the company technical regulations
    • Preparing the standard monthly technical report for the water supply and sewerage operations to the Technical Manager.
    • Provide high quality water to domestic, commercial and industrial customers vi)  Ensure cost effective treatment and disposal of sewerage
    • Manage the maintenance and repairs, installation and replacement of plant, machinery and other equipment, maximizing return on capital investment.
    • Ensure that all repairs and maintenance works are done according to the approved standards of technique and to the right quality
    • Ensure that all consumers in the scheme are properly documented and their connections inspected periodically for correctness of billing and metering.
    • Any other duty assigned by the Technical Manager.

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

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

    Terms of service

    Three Years Contract

    Direct reports

    Area Managers on Commercial Services matters

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

    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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