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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 22, 2021
  • Tana Water Works Development Agency (TWWWDA) is one of the eight Water Works Agencies created under the Ministry of Water and Sanitation following the enactment of the Water Act (2016). TWWDA covers 31 Subcounties of Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi and Meru covering an area of 19,169km2 with a population of 4,238,469 (2009 census).The estimated figu...
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    Principal Engineer

    Job Purpose

    The Officer is responsible for coordinating, overseeing, executing and assisting in all technical matters related to technical planning, design and implementation of water and sanitation services so as to ensure access to safe water to all stakeholders in the Agency Area.

    Duties and responsibilities entail;

    1. Oversee projects conception, design and initial project specifications and manage scheduling, estimating and securing materials;
    2. Conduct engineering studies and investigations and prepare reports for the Agency;
    3. Development of water and sanitation infrastructure;
    4. Coordinating and supervising implementation of activities under special programmes;
    5. Managing of contracted technical services;
    6. Monitoring of existing water and sanitation infrastructure
    7. Implementing resettlement action plans (RAP).
    8. Provide engineering guidance to other departments and divisions;
    9. Train new Engineers and keep abreast of industry trends and issues; and
    10. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Person specification

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have: -

    1. At least eight (8) years’ work experience.
    2. Bachelor of science degree in Civil  
    3.  or Water Engineering or Bio-systems and Agricultural engineering (majoring in water resources and supplies) or related field from a recognized university.
    4. Registered Engineer.
    5. Professional qualification and membership.
    6. Management course from a recognized institution.
    7. Proficiency in computer applications.
    8. Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution.
    9. Masters degree in the above mentioned bachelors degree will be an added advantage.

    Key Competencies and skills

    1. Supervisory skills.
    2. Report writing skills.
    3. Good interpersonal skills.
    4. Good communication skills.
    5. Analytical skills.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the title on both the envelope and the cover letter. Attach a detailed and up to date curriculum vitae, telephone contacts and three referees together with copies of academic certificates, professional certificates and testimonials.

    Additional requirements

    Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;

    1. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    2. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
    3. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    4. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Sealed envelope can be hand delivered to TWWDA Human Resource Office or sent by a registered mail to the following address:

    P.O BOX 1292 - 10100

    so as to reach him not later than 22nd November, 2021 at 5.00PM

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Tana Water Works Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer.
    Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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