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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
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    The Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is a State Corporation established on 6th September, 1973 under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and started commercial operations in 1978. The Company is 100% owned by the Government and complies with the provisions of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of 1986.
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    Terminal Manager

    Job Specifications

    • Ensure storage and transportation of petroleum products through the pipeline in the most efficient, safe, and economical manner.
    • Maintain a workable supply logistics programme based on statistical figures of product supply and corresponding requirements.
    • Preserve required product quality standards in the pipeline and storage system through liaison with SHEQ Manager.
    • Liaise with Oil Marketing Companies and stakeholders on ullage allocations, product transportation, pipeline supply logistic programme, and operational matters.
    • Coordinate with Operations Manager and stakeholders on the day-to-day running of the Depot.
    • Advise the Operations Manager on operational requirement changes for petroleum pumping optimization.
    • Ensure safe and proper equipment and machinery utilization.
    • Liaise with Maintenance Manager to implement proper maintenance schedules to improve plant and equipment availability and efficiency.
    • Make budgetary provisions while controlling departmental expenditure within agreed budgets.
    • Ensure correctness and timely production of all Operations Department management reports and proper dispatch and distribution as necessary.
    • Adhere to safety regulations and protect the environment.
    • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to develop, implement, and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets.
    • Develop and implement strategies for a high-performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, and performance measurement.
    • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes, as well as special investigations to improve organizational effectiveness.
    • Participate in staff recruitment and selection to ensure candidates have required job competencies and provide necessary orientation and induction programmes.
    • Review incidents of policy violations, handle employee disputes, and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Coordinate and implement training programmes in the Operations department to equip staff with appropriate job competencies.
    • Plan, monitor, and evaluate staff performance against set targets and objectives, implementing development action plans to build individual and team capacity.
    • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Telecommunications Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, or recognized equivalent.
    • Minimum eight (8) years relevant experience with at least three (3) years in a management capacity.
    • Proficiency in Computer applications.
    • Corporate membership to a relevant professional body e.g. EBK, CSK.
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance and results.

     Key Skills and Competencies

    • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil/gas Industry including broad knowledge of local and international standards.
    • Strong well-developed communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
    • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining issues, sound analytical skills, and the ability to identify critical factors of a problem impartially and objectively.
    • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    • Demonstrated technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance, monitoring, and evaluation.
    • Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change.
    • Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams.
    • Ability to empower staff through coaching, mentoring, and counselling.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to visit the KPC website under the Career Opportunities section where the respective Job Descriptions and Specifications as well as the User Manual containing instructions on how to apply for the positions have been posted.
    All applications should be received not later than midnight EAT on Tuesday, 16th April 2024.
    Candidates who previously applied for re-advertised positions are encouraged to re-apply.
    Candidates offered employment shall be required to present the following clearance certificates:

    • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
    • A valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • A valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    • A current Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
    • A current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    KPC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
    Please note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited on to apply

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