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  • Posted: Jun 19, 2024
    Deadline: Jul 8, 2024
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    The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy.
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    General Manager Human Resource & Administration - (KET 2) (1 Position)

    Job purpose

    • This job is responsible for matters relating to optimal utilization of human resources in compliance with Human Resource Management Act 2012 and Labour laws.
    • The job is also responsible for overall leadership to Human Resource Services, Learning & Development, Administration, Insurance, Security, Records and Property functions in the Company.

    Key Responsibilities;

    • Providing leadership to Staff in the Directorate;
    • Advising Management on development and review of the organisational structure to maximise on organisational effectiveness;
    • Coordinating staff establishment to ensure optimal recruitment, overseeing placement, contracting and retention of staff;
    • Advising on the Company’s remuneration strategy and appropriate terms and conditions of employment;
    • Promoting and maintaining harmonious employee relations;
    • Overseeing development and implementation of policies, strategies and guidelines relating to the Directorate;
    • Overseeing succession management in the Company;
    • Overseeing employee development and career management programmes to improve individual and corporate performance;
    • Overseeing implementation of staff performance management;
    • Leading the development and implantation of appropriate change management initiatives;
    • Providing oversight in quality assurance for the Directorate;
    • Preparing the Human Resource & Administration Directorate budget and accounting for the same;
    • Ensuring that employees adhere to the Company code of conduct in accordance with the Public Officers’ Ethics Act;
    • Overseeing Insurance, Records, Property Management and Administrative functions in the Company;
    • Overseeing Security Services in safeguarding Company assets;
    • Managing the implementation of risk mitigation measures and updating of the Directorate’s Enterprise Risk Register;
    • Ensuring pension administration adheres to Retirement Benefits Authority requirements; and
    • Ensuring administration of company Medicare scheme and coordinate welfare activities.
    • Ensuring adequate utilization of resources and budget allocation for the Directorate;
    • Guiding the Company on relevant employment legislations and statutes relating to human resource;
    • Enforcing compliance of legislations to promote fairness and harmony in the Company;
    • Formulating reward management and remuneration policies and strategies that attract, retain and motivate employees to higher productivity;
    • Preparing board papers and other reports for Board and Management;
    • Coordinating disciplinary and appeals cases in the Company;
    • Implementing Board decisions on matters relating to human resource in the Company;
    • Submitting statutory and periodic reports to various government agencies;
    • Implementing various government Circulars relating to human resource in the Company;
    • Accounting for resource use in line with prevailing laws, policies and regulation;

    Qualifications & Skills required

    • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field with a Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management or related field.
    • Full member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) and in good standing.
    • Post graduate diploma in Human Resource HRM or CHRP Certification
    • Practising Certificate from IHRM
    • Undertaken a leadership development programme/training lasting not less than 4 (four) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • The job holder requires knowledge and relevant post admission experience of not less than twelve (12) years, with at least eight (8) years at senior managerial level.

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/124/VOL I 

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    Company Pilot (KET 4) (1 Position)

    Job Purpose

    • This job will be responsible for operating Company helicopter in conducive weather conditions over varied terrain in supporting inspection and maintenance of Transmission Lines under general supervision of the Chief Pilot.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Supervising maintenance and conduct maintenance flights;
    • Supervising loading ensuring conformity to limitations;
    • Supervising and maintain written aircraft flight logs and records;
    • Supervising and mentor newly recruited crew/pilots;
    • Commanding pilot in all assigned flights and missions;
    • Exercising authority for safe ground and flight operations;
    • Ensuring safe overall operation of Company helicopter.
    • Operating Company helicopter over all types of terrain to support line construction, inspection maintenance and repair works;
    • Reviewing and maintaining written and computerized flight logs and records;
    • Confirming that pre-flights and post flights checks are carried out in adherence to Quick Reference Handbook (QRH);
    • Transporting essential crew and personnel relevant to assigned mission(s);
    • Operating special helicopter equipment accessory to carry out line construction and maintenance/repair including but not limited to live line slinging, rescue hoists, sling loads and specialized line inspection cameras;
    • Undertaking recurrent simulator and refresher ground training of Air Wing pilots by the manufacturer in accordance to KCAA regulations, 2018 to avoid compromising safety;
    • Maintaining self and helicopter in a constant state of readiness for dispatch to emergency and non-emergency duty calls from base station or assigned locations;
    • Developing and writing procedures for company helicopter program;
    • Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of the helicopter;
    • Supervising general housekeeping duties at the base station;
    • Ensuring availability of company helicopter for operational use;
    • Experience in flying Augusta 109 twin engine will be an added advantage
    • Using maps, interpreting aviation publications/charts and operating aviation radios.

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Form 4 KCSE graded C+;
    • KCAA Valid Airline Transport Licence on Helicopters (ATPL-H) or KCAA Valid
    • Commercial Pilot Licence on Helicopters (CPL-H);
    • Level six (6) Proficiency in English;
    • Multi-Engine rating in both visual and instruments flight rules;
    • Minimum 2000 logged hours of flight time on helicopters and 1000 flight hours as PIC including experience in power off auto rotational landings;
    • Demonstrated experience in flying in mountainous terrain at altitudes over 4,000 feet on map survey work, power line patrol or construction work, rescue operations work, or similar assignments requiring take-offs and landings with maximum loads on unimproved landing areas under adverse weather conditions.

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/96/VOL III

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    Manager, Transmission Lines & System Control – (KET 4) (1 Position)

    Job Purpose

    • This job is responsible for operations and maintenance of transmission infrastructure to enable the Company achieve stable, available and reliable electricity.

    Key Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks

    • Providing leadership to staff in the Division;
    • Coordinating the development of policies, strategies and programs relating to transmission lines;
    • Co-ordinating and liaising with the power system and sector players in enabling the transmission lines operational functions;
    • Managing of human, financial and material resources assigned to the division;
    • Co-ordinating preparation of reports, correspondence, and budget requirements for transmission lines maintenance works;
    • Overseeing the development of scope of works and specifications for transmission lines related maintenance works.
    • Overseeing planning of aerial and ground inspections of transmission lines for collection of maintenance planning data;
    • Conducting regular meetings with transmission lines engineers and maintenance contractors to review progress of work activities and to program future works;
    • Planning for reinforcement projects works and various technical matters related to transmission lines maintenance;
    • Guiding and mentoring transmission lines engineers as and when required.
    • Laying out plans and estimates costs for constructing transmission for transmission lines infrastructure;
    • Monitoring quality of work execution, progress and completion schedule of transmission lines maintenance contracts;
    • Evaluating inspection reports and developing corrective maintenance schedules and overseeing their implementation;
    • Estimating labour, material, and other costs for maintenance execution and drawing specifications for purchase of materials and equipment;
    • Coordinating evaluation of tenders/bids for transmission lines related maintenance works.
    • Reviewing new developments in electric power transmission for implementation into our grid;
    • Participating in identifying problems involving the transmission lines operations and coming up with solutions;
    • Ensuring acceptance inspection of completed installation and acceptance of the same for connection into the grid;
    • Managing staff job performance, career development, capacity building and deployment of skills.

    Qualifications & Skills Required

    • A Master’s Degree in a relevant field with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
    • Registered Professional Engineer with EBK;
    • Valid License with EBK;
    • Corporate Membership to IEK;
    • Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience.

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/219/VOL I –

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:-

    • A Signed application letter;
    • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
    • Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
    • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

    Important Information to note:

    • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application;
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted;
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during interviews; and
    • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
    • Beware fraudsters misusing the Company name to solicit money from unsuspecting job seekers.

    Only Successful candidates will be expected to present the following Chapter Six Clearance Certificates : -

    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
    • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
    • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
    • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

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