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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA) is a State Agency established under Section 30 of the Water Act 2016, with a Mandate to Undertake on behalf of the National government, the development of National Public Water Works for Water Resources Storage and Flood Control.
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    Chief Executive Officer

    The Board of Directors is seeking to recruit a dynamic, exceptional and visionary leader with good professional and ethical standing to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

    Job Ref: NWHSA/CEO/2019/2020/01

    Qualifications and work experience

    • A citizen of Kenya with a Bachelors’ degree ¡n Engineering, Business Administration / Commerce, management, project management or any other related field thereto from a university recognized in Kenya;
    • A Master’s degree in a relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya;
    • Registration with relevant recognized professional registration body or association (if any) and be in good standing;
    • Have at least fifteen (15) years’ experience, five of which should be in a senior management position ¡n a public or private organisation;
    • Sound knowledge and application of, among others, Public Finance Management and Public Procurement Procedures ¡n line with Public Finance Management and Public procurement Procedures in line with Public Finance Management Act 2012 and Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015 and its regulations respectively;
    • Demonstrable results in work performance;
    • Proficiency in computer applications; and
    • Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Personal Competencies

    The Chief Executive Officer shall be the Accounting Officer responsible for:

    • Transformational, strong visionary leadership and negotiation skills with capacity to engage with local, regional and international organizations;
    • Conversant with GoK and donor funding mechanisms and various investment models;
    • Be an excellent communicator with strong presentation, interpersonal, analytical and team player capacities.
    • Demonstrable competence in steering implementation of large scale water or infrastructural projects;
    • Be familiar with reforms in the public sector and commercial settings;
    • Track history of creativity, innovation, self-driven, result orientation and ability to handle a public organization;
    • Be conversant with various investment models including public private partnerships and build operate transfer among others; and
    • Should be experienced in steering and managing an organization and related staff welfare matters

    The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years renewable once for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of targets and outcomes set by the Board.

    All applicants must provide appropriate evidence of experience (letters of appointment and promotion) and provide valid documents required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by attaching copies of the following;

    • 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 Commission; and
    • Clearance Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau.

    Method of Application

    Application for the above position should be submitted both in electronic and hard copies including academic and professional certificates and Curriculum Vitae, and testimonials in cluding details such as current position, remuneration and three (3) referees on or before Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 at 5:00pm through Email, postage and or hand delivery and addressed to;

    The Chairman,
    National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority,
    P.O. Box 30173-00100,
    Nairobi.

    chairman@waterauthority.go.ke.

    NWHSA is an equal opportunity employer; Persons with disability, women and minority groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to the eradication of all forms of corruption in the Authority. This cancels the previous advertisements and candidates who had previously applied for the same position are free to re-apply as per the new indent.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing either directly or through third party will result to automatic disqualification.

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