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  • Posted: Mar 17, 2020
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    Embu Water and Sanitation Company (EWASCO) Limited was incorporated as a company by Embu Municipal Council in March 2003. The Company became operational in March 2005 and the financial operations of the Company were separated from those of the Municipal Council in July 2005. After devolution the Company is wholly owned by the Embu County Government. Water supply network coverage in 2005 was 23 km2 out of 80 km2(29% coverage) and has increased to 775 km2 in 2017 out of 975 km2(79.5% coverage). However, the total area presumed to be under EWASCO is approximately 1,200 sq. km
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    Managing-Director

    Job Summary

    PERSON PROFILE

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering recognized university.
    • A postgraduate qualification in Project Management, Finance management or Strategic management
    • Be registered with the relevant professional year
    • Possess a minimum of 10 (ten) years experience in utility or service industry and be in senior management
    • Should have extensive knowledge of sanitation service provision.
    • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with highly demonstrable competencies in strategy formulation and implementation, building shared vision, championing customer focus and managing people in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Should possess good knowledge on ethics, governance and operations of Boards.
    • Training in corporate governance
    • Excellent knowledge of IT Systems.
    • Knowledge of public procurement and disposal act, procurement rules and guidelines
    • Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through provision of;-
      • Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department.
      • Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
      • A clean and current report from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB).
      • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
      • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

    Responsibilities

    • Reviewing and Implementing the Company’s strategic plan;
    • Developing and implementing policies and procedures aimed at giving the utility competitive advantage while adhering to all statutory and regulatory guidelines;
    • Coordinating the development and implementation of the annual business plans, budget and procurement plans for approval by the board
    • Enhancing customer service by establishing innovative customer interaction solutions for the water utility;
    • Leading a cultural transformation and on the water sector.
    • Driving Business automation to leverage on technology and improve on operational efficiency, effectiveness and business growth;
    • Ensuring regulatory compliance and implem procedures;
    • Engaging with and successfully managing strategic relationships with the County Government, the Board of directors, regulatory bodies,
    • Identifying, nurturing and developing appropriate human resource to deliver exceptional customer
    • service, achieve targets and effectively deliver on the
    • Identifying and developing innovative solutions to increase wat
    • Communicating and liaising with the regulators, and keeping the other key stakeholders, promptly and fully informed;
    • Any other duties assigned by the Board of Directors

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    Head of Finance and Commercial Services

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for the development of a sound Financial Framework for the Organization, implement Board Financial Policy and management of overall company assets, financial operations and financial reporting as well as providing advice and direction on the same

    PERSON PROFILE

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Management, university
    • A Masters in Business, Finance or Accounting
    • Full professional qualification in either ACCA or CPA (K)
    •  Membership to the Institute of Certified Public Acc membership certificate
    • At least Eight (8) years of experience senior management position
    • Proficiency in ICT with strong MS office and internet use
    • Excellent planning and organizational
    • Strong analytical and excellent communication skills
    • Good interpersonal relations skills
    • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
    • Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through provision of;-
      • Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department.
      • Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
      • A clean and current report from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB).
      • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
      • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure achievement of the overall financial goals of the
    • Lead the development of policies and systems to support efficient functions framework
    • Lead the development of procedures and processes to assure efficient service delivery and quality of services
    • Initiate, develop and maintain a sound and mutual relationships and network with relevant stakeholders
    • Provide sound leadership and supervision to staff in the department
    • Ensure compliance with approved budgets and timely reporting of the department’s performance
    • Lead the development of a sound budgeting and budgetary control framework for the company
    • Monitor the company’s budgetary performance highlighting key variances for management action
    • Lead the revenue growth diversification of the company and monitor the company’s performance including revenue growth patterns and productivity
    • Direct preparation of Financial Reports and prepare special reports as required by management, stakeholders and regulatory authorities.
    • Ensure the company’s compliance in relation to tax and other statutory regulations
    • Coordinate external Audit Preparation and respond on issues raised to Management
    • Approve all bill adjustments and act as the signatory to all bank accounts
    • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor

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    ICT Manager

    Job Summary

    PERSON PROFILE

    • Bachelor’s degree in ICT or equivalent
    • Professional ICT Certification by M
    • Minimum 5 (five) years’ relevant work experience with a public utility or
    • Proficiency in computer applications
    • Experience working with utility management systems including billing system, finance management and accounting systems, GIS, bulk SMS systems,
    • Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through provision of;-
      • Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal In
      • Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
      • A clean and current report from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB).
      • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti
      • Clearance Certificate from

    Responsibilities

    • Formulate the implementation of solutions to the Network and Hardware infrastructure requirements based on the business needs
    • Provide expert advice across a range of information technology areas including, Telecommunications, Systems and related applications
    • Provide strategic evaluation for Network and Hardware selection to support EWASCO requirements and supervise the technical execution of those solutions
    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with EWASCO’s policies and applicable laws
    • Direct IT Section budget planning
    • Provide leadership in designing IT risk mitigation solutions
    • Conduct, review, recommend and implement security requirements for applications, file systems, operating systems, networked resources, networked communicatio
    • Ensure adequate back-up and
    • Co-ordinate follow-up problem analysis an
    • Lead Systems and Telecommunications Supp
    • Provide technical and professional expert in s
    • Lead in development of the systems and telecommunications
    • Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor

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    Manager,Supply Chain Management Services

    Job Summary

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain management, Procurement and Contract management, Purchasing and
    • Supplies or its equivalent from a recognized university or Bachelors degree in any area with a Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain management, Procurement and Contract management, Purchasing and Supplies
    • A master’s degree in supply chain management, Purchasing and Supplies or its equivalent qualifications from a Qrecognized institution will be an added advantage.
    • Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies Member of KISM or CIPS and other relevant professional bodies in good standing.
    • Minimum 5 (five) years’ relevant work experience with a public utility or service company
    • Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through
    • provision of;-
      • Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department.
      • Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
      • A clean and current report from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB).
      • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
      • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

    Responsibilities

    Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Recommend departmental policies, plans and guidelines and implements EWASCO organizational policies and procedures for department.
    • Develop work plans and budgets for the Department for approval.
    • Prepare draft Board management papers for approval.
    • Manage Contracts and Negotiations with suppliers.
    • Oversee opening and evaluation of Quotations, Tenders, Proposals and Expressions of Interest.
    • Participate in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan
    • Participate in various committe
    • Undertake Performance Management Reviews and acts as reviewer for staff within department.
    • Manage staffing, development for procurement teams; motivates and develops project and team leaders i.e. evaluation committees; promotes tea
    • Coordinate staff and ensures all activities in the procurement department run as scheduled by establishing process of setting targets within department and work towards their achievement.
    • Coordinate regular meetings with staff and user departments to discuss department’s performance and resolve any issues in procurement process.
    • Mentor and coach departmental staff.
    • Oversee day-to-day management; control the operations within department, includi and physical resources

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

    • Develop Procurement Budget and ensures efficient management of available resources including deploying the department budget.
    • Ensure that funds are available for any proc
    • Recommend the best procurement methods; defines and communicates rules for supplier bids and ensures competitive procurement in the organization.
    • Verify all procurement and disposal activities in accordance with the Public Pr EWASCO manual and policies.
    • Review all records of purchased goods, including costs, deliveries and inventories and ensures maintenance of accurate and up-to-date information concerning department.
    • Analyze and evaluate historical and marecommend improvements.
    • Participate in price negotiations and manages high impact purchases. supplier problems.
    • Monitor quality of purchased goods and services vis-a-vis the requirements and assists in solving major
    • Monitor implementation of the procurement Quality Management System.
    • Develop and implement all EWASCO departments’ procurement plans

    Method of Application

    Application packages in sealed envelopes which include a cover letter, CV of not more than 5 pages and certified copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent by post or courier to: –

    The Managing Director
    Embu Water and Sanitation Company LTD
    EWASCO House, Off Meru-Embu Road
    P.O. Box 2142, 60100
    EMBU

    In addition to the Hard copy of the application, a soft copy should be sent to recruitment@embuwater.co.ke before the expiry of the closing date (30th March 2020, 17:00 Hours) with the VACANCY NUMBER as the email subject.

    Note:

    • The Vacancy number should be clearly marked on the left top corner of the outer envelope of the application
      package
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
    • Canvassing in any way will lead to automatic disqualification
      CLOSING DATE: 30th March 2020, 17:00 Hours

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