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  • Posted: Dec 22, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 7, 2021
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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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    Assistant Corporate Communications Officer (Media Relations)

    Grade KPC 7

    Job Specifications

    • Respond in a timely manner to media inquiries and make appropriate referrals to company’s experts in a given field.
    • Gather information, conduct research, interview sources, and write news releases on oil industry.
    • Timely respond to media inquiries and make appropriate referrals to company’s experts in a given field as delegated.
    • Monitor company events and developments, identifying those with the greatest potential for being picked up by the media.
    • Initiate media coverage of the company through news releases, media advisories, tip-sheets and other related materials.
    • Manage external newsletter and other KPC image-building publications.
    • Monitor daily press coverage and respond strategically.
    • Organize strategic press conferences whenever appropriate.
    • Syndicate and distributing feature articles on KPC.
    • Organize media visits to KPC installations and future extensions.
    • Update and maintaining a photographic library.
    • Facilitate periodic meetings with heads of media houses.
    • Scan media for potential opportunities and threats.
    • Prepare and disseminate media give-a-ways and materials.
    • Develop and maintain a media database.
    • Produce corporate videos, supplements and adverts on KPC.
    • Prepare various speeches.
    • Prepare KPC’s monthly in-house newsletter.
    • Initiate, develop and maintain good working relationships with media reporters, editors, and producers.
    • Initiate media coverage of the company activities through news releases, media advisories, tip-sheets and other related materials.
    •  Conduct periodic opinion research to gauge company’s perception among its publics and develop a Public Relations information database for Company use.

    Persons Specifications

    • A Degree in Social Science or Communication
    • A postgraduate diploma in mass communication if the first degree is not in Communication.
    • Minimum of two (2) years post qualification relevant experience.
    • Membership to a relevant professional body.
    • Proficiency in computer applications;
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Good network and experience with the media
    • Excellent verbal and written competence in English and Kiswahili.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and ability to work under stress.
    • Team player capable of motivating others.
    • Experience in speech writing.
    • Experience in using social media platforms.
    • Proficiency in Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Office suite, e-mail and Internet.
    • Proficiency in video shooting and editing.

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    Assistant Chemist

    Grade KPC 7

    Job Specifications

    • Assist the Chemist:
    • Perform tests in all grades of petroleum products
    • Analyse test results and make conclusions
    • Ensure test equipment are available
    • Advise the QCM on slop management
    • Prepare periodic reports
    • Ensure proper housekeeping in the laboratory
    • Enforce HSE issues in the lab
    • Liaison officer in the lab
    • Enforce JIG requirements in Jet A-1 handling
    • Supervision and appraisals

    Person Specifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
    • Minimum of two (2) years post qualification relevant experience
    • Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. KCS.
    • Proficient in computer applications

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    Chief Engineer (Corrosion Control)

    Grade KPC 4

    Job Specification

    • Responsible for Corrosion Control, pipeline and tank integrity as well as associated materials’ technical conditions.
    • Design, manage, or implement (as applicable) corrosion control strategies covering corrosion monitoring and inspection activities, including preparation and delivery of annual and periodic reports, corrosion status of systems, identification and assessment of significant trends from surveys.
    • Provide technical assessment and interpretation of corrosion/inspection monitoring data (using databases as appropriate) and recommend changes in corrosion criticality analyses and monitoring/inspection programs where appropriate.
    • Complete regular detailed corrosion and materials pipeline studies.
    • Undertake or co-ordinate failure investigations into material and corrosion issues in accordance with prescribed or approved failure investigation procedures.
    • Participate in and provide input to the regular review of corrosion management information such as Corrosion Control Matrices and Key Performance Indicators.
    • Set up and chair corrosion and integrity management review meetings and coordinate actions arising.
    • Provide technical leadership in corrosion engineering matters.
    • Assist with any other appropriate duties and responsibilities as and when required, also undertake specific projects as may be instructed by management from time to time.
    • Ensure that the safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to in order to ensure a safe working environment.

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical & Electronics or Mechanical Engineering or recognized equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Minimum eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should have been at Senior management level.
    • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • Proficiency in Computer applications
    • Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    • Membership to IEK
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance and results
    • Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

    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 engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as 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.
    • Ability to handle an emergency response situation and team as well as handling safety oversight role s

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    Terminal Manager,(PS 27- Eldoret)

    Grade KPC 4

     

    Job Specifications

     

    • Ensure storage and transportation of petroleum products through the pipeline in the most efficient, safe and economical manner.
    • Ensuring that a workable supply logistics programme, which is based on the statistical figures of the product supply and the corresponding product requirements, is maintained.
    • Ensuring the maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the pipeline and storage system through liaison with SHEQ Manager.
    • Liaison with Oil Marketing Companies and other stakeholders on ullage allocations, product transportation and pipeline supply logistic programme and other operational matters.
    • Liaise and co-ordinate with the Operations Manager and other stakeholders on the day to day running of the Depot.
    • Advice the Operations Manager on changes in operational requirements which may be necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.
    • Ensure safe and proper equipment and machinery utilizations are achieved.
    • Liaise with Maintenance Manager that proper maintenance schedules are affected to improve on plant and equipment availability and efficiency.
    • Ensure that budgetary provisions are made while expenditure in the department is controlled within agreed budgets.
    • Follow correctness and timely production of all Operations Department management reports and ensure proper dispatch and distribution of reports as necessary.
    • Ensure that all safety regulations are adhered to and that the environment is protected.
    • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving organisation performance.
    • Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
    • Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    • Coordinate and implement training programs in Operations department, aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high quality services.
    • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams

    Person Specification

    • Minimum eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience with at least three (3) years in a management capacity.
    • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Telecommunications Engineering, Analytical Chemistry or recognized equivalent.
    • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • Proficiency in Computer applications
    • Corporate membership to a relevant professional body e.g. EBK, CSK
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance and results
    • Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

    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 with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as 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

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    Chief Engineer - Projects (Construction Management)

    Grade KPC 4

    Job Specification

    • Cooperate and communicate effectively with Project Manager and other project stakeholders participants to provide assistance and technical support
    • Establish project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
    • Maintain project schedule by monitoring progress, coordinating activities, and resolving emerging problems.
    • Maintain control of project plans through timely review of designs, specifications, and changes to project schedules and recommending actions.
    • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends and recommend corrective actions.
    • Co-ordinate the preparation of project reports by project Consultants and Contractors as necessary.
    • Evaluate the success of the project progress against the project benchmarks.
    • Maintain a record of best practices and lessons learnt to be applied to other projects, shared with Management and with other organizations as may be necessary.
    • Prepare Management and Board papers as necessary about progress, successes, difficulties and intervention measures required.
    • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements and assigning the necessary personnel to the phases and elements.
    • reviewing bids from contractors
    • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
    • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes that may occur in project scope, schedule and costs.
    • Manage the relationships between Contractors, Consultants, Employer and other parties to the contract.
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and record keeping system.
    • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction Programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes by taking appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    • Conduct training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies to improve implementation of projects
    • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implement development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams.

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical Engineering or its recognized equivalent.
    • Minimum eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should have been at Senior management level.
    • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks iv. Proficiency in Computer applications
    • Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    • Corporate membership to IEK
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance and results
    • Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

    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 engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    •  Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as 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.
    • Ability to handle an emergency response situation and team as well as handling safety oversight roles.

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    Chief Engineer -Projects (Design & Costing)

    Grade KPC 4

    Job Specification

    • Carry out research and do designs of new product, improve the characteristics of existing products of the company, and determine different types of products that will be of use within an industry
    • Develop project objectives and plans that are aligned to KPC Corporate Strategic Plans.
    • Determine project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; carry out technical studies and prepare cost estimates.
    • Identify areas of research in project design in liaison with other stakeholders aimed at sustainability and enhancement of company performance in a dynamic competitive environment.
    • Prepare procedures for undertaking project research activities using best practices in the industry.
    • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes that may occur in project scope, schedule and costs.
    • Prepare procedures for undertaking project research activities using best practices in the industry.
    • Prepare Bills of Quantity for Consultancy and Construction project works.
    •  Prepare control and monitoring system for project expenditures that include verification of invoices and claims from contractors, suppliers, vendors and subcontractors.
    • Prepare payment certificates for works done by Contractors, Consultants; etc.
    •  Ensure that all project expenditures are well documented.
    • Provide planning and cost controlling support for all projects which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress and preparation of billing processes.
    •  Coordinate the preparation of Final Account statements for closure of projects upon completion.
    •  Analyze the scope and specification of a project and work out the cost estimate of how much it would cost to launch the project.
    • Prepare Capital and recurrent budgets for the projects to be carried out in line with the company Strategic Corporate Plan. Monitor and report on the performance of the budget against progress of the projects.
    • Provide consultancy inputs to interested stakeholders in the petroleum industry. To be able to do this maintain updated research data base.
    • Provide technical leadership to teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
    • Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction Programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes by taking appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    • Conduct training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies to improve implementation of projects
    • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implement development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams.

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical Engineering or its recognized equiva-lent.
    • Minimum eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should have been at Senior management level. iii. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks iv. Proficiency in Computer applications
    •  Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    • Corporate membership to IEK
    • Demonstrated competence in work performance and results
    • Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

    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 pre-pare relevant reports.
    • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound an-alytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as moni-toring 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.
    • Ability to handle an emergency response situation and team as well as handling safety oversight roles.

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    Chief Supply Chain Officer

    Grade KPC 4

    An Officer at this level may be deployed to perform duties in any of the following functional areas:

    Job Specification

    Purchasing & Warehousing

    • i. Provide leadership in the development and implementation of procurement policies and procedures, and actively participate in the continuous development of KPC’s Supply Chain strategy.
    • ii. Design and drive the sequence of processes, dependencies and definition of the desired outcomes, while partnering with key users.
    • iii. Oversee Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) with suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders to ensure value for money is achieved in each functional process.
    • iv. Managing all procurement documentation repository (Paper and electronic), supplier information and all other procurement related documentation as per policy.
    • v. Enforce compliance of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 (PPADA, 2015) and related regulations including statutory reporting both statutory and administrative.
    • vi. Develop and implement best practices in procurement processes in order to offer excellent customer service to users and value for KPC
    • vii. Drive team performance management to achieve divisional goals though development of KPI’s and performance measurement and tracking.
    • viii. Coordinating periodic market surveys and continuous registration of suppliers.
    • ix. Build expertise in category management and overseeing the management of projects and contracts in partnership with user departments.
    • x. Any other duties relevant to the function


    Tender & Contracts

    • i. Provide leadership in the development and implementation of tenders and contracting process, policies and procedures, and actively participate in the continuous development of KPC’s Supply Chain strategy.
    • ii. Design and drive the sequence of Tenders and Contract management activities, dependencies and definition of the desired outcomes, including the comprehensive Tender Secretariat Affairs Management.
    • iii. Oversee Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) with suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders to ensure value for money is achieved in each functional process.
    • iv. Managing all tender documentation repository (Paper and electronic), supplier information and all other procurement related documentation as per policy.
    • v. Enforce compliance of Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015 (PPADA, 2015) and related regulations including statutory reporting both statutory and administrative. Where applicable, coordinate and implement decisions of the Tender committee (TC) in line with the PPAD 2005
    • vi. Develop and implement best practices in Tenders and Contract management processes in order to achieve excellence in contract management maximize value for KPC
    • vii. Drive team performance management to achieve divisional goals though development of KPI’s and performance measurement and tracking.
    • viii. Oversee the preparation and Submitting quarterly reports to government agencies.
    • ix. Lead in the reporting and tracking of all contract management activities across the company
    • x. Any other duties relevant to the function


    Person Specification

    • i. Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Purchasing & Supplies, Logistics or any recognized equivalent.
    • ii. Post graduate qualification in Purchasing & Supplies Management if the first degree in not in any of the above.
    • iii. A minimum of eight (8) years’ post qualification experience four (4) of which should be at a Senior management level in relevant work.
    • iv. Full membership to a professional body either KISM or CIPS or both.
    • v. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • vi. Proficiency in computer applications.
    • vii. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
    • viii. Demonstrated competency in work performance


    Key Skills and Competencies

    • i. Good communication skills;
    • ii. Interpersonal skills;
    • iii. Team player;
    • iv. Negotiation skills; and
    • v. Analytical skills

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    Chief ICT Officer (Enterprise Applications)

    Grade KPC 4

     Job Specifications

    • i. Provide technical leadership guidance to the overall development team
    • ii. Work with business users to determine the best system solutions to the desired business processes
    • iii. Coordinate and lead technical team efforts to integrate the ERP system changes
    • iv. Provide impact assessments for changes requested by the business
    • v. Support ERP system users and maintains existing system components
    • vi. Perform all other related duties assigned by Information Technology Manager
    • vii. Configure and develops work flow functionality in SAP/R3 ERP System
    • viii. Coordinate SAP R/3 support, problem resolution, provide recommendations, propose and document resolution options
    • ix. Coordinate the migration process of the existing system to the new versions when required
    • x. Act as subject matter expert in at least one SAP/R3 technical or functional area, as well as technical knowledge of all phases of project management, requirements analysis and programming
    • xi. Oversee quality assurance review, and provide overall direction and guidance to assigned project personnel
    • xii. Oversee ERP software testing, debugging, implementation and documentation
    • xiii. Analyze possible problems in the application functional implementation, technical infrastructure, performance capability, stability and security synthetically, responsible for the optimizing scheme and its realization
    • xiv. Conduct workshops or other forums to develop and maintain a detailed understanding of business applications, needs and priorities
    • xv. Provide documentation support of procedures, standards and best practices
    • xvi. Provide technical decision to solve severe problems in ERP system
    • xvii. Prepare disaster recovery plans for the central SAP/R3 system
    • xviii. Provide budgetary input for application support


    Persons Specifications

    • i. Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or IT infrastructure related field.
    • ii. Post-graduate qualification in Information Technology field if the first degree is not in any of the above
    • iii. Minimum of eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should be at Senior Management level,
    • iv. SAP R/3, with certification in ABAP or business area of specialty
    • v. Membership to a relevant professional body e.g. CSK and ISACA.
    • vi. Member of an ICT professional body.
    • vii. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • viii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
    • ix. Demonstrated competence in work performance.

    Key Skills and competencies

    • i. Extensive knowledge working with ERP application, ERP application support, programming and analysis
    • ii. Knowledge of Software Testing practices for all phases of the SDLC
    • iii. Must have a minimum of two SAP R/3 full cycle implementation experience
    • iv. Demonstrates technical expertise in ERP and database management
    • v. Specific experience with ERP software is essential for this role
    • vi. Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX OS is required.
    • vii. Demonstrated technical expertise in ERP and database man.

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    Chief Administration Officer

    Grade KPC 4

    Job specification

    • i. Coordinate formulation, review and implementation of Company administrative and records management policies.
    • ii. Coordinate provision of fleet management services including maintenance.
    • iii. Coordinate management of incoming and outgoing mails (internal and external)
    • iv. Coordinate management of records in compliance with statutory provisions and Company quality standards
    • v. Coordinate provision of all auxiliary and housekeeping services
    • vi. Provide administrative oversight on matters pertaining to the ROW.
    • vii. Coordinate preparation of compensation to owners of affected parcels of land along the Right of Way (ROW) in liaison with Legal Directorate.
    • viii. Liaise with regional administration to address issues of encroachment/informal settlement along the right of way.
    • ix. Coordinate sensitization of communities along the ROW on issues of rights, safety and obligations as per the easement agreements.
    • x. Develop and review ROW policies and procedure manuals and address all issues related to ROW.
    • xi. Coordinate administration of the Gymnasium
    • xii. Coordinate administration of the Company Staff Housing Estates.


    Person Specification

    • i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the Social Science field
    • ii. Post Graduate Qualification in Business Administration or Human Resource Management if the first degree is not in Social Science
    • iii. Minimum eight (8) years’ post qualification relevant work experience five (5) of which should have been at Senior Management level
    • iv. Membership to a relevant professional body
    • v. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • vi. Proficiency in computer applications
    • vii. Fulfil requirements of Chapter six of the constitution of Kenya
    • viii. Demonstrated competence in work performance


    Key Skills & Competencies

    • i. Excellent leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to relate to people from different cultures and backgrounds
    • ii. Considerable knowledge of administration policies, systems and procedures
    • iii. Understanding of the purpose, background and policies of the Company
    • iv. Good planning and organizational skills
    • v. Good time management skills and the ability to prioritize tasks
    • vi. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in administration through continuing professional education programmes

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    General Manager – Pipeline Operations & Maintenance

    Grade KPC 2

    Job Specifications

    • i. Responsible for ensuring petroleum products are transported through the pipeline in the most efficient, safe and economical manner.
    • ii. Ensuring maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the pipeline and storage system.
    • iii. Liaising with key stakeholders on product transportation and other operational matters and advising the Managing Director on changes in operational requirements which may be necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.
    • iv. Ensuring proper maintenance schedules are effected to improve on plant and equipment availability and efficiency.
    • v. Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and operational efficiencies.
    • vi. Maintaining effective communication between staff of all cadres to provide the right working environment for achievement of Company goals.
    • vii. Initiating and participating in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertaking specials investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    • viii. Writing and submitting project charters and/or business cases in order to secure resource commitments (e.g. Budgets, personnel and business systems) from the Board and Executive that will enable execution of initiatives.
    • ix. Performing other duties as may be required from time to time.
    • x. Responsible for projects management in Research, Planning, design, Construction and civil works.
    • xi. Responsible for commissioning and projects takeover to ensure that the company funds are efficiently utilized during all stages of the projects and that they are implemented in accordance with the contract to guarantee efficiency, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
    • xii. Carry out continuous monitoring & evaluation and provide technical advice.
    • xiii. Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation;
    • xiv. Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.


    Person Specifications

    • i. Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
    • ii. Bachelor of Science in any Engineering field from a recognized university
    • iii. Be a Registered Professional Engineer with ERB with a current valid practicing license
    • iv. Minimum of twelve (12) years post qualification relevant experience five (5) of which should be at senior management level in a large and busy organization.
    • v. Corporate Member to relevant professional body – IEK.
    • vi. Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
    • vii. Leadership Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks


    Key Skills and competencies

    • i. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industry requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in Oil and gas Industry and/or engineering.
    • ii. Strong well developed interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
    • iii. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • iv. Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, project management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
    • v. Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.
    • vi. Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous learning, creativity and innovation.
    • vii. Ability to empower staff through coaching and counselling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management.
    • viii. Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical solutions to problems.
    • ix. Ability to handle an Emergency Response situation and Team as well as handling safety oversight roles.

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    Safety, Health & Environment Manager

    Grade KPC 3

    Job Specifications

    • i. Determine the strategic direction and work priorities within Safety, Health and Environment Sections;
    • ii. Provide guidance on the implementation of policies, objectives and goals pertaining to Safety, Health and Environment sections to ensure smooth execution and achievement of desired targets as contained in the Corporate Strategic Plan (CSP);
    • iii. Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation on Safety, Health & Environment;
    • iv. Provide technical support to line management as appropriate to ensure compliance with related legislation, rules and Company standards.
    • v. Ensure monitoring the pipeline system, activities and processes safety and integrity by conducting internal audits and operational safety inspections.
    • vi. Ensure KPC system is in compliance with HSE statute and related regulations through internal and external audits, inspections, safety tours.
    • vii. Ensure the Company is prepared for emergency management.
    • viii. Ensure all HSE findings and recommendations from internal and external audits are closed out.
    • ix. Ensure HSE awareness and training for staff (including new staff), visitors and Contractors in Company premises is conducted.
    • x. Ensure HSE programs are coordinated and internal and external Safety requirements in Company projects are adhered to.
    • xi. Review HSE data for management decision making.
    • xii. Liaise with key stakeholders e on environmental matters.
    • xiii. Develop and lead the Waste Management programs for the organization
    • xiv. Investigating accidents and developing corrective action plans.
    • xv. Liaise with other relevant external bodies e.g. PIEA, NEMA, DOSH, stakeholders and customers on matters relating to the organization’s environment management system(s) and advising on planning and licensing applications;


    Persons Specifications

    • i. Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or Engineering or Environmental Studies or equivalent
    • ii. Post Graduate qualification in HSE related studies (if first degree is not in areas stated above).
    • iii. Minimum years ten (10) years’ post qualification relevant experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a Management capacity.
    • iv. Membership to a relevant professional body.
    • v. Registered Occupational Safety and Health and Fire advisor by Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health.
    • vi. Registered lead expert by National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA),
    • vii. Leadership Development Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    • viii. Proficiency in Computer Applications
    • ix. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
    • x. Fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution


    Key Skills and Competencies

    • i. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of KPC requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in Oil Industry and/or engineering.
    • ii. Strong well developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
    • iii. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining operations issues , sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • iv. Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds.
    • v. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in the petroleum sector.
    • vi. Proficiency in computer applications especially those used in quality assurance/ control and engineering.
    • vii. Demonstrated technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
    • viii. Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change
    • ix. Ability to establish and lead flexible multidisciplinary teams.
    • x. Ability to empower staff through coaching and counselling

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    Revenue & Accounting Manager

    Grade KPC 3

    Job Specifications

    • i. Improvement of controls by evaluating, redesigning, developing, documenting and implementing of Product Accounting procedures, processes and instruction manual in compliance with the company policy, changing tax regimes and regulations in the Oil Industry.
    • ii. Accomplishing finance and the company’s mission by completing related results as needed.
    • iii. Co-ordinate the accounting of all receipts, transfers and deliveries in and out of all Kenya Pipeline installations countrywide.
    • iv. Co-ordinate billing of for ex KPC deliveries, side contracts services and any other service offered by KPC.
    • v. Compiling monthly performance reports for KPC system including monthly product throughput/ revenue trends, causes and implications.
    • vi. Facilitate preparation of accurate and timely monthly and periodic reports on KPC product movements and revenue in line with IAS and oil industry requirements suitable for management decision making.
    • vii. Co-ordinate and ensure proper management of the Collateral Financing arrangement.
    • viii. Liaise and development of profitable business relations with KPC’s customers (Shippers and other stakeholders) for smooth day to day product accounting functions.


    Person Specifications

    • i. Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Commerce (Accounting option) or its recognized equivalent qualifications
    • ii. CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent qualifications
    • iii. A minimum of ten (10) years post qualification relevant work experience five (5) of which should have been at senior management level.
    • iv. Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other recognized professional body.
    • v. Leadership Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    • vi. Proficiency in computer applications.
    • vii. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
    • viii. Demonstrated competence in work performance


    Key Skills and Competencies

    • i. In-depth knowledge of International Accounting Standards and budgeting principles and practices; financial and strategic planning, budget administration, statistics and data collection methods, policy analysis, financial modeling and forecasting.
    • ii. Considerable knowledge of principles, methods and practices of governmental accounting and budgeting
    • iii. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • iv. Ability to resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions, work well in group problem solving situations and reason when dealing with emotional topics
    • v. Ability to maintain professional status, high integrity and keep abreast of evolving trends in accounting and finance through continuing professional development
    • vi. Proficiency in financial and statistical packages
    • vii. Ability to deliver Kenya Pipeline Company’s articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivates staff to join change efforts
    • viii. Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous learning, creativity and innovation
    • ix. Ability to empower staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management rather than direct supervision.

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    Chief Security Officer (Systems & Intelligence)

    Grade KPC 4

    Job Specifications

    • i. Develop, implement and monitor security strategies, policies and standards in line with the Company’s mission and vision.
    • ii. Provide advisory services to the company on all matters related to security in their respective functional areas.
    • iii. Liaising with national security agencies to ensure security of Company’s assets and business operations.
    • iv. Carry out intelligence gathering and investigations
    • v. Overseeing Incident Response Plan and investigations into security breaches against the Company’s.
    • vi. Maintain an up to date records of security incidents and trends and reporting for management information and action.
    • vii. Advise the Company on security related matters affecting the Company's business and operations.
    • viii. Ensure agreed search procedures are used at all company’s work stations to deter and detect attempts to remove property from company premises
    • ix. Advise the Company on security related matters affecting the Company's business and operations.
    • x. Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving organisation performance.
    • xi. Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
    • xii. Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    • xiii. Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • xiv. Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    • xv. Coordinate and implement training programs in Quality Control department, aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high quality services.
    • xvi. Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams

    Person Specification

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Security related studies from a recognized university
    •  Must have served for a minimum of eight (8) years post qualification experience, out of which three (3) year must have been at the level of a Senior Superintendent of Police or equivalent and above or its equivalent experience with a clean record of discharge from any of the disciplined forces
    • Have with a clean record of discharge from any of the disciplined forces
    • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • Proficiency in computer applications
    •  Fulfill requirements of Chapter six of the constitution of Kenya
    • Demonstrated competency in work performance


     Key Skills & Competencies

    • i. Effective communication and interpersonal skills
    • ii. Ability to write reports
    • iii. Must be able to work long hours
    • iv. Ability to take initiative and also as part of a team
    • v. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining security related issues.
    • vi. Demonstrate professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
    • vii. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining security related issues.
    • viii. Demonstrate professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty.

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    Chief Engineer -Instrumentation & Control (I&C)

    Grade KPC 4

    Job Specification

    • i. Respond and attend to emergencies in accordance with the laid down KPC emergency procedures.
    • ii. Ensure proper running of regions’ I&C installations through coordinating and directing the activities of staff in the station.
    • iii. Co-ordinate the repairs and maintenance of all I&C equipment/systems to ensure that downtime is minimized.
    • iv. Preparation of procurement documents for works and services.
    • v. Supervise I&C Projects.
    • vi. Coordinate commissioning of new Equipment’s and projects.
    • vii. Inspect all equipment in the station and ensure that preventive maintenance of all I&C equipment is well scheduled, carried out and documented.
    • viii. Identify, plan and in consultation with management implement system improvement to enhance performance.
    • ix. Prepare an annual budget for I&C section in line with strategic corporate plan for management approval.
    • x. Coordinate and monitor budget performance within the section.
    • xi. Ensure safe use of all I&C equipment, availability of necessary accessories and also ensure adherence to safety procedures.
    • xii. Provide leadership within the section aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
    • xiii. Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
    • xiv. Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    • xv. Initiate and Participate in the recruitment of section staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • xvi. Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    • xvii. Conduct training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high-quality services.
    • xviii. Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary team.


    Person Specification

    • i. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering or its recognized equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • ii. Minimum eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should have been at Senior management level. iii. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks iv. Proficiency in Computer applications
    • v. Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    • vi. Membership to IEK
    • vii. Demonstrated competence in work performance and results
    • viii. Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya


    Key Skills and Competencies

    • i. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil/gas Industry including broad knowledge of local and international standards.
    • ii. Strong well developed communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
    • iii. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • iv. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    • v. Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
    • vi. Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change.
    • vii. Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams.
    • viii. Ability to empower staff through coaching, mentoring and counselling.
    • ix. Ability to handle an emergency response situation and team as well as handling safety oversight roles

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    Chief Engineer (Electrical)

    Grade KPC 4

    Job Specification

    • i. Respond and attend to all emergencies, in accordance with the emergency procedure.
    • ii. Ensure proper running of regions’ electrical installations through coordinating and directing the activities of staff in the station.
    • iii. Co-ordinate the repairs and maintenance of all electrical equipment/systems to ensure that downtime is minimized.
    • iv. Preparation of procurement documents for works and services.
    • v. Provide supervision for Electrical Projects.
    • vi. Coordinate Commissioning of new equipment.
    • vii. Inspect all equipment in the station and ensure that preventive maintenance of all electrical equipment is well scheduled, carried out and documented.
    • viii. Identify, plan and in consultation with management implement system improvement to enhance performance.
    • ix. Prepare an annual budget for the section in line with strategic corporate plan for management approval.
    • x. Coordinate and monitor budget performance within the section.
    • xi. Attend to issues related to overall power supply to company installations.
    • xii. Ensure safe use of all electrical equipment, availability of necessary accessories and also ensure adherence to electrical safety procedures.
    • xiii. Provide leadership within the section aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
    • xiv. Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.
    • xv. Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    • xvi. Initiate and participate in the recruitment of section staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance.
    • xvii. Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    • xviii. Conduct training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high quality services.
    • xix. Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary team.


    Person Specification

    • i. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or recognized equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • ii. Minimum eight (8) years post qualification relevant experience three (3) of which should have been at Senior management level. iii. Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks iv. Proficiency in Computer applications
    • v. Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    • vi. Membership to IEK
    • vii. Demonstrated competence in work performance and results
    • viii. Fulfils the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya


    Key Skills and Competencies

    • i. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil/gas Industry including broad knowledge of local and international standards.
    • ii. Strong well developed communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
    • iii. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
    • iv. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    • v. Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
    • vi. Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change.
    • vii. Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams.
    • viii. Ability to empower staff through coaching, mentoring and counselling.
    • ix. Ability to handle an emergency response situation and team as well as handling safety oversight roles

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited on www.kpc.co.ke to apply

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

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