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  • Posted: May 4, 2021
    Deadline: May 18, 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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    Legal Service Manager

    Job specification

    1. Assist the GM on legal matters affecting the Company.
    2. Provide company secretarial services to the Company Monitor all aspects of the Board Secretariat and Legal services Division with the aim of developing a robust and facilitative legal and regulatory framework for enhancing organizational effectiveness.
    3. Provide advice on good corporate governance practices.
    4. Manage legal risks while taking advantage of opportunities.
    5. Attend Board meetings, take minutes of proceedings and direct the business affairs of the company by disseminating the decisions of the Board of Directors to relevant Managers for implementation.
    6. Provide technical leadership and strategic direction in the development, implementation and evaluation of professional legal services including overseeing, scheduling and coordinating the provision of corporate services as necessary.
    7. Formulate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of work-plans related to the formulation of an enabling framework for litigation, compliance, contracts and convincing matters.
    8. Provide legal advice and assistance on all relevant aspects of government regulation and applicable law.
    9. Prepare Legal opinions and legal interpretations on various matters as required including interpretation of court and arbitral rulings affecting the Company.
    10. Spearhead the formulation of a sound contract management process from tendering to contract preparation, negotiation and execution.
    11. Oversee the smooth implementation of all convincing matters to ensure perfection of documentation and securities.
    12. Monitor developments in relevant law, conduct legal research and participate in outreach programs to strengthen corporate governance and improve the quality of service delivery
    13. Draft legal documents as required
    14. Oversee performance management in the Legal Services department and participate in organizational performance reviews, business process improvements aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    15. 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.
    16. Review incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations; handle disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
    17. Assess staff performance, identify training needs, as well as design and implement training programmes to equip staff with appropriate job competencies in order to improve service delivery.
    18. Prepare concept papers, board papers, periodic progress reports and annual reports as necessary.
    19. Participate in the formulation and development of the Company’s Strategic Plan, plan and monitor set division targets and takes any necessary remedial actions.
    20. Monitor all aspects of the Board Secretariat and Legal services Division with the aim of developing a robust and facilitative legal and regulatory framework for enhancing organizational effectiveness.
    21. Provide advice on good corporate governance practices.
    22. Manage legal risks while taking advantage of opportunities.
    23. Attend Board meetings, take minutes of proceedings and direct the business affairs of the company by disseminating the decisions of the Board of Directors to relevant Managers for implementation.
    24. Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvements aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    25. Provide technical leadership to a team to develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
    26. Develop and implement strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices.

    Person specification

    1. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized reputable University
    2. Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
    3. Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience five (5) of which must have been at Senior Management level.
    4. Certified Public Secretary (K)
    5. Member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
    6. Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (ICPSK) in good standing
    7. Leadership Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    8. Meet requirements of Chapter 6 of the constitution of Kenya.

    Skills and competencies

    1. Comprehensive understanding of commercial law, litigation and conveyance.
    2. Strong communication skills and ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
    3. Proficiency in computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, data base, presentation, email, internet etc.
    4. Well-developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    5. Flexibility and responsiveness in determining and handling Company Secretariat and Legal Services Division issues
    6. Sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way
    7. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in the
    8. Petroleum subsector
    9. Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change and support staff to embrace change
    10. Ability to empower staff through couching and counselling
    11. Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiations skills
    12. Demonstrated competence in work performance

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    Safety, Health and Environment Manager

    Job Specifications

    1. Determine the strategic direction and work priorities within Safety, Health and Environment Sections;
    2. 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);
    3. Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation on Safety, Health & Environment;
    4. Provide technical support to line management as appropriate to ensure compliance with related legislation, rules and Company standards.
    5. Ensure monitoring the pipeline system, activities and processes safety and integrity by conducting internal audits and operational safety inspections.
    6. Ensure KPC system is in compliance with HSE statute and related regulations through internal and external audits, inspections, safety tours.
    7. Ensure the Company is prepared for emergency management.
    8. Ensure all HSE findings and recommendations from internal and external audits are closed out.
    9. Ensure HSE awareness and training for staff (including new staff), visitors and Contractors in Company premises is conducted.
    10. Ensure HSE programs are coordinated and internal and external Safety requirements in Company projects are adhered to.
    11. Review HSE data for management decision making.
    12. Liaise with key stakeholders e on environmental matters.
    13. Develop and lead the Waste Management programs for the organization
    14. Investigating accidents and developing corrective action plans.
    15. 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

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or Engineering or Environmental Studies or equivalent
    2. Post Graduate qualification in HSE related studies (if first degree is not in areas stated above).
    3. Minimum years ten (10) years relevant experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a Management capacity.
    4. Membership to a relevant professional body.
    5. Registered Occupational Safety and Health and Fire advisor by Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health.
    6. Registered lead expert by National Environmental Management Authority(NEMA),
    7. Leadership Development Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    8. Proficiency in Computer Applications

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    Marketing and Business Development Manager

    Job Specifications

    1. Ensure development of marketing plans and guide implementation marketing activities with OMC’s.
    2. Interpret the impact of marketing and business development strategies on throughput performance and recommend remedial actions.
    3. Establish networks to gather market intelligence for competitive positioning of the Company.
    4. Evaluate market performance drivers to inform business growth and expansion strategies.
    5. Ensure internal and external data analysis is well done to inform current and future growth opportunities for the Company
    6. Coordinate market research and market mapping programs, activities and identify areas to be pursued.
    7. Coordinate benchmarking and competitive intelligence.
    8. Monitor and evaluate performance of the new business against desired targets and obj ectives.
    9. Coordinate activities of market intelligence and competitor analysis to position the Company in the dynamic business environment.

    Person Specifications

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences including Commerce, Economics Business Administration, Public Relations or related field.
    2. Minimum ten (10) years’ experience five (5) of which should have been at senior man agement level.
    3. Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing or Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) or membership of a related professional body.
    4. Leadership Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    5. Proficiency in computer applications;
    6. Demonstrated competence in work performance; and
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;

    Key Skills and Competencies

    • Expert customer relation skills
    • Proficiency in data management and analytical skills
    • Knowledge of business operations and financial management
    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills
    • Development and management of teams
    • Ability to empower staff
    • Motivating, leadership quality and should believe in team work and collective efforts

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    Terminal Manager (PS 10 - Nairobi Terminal)

     Job Specifications

    1. Ensure storage and transportation of petroleum products through the pipeline in the most efficient, safe and economical manner.
    2. Ensuring that a workable supply logistics programme, which is based on the statistical figures of the product supply and the corresponding product
    3. requirements, is maintained.
    4. Ensuring the maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the pipeline and storage system through liaison with SHEQ Manager.
    5. Liaison with Oil Marketing Companies and other stakeholders on ullage allocations, product transportation and pipeline supply logistic programme and other operational matters.
    6. Liaise and co-ordinate with the Operations Manager and other stakeholders on the day to day running of the Depot.
    7. Advice the Operations Manager on changes in operational requirements which may be necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.
    8. Ensure safe and proper equipment and machinery utilizations are achieved.
    9. Liaise with Maintenance Manager that proper maintenance schedules are affected to improve on plant and equipment availability and efficiency.
    10. Ensure that budgetary provisions are made while expenditure in the department is controlled within agreed budgets.
    11. Follow correctness and timely production of all Operations Department management reports and ensure proper dispatch and distribution of reports as necessary.
    12. Ensure that all safety regulations are adhered to and that the environment is protected.
    13. Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving organisation performance.
    14. 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.
    15. Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    16. 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.
    17. 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.
    18. 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.
    19. 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 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

    1. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of engineering aspects in Oil/gas Industry including broad knowledge of local and international standards.
    2. Strong well- developed communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
    3. 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.
    4. Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends.
    5. Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
    6. Ability to deliver KPC’s articulated vision for change.
    7. Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams.
    8. Ability to empower staff through coaching, mentoring and counselling

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    Chief Internal Auditor)

    Job Specifications

    • Developing a comprehensive programme of engagement coverage for assigned areas;
    • Ensuring conformity to acceptable standards, plans, budgets and schedules;
    • Performing audit tests on the internal controls in accounting, administrative and operational procedures;
    • Ensuring that the audit findings are properly documented;
    • Preparing draft audit reports detailing audit findings;
    • Leading specific audit teams; and
    • Preparing periodic audit reports.

    Person Specification

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) for Finance/Information Systems or Engineering for Technical, or other recognized equivalent qualifications.
    2. A minimum eight (8) years in relevant work three (3) of which should have been at Senior Management level.
    3. Be in possession of any of the following: - CPA (K), CISA, CFE, CIA or its equivalent and either.
    4. Member of a professional body – Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) and or Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya).
    5. Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    6. Proficiency in Computer applications.
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Con

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    Senior Engineer (Project Construction Mgt)

    Job Specification

    1. Provide assistance and technical support in the implementation of Company Projects
    2. Establish project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
    3. Maintain project schedule by monitoring progress, coordinating activities, and resolving emerging problems.
    4. Maintain control of project plans through timely review of designs, specifications and changes to project schedules and recommending actions.
    5. Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends and recommend corrective actions.
    6. Co-ordinate the preparation of project reports by project Consultants and Contractors as necessary.
    7. Evaluate the success of the project progress against the project benchmarks.
    8. 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.
    9. Prepare Management and Board papers as necessary about progress, successes, difficulties and intervention measures required.
    10. Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements and assigning the necessary personnel to the phases and elements.
    11. Reviewing bids from contractors
    12. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
    13. Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes that may occur in project scope, schedule and costs.
    14. Manage the relationships between Contractors, Consultants, Employer and other parties to the contract.
    15. Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and record keeping system.

    Person Specification

    1. Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Engineering or recognized equivalent.
    2. Minimum period of four (4) years relevant work experience.
    3. Proficiency in Computer applications
    4. Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    5. Member of IEK
    6. Demonstrated competency in work performance

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    Senior Engineer (Civil)

    Job Specifications

    1. Ensure the smooth running of all civil engineering operations in the Section through coordinating and directing the activities of staff as well as external suppliers/contractors.
    2. Ensure professional civil engineering input in the design of upcoming projects and modifications to existing facilities.
    3. Ensure that inspection of all buildings in KPC, tank farms, pump foundations and the right of way for preventive maintenance is well scheduled, carried out and documented.
    4. Ensure timely maintenance and repairs on all buildings, tank farms, pump foundations and right of way to ensure that downtime is minimized.
    5. Prepare an annual operating and maintenance budget for civil operations in the region for management approval.
    6. Participate in tendering and preparation of any other relevant documentation for civil
    7. Attend to issues related to civil works on premises, housing estates and outstations in the Section.
    8. Ensure safe use of all civil operations equipment, availability of necessary accessories and also ensure safety of staff who utilizes these facilities, communities along the right of way and safe custody and use of civil engineering equipment.
    9. Provide leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
    10. 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.
    11. Initiate and participate in organizational performance reviews and business process
    12. improvement programmes as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
    13. 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.
    14. 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.
    15. 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. 
    16. 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

    1. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or recognized equivalent.
    2. Minimum six (6) years relevant experience.
    3. Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    4. Proficiency in Computer applications
    5. Registered and licensed with EBK as a professional Engineer.
    6. Membership to IEK
    7. Demonstrated competence in work performance and results

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    Legal Officers

    Person specifications

    1. Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a reputable University
    2. Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
    3. Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
    4. Minimum of four (4) years relevant experience
    5. Member of Law Society of Kenya
    6. Proficiency in computer applications

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    Chief Safety Fire Officer

     Job Specifications

    1. Ensure serviceability of Fire vehicles, Mobile firefighting equipment, Fixed fire installations, portable firefighting equipment and all firefighting equipment across all KPC facilities.
    2. Perform inspection of firefighting equipment, write and submit proposals to modify, replace, and repair fire- fighting equipment.
    3. Develop and implement fire fighting protocols for KPC depots, based on fire fighting equipment.
    4. Develop and implement fire emergency evacuation plan within KPC depots
    5. Prepare and submit proposals for repair, modification, or replacement of firefighting equipment
    6. Undertakes inspection of KPC premises and other hazardous zones to ascertain compliance with safety standards.
    7. Prepare, coordinate and implement fire training for Emergency Response Training (ERT) members across KPC facilities.
    8. Provides fire safety awareness to employees and all stakeholders with regards to fire hazards to which they may be exposed.
    9. Supervise and participate in the inspection of fire fighting equipment in order to ensure that they are in compliance with applicable fire codes, laws,
    10. regulations, and standards.
    11. Perform inspection of firefighting equipment, write and submit proposals to modify, replace, and repair equipment.

    Persons Specifications

    1. Higher National Diploma in Fire Engineering or Safety Management,  Engineering or related field Engineering or its recognized equivalent from a recognised institution with Eight (8) years relevant experience

     OR

    1. Diploma in Fire Engineering or Safety Management, Engineering or related field Engineering or its recognized equivalent from a recognised institution with Twelve (12) years relevant experience.
    2. Proficiency in computer applications
    3. Demonstrated competence in work performance
    4. Valid driving license for Class BCE
    5. Train the Trainer certification will be an added advantage
       

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    Technicians (Operations)

    Person Specification

    For appointment to this grade, a person must have:

    1. Diploma in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Electronics Engineering or its recognized equivalent.
    2. Proficiency in Computer applications.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to visit the KPC website www.kpc.co.ke under the Career Opportunities section where the 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 Tuesday, 18th  May 2021.
    Candidates interested in the positions are expected to fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya. They must upload copies of the following;

    1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal investigations
    2. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    4. Clearance from the Ethics & Anti-corruption Authority (EACC)
    5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

    Kenya Pipeline Company 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 e-recruitment.kpc.co.ke to apply

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

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