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  • Posted: Apr 22, 2021
    Deadline: May 12, 2021
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  • Our mission is tp provide affordable, accessible and sustainable quality services, enhancing community participation and creating a secure climate for political,social and economic development through the commitment of a motivated and dedicated team.
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    Principal Engineer, Road Safety Audit

     (GRADE NTSA 6) – REF:NTSA/04/2021/02

    The Principal Officer will be responsible to the Manager, Road Safety Audits and Inspection for planning, organizing, administration and control of activities in Road Safety Audits and Inspection Department.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Initiating and reviewing road safety audit guidelines.
    • Undertake road safety inspections, road safety impact assessments and road safety audits and preparation of reports
    • Prepare reports on road safety audits compliance by road agencies and county governments.
    • Monitor & evaluate network safety performance, effectiveness of infrastructure interventions.
    • Undertake traffic crash data analysis and compile reports.
    • Develop black spot programme in liaison with other agencies and monitor implementation.
    • Preparing Proposals for funding by development partners
    • Prepare EOIs/ RFPs and Bidding documents
    • Work with consultants on road safety audit consultancies.
    • Attending all road safety audit coordination meetings with key stakeholders
    • Coordinate the utilization of the staff under him/her in the Department.
    • Analyzing staff performance and career progression and making appropriate recommendations, and
    • Prepare relevant periodic reports
    • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time as instructed

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory position in the Public/Private sector.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or a Traffic related Safety/ Engineering field from a recognized institution.
    • Attended Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Qualified and experienced in undertaking road safety audits.
    • Experience in detailed design of roads.
    • Experience in traffic crash investigation, analysis and prevention
    • Experience and knowledge in Traffic, Road Safety or General Civil Engineering projects.
    • Experience and a working knowledge in relevant design standards i.e., Road Design Manuals, Traffic Signs Manuals etc
    • Computer proficiency.
    • Strong problem solving and analytic skills.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Good communications skills both oral & written.
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution; and
    • Should also be a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Proven analytical skills
    • Problem-solving attitude
    • Visionary, transformative and result-oriented strategic thinker.
    • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
    • Strategic leadership.
    • High integrity levels.
    • Ability to drive change and innovation.
    • Strong organization and interpersonal skills; and
    • Innovative and flexible in acquisition of new Technical skills.

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    Principal ICT Officer (Database)

    (NTSA GRADE 6) – REF: NTSA/04/2021/03

    Reporting to the Manager ICT Projects, the Principal ICT Officer (Database Administration and Management) will be responsible for the daily management of the Authority’s databases for high service availability, integrity, and security. The Database Administrator (DBA) will keep the database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the Authority, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Build database systems of high availability and quality depending on each end user’s specialised role
    • Design and implement database in accordance to end users information needs and views
    • Define users and enable data distribution to the right user, in appropriate format and in a timely manner
    • Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
    • Minimise database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
    • Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
    • Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
    • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
    • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
    • Develop database solutions to store and retrieve company information
    • Install and configure information systems to ensure functionality
    • Analyse structural requirements for new software and applications
    • Migrate data from legacy systems to new solutions
    • Design conceptual and logical data models and flowcharts
    • Improve system performance by conducting tests, troubleshooting and integrating new elements
    • Optimize new and current database systems
    • Define security and backup procedures
    • Coordinate with the Data Science department to identify future needs and requirements
    • Provide operational support for Management Information Systems (MIS)

    Key Qualifications and Experience:

    For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:

    • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory position in the Public/Private sector.
    • Minimum of 3 years Specific Experience in Database Administration
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Proven work experience as a Database Administrator, Databases Manager, Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role
    • In-depth understanding of database structure principles
    • Experience in gathering and analyzing system requirements
    • Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques
    • Expertise in SQL and Oracle
    • 11g Oracle Certified professional or Microsoft SQL Certification is mandatory.
    • Experience in Database administration with MySQL, MS-SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle RDBMS 11g/12c is mandatory.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Proven analytical skills
    • Problem-solving attitude
    • Visionary, transformative and result-oriented strategic thinker.
    • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
    • Strategic leadership.
    • High integrity levels.
    • Ability to drive change and innovation.
    • Strong organization and interpersonal skills; and
    • Innovative and flexible in acquisition of new Technical skills.

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    Manager, Road Safety Audits and Inspection

    (GRADE NTSA 4) – REF: NTSA/04/2021/01

    The Manager, Safety Audits and Inspection will be responsible to the Deputy Director, Safety Audits and Inspection for planning, organizing, administration and control of activities in Road Safety Audits and Inspection Department.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Preparing Road Safety Audit guidelines.
    • Carrying out road safety audits and inspections, road safety impact assessment, accident investigations and preparing reports.
    • Organizing road safety audits, training courses and promotion of road safety audit programs.
    • Reviewing all stages of road safety audits and liaising with implementing agencies to monitor compliance.
    • Monitor implementation of black spot programme by other agencies.
    • Attending and managing all road safety audit coordination meetings with key stakeholders.
    • Preparing proposals for funding by development partners and preparing EOIs/ RFPs and bidding documents.
    • Working with consultants on road safety issues and preparing progress reports on consultancies.
    • Conduct Research.
    • Analyzing staff performance and career progression and making appropriate recommendations.
    • Providing mentoring and technical support to staff assigned to them.
    • Prepare periodic reports; and
    • Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    • At least ten (10) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been at a middle management position in a large organization.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or a Traffic related Safety/ Engineering field from a recognized institution.
    • Attended Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.
    • Should also be a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers Board.
    • Qualified and experienced in undertaking road safety audits.
    • Experience in detailed design of roads.
    • Experience in traffic crash investigation, analysis and prevention
    • At least three years of relevant experience in road safety audits & work zone traffic management and collision investigation
    • Experience and knowledge in traffic, road safety or general civil engineering projects.
    • Experience and a working knowledge in relevant design standards i.e., Road Design Manuals, Traffic Signs Manuals.
    • Computer proficiency.
    • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, report and narrative setting out the findings of road safety audits & traffic crash analysis.
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution; and
    • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capabilities and initiative in the general organization and management of Road Safety and a thorough understanding of the Authority’s policies.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Proven analytical skills
    • Problem-solving attitude
    • Visionary, transformative and result-oriented strategic thinker.
    • Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
    • Strategic leadership.
    • High integrity levels.
    • Ability to drive change and innovation.
    • Strong organization and interpersonal skills; and
    • Innovative and flexible in acquisition of new Technical skills.

    Method of Application

    NTSA is an equal opportunity employer. If you possess the required skills and competencies that match the above roles, please submit your application, detailed CV, current remuneration level, email, telephone contacts, KRA Tax Compliance Certificate, HELB for Graduates, EACC clearance certificate and Certificate of Good Conduct /Confirmation of Application from Criminal Investigations Department to reach us on or before 12 May 2021 by 5.00 pm addressed to:

    Director General,
    National Transport and Safety Authority,
    Hill Park Plaza, Upper Hill Road,
    P.O. Box, 3602 -00506,
    Nairobi.

    Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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

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