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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2024
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    The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December, 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy.
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    Senior Manager, Transmission System Planning

    REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/213/VOL I -B (04/24) ON CONTRACT TERMS

    Reporting to the General Manager, Project Development Services

    Job purpose

    This job is responsible for providing technical leadership and guidance in development and implementation of strategies in system studies, transmission planning, project development and monitoring & evaluation to ensure development of a robust, reliable, efficient and costeffective power transmission system.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing leadership to staff in the Department
    • Providing technical leadership in the development and implementation of strategies in system studies, transmission planning, project development
    • Guiding power system studies, transmission planning, project development, and monitoring & evaluation strategies pertaining to development of the transmission network
    • Overseeing quality and timeliness of developed detailed power system studies and network analysis to ensure secure and reliable national grid
    • Ensuring quality control of pre-feasibility, feasibility, and updated feasibility studies to optimize project viability ranking, selection, and subsequent project concept notes
    • Ensuring quality control of power system modeling, system studies, project preparation, and monitoring and evaluation processes
    • Approving proposals for transmission line studies (preconstruction activities) including preliminary route selection, environment loadings and feasibility level estimates, recommendation of conductors and structural types, conceptual design criteria
    • Recommending for improvement and deployment of planning tools, skills, and knowledge requirements of the Department and prepares capacity development proposals
    • Coordinating with other Departments to achieve Directorate’s goals
    • Guiding on the supervision of consultants in power system studies, feasibility studies, project preparation, conceptual design, monitoring and evaluation
    • Developing and implementing strategies in transmission system planning for achievement of Departmental objectives
    • Formulating Departmental Risk Matrix and developing mitigation measures in transmission system planning
    • Overseeing the implementation of quality assurance within the Department
    • Guiding the Department’s research, innovation and communication of findings
    • Overseeing the implementation of corporate strategies within the Department
    • Coordinating review of energy sector planning documents within the Department
    • Facilitating procurement of consultants for transmission system planning, and monitoring and evaluation of completed transmission projects
    • Overseeing collection of baseline data, implementation data, post-construction data, analyzing and reporting on key outputs, outcomes and impact indicators
    • Leading preparation of technical guidelines on transmission system planning for design and construction of transmission infrastructure by application of sound engineering principles
    • Guiding in financier missions on preparation of project appraisal documents for new projects to facilitate finalization of project finance
    • Reviewing and recommending project monitoring and evaluation reports for submission to project financiers and management
    • Reviewing and approving technical specifications of transmission infrastructure in the prepared bidding and contract documents for the development of power transmission grid and regional interconnectors
    • Reviewing and approving the technical report on suitability of substation land scoping for planned projects
    • Reviewing and approving conceptual/preliminary civil and electrical designs, drawings, and cost estimates of transmission lines and substations projects
    • Reviewing and approving project monitoring & evaluation methodologies and data in line with project regulations on reports and established Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and the Company M&E policy
    • Reviewing and approving project, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning reports for submission to Management and Financiers and the use of data for program improvement
    • Reviewing and approving results framework on a quarterly basis as needed and decisions for revisions by project leadership based on prevailing conditions
    • Providing technical advice during resource mobilization to the National Treasury and Planning, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and Public- Private Partnership
    • Participating in development of transmission tariffs and wheeling charges in line with regulatory guidelines and frameworks
    • Preparing periodic transmission system planning papers for submission to Management
    • Reviewing and recommending technical report of the Company Transmission Master Plan (TMP) to inform the capital expenditure requirements, timelines and sequencing of power transmission infrastructure
    • Reviewing and recommending project concept notes and proposals for Public Private Partnership (PPP), Privately Initiated Investment Projects (PIIP) and development financed projects
    • Reviewing and approving payment certificates for consultancy works in the Department
    • Approving Standard Operating Procedures for power system studies, transmission planning, project development and monitoring & evaluation
    • Reviewing and recommending for approval Departmental budget, procurement plan and work plans
    • Coordinating review of terms of reference and draft bid documents for the transmission planning consultants and contractors and submission to financiers for approval and no objection
    • Guiding and coaching managers in work performance and professional development
    • Preparing Departmental annual budget, procurement plan and work plan
    • Ensuring management of the resources allocated to the Department
    • Ensuring achievement of the Department’s performance targets

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Must have master’s Degree in a relevant field
    • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering
    • Registered Professional Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK), with a valid practicing license
    • Must be a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
    • Undertaken a leadership development programme/training lasting not less than 4 (four) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Must have not less than (10) years relevant work experience, with at least six (6) years at Senior management level

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting and field visits

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    Manager Supply Chain Management, Project Services & Office Operations

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/204/VOL I – B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management

    Job purpose

    This job is responsible for facilitating office operations and project services in accordance with the Company procurement plan, Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act (PPADA) 2015 and the Regulations thereunder.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing leadership to Staff in the Division
    • Articulating operational & project guidelines, manuals, procedures in line with the public procurement law and development partners/financiers’ rules & regulations
    • Coordinating development of an annual procurement plan for the Company
    • Coordinating disposal of idle assets in the Company
    • Managing staff job performance and evaluation, career development and capacity building
    • Guiding on procurement processes and procedures to user Departments
    • Coordinating secretariat services to the tender opening, evaluation, contract implementation teams, inspection & acceptance, and disposal committees
    • Overseeing project and contract management process that is planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation, reporting, closure and post project implementation
    • Implementing of supply chain related board resolutions
    • Advising on Advanced Procurement Solutions Such as SAP S/4 Hana & SAP Ariba and Exploring Best Practices
    • Managing staff job performance, career development, capacity building and deployment of skills
    • Overseeing internal processes and workflows for operational effectiveness
    • Preparing the Division’s annual budget, procurement and work plan
    • Managing the implementation of legal risk mitigation measures and updating of the Division’s Enterprise Risk Register
    • Coordinating the project procurement processes in the function
    • Advising on advanced procurement solutions and exploring best practices
    • Advising on project bid proposals for award of contracts
    • Submitting contract agreements to the respective parties for signature
    • Supervising preparation of statutory reports to authorizing agents
    • Guiding on selection of vendors for procurement of goods, works and services
    • Coordinating implementation of contracts for goods, works and services with respective user Departments and external contractors
    • Participating in contract management, implementation and monitoring for transmission lines & substations
    • Engaging suppliers and service providers to enhance business
    • Preparing the Division’s annual budget, procurement and work plans
    • Accounting for resource use in line with prevailing laws, policies and regulations
    • Providing oversight in quality assurance for the Division
    • Coaching and mentoring staff in the Department

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Must have Master’s Degree in a relevant field with Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain Management or related field from a recognized institution
    • Full Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) Or Chartered Institute of Purchasing (CIPS) In Good Standing
    • Valid Practising Licence from The Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM)
    • Leadership and management course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution
    • A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting and field visits

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    Manager, Real Time Operations

    REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/214/VOL I – B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Senior Manager, System Control & Market Operations

    Job purpose

    This job is responsible for Managing operations of the Control Room to ensure a safe transmission network configuration and a cost reflective generation dispatch while in constant coordination with the interconnected TSOs.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Forging necessary linkages with other departments and external stakeholders e.g. Generators, TOs
    • Managing the operations of the Transmission Operators (TOs) for safe and efficient implementation of operational protocols, procedures and agreements holding from time to time
    • Proposing divisional budget requirements to the Senior Manager
    • Ensuring prudent utilization of divisional budget allocation
    • Supporting sectoral electrical energy supply policy formulation
    • Participating in operational fora/meetings with related stakeholders
    • Participating in the Central safety authorization panel as a member
    • Participating in formulation and review of electrical safety training curriculum and rules
    • Reviewing standards, norms and procedures for System operations
    • Ensuring compliance with Kenya National Transmission Grid Code & EAPP Interconnection Code during real-time system operation
    • Taking responsibility for all manoeuvres on the transmission grid
    • Developing and proposing training requirements for engineers in the division
    • Setting and monitoring performance target for the division
    • Supervising power dispatch and system operations to ensure reliable and quality power supply
    • Coordinating the execution of all approved generation and transmission equipment maintenance requests
    • Providing leadership during system restoration following partial or total system blackout
    • Preparing and coordinating shifts and leave Rota for control room engineers
    • Representing the department in operational meetings with stakeholders
    • Liaising with relevant departments for updates and modifications required in the network
    • Ensuring the division has an updated database of power system data useful and relevant for planning, analysis and forecasting of the power system
    • Identifying and mitigating risks inherent with system operations and maintains a risk register
    • Scheduling drills – (blackouts and operations from emergency control centre)

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Must have Master’s Degree in a relevant field
    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related Electrical Engineering Degree
    • Registered professional engineer with EBK
    • Member of IEK
    • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
    • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in system control & power dispatch of a national transmission power grid, 3 of which should be at a senior engineer level

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting, Field visits, Control room

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    Manager Internal Audit, Finance & Operations

    REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/171/VOL II - B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the General Manager, Internal Audit

    Job purpose

    This job is responsible for providing independent objective assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company's governance, risk management, and internal controls in relation to financial and operation systems.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordinating the preparation of the risk-based annual work plan, procurement plan, training plan and budget and submit to the Head Internal Audit for consideration and review
    • Guiding audit teams in the implementation of the annual risk-based audit plans
    • Planning and coordinating audit reviews including supervision of audit team on financial and operations audits
    • Coordinating the development of strategies to eliminate/minimize avoidable losses to the Company and ensure compliance with policies, procedures and statutory regulations
    • Assessing compliance with existing laws, regulations, policies, plans and procedures, accounting standards and contractual obligations
    • Leading investigative and/or special audit and recommending prompt corrective measures
    • Developing and implementing internal audit standard operating procedures, policies and charters
    • Implementing quality assurance improvement program as approved by the Board
    • Evaluating audit staff performance, career development, capacity building and deployment of skills
    • Assisting the Head of Internal Audit in providing secretariat services to the Board Audit & Risk Assurance Committee
    • Implementing approved risk-based annual work plans, policies and budgets
    • Identifying the relevant operational risks that may affect the organization and assessing their likelihood of occurrence and the potential impact on the business
    • Assessing business continuity plans and disaster recovery strategies for completeness and sustainability
    • Evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and making recommendations on areas requiring improvement
    • Following up implementation of Internal and external audit recommendation and Board resolutions

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Master’s Degree in any of the following: Accounting, Finance, Strategic Management, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics or related field from a recognized institution
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA (K)) or ACCA Finalist
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
    • Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK)
    • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya) or Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
    • Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Expert hands-on knowledge in SAP ERP system will be an added advantage
    • Proficiency in Teammate audit solution and any other CAATs will be an added advantage
    • Meets and fulfills the requirements of the provisions of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
    • Must have a minimum of 8 years relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in Supervisory level

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting, Field visits

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    Manager, Substations

    REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/169/VOL II – B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Senior Manager, System Operations & Maintenance

    Job purpose

    This job is responsible for directing operations and maintenance of AC and HVDC substations and asset management to enable the Company achieve its mandate regarding operations and maintenance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Coordinating the development of policies and programs on substation projects, substation primary equipment maintenance, reinforcement, and expansion
    • Coordinating and liaising with the power system and sector players to enable substations' operational functions
    • Coordinating and liaising with other sections and units in the directorate to establish linkages for enabling effective power system protection and assets management operational functions
    • Managing staff job performance, career development, capacity building, and deployment of skills
    • Ensuring implementation of quality assurance in the Division
    • Overseeing the development of scope of works, specifications, and evaluations for outsourced related works purchases
    • Conducting regular meetings with substation engineers and maintenance contractors to review progress of work activities and to program future works
    • Monitoring quality of work execution, progress, and completion schedule of maintenance contracts
    • Planning for reinforcement projects works and various technical matters related to substation maintenance works
    • Safeguarding the company’s compliance to asset management system standards (PAS55/ ISO 55000) and industry best practices
    • Preparing analysis progress reports on the status of substation maintenance
    • Managing switching operations for maintenance and breakdown repair works when required
    • Verifying and recommending payment claims by contractors
    • Coordinating commissioning and energization of completed substation projects
    • Guiding performance of analysis on asset management data to assist the Company in making maintenance investment plans, perform asset risk analysis, and spares inventory management
    • Providing technical leadership and guidance to the regions on matters pertaining to substations e-plant, HVDC, control, and assets management as necessary
    • Ensuring preparation and generation of monitoring reports on the health indices of all transmission assets and generating work orders for all required maintenance in the system
    • Developing and implementing technological innovations to enhance efficiency
    • Supervising, appraising, and identifying staff training and development needs
    • Preparing annual budgets, procurement plan, and work plan

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Must have master’s degree in a relevant field
    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering from a recognized institution
    • Registered Professional Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK)
    • Must be a Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK)
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Must have eight (8) years relevant work experience

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting & Substations

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    Senior Engineer Power Dispatch

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/206/VOL I – B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Manager, Real Time Operations

    Job purpose

    The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking quality and reliable delivery of electrical energy by dispatching generation as planned to the consumer at ALL times and respects commercial and technical obligations of the TSO.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Supervising system operations during shift
    • Tracking and reporting equipment loading, alarms on the system during the shift and taking appropriate action
    • Ensuring timely resolution of system breakdowns and response to emergencies
    • Reporting faulty equipment and SCADA/EMS malfunctions during shift to SCADA supervisor
    • Ensuring generation dispatch plan is adhered to
    • Monitoring effect of system disturbances on dispatch and implementing dispatch changes where necessary
    • Performing system studies/simulations and contingency analysis and recommending corrective actions periodically during shift
    • Ensuring all information is captured in records/data (ELOA, EPTW, Handover notes and log sheets) during shift
    • Reporting any incidences/event during the shift to the concerned departments/agencies and management
    • Reviewing the shift reports e.g. handover notes, Executive brief, disturbance report
    • Ensuring update of Load Shedding and Under Frequency files
    • Ensuring all planned and forced outages are captured in Electrical Asset Management System

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering or related Electrical Engineering Degree
    • Registered member with EBK
    • Member of IEK
    • Supervisory Skills Development Course lasting not less than four (2) weeks
    • A minimum of six (6) years relevant work experience

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting and field visits

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    Legal Officers - Litigation - 2 Posts

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/53/VOL V – B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Senior Legal Officer, Litigation and Prosecution

    Job purpose

    This Job is responsible for ensuring efficient management of the litigation portfolio by facilitating the effective and expeditious prosecution and/or defence of disputes involving the Company.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing research material necessary for institution of suits in courts/tribunals
    • Undertaking the discovery of evidence for use in cases where the Company is a party
    • Drafting pleadings and other relevant documents for filing in courts/tribunals
    • Aiding communication with the Office of Attorney General and Department of Justice as may be required in litigation management
    • Conducting witness preparations for trials/hearings and arranging attendances of witnesses
    • Implementing Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
    • Initiating settlement proceedings where appropriate in matters pending in courts/tribunals
    • Conducting hearings in matters before courts/tribunals
    • Preparing necessary communication to the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice on arbitral proceedings commenced against the Company
    • Participating in all preliminary processes regarding arbitral proceedings, collating relevant documentation, drafting pleadings, filing the same before the arbitral tribunals, ensuring attendance of witnesses to the hearings and carrying out all other required processes till conclusion of the arbitral proceedings
    • Participating in handover of project sites and material and ensuring preservation of the evidence for use in any arbitral process thereafter
    • Carrying out research and drafting detailed legal opinions on matters on a need basis
    • Collaborating with other process owners for operational effectiveness
    • Updating and monitoring the litigation register
    • Updating the litigation diary
    • Updating the repository of Rulings/Judgments
    • Providing support in preparation, continuous review and implementation of internal policy documents
    • Proposing possible improvements to internal processes and workflows
    • Implementing Presidential Directives, Circulars and Executive Orders
    • Representing the Directorate in committee meetings
    • Advising on all legal, regulatory and policy matters affecting the Company’s operations
    • Handling ad-hoc legal issues which may arise from time to time

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution
    • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and have a valid practicing certificate
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Council of Legal Education
    • A minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting and field visits

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    Human Resource Officer Payroll & Compensation

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/208/VOL I – B (04/24) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Senior Human Resource Officer

    Job purpose

    This Job is responsible for timely and accurate salary and pension administration.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintaining and updating compensation database
    • Compiling accurate pay slips and ensuring all data for payroll is prepared
    • Participating in review of payroll software
    • Processing of pension benefits in accordance with the Trust Deeds and Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) rules and regulations
    • Providing an interface between KETRACO and pension scheme administrators, fund managers and custodians of staff superannuation funds
    • Processing SAP Payroll and interfacing the system with Finance General Ledger
    • Facilitating and overseeing prompt submission of the monthly payroll to Finance ensuring staff are paid by 25th day of every month
    • Processing staff benefits such as loans, advances, allowances, terminal benefits and any other approved staff claims
    • Assessing staff eligibility to qualify for staff loans, bank loans, advances and making the necessary recommendations
    • Undertaking reviewing of proposals from potential banks for personal lending to staff and recommending for further managerial action
    • Processing all statutory deductions like P.A.Y.E, N.S.S.F., N.H.I.F. and Pension through the monthly payroll and ensuring prompt remittance
    • Recovering terminal dues overpayments, money incurred or any other resources from staff due to KETRACO
    • Extracting KETRACO annual P.A.Y.E. returns in accordance with Income Tax Department requirements
    • Preparing annual staff status reports for National Employment Authority, Salaries & Remuneration Commission
    • Resolving payroll discrepancies and assisting in payroll audits
    • Facilitating the remittance of both members’ contributions to the fund managers and assisting in preparation of timely annual pension accounts
    • Reporting changes in the pension fund membership to pension administrators
    • Maintaining and ensuring safe custody and confidentiality of member’s records
    • Sensitizing members on pension matters
    • Implementing key Board and Management decisions like Salary Reviews
    • Participating in the development and implementation of compensation and benefit related policies and procedures
    • Preparing ad hoc reports for Management’s decision making
    • Assisting in budget preparation and administration

    Qualifications & Skills Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or BCOM, Finance
    • Registered member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM)
    • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K)
    • Post graduate diploma in Human Resource HRM or CHRP Certificate
    • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks
    • Minimum of three (3) years of SAP-HCM (payroll) version 7.0 experience
    • Experience in SAP-BI and analytical skills will be an added advantage

    Working Condition:

    • Office setting and field visits

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    Receptionist

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/129/VOL II – B (04/2024) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Corporate Communications Officer- Customer Care

    Job purpose

    This Job is for providing excellent customer service at the Company’s entry point

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manning and guarding all receptions at the Head Office
    • Maintaining a record of all activities at other receptions within the Head Office
    • Receiving walk-in visitors and checking them in via the Visitors Management System
    • Directing visitors to relevant offices
    • Drafting quarterly customer service reports
    • Conducting in-house customer service training and reporting on the same
    • Ensuring all receptions are presentable and well-stocked with updated IEC materials
    • Managing the main switchboard
    • Receiving and escalating complaints to the Customer Care Officer
    • Receiving and registering feedback via suggestion box and feedback forms and escalating to Customer Care Officer
    • Undertaking the translation of service charter into special formats
    • Distributing the Company’s IEC material and updating the log sheet
    • Executing customer Service week and decorations for receptions during Christmas season
    • Updating the Corporate database
    • Providing necessary information for Customer Service Survey
    • Undertaking the customer care program

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Diploma in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field from a recognized institution
    • Relevant professional qualifications/certification
    • Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience

    Working Conditions: Office setting and field visits

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    Supply Chain Assistant Stores & Warehouse - 2 Posts

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/83/VOL III – B (04/2024) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Supply Chain Officer (Stores and Warehouse).

    Job purpose

    This Job is responsible for implementing the strategic procurement of goods, works services, inventory management and disposal in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act (PPADA) 2015 and attendant regulations 2020. The job holder implements the procurement plan and processes of the Logistics section (Operations & Maintenance and Stores & Warehouses) of the Supply Chain department.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring compliance with all Public Procurement Statutory and Legal Requirements in the organization.
    • Compiling and Implements stores functions and processes for the Operation and Maintenance Section of the department by maintaining inventory within the stores.
    • Implementing storage and warehousing functions in line with the requirements of the PPADA 2015.
    • Participating and providing secretariat services in all procurement and asset disposal committees including receipt and issuance of goods in the stores, inspection & acceptance, and disposal committees.
    • Maintaining safe custody of the procurement and asset disposal documents and records for the prescribed period.
    • Retrieving information, as and when required for review and compliance purposes.
    • Participating in regional and central stores and conduct quarterly and annual stock taking.
    • Preparing system request for goods received notes, service entries and invoices to facilitate the procure to pay process.
    • Preparing statutory reports in line with stores and warehousing.
    • Implementing inventory management to ensure optimal stock levels are maintained in all regional stores and warehouses in the organization.
    • Compiling lists for disposal of idle, obsolete and redundant materials in Regional Stores and Sites.
    • Ensuring Safety, Security and Cleanliness in the Storage Facilities.

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Diploma in Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain Management or related field from a recognized institution.
    • Associate member of Kenya Institute for Supplies Management (KISM).

    Working condition:

    Office setting & Field visits for operations of regional stores and warehouses.

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    Office Administrator

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/212/VOL I – B (04/2024) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Manager, Administration

    Job purpose

    This Job is responsible for supporting the Head of Departments/Directorates and other office managers by carrying out administrative/office duties and handling general office management.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring proper utilization of office stationery.
    • Supporting Head of department/directorate carrying out administrative/office duties.
    • Coordinating correspondences within the Directorate.
    • Editing/referencing letters, memos and documents for accuracy before dispatch.
    • Ensuring accurate records management in the directorate by Maintaining office systems and management of the whole filing system to Company standard procedures.
    • Providing assistance in preparing office procedures; i.e. departmental Annual work plan, Annual procurement plan.
    • Providing general support to visitors either in person, by email or phone.
    • Initiating payments process in the SAP ERP platform upon approval such as Preparing and monitoring purchase requisitions for vendor’s invoice payments for services rendered i.e. Conference booking, Training fee, Consultancy Services fees, Air ticket fees and office stationery.
    • Facilitating team effort by accomplishing related result such as in fast-tracking payment approvals for compensation to PAPs, Consultants, Staff travel memos and other approvals.
    • Screening Directorate’s /Department’s telephone calls.
    • Compiling documentary evidence across the department for annual Performance contracting evaluation and ISO Audit.
    • Organizing travel arrangements for Senior Managers/General Manager.
    • Arranging meetings by reserving hotel conference facilities, board rooms, taxis in liaison with supply chain department.
    • Preserving and upholding departmental sensitive information in a confidential manner.
    • Coordinating repairs of office equipment in liaison with the administration department.
    • Coordinating and maintaining office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies through the supply chain.
    • Coordinating processes related to the administration of human resource activities i.e. departmental performance appraisals, renewal of contracts.
    • Collating directorate‘s training proposals for forwarding to the Human Resource directorate.
    • Ensuring the Directorate/Department complies with Company approved branding manuals standards and guideline relating to letter writing/memo templates and other Company documents.

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Diploma in Business Administration/Office Management/Human Resource Management/ Secretarial Course/Inventory Management or related field from a recognized institution.
    • Full member of KENASA.
    • Supervisory course lasting not less than two weeks.
    • A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience.

    Working condition:

    Office setting and field visits.

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    Business Development Officer

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/210/VOL I – B (04/2024) ON PERMANENT & PENSIONABLE TERMS

    Reporting to the Senior Business Development Officer

    Job purpose

    The successful candidate will be responsible prospecting business opportunities through identification of commercial business income streams by leveraging on excess resources of the Company.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Providing information to Senior Business Development Officer by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
    • Developing business cases of well-researched opportunities.
    • Working closely with cross-cutting departments and customers to identify business opportunities locally and regionally.
    • Liaising with external partners in relation to contracting, licensing, and compliance requirements.
    • Supporting NOC operations regarding billing, network configuration & SLA management.
    • Drafting relevant documents for establishing commercial relationships with clients.
    • Exploring business opportunities and drafting proposals to different decision-making bodies.
    • Supporting timely billing and collection of commercial revenues.
    • Developing business development promotional activities.
    • Performing customer service for commercial clients.

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Economics/Strategic Management/Commerce or related field from a recognized institution.
    • A minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.

    Working condition:

    Office setting and field visits.

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    Security Officers - Operations - 2 Posts

    REF: KET/5/1C/40/209- B Vol I (04/2024) ON PERMANENT AND PENSIONABLE

    Reporting to the Senior Security Officer Operations.

    Job Purpose

    This job is responsible Coordinating implementation of security Procedures and Work Instructions for effective and efficient security management in the Company’s premises and Installations.

    Key Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks:

    • Supervising the Security Agents/Regional Officers.
    • Ensuring that the Company staff and service providers comply with security policies, regulations, and guidelines.
    • Ensuring systematic filing and documentation of all security operation files and reports.
    • Ensuring all contracted security personnel are well conversant with work procedures and work standing orders.
    • Ensuring effective and efficient manning of CCTV and Access Control to the Company’s premises to detect any unlawful access or interference.
    • Supervising contracted security personnel and other security agencies.
    • Conducting routine physical security inspections of Company’s premises, assets, and transmission lines.
    • Undertaking Security Risk Assessments and Security Inspections.
    • Preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual security reports.
    • Processing monthly security invoices for Security Service Providers as laid down in the Security Procedures and Work Instructions in a timely manner.
    • Assisting in the training and sensitization of the Company staff on issues relating to security threats.
    • Performing security surveillance in the Company Premises, Transmission Lines (both complete and under construction).
    • Proactively collecting, collating, and disseminating relevant security intelligence that can be used to prevent security breaches against employees, assets, and installations.
    • Attending to all operational security-related incidents as directed in liaison with other government security organs.
    • Identifying gaps in the existing security setup and make recommendations for amendment where necessary.

    Qualifications & Skills required:

    • A bachelor’s degree in social sciences/security management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    • Served in the Police Service/Military and attained the rank of Inspector/Captain.
    • Management course lasting not less than three months from a recognized institution.
    • Investigations/Intelligence course lasting not less than one (1) month.
    • Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) months.
    • Computer literate.
    • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience.

    Working Conditions: Office setting & Field visits.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL POSITIONS
    Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:-

    • A Signed application letter;
    • A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating current and previous employers, positions held, level of education, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment and names of at least three professional referees;
    • Copies of academic and professional certificates; and
    • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.

    Important Information to note:

    • Candidates should provide all the details requested for in the advertisement. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application;
    • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted;
    • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
    • Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during interviews; and
    • It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.

    Only Successful candidates will be expected to present the following Chapter Six Clearance Certificates : -

    • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
    • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
    • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); and
    • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

    The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED, THE MINORITIES AND FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing and giving false information shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

    Interested candidates fulfilling the required qualifications should submit their application clearly indicating the position applied for and vacancy Reference No. as the subject heading via the joblink posted on KETRACO website.

    NOTE: These positions are open to KENYAN Citizens ONLY.

    The successful candidates for the positions will be offered competitive remuneration package in accordance with the Company guidelines. Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their applications by 19th April 2024 at 5.00pm so as to reach:-

    The Managing Director,
    Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
    KAWI COMPLEX, 4th
     Floor,
    Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road,
    P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,
    NAIROBI.


    Please note that applications will ONLY be via joblink, hard copies shall not be considered. Indicate the position reference number as the subject heading candidates MUST fill an online form on our website. 

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