• Jobs at Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Ltd - 5 Positions

  • Posted on: 28 November, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Ltd is a county corporation mandated to provide Water and Sanitation Services within the County of Kakamega. As part of our continued growth and team strengthening, we are looking for self-motivated, qualified, competent, seasoned and talented. This will be an officer working under the Commercial and Finance Manager. The officer will functionally report to the Commercial and Finance Manager and administratively to the Managing Director.

     

    Customer Services & Public Relations Manager

     

    Responsibilities for the Customer Services & Public Relations Manager Job

    • Develop, jointly with the Commercial and Finance Manager, approved customer service charter, strategies and operating plans that reflect the long-term corporate goals and priorities of the company.
    • Create a communication system that transcends between the company and customers to evolve a conducive working atmosphere;
    • Ensure the fostering of good working relationships with customers by providing good service in a timely manner;
    • Train personnel on public relations;
    • Undertake public awareness campaigns on various customer service and public relations.
    • Identify and create a rapport with relevant pressure groups
    • Build good publicity through participation in community initiatives and feature articles in the media;
    • Keep an up to date register of customer details
    • Develop and implement company policies on customer service and public relations

    Customer Services & Public Relations Manager Job Qualifications

    • B.Com (Marketing) or B.A International Relations and Diplomacy, B.A in Social Sciences (Sociology, Economics, Criminology, Political Science, Development studies etc) or Degree in Water /Waste Water Technology or equivalent
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations or journalism or equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • At least five (5) years relevant experience, 3 of which at a management level
    • Relevant Computer Software Packages;
    • Report writing skills;
    • Management and supervisory skills;
    • Customer handling/care skills;
    • Knowledge of Water Sector Reforms

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    Procurement Manager

     

    Responsibilities for the Procurement Manager Job

    • Preparation and implementation of annual procurement plans for the Company.
    • Ensure smooth, speedy and efficient procurement of goods and services for various departments
    • As Secretary to the Tender Committee, perform the functions as stipulated under the Public Procurement and Asset Disposals Act 2015
    • Ensure stocks control;
    • Ensure timely receipt and processing of requisitions from user departments;
    • Ensure economy, efficiency and effectiveness in purchasing;
    • Initiate development and review of Company procurement policies, regulations and standards;
    • Undertake marketing surveillance of relevant products;
    • Review re-order levels and monitor the movement of stores;
    • Advice management on the best procurement practices;

    Procurement Manager Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Supply Chain Management),Procurement and Contract Management, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management or any other relevant field,
    • Diploma in Supplies Management will be an added advantage;
    • Must be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
    • At least five (5) years relevant experience, 3 of which at a management level
    • Demonstrated outstanding leadership capability;
    • Have high degree of integrity and dependability
    • Have good interpersonal relations and communication skills
    • Computer proficiency;
    • Report writing skills;

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    Quality Assurance Manager

     

    Responsibilities for the Quality Assurance Manager Job

    • Develop and implement water quality surveillance schedules and activities in all Areas and Schemes.
    • Oversee the development and implementation of water safety plan
    • Coordinate all environmental pollution control activities to ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations and guidelines.
    • Prepare manpower and budgetary planning for the section;
    • Administers and directs all laboratory activities on quality assurance control, research and technical investigation; and
    • Processes and interprets quality assurance data as well as networking and team work.
    • Record and share results of the analysis and advice corrective action as appropriate
    • Develop quality assurance policies and procedures
    • Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure quality water production
    • Monitor risk management activities related to water quality and production
    • Ensure accreditation of the lab

    Quality Assurance Manager Job Qualifications

    • BSC. Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Environmental sciences;
    • Relevant professional qualifications in the water sector
    • At least five (5) years relevant experience, 3 of which at a management level
    • Have wide experience in the water sector.
    • Demonstrated outstanding leadership capability;
    • Have high degree of integrity and dependability
    • Have good interpersonal relations and communication skills

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    ICT Officer

     

    Responsibilities for the ICT Officer Job

    • Formulation, interpretation and application of ICT policies, procedures, rules and regulations;
    • Ensure that there is adequate system integrity and security, including physical safety and security of the computer hardware;
    • Keep abreast with changes in technology and advise management on upgrades or purchase of new technology as appropriate;
    • Developing and motivating an innovative and inspired ICT team and re-evaluating their skills and output to ensure delivery of results;
    • Providing appropriate information and guidance on emerging and best practices in ICT;
    • Overseeing the Company’s network and liaising with ICT suppliers and support services provider;
    • Ensuring timely provision of ICT service to all functions of the Company;
    • Ensuring implementation of well co-ordinate system(s) with sufficient controls in all functions of the Company;
    • Ensuring appropriate database administration, data backups and recovery procedures;
    • Ensuring effective and efficient use of ICT resources within the Company;
    • Ensuring proper maintenance of ICT related equipment;
    • Process data for use by the accountant in the production of monthly and year-end report, including assisting in the actual production of the reports;
    • Coordination, development and upgrading of websites;.

    ICT Officer Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized university;
    • Relevant IT certificates and competencies such as MCSE ,CCNA,CCNP or Linux is mandatory.
    • Satisfactorily served in the grade of ICT Officer or a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like organizations for at least five (3) years
    • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills;
    • A high degree of integrity and dependability; and
    • Demonstrated high management capability and competence in computerized information systems.

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    Chief Accountant

     

    Responsibilities for the Chief Accountant Job

    • Prepare timely monthly, quarterly and annual management and financial reports
    • Advise management on revenue and costing issues
    • Preparation of cash flows forecasts;
    • Prepare timely and accurate financial budgets and forecasts by consolidating individual departmental budgets
    • Analyze budget and other financial variances (such as product margins) and advise Finance Manager accordingly.
    • Provide financial information to senior management, including monthly management/financial accounts and budget reports;
    • Monitor Creditors’ payments including petty cash and reconciliation;
    • Evaluate non-financial indicators, such as stock turnover and report on their effect on business performance or profitability
    • Monitor costs such as wages, materials and equipment;
    • Identify areas of the business where inefficiencies may occur.

    Chief Accountant Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance, Accounting or its equivalent
    • Holder of CPA K, or equivalent from a recognized body
    • Must be a member of ICPAK
    • Proficiency in accounting packages including MIS,FIS, pastel etc;
    • Have attended training in management;
    • Conversant with donor reporting requirements
    • At least five (5) years relevant experience, 3 of which at a management level
    • Prior experience in managing a large organization/busy environment

    Method of Application

    • All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and any other supporting documents. The positions applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope. Applications should be submitted to:
    • THE SECRETARIAT BOARD OF DIRECTORS KAKAMEGA COUNTY WATER AND SANITATION COMPANY P.O. BOX 1189-50100 KAKAMEGA
    • Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the company headquarters, Kakamega Water and Sanitation Company, Kefinco House, off Kakamega Kisumu road, behind Barclays bank

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