• Job Opportunities at National Construction Authority - 22 Positions

  • Posted on: 17 July, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The National Construction Authority (NCA) is a government organisation which regulates, streamlines and builds capacity in the construction indusrty.

    Senior Strategy & Planning Officer

     

    Qualifications for the Senior Strategy & Planning Officer 

    • A minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of Corporate Strategy and Planning Officer I grade C6 or its equivalent;
    • Bachelors degree in either Economics, Economics and Mathematics, Economics and Statistics, Finance and
    • Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    • Certificate in Project Management from a recognized Institution;
    • A certificate in computer applications.

    NOTE: A certificate in supervisory skills development course lasting not less than two (2) week from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Senior Strategy & Planning Officer Job

    • Evaluate and consolidate performance contract reports from the departments;
    • Analyze and prioritize issues presented in the Authority’s strategic plan;
    • Compile and prepare reports on implementation of the Authority’s strategic plan;
    • Initiate pre-feasibility and feasibility studies;
    • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of Authority’s projects and programmes;
    • Analyze departmental performance contract reports and maintain records on performance contract;
    • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of the Authority’s activities and programs.

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    Senior Human Resource Officer

     

    Qualifications for the Senior Human Resource Officer Job

    • A minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of Human Resource Officer Igrade C6 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Bachelors degree in Human Resource management from a recognized institution nOR a degree in Social Science and a higher diploma in Human Resource Management;
    • Membership with the Institute of Human Resource Management or any other relevant and recognized HR professional body;
    • A certificate in computer applications.

    NOTE: A certificate in supervisory skills development course lasting not less than two (2) week from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Senior Human Resource Officer Job

    • An officer at this level will work under the supervision of a more senior officer. Specific duties and responsibilities for an officer at this level will entail the following:
    • Compile agenda and minutes for the Human Resource Management Advisory Committee;
    • Process decisions of the Human Resource Management Advisory Committee asapproved by the Authorized Officer;
    • Initiate development and review of Human Resource Management policies;
    • Initiate training plans and projections and processing staff training requests;
    • Process Human Resource management correspondence;
    • Initiate departmental monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
    • Initiate development of departmental budgets and work plans;
    • Participate in coordinating the staff performance appraisal process;
    • Carry out operational functions of Human Resource management of limited scope.

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    Senior Compliance Officer

     

    Qualifications for the Senior Compliance Officer Job

    • A minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of Compliance Officer I grade C6 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Membership with relevant professional body such as Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK), Institute of
    • Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK), Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK), Institute of Construction Project Managers (ICPM);

    NOTE: A certificate in supervisory skills development course lasting not less than two (2)week from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Senior Compliance Officer Job

    • An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters or regional offices.
    • Conducting quality assurance checks on all kinds of construction works;
    • Summarizing the outcome of the quality assurance operations and making recommendations for appropriate action;
    • Prepare closure notices for non-compliance sites;
    • Follow up on non-compliant construction sites to ensure corrective actions;
    • Recommend lifting of closure notices on compliance;
    • Initiate reports as appropriate.

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    Assistant Manager Research & Capacity Building

     

    Qualifications for the Assistant Manager Research & Capacity Building Job

    • A minimum of six (6) years relevant experience, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Senior
    • Research and Capacity Building Officer grade C5 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Bachelors degree in either Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Quantity Surveying, Construction
    • Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution ;
      Masters degree in either Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Construction Management, Business Administration or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Membership with local and relevant professional body and holder of the current valid nannual practicing license;
    • Registered with local and relevant statutory professional body and holder of a valid annual practicing license;

    NOTE: A certificate in senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Assistant Manager Research & Capacity Building Job

    • An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters.
    • Initiate development of work plans, procurement plans and budget for the department;
    • Initiate formulation and implementation of policies, strategies and procedures;
    • Formulate and refine data collection methodologies and test research instruments;
    • Identify research projects and business development opportunities and develop concept papers to justify research and business development;
    • Conduct capacity building needs analysis and formulate training programs;
    • Initiate training and capacity building reports, evaluate training and capacity building programs and make recommendations;
    • Maintain a database of CPD programs for contractors and continuous education programs for skilled construction workers and site supervisors;
    • Initiate training and capacity building and research and business development budgets;
    • Facilitate evaluation of research projects and papers through external peer reviewers and facilitate evaluation of applications by potential peer reviewers;
    • Facilitate publication and dissemination of research findings;

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    Assistant Manager Compliance

     

    Qualifications for the Assistant Manager Compliance Job

    • A minimum of six (6) years relevant experience, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Senior Compliance Officer grade C5 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines; Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
      Masters degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Construction Management, Business Administration or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
      Current membership with a relevant professional body and holder of the current valid annual practicing license;
      Registered with local and relevant statutory professional body and holder of a valid annual practicing license;

    NOTE: A certificate in senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Assistant Manager Compliance Job

    An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters or regional offices.

    • Specific duties and responsibilities at the headquarters include:
    • Initiate development, review and monitor implementation of policies, strategies and procedures relating to registration of projects, contractors, skilled construction workers and site supervisors
    • Initiate development of work plans, procurement plans and budget for the department;
    • Development of departmental work plans, procurement plan and budget;
    • Conduct compliance checks on all kinds of construction works and recommend appropriate action;
    • Review all correspondence between the project consultants and contractors for cases under investigation or are suspicious;
    • Investigate allegations of contravention of the Code of Conduct for the Construction Industry;
    • Establish if there is sufficient grounds and the Authority’s jurisdiction to investigate complaints or suspicion;
    • Undertake investigation on complaints and suspicion on non-compliance and prepare reports on findings and recommendations;
    • Ensure compliance with the Code of Conduct for the Construction Industry and other relevant regulations; and
    • Provide information and respond to inquiries from stakeholders;

    Specific duties and responsibilities at the regional office include:

    • Liaise with the County Governments and other relevant agencies in the respective regional office on all Authority’s activities;
    • Oversee registration of contractors including timely issuance of registration documents and renewal of registration;
    • Oversee and coordinate accreditation of construction workers and construction site supervisors in the region;
    • Prepare, coordinate and execute quality assurance in construction activities in the region and ensure compliance with the code of conduct;
    • Oversee and coordinate research, business development, training and capacity buildingof contractors, construction workers and construction site supervisors in the region;
    • Oversee collection of relevant levies and fees;
    • Ensure proper utilization and management of the Authority’s resources such as finance, human capital and assets in the respective region;

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    Assistant Manager Registration

     

    Qualifications for the Assistant Manager Registration Job

    • A minimum of six (6) years relevant experience, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Senior Registration Officer grade C5 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines; Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Masters degree in Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Construction Management, Business
    • Administration or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Current membership with a relevant professional body and holder of the current valid annual practicing license;
    • Registered with local and relevant statutory professional body and holder of a valid annual practicing license;

    NOTE: A certificate in senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Assistant Manager Registration Job

    • An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters or regional offices.
    • Initiate development, review and monitor implementation of policies, strategies and procedures relating to registration of projects, contractors, skilled construction workers and site supervisors
    • Initiate formulation and implementation of relevant policies, strategies and procedures;
    • Initiate development of work plans, procurement plans and budget for the department;
    • Development of departmental work plans, procurement plan and budget;
    • Prepare certificates for registration of contractors and construction projects;
    • Participate in the design and review of evaluation criteria or tools for registration of contractors;
    • Planning, scheduling and distribution of work to other officers under him/her;
    • Supervision, training and capacity building of staff under him/her;

    Specific duties and responsibilities at the regional office include:

    • Liaise with the County Governments and other relevant agencies in the respective regional office on all Authority’s activities;
    • Oversee registration of contractors including timely issuance of registration documents and renewal of registration;
    • Oversee and coordinate accreditation of construction workers and construction site supervisors in the region;
    • Prepare, coordinate and execute quality assurance in construction activities in the region and ensure compliance with the code of conduct;
    • Oversee and coordinate research, business development, training and capacity building of contractors, construction workers and construction site supervisors in the region;
    • Oversee collection of relevant levies and fees;
    • Ensure proper utilization and management of the Authority’s resources such as finance, human capital and assets in the respective region;

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    General Manager Corporate Services

     

    Qualifications for the General Manager Corporate Services Job

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience in a comparable organization in either public or private sector, three (3) of which should have been at the grade of Manager grade C3 or its equivalent in either: Human Resource, Administration, Finance, Accounts, Supply Chain Management, Legal, Corporate Strategy or ICT Services for a period of at least three (3) years;
    • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, Human Resource, Computer Science/Information Communication Technology, Supply Chain Management, Law, Economics or any other relevant social science degree from a recognized institution;
    • Masters degree in the respective disciplines or Business Administration or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Membership with a relevant and recognized professional body;
    • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence, administrative capacity required for effective planning, directing, controlling and coordinating corporate services programmes.
    • A thorough understanding of National goals, policies and programmes and the ability to successfully play part in their implementation.

    NOTE: Possession of a strategic leadership course from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage

    Responsibilities for the General Manager Corporate Services Job

    An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters.

    • Oversee formulation, implementation and review of policies and strategies on Finance, Human Resource Management, Administration, Accounts, ICT, Supply Chain Management, Legal, strategy and Corporate Communications;
      Oversee the implementation of the departments’ strategic objectives;
      Overall co-ordination of activities in Finance, Human Resource Management, Administration, Accounts, ICT,
    • Supply Chain Management, Legal, Strategy and Corporate Communications including asset management;
    • Ensure the department achieves targets as set out in the performance contract and other instruments;
    • Ensure operational accountability and transparency within the department;
    • Oversee the annual budgeting process for the Authority;
    • Oversee development of resource mobilization strategies for the Authority to fund its operations and ensure the financial sustainability;
    • Ensure staff are facilitated with the necessary ICT working tools and infrastructure;
    • Oversee provision and maintenance of a conducive working environment;

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    Compliance Officer - 12 positions

     

    Requirements for the Compliance Officer Job

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

    • Bachelor’s degree in either Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Construction Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
      OR
    • A Diploma in either Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution; and a minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of Compliance Officer II grade C7 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Certificate in computer applications.

    Responsibilities for the Compliance Officer Job

    • Maintain a filing system for non- compliance cases under investigation;
    • Collate data captured during quality assurance site visits;
    • Verify documented detected non-compliance issues in construction projects;
    • Continuous updating of records in the department registry;
    • Retrieval of records from the departments registry;
    • Initiate correspondence between the Authority and stakeholders;
    • Mark non-compliant construction projects.

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    Senior Research & capacity Building Officer

     

    Qualifications for the Senior Research & capacity Building Officer Job

    • A minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of Research & Capacity Building Officer I grade C6 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Engineering, Architecture, Building Economics, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Membership with relevant professional body such as Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK), Institute of
    • Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK), Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK), Institute of Construction Project Managers (ICPM);

    NOTE: A certificate in supervisory skills development course lasting not less than two (2) week from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Senior Research & capacity Building Officer Job

    • An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters or regional offices.
      Specific duties and responsibilities include:
    • Analyze research and business development data relevant to the construction industry;
    • Evaluate training and capacity building project proposals and applications from potential trainers;
    • Design training need analysis methodologies and instruments and capacity building programs for the construction industry;
    • Review training programs in the construction industry and prepare training and capacity building reports;
    • Organize training and capacity building seminars and workshops;
    • Design data collection methodology and instruments and initiate research studies on construction industry;
    • Collect and collate data on research projects;
    • Draft research reports;
    • Initiate business case models.

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    Senior ICT Officer

     

    Requirements for Senior ICT Officer Job

    • For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
    • A minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of ICT Officer I grade C6 or in a comparable and relevant position
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized university;
    • Database certification, systems certification, MCSE, CCNA, database administrator diploma or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    NOTE: A certificate in supervisory skills development course lasting not less than two (2) week from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Senior ICT Officer Job

    Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

    • Carrying out systems analysis, design and programme specifications in liaison with users;
    • Participate in developing, implementing and maintenance of systems;
    • Ensuring adherence to established ICT standards;
    • Compiling overall systems documentation;
    • Participate in installation, certification, repairs and maintenance of Information Communication Technology equipment and associated peripherals;
    • Participate in development and maintenance of ICT standards;
    • Recommending Hardware/Software specifications for Information Communication Technology equipment;
    • Drawing and scheduling preventive maintenance; and
    • Assisting in feasibility studies as assigned.

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    Senior Quality Assurance Officer

     

    Qualifications for the Senior Quality Assurance Officer Job

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

    • A minimum of three (3) years experience at the grade of Research & Capacity Building Officer I grade C6 or in a comparable and relevant position;
    • Three (3) years relevant working experience in a construction related environment;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Business Management, Project Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution OR a bachelor’s degree in any other related field and a diploma in Project Management;
    • Certificate in Quality Management Systems (QMS);
    • Membership with relevant and recognized professional body;
    • Registration with relevant professional regulatory body where applicable;

    NOTE: A certificate in supervisory skills development course lasting not less than two (2) week from a recognized institution will be considered an added advantage.

    Responsibilities for the Senior Quality Assurance Officer Job

    An officer at this level will be deployed at the headquarters.

    • Develop and document quality assurance standards;
    • Conduct and evaluate various quality checks on systems within the Authority;
    • Identify areas where policies and procedures need to be developed or improved;
    • Execute quality audit procedures as per assigned work schedules;
    • Develop and review quality audit manuals;
    • Evaluate and recommend corrective action when necessary with regard to Authority processes and procedures; and
    • Preparation of evaluation reports.

    Method of Application

    Email: careers@nca.go.ke

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