Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Technical Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job purposes

The Technical Manager is responsible for the Technical and / or Engineering function of the company, to ensure the core business is run in a professional way, attain highest standards of operations efficiency and adherence to best
practice and other Engineering standards.

Reporting: To the Managing Director

Supervises: Technical department / function staff

Job description

The duties and responsibilities of technical manager entail: –

Ensuring compliance with established standards for planning, design, construction, and operation and maintenance of water and waste water services and facilities.
Ensuring achievement of the key performance indicators in line with the water sector benchmarks on water coverage, sewerage coverage, water quality, metering ratio, non-revenue water,
operation and maintenance costs among other.
Implementing technical standards of the company.
Evaluating performance of the company on all the specified key
performance indicators to ensure continuous improvement.
Responsible for water conservation and demand management for
the water utility.
Ensuring that all materials, parts, chemicals are used in operations
and meets required safety and quality standards not to compromise
on staff, customer or public health and safety.
Responsible for ensuring all technical operations and projects are
carried out in accordance with approved budgets.
Responsible for development of framework for management and maintenance of the water distribution system, sewer system in the company’s area of operation.
Managing all waters produced and fed into the system to minimize wastage and losses and ensure much of the water produced and fed into the distribution system is accounted for.
Identify training needs for the department staff.
Mentor and coach departmental staff.
Develop department budget and work plan.
Identify and Prepare procurement needs of the department.
Participate in strategic planning and implementation.
Responsible for physical assets assigned to the department.
Makes strategic, operational and technical decisions for the
Plans, assigns and monitors staff work performance, appraises /
evaluates departments/ staff performance.
Work closely with other departments / sections in all areas.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director from
time to time.

Academic, professional requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, water / waste water
engineering from a recognized institution.
Registered Engineer with the relevant professional body and
member in good standing.
At least 12 years’ experience with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial or supervisory position in the water sector.
Ability to prepare technical report/proposals

How to Apply

All interested candidates should submit their applications in soft copy through the email address and should indicate the title of the
position and code in the email subject.

Applications should be submitted to:

Managing Director
Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
P O Box 3880-40300

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