Kikuyu Water Co. Technical Manager, Finance & Administration Manager, and Revenue & Billing Officer Jobs in Kenya

Technical Manager

Reporting To: Managing Director
Department: Technical Department

Job Summary:

Direct, co-ordinate, control and manage the company’s operations and maintenance of infrastructure and equipment in order to supply water and sanitation services to the residents of Kikuyu Township and its environs effectively and efficiently.

Job Grade:
KWC-07

Key Tasks:

  • Responsible for the overall supervision to ensure proper functioning of the Technical Department and its personnel ensuring that the duties are carried out in accordance with the company’s policies
  • Maintain and improve on the current sources of water; ensure regular and reliable water service delivery consistent with the available water resources; minimize water losses through regular preventive maintenance of the service delivery infrastructure
  • Investigate new sources of water and prepare plans to develop these sources to improve service delivery; monitor, on a regular basis, service delivery against planned indicators
  • Provide strategic advice for the technical planning initiatives within the organization;
  • Maintain water production and inventory on reported leakage register and ensure necessary action is taken.
  • Devise ways to enhance on water production and reduction of non-revenue water; design and implement sound maintenance schedule of the system; coordinate installation of new connections and reconnections exercise; coordinate and develop strategy on eradication of illegal mal-practices in the field;
  • Prepare reports and key policy documents for discussion with relevant stakeholders; participating in resource mobilization activities; budgeting and Strategic Planning;
  • Preparation of proper documents for works. Prepare and submit proposals to donors for funding of projects within the company’s area of jurisdiction.
  • Supervising operations and maintenance staff; and ensuring water quality and standards are met.
  • Supervision of contractors and consultants.
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Degree in Civil/Water Engineering.
  • Registered or eligible registration with Engineers Registration Board.
  • 3 years working experience in senior management.
  • Self driven and motivated with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Customer oriented and have demonstrated good leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills and computer literate with knowledge of AutoCAD.
Finance & Administration Manager

Reporting To: Finance & Administration Manager
Department: Finance

Job Summary:

Plan, direct and co-ordinate the financial, human resource and administrative operations under the broad guidance of the Managing Director and in consultation with managers of other departments.

Job Grade: KWC-07

Key Tasks:

  • Organization and management of the Accounts section; billing and revenue collection; interpretation of financial policies, budgetary controls, management accounting methods and financial returns; and prioritization of projects.
  • Responsible for planning, designing, reviewing, coordinating, controlling and implementing the financial management and accounting systems
  • Responsible for the following:- recruitment; appointment; promotions; remuneration; staff training and development; human resource planning and succession management; staff welfare; developing/revising human resource policies and procedures; performance appraisal; maintenance of human resource information system; maintenance of Terms and Conditions of Service; as well as ensuring professional Career Planning.
  • Responsible for administrative duties such as overseeing management of assets, registry services; safe custody and management of records; management of transport; office management; and telephone services.
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance/Commerce or equivalent and CPA (K)
  • Masters degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years working experience in senior management.
  • Self driven and motivated with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Customer oriented and have demonstrated good leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills and must be computer literate.
Revenue & Billing Officer

Reporting To: Finance & Administration Manager
Department: Commercial

Job Summary:

Plan, direct and co-ordinate the commercial operation under the broad guidance of the Finance & Administration Manager and in consultation with managers of other departments.

Job Grade: KWC-06

Key Tasks:

  • Managing and supervising commercial aspects of the company operations particularly as they relate to revenue generation.
  • Developing long term business strategies and operating plans that reflect the long term goals and priorities.
  • Ensuring the provision of comprehensive commercial information systems, including up to date customer database to achieve the overall company revenue objectives.
  • Ensuring timely, complete and accurate reading and billing of services and subsequent revenue collection.
  • Carrying out customer survey and proposing improvement arising from feedback received.
  • Establishing and maintain systems for positive customer relations.
  • Ensure credit control and collection of outstanding water debts.
  • Ensure water tariffs are reviewed as appropriate.
  • Ensure customer complaints are tracked and effectively addressed.
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors Degree in Finance/Commerce or equivalent and CPA (K)
  • 3 years working experience in senior management.
  • Self driven and motivated with ability to meet deadlines.
  • Customer oriented and have demonstrated good leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills and must be computer literate.
If you meet the above criteria, submit your application (quoting the job position on the envelope) together with detailed CVs, including day time contacts, current and expected salaries, notice period required to take up an appointment where successful, names and contacts of three (3) referees while at the same attaching copies of all certificates/testimonials and National ID and be hand delivered or mailed so as to reach the Managing Director not later than close of business on Tuesday, 3rd July 2012.

Kikuyu Water Company Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization. 
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.


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