Lake Victoria North Water Services Board Jobs in Kenya: Water Services Provision Manager, Asset Development Manager, and Legal & Compliance Manager

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board

Lake Victoria North Water Services Board was established under the Water Act 2002, as part of the reforms in the water sector.

The Board is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within its area of jurisdiction as authorized by the Licence.

The Board seeks to strengthen its senior management team by recruiting experienced and dynamic professionals to fill the following vacant positions.

Water Services Provision Manager
LVNWSB/P13/2012 (Re-Advertisement)

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the Water Service Provision Manager will be responsible for:
  • Preparation and implementation of the investment of the Water Service
  • Provider’s management strategy;
  • Preparation of proposals to donors for funding for Water Service Provider based projects;
  • Supervising and monitoring of Water Service Provider;
  • Developing and regulating small scale service providers in peri-urban Rural and Informal settings;
  • Monitoring of Service Provision Agreements;
  • Developing and promoting sustainable and viable water providers in urban and rural schemes with a view to clustering;
  • Coordination of community and rural water and sanitation schemes in liaison with relevant stakeholders;
  • Assist in the preparation of work plans and Budgets; and,
  • Monitor operations and maintenance activities of Water Service Providers
Requirements for the position
  • Must have a Bsc. in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Have at least 5 years experience in a busy utility organization, 2 years of which must have served in a senior management position
  • Have knowledge in operations and maintenance of water and sewerage utilities
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Proven and demonstrated leadership, managerial and administrative skills
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines.
  • A registered engineer with ERB and a corporate membership of IEK will be an added advantage.
Asset Development Manager
LVNWSB/P14/2012 – 1 Post (Re-Advertisement)

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the position will be responsible for:
  • Preparing investment proposals for donor funding
  • Preparing contract documents, including evaluation of prequalification of documents, evaluation of proposals and tender works.
  • Carrying out a review of consultants’ reports.
  • Carrying out design of water and sewerage infrastructure and ensuring adherence to design and construction standards by consultants.
  • Developing new water and sewerage schemes
  • Monitoring and supervising the development /construction and rehabilitation of water supplies.
  • Monitoring operations and maintenance of activities of Water Service Providers.
  • Carrying out structural design of water and sewerage infrastructure.
  • Preparing of work plans and budgets
Requirements for the position
  • Have a University Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience in water and sewerage project design, project management, project supervision and contract management.
  • Proven interpersonal, management and communication skills;
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, and;
  • Registered engineers and a corporate membership of the IEK, will be an added advantage.
Legal & Compliance Manager

LVNWSB/P15/2012 – 1 Post

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Legal & Compliance Manager will be responsible for:
  • Preparation of legal contracts, deeds, and other legal papers
  • Preparation and reviewing of various agreements and contracts with third parties
  • Handling of all legal matters including litigations in liaison with external lawyers
  • Providing legal advice and ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements
  • Maintaining a comprehensive database of all legal matters with up to date progress
  • Assisting in the review and formulation of legal policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Handling correspondences on legal aspects and recommending appropriate legal actions
  • Liaising with other departments in managing legal matters
  • LLB degree from a recognized institution
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya in active practice
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in a busy legal department/environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong management, negotiation and report writing skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Knowledge of conveyancing will be added advantage
If you meet the requirements, please send your application attaching a detailed CV, copies of academic & professional certificates and testimonials, stating your current position, remuneration and telephone contact, names and contacts of three referees so as to reach the undersigned on or before 20th June 2012.

The Chief Executive Officer
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board
P.O. Box 673 -50100, Kakamega

Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification. 
Only short listed candidates shall be notified.

LVNWSB is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. 
Women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

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