Water Services Organisation Operations Manager Job in Kenya

A Christian organisation based in Kenya with a mission of improving access and quality of water to underserved communities, requires an experienced Operations Manager to lead a diverse and passionate team on borehole drilling and installation projects across the country. 
Working as part of the team, the role will be to co-ordinate and direct daily operations and shall include:-
  • Improve efficiency in order to deliver projects on time and budget
  • Supervise drillers, technicians, mechanics, drivers and crew members
  • Review and advise on geological surveys, harvest and extrapolate relevant data to support pre-drilling planning and project execution
  • Liaise with communities, partners, government agencies and other stakeholders to create better awareness of the organisation’s mission
  • Market the services to potential clients and partners
  • Actively promote the company culture and core values to staff
  • Align activities of drilling and installation teams to ensure alignment with the organisation goals and client needs
  • Train and enhance the technical and organisational skills of staff
  • Maintain a schedule of equipment maintenance and ensure efficient use 
  • Demonstrate solid understanding of drilling operations as well as efficiency improvements in the whole process
Qualifications for Operations Manager
  • Preferably a degree in engineering, geology or related field
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Working background in water services or drilling technical field preferred
  • Computer and digital proficiency
  • Ready to travel to remote areas
  • Strong interpersonal, managerial and leadership skills
  • Speedy action and proactive
  • Ability to work independently
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
Send your CV, accompanied with a cover letter demonstrating relevant competencies to:

So as to be received not later than 1st February 2016.

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