Human Resource and Administration Manager Vacancy – Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company

Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Ltd is a county corporation mandated to provide Water and Sanitation Services within the County of Kakamega.

The Company invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant position:

Human Resource and Administration Manager

Job Scale 3

This will be key personnel in the company who will functionally and administratively to the Managing Director.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience

  • MSc Business Administration, MSc Project Management or Master’s in Business Management/Administration preferably in Human Resource Management
  • Bachelors’ degree in Human Resource Management
  • Must be a licensed HR Practitioner and demonstrate proof of membership to a professional body IHRM or its equivalent
  • Five (5)years’ experience with at least 3 years at senior management level;
  • Prior experience in managing a functional level in a large organization/busy environment
  • Understanding of labour laws.
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation skills and outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities

How to Apply

All applicants should submit their applications together with copies of their detailed Curriculum Vitae, Academic and Professional certificates, Testimonials, National Identity card or Passport, and any other supporting documents.

The positions applied for should be indicated on top of the envelope.

Applications should be submitted to:

The Secretariat
Board of Directors
Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company
P.O. Box 1189-50100


Hand delivered applications can be submitted at the company headquarters, Kakamega Water and Sanitation Company, Kefinco House, off Kakamega Kisumu road, behind Barclays bank

Vacancies Brief: Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company Ltd is a county corporation mandated to provide Water and Sanitation Services within the County of Kakamega.

As part of our continued growth and team strengthening, we are looking for self-motivated, qualified, competent, seasoned and talented professionals capable of operating in a fast paced and demanding environment.

Our goal is to ensure that the corporation has a robust core management team that will spearhead the achievement of the corporation’s short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic goals. The Company invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill under listed positions:

All applicants are required to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, have a national identity card and a certificate of good conduct.

All successful candidates to the interview will be required to carry their original certificates and testimonials.

The Current employees are encouraged to apply.

Board of Directors
Kakamega County Water and Sanitation Company

HR and Administration
Updated: November 29, 2016 — 10:23 am