Kenya Roads Board (KRB), was established by an Act of Parliament in 1999. The mandate of KRB includes managing the Road Maintenance Levy Fund and other funds used in the maintenance, rehabilitation and development of Kenya’s road network.
To enhance its operations, the Board is seeking to appoint experienced employees to undertake various assignments to further its mandate.
Manager / Civil Engineer (Planning & Programming)
KRB Grade 10-11
Reporting to the General Manager, the successful applicant will perform duties in Planning and Programming function including the following;
Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
i. Developing Work plans, Monitoring implementation and Evaluation of on-going works
ii. Review of Annual Road Works Programmes prepared by Road Agencies and recommend for approval
iii. Monitor Implementation of the Annual Road Works Programme;
iv. Support the Development of tools for Road Planning & Management;
v. Manage the Road Management Information System;
vi. Formulation and implementation of appropriate policies and programmes to enhance delivery of road maintenance works in the country;
vii. Evaluating Road Agencies’ processes, procedures and work programmes to determine their appropriateness and efficiency and suggest improvements to Road Agencies;
viii. Review of Road Classification Systems and maintain the road register;
ix. Undertake periodic road inventory and condition surveys in the country;
x. Participate in the development and implementation of the departmental Budget.
Qualifications and Experience
i. Have a Bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering or in other relevant field
ii. Be registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya with at least four (4) years post registration experience
iii. Have served in the grade of Deputy Manager or in an equivalent position for not less than three (3) years;
iv. Have experience in road design, construction and maintenance of road works;
v. Experience in contract management, Road Management Systems and supervision of projects and work’s programming;
vi. Knowledge of procurement procedures;
vii. A Master’s degree in highway engineering or a relevant field will be an added advantage;
viii. Computer Knowledge needed to interpret technical data.
ix. Meet the requirements of Chapter six of the Kenya Constitution 2010 on Leadership and integrity;
How to Apply
Successful applicants will serve on permanent and pensionable terms and on a contributory pension.
A competitive remuneration will be paid.
Canvasing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
Kenya Roads Board is an equal opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications together with Curriculum vitae, names of three referees, telephone contacts, email address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be clearly marked with the reference number and addressed to the address below:
The Executive Director
Kenya Roads Board
3rd Floor, Kenya Re Towers, Upper hill
P.O. Box 73718-00200
All Applications Should Reach the Board NOT LATER THAN 5 P.M. on 9th March, 2018