GDC Infrastructure Development Manager Job in Kenya

Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is a 100% state owned company with a mandate to among others, fast track the development of Geothermal Resources.

The Company’s vision is to be world leader in the development of Geothermal Resources and a mission to develop green energy for Kenya from Geothermal Resources.

Manager, Infrastructure Development

Job Grade GD3

1 Post

Job No. 4

Ref: GDC/HPS/INFRA/01/2019

Overall Purpose:- Reporting to the General Manager, Drilling and Infrastructure: The jobholder will be responsible for designing, planning and development of infrastructure projects to support drilling operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing technical advice on infrastructural development of geothermal fields;
  • Ensuring project infrastructural planning and execution;
  • Managing all construction equipment owned and operated by GDC;
  • Development of projects infrastructure systems to support drilling of geothermal wells;
  • Planning, designing and developing infrastructure (Roads, well pads, power supply systems, water systems, project facilities);
  • Ensuring implementation of infrastructural on the job safety programs; and
  • Ensuring compliance to safety and quality management systems.

Job Specifications

  • Have not less than eleven (11) years relevant work experience two (2) years should be in Managerial role;
  • Be a holder of a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Mechatronics, Electrical, Chemical, Agricultural, Bio Systems, Mining Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Be a holder of a Professional qualification and Registered Professional by Engineers Board of Kenya or Kenya Engineering Technology Registration Board in good standing ;
  • Have a valid Annual Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya or Kenya Engineering Technology Registration Board;
  • Possess a Certificate in Project management skills from a recognized Institution;
  • Undertaken a leadership course from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and


  • Good planning, organizing and coordinating skills
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical verbal and written skills;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Strong communications and presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills;

Terms of service and remuneration: The appointment will be for a contractual period of five (5) years renewable subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set performance targets and outcomes. GDC offers competitive salary and benefits commensurate with the standards of excellence that it expects.

Application requirements

NB: Candidates interested in the above position are expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application copies of the following (Mandatory):-

  1. Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  2. Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board(HELB);
  3. Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  4. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation;
  5. Clearance from Credit reference bureau.

Evidence of ongoing clearance is admissible subject to the satisfactory results (Presentation of the requisite documents from the relevant institution before the selection process )

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence indicating the Job reference No. on both the application and envelope and send to the address below enclosing CVs with full details of education background, professional qualifications and attach copies of certificates, relevant testimonials and National Identity Card.

Applications may be deposited at our head Office, KAWI HOUSE, 4th Floor, Popo Road, South C, along Red Cross Road, in the Application Box, posted or emailed to:

The Managing Director & CEO,
Geothermal Development Company Limited,
P.O. Box 100746 – 00101,
Nairobi, Kenya


All applications should be received not later than twenty one (21) days from the date of this advert.

“GDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.”

“Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted”.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: February 13, 2019 — 4:13 am