EWASCO ICT Manager Job in Kenya



Embu Water and Sanitation Company LTD (EWASCO), a public water utility company fully owned by the County Government of Embu and with a mandate to provide water and sanitation services in Embu County is seeking to recruit a self-driven individual for the position of Information and Communication Services Manager, Job Group 4 .

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction, planning, security and support for Wide Area Network (WAN), Local Area Network (LAN), Data Center, Servers and Desktop Systems.

Key Responsibilities

i. Formulate the implementation of solutions to the Network and Hardware infrastructure requirements based on the business needs

ii. Provide expert advice across a range of information technology areas including, Telecommunications, Systems and related applications

iii. Provide strategic evaluation for Network and Hardware selection to support EWASCO business requirements and supervise the technical execution of those solutions

iv. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with EWASCO’s policies and applicable laws

v. Direct IT Section budget planning

vi. Provide leadership in designing IT risk mitigation solutions

vii. Conduct, review, recommend and implement security requirements for applications, file systems, operating systems, networked resources, networked communications devices and protocol usage

viii. Ensure adequate back-up and support on IT network system

ix. Co-ordinate follow-up problem analysis and determine corrective action

x. Lead Systems and Telecommunications Support Teams within ICT Services

xi. Provide technical and professional expert in systems and telecommunications

xii. Lead in development of the systems and telecommunication technical policy and strategy

xiii. Perform any other duty assigned by the supervisor


i. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, ICT or any other related field.

ii. Professional ICT Certification by Microsoft, Cisco or equivalent including CEH, MCSE and CCNA

iii. MINIMUM 5 (FIVE) YEARS’ relevant work experience with a public utility or a service company

iv. Proficiency in computer applications

v. Experience working with utility management systems including billing system, finance management and accounting systems, GIS, bulk SMS systems, procurement and stores management systems and payroll systems,

vi. Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through provision of;-

(i) Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department.
(ii) Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority.
(iii) A clean and current report from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB).
(iv) Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
(v) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: The appointment will be for a contract term of 3 YEARS renewable subject to satisfactory performance evidenced by continuous achievement of performance targets.


Application packages in sealed envelopes which include a cover letter, CV of not more than 5 pages and certified copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent by email to: –

The Managing Director
Embu Water and Sanitation Company LTD
EWASCO House, Off Meru-Embu Road
P.O. Box 2142, 60100

Using the email recruitment@embuwater.co.ke before the expiry of the closing date (18th January 2021, 17:00 Hours) with the VACANCY NUMBER as the email subject.

Note: – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – Canvassing in any way will lead to automatic disqualification

CLOSING DATE: 18th January 2021, 17:00 Hours

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Updated: January 5, 2021 — 7:50 am