Monday, June 24, 2013

National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) Vacancies

National Water Conservation & Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC) was established under the State Corporations Act, Chapter 446 of the Laws of Kenya vide Legal Notice 270 of 24th June, 1988 and is charged with the role of developing water infrastructure in the country.

The Corporation is seeking to recruit suitable self driven, result oriented, highly motivated and qualified personnel to fill the following vacant positions.

Job Title : General Manager, Finance

: NWC 11

Vacancy No. : NWCPC/09/2012-2013

Positions Vacant : 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Finance
  • CPA (K)
  • Must be registered with Kenya Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Computer Proficiency
  • 12 years, 3 of them in a supervisory level or validated experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establishing financial and management systems for effective implementation of organization’s goals and policies.
  • Ensuring efficient revenue collection, disbursements, accounting and reports to the Managing Director.
  • Preparing budgets and periodic financial performance reports for the Board’s consideration.
  • Advising the Managing Director and the Board on the financial viability of proposed projects and investments.
  • Ensuring compliance to international accounting standards on financial reporting by the Board and water providers.
  • Ensuring the water service providers comply with contractual financial obligations.
  • Ensuring timely and economic provision of services such as adequate office supplies, transport, insurance and maintenance of office equipment.
Job Title : Chief Economist
: NWC 10

Vacancy No. : NWCPC/10/2012-2013

Positions Vacant : 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Economics
  • Masters degree in Economics
  • Computer proficiency
  • Has 9 years, 3 of them as Principal Economist.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Directing in economic planning functions and production of statistical data.
  • Coordinating and formulating development strategies, policies and programmes in line with the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Planning and National Development.
  • Carrying out collection, collation, processing and administration of statistical data in accordance with the Statistics Act.
  • Undertaking formulation of co-ordinated strategies, policies and programmes for the harmonious implementation with other related sectors.
Job Title : Senior Accountant
: NWC 09

Vacancy No. : NWCPC/11/2012-2013

Positions Vacant : 2

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • CPA (K)
  • Must be registered with Kenya Institute of Certified Public
  • Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Computer proficiency
  • 6 years experience as an Accountant.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out revenue collection.
  • Undertaking management accounting.
  • Preparing financial accounts and statements for various purposes.
  • Projecting financial appraisal.
  • Reviewing accounting procedures and practices.
  • Interpreting accounts policies.
  • Supervising, guiding, training and developing junior staff working in the section.
Re-Advertised Vacant Positions

Job Title : Chief Engineer
: NWC 10

Vacancy No. : NWCPC/01/2012-2013

Positions Vacant : 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • Masters degree in engineering field.
  • Registered with Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Must have 9 years experience, 3 of them as a Senior Engineer or equivalent.
  • Must have 5 years experience in Large Dams Construction.
  • 5 years experience in Contract Management is desirable.
  • Must have attended a Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall responsibility for projects including planning, design construction of water conservations structures or in any other relevant engineering projects.
  • Ensuring that clear policies and criteria are laid down for identification of projects, feasibility studies, setting of standards selection of consultants and contractors.
  • Supervision of technical staff and making recommendation for recruitment and promotions as necessary.
  • Plan long and short-term programmes on water conservation and other hydraulic structures, including feasibility studies as well as setting performance targets for the Division.
  • Set standards for selection of consultants and contractors to undertake the projects in line with the Procurement Policy of the Government.
  • Prepare annual budgets and long term investment plans.
  • Give recommendation for recruitment, deployment and promotions.
  • Undertake supervision, training and development of the technical staff – professionals, technicians and artisans.
Job Title : Chief Legal Officer
: NWC 10

Vacancy No. : NWCPC/07/2012-2013

Positions Vacant : 1

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors degree in Law.
  • Masters degree in Law.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Current Law Practicing Certificate.
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (K).
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Has 9 years experience as a practicing Advocate.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advising on legal and regulatory matters, constitution of the Board and stakeholders meeting.
  • Advising on corporate governance.
  • Ensuring safe custody of collaterals and chattels and other organization properties.
  • Coordinating issuance of legal undertakings.
  • Advising on negotiations and taking part in corporate deals.
  • Provision of secretarial services to the Board and its Committees.
  • Liaising with external lawyers and other legal bodies.
If you are interested and meet the above mentioned requirements for any of the above positions, please send your applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified academic/professional certificates and testimonial, names and contacts of three (3No.) referees stating your day telephone contact to the following address on or before Wednesday 3rd July, 2013.

The Managing Director,
National Water Conservation &
Pipeline Corporation,
P. O. Box 30173 – 00100

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification. 

National Water Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all Kenyans in their diversity are encouraged to apply.
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