Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Githunguri Water & Sanitation Co. Ltd (GIWASCO) - Human Resource & Administration Manager and Technical Manager Jobs in Kenya

Giwasco is a Water Service Provider contracted by Athi Water Services Board to Provide Water and Sanitation Services in both Githunguri & Lower Parts of Lari Districts.

To strengthen our management team and leadership, we invite applications from qualified, competent, proactive, self driven and innovative individuals to fill the following key positions within the company.

Human Resource & Administration Manager

The Incumbent will report to the Managing Director.

He/she is responsible for providing, support in the various human resource functions which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring, employee counseling and personnel issues:

Major Responsibilities include:
  • Aligning the Company’s HR requirements with the company’s vision and objectives.
  • Guide and coordinate periodic appraisal.
  • Payroll administration.
  • Co-ordination staff training.
  • Co-ordination staff recruitment, selection and induction.
  • Administration of HR policy, guidelines and processes.
  • Managing staff records, leave and medical schemes.
  • Handling staff grievances.
  • Provide HR direction and advise to line managers
Required qualification, experience and key competencies

The successful candidate should have practical skill and experience in Human Resource management.

Specifically, the candidate must have:
  • Bachelors degree in any of the Social Sciences and relevant professional qualification
  • Advanced diploma in Human Resource Management with 5 years experience
  • At least three years work experience in a similar position in a busy organization
  • Below 40 years
Technical Manager

He/she will be reporting to the Managing Director.

He/she is responsible for maintaining water production, sources inventory among others.

Personal qualities includes abilities to articulate and implement Giwasco mandates, creativity and innovation, leadership, advocacy, collaboration and initiative to achieve expected results.

Major Responsibilities include:
  • Planning, designing and implementation of Water & Sewerage projects.
  • Minimize water losses through regular preventive maintenance of the service delivery infrastructure.
  • Investigate new sources of water in liaison with AWSB.
  • Advice the company on acquisition of the right equipment or infrastructure.
  • Coordinate and develop strategy on eradication of illegal mal-practices in the field
  • Participation in resource mobilization activities.
  • Budgeting and strategic planning.
  • Supervising operations and maintenance staff and ensuring the water quality and quantity standards are met.
  • Prepare Water & Sanitation project proposals for funding
Required qualification, experience and key competencies

The successful candidate should have practical skills and experience in Water Management.

Specifically, the candidate must have:
  • A degree in either Building & Civil Engineering or Water engineering from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Proficient in computer applications
  • Below 45 years
  • At least three years work experience in a similar position in a busy organization
Interested candidates should send their applications attaching copies of updated Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials to reach the undersigned on or before 29th February 2012.

The Managing Director
Githunguri Water & Sanitation Co. Ltd
P.O Box 823 00216, Githunguri,

Tel: 020-2365130

Email: githunguriwater@yahoo.com

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