TAWWDA Infrastructure Dev Manager Jobs Kenya

Chief Manager, Infrastructure Development Job, Engineering Jobs April 2021,

Role title: Chief Manager, Infrastructure Development

Job Grade TAWWDA 5

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

The Chief Manager, Infrastructure Development, Job Grade TAWWDA 2 shall be  answerable to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), for the coordination and management of  Planning and Design, Project Management, Water Resources Development, and Water  Utilities Management functions.  

Responsible for development, maintenance and management of National Public Water  and Sanitation infrastructure within the Agency’s area of jurisdiction as envisaged in  Water Act 2016.  

The successful candidate will be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable once  for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance and delivery of set  performance targets and outcomes set and evaluated. 


  • Overseeing construction and maintenance of structural works;  
  • Approving formulated policies on infrastructure development for implementation; iii.Advising the Board and the CEO on all project technical matters. 
  • Approving identified water and sewerage projects;  
  • Ensuring implementation of policies and programmes on water project designs;  vi.Approving technical reports on design, implementation, and maintenance;  vii.Provide technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to design of water &  sewerage projects as necessary;  
  • Coordinate and supervise construction of all water projects;  
  • Ensure safe custody of all information on projects;  
  • Verify and authorize technical reports and designs and estimates drawings;  xi.Ensure that all projects are constructed as per the acceptable construction industry  standards;  
  • Verification and approval of business proposal;  
  • Ensure audit of projects and programmes;  
  • Oversee project implementation through to commissioning;  
  • Update the CEO on work progress, liaison with stake holders, department  requirements and other relevant information geared towards enhancing smooth  operation of the department;  
  • Maintain operational linkages with other department of the TAWWDA;  xvii.Manage human, financial and material resources assigned to the department; 
  • Approving budget proposals and ensuring budgetary control for the department;  xix.Approve the department’s Work plan and budget;  
  • Chairing departmental meetings;  
  • Participate in committee meetings as appropriate;  
  • Approving annual work plan for department;  
  • Approving set performance target for the team based on projects; and other tasks  managed by the department; and  
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the department.  


  • Have served as an Engineer for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, six (6) of  which must be in senior position; 
  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural  Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; iii. Have Master’s Degree in Water Engineering, Civil Engineering, Structural  Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; iv. Be registered by the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) as a Professional Engineer;  
  • Be registered by Kenya Engineering Technology Registration Board (KETRB) as a  Professional Engineering Technologist;  
  • Have certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a  recognized institution; 
  • Have demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative  capability required for coordination of infrastructure development; vii. Be proficient in computer applications skills; and 
  • Meets the provision of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

How to apply

Interested and eligible candidates should submit hard copy applications in a plain sealed  envelope and clearly marked with the Job Ref. No. and Job Name, and addressed to: 

Chief Executive Officer, 

Tanathi Water Works Development Agency, 

K.I.D.P Building, Kalawa Road, 

P.O Box Private Bag – 90200,  


All applications should be submitted not later than Tuesday 18th May, 2021 at 5.00p.m. 


Tanathi Water Works Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer. Women,  youth, minorities, marginalized and persons living with disability are encouraged to  apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted using the address and contacts provided by  the candidates in their application letters. The shortlisted candidates will be required to  provide the following reports during the interviews: 

Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations

Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)

Valid tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority

Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.

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