NAIVAWASCO Recruitment 2021/2022 And How To Apply

Naivasha Water and Sanitation Company Ltd (NAIVAWASCO) were established by the Water Act of Parliament on (2002). NAIVAWASCO was incorporated on 8th September 2005 and started operations in 2006 with shareholding by the then Municipal Council of Naivasha. Following the promulgation of the new Constitution, all the shares were transferred to the County Government of Nakuru.

NAIVAWASCO is a registered private limited liability company wholly owned by the County Government of Nakuru as the majority shareholder, with mandate of providing water and sanitation services in Naivasha Sub-County and its environs on self-sustaining basis.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: ICT Officer/Systems Administrator

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 – 5 Years

Location: Nakuru

Job Field: ICT / Computer

JOB REF NO. NAIVAWASCO/HR/002

Grade NW04

Department Finance and Administration

Section / Unit ICT

Location / Work Station Naivasha– Head Office

Reports to Finance and Administration Manager

Job Purpose

Provides leadership in the strategy implementation, management and execution of all ICT related services to fulfil the core mandate and oversees the functions of the departmental units comprising Innovations & Solutions Development Department, IT & Infrastructure Department, IT Security Department.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

1. Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in the ICT department to ensure efficient and continuous service delivery to all stakeholders;
  • Leads, directs and oversees IT and Infrastructure function and ensures continuous operation and cost–efficiency;
  • Directs and leads the establishment and maintenance of company–wide information Security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected;
  • Advises management on the adoption and use of new & emerging technologies and innovations for Trade facilitation and internal processes;
  • Oversees implementation of hardware upgrades for all ICT infrastructure& systems including servers, network equipment, computers etc. both onsite and offsite.
  • Translates customer and business needs into ICT tools and solutions for enhanced customer experience and service delivery.
  • Advises senior management on the adoption, implementation, use and development of ICT Solutions for enhanced service delivery and customer satisfaction;
  • Oversees the design, development, acquisition, implementation and maintenance of company’s information systems, software applications and related infrastructure to meet the agency’s mandate;
  • Directs liaison with ICT sector and partner government agencies stakeholders both locally and internationally for business support &process re–engineering
  • Collaborates with and manages vendors of various solutions and ensuring SLAs are adhered to;
  • Promotes sound IT governance and standards in the company;
  • Directs business continuity and disaster recovery strategies of the organization’s information systems assets;
  • Oversees reviews, recommendations and presentations on Board papers on Technology initiatives; and
  • Supervises, mentors and coaches’ staff.

2. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Ensures optimal performance of IT Infrastructure & systems;
  • Establishes and maintains a corporate–wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected;
  • Enables the development and implementation of innovative ICT solutions through in–house teams and/or external providers/partners;
  • Facilitates the analysis of customer, market and business needs and the development of innovative and value add solutions to ensure business performance.
  • Prepares, manages and monitors the department’s budgets and procurement plans;
  • Reviews and recommends technical requirements for all ICT Solutions;
  • Ensures compliance to Security policies, Standards and regulations and manages and monitors IT related risks; and
  • Conducts and coordinates periodic performance appraisal of staff in the department.

Job Dimensions:

  • Financial Responsibility
  • Involved in the development of annual budget.

Responsibility for Physical and Intangible Assets

  • Office furniture
  • IT Infrastructure (Network Equipment, Servers, End–Point devices, Laptops, iPads, Desktops, Telecommunication Infrastructure, IP–Telephony, Video Conferencing and ICT infrastructure hosted at EADC), Network Access Control (NAC), Security information and event management (SIEM).
  • IT Solutions, Data, Software (including ERP, CRM, Billing System, Databases, Systems Software, Operating systems, Database Management Systems and Utility software, Office productivity Software, E–mail Platforms), Application Performance Management (APM), Privileged Access Management (PAM)

Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Managerial regarding vendors, staffing;
  • Operational regarding systems and processes; and
  • Analytical decisions.

Working Conditions

  • Works in a normal office environment (80%)
  • Works in the field within the service area local and international travelling (20%)
  • Working beyond normal hours including weekends

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications

  • Membership to relevant Professional Body – e.g. ISACA, CSK, ISC2
  • Professional qualification in CISA or CISM, ITIL practitioner, PRINCE–2 or PMP, CGEIT or COBIT–2019 or TOGAF

Previous relevant work experience required

Work experience of at least five (5) years, two (2) of which must have been at a Supervisory level;

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Good leadership and managerial skills
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Sills
  • Networking skills
  • Team player
  • Analytical and problem–solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Negotiation skills

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 2 – 5 Years

Location: Nakuru

Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit

JOB REF NO. NAIVAWASCO/HR/001

Grade NW04

Corporation/ Organization Naivasha Water and Sanitation Company Limited

Department Finance and Administration

Section/ Unit Finance and Accounts

Location / Work Station Naivasha, Head Office

Reporting Relationships

Reports to Finance and Administration Manager

Job Purpose

The role holder oversees all accounting and financial aspects of the Company and is responsible for implementation of the accounting and financial policies and strategies, budgetary planning and asset management.

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

1. Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Spearheading the development and execution of the company’s strategy on accounting and finance;
  • Developing and overseeing implementation of policies, procedures and manuals to safeguard financial integrity;
  • Co–coordinating the development of the annual budget;
  • Assessing internal controls, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas
  • Identify, evaluate, mitigate and monitor operational and strategic risks of the function;
  • Developing and enforcing Internal controls in the accounting and finance function;
  • Ensuring confidential information is secure.

2. Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Implementing adequate budgetary provisions, monitor absorption and ensure optimal utilization aligned to the company’s strategic activities
  • Supervising, training and appraising accountants and functional assistants in the accounts section.
  • Preparing budget proposals for additional expenditures and reallocation of voted funds during the year.
  • Preparing periodic updates to the management on the budgetary absorptions and financial position.
  • Assist the senior management undertaking liaisons with financiers supporting projects and ensuring compliance with the funding requirements;
  • Advising the on all financial and accounting matters;
  • Assist in developing supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls.
  • Assist in analyzing and interpreting financial reports and make recommendations based on the findings.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets schedules
  • Performing month–end and year–end account reconciliations including preparation of working papers for auditors’ review.
  • Ensuring proper computation of taxes and filling of annual tax returns.

Job Dimensions:

  • Financial Responsibility
  • Involved in the development of annual budget.
  • Involved in the direct approval, allocations and reporting of all expenditure.
  • Responsibility for Physical and Intangible Assets
  • Furniture and fittings
  • Machines and equipment
  • Intangible assets

Decision Making / Job Influence

  • Strategic decisions;
  • Management decisions;
  • Operational tasks.
  • Working Conditions
  • Works in a normal office environment (80%)
  • Works in the field within the service area local and international travelling (20%)
  • Working beyond normal hours including weekends.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Economics, Accounting or Finance, Business Administration, or other relevant qualification from a recognized institution; Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

Professional Qualifications

  • Public Accountant (CPA)K, CCPK,
  • ACCA;
  • Membership to ICPAK or other relevant professional body

Previous relevant work experience required

  • Work experience of at least five (5) years, two (2) of which must have been at a Supervisory level;

Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Leadership skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Mentoring skills
  • Communication Skills:
  • Financial Skills
  • Accounting Skills:
  • Time Management:
  • Planning and Organizing skills:
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making:
  • Supervisory skills

How To Apply

Applications should include a cover letter that demonstrates why you are the best candidate for the position you are applying for, a detailed up–to–date CV and copies of relevant testimonials, current and expected remuneration package, names & addresses of three professional referees, email address and telephone number. All applications should be in soft copies by email and should be clearly marked with the position being applied for on the subject of the email, and should be addressed to:

The Managing Director

Naivasha Water and Sanitation Company Ltd

P.O Box 321–20117, Naivasha

Email: vacancy@naivashawater.co.ke

Closing Date: 30th September 2021, 12 Noon.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

For further information, please visit http://www.naivashawater.co.ke to obtain the terms of references and terms of services.

NAIVAWASCO is an equal opportunity employer and all persons are highly encouraged to apply.

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