Garissa Water Managing Director Job Vacancy in Kenya

Garissa Water and Sewerage Company (GAWASCO) is an agency of County Government of Garissa mandated to distribute water and offer sanitation services in Garissa town and its environs.
In order to ensure the Company delivers on its mandate, we now seek to recruit a high caliber, results oriented and self driven professional who will provide leadership and strategic direction in the capacity of the following post:

Career Opportunity: Managing Director

Reporting to: Board of Directors

Job Summary: To provide powerful leadership to the management team of the Company and be responsible for the day to day operations in order to provide for the effective and efficient provision of water and sewerage services at optimal cost, be responsible for ordinary expenditure within approved budgets, keep the Board informed on performance, prepare corporate plans and budgets and implement Board resolutions.

S/he shall represent the management in the Board as secretary to the Board.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure consumers and other stakeholders’ value increment through;
  • Provision of leadership on the operations and ensure high level of integrity in the Company
  • Communication to the public on the issues of water and sewerage services
  • Handling multiple functions and managing extensive human, financial and capital resources
  • Ensuring prudent management of Company assets
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Driving change management in the Company
  • Ensure compliance with the government legal directives
Person Specification
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Social Sciences
  • 15 years’ experience, three (3)of which must be at senior management in utility management
  • Masters degree in management is an added advantage
  • Must have excellent understanding of the Kenyan water sector reforms;
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work in a complex environment
  • Strong management, leadership and negotiation skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment
How to Apply
All applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity by submitting clearance certificates from:
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption commission (EACC)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Interested candidates who fit the above criteria and are eligible to apply should send their application letter and updated CV  in one document clearly marked the position you are applying for to
The  Chairman
Garissa Water Service Company
P.O Box 1088-70100
Email address:
so as to reach him not later January 5, 2018.
Hand delivered applications can be dropped at the Company Offices located along Lamu Road.

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