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Tanathi Water Services Board, is a state corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation
created under section 51 of the Water Act 2002 vide legal Notice No.69 dated 4th June 2008. The
board has the legal mandate of ensuring efficient and economical provision of water services
within its area of jurisdiction which covers Kajiado, Makueni Machakos and Kitui Counties. The
Board is now seeking to recruit a suitable candidates to fill the following positions.

LEGAL OFFICER
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

i. Preparing contracts and agreements for the Board and WSPs;
ii. Attending court hearings;
iii. Collecting and collating data on legal matters;
iv. Preparing sound legal advisory opinions;
v. Preparing legal reports; and handling legal concerns from the clients.
Requirements for the Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) Served in the grade of Assistant Legal Officer or in a relevant and comparable position for a
minimum period of three (3) years;
(ii) Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
(iii) Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
(iv) Certificate in computer applications; and
(v) Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance.

STRATEGIC PLANNER
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

i. preparing annual plans for the Board and WSPs;
ii. collecting, collating and analyzing statistical data on the planned programmes; implementing
the Board’s plans and programmes;
iii. aligning WSPs and donor programmes to the overall Board mandate;
iv. preparing and tracking the implementation of Strategic Plan;
v. preparing and tracking the performance contract;
vi. monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the Board’s plans and projects;
vii. and preparing quarterly and annual reports.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:-
(i) Served in the grade of Planner II or in a relevant and comparable position for a minimum
period of three (3) years;
(ii) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Economics, Mathematics, Statistics,
Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized
institution;
(iv) Certificate in computer application; and
(v) Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

INTERNAL AUDITOR
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

i. verifying utilization of Board’s resources;
ii. carrying out audit checks to verify payments; ensuring validity and accuracy of payments
and purchases;
iii. implementing financial and resource use policies and regulations;
iv. developing internal audit control systems;
v. undertaking audit investigations as may be required;
vi. Preparing audit plans and reports; and following up on implementation of recommendations.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
(i) Served in the grade of Internal Auditor II or in a relevant and comparable position for a
minimum period of three (3) years;
(ii) Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce, (Accounting/Finance)
Finance, or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
(iii) Part II of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA);
(iv) Certificate in computer applications; and
(v) Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


Tanathi Water Services Board is an equal opportunity employer women and persons with
disabilitities are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates who meet the prescribed job requirements for the positions should
forward their application enclosing copies of the following:
• Academic, professional certificates and testimonials.
• Detailed curriculum Vitae including details of telephone contact-mail address, current
position and remuneration.
• Name and contacts of three referees to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Tanathi Water Services Board
KIDP Building Kalawa Road
Private Bag, KITUI, KENYA
Tel: 044 4422416 Fax: 044 4422108
Email: tanathiwsb@gmail.com Website: www.tanathi.go.ke


Application for the above positions should be received on or before 14th December 2012 at 4.00pm

 

 

TANATHI WATER SERVICES BOARD

Introduction

TANATHI Water Services Board (herein after referred to as ‘TAWSB’) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation created under Section 51 of the Water Act, 2002 vide Legal Notice No. 69 dated 4th June, 2008. TAWSB is one of the eight Water Services Boards created to bring about efficiency, economy and sustainability in the Provision of Water and Sewerage Services in Kenya.

TAWSB has the mandate of ensuring efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services in its area of jurisdiction which covers four Counties namely; Kitui, Machakos, Makueni and Kajiado.

 

The Board is seeking to recruit a suitable self driven, result oriented and highly qualified candidate to fill the position of the:

 

LEGAL & CORPORATE AFFAIRS MANAGER (1POST)–WSB SCALE 3.

 

a) Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the position holder will be responsible for the following duties:-

  • Provide guidance to the Board on their duties and responsibilities and on matters of governance
  • Assist the Board in carrying out the following:

i. Board induction and training

ii. Updating the Board and Committee charters

iii. Preparation of Board work plans

iv. Board evaluation

v. Governance audit

vi. Implementation of the code of conduct and ethics

  • Ensure timely preparation and circulation of Board and committee papers
  • Ensure timely circulation of Board and committee minutes
  • Be the custodian of the seal of the organization and account to the board for its use
  • Maintain and update the register of conflicts of interest
  • Ensure that Board members are aware of all relevant laws affecting the organization
  • Facilitate effective communication between the organization and the shareholders
  • Ensure that annual returns are promptly filed with relevant authorities
  • Except in exceptional circumstances, ensure that Board and committee papers are circulate in advance of any meeting
  • To advise on legal and regulatory matters, constitution of the Board and stakeholders meetings
  • To coordinate all legal undertakings

b) Requirements for Appointment

  • Master degree in laws from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Postgraduate diploma in legal studies from the council of legal education
  • Bachelor degree in laws from a recognized institution
  • Be a registered member with the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK) in good standing
  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ relevant working experience, three (3) of them at a managerial level with relevant responsibility in an organization serving a large and demanding public
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in relevant computer applications
  • Demonstration of professional competence and administrative capability in work performance and results
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

 

Application Criteria

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the prescribed job requirements for the positions should send their sealed applications enclosing copies of the following:

  • Copies of National Identity Card or Passport, Academic, professional certificates, clearance certificates from Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Higher Education Loans Board and a certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) , testimonials and the relevant certificates from professional bodies .
  • Detailed curriculum vitae including details of telephone contact, E - mail address current position and remunerations.
  • Name and contacts of three referees.

 

Please submit your application and the above stated documents to reach on or before 29th March 2016 addressed to:

 

The Chief Executive Officer

Tanathi Water Services Board

K.I.D.P Building, Along Kalawa Road

Private Bag-90200,

KITUI

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

TAWSB is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minority groups, youth and persons with Disability are encouraged to apply