Description

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience10 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical 

REF:KURA/RCAM/22/2

Job Purpose/Summary

The job holder is answerable to the
Director (Engineering) in charge of the Directorate of Road Asset & Corridor Management (RACM) and is responsible for managing, directing and coordinating regional road maintenance functions in the relevant department/Regional office. 

Qualifications and Experience

For appointment to this position, the ideal candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience and at least five (5) in a supervisory role in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • Have served as an Assistant Director
  • (Engineering) for at least three years;
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognized Institution
  • Have a Certificate in Senior Management
  • Course lasting not less than four weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Be a Registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers’ Board of Kenya (EBK) with a post registration experience of six (6) years; 
  • Have a valid Annual Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya; 
  • Be a member of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK); 
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • overseeing formulation and implementation of road asset management policies;
  • overseeing the preparation of roadside development and control,
  • coordinating and undertaking annual road inventory and condition surveys;
  • overseeing preparation of engineering design of road maintenance works;
  • coordinating compilation and analysis of annual road maintenance work programmes;
  • liaising with Kenya Roads Board and other stakeholders on management of Roads Maintenance Levy Fund (RMLF),
  • overseeing preparation of annual procurement plans;
  • coordinating operations of the Authority’s regional offices,
  • coordinating preparation of region’s budget;
  • ensuring expenditure controls and measures within the region;
  • overseeing implementation of road works emergency response programmes,
  • overseeing preparation of tender documentation for road works;
  • coordinating the processing of road works tenders;
  • coordinating and monitoring supervision of road maintenance works;
  • ensuring implementation and conformance of road management systems
  • facilitating periodic reviews of the performance standards,
  • overseeing activities of axle load control;
  • reviewing and acting on reports on axle load control programmes;
  • representing the Authority in local and regional axle load stakeholder forums;
  • ensuring road maintenance contracts are prepared and implemented in accordance with set standards and specifications;
  • planning and implementation of roadside developments through institutional consultations and collaboration;
  • managing road reserve boundaries and usage through maintenance of road markers system and managing roads and survey data;
  • training and development of staff; and
  • carrying out any other lawful duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply for the positions by downloading the KURA Job Application Form from (https://kura.go.ke/index.php/careers/job-opportunities?download=26:kura-job-application-form), fill and submit together with their updated CVs and copies of National Identity Card, copies of all certificates & testimonials including Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya clearances, details of their day time contacts, names, contacts of three referees.

The application should be mailed (by post office/courier service) or hand delivered so as to reach the Director General by 5.00 pm onMonday, 11th July 2022. All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked and addressed to the following address:

The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM BUILDING, Tower B, 5th Ngong Avenue, Opposite Bishops Gate
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO,

NAIROBI

Applications without the KURA Job Application Form will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Youth, Persons Living with Disabilities and persons from marginalized communities/areas are encouraged to apply