Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company LTD (NYAHUWASCO) – Human Resource and Administration Manager.

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Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd, a public water utility company fully owned by the County Government of Laikipia and with a mandate to provide water and sanitation services in Laikipia County is seeking to recruit a self-driven individual for the position of Human Resource and Administration Manager.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the management of Human Resources function including formulation, periodic review and implementation of HR policies, coordination of the recruitment processes, compensation and benefits, staff training and development, employee industrial relations and the building of a committed, competent and productive workforce.


  • Ensure that all employment practices, compensation, employee benefits, and human resources programs are within established standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies of the company and local labour laws
  • Lead the development and periodic review and update of Human Resources policies, planning and management processes and procedures in line with changes in the regulatory and labour environment
  • Coordinate the performance and reward management process to ensure that it is effective and linked to the staff development programmes
  • Coordinate staff training and development programmes. This includes training needs analysis, evaluation of training, feedback to management, and coordination of special programmes within the organization
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the recruitment and selection process
  • Responsible for maintaining a compensation and benefits package that is fair, equitable and competitive within the ministry’s philosophy on compensation and ability to pay
  • Ensure maintenance of personnel records, payroll administration, processing of staff benefits and management of the retirement benefits/pension scheme and staff exit among any other administrative support roles that may arise
  • Ensure maintenance of good employee and industrial relations through well-managed staff welfare schemes, a healthy and safe working environment, effective
  • handling of staff disciplinary and grievance procedures, and effective communication processes
  • Coordinate employee related legal and HR issues and advise management on appropriate course of action
  • Maintain contact with the labour industry, other organizations and government departments to keep abreast and updated on developments that are relevant to the human resources process
  • Prepare and control Human Resource budgets
  • Coordinate security matters of the company
  • Fleet and logistics management
  • Ensure effective maintenance and cleaning of offices premises and maintenance of building to the required standards
  • Perform any other duties & responsibilities that may be assigned by management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resource management or related field from a recognized institution
  • Possess a Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in human resources management or any other related field
  • Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) with a current year membership certificate
  • Must be a Certified Human Resource Professional with a current practicing license.Training in Business Administration/Management or related field is an added advantage.
  • At least Eight (8) years of experience in utility management or service industry, three (3) of which should have been in a senior management position
  • Knowledge of Kenyan Employment and Labour Laws
  • Proficiency in human resource management based computer applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of human resource issues related to gender, equality and diversity
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, negotiating and counseling skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
  • Must satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya on Leadership and integrity through provision of;-
    • Current certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department
    • Current Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
    • A clean and current report from an approved credit reference Bureau (CRB)
    • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
    • Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)

How to Apply

Application packages in sealed envelopes which include a cover letter, CV of not more than 5 pages and certified copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent by post or courier to: –

The Chairman
Board of Directors
Nyahururu Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
Hekima Building, Kenyatta Avenue
P.O. Box 952-20300

In addition to the Hard copy of the application, a soft copy should be sent to nyahuwascorecruitment@gmail.com before the expiry of the closing date with the Job Reference No. as the email subject.

  • The Job Reference No. should be clearly marked on the left top corner of the outer envelope of the application package
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Canvassing in any way will lead to automatic disqualification

CLOSING DATE: 3rd September 2020, 17:00 Hours





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