Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO) – Operation and Maintenance Manager.

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Job title : Operation and Maintenance Manager
Reports to The Technical Manager

Job purpose
Reporting to the Technical Manager will co-ordinate, control and manage the Company’s operations
and maintain its infrastructure, in order to supply Water in the right quality and quantity, and
Sanitation Services to the required standards.

Duties and responsibilities
With a strong focus on customer satisfaction, cost efficiency and operational excellence, as well as
ensuring compliance to the legal provisions of water service providers, you will be expected to:-
i) Assist in the development of departmental policies, plans, strategies and action plans that are
aligned to the overall Company mission and objectives
ii) Supervising the Area Managers to ensure that they are performing the duties optimally.
iii) Ensure that at all times the water supply systems and sewerage plants are operated and
maintained as per the company technical regulations
iv) Preparing the standard monthly technical report for the water supply and sewerage operations
to the Technical Manager.
v) Provide high quality water to domestic, commercial and industrial customers
vi) Ensure cost effective treatment and disposal of sewerage
vii) Manage the maintenance and repairs, installation and replacement of plant, machinery and
other equipment, maximizing return on capital investment.
viii) Ensure that all repairs and maintenance works are done according to the approved standards
of technique and to the right quality
ix) Ensure that all consumers in the scheme are properly documented and their connections
inspected periodically for correctness of billing and metering.
x) Any other duty assigned by the Technical Manager.

Job specification: requirements for Appointment (academic/professional qualification/

i) Bachelor’s Degree in Water Engineering is preferred.
ii) 5 years engineering work experience, preferably in the Water and Sanitation sector or related
field with at least 3 years at management Level.
iii) Demonstrated Project Management experience and of managing external consultants, partners
and donors
iv) Registered Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya(EB K)
v) Proven people management experience; managing a large work force will be a definite advantage
vi) Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Terms of service

Three Years Contract

Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
2010 including:
 Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
 Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
 Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
 Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
 Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

How to apply:-
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles
above, please submit your application including a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National
Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer, clearly indicating your
current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees by
10th February, 2021 at 5:00pm.
Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked
The Managing Director,
Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited.
P.O. Box 3880 -40200,




Gusii Water & Sanitation Company

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