Massive Recruitment at KETRACO (22 Positions)


The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Ltd, a state corporation wholly owned by the Government is currently constructing a total of over 2000km of electricity transmission Lines of 500kV, 400kV, 220kV and 132kV and the associated substations. 

The Company wishes to recruit qualified personnel to fill the vacant positions listed below. 

Additional details can be downloaded from our website: www.ketraco.co.ke

1. Job Title: 
Senior Manager, Power Management (1Post)

Division: Power System Operation and Management
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/19-B
Job Grade: MG 4

Overall Responsibility:

To coordinate effective and efficient power management.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Registration with ERB and MIEK
·                     At least 12 years relevant experience
·                     Projects management skills
·                     Good organizational and planning skills
2. Job Title: Senior Manager, Operations and Maintenance(1Post)

Division: Powers System Operation and Management
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/18-B
Job Grade: MG 4

Overall Responsibility:

To ensure continuous improvement and maintenance of transmission systems to ensure minimum service provision interruptions in line with approved company operating policies and strategies.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Registered with ERB and MIEK
·                     At least 12 years relevant experience
·                     Projects management skills
·                     Ability to plan and engineer conflicting requirements and challenging deadlines
3. Job Title: Chief Engineer, Power System Studies and Planning(1Post)

Division: Power System Planning and Development
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/13-B
Job Grade: MG 5A

Overall responsibility:

To provide engineering expertise for power system studies, planning, design and establishing standards for design and construction materials.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Registered Engineer with ERB and MIEK
·                     At least 10 years relevant experience in power system planning and project planning
·                     Knowledge of electrical power fundamentals including load flow studies
·                     Project scheduling and management skills
4. Job Title: Manager, Commercial Services (1Post)

Division: Corporate Services Division
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/32-B
Job Grade: MG 5A

Overall Responsibility:

To offer strategic leadership in the identification, development, evaluation and implementation of strategies and policies that will build KETRACO’s commercial business income stream.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in international Business or any other related field
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Diploma in International business relations
·                     At least 10 years relevant experience
·                     Innovative and proactive approach to opportunities, issues and problems
·                     Excellent at networking
5. Job Title: Chief Engineer, Communications (1Post)

Division: ICT
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/27-B
Job Grade: MG 5A

Overall Responsibility:

To be in charge of the power system communication, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) , Energy Management System (EMS), and commercial utilization of Fibre Optic cables.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Telecommunications option)
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Registered with ERB and MIEK
·                     At least 10 Years relevant experience
·                     The candidate should have thorough knowledge of fiber optic communication, understanding splicing, single mode and multimode fibers, measurement methods including remote OTDR etc
6. Job Title: Manager, Management Accounts (1Post)

Division: Finance and Accounts
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/20-B
Job Grade: MG 5A

Overall Responsibility:

To provide prudent management of financial resources through effective budgetary, cost, forecasting and internal controls.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor of Commerce or equivalent from a recognized University
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     CPA (K) or equivalent
·                     At least 10 years relevant experience
·                     Good organizational and planning skills
·                     High level analytical skills
7. Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer, Design (1Post)

Division: Power System Planning and Development
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/17-B
Job Grade: MG 5B

Overall Responsibility:

To design an efficient, reliable and safe electricity transmission system.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     BSc. Degree in electrical Engineering
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Registered Engineer with ERB and MIEK
·                     At least 9 years’ experience in Power System Design
·                     Projects management skills
·                     Good organizational and planning skills
·                     Ability to plan and engineer conflicting requirements and challenging deadlines
8. Job Title: Manager, Administration (1Post)

Division: Human Capital and Administration
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/23-B
Job Grade: MG 5B

Overall Responsibility:

To ensure effective utilization and availability of facilities and provision of asset management services as per the approved policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any Social Sciences or equivalent
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent
·                     At least 9 years relevant experience
·                     Good leadership, Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills.
9. Job Title: Internal Auditor-Finance and Operational Audits (1Post)

Division: Internal Audit
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/33-B
Job Grade: MG 6

Overall Responsibility:

To provide assurance that the Company’s resources are prudently utilized and operational procedures followed.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or equivalent
·                     CPA (K) or equivalent CISA
·                     CIA will be an added advantage
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     At least 8 years relevant experience
·                     High level analytical skills
10. Job Title: Senior Supply Chain Officer (2 Posts)

Division: Supply Chain Management
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/34-B
Job Grade: MG 6

Overall Responsibility:

To ensure timely and efficient procurement of goods and services, management of stores and administration of contracts.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Diploma in Supply Chain Management
·                     At least 8 relevant experience years
·                     Good Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills.
·                     Projects management skills
11. Job Title: Senior Insurance Officer (1Post)

Division: Legal Services
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/26-B
Job Grade: MG 6

Overall Responsibility:

To ensure optimum and cost-effective risk and insurance coverage for company assets and legal liabilities arising out of the company’s operations.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s Degree Commerce or in any social science (Insurance Option)
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Diploma, Chartered Insurance Institute
·                     Registered Member, Chartered Insurance Institute
·                     Registered Member, Insurance Institute of Kenya
·                     At least 8 years relevant experience
·                     Good leadership, Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills.
12. Job Title: Tax Accountant (1Post)

Division: Finance and Accounts
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/21-B
Job Grade: MG 6

Overall Responsibility:

To prepare timely, reliable and accurate statutory accounting records and ensuring that the Company complies with periodic tax payment, information reporting, and other tax authority requirements.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor of Commerce Accounting / Finance
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     CPA K or equivalent
·                     At least 8 years relevant experience
Competences
·                     Good leadership, Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills.
·                     Strong computer operation skills
·                     Projects management skills
·                     Good organizational and planning skills
13. Job Title: Transmission Engineer, Civil (1Post)

Division: Power System Planning and Development
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/16-B
Job Grade: MG 6

Overall responsibility

To participate in design of an efficient, reliable and safe power transmission system as per approved procedures, policy and standards with specific attention to transmission line structures and civil works.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor degree in civil and structural engineering
·                     Registered Engineer with ERB and MIEK
·                     At least 8 relevant years working experience
·                     Project Management skills
14. Job Title: Senior Economist (1Post)

Division: Corporate Planning
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/31-B
Job Grade: MG 6
Overall Responsibility:

To research, develop, implement and monitor long, medium term and short term corporate plans and planning systems.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Economics
·                     A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
·                     Diploma in Project Management
·                     At least 8 years relevant experience
·                     Projects management skills
15. Job Title: Pension Scheme Administrator (1Post)

Division: Human Capital and Administration
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/24-B
Job Grade: MG 7

Overall Responsibility:

To carry out efficient administration of the Company’s pension scheme and gratuity payments.
Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Business related course
·                     Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent
·                     At least 7 years relevant experience
·                     Financial and Investment knowledge
·                     Good leadership, Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills
16. Job Title: Land Economist (1Post)

Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/14-B
Division: Power System Planning and Development
Job Grade: MG 7

Overall responsibility

To determine property values and participate in mediation of valuation matters.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Land Economics
·                     Registered Valuer with the Institute of Surveyors of Kenya
·                     At least 7 years of relevant experience in property valuation
·                     Good leadership, Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills
·                     Thorough research, judgment and analytical skills
·                     Knowledge in managing projects
17. Job Title: Way leave Officer (1 Post)

Division: Power System Planning and Development
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/15-B
Job Grade: MG 7

Overall responsibility

To obtain landowner consents, way leaves and easements for the construction of transmission infrastructure.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Land Economics/Survey
·                     Registered Valuer
·                     At least 7 years of relevant experience
·                     Good Communications, problem solving & negotiation skills
·                     Strong computer operation skills
·                     Project Management skills
18. Job Title: Records Officer (1Post)

Division: Legal Services
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/25-B
Job Grade: MG 8

Overall Responsibility

To implement company-wide records and archives management program in accordance with the established policies and statutory requirements.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Records Management/Information Science or its equivalent
·                     Post graduate Diploma in Records Management
·                     At least 5 Years relevant experience
·                     Good organizational and planning skills
19. Job Title: Security Supervisor (1Post)

Division: Security Services
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/29-B
Job Grade: MG 8

Overall Responsibility

To develop and implement security and safety procedures and ensure adherence; to effectively safeguard and protect company property.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes
·                     Bachelor’s Degree. Degree in Criminology or Security related studies will have added advantage.
·                     At least 5 years’ experience; 3 of which must have been in a rank equivalent to Inspector of Police
·                     Proven Operation, Investigation and Analytical skills
·                     Ability to build good and reliable intelligence networks.
20. Job Title: Assistant Accountant – Budget (1Post)

Division: Finance and Accounts
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/22-B
Job Grade: MG 10

Overall Responsibility:

To assist in preparation, implementation and review of the corporate budget in conformance to set policies, procedures and guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes:
·                     Bachelor of Commerce Accounting / Finance
·                     CPA Part III
·                     At least 4 years relevant experience
·                     Strong computer operation skills
·                     Good organizational and planning skills
21. Job Title: Security Agent (1Post)

Division: Security Services
Job Reference: KETRACO/5/1C/40/30-B
Job Grade: MG 13

Overall Responsibility

To prevent and detect all forms of criminal activities within the Company.

Minimum Qualifications and Attributes
·                     Diploma in Criminology or Security related studies
·                     At least 3 years’ experience in any of the disciplined or armed forces.
·                     Ability to build good and reliable Intelligence networks
Interested candidates who fully meet the above criteria and are self-motivated, results oriented, team players, of high level of integrity and with good computer operation skills should send their applications stating current and expected salaries, daytime contact together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates addressed to the undersigned to be received by 5.00 p.m, 29th January, 2013. 

Candidates must be in good standing in the respective professional membership.

KETRACO is an equal opportunity employer. 

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

The Job Reference should be marked clearly on the cover of the envelope.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
P o Box 34942-00100,
Nairobi.

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