Jobs and Vacancies in UWWASCO, Kenya

Revenue & Billing Officer
Purpose of the Position
Reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager, the Revenue and Billing Officer is expected to provide commercial and managerial leadership and expert assistance to guide, coordinate, manage and monitor the Uyoma West Water, Supply and sanitation financial operations.
S/he must be able to interact with a range of partners involved in the sector, maintain oversight of the overall commercial sector impact and ensure the efficient use of the company resources.
The incumbent should have excellent leadership skills, confidentiality, initiative, and independent judgment in supporting the design, implementation of UWWASCO operations.
The revenue/Billing officer is responsible for providing updated and financial supervisory direction as regards billing and revenue collection as well as guidance to the UWWASCO water clients to ensure that UWWASCO adheres to the terms and condition of the water regulators, partner agreements and are achieving the development impact and result that are expected.
The revenue/Billing officer works collaboratively and proactively with the financial administration manager.
Job summary
Plan, direct and coordinate commercial operations under the broad guidance of the Finance and Administration Manager and in consultation with the management Team. The incumbent shall be part of the Commercial Department.

Responsibilities

·         Managing and supervising commercial aspects of the company operations particularly as they relate to revenue generation and collection.
·         Forecast and communicate regularly and in time the financial status of the company and report any anomaly to the Finance and Administration Manager promptly for action.
·         Develop long term business strategies, focused and operating plans that reflect the long term goals and priorities.
·         Ensure the provision of comprehensive commercial information systems including up to date customer data base to achieve the overall company objectives
·         Ensure timely, complete and accurate reading and billing of services and subsequent revenue collection.
·         Carrying out customer survey and proposing improvement arriving from feedback received
·         Establishing and maintaining system for positive customer relations
·         Ensure credit control and collection of outstanding water debts in an orderly and timely fashion.
·         Ensure water tariffs are reviewed as appropriate and changes communicated to relevant audience.
·         Organize logistics for visits by stakeholders e.g. Donors, County government, Board etc.
·         Ensure customer complaints are tracked and effectively addressed
·         Perform any other duty as may be assigned

Requirement

·         At least CPA I or equivalent accounting qualification. Diploma in Business Management/ Administration with knowledge of accounts will be an added advantage.
·         At least 2 years working experience in a similar capacity.
·         Must possess impeccable computer skills e.g. Excel, Word, Power point, Internet etc. Must be Self-driven and motivated to meet strict deadlines and able to multi-task.
·         Must be Customer oriented with good leadership and communication skills.
·         Excellent presentation, organization, networking and collaboration skills.


Technical Manager
Purpose of Position
Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Manager is expected to provide technical and managerial leadership and expert assistance to guide, coordinate, manage and monitor the Uyoma West Water, Supply and Sanitation activities, he/she must interact with a range of relevant partners involved in the sector, maintain oversight of the overall sector impacts and ensure the efficient use of company resources.
The incumbent should have excellent leadership skills, initiative and independent judgment in supporting the design, implementation, operations & maintenance, monitoring and evaluation of UWWASCO operations.
The WASH Technical Manager is responsible for providing technical and supervisory direction as well as managerial guidance to the UWWASCO water staff and contractors to ensure that UWWASCO adheres to the terms and conditions of the water regulators, partner agreements, and are achieving the development impact and results that are expected. The Technical manager works collaboratively and proactively with other technical experts in the industry.
Job summary
Direct, Co-ordinate, control and manage the Company’s Operations and Maintenance of Infrastructure and Equipment in order to supply Water and Sanitation Services to the residents of Uyoma West and its environs effectively and efficiently. The incumbent will be the lead of the Technical Department.

Responsibilities

·         Responsible for the overall supervision to ensure proper functioning of the technical Department and its personnel ensuring that the duties are carried out in accordance with the company’s policies.
·         Maintain and improve on the current sources of water, ensure regular and reliable water services delivery consistent with the available water resources; minimize water losses through regular preventive maintenance of the service delivery infrastructure.
·         Investigate new sources of water and prepare plans to develop these sources to improve service delivery, monitor, on a regular basis, service delivery against planned indicators.
·         Provide strategic advice for technical planning initiatives within the organization.
·         Maintain water production and inventory on reported leakage register and ensure necessary action is taken promptly in collaboration with the technical team on the ground.
·         Device ways to enhance on water production and reduction of Non-Revenue Water (NRW), design and implement sound maintenance schedule of the system, coordinate installation of new collections and reconnections exercise, coordinate and develop strategy on eradication of illegal mal-practices in the field.
·         Prepare reports and key policy documents for discussion with relevant stake holders, participate in resource mobilization activities, budgeting and strategic planning.
·         Preparation of proper documents for works. Prepare and submit proposal to donors for funding of projects within the company’s area of jurisdiction. Supervising operations and maintenance staff, and ensuring water quality and standards are met.
·         Be an ambassador for the company in both internal and external capacity building trainings for staff and the larger community.
·         Perform any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

·         At least a Diploma/Degree in civil/water engineering. Knowledge of AutoCAD will be an added advantage.
·         Impeccable computer skills e.g. Excel, Word, Power point, Internet etc.
·         At least 3 years working experience 1 of which must be in a senior management position preferably in a water enterprise or a similar environment.
·         Must be Self-driven and motivated to meet tight deadlines and to multi-task.
·         Excellent presentation, organization, networking and collaboration skills.
How to Apply
If you meet the above criteria, submit your application (quoting the job position on the envelop in case of hand delivery applications and on the subject in case of email applications) which should include;
1.      Cover Letter quoting your current or immediate former salary and expected salary as well as your notice period required to take up an appointment where successful.
2.     Detailed CV which should include your business contact information, 3 referees one of them being your current or your immediate former Supervisor.
Your application should reach the General Manager by close of business on 20th December 2017 either by hand delivery at our Offices or through wuwasco@gmail.com.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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