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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Civil Engineer Job in Kenya - Export Processing Zones Authority

Export Processing Zones Authority is a State Corporation established through an Act of Parliament Cap 517 of Laws of Kenya. Its core mandate is to promote, facilitate and regulate investments in the export processing zones. As part of its strategy to improve services, the Authority seeks to recruit a Civil Engineer to join its professional staff. 
The main duties of the post will include managing maintenance works of a wide range of the Authority’s real estate, including industrial buildings, offices, roads and jetties, as well as initiating new construction projects. 
The position will also oversee a range of the Authority’s municipal services, including water, sewers and sewage treatment, and facilitating approval of building plans
 
Job Profile
  • Plan and provide overall supervision of maintenance of the corporation’s real estate.
  • Provide plans, layouts and designs for proposed maintenance works and for new projects.
  • Prepare project cost estimates for budgeting and building purposes.
  • Prepare works specifications bills of quantities for tendering and for work execution purposes.
  • Prepare Tender documentation and contract administration.
  • Post construction evaluation of works, commissioning and hand-over.
  • Management and maintenance municipal services, including water and sewerage services.
  • Liaison with the relevant local authorities and ministry responsible for land matters for approval of building plans, and other zone development proposals of the Authority.
  • Any other duties allocated to him /her from time to time.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university or institution.
  • Must be a registered engineer with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya.
  • Have broad based work experience of not less than five (5) years in civil; structural works and operations of water and sewer systems at a senior position.
  • Experience in developing bills of quantities, cost estimates and specifications.
  • Must be conversant with regulations and by-laws of the local authorities.
  • Have knowledge of tender and contract documentation and administration.
  • Have knowledge of relevant computer applications.
  • Be a focused and self driven individual with attention to detail, and capable of working with minimum supervision.
  • Entrepreneurial and business minded individual
  • A team player.
  • Possession of a masters degree in Engineering of an MBA will be an added advantage
If you believe you are the right candidate for the position and that you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and daytime telephone contacts quoting reference number EPZA/OPS/01/07/09 to reach us on or before 14th August 2012. 
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
 
Address your application to:
 
The Human Resource Manager,
Export Processing Zones Authority,
P.O. Box 50563-00200, 
Nairobi
 
Export Processing Zones Authority is an equal opportunity employer