(NWWDA), a State Corporation under the ministry of Water and Irrigation invites applicants for the following positions:

1.Civil Engineer: (2 Positions) Ref: NWSB/01/2017

Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the Civil Engineer will participate in the design and supervision of projects

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project planning, design and construction
  • Development of Water and Sanitation Infrastructure
  • Preparation of project specification and contract documents
  • Closing of design and construction of projects
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation to ensure design, construction and maintainance of standards are adhered to
  • General Adminstration of projects Supervision of Technical Staff

Qualifications/key competences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience
  • Knowledge in project Design, management and supervision
  • Ability to produce results and prepare timely reports
  • Good interpersonal relations and communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision

2.Internal Auditor (1 position) Ref: NWSB/02/2017

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for the Audit function of the Board

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Control and Coordination of the Audit Section and maintenance of high Audit standards within the Board
  • Preparation and supervision of Audit programme for financial, operational and management audits
  • Preparation of timely financial audit reports
  • Making recommendation on cost effective controls adoption
  • Ensure compliance with the laid down policies, procedures and regulations

Qualifications/key competences:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting/Audit option) or Business Administration and CPA (K)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a busy audit office preferably in the public sector or a large private enterprise
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of planning and organization skills Person of high integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare reports and meet deadlines
  • Be familiar with Kenya Government policies and its procurement and financial procedures
  • Computer literacy


Applicants who meet the specified requirements should submit their applications together with their detailed CV’s, copies of both academic and professional certificates, national ID and other testimonials with day time telephone contact, e-mail address and contacts of three referees and also current and expected renumeration to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Northern Water Services Board,

Maji House,

Kismayu Road,

P. O. Box 495 – 70100, GARISSA, Kenya.

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To be received on or before 05th July, 2017 Close of Business.

All applicants must meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by getting clearance certificates from KRA,EACC,CID,HELB and CRB.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Northern Water Services Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.