Government Jobs in Kenya – KFS 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Kenya – KFS 2019
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Chief Engineer


Grade
FM II Post No. 2000-01/2019
Kenya
Ferry Services is a State Corporation, established under the Companies Act (CAP
486) of the Laws of Kenya and operating in the Ministry of Transport,
Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, mandated with the
operation of ferries in the Country. The Company’s headquarters are set along
the expansive shores of the beautiful and splendid Indian Ocean overlooking the
magnificent view of the channel at Peleleza, Likoni, Mombasa.

To
strengthen the management team, KFSL is seeking to engage a dynamic, highly
driven and result oriented individual for the position of Chief Engineer

Reporting
to the Managing Director, the Chief Engineer will be responsible for delivery
of efficient and effective technical services to the Company.
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Develop, manage and monitor the
engineering and maintenance department budget;
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Approve the departmental training
programs for the development of technical staff; and
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Plan and authorize engineering
department procurement needs and initiate maintenance capital projects.
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Oversee performance management in the
department
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Prepare and submit all monthly,
quarterly and annual reports for the department
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Prepare a draft board management
papers for approval
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Participate in the development and
review of the Institution’s strategic plan
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Participate in various committees in
the Institution
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Ensure that best engineering
standards and practices are in place;
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Develop and maintain adequate
procedures to maintain best practice standards within acceptable cost limits;
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Advice management on technical
matters and provide leadership in formulation of equipment replacement
programmes;
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Maintain adequate and up to date
records of drawings, plans and alterations for projects undertaken;
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Direct and oversee the specialized
installation of parts, plants and equipment;
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Ensure statutory regulations and
insurance requirements are followed, for the safe condition of ferries, plants,
gear and equipment;
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Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a
related field from a recognized university;
·        
Master’s degree in relevant field
from a recognized university will be an added advantage;
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Marine Engineering Class 1
certificate will be an added advantage;
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A member of the Engineers Board of
Kenya;
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Minimum of twelve (12) years’
relevant experience with at least three (3) years in a Senior Management
position, and
·        
Experience in the marine transport
industry/ or marine operations management will be an added advantage,
·        
Shortlisted candidates will be
required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of
Kenya 2010 and should submit among other documents; Certificate of Good Conduct
from the Director 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.
Kenya
Ferry Services is a State Corporation, established under the Companies Act (CAP
486) of the Laws of Kenya and operating in the Ministry of Transport,
Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, mandated with the
operation of ferries in the Country. The Company’s headquarters are set along
the expansive shores of the beautiful and splendid Indian Ocean overlooking the
magnificent view of the channel at Peleleza, Likoni, Mombasa.
KFSL
is seeking to offer opportunities to enthusiastic, focused, organized and
result oriented individuals for the Internship program.

REF
NO: KFS/INTCOX/1/2019
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Must possess a Diploma in Nautical
Science or equivalent from a recognized tertiary institution;
·        
Bachelors in Nautical Science or
equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage;
·        
Possession of a Certificate of
Competency as Coxswain shall be an added advantage;
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Possession of STCW will be an added
advantage;
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Must be a Kenyan citizen aged 34
years and below; and
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Must have graduated from institutions
of higher learning in the last (2) years.
Personal Attributes & Competence
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Team Player;
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Result oriented;
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Good communication and planning
skills;
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Excellent analytical skills;
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Objectivity;
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Enthusiastic;
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Ready to learn;
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Focused and organized;
Applications
accompanied by a detailed CV containing academic qualifications, e-mail
addresses, day telephone contacts as well as copies of relevant certificates,
testimonials, national identification card are invited from persons qualified
for the program described above. The applicant  should also submit duly
filed application for Internship Program Form available on the Public Service
Commission of Kenya website. The applicants should also provide names,
telephone numbers and contact addresses of at least three referees who are
knowledgeable about their competence and area of specialization.
Applications
for the internship program should be sent to the undersigned to be received on
or before 17th June, 2019;
Kenya
Ferry Services Limited,
Gaza
Road off Mwinyi Babu Road – Peleleza
P.O.
Box 96242 – 80110,
The
reference number MUST be clearly indicated on the ENVELOPE.

Kenya
Ferry Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and
gender equity within the organization. Women, those from marginalized
communities and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. Only
shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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