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Kenya Roads Board (KRB) Recruitment February 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) Recruitment February 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application.

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) Recruitment February 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) is a statutory body established by the Kenya Roads Board Act No. 7 of 1999. The object and purpose for which KRB was established is to oversee the road network in Kenya and coordinate the maintenance, rehabilitation and development funded by the Kenya Roads Board Fund as established under the Act and to advise the Cabinet Secretary responsible for roads on all matters related thereto.

The Board seeks to recruit dynamic, experienced, and results oriented persons to the positions of:

No. Position Job Grade Posts
1. Deputy Director Urban and Park Roads-Re advertisement KRB Grade 3 1
2. Deputy Director Geoinformatics KRB Grade 3 1

Job Specification
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail and not limited to;

  • Review, individually, the annual roads work programmes submitted by the road agencies and consolidate the annual roads works programme into annual public roads programme (APRP),
  • Develop and implement the prioritization criteria for road maintenance programs;
  • Monitoring implementation of APRP and prepare half year and annual APRP implementation reports;
  • Planning, organizing, and conducting training programs for Road Agencies and Counties to enhance delivery of road maintenance;
  • Maintaining partnerships and collaborations with Road Agencies, County Government, and other relevant stakeholders to enhance delivery of road maintenance programs;
  • Monitoring operations of the Board’s regional offices;
  • Coordinating and managing, in consultation with the Director, the activities of the Directorate to ensure achievement & performance of assigned duties;
  • Monitoring implementation of Road Sector Investment Program;
  • Maintaining collaboration and partnerships with development partners supporting road maintenance programs in the road sector;
  • Conducting Technical audits of Road agencies to ensure prudent utilization of resources; Preparing Audit reports and submit to the Board for approval and submission to the Principal Secretary, State Department of Roads;
  • Conducting Technical audits of Programmes funded by Development Partners, where requested, as an assurance and prerequisite for Disbursement of funds;
  • Preparing and reviewing the annual audit programme for technical audit of road work activities funded by the Board;
  • Preparing audit guidelines, manuals, procedures, and methodology for technical audits;
  • Carrying out post audit reviews and follow-ups to confirm implementation by road agencies of prior audit recommendations;
  • Coordinating and actively participating in regional audit dissemination workshops for feedback and participation in audit process by RAs and County Governments for continuous improvement;
  • Preparing Terms of References for consultancy services to undertake Monitoring and Evaluation for County Governments;
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Director from time to time

Person Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • A minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience and at least four (4) years in a managerial role in comparable position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering, Project Management, Business Management, Environmental Planning, Economics, GIS, Physical Planning, Procurement or any related field from a recognized institution;
  • Registered by Engineers Board of Kenya as a Professional Engineer;
  • Valid Annual Practicing License from the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Membership of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK);
  • Proficiency in computer applications;

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Mentoring and coaching skills

Terms of Service:
The positions are for 3 – years contract period, renewable upon satisfactory performance. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, medical benefits, gratuity, and other benefits in accordance with State Corporations Advisory Committee and Salaries Remuneration Commission guidelines.

How to Apply:
Applications shall be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials, or other supporting documents. The application should also indicate the names and contact of three referees.
Scanned copies of these documents must be included in the online applications.

All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the Position of Deputy Director, Urban & Park Roads KRB Grade 3 or Geoinformatics, Grade KRB 3 respectively” and submitted not later than 5.00pm on 20th February, 2024 in any of the following ways:
a) Hand delivered application in sealed envelope addressed to:

The Director Corporate Services
Kenya Roads Board
to be dropped at the reception of
Kenya Roads Board Offices, 6th Floor, Kenya Re Towers,
off Ragati Road in Upper Hill, NAIROBI

b) Online applications should be through the Recruitment Portal –
Note: The candidates who will be successful shall be required to present the following clearance certificates:

i. Kenya Revenue Authority
ii. Higher Education Loans Board
iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
iv. Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
v. Credit Reference Bureau.

Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

For detailed job description, requirements for appointment and instructions on how to apply, interested and qualified applicants may visit the Board’s website;

Kenya Roads Board is an equal opportunity employer and selects candidates through a fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

All applications should reach the Board not later than 5:00pm on 20th February, 2024.

Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
P.O. BOX 73718-00200

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) Recruitment February 2024: Open Jobs/Vacancies Application

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