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Principal Engineer, Technical Planning and Design – TWWDA Grade 4 – TWWDA/PETPD/05/2020

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Job Purpose
The Officer is responsible for coordinating, overseeing, executing and assisting in all technical matters related to technical planning and design of water and sanitation services so as to ensure access to safe water to all stakeholders in the Agency’s area.
Person specification
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
i. At least eight (8) years’ work experience
ii. Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Water Engineering or a related field from a recognized university.
iii. Master’s degree in Civil or Water Engineering or a related field from a recognized university.
iv. Registered Engineer
v. Membership to related professional body
vi. Management course from a recognized institution
vii. Proficiency in computer applications
viii. Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the constitution
Competencies and skills
i. Supervisory skills
ii. Report writing skills
iii. Good interpersonal skills
iv. Good communication skills
v. Analytical skills


i. Undertaking technical planning and design of water and sanitation infrastructure;
ii. Development of concept notes and project proposals;
iii. Undertake pre- and feasibility studies for water and sanitation projects
iv. Designing and developing appropriate and cost effective models for water and sanitation infrastructure;
v. Prepare plans with detailed drawings that include project specifications and cost estimates
vi. Preparing technical specifications and project tender documents;
vii. Developing engineering calculations, diagrams and technical reports
viii. Marketing of project proposals to potential Development Partners
ix. Preparing and implementing of the Agency’s quality management system;
x. Coordinating preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Reports ensuring that they are submitted to the relevant institutions for approval;
xi. Supervise a design team & Performance appraisal of staff in the section and
xii. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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