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Senior Legal Officer, Surveyors, Senior Survey Assistants, Senior Draughtsman and Roads Inspectors Jobs

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a parastatal currently in category PC 3A was set up under the Roads Act, 2007 and charged with the mandate to manage, develop, rehabilitate and maintain national roads and is an equal opportunity employer.

In order to carry out this mandate effectively, the Authority is seeking for dedicated, passionate and highly driven individuals, who are able to demonstrate strong analytical skills, are result oriented, excellent time managers and team players to fill the under mentioned positions

Job Title: Senior Legal Officer

Grade 7

Place of Work: Head Office

Department: Legal and Corporate Affairs

Reporting to: Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs

Supervises: Legal Clerical Assistant

Purpose of the Job

Assists in providing Company secretarial services as well as legal advice to the Authority.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provides legal advice to the Authority
  • Assists in ensuring legal and regulatory compliance
  • Reviews, advises, and makes recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary legislation, rules and regulations
  • Provides legal opinions on various matters arising from the Authority’s Departments/ Sections
  • Carries out research and reviews existing laws that impact on the Authority’s core functions
  • Drafts and reviews contracts, leases and other conveyance documents
  • Monitors legal and regulatory compliance
  • Provides necessary support in preparation for Board matters
Job specification
  • A degree in Law
  • A post graduate diploma in Law
  • 7 years minimum experience in a corporate legal department
  • Registered Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS) (K)
  • Be a Team player with ability to maintain confidentiality, good judgment and under minimum supervision
  • Working knowledge in ICT.
Job Title: Surveyor

Grade 6

5 Positions

Place of Work: Head Office or Region

Department: Planning and Environment/Design & Construction

Reporting to: Senior Surveyor and/or Regional Manager

Supervises: Survey Assistants

Purpose of the Job

Carries out survey and mapping work in accordance with standards and specification for the Authority’s roads.

Key Responsibility
  • Prepares survey annual work plans
  • Undertakes all surveys, mapping and GIS functions required in the design, implementation/construction and maintenance of road projects
  • Provides survey data during feasibility studies and final designs
  • Identifies survey requirements and standards for specific areas
  • Oversees the accurate mapping of roads, road reserves and related functions in digital form
  • Maintains an inventory of roads records
  • Organizes and prepares survey specifications and Terms of Reference for survey work
  • Carries out evaluation and certifies works submitted by Survey and Mapping Consultants
  • Supervises civil works during construction
  • Liaises with other departments in the Authority, Ministries and Agencies on survey matters
  • Supervises work of survey consultants engaged by the Authority
  • Prepares periodic reports for the section
  • Undertakes any other duties assigned.
Job specification
  • A degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry or equivalent
  • Member of the Institute of Surveyors of Kenya
  • 6 years minimum experience in engineering surveys
  • Good Public relations and interpersonal skills
  • Computer knowledge for survey management systems

Job Title: Senior Survey Assistant

Grade 4

3 Positions

Place of Work: Regional Office

Department: Planning and Environment

Reporting to: Surveyor

Supervises: None

Purpose of the Job

The job holder will report to the Surveyor in all matters relating to field surveys and administration.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assists in the preparation of survey annual work plans
  • Participates in the provision of survey data during feasibility studies and final design
  • Identifies survey requirements and standards for specific areas
  • Prepares survey specifications and Terms of Reference for survey works to be contracted out
  • Supervises survey consultants engaged by the Authority
  • Carries out supervision of civil works during construction and maintenance
  • Assists in preparation of monthly, quarterly, twice yearly, annual and ad-hoc reports for the section
  • Carries out any survey duties assigned by the Surveyor
Job specification
  • Higher Diploma in Surveying or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Be conversant with modern survey equipment (GPS, Smart Station, Total Station, etc.)
  • Should be competent in Computer Aided Design (CAD), GIS and Image Processing Software
  • Demonstrate ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Have at least 4 years working experience in engineering survey in a busy survey office
  • Good Public relations and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build cohesive teams and achieve set targets through team work
Job Title: Senior Draughtsman

Grade 4

1 Position

Place of Work: Head Office

Department: Planning and Environment

Reporting to: Surveyor

Supervises: Draughtsman I

Purpose of the Job

Assists the Surveyor in carrying out duties pertaining to survey works in the development and maintenance of roads.

Key Responsibilities
  • Maintains and updates all drawing records
  • Scans new and existing drawings for archiving and geo-referencing
  • Makes and prepares requisitions for technical stores related to drawings and map production
  • Assists in the protection of road reserves
  • Identifies and acquires boundary maps from Ministry of Lands for parcels next to the Road Reserve to assist in the protection of road reserves
  • Oversees the maintenance of drawing equipment and materials
  • Prepares location plans for proposed highway projects
  • Assists in supervising consultants in matters of draughting
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned
Job specification
  • Higher Diploma in Cartography, Building and Civil Engineering
  • 4 years working experience in engineering survey
  • Computer knowledge for survey management systems (CAD and Image Processing Software)
  • Conversant and ability to operate Wide Format Scanners, Plotters and specialized printers.
Job Title: Roads Inspector

Grade: 3

23 Positions

Place of Work: Head Office / Regions

Department: Technical Department

Reporting to: Roads Superintendent

Supervises: Roads Overseer

Purpose of the Job

To inspect the conditions of roads and make appropriate report.

Key Responsibilities
  • Inspects road maintenance and construction works
  • Identifies defects and makes report for improvement
  • Carries out regular road inspections and recommends maintenance activities where necessary
  • Performs any other duties as assigned
  • Carries out annual traffic count
  • Assists in data collection on tender document preparation
Job specification
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • 3 years minimum experience in Roads Maintenance
  • Working computer knowledge
Mode of submitting applications

Candidates who meet the criteria given should submit their applications together with their up to date CVs including details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees, while at the same time attaching copies of all certificates/ testimonials and copies of IDs and be hand delivered or mailed so as to reach the Director General at the Address below not later than Friday, 7th October 2011.

All envelops/applications should have the respect job reference no. clearly marked.

KeNHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Lack of inclusion of all copies of documentation / details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

The Director General,
Kenya National Highways Authority
Blue Shield Towers, 9th floor, Hospital Hill Road
P.O. Box 49712- 00100,

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Jobs: Sales Executive (Githurai, Mathare or Mwiki)

Salary: 15K plus commissions

Are you living in Githurai, Mathare, or Mwiki, our client a firm based in Hurligham is looking for sales executive to sell its products these estates

Roles and responsibilities
  • Identifying new markets and business opportunities by visiting retail shops and supermarkets
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Visiting potential customers for new business.
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales.
  • Gathering market and customer information and providing feedback on future market trends.
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments.
  • Recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office.
  • Reviewing your own sales performance and that of the entire team, aiming to meet or exceed targets.
Skills required
  • The ability and desire to sell.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong industry awareness.
  • A confident and determined approach.
  • Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection.
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The capacity to flourish in a competitive environment.
Job Specifications
  • A minimum of a certificate in Sales and marketing or a related field’
  • 1 year of experience in sales Management.
  • Experience with selling fast moving consumer goods
  • Ability to drive sales
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to

Please indicate current or last salary.

The Recruiting Manager
Corporate staffing Services
Suite 3, 13th Floor, Development house,
Moi Avenue, Nairobi.

Via email to:

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database no for interviewing.

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We are beverage company with operations in over nine markets and distributors located in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ethiopia.

They wish to fill the job position of a Marketing Manager.

Overall Purpose of Job

To strategically market the company with a view to develop business and to manage the running of the Marketing function of the company.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Someone with Marketing Management skills
  • The incumbent has to have worked in a similar capacity for not less than 3 years and is passionate about hospitality service.
  • Must have a marketing background.
  • He must have a good network in the industry. He is going to be the face of the company.
  • Must be able to build good relationships in order to attract and retain customers.
How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 5th October 2011.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Job:HR Assistant

We require a HR assistant with a diploma in HR and two years experience.

Send your CV to:

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