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Water Services Regulatory Board Senior Monitoring & Inspectorate Officer Job

Senior Monitoring & Inspectorate Officer Job, Engineering Kenyan Jobs 2021,

The Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB) is a statutory body charged with economic and service regulation of the water services sector as established by the Water Act 2016. WASREB sets rules, standards and guidelines to ensure that water services are provided in an effective and efficient manner with a view of protecting consumers and other stakeholders’ interests.

To strengthen our human resource capacity, we wish to recruit highly motivated professionals to fill the following positions:


Job Purpose

Responsible for ensuring compliance with standards for design, asset development & Management,   Water   quality,  Operation   &   Maintenance,   human   resource, governance, Non- Revenue Water, monitoring and regulating licensees.

Reporting Relationship: This role reports to the Manager, Monitoring & Inspectorate

Supervises: Monitoring & Inspectorate Officer


The duties and responsibilities entail assisting in:

  • Carrying out surveillance of the sector through inspections including compliance with standards for design, asset development & Management, Water quality, Operation & Maintenance, governance, Non-Revenue Water, and human resource;
  • Collecting and collating capital works plans of the WSPs and Water Works Development Agencies (WWDAs);
  • Developing and implementing criteria/checklist for proper handover of assets for water and sanitation services provision;
  • Assist in monitoring compliance      with    minimum      service    level commitments;
  • Assist in monitoring and   regulating licensees     and   enforcing  license conditions;
  • Assist in inspecting water works and water services to ensure that such works and services meet the prescribed standards;
  • Proposing indicators for tracking progress in the implementation of the Water Strategy and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Undertaking data validation on the performance of Water Utilities;
  • Contributing to the development of the data collection and validation tool to be used by the Water Service Providers and WWDAs;
  • Reviewing reports from the part-time inspectors;
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the Board;
  • Providing oversight for all division’s assets;
  • Making strategic and operational decisions for the section;
  • Planning the work of subordinates;
  • Assigning work to subordinates;
  • Monitoring subordinates  work  performance;  and   Appraising/evaluatingsubordinates’ performance


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in either Engineering, Science, Economics, or any other relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Membership of a professional body and in good standing;
  • Management course lasting not less four (4) weeks;
  • At least  Six  (6)  years’  work  experience;  4  of  which  must  be  in  a supervisory
  • Demonstrated results in work performance
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the constitution

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication;
  • Working with people;
  • Applying technical expertise;
  • Customer and stakeholder orientation
  • Drive for results;
  • Continuous learning and knowledge sharing; and
  • Technological

How to Apply

All applications must be accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates and should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Water Services Regulatory Board,

P.O. Box 41621- 00100,


So as to be received not later than 23.59 hours on 24TH AUGUST 2021. Due to the threat caused by COVID –19, the applications should be submitted only through electronic means. They should be sent via email to [email protected] with only ‘POSITION APPLIED FOR’ as the subject line.

WASREB is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth and peoples living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following compliance certificates; Certificate of Good Conduct, Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board, Tax Compliance Certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance, and Credit Reference Bureau Certificate.

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