Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited Hiring Check ,Qualifications ,Apply


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Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited Hiring Check ,Qualifications ,Apply,

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited Hiring Check ,Qualifications ,Apply

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The Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is a State Corporation established on 6th September, 1973 under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and started commercial operations in 1978. The Company is 100% owned by the Government and complies with the provisions of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of 1986.

Managing Director

Purpose of the job

The Managing Director is responsible to the Board of Directors for the broad responsibilities of the implementation of the Company’s statutory mandates, strategic goals and the management of its resources; including giving direction and
leadership for the achievement of Company’s mission, the development of its strategy and in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the Company’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.

Key Tasks

  • Providing strategic leadership in accordance with the mandate of the Company stipulated in the Company’s Act.
  • Formulating, implementing and reviewing both the Strategic and Business Plans of the Company to achieve the Company’s mandate.
  • Overseeing corporate planning and financial operations of the Company, ensuring that sound fiscal and risk management practices are in place to maintain the Company’s financial strength and sustainability.
  • Ensuring that all financial and non-financial resources and assets are effectively and efficiently managed and preserved by maintaining sound policies, controls, prudent procedures, adequate records, safety, security and accountability requirements that meet international standards and benchmarks.
  • Developing and maintaining positive external relationships, external communication initiatives, strategic partnerships and positive corporate image with stakeholders, while actively seeking new opportunities for growth.
  • Management and administration of the top leadership and staff of the Company in line with the mission and vision of the Company supported by adequate manning levels, finances, facilities and partnerships.
  • Ensuring implementation and fulfillment of the policies and agreed objectives, performance targets and service standards of the Company and reporting thereon to the Board.
  • Advising the Board of Directors on all matters within the Company’s responsibility and serving as an interface between the board and staff.
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable professional, legal, regulatory, ethical, corporate compliance and governance requirements to protect the Company against reputational and legal risks.
  • Ensuring proper management of budgets, funds and property of the Company, and developing economic, efficient and cost-effective internal management structures.
  • Managing and implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.
  • Maintaining a conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees
  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship.
  • Serving as the principal spokesperson of the Company
  • Serving as the accounting Officer for the Company

Job Specifications

  • Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution
  • Must be a registered member of a relevant professional body and in good standing.
  • Over fifteen (15) years relevant experience ten (10) of which must have been in senior management of a large and busy organization.
  • Have undertaken a leadership course(s) lasting not less than two (2) weeks from recognized institutions.
  • Have undertaken a Corporate Governance Course from a recognized Institution
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Broad knowledge of corporate governance, procurement, labour laws and current industry related issues and trends at national, regional and international levels, including in-depth understanding of petroleum in the global marketplace.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity, including ability to build strategic partnerships, networks and stakeholder management.
  • Broad knowledge of the functions in the Oil and Gas Industry/Sector.
  • People, culture and change management.
  • Commercial drive and business acumen.
  • New utility investment ventures and collaborations

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General Manager (Supply Chain)

Job Purpose

The General Manager (Supply Chain) is responsible to the Managing Director for advising the Company on the interpretation and application of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Law and overseeing the Company’s Supply Chain processes in procurement, stores/inventory management and contract management.

Key Tasks

  • Lead in formulating & developing policies, plans and strategies in the areas of supply chain; including risk management and contractor performance measurement plans.
  • Ensuring the procurement and asset disposal processes are carried out in compliance with the procurement and asset disposal Law.
  • Ensuring development and review of the annual procurement and asset disposal plans in line with the Law and monitoring their implementation.
  • Providing procurement professional opinion to the Managing Director on all procurement contracts for goods, works, services and consultancies as well as asset disposal processes.
  • Ensuring development and implementation of the Supply Chain Strategy and reporting in line with policies, processes & procedures.
  • Overseeing the management of inventory, stores and assets in compliance with the guidelines issued by the Company and the National Treasury
  • Ensuring development and maintaining an information communication technology inventory management system which shall comply with the Law.
  • Ensuring preparation of statutory and administrative procurement and asset disposal reports as required by the Company and other Government bodies, and the Company.
  • Monitoring Contract management to ensure conformity with the contract terms and conditions of contract, and reports to the MD on any significant departures from the terms and conditions of the contract.
  • Leading in capacity building programs in the Company in Supply Chain to ensure compliance of the procurement Law and the Company’s procurement policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring development and management of the supply chain, capability and culture that reflect the values which facilitate performance, professionalism and initiative by staff throughout the Company.
  • Ensuring that procurement and asset disposal records and data are maintained in accordance with the Law.

Job Specifications

  • Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: – Procurement and Supplies Management, Procurement and Logistics, Commerce, Business Administration (Supplies Management Option), Economics or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution.
  • Twelve (12) years of work experience five (5) of which should be in senior management position.
  • Full membership to CIPS or CPSP
  • Full membership to KISM
  • Current Practicing License by KISM
  • Leadership Course (s) lasting not less than two (2) weeks.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in determining and handling stakeholders issues
  • Sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in the Petroleum subsector.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Procurement matters.
  • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiations skills

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General Manager (Pipeline Operations & Maintenance)

Purpose of the job

The General Manager (Pipeline Operations & Maintenance) is responsible to the Managing Director for ensuring effective and efficient pipeline operations & maintenance in the Company.

Key Tasks

  • Responsible for ensuring petroleum products are transported through the pipeline in the most efficient, safe and economical manner.
  • Ensuring maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the pipeline and storage system.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders on product transportation and other operational matters and advising the Managing Director on changes in operational requirements which may be necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.
  • Ensuring proper maintenance schedules are effected to improve on plant and equipment availability and efficiency.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and operational efficiencies.
  • Maintaining effective communication between staff of all cadres to provide the right working environment for achievement of Company goals.
  • Initiating and participating in organizational performance reviews and business process improvement programmes as well as undertaking specials investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Writing and submitting project charters and/or business cases in order to secure resource commitments (e.g. Budgets, personnel and business systems) from the Board and Executive that will enable execution of initiatives.
  • Responsible for projects management in Research, Planning, design, Construction and civil works.
  • Responsible for commissioning and projects takeover to ensure that the Company funds are efficiently utilized during all stages of the projects and that they are implemented in accordance with the contract to guarantee efficiency, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
  • Carry out continuous monitoring & evaluation and provide technical advice.
  • Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation.
  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness.
  • Performing other related duties as may be required from time to time.

Job Specifications

  • Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor of Science in any Engineering field from a recognized university
  • Be a Registered Professional Engineer with ERB with a current valid practicing license
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience five (5) of which should be at senior management level in a large and busy organization.
  • Corporate Member to relevant professional body – IEK.
  • Leadership Course(s) lasting not less than two (2) weeks.

Key Skills and competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industry requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in Oil and gas Industry and/or engineering.
  • Strong well developed interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, project management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts.
  • Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous learning, creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to empower staff through coaching and counselling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical solutions to problems.
  • Ability to handle an Emergency Response situation and Team as well as handling safety oversight roles.

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Legal Services Manager

Purpose of the job

Reporting to the General Manager (Company Secretary & Legal Services) [GM (CS & LS)] the Legal Services Manager is responsible for providing timely and professional legal advice to the Company on legal issues that arise in the conduct of the Company’s business as directed by the GM (CS & LS) as well as ensuring that the Company’s best interests and image are protected by managing legal, regulatory, contractual obligations and risks.

Key Tasks

  • Assisting the GM(CS&LS) on legal matters affecting the Company.
  • Monitoring all aspects of the Legal services Department with the aim of developing a robust and facilitative legal and regulatory framework for enhancing organizational effectiveness.
  • Providing advice on good corporate governance practices.
  • Managing legal risks while taking advantage of opportunities.
  • Providing technical leadership and strategic direction in the development, implementation and evaluation of professional legal services including overseeing, scheduling and coordinating the provision of corporate services as necessary.
  • Formulating, monitoring and evaluating the implementation of work-plans related to the formulation of an enabling framework for litigation, compliance, contracts and conveyancing matters.
  • Providing legal advice and assistance on all relevant aspects of government regulation and applicable law.
  • Preparing Legal opinions and legal interpretations on various matters as required including interpretation of court and arbitral rulings affecting the Company.
  • Spearheading the formulation of a sound contract management process from tendering to contract preparation, negotiation and execution.
  • Overseeing the smooth implementation of all convincing matters to ensure perfection of documentation and securities.
  • Monitoring developments in relevant law, conduct legal research and participate in outreach programs to strengthen corporate governance and improve the quality of service delivery.
  • Drafting legal documents as required
  • Overseeing performance management in the Legal Services department and participate in organizational performance reviews, business process improvements aimed at improving organizational effectiveness.
  • Reviewing incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations; handle disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Preparing concept papers, board papers, periodic progress reports and annual reports as necessary.
  • Monitoring all aspects of Legal services with the aim of developing a robust and facilitative
  • legal and regulatory framework for enhancing organizational effectiveness.
  • Providing advice on good corporate governance practices.
  • Managing legal risks while taking advantage of opportunities.
  • Performing other related duties as may be required from time to time.

Job specifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized reputable University
  • Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience five (5) of which must have been at Senior Management level.
  • Certified Public Secretary (K)
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (ICPSK) in good standing
  • Member of Law Society of Kenya (LSK)
  • Leadership Course(s) lasting not less than two (2) weeks

Key Skills and competencies

  • Comprehensive understanding of commercial law, litigation and conveyance.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in determining and handling Legal related matters.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in the Legal field.
  • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiations skills

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Safety, Health & Environment Manager

Job purpose

Responsible for overseeing the Company’s Safety, Health & Environment activities so as to ensure compliance to statutory requirements and international standards.

Key Tasks

  • Determining the strategic direction and work priorities within Safety, Health and Environment Sections.
  • Providing guidance on the implementation of policies, objectives and goals pertaining to Safety, Health and Environment sections to ensure smooth execution and achievement of desired targets as contained in the Corporate Strategic Plan (CSP).
  • Promoting quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation on Safety, Health & Environment.
  • Providing technical support to line management as appropriate to ensure compliance with related legislation, rules and Company standards.
  • Ensuring, monitoring the pipeline system, activities and processes safety and integrity by conducting internal audits and operational safety inspections.
  • Ensuring KPC system is in compliance with HSE statute and related regulations through internal and external audits, inspections, safety tours.
  • Ensuring the Company is prepared for emergency management.
  • Ensuring all HSE findings and recommendations from internal and external audits are closed out.
  • Ensuring HSE awareness and training for staff (including new staff), visitors and Contractors in Company premises is conducted.
  • Ensuring HSE programs are coordinated and internal and external Safety requirements in Company projects are adhered to.
  • Reviewing HSE data for management decision making.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders e on environmental matters.
  • Developing and leading the Waste Management programs for the organization.
  • Investigating accidents and developing corrective action plans.
  • Liaising with other relevant external bodies e.g. PIEA, NEMA, DOSH, stakeholders and customers on matters relating to the organization’s environment management system(s) and advising on planning and licensing applications.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences or Engineering or Environmental Studies or equivalent
  • Post Graduate qualification in HSE related studies (if first degree is not in areas stated above).
  • Minimum years ten (10) years relevant experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a management capacity.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
  • Registered Occupational Safety and Health and Fire advisor by Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Registered lead expert by National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA),
  • Leadership Development Course(s) lasting not less than two (2) weeks
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of KPC requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in Oil Industry and/or engineering.
  • Strong well developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining operations issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in the petroleum sector.
  • Proficiency in computer applications especially those used in quality assurance/ control and engineering.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in risk management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.

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Corporate Communication Manager

Job purpose

Responsible for the promotion of the Company’s Corporate identity and enhancement of its brand image through communication and exposition of information by publicizing the Company’s objectives, policies and activities and fostering good customer relations, research, surveys and promotions.

Key Tasks

  • Formulating, developing and implementing Communication Policies and strategies.
  • Developing and implementing KPC Public Relations strategy, taking into account the internal and external changes in the market and ensure that these are aligned with Corporate Strategic Plan and internal communications strategies.
  • Developing operational plans and budgets for effective implementation of PR programmes.
  • Providing strategic PR advice to management and commission communication strategies.
  • Recommending and implementing informational and promotional strategies (campaigns) for Corporate and marketing purposes and design innovative PR and marketing promotional materials.
  • Responding to all queries in respect of KPC from general public, media, special interest groups and other components of the firm’s stakeholder ecosystem. Ensure KPC leadership in managing issues pertinent to the industry is upheld and maintained.
  • Managing the KPC brand through the promotion of a positive corporate image for the company;
  • Managing and coordinating corporate activities and events.
  • Implementing and managing Corporate programmes and monitor their impact;
  • Manage the website in liaison with the ICT department
  • Carrying out of final editing, reviewing and providing support in design, production and distribution of newsletters, annual reports, speeches, publications, website contents, reports and outreach materials;
  • Coordinating and implementing media management strategies and manage media stakeholders.
  • Managing complaints from various stakeholders and undertake customer service delivery surveys;
  • Developing strategic communication campaigns targeted at employees to ensure understanding of KPC’s mandate.
  • Identifying potential issues and engage in proactive reputation management.
  • Reviewing and managing sponsorships and partnership projects in line with the KPC communication policy.
  • Providing feedback mechanisms to stakeholders both locally and internationally

Job Specifications

  • Degree in Social Science, Communication or Journalism
  • A postgraduate Diploma in Mass Communication if the first degree is not in Journalism or
  • Communication
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience five (5) of which must have been at Senior Management level.
  • Registration/membership with relevant professional body where applicable e.g. PRSK, MSK.
  • Leadership Course(s)lasting not less than two (2) weeks.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Demonstrated competence in work performance.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Good network and experience with the media
  • Strong leadership skills including effective interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Desk top Publishing.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in Corporate Affairs through continued professional education.
  • Ability to deliver the Company’s articulated Mission, Vision and Policies.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to observe diplomacy and etiquette.
  • Ability to establish flexible teams to carry out tasks in an environment that promotes continuous learning, creativity and innovation.
  • Ability to empower staff through coaching and counselling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited on e-recruitment.kpc.co.ke to apply

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