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Career Openings at Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO)


Career Openings at Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO)

Jobs in Power / Energy, Jobs at Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO)

Gusii Water and Sanitation Company Limited (GWASCO) is a Private Limited Company by shares incorporated on the 12th June, 2006 under the Companies Act Cap 486 of the Laws of Kenya. We are an agent of Lake Victoria South Water Works Development Agency(LVSWWDA), created as a result of the enactment of the Water Act 2002 which gave birth to the Water Sector Reforms in Kenya.

Commercial Manager


The duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Processing new customer accounts, updating the customers register/ accounts.
  • Oversee performance management of staff in the department.
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly reports and annual reports for the department.
  • Prepare Board management papers for approval.
  • Ensure that all data with regards to monthly meter readings and payments is entered and verified.
  • Liaising with other sections in provision of quality services to customers.
  • Attending promptly to complaints from customers.
  • Develop departmental policies, budget and workplan.
  • Identify training needs for the department
  • Mentor and coach departmental staff.
  • Identify procurement needs of the department.
  • Participate in strategic planning and implementation processes.
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned to the department
  • Makes strategic, operational and functional decisions for the department.
  • Ensure timely, complete and accurate meter reading and billing of all services and subsequent revenue collection.
  • Performing related work as may be directed by the Managing Director.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Masters’ Degree in Business Management will be added advantage.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience with at least three (3) years at senior management.
  • Prior experience in managing a functional level in a large organization in a busy environment.

Internal Auditor


The duties and responsibilities entail:

  • Develop a flexible annual audit plan using appropriate risk- based methodology and including any risks or control concerns identified by management and submit that plan to the Audit Committee for review and approval.
  • Ensure the approved audit policy is implemented including any special task or projects requested by the Board Audit Committee and the MD and must comply with the Laws, regulations and internal audit charter.
  • Analyze any capacity deficiencies and request resources to meet the requirement of the internal audit charter and the audit plan.
  • Issue periodic / monthly audit reports.
  • Keep the Board Audit Committee and the MD informed of emerging trends and changes in international standards on the practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Conduct investigations of suspected fraudulent activities within the company and report the results appropriately.
  • Liaise with the external auditors and regulators, as appropriate, for the purpose of providing optimal audit coverage of the company.
  • Report the results of follow up of implementation of external audit findings and recommendations.
  • Coordinating the implementation of the Internal Control Framework so as to streamline Internal Control and Risk Management in the company’s business processes.
  • Reviewing the internal control framework and consistently ensuring its compliance.
  • Documenting audit procedures, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence for decision making.
  • Identifying, developing and documenting of audit issues and recommendation.
  • Provide leadership, maintains discipline, trains and appraises staff in the internal audit department.
  • Motivate and nurture the department to achieve excellency in capability to achieve overall objectives.
  • Leading in the development of the annual audit plan; and
  • Performing related work as may be directed.


  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting or Finance Option) from a recognized institution.
  • Be a full Member of ICPAK and in good standing.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding professional competence in audit work as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be of high integrity, a team player and results oriented.
  • Possess advanced computer application skills.

Human Resource Manager


The duties and responsibilities include: –

  • Review and recommend for approval the updated human resource policies and procedures in compliance with the applicable legislative framework and best practices.
  • Manage / assist the recruitment and selection process to ensure that the company is adequately resourced with the right calibre of staff.
  • Supervises the monthly processing of the organizations payroll and ensure timely remittance of related statutory deductions in line with approved budgets.
  • Manage the employees and industrial relations aspects for the company to ensure harmony in the work place.
  • Manage the staff disciplinary process and act as Secretary to the disciplinary committee in line with the company’s disciplinary policy.
  • Coordinate timely implementation of all HR projects to ensure that projects objectives are fully met.
  • Manage staff compliments, complaints and enquiries.
  • Oversee employee grievance handling and disciplinary matters in the company as per the policy.
  • Analyze the results of the employees satisfaction surveys and advice management on ways of improving the index.
  • Prepare and submit all monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department.
  • Identify training needs for the company staff and prepare training plan for implementation in line with the company budget.
  • Develop the departmental budget and work plan
  • Identify procurement needs for the department.
  • Follow up on the implementation of agreed audit recommendation.
  • Manage the staff welfare programs.
  • Supervise and implement the administration of Insurance for staff and assets to ensure that adequate covers are obtained in line with the company policy.
  • Administration of the organizations’ code of conduct and ethics and management of disciplinary process.
  • Carry out performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and foster a culture in which staff feel supported so as to deliver exceptional results.
  • Supervise the administration of staff benefits such as medical scheme and leave benefits in line with the set policy.
  • Recommend payment of claims as per set levels.
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the company to the department.
  • Makes strategic, operational and financial decisions for the department.
  • Any other relevant work that may be assigned from time to time by the Managing Director.


  • Be in possession of a Degree in Social Sciences or Human Resource Management, or any other relevant discipline from a recognised institution, Public Administration, Business Administration or Management.
  • Possess excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Be a team player able to mobilize a team towards realization of given objectives.
  • Be a member of Institution of Institute of Human Resources(K)
  • Have a practising certificate from Institute of Human Resources(K)
  • Have undertaken a management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks.

Procurement Manager


The duties and responsibilities include: –

  • Develop the company’s procurement plan based on operational guidelines and company goals.
  • Preparation of Annual tender documents.
  • Evaluation and recommendation of quotations for goods and services to be procured.
  • Updating the suppliers register.
  • Analyzing monthly commitments in respect to procurement of goods and services.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Implementation of stock control system so that goods and services are procured on time
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
  • Any other duties which you will be assigned from time to time by the Managing Director.


  • A Bachelor’s degree preferably in Procurement supplies/chain management or relevant field in business studies
  • A Diploma in supplies/procurement/supply chain management from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or an approved institution
  • 6 years working experience in procurement in a busy organisation, 3 of which must be in a senior management position
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant public procurement legislation and its application, especially the Public Procurement Oversight Authority 2005, and the Public Procurement and Disposal Act.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding professional competence in procurement work as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

Method of Application

Submit your application via Email to recruit@gwasco.co.ke. Subject “Application for the post of …Ref No.….” to reach the Managing Director latest on or before 28th April, 2023.
Any application/s sent through post or hand delivered will not be accepted / considered.

NB: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

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