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Job Ref: EHC/035/2024
Nairobi, Kenya

Our client Water & Sanitation Providers Association (WASPA) is the Premier umbrella body of all Regulated Water Services Providers (WSPs) in Kenya and was registered under the Societies Act (CAP 108) of the Laws of Kenya in 2002. The WSPs are special entities established by their respective County Governments by dint of article 77 of the Water Act 2016 and registered under the Companies Act 2015 to provide water and sanitation services in their respective areas of Jurisdiction as licensed by the Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB). WASPA’s mission is to facilitate an ENABLING environment of her members to prosecute their functions effectively, efficiently, and sustainably through capacity building, advocacy, networking and sharing of leading practices among peers.

WASPA now invites applications from competent individuals to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer

Organizational context

The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the Executive Committee (EC) for providing effective and efficient management for the realization of the vision and mission of the Association.

Purpose of the Job

To lead the operations and development of the Water and Sanitation Providers Association (WASPA) and to establish effective relationships with WASPA members, the Executive Committee, WASPA Sub-committees, WASPA staff, development partners, relevant government authorities, and other stakeholders to ensure the achievement of the Association’s objectives.

Terms of Service

Contractual, renewable based on performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Chief Executive Officer and Secretary of the
  • Drive the process of strategy development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Head of the Secretariat and ensure its effective and efficient operation
  • Accounting officer of the Association
  • Leads the process of developing an annual budget for approval by the Executive Committee
  • Ensuring compliance with the Policy and procedures of the Association
  • Ensure implementation of the decisions and resolutions of the Executive Committee and AGM
  • Ensuring sound management of the assets and resources of the
  • Ensuring compliance with the requirements of all donors and or partners as shall be agreed by the Executive Committee.
  • Ensuring the Association complies with all legal
  • Ensuring full support of the sub-committees and any other organs of the Association by the Secretariat
  • Develops and present relevant reports as required to the partners and Executive Committee
  • Maintain good relationships with stakeholders, members, employees, government authorities, and development partners through effective communications
  • Representing the Association at relevant fora and articulate the views and position of the Association
  • Ensuring the self-sustainability of the Association
  • Any other duties as shall be assigned by the Executive

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University
  • Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage

Essential Requirements

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience, 5 of which should be senior management in the Water Sector
  • A member of a recognized Professional Body and in good standing
  • Good grasp of water and sanitation issues and their articulation in the global, regional, and local frameworks
  • Ability to lead, direct, and motivate staff together toward common
  • Experience in resource mobilization and working with different donors and development partners
  • Experience in corporate governance especially working with Boards and Board Committees
  • Proven strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Experience in policy and policy-making processes at a local (county) and National level
  • Experience in advocacy and lobbying
  • The Successful candidate to provide evidence that they meet Chapter Six requirements of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Contacts of three
  • Certified copies of Educational Qualifications

Personal attributes

  • Team player and self-driven, able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • High levels of integrity
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision

How to apply

Email a duly signed application letter and a detailed curriculum vitae indicating names of at least three (3) professional referees, certified copies of academic and professional certificates together with a copy of the National Identification Card or Passport all in PDF format to: with job title and reference as the subject matter on or before Wednesday 12th June 2024.

All information shared by applicants through this email will be used for the purpose of this advertisement and will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer.

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