Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Job vacancies -Civil Engineer Management Trainee/Intern

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Job Summary

The Management Trainee/Intern will work directly under the supervision of the Water Resources Coordinator.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Volunteer, internship
  • Experience Length: No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

The Upper Tana Catchment Natural Resources Management Project (UTaNRMP) is financed by the Government of Kenya, International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Spanish Trust Fund. The Project Completion Date is 31st December 2022. The Project Lead Agency is the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to reduction of rural poverty in the Upper Tana River catchment. This goal is pursued through two development objectives, which reflect the poverty-environment nexus namely: (i) Increased sustainable food production and incomes for poor rural households living in the project areas, and (ii) Sustainable management of natural resources for provision of environmental services. The project covers six counties namely: – Embu, Tharaka Nithi, Meru, Kirinyaga, Murang’a and Nyeri, Mt. Kenya National Park and Forest Reserve.

The project plans to recruit young professional management trainees/interns to support in project implementation as well as offer opportunity for mentoring and hands-on skills development for twelve (12) months in the following areas: –

2. Civil Engineer Management Trainee/Intern (1 position at Project Coordination Unit Office)

The Management Trainee/Intern will work directly under the supervision of the Water Resources Coordinator.

The successful applicant will support in:

i. Review of designs of water projects;
ii. monitoring of implementation of water projects;
iii. data collection and analysis of water quality and quantity;
iv. Capacity building of community water groups;
v. Assist in the preparation of tender documents;
vi. Technical and Financial Evaluation of bids from Water Contractors/Consultants;
vii. Any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

The applicant must have:

i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Civil Engineering, Agricultural and Bio-Systems Engineering or Water Engineering from a recognized institution; and
ii. Aged between 25 and 35 years.
The other requirements that the successful management trainees/Intern will be required to have are:
a. Valid Certificate of Good Conduct;
b. Personal Accident Insurance Cover for the Internship period;

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials to:
The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation
P.O Box 49720-00 Nairobi

Attn: Human Resources Department, Room No.154, first floor so as to reach by 4.00 pm on or before 23rd March 2021
Applications through email will also be accepted and are encouraged.
Receipt of these will be acknowledge.
Please send to:

Please note: –
a. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview;
b. Diversity and gender considerations will be applied in the recruitment process; and
c. Canvasing directly or indirectly will lead to disqualification at whatever stage of recruitment process and placement.

[UTaNRMP is a corruption free project and no one is required to provide any inducement to participate in any of its implementation processes]

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