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Kenya Power relocates power lines to pave way for the Nairobi Expressway

24th September 2020…. Kenya Power has commenced the relocation of power lines between Mlolongo, Mombasa road and James Gichuru road to pave way for construction of the 27.1-kilometer-long Nairobi Expressway.

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Career Opportunities - Project Management (1 Post), Legal Officers (10 Posts), Legal Assistants (6 Posts)

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Applications are invited from interested and qualified persons for the following vacancy in The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Plc.

1. MANAGER, PROJECT MANAGEMENT – 1 Post

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1073

Reporting to the General Manager, Business Strategy the newly established Project Management Office (PMO) will define, maintain and ensure standards for Project Management and will be responsible for the centralized coordination and management of all projects across the Company. The Manager, Project Management will be responsible for providing relevant business specific consultancy and advise to challenge the various business functions during the implementation of projects and will undertake the following duties and responsibilities;

  • Advising on the alignment of the capital projects to the strategic business goals of the Company.
  • Measuring the performance of the key projects through the selected KPI’s.
  • Centralize coordination and management of all projects to ensure the Company delivers value to its shareholders.
  • Ensuring projects are implemented effectively and efficiently within set timelines, budget and available resources.
  • Monitoring progress of all key projects in coordination with the Project Managers and initiative owners.
  • Maintaining database and information of all CAPEX projects under implementation.
  • Identifying issues and risks within projects and explore potential solutions and appropriate implementation of solutions in coordination with the Project Managers.
  • Disseminating common project culture and mindset by informing, communicating and training on different techniques, methodologies and best practices.
  • Developing common project language by defining milestones, metrics and KPI’s for harmonized and efficient projects management.
  • Creating and maintaining project monitoring and management templates, tools and software for consistent, reliable data, enabling early visibility into projects performance for better decision making.
  • Developing knowledge management system and data repository for completed projects for future referencing.
  • Consolidating and standardizing best practice and process in project management across all Departments by providing consistent project management guidelines, methods, systems, tools and metrics for consistent project outcomes in the Company.
  • Responsible for managing risk and implementation of mitigation strategies.
  • Ensuring compliance of the Company policies, regulations, standards and procedures to enhance operational efficiency.
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing the team to ensure optimal performance and effective succession planning.

Appointment Specification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field from a recognized Institution
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Diploma in Projects Management
  • Membership / Professional status to professional bodies will be an added advantage
  • Ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been at Supervisory level.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills
  • Proven Project Management skills
  • Attention to details & excellent coordination skills
  • Analytical and Strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke

Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials as well as Clearances from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, e-mail addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees to be received not later than Friday, 5th February 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

2. LEGAL OFFICER – 10 Posts

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1084 

Reporting to the Senior Legal Officer, in Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary Division, the Legal Officer, will be responsible for handling litigation and disputes involving the Company and supporting the management on all related legal matters concerning the Company.

The key tasks & duties for the position include;

  • Preparing and filing legal documents at court registries, such as plaints, statements of defenses, response to claims, appeals, list of documents and witnesses, witness statements, bundle of documents, applications, etc in order to protect the company’s interests.
  • Attending to all legal matters of the Company including advising, vetting and drafting of legal agreements and contracts.
  • Representing the Company in courts (Superior and Subordinate Courts), tribunals, and before government agencies.
  • Conducting pre-trial briefings and site visits in order to be fully apprised of the matter and prepare the litigation strategy.
  • Conducting research and analysis of legal matters and Interpreting laws, rulings and proffer legal opinions so as to guide the Company allocated to them.
  • Communicating with colleagues, judicial officers, investigative agencies, licensing authorities and others in matters allocated to them.
  • Preparing letters and general correspondences as regards matters they are handling.
  • Engaging in amicable settlement of disputes and complaints and following up on their resolutions.
  • Overseeing the work of support staff, such as legal assistants, legal clerks and Legal Secretaries to enable efficient delivery of services.
  • Providing guidance, advice, legal awareness and/or training and educational programs, to improve business understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements and contractual matters as may be required.
  • Preparing reports and maintaining the records of the Company with respect to the department to enable monitoring and reporting to the management.
  • Liaising with external lawyers on court cases and monitoring compliance with court procedures and requirements to enhance timely, efficient and effective conclusion of disputes, prosecutions and disputes. 

Appointment Specification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized Institution
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the Kenya School of Law
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a valid practicing certificate
  • Member of the Law Society of Kenya
  • Three (3) years post admission experience in a busy law firm and must have been in active litigation and dispute resolution position
  • Certified Public Secretary (K) in good standing will be an added advantage
  • Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and good writing skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Strong communication, reporting and negotiation Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Demonstrable skills in information handling and data organization, including the use of relevant information databases, online services and library
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to integrate diverse information from varied sources
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and strong team player
  • Coordination, networking and relationship building skills
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Flexible approach to range of work and working hours
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya

3.LEGAL ASSISTANT – 6 Posts

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1085

Reporting to the Legal Officer, in Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary Division, the Legal Assistant, will be responsible for handling court process and records management on legal matters concerning the Company.

The key tasks & duties for the position are;

  • Receiving and undertaking service of court process.
  • Opening court files, maintaining records, printing, photocopying and scanning documents, closing files recommended for closure.
  • Filing Company pleadings at the respective court registries.
  • Fixing court dates and updating the court and bring-up diaries.
  • Undertaking safe custody and retrieval of court files.
  • Handling correspondence, acknowledgement of receipt of service of the court process on behalf of the Company.
  • Conducting official searches at the lands registry, Companies registry, motor vehicles registry and government printers and attending court registries to peruse court files.
  • Registering and collecting legal documents at the relevant registries.
  • Preparing and dispatching notices, hearings, mentions and drafting decrees and orders for filing and service.
  • Updating legal statutes as required.
  • Establish and maintain the company’s filing system to support the company’s record keeping needs and keep the filing system up to date at all times.
  • Undertaking research when called upon. 

Appointment Specification

  • Diploma in Law from a recognized Institution
  • Possess a current Court Process Server Certificate
  • Three (3) years’ work experience in a busy and reputable law firm
  • Degree or Diploma in Information Technology or Records Management will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and good writing skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Strong communication, reporting and negotiation Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Demonstrable skills in information handling and data organization, including the use of relevant information databases, online services and library
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to integrate diverse information from varied sources
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and strong team player
  • Coordination, networking and relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and complete tasks within deadlines
  • Flexible approach to range of work and working hours
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke. Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials as well as Clearances from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, e-mail addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees to be received not later than Friday, 5th February 2021. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Eucalyptus Tress Survey

Kenya Power is conducting a survey to determine the availability of mature raw eucalyptus trees for use in ongoing and upcoming power transmission and distribution projects.

We are therefore reaching out to tree farmers and plantation owners who have mature eucalyptus trees covering more than one hectare to declare the number of trees earmarked for processing into power transmission and distribution poles and the acreage covered by the trees.

The targeted species of trees are Eucalyptus Paniculata, E. Citriodora/maculata, E. microcorys, E. blobulus, E.  regnans, E. saligna and/or E. grandis. A mature eucalyptus tree shall be over 10 years old, with a diameter above 255mm (or 10 Inches) at breast height, very straight, and free from any physical defects.

Additional information required includes L.R number and the general location of the farm/plantation. The information shall be filled on a sample form available below or at the nearest Kenya Power county offices.   

This information should be submitted to the nearest Kenya Power county offices on or before 31st October, 2019 or scanned and emailed to pclangat@kplc.co.ke copy to mkirui@kplc.co.ke and smucheke@Kplc.co.ke

Please download, fill and submit the form below.

RESEARCH ASSISTANT - DATA COLLECTION & ANALYTICS (KENYA POWER INTERNATIONAL)

Applications are hereby invited for the following vacancy with Kenya Power

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Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/948

Reporting to the Deputy Director, IES&R, the Research Assistant, Data Collection & Analytics being part of a team of researchers conducting research in team management and employee behavior shall undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Data collection on team structure and how to foster Company culture
  • Data analysis using appropriate statistical software
  • Facilitate and help organize workshops that are designed to promote Company culture
  • Identification of ‘role-models’ to work with teams
  • Collaborate with other researchers in the project teams to relate inputs and outputs across models
  • Development of technical reports

The successful candidate will be placed on a 6 month’s fixed term contract.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution
  • More than one-year experience in data analytics
  • Demonstrable use of statistical software’s
  • Leadership skills in projects
  • Possession of skills in data mining and literature search
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Monday, 29th July 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The successful candidate will be placed on a 6 month’s fixed term contract.

Appointment Requirements

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Monday, 29th July 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    • Data collection on team structure and how to foster Company culture
    • Data analysis using appropriate statistical software
    • Facilitate and help organize workshops that are designed to promote Company culture
    • Identification of ‘role-models’ to work with teams
    • Collaborate with other researchers in the project teams to relate inputs and outputs across models
    • Development of technical reports
    • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution
    • More than one-year experience in data analytics
    • Demonstrable use of statistical software’s
    • Leadership skills in projects
    • Possession of skills in data mining and literature search
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Data collection on team structure and how to foster Company culture
  • Data analysis using appropriate statistical software
  • Facilitate and help organize workshops that are designed to promote Company culture
  • Identification of ‘role-models’ to work with teams
  • Collaborate with other researchers in the project teams to relate inputs and outputs across models
  • Development of technical reports

The successful candidate will be placed on a 6 month’s fixed term contract.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution
  • More than one-year experience in data analytics
  • Demonstrable use of statistical software’s
  • Leadership skills in projects
  • Possession of skills in data mining and literature search
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through visiting Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke Applications should be received not later than Monday, 29th July 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Migori markets to benefit from public lighting project spearheaded by Kenya Power

Migori, Wednesday, 27 February 2019…. Migori County Governor, Okoth Obado has today commissioned a street lighting project at Kegonga and Maeta markets in Kuria East constituency.

 

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Kenya Power to engage sector players in a bid to avoid development of excess capacity

Nairobi, 21st December, 2018………Kenya Power will deepen engagements with electricity sector players in seeking to harmonise and adopt an optimal generation expansion programme for the medium term.

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Kenya Power rolls out Wezesha Jamii programmes as part of its corporate social investment (CSI)

Nairobi, June 26th 2018….Kenya Power will spend KShs.13 million to fund Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes championed by employees across the country.

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Kenya Power to invest KShs.1.63 billion to boost electricity supply in North Rift region

Nairobi, June 19th 2018……. Kenya Power has set aside KShs.1.63 billion to finance various projects aimed at strengthening the distribution network in North Rift region, to provide adequate and reliable power supply.

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Kenya Power to invest KShs.1.63 billion to boost electricity supply in North Rift region

Nairobi, June 19th 2018……. Kenya Power has set aside KShs.1.63 billion to finance various projects aimed at strengthening the distribution network in North Rift region, to provide adequate and reliable power supply.

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Kenya Power to blacklist contractors for shoddy work

Nairobi, Thursday 24th May 2018......Kenya Power is in the process of blacklisting contractors for various projects for substandard work, failure to submit proper documentation and in certain cases interfering with the tendering process. 

 

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Kenya Power to improve electricity supply in Western Region

Nairobi, May 14th 2018……. Kenya Power will spend KShs.1.5 billion to implement various projects aimed at improving power supply in Kisumu and the wider Western and Southern Nyanza region.

 

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Kenya leads East Africa peers in access to electricity

Nairobi, May 8th 2018……. Electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements in sustainable energy for all.

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Kenya Power to enhance partnership with KAM to lower manufacturers’ energy costs

Nairobi, April 12th 2018……. Kenya Power has renewed its commitment to partner with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to carry out regular energy audits among manufacturers to maximise production efficiency.

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Enhancing supply quality to support manufacturing

Nairobi, March 22, 2018…Kenya Power is keen on enhancing service delivery to large power consumers in a bid to promote the manufacturing sector and encourage a 24-hour economy.

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Kenya Power customers increasingly preferring social media for engagement

Nairobi, October 4, 2017……Kenya Power customers are steadily adopting social media for engagement with the Company, shifting away from a tradition where they preferred calling or visiting the offices to get their issues addressed.

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Kenya Power to reduce customer connection timeline to ease investment

Nairobi, June 19, 2017…..Kenya Power is targeting to bring down the timeline for connecting new commercial customers to less than two months.

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Kenya Power to prioritise education in Corporate Social Investment (CSI)

Nairobi, June 16, 2017…..Kenya Power will spend 60 per cent of its CSI budget in promoting education programs across the country.

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Speech - Underground Cabling project - 13.06.2017

SPEECH NOTES BY THE AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO, DR. KEN TARUS, DURING A MEDIA BRIEFING TOUR OF THE UNDERGROUND CABLING PROJECT TO UPGRADE & REINFORCE NAIROBI CITY CENTRE NETWORK – TUES.13/06/17

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Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP)

KOSAPS proposed project development objective is to increase access to energy services in underserved counties of Kenya.

Providing equal opportunities to the entire country is key to achieving vision 2030 and especially the national target of achieving universal access to electricity by 2020. This desire has led the Government of Kenya to seek to close the access gap by providing electricity services to remote, low density and traditionally underserved areas of the country. The proposed K-OSAP directly promotes these objectives by supporting use of solar technology to drive electrification of households (including host communities around the refugee camp), enterprises, community facilities and water pumps.

Project Scope of K-OSAP
The project will target 14 out of the 47 counties in Kenya that have been defined as marginalized by the Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA). The 14 underserved counties collectively represent 72% of the country’s total land area and 20% of the total population. The population is highly dispersed at a density of 4 times lower than the national average. These counties are also characterized by infrastructural deficits, including lack of access to roads, electricity, water and social services most of which are soon going to be a thing of the past thanks to devolution. The 14 counties include; Garissa, Isiolo, Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, Mandera, Marsabit, Narok, Samburu, Taita
Taveta, Tana River, Turkana, Wajir and West Pokot. The total number of un-electrified households are roughly 1.2 million in these counties.

Project Documents

Kindly find below, all project documents. 

ESFM ANNEXES - K-OSAP

RPF Reports

SA Report

APPOINTMENT OF DR. KEN TARUS AS THE AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO - January 04, 2017, Nairobi:

The Kenya Power Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ken Tarus as the Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from today (4th January 2017).

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Kenya Power switches to Kenyan meters and transformers to boost manufacturing.

Nairobi, November 17, 2016………Kenya Power spent Sh6.2 billion in purchase of locally manufactured goods in the first quarter of 2016/17 in line with the Buy Kenyan Build Kenya Initiative meant to promote the manufacturing sector.

 

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