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Industrial Attachment Opportunities (January – March 2021 Intake)

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In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering continuing Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma students an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The industrial attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from January, 2021.
 
Requirements
1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
2. Should be a continuing student pursuing a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution
3. Should have a valid introduction letter from the learning institution
 
Categories
1. Undergraduate Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTGRAD/21/01
2. Diploma Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTDIP/21/01
 
HOW TO APPLY
Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public Information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 27th December 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Tuesday, 2nd 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
  • Five (5) years post admission experience in a busy law firm, of which 4 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
  • Five (5) 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. 

 
Industrial Attachment Opportunities (January – March 2021 Intake)
 
In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering continuing Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma students an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The industrial attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from January, 2021. 

Requirements

1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
2. Should be a continuing student pursuing a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution
3. Should have a valid introduction letter from the learning institution 

Categories

1. Undergraduate Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTGRAD/21/01
2. Diploma Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTDIP/21/01 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public Information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 27th December 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
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Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Systems Analyst II (3 posts) Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/952

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Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst II will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users.
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements.
  • Carrying out modifications, testing and designing of IT Systems.
  • Carrying out systems maintenance of Open Systems.
  • Assisting in execution and maintenance of interface between the various IT systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 3 years working experience.
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

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 Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Systems Analyst I (3 Posts) Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/951

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Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements
  • Carrying out major modification, testing and designing of IT systems
  • Carrying out Major Upgrades of Open Systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Very good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 5 years working experience
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

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 Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Systems Security Analyst I (2 Posts) Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/950

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Reporting to the Principal ICT Security Analyst, The Systems Security Analyst I, will recommend and implement measures and Technologies to control and mitigate cyber security risks in the business operating environment and guarantee cyber security preparedness

Objectives:

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop, implement, maintain, and enforce policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Generate, review, and act on audit trails and conduct reviews periodically
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Design and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 2 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application Systems Administration and Security Management)
  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

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 Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Principal ICT Security Analyst (1 Post) Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/949

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Reporting to the Manager, IT the Principal ICT Security Analyst will ensure Security and Integrity of ICT Systems and Technologies to control and mitigate risks in the business operating environment. 

Objectives:                                         

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop a Risk and Business Impact Analysis process and iteratively implement it on all information systems in alignment with business requirements.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme, incorporating infrastructure and process risk ownership, assessment and mitigation.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Establish and maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Championing security efforts towards compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; Provide specialist guidance to company employees on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Ensure that processes to generate, review, and act on audit trails are implemented, managed, and reviewed periodically.
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 5 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application Systems Administration and Security Management)
  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

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 Wednesday, 23rd August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Applications are hereby invited for the following vacancies with Kenya Power in the Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Division.

1. Principal ICT Security Analyst (1 Post)

 Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/949

Reporting to the Manager, IT the Principal ICT Security Analyst will ensure Security and Integrity of ICT Systems and Technologies to control and mitigate risks in the business operating environment.

Objectives:

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop a Risk and Business Impact Analysis process and iteratively implement it on all information systems in alignment with business requirements.
  • Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme, incorporating infrastructure and process risk ownership, assessment and mitigation.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Establish and maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Championing security efforts towards compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; Provide specialist guidance to company employees on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Ensure that processes to generate, review, and act on audit trails are implemented, managed, and reviewed periodically.
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 5 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application Systems Administration and Security Management)
  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

2. Systems Security Analyst I (2 Posts)

    Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/950

Reporting to the Principal ICT Security Analyst, The Systems Security Analyst I, will recommend and implement measures and Technologies to control and mitigate cyber security risks in the business operating environment and guarantee cyber security preparedness.                         

Objectives:

  • Security of information Assets
  • Availability and Reliability Information systems
  • Controlled ICT Risks
  • Business Continuity and Recovery

Key Tasks:

  • Develop, implement, maintain, and enforce policies, procedures and associated plans for system security administration and user system access based on industry-standard best practices.
  • Review, maintain and strengthen the organisation’s Information Systems assets risk management framework and programme.
  • Proactively monitor security activity through continuous research and recommend suitable solutions to further secure and safeguard company systems and information assets.
  • Provide expert, timely, and relevant advice to management and the entire organisation about systems security issues and activities affecting Kenya Power.
  • Maintain a computer incident response capability, and provide appropriate systems specialist support to investigations, forensics and recovery.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and Best Practice; on ICT security and risk matters.
  • Generate, review, and act on audit trails and conduct reviews periodically
  • Work closely with ICT departments on corporate technology development to fully secure information, computer, network, and processing systems.
  • Create, and maintain the enterprise’s security awareness training program.
  • Engage in ongoing communications with peers in the Systems and Networking groups as well as the various business groups to ensure enterprise wide understanding of security goals, to solicit feedback and to foster co-operation.
  • Design and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans, procedures, audits, and enhancements.

Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CISA, CISM Required
  • 2 years’ experience as a Systems Administrator (in Networks, Database, Application 

     Systems Administration and Security Management)

  • At least 3 years’ experience directly in IS Security duties and responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of IT security products and techniques, Network Infrastructure, Applications, and equipment pertinent to a large, distributed environment
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Attention to detail and compliance with standards

3. Systems Analyst I (3 Posts)

 Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/951

Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements
  • Carrying out major modification, testing and designing of IT systems
  • Carrying out Major Upgrades of Open Systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Very good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 5 years working experience
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

4. Systems Analyst II (3 posts)

Job RefHR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/952

Reporting to Principal System Analyst, the System Analyst II will ensure development and maintenance of quality business systems suitable for generating management information.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing support services to system users.
  • Assisting in enhancing system performance in line with user requirements.
  • Carrying out modifications, testing and designing of IT Systems.
  • Carrying out systems maintenance of Open Systems.
  • Assisting in execution and maintenance of interface between the various IT systems
  • Developing and maintaining INCMS programs/Distribution Systems programs/Token Generation Programs on C++ Platform, C, UNIX Scripts, ORACLE and MSSQL.
  • Developing and maintaining Open systems interfaces on ORACLE, UNIX, C++ and C Platforms.

Appointment Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Good development skills in Java, C, C++, C#, UNIX Scripting
  • Experience in web development using HTML, CSS, PHP or JavaScript
  • Good understanding of relational databases such as ORACLE, MySQL or MSSQL.
  • 3 years working experience.
  • Police Clearance Certificate (Certificate of Good Conduct)

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • Understanding of best practice in systems administration and trend
  • High levels of integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values

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 Wednesday, 21st August 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Female candidates, People living with Disabilities and those from Marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Industrial Attachment Opportunities (September – November 2019 Intake)

In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering continuing Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma students an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The industrial attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from September 2019.

Requirements

  1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
  2. Should be a continuing student pursuing a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution
  3. Should have a valid introduction letter from the learning institution

Categories

  1. Undergraduate Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTGRAD/19/03
  2. Diploma Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTDIP/19/03

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public Information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 31st July 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internship Opportunities (September – November 2019 Intake)

In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering recent Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma graduates an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The internship opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from September 2019.

 Requirements

  1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
  2. Should have graduated with a Degree or Diploma from a recognised institution within the last two (2) years
  3. Should be a Kenyan Citizen.

Categories

  1. Graduate Internships Reference No. KP1/INTGRAD/19/03
  2. Diploma Internships Reference No. KP1/INTDIP/19/03

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public Information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 31st July 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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Internship Opportunities (September – November 2019 Intake)

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b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

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Internship Opportunities (May – July 2019 Intake)

Job Ref: HR: KP1/INTGRAD/19/02 & KP1/INTDIP/19/02

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b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

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Internship Opportunities (January – March 2019 Intake)

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b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering recent Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma graduates an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The internship opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from January 2019.

 

Requirements

  1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
  2. Should have graduated with a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution within the last two years
  3. Should be a Kenyan Citizen.

Categories

1.       Graduate Internships Reference No. KP1/INTGRAD/19/01

2.       Diploma Internships Reference No. KP1/INTDIP/19/01

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 30th November 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

a) Are you registered with us in our careers portal? Click here to register. 

b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Industrial Attachment Opportunities (January – March 2019 Intake)

In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Kenya Power is offering continuing Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma students an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop key employability skills. The industrial attachment opportunities are available in various departments for a maximum period of three (3) months with effect from January 2019.

 

Requirements

  1. Should be available full time for the duration of the program (3 months).
  2. Should be a continuing student pursuing a Degree or Diploma from a recognized institution
  3. Should have a valid introduction letter from the learning institution

Categories

1.       Undergraduate Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTGRAD/19/01

2.       Diploma Attachment Reference No. KP1/ATTDIP/19/01

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website:  http://www.kplc.co.ke under the Public information tab and Career Opportunities section. Applications should be received not later than 30th November 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

a) Are you registered with us in our careers portal? Click here to register. 

b) For those who have successfully registered, you can login to apply for the latest opportunities (See candidate application guide).

Kenya Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Career Opportunities (General Managers - Part 1 & 2, Revenue Collectors, Meter Readers, Drivers, Artisan/Craftsmen, Power Station Operators)

 Application date has been extended to Friday,15th November 2019.

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Kenya Power invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following vacant positions in the Company:

 

1. REVENUE COLLECTORS   Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/953

Requirements

• Craft Certificate in Electrical from KNEC or other comparable examining institutions

• KCSE D+ (plus)

• Valid police clearance certificate

• Motor cycle riding skills will be an added advantage

2. METER READERS    Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/3/954         

Requirements

• Craft Certificate in Electrical from KNEC or other comparable examining institutions

• KCSE D+ (plus)

• Valid police clearance certificate

• Motor cycle riding license

 

3. INSTALLATION INSPECTORS  Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/3/955

Requirements

• Diploma in Electrical from KNEC or other comparable examining institutions

• KCSE C- (minus) • Valid police clearance certificate

• Motor cycle riding license will be an added advantage

• 2 years’ experience


4. ARTISAN MATES/ARTISANS/CRAFTSMEN  Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/3/956

Requirements

• Craft Certificate in Electrical from KNEC or other comparable examining institutions

• KCSE D+ (plus)

• Valid police clearance certificate

 

5.  DRIVERS    Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/3/957

Requirements 
• KCSE D+ (plus) and above or comparable education qualification

• Valid driving license Class BCE & Special Type

• Five (5) years continuous Driving experience. Possession of Special Type training and experience in the specific machines will be added advantage

• Ability to drive for long hours

• Valid Police Clearance Certificate


6. POWER STATION OPERATORS Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/3/958 

Requirements 

• Craft Certificate in Mechanical from KNEC or other comparable examining institutions

• KCSE D+ (plus)

• Valid police clearance certificate

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested persons should submit their applications online through the Kenya Power website on http://www.kplc.co.ke. Applications should be received not later than Friday,15th November 2019.

While applying, quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your daytime telephone numbers, email addresses and names and addresses of three (3) referees.
 

NB:  Kenya Power is an equal opportunity employer. Female applicants and those from minority groups are also encouraged to apply.