1 Oct 2020

Corporate Communications and Public Relations Officer at Tana Water Services Board (TWSB)

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The Tana Water Services Board (TWSB) is one of the eight Water Services Boards created under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation following the enactment of the Water Act (2002). TWSB covers 38 Subcounties (Excluding Gatanga) in 6 counties of Nyeri, Murang´a, Kirinyaga, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi and Meru covering an area of 19,169km2 with a population of 4,238,469 (2009 census).The estimated figure for 2015 is 4,537,000 projected from the 2009 population census with 16% urban and 84% rural. 40 per cent of the area is either arid or semi-arid. About 80 per cent of the residents live in the rural areas. Currently, 37 per cent of the population receives their water from water supply schemes that were inherited from the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. The mandate of TWSB is derived from water act 2002 which is to increase access to safe, adequate and sustainable water and sewerage services to both the rural and urban populations within the area of its jurisdiction

TWWDA Grade 6 – TWWDA/CCPRO/06/2020
Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Job Purpose

The Officer is responsible for branding, development and implementation of communication and marketing strategy, policies and plans.

Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities entail;

  • Assisting in organizing corporate events;
  • Assisting in developing information, education and communication materials;
  • Assisting in implementing corporate social responsibility programs;
  • Assisting in handling customer complaints and
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Meets provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution

Competencies and skills

  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Integrity;

Method of Application

Candidates shortlisted for interviews for the above positions will be required to submit the following;

Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Clearance from an accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Sealed envelope can be hand delivered to TWWDA Human Resource Office or sent by a registered mail to the following address:

Chief Executive Officer
Tana Water Works Development Agency
Maji House Along Baden Powell Road
P.o Box 1292 - 10100

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Tana Water Works Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.

Closing Date : 13th October, 2020

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