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General Manager (Pipeline Operations & Maintenance) Job Opening at Kenya Pipeline Company Limited

  • Experience Required:12 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Engineering
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: February 6, 2023
  • Last Date: February 27, 2023

Job Description

General Manager (Pipeline Operations & Maintenance) – Grade KPC 2 Job Ref:
a) Purpose of the job
The General Manager (Pipeline Operations & Maintenance) is responsible to the Managing
Director for ensuring effective and efficient pipeline operations & maintenance in the Company.

b) Key Tasks
i. Responsible for ensuring petroleum products are transported through the pipeline in the most
efficient, safe and economical manner.
ii. Ensuring maintenance and preservation of the required product quality standards in the
pipeline and storage system.
iii. Liaising with key stakeholders on product transportation and other operational matters and
advising the Managing Director on changes in operational requirements which may be
necessary for optimization of petroleum pumping.
iv. Ensuring proper maintenance schedules are effected to improve on plant and equipment
availability and efficiency.
v. Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and
evaluate strategic corporate plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and
operational efficiencies.
vi. Maintaining effective communication between staff of all cadres to provide the right working
environment for achievement of Company goals.
vii. Initiating and participating in organizational performance reviews and business process
improvement programmes as well as undertaking specials investigations aimed at improving
organizational effectiveness.
viii. Writing and submitting project charters and/or business cases in order to secure resource
commitments (e.g. Budgets, personnel and business systems) from the Board and Executive
that will enable execution of initiatives.
ix. Responsible for projects management in Research, Planning, design, Construction and civil
x. Responsible for commissioning and projects takeover to ensure that the Company funds are
efficiently utilized during all stages of the projects and that they are implemented in accordance
with the contract to guarantee efficiency, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
xi. Carry out continuous monitoring & evaluation and provide technical advice.
xii. Promote quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization by
ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation.
xiii. Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and
evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards
and organizational effectiveness.
xiv. Performing other related duties as may be required from time to time.

c) Job Specifications
i. Master’s Degree from a recognized institution
ii. Bachelor of Science in any Engineering field from a recognized university
iii. Be a Registered Professional Engineer with ERB with a current valid practicing license
iv. Minimum of twelve (12) years relevant experience five (5) of which should be at senior
management level in a large and busy organization.
v. Corporate Member to relevant professional body – IEK.
vi. Leadership Course(s) lasting not less than two (2) weeks.

d) Key Skills and competencies
i. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industry requirements including broad
knowledge of international trends in Oil and gas Industry and/or engineering.
ii. Strong well developed interpersonal skills including ability to prepare relevant reports.
iii. Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining engineering issues, sound analytical
skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial
and objective way.
iv. Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, project management, quality assurance
as well as monitoring and evaluation.
v. Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and
motivate staff to join change efforts.
vi. Ability to establish flexible multidisciplinary teams in an environment conducive to continuous
learning, creativity and innovation.
vii. Ability to empower staff through coaching and counseling by emphasizing accountability and
results oriented management.
viii. Demonstrated ability to manage staff from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical
solutions to problems.
ix. Ability to handle an Emergency Response situation and Team as well as handling safety
oversight roles.

Skills Required

Risk Management
Project Management

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