Managing Director Needed AT North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Ltd

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Managing Director

The North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited (NWWSSCL) is a commercial utility, providing water and sanitation services in the North Western Province. The Company has a vision of “striving for excellence in water supply and sanitation”. It is value-driven and performance-oriented and since inception in the year 2000 has been among the top-performing utilities. NWWSSCL is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to recruit a high profile, self-motivated, innovative, honest, committed, adequately qualified, and appropriately experienced person to fill the following vacant position in a challenging environment. The Company operates in Eight (8) Districts.

The Company now invites applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill the following performance-based position.

1.0 Managing Director (X1)

Reporting Line: Chairperson of the Board of Directors

Job Purpose:

To plan, coordinate and control operations of the company and provide the strategic direction for managing the company, determining its direction in terms of development and growth within the mandate given by the business plan, the Board, as well as general guidelines; and to evolve the necessary policies, philosophy, and plans in order to achieve the corporate objectives of the company.

Statement of main duties and accountabilities:

  • Develops and implements a long-term strategy and vision for the company that generates satisfactory levels of shareholder value and positive, reciprocal relations with relevant shareholders
  • Develops and recommends to the Board of NWWSSCL the Corporate and Business Plan and once approved ensures its implementation.
  • Evaluates NWWSSCL Budget plans including strategies against objectives/policies submitted by subordinates from all Departments and Districts, providing guidance/advice and ensuring that submissions are realistic and attainable and thereafter presents the budget to the Board for approval
  • Reviews constantly the company s performance against set objectives and plans as given in the Corporate Business Plan and NWASCO performance guidelines and mandatory standards/specifications for water supply and sanitation service providers.
  • Ensures that necessary resources are marshaled to finance, equip and run the planned operations and capital projects.
  • Ensures continuous improvements in quality and value of the company’s mission and vision.
  • Chairs management meetings with senior managers, procurement committee meetings in order to ensure that the company’s procurements and other programs are value-adding and within agreed timeframes.
  • Attends water sector consultative forum and represents the company at fairs, seminars, both local and international.
  • Prepares and presents to the Board and relevant bodies objective periodic reports of the company’s affairs/performance and related issues for information and decision making.
  • Attends to important stakeholder queries emanating from Councils, Government, Statutory Bodies and Donors
  • Agrees monitors and reviews performance of subordinates to ensure that they meet their agreed objectives/targets.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Board from time to time.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full Grade 12 (Form V) School Certificate with at least credits in Mathematics and English Language.
  • At least a minimum of 40 years old and above
  • Degree in Engineering or any other relevant Professional qualification
  • Masters Degree in Engineering or any other relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Eligible member of ElZ or other relevant Professional Body.
  • Minimum of 10 Years post qualification practical hands on work experience in a reputable institution with’5 years at senior management level.

Other Attributes

  • Good strategic/Business planning skills
  • Highly developed leadership and management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • High analytical skills and proven business acumen
  • Honesty, of high integrity, accountable and result oriented
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication skills and forthright, as the job holder has to interact at the highest level with major stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to galvanize the entire company into achieving results
  • and only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.

FEMALE candidates are equally encouraged to apply.

Those who meet the above qualifications can forward their handwritten applications, detailed CV, daytime contact numbers and three (3) recent traceable referees to.

The Board Chairperson,

North Western Water Supply and Sanitation Company Ltd

PO Box 110184,

Mema House Mwanawasa Street/Rd Solwezi

Application deadline
13 Nov 16:12
Email applications to
Managing Director Needed AT North Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Ltd

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