Deputy Director (Training & Academic Linkages) at Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) Limited

The Kenya Pipeline Company Limited is a State Corporation established on 6th September, 1973 under the Companies Act (CAP 486) of the Laws of Kenya and started commercial operations in 1978. The Company is 100% owned by the Government and complies with the provisions of the State Corporations Act (Cap 446) of 1986.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director, Morendat Institute of Oil and Gas (MIOG), the role is responsible for day to day running of the institution, implementing and maintaining excellent training programs as well as establishing, growing and maintaining strong linkages with training and academic institutions.




Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementing the MIOG master plan;
  • Developing systems, procedures and strategies for implementing the institutes mandate;
  • Supervising and coordinating training and academic linkage programs
  • Ensuring full operationalization of MIOG as a competency-based training institution;
  • Facilitating recruitment and selection of both academic and administrative staff;
  • Coordinating the planning, development and review of training programs in line with identified needs;
  • Translating Government policies into training programs that are relevant and up to date;
  • Liaising with other academic institutions and stakeholders in relation to training and academic linkages;
  • Identify and engaging potential partners and donors to support the Institute
  • Managing the selection, training and examining of trainees to ensure quality of courses and relevance to sector needs;
  • Monitor and ensure that programs are run within approved budgets.

Key Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s Degree in Education or a relevant field. An earned PhD degree in a related field will be an added advantage;
  • Bachelors degree in Education, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts or recognized equivalent.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience five (5) of which should be at senior management of teaching/administration in Universities, College or other institutions of higher education;
  • Membership to relevant professional body.
  • Fulfills the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya

Key Competencies

  • Strong well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in handling and determining issues, sound analytical skills and the ability to identify with precision the critical factors of a problem in an impartial and objective way;
  • Understanding of Oil and Gas business i.e. upstream, midstream and downstream operations;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industry requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in Oil and gas Industry;
  • Ability to deliver articulated vision for change, create a sense of urgency around change and motivate staff to join change efforts;
  • Demonstrated ability to deal patiently and sympathetically with people from diverse backgrounds and to develop practical solutions to problems;
  • Ability to empower staff through coaching and counselling by emphasizing accountability and results oriented management;
  • Demonstrate technical expertise in risk management, project management, quality assurance as well as monitoring and evaluation.

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