Thursday, 17 January 2013

Chief Road Safety Officer Jobs at Kenya Urban Roads Authority in Kenya


Job Title: CHIEF ROAD SAFETY OFFICER REF: KURA/P&E/13/004 (1POST)
Location: Headquarters
Department: Planning and Environment
Reports to: Manager Transport Economics
Job grade: JG 7

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Formulation and implementation of road safety policies and regulations;
 Overseeing delivery of Road Safety services in a cost effective and professional manner and
that all statutory requirements are met;
 Participating in performance review and development meeting and undertaking a plan of
training where necessary;
 Undertaking road safety research projects;
 Development and implementation of road safety initiatives;
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 Undertaking analysis of road accident statistics and assisting in road safety audits;
 Liaising with relevant authorities on issues of road safety ;
 Encouraging partnership with other organizations including providing guidance and
assistance to schools and insofar as training on current Road Safety and travel awareness
issues;
 In charge of Children Traffic Parks in various parts of the Country
 Performance of any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications & Skills
Appointment to this position will be made from persons who:
 Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology Education
 Have a Certificate in Engineering Computer Aided Programs eg AUTO CAD
 Have knowledge in project planning and ability to disseminate knowledge;
 Have thorough knowledge of Road safety and sustainable transport issues;
 Understands strategic issues affecting casualty reduction;
 Are Able to work effectively with a wide spectrum of people; and
 Are proficient in ICT use.

How to Apply:

Only candidates who meet the set criteria should submit applications together with their
updated CVs including details of their day time contacts, current and expected remuneration,
notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three
referees, while at the same time attaching copies of all certificates and testimonials to be hand
delivered or mailed so as to reach the Director General at the address below not later than

All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Director General
Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA)
IKM BUILDING, Bishops Road
P.O. Box 41727-00100, GPO, NAIROBI


Deadline:6th Feb 2013