Principal Engineer, Road Safety Audit

(GRADE NTSA 6) – REF:NTSA/04/2021/02

The Principal Officer will be responsible to the Manager, Road Safety Audits and Inspection for planning, organizing, administration and control of activities in Road Safety Audits and Inspection Department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Initiating and reviewing road safety audit guidelines.
Undertake road safety inspections, road safety impact assessments and road safety audits and preparation of reports
Prepare reports on road safety audits compliance by road agencies and county governments.
Monitor & evaluate network safety performance, effectiveness of infrastructure interventions.
Undertake traffic crash data analysis and compile reports.
Develop black spot programme in liaison with other agencies and monitor implementation.
Preparing Proposals for funding by development partners
Prepare EOIs/ RFPs and Bidding documents
Work with consultants on road safety audit consultancies.
Attending all road safety audit coordination meetings with key stakeholders
Coordinate the utilization of the staff under him/her in the Department.
Analyzing staff performance and career progression and making appropriate recommendations, and
Prepare relevant periodic reports
Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to time as instructed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

At least eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory position in the Public/Private sector.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or a Traffic related Safety/ Engineering field from a recognized institution.
Attended Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution.
Qualified and experienced in undertaking road safety audits.
Experience in detailed design of roads.
Experience in traffic crash investigation, analysis and prevention
Experience and knowledge in Traffic, Road Safety or General Civil Engineering projects.
Experience and a working knowledge in relevant design standards i.e., Road Design Manuals, Traffic Signs Manuals etc
Computer proficiency.
Strong problem solving and analytic skills.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Good communications skills both oral & written.
Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution; and
Should also be a registered Professional Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board.

Skills and Competencies

Proven analytical skills
Problem-solving attitude
Visionary, transformative and result-oriented strategic thinker.
Ability to work in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Strategic leadership.
High integrity levels.
Ability to drive change and innovation.
Strong organization and interpersonal skills; and
Innovative and flexible in acquisition of new Technical skills.

Method of Application
NTSA is an equal opportunity employer. If you possess the required skills and competencies that match the above roles, please submit your application, detailed CV, current remuneration level, email, telephone contacts, KRA Tax Compliance Certificate, HELB for Graduates, EACC clearance certificate and Certificate of Good Conduct /Confirmation of Application from Criminal Investigations Department to reach us on or before 12 May 2021 by 5.00 pm addressed to:

Director General,
National Transport and Safety Authority,
Hill Park Plaza, Upper Hill Road,
P.O. Box, 3602 -00506,

Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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