Chief Executive Officer

Job Purpose

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board is responsible to the Board of Directors for the implementation of the Board’s strategic goals, prudent management of resources, giving direction and leadership in the achievement of the Board’s mission and strategic objectives. The Chief Executive Officer is also responsible for the day–to–day management and administration of the Board.

Reporting Relationship

This role reports to the Board of Directors

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • At least Fifteen (15) years’ working experience, five (5) of which must have been in Senior Management;
  • A Master’s Degree in either Law, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, or relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Engineering, Economics, or any other relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Membership to a professional body and member in good standing
  • Leadership Course lasting not less than Four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated results in work performance;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.
    Terms and Conditions of Service:

The position of the Chief Executive Officer will be on Three (3) year contract renewable once on satisfactory performance


Click “APPLY FOR JOB” button above to apply for this job.

All applications accompanied by a copy of the National Identity Card, detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates should be addressed to:

The Chairman,

Board of Directors,

Water Services Regulatory Board,

P.O. Box 41621- 00100,


So as to be received not later than 23.59 hours on Tuesday 18th May 2021.  Due to the threat caused by COVID –19, the applications should be submitted only through electronic means. with only ‘POSITION APPLIED FOR’ as the subject line.

WASREB is an equal opportunity employer and women, youth and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following compliance certificates; Certificate of Good Conduct, Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board, Tax Compliance Certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance, and Credit Reference Bureau Certificate.

About Water Services Regulatory Board

The Water Services Regulatory Board (Wasreb) is a regulatory state corporation established by the Water Act 2002, this law was repealed by the Water 2016 operationalized in April 2017. Section 70 (1) of the Water Act 2016 established Wasreb with the main objective to protect the interests and rights of consumers in the provision of water services, while ensuring other stake-holders interests are also safeguarded.

Accordingly, Wasreb sets standards and enforces regulations that guide the sector in not only ensuring that consumers are protected and have access to efficient, affordable and sustainable services, but also, provide for financial sustainability of Water Service Providers (WSPs), by allowing financing of operations, capital cost recovery and a return on capital that sustains ser-vices through ongoing investments.