Job Opportunity: Wayleave Officer (KTDA)


Minimum Qualification: Bachelor

Experience Length: 5 years

Application Deadline: Friday, 28th June 2019


Reporting to the Planner, KTDA Power Company, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring timely acquisition of wayleaves.


  • Participating in project land acquisition
  • Facilitating acquisition of power transmission line way leaves;
  • Coordinating valuation and compensation of land, biological assets and other related properties
  • Facilitating in dispute resolution
  • Representing the company in stakeholder meetings;
  • Overseeing acquisition and renewal of permits, licenses, change of user, physical planning and related compliance with Government Agencies;
  • Ensuring payment of rents, land rates etc.
  • Coordinating ESIA assessments, audits, SHE/ OHS


The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications, experience and competencies: –

  • Bachelors’ degree in Land Economics/Real Estate or equivalent.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience preferably in the energy sector.
  • Relevant professional affiliations /MISK Membership.
  • Post Graduate Qualifications in Project Planning or Strategic Management will be an added advantage.
  • Mastered relevant property valuation software.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Must have good public relations qualities
  • Must demonstrate commitment to operational effectiveness
  • Familiar with Chapter Five of the Constitution of Kenya – Land and Environment
  • Familiar with Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya – Leadership and Integrity
  • Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice.

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