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Supplies Officer 1

MG10 (2 posts)

Key Duties

  • Coordinating material receipts from suppliers and issuing to contractors
  • Processing GRN for approval by the Senior Supplies Officer
  • Leading the stock taking exercise in respective individual storage locations
  • Preparing stock reports
  • Coordinating daily stock reconciliations
  • Coordinating goods returns to the suppliers, and
  • Supervising storekeepers

    Qualifications

  • B. com, BA in Economics, Business Administration
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management
  • Be a member of the Kenya Institute of Supply Management (KISM) or
  • Be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies (MCIPS
  • Possess Supervisory skills;
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Evidence of Computer proficiency
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Chief Engineer Design

    MG6 (2 posts)

    Key Duties

  • Designing for grid and off grid projects
  • Recommending locations of proposed distribution networks-High and Low Voltage lines plus primary and secondary feeding substations
  • Preparing description of projects works, material schedules and cost estimates in rural areas
  • Coordinating and supervising design of major schemes
  • Participating in formulation of power system design standards
  • Participating in procurement and management for design contractual services
  • Liaising with external contractors to ensure that their designs conform to the Authority standards
  • Verifying of technical reports, designs and estimates drawings
  • Preparing distribution system reinforcement budgets
  • Compiling projects technical reports
  • Managing human, finance and material resources assigned to the Division
  • Supervising and appraising sectional staff and identifying their training and development needs
  • Preparing budget and ensuring budgetary controls for the section
  • Implementing management and technological innovations to enhance efficiency.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil or Electrical or Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • Registration with ERB/IEK as Registered Engineer
  • 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years experience at senior level
  • Evidence of Computer proficiency
  • Prior experience managing a department or section in a busy environment
  • A Masters Degree in an Engineering field will be an added advantage

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Senior Engineer, Design

    MG 7 (3 posts)

    Key duties

  • Coordinating , supervising, collecting and collating data on the existing power system in the country in relation to proposed network expansion
  • Designing and recommending locations of new substations
  • Preparing technical reports for various projects
  • Ensuring conductor sagging from the survey profiles and preparing pole schedules as necessary
  • Preparing plans pertaining to substation layout for new substations
  • Preparing drawings for substations, high voltage, medium voltage and low voltage lines
  • Participating in preparing description of projects works materials schedules and cost estimates
  • Managing human, finance and material resources assigned to the section
  • Designing schemes and recommending locations of new substations/transformers as per REA standards

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or related field
  • Registration with the ERB/IEK as a Registered Engineer
  • Evidence of Computer proficiency
  • Management Development Courses, or Leadership Course for at least one month
  • Seven (7) years relevant work experience in a similar position with five (5) years in a supervisory position
  • A Masters Degree in an Engineering field will be an added advantage

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    1st Assistant Engineer, Design

    MG 8 (1 post)

    Key Duties

  • Supervising Collecting and collecting data on the existing power system in the country in relation to proposed network expansion
  • Ensuring Authority standards and procedures on system operations and safety are adhered to
  • Coordinating, Designing and recommending locations for new substations
  • Preparing technical reports for various projects
  • Ensuring conductor sagging from the survey profiles and preparing pole schedules as necessary
  • Preparing plans pertaining to sub-station layout for new sub-stations
  • Preparing description of project works material schedules and cost
  • Supervising and preparing drawings for substations, high voltage, medium voltage and low voltage lines

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or related field
  • Registration with the ERB/IEK as registered Engineer
  • Management Development courses or leadership course for at least one month
  • Seven (7) years relevant work experience in a similar position with five (5) years supervisory position
  • Evidence of Computer proficiency
  • A master’s degree in an Engineering field will be an added advantage

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Assistant Wayleave Officers

    MG 11 (3 posts)

    Key Duties

  • Receiving and assessing consents obtained
  • Processing acquisitions of way leaves for the expansion of distribution lines as per Authority policies and procedures
  • Attending to wayleaves complaints and resolving them
  • Carrying out inspection of title deeds to establish legal owners of plots affected by REA wayleaves processes
  • Conducting assessments of properties destroyed while the lines are being constructed Approving schemes where wayleaves have been obtained in the system
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics from a recognized University
  • Must be a registered member of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya
  • Management Development Course is an added advantage
  • Evidence of Computer literacy
  • Must have a minimum five (5) years relevant work experience in a similar position;
  • Possess Supervisory skills
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Team player

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Senior Engineer Construction

    MG 7 (1 post)

    Key Duties

  • Coordinating the construction and maintenance of electricity distribution systems strictly in accordance with the allowed minimum standards;
  • Ensuring Authority standards and procedures on system operations and safety are adhered to
  • Participating in the procurement of operations and maintenance materials and equipment
  • Preparing and approving payment certificates and attending to contractors and technicians queries/concerns
  • Liaising with Kenya Power for joint inspections, commissioning and maintenance of construction standards and capitalize commissioned projects

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or related field;
  • Registration with the ERB/IEK as registered Engineer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or related field
  • Management Development courses or leadership course for at least one month;
  • Seven (7) years relevant work experience in a similar position with five (5) years supervisory position
  • A Master’s degree in an Engineering field will be an added advantage.

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Analyst/Programmer

    MG11 (1post)

    Key Duties

  • Responsible for systems design, development and testing of application programs and ABAP customized reports
  • Troubleshooting system errors/bugs and develop appropriate solution
  • Analyzing user requests for SAP system enhancement and configuration and provide appropriate solution
  • Validating new system changes are moved to production correctly and update system documentation
  • Training end users on new system features or upgrades
  • Participating in technical evaluations of proposed ICT Systems
  • Providing support to workflow systems
  • Developing technical documentation including technical manuals and operational procedures for implemented systems.

    Qualifications

  • Bsc degree in computer science, IT information systems or equivalent degree
  • At least three (3) years system development and maintenance experience in a challenging position
  • Good knowledge in programming with exposure to Linux and / or Unix operating systems
  • Proven experience in supporting SAP system, finance and /or procurement business processes will be an added advantage

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Internal Auditor Technical

    (MG 9) – (2 posts)

    Key Duties

  • Participating in development of audit plans and schedules
  • Participating in development of strategies to eliminate or minimize avoidable losses to the Authority
  • Conducting follow-up audits to determine the extent of implementation of audit recommendations
  • Documenting the audit processes/procedures for audit assignments
  • Ensuring proper authorization for transaction/documents
  • Carrying out audit tests and procedures
  • Preparing timely and accurate reports

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University, 2nd Class Honours Upper Division
  • Be a registered Graduate Engineer by relevant Registration Board
  • CPA(K), ACCA, CISA, CIA qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Have good working knowledge of Computer operations and systems
  • High integrity with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective analytical skills and ability to demonstrate effective leadership
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of maturity and to work with minimum supervision
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in electrical engineering

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    Internal Auditor Non-Technical

    (MG 9) - (2 posts)

    Key Duties

  • Participating in development of audit plans and schedules
  • Participating in development of strategies to eliminate or minimize avoidable losses to the Authority
  • Conducting follow-up audits to determine the extent of implementation of audit recommendations
  • Documenting audit processes/procedures for ICT audits
  • Ensuring proper authorization for transaction/documents
  • Carrying out Audit tests and procedures
  • Preparing timely and accurate reports

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Commerce Degree (Accounting or Finance option) or Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized University, 2nd Class Honors Upper Division
  • Be a qualified accountant CPA(K), ACCA
  • CISA, CIA qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Have good working knowledge of computer operations and systems
  • Be of high integrity with excellent communication, interpersonal skills, effective analytical skills and demonstration of effective leadership
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of maturity and to work with minimum supervision;
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in Audit, Financial Management and accounting with one (1) year which must be in audit and preferably in conducting ICT audits.

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    3rd Assistant Engineer (Electrical System Protection)

    MG10 ( 1post)

    Key Duties

  • Preparation and evaluation of tenders for electrical works
  • Supervising of electrical works for off-grid power projects;
  • Participating in commissioning of new generators and switchgears for off-grid power stations
  • Carrying out of electrical tests for off-grid power machines and equipments to ascertain availability of sufficient protection for all newly constructed stations
  • Participating in Factory Acceptance Tests for machines and equipments to be supplied to the organization

    Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering or Higher National Diploma in Electrical Engineering with bias towards Systems Protection or equivalent from a recognized Institution
  • Registered graduate engineer or graduate technician engineer as the case may be with the Kenya Engineers Registration Board (KERB)
  • Degree holders with five (5) years relevant experience to have served for at least three (3) years at the level of 4th assistant engineer/superintendent, preferably in technical services/distribution or other related function
  • For Higher Diploma to have served for at least four (4) years preferably in services/distribution or other related function
  • Computer literacy

    Interested persons should send their applications together with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials with the envelope clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification Authority,
    The Chancery,
    P.O. Box 34585, 00100
    Nairobi.

    To reach on or before July 26, 2013

    Qualified persons including physically challenged and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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