REREC Renewable Energy Officer Jobs in Kenya

REREC Renewable Energy Officer Jobs in Kenya


  • The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Authority ) a state corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of the country as well as develop, manage and promote the use of renewable energy in Kenya.

  • Through its mandate, the Corporation seeks to improve the socio-economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas as well as develop cheap alternatives to sources of energy through the promotion of renewable energy.

  • Since commencing operations in the 2008/09 financial year, the Corporation has endeavored to realize this objective and through its efforts, 70% of all the public facilities have been electrified.

  • Moving forward, the Corporation will put more focus on renewable energy to provide electricity to areas far away from the national grid network.

  • The Corporation is looking for highly experienced, motivated and results oriented individuals to fill vacancies in the organization.

  • The applicants must be self-driven individuals who are focused and committed to driving the Corporation towards achieving its mandate.

  • They will work with their departmental teams in spearheading/embracing innovations, work ethics and must possess high level of integrity.

    Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities for the different functions will entail assisting in:-

  • Assist on on-farm and on-station demonstrations of wood fuel species, seedlings’ production and management.

  • Maintaining a data-bank of service providers; and

  • Research and development, innovation and technology transfer in Alternative Energy technologies (solar, wind, small hydro and tidal waves);

  • Engaging stakeholders in the promotion of Alternative Energy technologies (solar, wind, small hydro and tidal waves);

  • Promoting Alternative Energy technologies (solar, wind, small hydro and tidal waves);

  • Providing extension services on Alternative Energies Technologies;

  • Disseminating Alternative Energy technologies (solar, wind, small hydro and tidal waves) information;

  • Collecting and compiling data on Alternative Energy technologies (solar, wind, small hydro and tidal waves) activities;

    Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate
    must have:-

  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:, Renewable Energy Technologies, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Energy, Civil, Water) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

  • Proficiency in computer application; and
    Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;

  • All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Click here to download and send the same in WORD to the Chief Executive Officer on jobs@rea.co.ke. PDF and SCANNED bio data will be rejected;

  • Candidates must submit Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) and Credit reference Bureau (CRB); and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);

  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates;

  • Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply;

  • Candidates who had previously applied are encouraged to apply again;

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted;

  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

  • Applications should be sent to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,

    Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation,

    Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,

    P.O Box 34585-00100,

    NAIROBI.

    So as to reach on/or before 31st March, 2020

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