Rural Electrification Agency Senior Construction Engineer - Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Rural Electrification Agency Senior Construction Engineer - Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda



The Government of Uganda represented by the Rural Electrification Agency has allocated funds for the implementation of the project for bridging the gap between demand and supply through the accelerated rural electrification program.

Through this project, all unserved Sub-county headquarters and any local government administrative structure above the Sub-county will be connected to the national electricity grid.


This will go a long way in growing electricity consumption in readiness for the increased national generation capacity.
The three-year project is to be implemented concurrently in four regions of the country, with each region operating independently through respective regional administrative units.


The principle role of the coordinator shall be to support the technical teams execute their functions efficiently and effectively. The coordinator shall be the contract manager.

The coordinator shall monitor the project execution progress to ensure delivery of a quality project within the specified time-frame and available resources while emphasizing stakeholder involvement and participation.


Responsibilities


  • Contract management.
  • Prepare periodic reports (as required) for internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Represent the Agency in Management of rural electrification projects
  • Project Monitoring, Control and quality management. Facilitate commissioning and handover of completed distribution networks
  • Provide technical support to the project management team and coordinating the deliverables of the consultant and contractor to ensure all activities are harmonized.
  • Development and maintenance of an effective monitoring and reporting environment that facilitates the achievement of the Project's goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that Monitoring Reports, Correspondences, Progress reports, Minutes of meetings and all key deliverables from field teams are prepared, produced and submitted within the agreed format and timeframe
    to the required.
  • Monitor environmental and social compliance
  • Undertake Engineering Design Review, project development and Procurement assistance.
  • Review payment certificates and consultancy fee notes and invoices
  • Any other duties specified by the Head of Department.


    Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Master’s degree in engineering or related field is an added advantage
  • Project management training will be an added advantage
  • Specific training and hands on experience in GIS is an added advantage.
  • Working experience of at least 5 years, with at least 4 years’ experience in electricity construction supervision and project management.
  • Professional registration will be an added advantage
  • Experience in power systems operation and maintenance
  • Knowledge in design of electricity distribution networks.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.


    How to Apply


    A typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted by 04.00pm on 03rd July, 2019 to:


    THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY
    PLOT 10 WINDSOR LOOP KOLOLO
    2ND FLOOR, HOUSE OF HOPE
    PO BOX 7317
    KAMPALA.



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