Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Manager - Construction Jobs in Kenya

Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Manager - Construction Jobs in Kenya


(a) Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Coordinating preparation of annual Departmental Performance Contracts;
  • Implementing policies and programmes on power system designs;
  • Preparing Purchase Requisition (PR)for designed projects;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Construction Contracts;
  • Participating in annual review of the REREC projects plan;
  • Coordinating the supervision of construction of all REREC grid projects;
  • Ensuring that records of all grid projects constructed in the country are properly kept both at the Regional office and head Office;
  • Ensuring projects information is updated from time to time;
  • Preparing the weekly projects reports;
  • Providing completion certificates for completed projects;
  • Ensuring timely delivery of projects;
  • Providing technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to construction of distribution and transmission lines as necessary;
  • Participating in formulation of power system design standards and ensure they are adhered to;
  • Coordinating supervision and provision of technical expertise to contractors;
  • Verifying technical reports, designs and estimates for projects;
  • Ensuring all construction works conform to the approved standards;
  • Managing human, financial and material resources assigned to the department;
  • Providing advisory functions to top management on all matters relating to the extension of the grid;
  • Developing clear procedures on the preparation and issuance of stores requisition forms (STF); and
  • Liaising with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues.

    (b) Person Specification

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

  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant working experience, four (4) of which must have been in a management role in comparable and relevant position;
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following: Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics or any other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Masters degree in any of the following: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management, Business Administration or relevant degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant area;

    Professional qualification;

  • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Certificate in management
    course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    (c) Key Competencies and Skills

    In addition the candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Strategic and innovative thinking;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Negotiation skills; and
  • Team player.

    Application Procedure:

    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 Form Click here to download (Dont request acces From - Click; File - Download - Microsoft Word (.docx))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 Corporation, Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and Higher Education Loans Board; 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.

    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 17th December, 2019.

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