Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Senior GIS Officer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Senior GIS Officer Jobs in Uganda


Job Title: Senior GIS Officer

Accountable to: Principal Network and Investment Officer

Department: Technical Services

Duty Station: Head Office

Job Purpose:To provide strategic and operational leadership in technology innovation and establish geographical information System (GIS) as a critical success Factor in all UEDCL business Processes.

Principal accountabilities

  • Establish and maintain strategic geographical information System (GIS) that is aligned with the asset monitoring strategy and goals of UEDCL
  • Evaluate the geographical information System (GIS) and related business processes continuously and launch interventions to optimize efficiencies.
  • Advice management on asset management risks, safe guard the distribution network asset inventory and from time to time update the GIS database.
  • Facilitate organizational change through the implementation of geographical information System (GIS) methodology.
  • Engage with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure partnership and industry alignment and ensuring that internal clients get value from the available GIS technology.
  • Evaluate the electricity distribution system continuously and advice on interventions to optimize its utilization and expansion in line with UEDCL goal of growing the distribution assets.
  • Prepare monthly and annual reports on the distribution system activities in accordance with the prevailing UEDCL Policies and Procedures.

    Technical requirements/experience/qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Degree in geographical information System (GIS) or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • A post graduate diploma in geographical information System (GIS) management is added Advantage.
  • Experience of not less than 5 years in a recognized organization in a similar position
  • Certification in power distribution software’s; like ETAP, Power master and others will be an added advantage
  • Experience in setting up and maintaining GIS soft wares & databases.
  • Excellent analytical and monitoring skills.
  • Hands on experience in Planning power distribution systems.

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