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  • Posted: Dec 1, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 22, 2020
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  • REA was established under Section 66 of the Energy Act 2006 to accelerate the pace of rural electrification in order to promote socio- economic development. Our mission is to efficiently provide high quality and affordable electricity connectivity in all rural areas and to achieve high standards of customer service through advancing community participation t...
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    Principal Legal Counsel

    CORPORATION SECRETARY AND MANAGER, LEGAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 4

    Job Specifications

    1. Advising the Corporation on all legal matters that may arise in its operations;
    2. Following up on cases filed against the Corporation;
    3. Preparing of legal reports and opinions;
    4. Implementing and reviewing legal policies and procedures to ensure that they are in accordance with the existing legislation;
    5. Managing service providers in legal matters involving the Corporation;
    6. Implementing legal action on behalf of the Corporation on recovery measures;
    7. Undertaking legal research;
    8. Advising the Corporation on the legislation that affect it and changes made thereof;
    9. Ensuring statutory compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements;
    10. Providing of day to day legal and regulatory support to the functional areas covering general compliance queries and reviews;
    11. Liaising with external lawyers on all cases filed against the Corporation to ensure instructions, witnesses and statements are procured on time; and
    12. Case management including the preparation and filing the appropriate court documents and witnesses.

    Person Specifications

    1. Masters degree in Law or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    2. Bachelors degree in Law from a recognized University;
    3. Post graduate diploma from the Kenya school of law;
    4. A minimum period of eight(8) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) years of which must be in supervisory role;
    5. Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
    6. A valid Practicing Certificate;
    7. Member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK);
    8. Certified Public Secretary (CPS) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage;
    9. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    10. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    11. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Land and Property Officer

    GRADE REREC 4

    Job Specifications

    1. Initiating the development of sound land management policies, systems, regulations, procedures, strategies and programmes;
    2. Implementing the policies, systems, regulations, procedures, strategies and programmes of sound land management;
    3. Registering all lands interests within the areas of project implementation by the Corporation;
    4. Undertaking the assessment of property market values and market rental rates in liaison with the Ministry of Lands;
    5. Coordinating boundary identification, alignment and marking to secure the Corporation land resources;
    6. Implementing proper transfers, registration and acquisition of title deeds for all the Corporation’s land resources;
    7. Custodian of land titles, leases, logbooks, way leave agreement and other registration documents;
    8. Liaising with the user department on wayleaves for purposes of verification, registration and authorization with the appropriate Authorities;
    9. Monitoring proper land use for all acquired Corporation’s land.
    10. Ensuring acquisition and conveyancing of land rights including transfers, lease, easements and licences are undertaken within the prescribed legal framework;
    11. Liaising with national and County Governments, sectoral agencies, communities and other stakeholders on matters related to land and property issues;
    12. Establishing and maintaining an inventory for the Corporation’s land resources;
    13. Liaising with the relevant state agencies and other stakeholders in resolving land and property issues involving the Corporation;
    14. Advising the Corporation on all land matters that may arise in its operations;
    15. Ensuring compliance with regulatory and legislative requirements on land and other property;
    16. Preparation of easements for wayleaves acquisition; and
    17. Providing day to day land and property support to the functional areas covering general compliance queries and reviews;

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) years of which must be in supervisory role;
    2. Masters Degree in any of the following disciplines; Land Economics, Quantity Survey, Estate Management, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in Land Economics, Quantity Survey, Estate Management, from a recognized Institution;
    4. Membership to a relevant professional Institution in good standing;
    5. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    6. Proficiency in computer application; and
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    MANAGER, Manager, Operation & Maintenance

    POWER DISTRIBUTION AND REGIONAL COORDINATION DIRECTORATE

    OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3 (1) POST

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing strategies for the Operation and Management of solar, wind and other renewable energy sources implemented and managed by REREC;
    2. Ensuring the management of the facilities, generation plants and networks, and installation of substations is undertaken according industry best practices;
    3. Developing and implementing Directorate plans, policies, norms and procedures in accordance with the REREC Mandate;
    4. Providing advisory to management on all matters relating to the operation and maintenance of renewable energy projects in operation;
    5. Coordinating the Operation and Management of renewable energy projects implemented by REREC as per the strategic Plan;
    6. Planning and managing resource requirements for the Department and monitoring their optimal usage;
    7. Coordinating the Scheduling and implementation of preventive maintenance and planned maintenance for the RE generation plants and networks;
    8. Providing daily monitoring reports to the management;
    9. Providing forecasting report for operating renewable energy sources on daily, weekly and monthly;
    10. Coordinating provision of dispatch schedule for renewable energy plants;
    11. Providing daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on renewable energy projects;
    12. Advising management on all functions related to operation and management of the renewable energy generation plants and networks; and
    13. Liaising with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues.

    Person Specifications

    1. 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;
    2. Bachelors degree in any of the following: Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics or any other related field from a recognized institution;
    3. 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;
    4. Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant area;
    5. Professional qualification;Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
    6. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    7. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Engineer (Operation & Maintenance)

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing strategies for the Operation and Management of solar, wind and other renewable energy sources implemented and managed by REREC;
    2. Ensuring the management of the facilities, generation plants and networks, and installation of substations is undertaken according industry best practices;
    3. Developing and implementing Directorate plans, policies, norms and procedures in accordance with the REREC Mandate;
    4. Providing advisory to management on all matters relating to the operation and maintenance of renewable energy projects in operation;
    5. Coordinating the Operation and Management of renewable energy projects implemented by REREC as per the strategic Plan;
    6. Planning and managing resource requirements for the Department and monitoring their optimal usage;
    7. Coordinating the Scheduling and implementation of preventive maintenance and planned maintenance for the renewable energy generation plants and networks;
    8. Providing daily monitoring reports to the management;
    9. Providing forecasting report for operating renewable energy sources on daily, weekly and monthly;
    10. Providing dispatch schedule for renewable energy plants;
    11. Providing daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on renewable energy projects;
    12. Advising management on all functions related to operation and management of the renewable energy generation plants and networks; and
    13. Liaising with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ work experience three (3) of which must have been in supervisory role;
    2. 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;
    3. Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Civil Engineering, or any other related field from a recognized institution or its equivalent;
    4. Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
    5. Certificate in management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    6. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Senior Engineer (Plant Manager)

    GRADE REREC 5

    Job Specifications

    1. Implementing strategies for the Operation and Management of solar, wind and other renewable energy sources implemented and managed by REREC;
    2. Ensuring the management of the facilities, generation plants and networks, and installation of substations is undertaken according industry best practices;
    3. Implementing Directorate plans, policies, norms and procedures in accordance with the REREC Mandate;
    4. Implementing the Operation and Management of renewable energy projects implemented by REREC as per the strategic Plan;
    5. Planning and managing resource requirements for the Department and monitoring their optimal usage;
    6. Implementing scheduled preventive maintenance and planned maintenance for the RE generation plants and networks;
    7. Providing daily monitoring reports to the management;
    8. Providing forecasting report for operating renewable energy sources on daily, weekly and monthly;
    9. Providing dispatch schedule for renewable energy plants;
    10. Providing daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports on renewable energy projects; and
    11. Liaising with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;
    2. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Civil Engineering, or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
    3. Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
    4. Certificate in supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;
    5. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
    6. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Manager, Regional Cordination

    REGIONAL COORDINATION DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3

    No of Positioons: 7 POSTS

    Job Specifications

    1. Coordinating REREC’s activities in the regions in an efficient and effective manner in consultation with the Headquarters;
    2. Collaborating with such other regional entities, public agencies and institutions, to ensure the REREC’s activities are executed as required;
    3. Advising the General Manager, Power distribution on matters regarding the effective execution of programme activities at Regional level;
    4. Overseeing and monitoring the REREC’s service delivery, having regard to availability, quality, standards of service, cost, and efficiency of production and distribution of such services;
    5. Collating, analyzing and disseminating information on REREC’s activities and other related matters in the region;
    6. Implementing REREC’s policies, strategies, procedures and processes at regional level;
    7. Enforcing compliance with standards of service delivery according to REREC’s Service Charter and Quality Policy;
    8. Coordinating consultation and stakeholder awareness forums for information dissemination and customer feedback at the regional level;
    9. Facilitating resolution of complaints and disputes on matters related to REREC in the regional level; and
    10. In consultation with the General Manager and other relevant departments, Programmes, administering all financial, human resource, operational and risk management activities in the region.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ work experience three (3) of which must have been in supervisory role;
    2. Master’s 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;
    3.  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Civil Engineering, or any other related field from a recognized institution or its equivalent;
    4. Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
    5. Certificate in management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks; 
    6. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    7.  Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    General Manager, Renewable Energy, Research and Development

    RENEWABLE ENERGY, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE

    GRADE REREC 2

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and updating Renewable Energy Master Plan;
    2. Providing policy direction and overseeing design, development and implementation of programmes and projects in Renewable Energy;
    3.  Formulating, reviewing and implementing renewable energy policies, strategies and guidelines;
    4. Resource mobilization for renewable energy projects and activities;
    5. Providing technical advice and guidance on renewable energy technologies;
    6. Engaging stakeholders in the promotion of Renewable Energy;
    7. Promoting renewable energy research and development, innovation and technology transfer;
    8. Maintaining a databank of service providers;
    9. Managing mediation, negotiations, adjudication and resolution of disputes arising from renewable energy projects and programmes;
    10. Developing specifications for Renewable Energy Systems;
    11. Identifying and developing projects for Clean Development Mechanisms;
    12. Collaborating with Counties and other agencies in promoting the use of Renewable Energy Resources;
    13. Overseeing performance management and capacity building in the directorate
    14. Monitoring and evaluating renewable energy projects and activities;
    15. Overseeing the management and administration of the Directorate’s resources and ensuring prudent utilisation; and
    16. Overseeing preparation of the Directorate’s budget, strategic plan, work plans and procurement plans.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of twelve (12) years’ work experience and at least five (5) years in a relevant senior management role;
    2. Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    5. Membership of relevant professional body;
    6. Proficiency in computer application;
    7. Demonstrated competence in work performance; and
    8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Manager, Biomass Energy

    BIOMASS ENERGY DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and updating Renewable Energy Master Plan in relation to Biomass Energy;
    2. Coordinating development and review of relevant policies, standards and guidelines;
    3. Interpreting and implementing Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration) policies and regulations;
    4. Initiating formulation of codes of practice for Biomass energy technologies; coordinating participation in production, distribution and promotion of Biomass technologies;
    5. Overseeing feasibility studies on harnessing of Biomass energy resources;
    6. Collaborating with counties and other agencies in promoting the use of Biomass Resources;
    7. Monitoring and evaluating Biomass projects and activities;
    8.  Identifying and developing projects for clean Development Mechanisms;
    9.  Participate in resource mobilization for Biomass energy projects and activities
    10.  Planning and coordinating programmes and projects on Biomass energy;
    11.  Coordinating preparation of Departmental budget, work plans and procurement plans;
    12. Coordinating stakeholder engagement in Biomass energy activities; and
    13. Setting Departmental performance targets.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in a management role in comparable and relevant position;
    2. Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    5. Membership of relevant professional body; and
    6. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Renewable Energy Officer, Biomass Energy

    GRADE REREC 4

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and reviewing relevant policies, specification and guidelines on Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    2. Coordinating Biomass energy programmes and appraising Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    3. Collaborating with county governments in promotion and development of Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    4. Promoting the use of Biomass Energy technologies utilization practices and application of Biomass Energy Technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    5. Identifying and planning feasibility studies on harnessing of Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    6. Coordinating development of Biomass energy technology transfer activities; supporting participation in production, distribution and marketing of Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    7. Participating in the development of specifications for Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and cogeneration);
    8. Designing Biomass energy outreach programmes;
    9. Preparing draft departmental budget, work plan and procurement plans;
    10. Undertaking staff development, supervision and reporting;
    11. Participating in the mainstreaming of climate change mitigation and adaptation in renewable energy development; and
    12. Mentoring and coaching staff.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in the public or private sector;
    2. Masters’ degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    5. Membership of relevant professional body; and
    6. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

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    Manager, Energy Centres

    ENERGY CENTRES DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3

    Job Specifications

    1. Participate in development and review of relevant policies, standards and guidelines;
    2. Implementing renewable energy policies and regulations;
    3. Implementing of codes of practice for renewable energy technologies; coordinating participation in production, distribution and promotion of renewable energy technologies;
    4. Conducting feasibility studies to assist counties in harnessing of renewable energy resources;
    5. Collaborating with counties and other agencies in promoting the use of Renewable Energy Resources;
    6. Resource mobilization for renewable energy projects and activities;Planning, Monitoring and evaluating and coordinating programmes and projects in the Energy Centres; 
    7. Facilitating collaborative research on emerging issues and trends in renewable energy technologies; 
    8. Coordinating preparation of Departmental budget, work plans and procurement plans; 
    9. Coordinating stakeholder engagement in renewable energy activities for the Energy Centres; and 
    10. Setting Departmental performance targets.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in a management role in comparable and relevant position;
    2. Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    5. Membership of relevant professional body; and
    6. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Renewable Energy Officer (Enegy Centers)

     GRADE REREC 4 (1 POST)

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and reviewing relevant policies, specification and guidelines on renewable energy;
    2. Coordinating renewable energy programmes and appraising renewable energy technologies;
    3. Collaborating with County Governments in promotion and development of Renewable Energy Resources;
    4. Promoting the use of renewable energy technologies utilization practices and application of alternative forms of energy and biomass;
    5. Identifying and planning feasibility studies on harnessing of renewable energy resources;
    6. Coordinating development of renewable energy technology transfer activities, Research, supporting participation in production, distribution and marketing of renewable energy technologies;
    7. Participating in the development of specifications for renewable energy technologies, equipment, devices and materials;
    8. Designing renewable energy outreach programmes;
    9. Preparing draft departmental budget, work plan and procurement plans;
    10. Undertaking staff development, supervision and reporting;
    11. Participating in mainstreaming of climate change mitigation and adaptation in renewable energy development; and
    12. Mentoring and coaching staff.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in the public or private sector;
    2. Masters’ degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution
    4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    5. Membership of relevant professional body; and
    6. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Renewable Energy Officer (Prototype Energy Centre)

    PROTOTYPE ENERGY CENTER

    GRADE REREC 4

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and reviewing relevant policies, specification and guidelines on renewable energy;
    2. Coordinating renewable energy programmes and appraising renewable energy technologies; 
    3. Collaborating with County Governments in promotion and development of Renewable Energy Resources;
    4. Promoting the use of renewable energy technologies utilization practices and application of alternative forms of energy and biomass; 
    5. Identifying and planning feasibility studies on harnessing of renewable energy resources; 
    6. Coordinating development of renewable energy technology transfer activities, Research, supporting participation in production, distribution and marketing of renewable energy technologies;
    7. Participating in the development of specifications for renewable energy technologies, equipment, devices and materials; 
    8. Designing renewable energy outreach programmes; 
    9. Preparing draft departmental budget, work plan and procurement plans;
    10. Undertaking staff development, supervision and reporting; 
    11. Participating in mainstreaming of climate change mitigation and adaptation in renewable energy development; and
    12. Mentoring and coaching staff.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in the public or private sector;
    2. Masters’ degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;Membership of relevant professional body; and
    5. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Renewable Energy Officer (Renewable Energy Research and Innovation)

    RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH AND INNOVATION DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 4 (1 POST)

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and reviewing relevant policies on Renewable Energy Research;
    2. Undertaking in conjunction with the Agency, research, development and dissemination of appropriate renewable energy technologies;
    3. Researching in conjunction with the agency responsible for forests, the use of fast maturing trees for energy production;
    4. Initiating in collaboration with other agencies research in Renewable Energy Technologies;
    5. Coordinating Renewable Energy Research programmes and appraising renewable energy technologies;
    6. Conducting Renewable Energy Research to support renewable energy technology transfer activities; supporting participation in production, distribution and marketing of renewable energy technologies;
    7. Participating in the development of specifications for renewable energy technologies, equipment, devices and materials; 
    8. Preparing draft departmental budget, work plan and procurement plans; 
    9. Undertaking staff development, supervision and reporting; 
    10. Developing research proposals; and
    11. Mentoring and coaching staff.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in the public or private sector;
    2. Masters’ degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    5. Membership of relevant professional body; and
    6. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

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    Manager, Corporate Communication

    INFORMATION EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION DIRECTORATE

    GRADE REREC 3

    Job Specifications

    1. Developing and implementing corporate communications plans to enhance the visibility of the Corporation;
    2. Undertaking internal and external customer surveys for management decision;
    3. Building and sustain the REREC brand and reputation for quality, reliability and customer satisfaction;
    4. Managing public relations activities and other events in the Corporation;
    5. Formulating and monitoring the implementation of the Corporation’s Customer Service Charter;
    6. Creating linkages with the Media and other stakeholders;
    7. Implementing corporate social responsibility programs and maintain their impact;
    8. Generating content for the Corporate website;
    9. Creating awareness through various channels of communication such as print media, social media, below the line adverts and electronic media;
    10. Enhancing the visibility of the Corporation by ensuring vibrant and meaningful social media presence and engagement;
    11. Coordinating development of advertising promotions to increase brand awareness and image;
    12. Coordinating development of corporate communication materials and branding;
    13. Maintaining and reviewing the corporate reputation register; and
    14. Managing crisis communication in line with the Corporation’s policies.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in a management role in comparable and relevant position;
    2. Masters degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or Social Sciences or any other relevant qualifications;Bachelors degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or Social Sciences or Equivalent qualifications;
    3. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four(4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    4. Proficiency in computer application;
    5. Demonstrated competence in work performance;
    6. Membership to a relevant professional body; and
    7. Fulfilled the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution

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    Manager, Quality & Risk Management

    STRATEGY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE

    QUALITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3

    Job Specifications

    1. Preparation of risk management policy and framework, and submission to management for review/and to the Board for approval;
    2. Coordinating the development and implementation of Corporation’s Risk Management framework;
    3. Coordinating risk management of the Corporation’s in the business continuity, corporate governance, enterprise risk, information, security risk, technology, regulatory and operational risk;
    4. Promoting and monitoring continual quality improvement within the Corporation in line with the relevant Management systems; 
    5. Advising Management on implementation of relevant management systems for the Corporation;
    6. Compiling data for trend analysis and reporting on risk and Quality management systems;
    7. Coordinating compliance with Corporation Policies and established procedures;
    8. Identify relevant training courses for staff in Quality and Risk Management;
    9. Coordinating regular quality management audits within the Corporation;
    10. Ensuring business continuity plan is in place and regularly reviewed for preparedness and use in the corporation; and
    11. Advising management on risk management in the corporation.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of (10) years’ relevant experience, four (4) of which must be in management role in comparable and relevant position;
    2. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management, Finance, Economics, Risk Management, Statistics, Actuarial sciences, Business Management, Business Administration, sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, Entrepreneurship or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
    3. Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management, Finance, Economics, Risk Management, Statistics, Actuarial sciences, Business Management, Business Administration, sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, Entrepreneurship or related disciplines from a recognized institution;
    4. Membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;
    5. Proficiency in computer applications;
    6. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    7. Demonstrated competence in work performance; and
    8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Manager, Geospatial

    GEOSPATIAL DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3

    Job Specifications

    1. Formulating, developing and reviewing standards and frameworks for cartography, survey and wayleaves;
    2. Providing accurate spatial data and information necessary to support effective engineering design of projects;
    3. Overseeing supervision of contracted surveyors to ensure timely submission of awarded survey, wayleaves and cartography projects services;
    4. Coordinating Verification of accuracy of presented survey, wayleaves and cartography data from contracted surveyors, to ensure they meet Corporation’s set standards;
    5. Approving documents to facilitate survey, wayleaves and cartography payments;
    6. Providing professional advice on Land Issues /Matter from time to time;
    7. Coordinating Survey and Pegging of lines for contractors when need arises;
    8. Participating in wayleave acquisition for REREC projects;
    9. Managing the keeping of survey, wayleaves and cartography records; and spatial databases;
    10. Ensuring Mapping the assets, projects and other properties; and information for the Corporation Master plan;
    11. Approving working drawings for design projects;
    12. Coordinating conversion and uploading of drawings into SAP system;
    13. Coordinating submission of drawings for completed projects to Kenya Power for commissioning;
    14. Coordinating mapping of location of proposed transmission and distribution networks including primary and secondary feeding substations along the proposed routes;
    15. Liaising with other departments of the Corporation on matters pertaining to cartography survey and wayleaves;
    16. Managing human, financial and material resources assigned to the department;
    17. Preparing budget and ensure budgetary control for the department;
    18. Approving payment certificates to facilitate payment to contracted Surveyors for survey, wayleaves and cartography services;
    19. Forwarding Assessment of Crop/Property Damage incurred during construction of lines for approval and payment;
    20. Coordinating negotiation on settlement of compensation;
    21. Resolving Dispute arising from wayleaves issues;
    22. Ensuring supportive working environment to foster optimum performance; and
    23. Monitoring department performance and initiate necessary interventions.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant experience four (4) of which must be in management role in comparable and relevant position;
    2. Masters Degree in any of the following: Land Economics, Survey, Real Estate, cartography, Geospatial Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Photogrammetry, Geographical Information Services, Cartography or its equivalent from any of the related field from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors Degree in any of the following Land Economics, Survey, Real Estate, cartography Geospatial Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Photogrammetry, Geographical Information Services, Cartography or and other related field from a recognized institution;
    4. Registered membership to Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK);
    5. Certificate in management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    6. Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
    7. Fulfilled the requirements of the Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    General Manager, Human Resource and Administration

    HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATE

    GRADE REREC 2

    Job Specifications

    1. Overseeing operations of Human Resource Management, Administration and Security services departments;
    2. Providing professional leadership in the development and implementation of human resources, Administration and Security Services plans and budgets, outlining activities to be undertaken, resource requirements, key performance measures and indicators as well as expected outcomes;
    3. Overseeing the operations of Human Resource Management, Administration and Security Services Department;
    4. Conducting workforce analysis, determine optimum staff requirements and design organizational structure that maximizes synergies across functions to support the implementation of the approved strategic plan;
    5. Analyzing organizational structures, business processes and workplace relationships in order to eliminate hierarchical layers and strengthen opportunities for increased collaboration through flexible work teams;
    6. Conducting job analysis in order to develop job descriptions and competency profiles to facilitate human resources planning, staff recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, job evaluation and pay structure design as well as career planning;
    7. Coordinating the recruitment and selection process in order to ensure that REREC has a critical mass of qualified human resource with the required competencies necessary for implementation of functional strategic management plans;
    8. Developing and coordinating the implementation of staff induction and on-the job orientation programmes aimed at providing new staff with relevant information about the technical and social aspects of their work;
    9. Assessing training needs analysis and baseline attitude surveys in order to design and implement relevant training programmes aimed at building capacity by equipping staff with the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviour characteristics in line with the strategic plan;
    10. Coordinating the implementation of the performance management system and ensure that individual and team performance is continuously monitored and measured against realistic but challenging targets aligned to the strategic direction by clearly defining performance measures and indicators, expected timeframe as well as resource requirements;
    11. Overseeing implementation of an effective human resource management information system for monitoring, tracking and evaluating employee activities including staff training, performance management and welfare programmes;
    12. Overseeing proper maintenance, storage and security of personnel records to ensure integrity of data and information related to human resources development programmes as well as administrative support services;
    13. Coordinating resolution of employee grievances and disciplinary cases, recommending appropriate action to resolve problems as well as assisting employees to find satisfactory solutions to personal problems through counselling services;
    14. Administering employee welfare including workers compensation through the appropriate benefit schemes such as NHIF, NSSF, and other employee welfare programmes;
    15. Developing and implementing human resource policies and procedures aimed at enhancing workplace relations in order to gain employee commitment and improve morale by ensuring that employees are treated fairly, uniformly and equitably;
    16. Conferring with relevant professional bodies and government agencies on the interpretation and application of particular human resource management, administration and security services regulations that apply to public sector organisation;
    17. Providing technical leadership to multi-disciplinary teams to enable them develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness;
    18. Developing and implementing strategies for creating a high performing organizational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability, performance measurement and results to ensure that programme activities are undertaken on sound management principles and practices;
    19. Initiating and participating in organizational performance reviews, and business process improvement programmes, as well as undertake special investigations aimed at improving organizational effectiveness;
    20. Participating in the recruitment and selection of staff in order to ensure that the candidates selected have the required job competencies and are provided with orientation and induction programme necessary for effective job performance;
    21. Reviewing incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations as well as handle employee disputes and take appropriate action in line with approved policies, procedures and regulations;
    22. Conducting training needs assessment, design and implement training programmes aimed at equipping staff with appropriate job Competencies in order to improve the design and delivery of high quality services;
    23. Planning, monitoring and evaluating the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams;
    24. Preparing monthly progress reports showing achievements of the human resources management, Administration and Security services functions against planned targets as well as providing justification for performance variances and also defining areas of improvement;
    25. Administering the government performance contracting system and assist the Corporation, departments and individuals to achieve their targets;
    26. Ensuring compliance with labour laws, public, Financial Management Act, and ISO Standards; and
    27. Reviewing the Human Resource, Administration and Security services business plans in line with the overall strategic objectives and government performance contract.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience and at least five (5) years’ in a senior management position;
    2. Bachelors degree in any of the following: Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    3. Masters degree in any of the following: Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    4. Professional qualification and membership in good standing to a relevant professional body/Institution;
    5. Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    6. Proficiency in computer applications;
    7. Demonstrated competence in work performance and; and
    8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    Manager, Security

    SECURITY DEPARTMENT

    GRADE REREC 3 (1 POST)

    Job Specifications

    1. Overseeing security operation in the corporation including safeguarding corporation assets, employees and their property;
    2. Advising the CEO on all matters appertaining to security;
    3. Ensuring the provision of efficient and effective security services to safeguard the corporation’s resources and stakeholders against threats;
    4. Putting in place appropriate controls for all admissions within the REREC operational areas and offices;
    5. Monitoring and conducting surveillance on all REREC stores, assets and offices;
    6. Putting in place appropriate measures and mitigation to act as deterrents to criminals and risks against corporation property;
    7. Ensuring reduced crime prevalence through prevention, detection, and investigation strategies;
    8. Ensuring protection of life and property within REREC premises;
    9. Liaising with Human Resource Department on Workplace Violence/Conflict Resolution and creating security awareness;
    10. Ensuring security of the parking area;
    11. Ensuring all the doors around the offices are properly locked after working hours; and
    12. Monitoring the alarms and make arrangement for evacuation in case of emergency;

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience and at least four (4) years’ in a management role in comparable and relevant position;
    2. Bachelors degree in Security Management, Criminology, Social Sciences or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    3. Masters degree in Security Management, Criminology, Social Sciences or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; a relevant field from a recognized institution;
    4. Served in Disciplined forces;
    5. Member of a professional body in good standing;
    6. Certificate in management course lasting not less four (4) weeks
    7. Physically, mentally and medically fit;
    8. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    9. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    General Manager, Finance and ICT

    FINANCE AND ICT DIRECTORATE

    GRADE REREC 2 (1 POST)

    Job Specifications

    1. Overseeing all issues regarding the financing of Corporation activities and advise the management on financial planning strategies and policies;
    2. Develop and implement sound financial management policies and procedures;
    3. Plan and coordinate timely preparation of annual Work Plans and budget estimates for the Corporation;
    4. Develop and manage internal controls and compliance;
    5. Participate in developing resource mobilization strategies;
    6. Oversee preparation of the Annual Report and Financial Statements of Accounts in accordance with accounting standards and procedures;Monitor and evaluate funds applications and accountability;
    7. Developing and overseeing the implementation of a dynamic corporate strategy that is able to deliver services and results as envisioned in the strategic plan; Ensure prudent and optimal utilization of Corporation funds and Assets;
    8. Provide up to date, accurate and prompt management accounts and reports to the management and the board;
    9. Providing oversight to the Corporation’s ICT affairs, ensuring that the Corporation has the right and efficient ICT resources to meet its objectives; 
    10. Participating in the development and review of the Institution’s strategic plan; and
    11. Overseeing operations of ICT and Finance and Accounts departments.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of twelve (12) years relevant work experience five (5) years of which must have been in senior management;
    2. Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Business Administration, Business management (Finance or Accounting option) or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business management (Finance or Accounting option) or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Relevant Professional qualification; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA);
    5. Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than our (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    6. Membership in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other relevant recognized professional body;
    7. Proficiency in computer applications; and
    8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

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    General Manager, Internal Audit

    INTERNAL AUDIT DIRECTORATE

    GRADE REREC 2

    Job Specifications

    1. Serving as the Secretary to the Board Audit Committee;
    2. Coordinating the developing a comprehensive internal risk based audit strategy and annual plan;
    3. Developing work programmes to ensure that audits are planned and well managed;
    4. Preparing Internal Audit systems, procedures and guidelines;
    5. Reviewing the Internal Audit for approval by the Audit Committee and Board Audit Committee for approval by the Board for implementation;
    6. Reviewing and coordinating the investigations in the Corporation based on audit findings or as directed by the Board Committee;
    7. Implementing the annual audit plan through execution of financial, compliance reviews, value for money and performance audit reviews for various Directorates of the Corporation;
    8. Coordinating the planning and execution of the audits to assess internal controls, operational, technical efficiencies and compliance with selected policies, procedures and regulations;
    9. Advising senior management on key audit issues and recommendations through exit meetings;
    10. Ensuring that the internal controls are reviewed and documented on their effectiveness and adequacy;
    11. Driving operational improvements throughout the Corporation to improve overall efficiencies and enhance internal controls;
    12. Preparing and submitting audit reports to the Audit Committee of the Board;
    13. Liaising with the Auditor General Office and ensure follow up on the process of implementation of Internal and external audit recommendations;
    14. Providing assurance to the Board on the implementation of the Enterprise Risk Management framework;
    15. Prepare and monitor the annual budget of the Internal Audit Directorate;
    16. Supervising, mentoring, coaching and monitoring performance management of the Directorate; staff; and
    17. Participate in meetings of Stakeholders, Management and Board as necessary.

    Person Specifications

    1. A minimum period of twelve (12) years in relevant work and at least five (5) years in a management role in a comparable and relevant position in public service or public sector;
    2. Masters degree in any of the following; Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Engineering or their equivalent qualification from a relevant institution;
    3. Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering or other recognized relevant qualifications;
    4. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (K), or ACCA, or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certified Financial Analysis or its equivalent and either;
    5. Certified Quality Assessor/Evaluator from the Institute of Internal Auditor
    6. Certified Process Professional (CPP);
    7. Membership to a professional body: Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK), Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya), IEK/EBK;
    8. Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    9. Proficiency in computer applications;
    10. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    11. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    Method of Application

    Application Procedure:

    1. Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;
    2. All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Form (Click here to Download) and send the same in EXCEL to the Chief Executive Officer on [email protected]. Kindly note that PDF and SCANNED bio data will be rejected.
    3. 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).
    4. 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.
    5. Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
    6. 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 22nd December, 2020.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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