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  • Ongoing Graduate Recruitment at Rural Electrification Authority

  • Posted on: 17 April, 2019 Deadline: 30 April, 2019
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  • The Rural Electrification Authority, a State Corporation established under the Energy Act No. 12 of 2006, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of Kenya. It is also the lead agency in the development and promotion of renewable energy in Kenya. Through its mandate, the Authority seeks to improve the socio-economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas. Since commencing operations in the 2008/09 financial year, the Authority has endeavoured to realize this objective and through its efforts, 70% of all the public facilities now have electricity. Moving forward, the Authority will put more focus on renewable energy to provide electricity to areas far away from the national grid network.

    Technician

     

    Job Details

    • Assisting in testing transformers;
    • Collecting data from all counties and prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports;
    • Assisting in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports;
    • Assisting in Implementation of Projects;
    • Assisting in identifying counties earmarked for the renewable energy projects;
    • Assisting to conduct preliminary survey in the institutions;
    • Assisting in Promotion of renewable energy;
    • Assisting in design of renewable energy projects;
    • Assisting to assess renewable energy needs;
    • Assisting to inspect renewable energy projects;
    • Participate in the development of departmental budgets and annual work plans.

    Qualifications

    • Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Civil engineering, Structural Engineering or a related field from a recognized institution;
    • IT proficiency;
    • Technical skills;
    • Knowledge of the industry and energy sector;
    • Communication skills;
    • Interpersonal skills;
    • Demonstrated Integrity.

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    Design Manager

     

    Job Details

    • Identify and Design Renewable Energy projects;
    • Supervision of construction lines and design works;
    • Commissioning of completed projects and preparation of construction and customer connections as per set standards;
    • Implement policies and programmes on power system design;
    • Compile projects technical reports including Design, Survey, Cartography and Wayleave;
    • Implement policies and programmes on power system design;
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to design of distribution and transmission lines as necessary;
    • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of Construction Performance Contracts;
    • Working with Corporate Planning in reviewing annually preparation of the Rural Electrification projects plan;
    • Coordinate and supervise construction of all REA grid projects;
    • Ensure that records of all grid projects constructed in the country are properly kept both at the Regional office and head office;
    • Responsible for the development of designs for all grid extension projects as per the acceptable standards;
    • Verify and authorize technical reports and designs and estimates drawings;
    • Recommending location of proposed distribution networks including primary and secondary feeding substations by preparing description of project works, materials schedules and cost estimates;
    • Verify and with consultation with the General Manager and CEO authorize way leaves compensation payments;
    • Ensure that all projects are constructed as per the acceptable construction industry standards;
    • Development of Business proposal;
    • Ensure Audit of Projects and programmes;
    • Oversee project implementation through to commissioning;
    • Update The Director on work progress, liaison with stake holders, department requirements and other relevant information geared towards enhancing smooth operation of the department;
    • Maintain operational linkages with other department/sections of the Corporation;
    • Manage human, financial and material resources assigned to the section;
    • Budget preparation and budgetary control;
    • Participate in development of the Department’s Work plan and budget;
    • Participate in departmental committee meetings as appropriate;
    • Develop comprehensive annual work plan for department.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical/electronic or any other related field from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree in a related field;
    • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
    • 9 years relevant working experience, with at least 5 years at management level;
    • Compliance with values and Principles of Public service;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Attended a senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    • Decision making and problem solving skills;
    • Strong Leadership, planning and supervisory skills;
    • Excellent analytical and Communication skills;
    • Networking and relationship building skills;
    • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Construction Manager - 2 positions

     

    REA 3

    Responsibilities

    • Identify and Design Renewable Energy projects;
    • Supervision of construction lines and design works;
    • Commissioning of completed projects and preparation of construction and customer connections as per set standards;
    • Implement policies and programmes on power system design;
    • Compile projects technical reports including Design, Survey, Cartography and Wayleave;
    • Implement policies and programmes on power system design;
    • Provide technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to design of distribution and transmission lines as necessary;
    • Monitoring and evaluating implementation of Construction Performance Contracts;
    • Working with Corporate Planning in reviewing annually preparation of the Rural Electrification projects plan;
    • Coordinate and supervise construction of all REA grid projects;
    • Ensure that records of all grid projects constructed in the country are properly kept both at the Regional office and head office;
    • Responsible for the development of designs for all grid extension projects as per the acceptable standards;
    • Verify and authorize technical reports and designs and estimates drawings;
    • Recommending location of proposed distribution networks including primary and secondary feeding substations by preparing description of project works, materials schedules and cost estimates;
    • Verify and with consultation with the General Manager and CEO authorize way leaves compensation payments;
    • Ensure that all projects are constructed as per the acceptable construction industry standards;
    • Development of Business proposal;
    • Ensure Audit of Projects and programmes;
    • Oversee project implementation through to commissioning;
    • Update The Director on work progress, liaison with stake holders, department requirements and other relevant information geared towards enhancing smooth operation of the department;
    • Maintain operational linkages with other department/sections of the Corporation;
    • Manage human, financial and material resources assigned to the section;
    • Budget preparation and budgetary control;
    • Participate in development of the Department’s Work plan and budget;
    • Participate in departmental committee meetings as appropriate;
    • Develop comprehensive annual work plan for department.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical/electronic or any other related field from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree in a related field;
    • Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
    • 9 years relevant working experience, with at least 5 years at management level;
    • Compliance with values and Principles of Public service;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Attended a senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
    • Decision making and problem solving skills;
    • Strong Leadership, planning and supervisory skills;
    • Excellent analytical and Communication skills;
    • Networking and relationship building skills;
    • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Environmentalist

     

    Job Details

    • Preparation and evaluation of tenders for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for projects.
    • Carrying out Environmental Audits for existing projects (off grid power stations as well as long grid lines).
    • Preparation of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects as well as proposals for sale of carbon credits.
    • Participate in carbon trading negotiations.
    • Supervising the environmental and social impact assessment for REA’S projects;
    • Assessing the mitigation measures to address project impacts and identifying opportunities for value addition;
    • Conducting of statutory Annual Environmental Audits these include all REA’S region offices distribution line project;
    • Implementing of environmental management plans- distribution line construction and off grid projects;
    • Liaising with development partners to adopt best environmental socio-economic practices and comply with relevant frameworks as well as other performance standards;
    • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental science or equivalent degree from a recognized university;
    • Registration with relevant environmental body;
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
    • Results oriented;
    • Proficient with office computer application;
    • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Senior Engineer

     

    Job Details

    • Ensuring safety standards are adhered to during the construction of grid projects;
    • Design, Supervision and commissioning of the project;
    • Development of the Department’s Work plan and budget;
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports;
    • Implementation of the performance management system in the section;
    • Participate in departmental meetings;
    • Identify renewable energy projects including those sponsored by development partners;
    • Participate in factory acceptance test, supervision and commissioning;
    • Participate in the implementation of the performance management system in the section;
    • Prepare purchase order for projects in the department;
    • Supervise the design works in the department by the design team technicians and ensures that the work is done as per the set standards and is completed on schedule;
    • Collect and analyse technical data and prepare preliminary budget estimates for individual projects for planning purposes.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering;
    • Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya as Registered Engineer;
    • Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya;
    • At least 7 years of relevant work experience with at least 4 years of supervisory experience;
    • Attended a management course lasting not less than four weeks;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Decision making and problem solving skills;
    • Leadership skills;
    • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Principal Supply Chain Management Officer

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist in providing secretariat services to the Disposal Committee;
    • Coordinating periodic stock taking, control, audit and interpreting the reports;
    • Consolidating periodic stores returns;
    • Maintaining an up-to-date database of the Board’s assets;
    • Coordinating preparation and management of inventory control register;
    • Implementing inventory and assets management techniques and approaches;
    • Developing and overseeing implementation of asset management systems;
    • Monitoring implementation of asset acquisition and disposal plans;
    • Maintaining assets register, transfer and valuation;
    • Reviewing of Supply Chain Manual;
    • Ensuring proper maintenance of an up-to-date assets database; and
    • Complying with Procurement Act.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Served in the grade of Senior Supply Chain Management Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Procurement and Supply Chain Management; Purchasing and Supplies Management; Supply Chain Management; Procurement and Contract Management; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Procurement and Logistics Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Master’s degree relevant field;
    • Have Certificate in Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Have Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
    • Have full membership to a professional body; and
    • Have demonstrated outstanding professional competence in supply chain management work;
    • Demonstrate values of governance as provided in the Constitution of Kenya;
    • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Chief Engineer, Construction, REA 5

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Participate in development of the Department’s Work plan and budget;
    • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sectional reports;
    • Participate in the implementation of the performance management system in the section;
    • Identify renewable energy projects including those sponsored by development partners;
    • Design of projects;
    • Prepare tenders documents;
    • Evaluate tenders and presentation to tender committee;
    • Participate in factory acceptance test, supervision and commissioning;
    • Prepare and review materials specifications;
    • Supervise the construction of Projects;
    • Ensure all contracts awarded in the department are promptly issued to the various contractors;
    • Participate in preparation of pre-feasibility study report, which is presented to management for approval of a full feasibility study;
    • Preparation of department monthly performance reports;
    • Development of budget and preparation of service purchase;

    Requirements for appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewable Energy;
    • Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya as Registered Engineer;
    • Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya;
    • At least 7 years of relevant work experience with at least 4 years of supervisory experience;
    • Attended a management course lasting not less than four weeks;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Decision making and problem solving skills;
    • Leadership skills;
    • Demonstrated Integrity;
    • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution.

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    Senior Accountant, REA 6 - 2 positions

     

    Duties and responsibilities

    • Processing payment vouchers;
      Examining payment vouchers;
    • Preparing financial management reports;
    • Complying with financial processes and procedures;
    • Complying with regulations pertaining to financial management and controls;
    • Ensuring projects overheads remittances are done;
    • Undertaking daily banking;
    • Carrying out data analysis to support preparation of accounting reports;
    • Balancing cashbooks on daily basis and providing cash liquidity analysis;
    • Preparing bank reconciliations and maintaining general ledger accounts;
    • Maintaining of customers and suppliers records for the purpose of payment; Handling petty cash;
    • Maintaining all the funds and cash records;
    • Writing cheques and posting payments and receipt vouchers in the cashbooks; and
    • Preparing withholding and Value Added Tax returns.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • Have served in the grade of Accountant for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Commerce (Accounting option); Commerce (Finance option); Business Administration (Accounting option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Be Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Be proficient in accounting packages;
    • Certificate in computer applications from a recognized institution;
    • Attended a supervisory course lasting not less than four weeks;
    • Have shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
    • Meets the provision of chapter six of the constitution.

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    Chief Human Resource Officer, REA 5

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Monitoring and coordinating implementation of human resource management policies, rules and regulations;
    • Developing and institutionalizing performance appraisal process;
    • Maintaining professional human resource management standards;
    • Advising on career development and review of Career Progression Guidelines;
    • Advising on staff disciplinary process;
    • Coordinating industrial relations and staff welfare;
    • Administration of payroll and staff complement;
    • Coordinating training and development of Staff;
    • Appointment, Deployment/transfer of staff;
    • Coordinating staff medical Scheme and Pension;
    • Overseeing budgeting, allocation and optimal utilization of training resources and opportunities;
    • Reviewing of terms and conditions of service and providing employees counselling services;
    • Ensuring compliance with all the statutory and regulatory requirements relating to Human Resource and Administration; and
    • Managing and developing staff.

    Requirements for appointment

    • Have served in the grade of Senior Human Resource Management Officer for a minimum period of three (3) years;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or any other social science
    • Post Graduate Diploma in human resource management
    • Have Certificate in Strategic Leadership lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution
    • Have full membership of a professional body in the Human Resource field;
    • Have demonstrated outstanding professional competence as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

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    Senior Legal Clerk, REA 8

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist in receiving sermons for litigation matters and opening court files;
    • Assist in managing court diaries and files;
    • Assist in managing bring ups on all legal matters;
    • Assist in drafting of court pleadings;
    • Assist in responding to correspondences and issues arising out of court matters;
    • Open files for new cases and keep an up to date record of all court cases;
    • Develop and maintain the filing registry for the Directorate;
    • Assist in managing and updating the court diary;
    • Assist in updating the record on laws of Kenya;
    • Assist the corporation secretary in preparing board papers including photocopying binding and circulation;
    • Assist in attending to claimants and external advocates queries;
    • Following up payments of judgments award, claimant lawyers and claimant from finance Directorates;
    • Assist in preparing reports on litigation matters;
    • Ensure that insurance policies and performance bonds for contractors are always up to date; and
    • To inform contractors to renew performance bonds and insurance.

    Requirements for appointment

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (L LB ) and Postgraduate diploma in Law;
    • Registered with relevant professional Board;
    • IT proficiency;
    • Minute writing skills;
    • Litigation skills;
    • Report Drafting and writing skills;
    • Demonstrated integrity.

    Method of Application

    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 which should be obtained in the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation website and send the same in soft not scanned to the Chief Executive Officer on jobs@rea.co.ke

    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 their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates.

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

    Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Applications should reach:

    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 30th April, 2019.

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