UEGCL Employment Opportunity – Head of Business Performance

Organization: Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UEGCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
About UEGCL:
Uganda Electricity Generation
Company Ltd was incorporated in March 2001 under the Companies Act, 2012 on the
basis of the Public Enterprises Reform and Divestiture Act, Cap 98 and
Electricity Act, Cap 145.  UEGCL is
wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda. UEGCL’s key role is
to – carry on the business of electric power generation and sale within Uganda
or for export to neighbouring countries; build, operate and maintain
Electricity Generation Plants; monitor the operation and maintenance of its
Concessioned Assets – Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations; provide Technical
Support as and when required by the Government of the Republic of Uganda
through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development; Implement Flagship
Hydropower Plant Projects of Karuma (600MW) and Isimba (183MW; organize,
support, encourage and maintain training facilities in technical and related
fields, amongst others.
Job Summary: The Head of
Business Performance will steer and manage the Business Performance Department
and ensure existence of an effective performance management framework that
supports continuous performance improvement of the company; leading corporate
performance management through Balanced Scorecard framework; coordinating
innovation and key business re-engineering programmes; setting clear objectives
in order to maximize divisional, departmental, and individual performance;
coordinating knowledge management and transfer from both internal and external
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement
    and institutionalize an effective accountability system across the Company
    through a rigorous Strategy Execution management process.
  • Develop
    and steer a strategic communication plan to ensure deep understanding and
    execution of strategic objectives by all employees via effective alignment
    of the Company Vision, Mission, Values, strategy, structure, and skills.
  • Steer
    and coordinate the development of the Annual Planning Cycle for all
    Divisions and ensure alignment to the Strategic Plan.
  • Drive
    the translation of the Company Strategy into Strategy Map and Balanced
    Scorecard by standardizing terminology and measurement definitions across
    the organization and explicitly define objectives /measures and targets.
  • Establish
    and ensure effective implementation of an appropriate Strategy monitoring
    and evaluation framework to assess UEGCL compliance with strategic and
    operational plans.
  • Works
    in liaison with Division Heads to ensure robust mechanisms for continuous
    operational and business improvement processes, performance measurement
    systems are in place to ensure sustainable efficiency improvements.
  • Ensure
    that a credible and robust operating performance data base is well
    maintained and generate necessary information for objective decision
    making of the Board and Top Management of the UEGCL.
  • Manage
    accountable Business Performance reporting to provide performance insights
    and required mitigations through cascading Balanced Scorecards to both
    Senior Executives in Business and Support functions.
  • Conduct
    continuous Business Processes Analysis and Improvements based on
    continuous process value analysis relative to the strategy and integrate
    the Balanced Scorecard and incentive mechanisms.
  • Ensure
    that high impact tactical business re-engineering programs are developed
    and implemented to achieve UEGCL Strategic objectives.
  • Ensure
    that business re-engineering programmes are effectively monitored,
    evaluated and feedback on way forward given to management.
  • Prepare
    Board papers including the CEO reports and Quarterly Strategy Execution
    progress reports and performance status reports for the Board.
  • Actively
    coordinate monthly operational review meetings and quarterly strategic
    review meetings to examine progress and overall business performance.
  • Keen
    tracking, monitoring and progress reporting on Top Management decisions as
    well as preparation and development of corporate presentations.
  • Manage
    the internal performance contracting process by leading and coordinating
    target setting, negotiations & signing between Board, Management and
  • Manage
    the development of knowledge harvest and management framework and
    implementation of knowledge transfer within the organization.
  • Coordinate
    and drive comparative competition, best-practice benchmarking &
    knowledge sharing, both internally and externally.
  • Provide
    Technical Support to CEO’s Office on operational and strategic issues.
  • Ensure
    that implemented development projects and programmes are effectively
    evaluated in respect to efficiency, effectiveness and impact, and advise
    management accordingly.
  • Ensure
    accurate documentation of the company’s business re-engineering
    initiatives for possible company image enhancement.
  • Actively
    participate in reform initiatives related to UEGCL with other stakeholders
    e.g.MEMD, ERA, MoFPED, etc.
  • Actively
    coordinate preparation and submission of departmental budgets and plans
    for approval and ensure effective monitoring and management of costs.
  • Coordinate
    with the Human Resources Division to identify, develop, deploy and retain
    talented staff within the division including completing performance
    appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and on
    time in accordance with the established performance management system.
  • Carry
    out any other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Head of Business Performance should possess a Degree and Postgraduate
    qualification in Engineering, Business Management, Economics, Statistics
    or related discipline.
  • Affiliation
    to the relevant professional bodies will be an added advantage
  • At
    least five (5) years’ of post qualification experience in a vibrant
  • Possess
    professional skills and experience in Performance Management,
    Institutional Development, Monitoring and Evaluation and systems
  • Proven
    leadership and negotiation skills
  • Excellent
    planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent
    analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent
    communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Thorough
    knowledge and understanding of corporate and industry practices,
    processes, and standards
  • Proven
    ability to establish and maintain effective business relationships and
    partnerships with key stakeholders.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and high level of integrity
  • Self-drive,
    resilience and strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Computer
    literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications with copies of their
academic documents and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full
addresses physically to:
The Chief Executive Officer,
Uganda Electricity Generation
Company Ltd (UEGCL),
3rd Floor, UEDCL Tower,
Plot 37 Nakasero Road P.O. Box
75831, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 20th March, 2015 by 5.00 p.m.
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