Control Centre Operations Manager – Umeme

Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: Senior Manager Operations
About US:
Umeme is a public company cross listed on
both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi Securities Exchange with
over 6,483 shareholders, including high value international institutional
investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a structural monopoly in the
distribution of electricity across Uganda, distributing 99% of electricity in
Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary:  The Control Centre Operations Manager will ensure
Control Operations are professional, efficient, System Based and in line with
ORHVS and develop a culture based on the new-way-of-work in Umeme and the SCADA
system availability for operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
transition from the current skills resource set to a new skills set of people
in a non-disruptive manner.
appropriate KPI’s for System Operations.
professional Control and SCADA teams.
the new network operating practice to all Umeme staff and instilling a new
sure that all personnel involved in operations AND System Operations activities
comply with ORHVS and legal and regulatory Safety Standards and practices.
participate in the development of a well thought load management strategy and
the communication strategy.
a dashboard reporting system that ensures network performance information is
available online to key management and staff.
participate in the development of an effective Stakeholder management plan.
and submit Key Management reports for the organization fit-for-purpose and in a
timely manner
100% availability for the entire spectrum of SCADA System
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
The ideal
candidate for the Control Centre Operations Manager should hold a B.Sc.
Electrical Engineering, a Post Graduate Qualification in System Operations
A minimum
of five (5) years’ experience in a Control Centre Environment in an Electricity
Distribution Environment. Passion for safety and personal attributes such as
Achievement Orientation are key competencies for this role.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send their applications and updated CVs clearly detailing
your suitability for the position in terms of required qualifications and
experience to:
Kindly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of your
Deadline: Tuesday 19th May, 2015 by 17:00
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