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:  
·        
Drive
transition from the current skills resource set to a new skills set of people
in a non-disruptive manner.
·        
Develop
appropriate KPI’s for System Operations.
·        
Develop
professional Control and SCADA teams.
·        
Articulate
the new network operating practice to all Umeme staff and instilling a new
culture,
·        
Make
sure that all personnel involved in operations AND System Operations activities
comply with ORHVS and legal and regulatory Safety Standards and practices.
·        
Actively
participate in the development of a well thought load management strategy and
the communication strategy.
·        
Develop
a dashboard reporting system that ensures network performance information is
available online to key management and staff.
·        
Actively
participate in the development of an effective Stakeholder management plan.
·        
Compile
and submit Key Management reports for the organization fit-for-purpose and in a
timely manner
·        
Ensure
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:  recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug.
Kindly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of your
mail.
Deadline: Tuesday 19th May, 2015 by 17:00
Hours
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