Manager, Corporate Planning Career Opportunity – Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title:       Manager, Corporate Planning
Organisation: Electricity
Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director,
Financial Services
About Us:
The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) is a statutory body
established in accordance with the Electricity Act, 1999 (Chapter 145, Laws of
Uganda). The Act empowers ERA to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale,
Export, Import-and Distribution of electrical energy in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Manager,
Corporate Planning will play a leading role in the translation of ERA’s vision
and mission drawn from its mandate and statutory functions, into strategies and
priority actions to be implemented in the medium to long term in fulfilment of
the expectations and aspirations of all the industry stakeholders. The
incumbent will coordinate preparation of the Authority’s Strategic and Business
plans. The jobholder will also regularly monitor and evaluate ERA’s
performance, coordinate regional activities and support the Chief Executive
Office in preparation of technical papers.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop and review ERA’s Strategic and Business
plans.
·        
Develop, review and enforce compliance with
internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
·        
Establish the institutional framework for
monitoring and evaluation of the Authority’s Strategic and Business Plans.
·        
The incumbent will set appropriate Key
Performance Indicators at departmental and institutional level to track key
performance areas of the Authority.
·        
Perform a function of Secretary to Management
meetings.
·        
Prepare and publish the Authority’s performance
reports.
·        
Prepare technical presentations, papers and
reports for the Chief Executive Officer.
·        
Coordinate activities of Regional Regulatory
Associations.
·        
Supervise, appraise, mentor, develop and train
staff in the unit.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time by the Director, Financial Services.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant for the Electricity Regulatory
Authority (ERA) Manager, Corporate Planning job opportunity should hold a
Master’s degree in Economics, Finance or Business Administration.
·        
An Honour’s degree (Upper Second class) in
Engineering, Economics, Commerce, Finance, or Business Administration.
·        
At least eight years relevant working
experience.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of the
Electricity Supply Industry in Uganda and developing countries in general.
·        
Significant experience in strategy formulation
and execution and knowledge of the balanced score card.
·        
The
candidate must attach evidence to support each of the above.
·        
Be result-oriented.
·        
Be a team player with a high degree of
professionalism.
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Posses excellent communication skills.
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Good writing skills.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills.
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Have proficiency in relevant computer packages.
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Excellent analytical skills.
·        
Good leadership skills.
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Age: Between 32 – 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters and enclose copies of: Detailed Curriculum Vitae
(indicating daytime telephone number (s), fax or email address of the applicant
and daytime telephone numbers, fax or email addresses of three Referees) and
relevant transcripts and certificates. The applications should be delivered
preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:
The Manager, Human Resources & Administration,
Electricity Regulatory Authority,
Plot 15, Shimoni Road,
P. O. Box 10332, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 18th
November, 2016 by 5:00 PM
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