2 Connections Project Officer Job Opportunities – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)




Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Connections Officer
About US:
Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
is the secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) established by
statutory instrument 2001 No. 75. REA is mandated to implement Government’s
rural electrification programs. The Government of Uganda through REA is
implementing a number of electricity connection projects with financial support
from development partners to meet national electricity access targets.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate connection activities of the
    Electricity Service Providers and manage consultancies in the allocated
    Service Territories.
  • Provide support in the preparation of
    projects to accelerate connections.
  • Prepare project monthly, quarterly and
    annual work plans, monitoring plans and budgets.
  • Manage the implementation of connection
    projects by Service Providers and prepare progress reports.
  • Carry out desk and physical monitoring of
    connection projects in Service Territories to ensure compliance with
    project requirements.
  • Identify any challenges by SPs and support
    them to meet set targets.
  • Collect connection data, update database
    and analyze information to establish connection trends and advise on the
    necessary interventions.
  • Work closely with the GIS unit to maintain
    an up-to-date database for all connections,
  • Offer support on inventory and finance
    management for connection materials
  • Assist in carrying out project awareness
    and mobilization activities.
  • Carry out any other relevant activities
    assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics,
  • Management and Statistics.
  • Possession of a Post Graduate
    qualification in Project Management or Monitoring will be an added
    advantage.
  • At least five years of practical working
    experience in project management and monitoring of projects in a reputable
    organization.
  • Previous experience working with donor
    funded projects
  • Age: Below 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant
academic documents together with names of three professional referees (and
their email / day time telephone contacts) to:
The Executive Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Plot 10 Windsor
Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor, House of Hope P.O. Box 7317 Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 6th October
2017 by 5:00PM

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