Manager Service Territory Development and Operations Employment Opportunity – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Deputy Executive Director/Technical Operations
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.
Job Summary:
The Manager Service Territory Development and Operations (MSTDO) will oversee
the operations of service territories to ensure compliance with regulatory and
legal frameworks in order to meet the Government electricity access and
consumption targets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise service territories operations
    to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and the lease
    agreements.
  • Develop and recommend appropriate sound
    management principles aimed at enhancing operational efficiency of the
    service providers.
  • Support the development of service
    territory business plans to ensure alignment with government goals and
    priorities periodically reviewed and updated.
  • Develop asset management plan for
    electricity networks with a key focus on network reliability and
    operational efficiency.
  • Conduct periodic performance assessment
    of electricity service providers and identify business growth
    opportunities for support.
  • Establish, promote and maintain
    strategic linkages with key stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement appropriate
    strategies and initiatives to spur growth in electricity consumption and
    access.
  • Manage departmental resources and
    activities including but not limited to budgeting, procurement and human
    resource.
  • Perform any other duties as will be
    assigned from time to time by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,
    Economics, or Management.
  • A Master’s degree in Management is a
    must.
  • Should be a registered practitioner or
    affiliated to a recognised professional body.
  • At least five years’ experience at
    senior level of management.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience
    working in utility planning, management and regulation.
  • If an engineer – Membership with
    Engineers Registration Board is a must
  • Proven project management experience.
  • A demonstrable background of
    professional and strategic leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
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: 8th June 2018
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