Project Administrator Job Careers – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job
Title:        
 Project
Administrator
Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
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
Project Administrator (PA) will mainly ensure effective implementation and
management of project activities. The administrator shall support the timely
delivery of project management team objectives and shall be the contact point
for all aspects of the project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the development and maintenance of an effective
    administrative and reporting environment that facilitates the achievement
    of the Project’s goals and objectives.
  • Support the Project Coordinator and Component Coordinators in the administrative
    management of the PMU.
  • Managing and monitoring of PMU resources, equipment and systems such
    as personnel, vehicles, laptops and reporting tools/systems to ensure
    proper and optimal utilization.
  • Ensure that monitoring reports, correspondences, progress reports,
    minutes of meetings and all key deliverables are prepared, produced and
    submitted within the agreed format and timeframe to the required.
  • Provide administrative support to the project management team and
    assist in coordinating the deliverables of the consultant and contractor
    to ensure all activities are harmonized
  • Attend and assist in the coordinating/facilitating of meetings of
    designated activities under each component in the project workplan such as
    workshops, launches, commissioning and other project activities.
  • Secure and maintain records/files.
  • Undertakes administrative duties such as preparing correspondences
    for internal and external stakeholders; assistance in the development and
    implementation of project workplan; maintain an efficient filing system;
    assist in the preparation of monthly and other periodic reports; draft
    responses to correspondence as directed; prepare letters, memoranda,
    agendas, facsimiles; assist in the coordination of Project activities and
    coordinate project reports etc.
  • Performs other related functions assigned from time to time by the
    head of department.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business
    Administration.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experiences in a similar assignment.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management or Monitoring and
    Evaluation is desired.
  • Master’s Degree in related field will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • A good command of IT applications
  • Ability to multi-task and work with limited supervision
  • Experience in the energy sector will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their typed cover letters,
detailed Curriculum Vitae and certificates plus names and addresses of 3
reputable referees to:
The Executive
Director,
Rural
Electrification Agency,
Plot 10 Windsor
Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor,
House of Hope
P.O. Box 7317
Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 28th June 2019
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