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Job Description

Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail: -

  •  Developing masterplan for grid networks for the Corporation;
  • Overseeing the Design, Construction, Operation and Management in the Corporation
  • Ensuring efficient and effective organizational direction, management and coordination of activities and programmes in the Directorate;
  • Ensuring the projects identified are designed and implemented on time in an efficient and effective manner and in accordance with the industry acceptable standards and as per the REREC strategic plan;
  • Providing efficient and timely technical advice on all technical matters;
  • Promoting management and technological innovations to enhance the directorates efficiency;
  • Establishing operational linkages with other directorates of the Corporation; and
  • Establishing collaboration linkages with other relevant stakeholders in the energy sector.

Person specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

  • A minimum period of twelve (12) years’ of relevant work experience five (5) of which must have been in senior management level;
  • Masters degree in any of the following: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management, or relevant degree from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following: Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, Electronics Engineering or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Registered with Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Member of the Institute of Engineers of Kenya;
  • Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Knowledge of the industry and energy sector;
  • Demonstrated competence in work performance;
  • Proficiency in computer Applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Competencies and Skills

In addition, the candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Strategic and innovative thinking;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Negotiation skills; and
  • Team player.

    Method of Application

    Application Procedure:

    • Apply for the position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;
    • All applicants MUSTcomplete the BIO DATA Form (click here to upload) and send the same in EXCEL to the Chief Executive Officer on [email protected]. Kindly note that PDF and SCANNED bio data will be rejected.
    • Candidates must submit VALID clearance certificates namely;
    • Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Corporation,
    • Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
    • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
    • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
    • Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, CERTIFIED copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates.
    • Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
    • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Applications should be sent to:

    The Chief Executive Officer,
    Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation,
    Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,
    P.O Box 34585-00100,

    So as to reach on/or before 6th July, 2021.

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