UETCL Job Careers – Manager, Planning and Investments at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited

Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company
Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Managing Director/CEO
About UETCL:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible
for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the
electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is
also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. Our
Vision is: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission
and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in
Uganda.”
Job Summary: The Manager, Planning and Investments will
majorly be responsible for the coordination of planning and investment on the
transmission infrastructure to secure and optimize usage of power in Uganda and
the Eastern Africa region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1. Main System Planning Design:
  • Forecast the energy
    and peak demand outlook for usage and make generation and transmission
    plans to match future system capacity to the load.
  • Make sure that system
    developments are effectively designed and specified to meet approved
    corporate plans.
2. Policies and Standards:
  • Ensure the progressive
    development and implementation of effective transmission policies and
    standards for the development of all transmission and sub-transmission
    activities.
3. Budget and Cost Control:
  • Produce budgets and
    monitor costs of Transmission activities in the Planning and Investments
    Department.
  • UETCL Transport and
    Spares
  • Ensure provision of
    transport and spares for UETCL fleet.
4. Environment:
  • Ensure assurance that
    all installations and work undertaken by UETCL is compliant with all
    relevant and required environmental standards.
  • Safety
  • Make sure that there
    is audit of safety rules/codes of practice for compliance
5. System Development:
  • Ensure that systems
    meet with users’ approval and are consistent with UETCL policy and
    business strategy.
6. System Operations:
  • Guarantee an
    operations service that meets prescribed deadlines and standards.
  • Perform any other
    duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate should
    hold a Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree in Electrical Engineering. Master’s
    Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in related field shall be an added
    advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years
    of Professional Working Experience in Electrical Power System Planning of
    which five (5) years should have been at Middle Management Level.
  • Professional
    registration with relevant body.
  • Comprehensive
    knowledge of power plant and transmission network technology landscape.
  • Detailed knowledge and
    understanding of power plant and transmission and network operations.
  • Excellent leadership
    Skills.
  • Good Project
    Management Skills.
  • Excellent analytical
    Skills.
  • Good Decision making
    skills.
  • Excellent report
    writing skills.
  • Good negotiation
    skills.
  • A person of high
    integrity and is motivated, innovative and result oriented and a committed
    team player.
Age: Between 35 – 50 years.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified applicants should send their applications
enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials
along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime
contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three (3) referees to:
The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration,
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL),
P.O. Box 7625,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline:  16th June, 2014.

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