Compliance Engineer Job Opportunity – Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title:       Compliance Engineer

Organisation: Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, Technical Compliance and Monitoring
About US:
The
Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) is a statutory body established in
accordance with the Electricity Act, 1999 (Cap. 145 of the Laws of Uganda). The
Act empowers ERA to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale, Export, Import
and Distribution of electrical energy in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Compliance Engineer will primarily monitor
and enforce compliance of licensed utilities with license terms and conditions,
the Electricity Act, 1999 and the regulations made under the Act.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly monitor and enforce technical
    compliance of licensed utilities with license terms and conditions.
  • Develop and. continuously update performance
    standards, benchmarks and codes of practice.
  • Carry out inspections and investigations
    required to ensure power supply availability, reliability and quality of
    supply and service of the licensees.
  • Actively participate in investment approvals
    and verification for licensees.
  • Offer technical support to the Consumer and
    Public Affairs Unit in respect to handling of consumer complaints of a
    technical nature and carryout inspections and investigations as may be
    necessary.
  • Perform any other official duties as may be
    reasonably assigned by the supervisor or Management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold an
    Honours degree in Electrical Engineering from a formally recognized
    institution. Possession of a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering is
    an added advantage.
  • The applicant must be registered with UIPE/
    ERB.
  • A minimum of four year’ experience in a busy
    organization.
  • Working knowledge of the Electricity
    regulatory frameworks (Laws, applicable regulations, guidelines and
    policies).
  • Prior experience in technical /engineering
    Audits.
  • Be of high moral character with a demonstrable
    degree of integrity.
  • Be performance oriented and ready to work for
    long hours in and outside Kampala.
  • Working knowledge of power system planning.
  • Good team player.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to cope under pressure.
  • Age: Between 28 – 40 years
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application
letters, detailed Curriculum Vita and relevant certificates including daytime
telephone number or e-mail address of the applicant and addresses (including
daytime telephone number or e-mail address) of three professional referees.
The
applications should be delivered preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:
The
Manager Human Resources & Administration,
Electricity
Regulatory Authority,
Plot
15, Shimoni Road,
P.
O. Box 10332, Kampala – Uganda
N.B. Applicants who do not meet the stipulated minimum
requirements need not apply.
Deadline: 12th February, 2016

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