Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Officer Jobs – Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)

Organization: Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal Network Investment Officer
About UEDCL:
Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company
incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below
voltage Electricity distribution network and all the operational assets
associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company
monitors Umeme Ltd investment, generation and distribution of thermal power in
the districts of Moroto, Moyo, Adjumani and Kalangala, operation of the pole
plant at Lugogo and execution of some rural electrification schemes and
projects on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage strategic leadership and manage GIS
    technology as a critical business process.
  • The jobholder will collect data from the
    field, analyse and make reports for stakeholders.
  • Actively facilitate organizational change
    through implementation of GIS methodology.
  • Guide stakeholders on asset management risks.
  • Manage the inventory on all distribution
    networks and update GIS accurately.
  • Actively engage key stakeholders and industry
    alignment to derive value from GIS technology.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Geographical
    Information Systems (GIS) Officer vacancy should hold a bachelor’s degree
    in Electrical Engineering, BSc in GIS or equivalent from a recognized
  • At least five years’ experience in similar
    role in a reputable Organization(s).
  • Excellent analytical skills and hands on
    experience in planning power distribution systems.
  • Possess a valid driving permit and ability to
    drive on upcountry roads.
  • Computer literacy skills with excellent
    working Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Power Point Presentations,
How to Apply:     
suitably qualified candidates are requested to send application letters, CVs,
copies of academic/ professional certificates and at least three professional
references in a sealed envelope (clearly marked GIS in the top right hand
corner) to:
Head, Human Resources and Administration, Uganda Electricity Distribution Co.
Ltd, Plot 37, UEDCL TOWER, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 7390, Kampala,
Deadline: Monday, 22nd February 2016
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