Network Services Manager Job Placement – Umeme

Job Title:      Network Services Manager
Organization: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Technical Officer
About US:
Umeme is a public
company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi
Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high value
international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a
structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda,
distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary:   The Network Services Manager is responsible
for providing leadership and management of Network Asset Operations including
process for the Umeme Grid / Network operations and maintenance to deliver
excellent Asset performance and customer service.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Development of an Asset Management culture in Umeme that informs
    asset decisions from asset commissioning, Operation to retirement.
  • Contribute to Departmental strategy development by providing
    leadership in the planning and budgeting processes.
  • Provide Leadership in the daily Umeme network / grid operations
    aimed at correcting faults, power outages, systems breakdown and power
    restorations to consumers to drive company revenue generation.
  • Plan and provide leadership in driving technical loss reduction
    initiatives within Network operations and their execution through power
    system investment priotisatization and maintenance works.
  • Provide leadership in the development and execution of the Company
    wide Network assets maintenance plans to improve asset performance and
    ensure asset longevity and reliable power supply to customers.
  • Consolidate and prioritize company wide Network and Power systems
    improvement initiatives to inform systems investments aimed at creating an
    efficient distribution grid.
  • Drive the implementation of all Umeme Network operations safety and
    environment protection initiatives to protect network assets, staff and
    general public.
  • Enforce and ensure adherence to system operating protocols and
    regulation in network operations to drive safe operating practice.
  • Drive network operations automation through adoption of new
    technologies and work practices to improve work efficiencies and network
  • Manage the performance and development of subordinate staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Umeme Network Services Manager job
    vacancy must hold an honors degree in Electrical engineering from a
    recognized higher institution of learning.
  • A postgraduate qualification in management is desirable.
  • At least eight (8) years post qualification experience in electrical
    power engineering (5) of which should have been in at a managerial level.
  • Extensive experience in Electrical Network/ grid operations and
    organizational business roles.
  • Relevant experience with distribution / grid technologies including
    smart technologies Experience in Asset development and implementation of
  • Understanding of IT systems and Enterprise Architecture supporting
    business (distribution, customer care, GNIS, finance, security,
  • Strong collaborative and consensus building skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with Customers and stakeholders
  • High tolerance for periods of extreme pressure.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should first fill out their application
forms online, 
 and thereafter send
their updated CVs to:
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