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Senior Construction Engineer/Project Coordinator Employment Opportunity - Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Organization: Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Project Development and Management

About US:
Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) established by statutory instrument 2001 No. 75. REA is mandated to implement Government’s rural electrification programs. The Government of Uganda through REA is implementing a number of electricity connection projects with financial support from development partners to meet national electricity access targets.

Job Summary:   The Senior Construction Engineer/Project Coordinator will support the technical teams execute their functions efficiently and effectively. The coordinator shall be the contract manager. The coordinator shall monitor the project execution progress to ensure delivery of a quality project within the specified timeframe and available resources while emphasizing stakeholder involvement and participation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Contract management.
  • Prepare periodic reports (as required) for internal and external key stakeholders.
  • Represent the Agency in Management of rural electrification projects
  • Project Monitoring, Control and quality management. Facilitate commissioning and handover of completed distribution networks
  • Provide technical support to the project management team and coordinating the deliverables of the consultant and contractor to ensure all activities are harmonized.
  • Development and maintenance of an effective monitoring and reporting environment that facilitates the achievement of the Project's goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that Monitoring Reports, Correspondences, Progress reports, Minutes of meetings and all key deliverables from field teams are prepared, produced and submitted within the agreed format and timeframe to the required.
  • Monitor environmental and social compliance
  • Undertake Engineering Design Review, project development and Procurement assistance.
  • Review payment certificates and consultancy fee notes and invoices
  • Perform any other duties specified by the Head of Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Master’s degree in engineering or related field is an added advantage
  • Project management training will be an added advantage
  • Specific training and hands on experience in GIS is an added advantage.
  • Working experience of at least 5 years, with at least 4 years’ experience in electricity construction supervision and project management.
  • Professional registration will be an added advantage
  • Experience in power systems operation and maintenance
  • Knowledge in design of electricity distribution networks.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their typed cover letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae and certificates plus names and addresses of 3 reputable referees to:

The Executive Director,
Rural Electrification Agency,
Plot 10 Windsor Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor,
House of Hope
P.O. Box 7317 Kampala - Uganda.

Deadline: 28th June 2019

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