Connections Project Officer Jobs – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job
Title:        
 Connections
Project Officer

Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Principal
Connections Officer

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 Connections Project Officer will provide
effective technical support to the implementation of Connection Projects. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate connection activities of the
    Electricity Service Providers and manage consultancies in the allocated
    Service Territories.
  • Support preparation of projects to
    accelerate connections.
  • Prepare project monthly, quarterly and
    annual work plans, monitoring plans and budgets.
  • Oversee the implementation of connection
    projects by Service Providers and prepare progress reports.
  • Carry out desk and physical monitoring
    of connection projects in Service Territories to ensure compliance with
    project requirements.
  • Identify any challenges by SPs and
    support them to meet set targets.
  • Collect connection data, update database
    and analyze information to establish connection trends and advise on the
    necessary interventions.
  • Work with the GIS unit to maintain an
    up-to-date database for all connections.
  • Provide support on inventory and finance
    management for connection materials.
  • Assist in carrying out project awareness
    and mobilization activities.
  • Carry out any other relevant activities
    assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the Rural
    Electrification Agency (REA) Connections Project Officer job must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Economics, Management and Statistics
  • A Post Graduate qualification in Project
    Management or Monitoring will be an added advantage.
  • Five years of practical working
    experience in project management and monitoring of projects in a reputable
    organization.
  • Experience working with donor funded
    projects
  • Age: Below 35 years

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: 16th August 2019 by 4:00pm

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