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Assistant Procurement & Disposal Officer Jobs - Rural Electrification Agency (REA)


Organization: Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement Officer
              
About US:
The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB). The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Procurement & Disposal Officer will provide technical support in the implementation of procurement and disposal activities in accordance with existing procurement procedures and laws, to ensure value for money.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Handling all micro procurements
·        Advising user departments on individual procurement and disposal methods
·        Support the timely entry of data into the Government Procurement Portal (GPP)
·        Participate in development and preparation of Terms of Reference, Technical Specifications and bidding documents for goods, services and works
·        Participate in evaluation of bids
·        Ensure proper maintenance of procurement and disposal records
·        Preparation of monthly reports and others as may be required
·        Support the Head Procurement and Disposal Unit to prepare for and coordinate procurement audit activities
·        Prepare, administer and issue approved contracts
·        Liaise with suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of goods and services
·        Support any other procurement and disposal responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time, by the Supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        He / she should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement (or Purchasing and Supply Chain Management) obtained from a recognized awarding institution;
·        At least 3 (Three) Years’ post graduate work experience in a busy public sector entity handling procurement of goods, works and services
·        Must have a sound knowledge of computer applications (Excel/Word) and proficient in report writing.
·        Must be conversant with the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Act (2003), Regulations and Guidelines
·        High level of integrity and interpersonal skills
·        Ability to work with teams at all levels
·        Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Rural Electrification Agency
Plot 10 Windsor Loop Kololo
2nd Floor, House Of Hope
P.o box 7317 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 2:00pm

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5 Outreach Officer Job Placements - Rural Electrification Agency (REA)


Job Title:      Outreach Officer (5 Jobs)
Organization: Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Project Engineer
              
About US:
The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB). The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.

Job Summary:  The Outreach Officer shall work under the supervision of the Principal Corporate and Community Affairs Officer in the office of the Chief Executive Officer. The job will include to provide communication support to the various Project Management teams as may be assigned. She/he through various means conduct stakeholder engagement geared towards smooth project implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Plan and implement Community engagement strategies that advance the project objectives in line with the institutional goals and mission,
·        Increase community awareness of REA projects, including connections initiatives and any other project interventions,
·        Enhance community participation during project implementation through developing and growing a stakeholder database,
·        Mobilize and coordinate community involvement and support during project implementation,
·        Sensitize communities on the productive use of energy, energy efficiency including health and safety
·        Develop a conflict resolution strategy and peace building processes during project implementation,
·        Give marketing support to the service providers in the different service territories.
·        Assist the wayleaves office in addressing disputes over wayleaves rights, land ownership and tree cutting.
·        Events management for projects including site handovers, ground-breaking ceremonies, commissioning ceremonies in liaison with the engineering and Corporate Communications team,
·        Promote and coordinate Corporate Social responsibility
·        Coordinate media engagements in consultation with the Corporate Communications Team
·        Work in partnership with the Social safeguards team to ensure compliance on environmental, social development, gender concerns and community engagement component.
·        Support the head of Unit in supervision duties as maybe assigned
·        Carryout any other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and/ or Journalism, or any other Social Science but with community engagement and mobilization experience of at least 5 years. Master’s degree in the field related fields will be an added advantage
·        At least 7 years of experience in a similar assignment.
·        Demonstrate communication abilities in English and other local languages in Uganda
·        Good command of new media especially social media for corporate communication.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Rural Electrification Agency
Plot 10 Windsor Loop Kololo
2nd Floor, House Of Hope
P.o box 7317 kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 2:00pm

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Earn 19,000 Euros (83m) as Project Accounts Assistant at Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)


Organization: Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO)
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Remuneration: An Indicative basic salary of EUR19,836.48 (G5 salary scale equivalent) per annum, plus other related entitlements e.g. a Housing allowance of EUR 4,173.96 (per annum), and a Transport allowance of EUR 2,165.16 (per annum)
Job Ref: LVFO/ E€OFISH /HR/2020/02
Reports to: Head of Finance LVFO

About US:
The Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) is a specialized institution of the East African Community (EAC) whose mandate is to coordinate the management and development of fisheries and aquaculture resources in the EAC region. The LVFO Secretariat is stationed in Jinja, Uganda.

About E€OFISH programme:
LVFO received a grant from the European Union (EU) to implement -Contribution of Sustainable Fisheries to the Blue Economy of the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region – ECOFISH programme. The overall objective is to enhance equitable economic growth by promoting sustainable fisheries in the East African-South African-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) region. The specific objective is to support sustainable management and development of fisheries, while addressing climate change resilience and enhancing marine biodiversity. The programme purpose is to support the implementation of fisheries management interventions on Lake Victoria.

About TRUEFISH Project:
LVFO has further received funding from EU through FAO to implement the TRUEFISH project. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the development of a competitive, gender equitable and sustainable commercial aquaculture sector in order to support economic development and sustainable management of natural resources in the Lake Victoria basin. The project will deliver three result areas which include BUSINESS (access to commercial networks), SKILLS (availability and quality of local skilled workers in aquaculture-related businesses) and SUSTAINABILITY (sustainable and bio-secure regional aquaculture production systems).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Budgeting
·        Provide support in coordinating budgeting, payment and accounting services:
·        Ensure compliance with financial regulations and rules. Serve as principal an advocate for prudent, consistent and accountable management of the Project financial resources and assets.
·        Assist in ensuring that the financial procedures and practices implemented, conform to EU and/or EAC Financial Regulations and directives.
·        Assist in preparing all Project financial statements in a timely manner.
Provide support in developing the draft program budget:
·        Participate in the budget development process in liaison with the relevant desk officers in organization of program work plans for financial review.
·        Assist in ensuring that budgetary estimates are prepared in accordance with Project requirements, and planned activities implemented in time and within the approved allocated budget lines.
·        Providing information, analyses, explanations, and documentation in response to requests on budgetary matters from the relevant stakeholders
·        Assist in ensuring timely budget preparation, implementation and reporting.
Serve as an advisor on budgetary and financial matters:
·        Advise the Supervisor on the implementation of the approved budget and execute decisions taken regarding allocation and allotment of appropriations.
·        Report on the state of the Project finances to the Head of Finance for deliberations and decision-making on programme budgeting, finance and accounts.
·        Develop proposals for budgetary transfers, supplementary appropriations and management of surpluses.
·        Assist the Supervisor in ensuring appropriate financial reports, statements and other accountability reports are prepared in a timely manner, for submission to the Auditors.
Payment and Accounting services
Ensure accurate maintenance and updating of income and expenditure accounts for the Project:
·        Ensure the proper receipt, custody and disbursement of funds and oversee the banking and currency arrangements.
·        Manage the payments system and Records Register
·        Monitor and follow up on outstanding receivables and liabilities of the project both in the project journal and for transactions done through the office journal and ensures timely costly booking.
·        Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
·        Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with EU rules and regulations.
·        Reconcile sub ledgers in the system in a timely manner to identify any irregularities, mis-postings and raise correction journals for the Head of Finance’s certification
·        Prepare funds requisitions in a timely manner.
·        Ensure that the Trial Balance is balancing at any given time
·        Ensure access to timely, accurate and useful information with regard to the financial status of the project.
·        Report to the supervisor on budget/programme performance or substantive issues, as appropriate, particularly those presented in annual or triennial reports.
·        Ensure that the reports are prepared in timely manner.
·        Manage foreign currency exchange gain/loss.
·        Actively participates in project selection and valuation, audit and compliance reviews together with the Supervisor.
·        Assist in formulating responses to internal and external auditors.
Reporting
·        Prepare periodical reports of the project
·        Assist in preparation of a funds requisition to the donor
·        Perform other related duties, as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) Project Accounts Assistant job should hold a diploma (or academic equivalent) with specialization in accounting, financial management, business administration or a related field.
·        Possession of a university degree and/or professional accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA or equivalent) is an added advantage.
·        A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in accounting, financial management, business administration, or a related field.
·        Experience with international accounting systems and financial operations management is an added advantage.
·        Experience with corporate performance management in the public or private sector.
·        Experience in managing programmes/projects within an international or regional organization, national government, or other public or private organization.
·        Experience with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
·        Languages: Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English.

Competencies:
·        Professionalism
·        Accountability
·        Managing Performance
·        Ability to work under minimum supervision
·        Organization skills
·        Communication skills
·        Judgement/Decision-making

How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.


NB:
·        Once you have created an account, you will be required to upload an application letter (pdf), detailed curriculum vitae (pdf), photocopies of academic certificates (pdf), names and contact details of three referees, and a copy of National Identity Card (pdf), or Passport (pdf).
·        Please quote the respective reference number on the application letter
·        Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to the email: support@lvfo.org
·        Nationality and age (birthdate); an application letter (Addressed to the Executive Secretary and must indicate the Job reference number); Certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; and three referees are key and must be provided
·        Only qualified candidates will be contacted. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
·         LVFO Staff Rules and Regulations precludes consideration of applicants above fifty-five (55) years of age
·        LVFO does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process.

Deadline: Thursday, 3rd September 2020 by 17:00hrs local time.

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5 Assistant Project Engineer Job Vacancies - Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job Title:      Assistant Project Engineer (5 Job Placements)

Organization: Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Project Engineer

              

About US:

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB). The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Project Engineers will represent the Agency at the project site, confirm the progress of construction of the Grid and ensure quality of works while liaising with key stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Contract Management:

·        Ensure submission of Contractors securities and verification by REA

·        Schedule and facilitate timely site handover

·        Ensure timely submission and preparation of reports, programs and key contractual deliverables throughout the implementation period.

·        Review, update and approve reports and deliverables throughout the implementation period.

·        Supervision of construction works for quality compliance:

·        Ensure supply and use of quality material as per specifications in the Contracts.

·        Ensure adherence to good engineering practices with reference to the Contracts and the engineering memorandum.

·        Review and recommend approval of change orders and or instructions to avoid compensation events.

·        Ensure the contractor's activities are monitored and controlled in accordance with schedule, design specifications, and contractual requirements. Supervise construction work for quality compliance

·        Ensure adherence to construction standards and good engineering practices during installation

·        Undertake audit of all materials delivered to site.

·        Maintain a daily work log

·        Prepare test protocols, schedule and facilitate network pre-commissioning and commissioning.

·        Facilitate site meetings and hand over of completed network.

·        Report on progress and commitment and performance of the supervision consultants

·        Ensure participation of key stakeholders during implementation of the project including the local community and service providers.

·        Participate in pre-commissioning and commissioning exercises for the projects.

·        Enhance and promote the image of REA

·        Participate in stakeholder meetings during implementation of projects.

·        Project monitoring, control and quality management

·        Oversee the entire value chain including suppliers, sub-contractors and key stakeholders to mitigate any risks.

·        Confirm placement of orders and delivery schedules with suppliers.

·        Review and recommend approval of subcontractors in line with contractual requirements including conducting due- diligence.

·        Review and certify progress of works and subsequent payments.

·        Schedule and facilitate monthly top level progress review meetings with project managers at REA offices.

·        Supervision, monitoring and correction of defects during Defects Liability Period.

·        Schedule and conduct periodic defect liability inspections/audits, generate snag list and follow up correction of snags.

·        Schedule and facilitate final defects liability inspection with all major stakeholders.

·        Prepare comprehensive project closure reports

·        Assess overall performance of contractors.

·        Monitor environmental and social compliance.

·        Liaise with safeguards personnel to ensure that project implementation complies with environmental and social safeguards requirements.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

·        A diploma or certification in project management will be an added advantage.

·        Working experience of at least 3 years in power line construction.

·        Experience in project management.

·        Experience of power system commissioning and maintenance practices.

·        Computer literate and able to use MS Office applications for project management and report writing.

·        Must be below 40 years of age

 

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send a typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted to:

 

The Chief Executive Officer

Rural Electrification Agency

Plot 10 Windsor Loop Kololo

2nd Floor, House Of Hope

P.o box 7317 kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 2:00pm

 

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