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Job Vacancy at Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation

Job Vacancy at Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation

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Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation Jobs, Human Resource and Administration Directorate

HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATE

About

  • The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Authority) a state corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of the country as well as develop, manage and promote the use of renewable energy in Kenya. Through its mandate, the Corporation seeks to improve the socio-economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas as well as develop cheap alternatives to sources of energy through the promotion of renewable energy. Since commencing operations in the 2008/09 financial year, the Corporation has endeavored to realize this objective and through its efforts, 70% of all the public facilities have been electrified. Moving forward, the Corporation will put more focus on renewable energy to provide electricity to areas far away from the national grid network. The Corporation is looking for highly experienced, motivated and results oriented individuals to fill a vacancy in the organization. The applicants must be self-driven individuals who are focused and committed to driving the Corporation towards achieving its mandate. They will work with their departmental teams in spearheading/embracing innovations, work ethics and must possess high level of integrity.

Applications are invited from professionals who meet ALL the minimum qualifications for the following position:

HUMAN RESOURCE AND ADMINISTRATION DIRECTORATEADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT1. MANAGER, ADMINISTRATION GRADE REREC 3 – 1 POST (ON PERMANENT AND PENSIONABLE TERMS OF SERVICE)

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Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Providing technical leadership to teams in the department for the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic management plans and budgets aimed at improving performance standards and organizational effectiveness;
  • Managing outsourced services;
  • Overseeing transport management;
  • Managing Corporation’s needs for equipment, security and cleanliness;
  • Ensuring efficient provision of transport and cleaning services in the Corporation;
  • Safeguarding the Corporation’s assets including office premises, vehicle, office equipment and furniture through maintaining accurate and up to date records;
  • Identifying assets for requisition, repair, maintenance and disposal;
  • Forecast administrative staff needs for the department;
  • Managing processing and payment of administrative expenses (utilities);
  • Managing of periodic progress reports; and
  • Coordinating and implementing identified performance contracting targets as assigned.

a) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • A minimum period of ten (10) years relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in a management role in comparable and relevant position;
  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: Public/Business Administration, Strategic Management, Sociology, Human Resource Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: – Public/Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
  • Professional qualification and membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;
  • Certificate in management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrated competence in work performance; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

b) Key Competencies and Skills

In addition the candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Analytical skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Strategic and innovative thinking;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Negotiation skills; and
  • Team player.

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Application Procedure:

  • Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;
  • All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Form (click here to download) and send the same in WORD to the Chief Executive Officer on jobs@rea.co.kePDF and SCANNED bio data will be rejected;
  • Candidates must submit Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)and Credit Reference Bureau (CRB); and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates;
  • Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply;
  • Candidates who had previously applied are encouraged to apply again;
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted;
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications should sent to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation,

Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,

P.O Box 34585-00100,

NAIROBI.

So as to reach on/or before 14th July, 2020.

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