Government Jobs in Kenya – REA 2019
Job Employment Kenya: Government Jobs in Kenya – REA 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

DIRECTORATE OF
TECHNICAL SERVICES

DESIGN DEPARTMENT

Manager, Design

REA 3

(1 Post)

Duties and responsibilities

a) Identify and Design Renewable Energy
projects;

b) Supervision of construction lines and design
works;

c) Commissioning of completed projects and
preparation of construction and customer connections as per set standards;

d) Implement policies and programmes on power
system design;

e) Compile projects technical reports including
Design, Survey, Cartography and Wayleave;

f) Implement policies and programmes on power
system design;

g) Provide technical leadership and guidance on
matters pertaining to design of distribution and transmission lines as
necessary;

h) Monitoring and evaluating implementation of
Construction Performance Contracts;

i) Working with Corporate Planning in reviewing
annually preparation of the Rural Electrification projects plan;

j) Coordinate and supervise construction of all
REA grid projects;

k) Ensure that records of all grid projects
constructed in the country are properly kept both at the Regional office and
head office;

l) Responsible for the development of designs
for all grid extension projects as per the acceptable standards;

m) Verify and authorize technical reports and
designs and estimates drawings;

n) Recommending location of proposed
distribution networks including primary and secondary feeding substations by
preparing description of project works, materials schedules and cost estimates;

o) Verify and with consultation with the General
Manager and CEO authorize way leaves compensation payments;

p) Ensure that all projects are constructed as per
the acceptable construction industry standards;

q) Development of Business proposal;

r) Ensure Audit of Projects and programmes;

s) Oversee project implementation through to
commissioning;

t) Update The Director on work progress, liaison
with stake holders, department requirements and other relevant information
geared towards enhancing smooth operation of the department;

u) Maintain operational linkages with other
department/sections of the Corporation;

v) Manage human, financial and material resources
assigned to the section;

w) Budget preparation and budgetary control;

x) Participate in development of the
Department’s Work plan and budget;

y) Participate in departmental committee
meetings as appropriate;

z) Develop comprehensive annual work plan for
department.

Requirements for appointment
a) Bachelor’s degree in mechanical,
electrical/electronic or any other related field from a recognized institution;

b) Master’s degree in a related field;

c) Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya;

d) 9 years relevant working experience, with at
least 5 years at management level;

e) Compliance with values and Principles of
Public service;

f) Analytical skills; 

g) Attended a senior management course lasting
not less than four (4) weeks;

h) Decision making and problem solving skills;

i) Strong Leadership, planning and supervisory
skills;

j) Excellent analytical and Communication
skills;

k) Networking and relationship building skills;

l) Meets the provisions of chapter six of the
Constitution.

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