EPRA Director General Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: EPRA Director General Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2019.

The Authority is the energy sector regulatory agency responsible for Economic and Technical Regulation of Electric Power, Renewable Energy and Petroleum Sub-sectors.

The Authority is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced, result-oriented and highly motivated Kenyan citizen to fill the following vacant position:

Director General 

Ref: VA/1/4/2021

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate shall have the following key responsibilities:

1. Provide strategic leadership and direction in line with the Authority’s strategic plan;

2. Oversee the technical and economic regulation of energy sector utilities involved in generation, importation, exportation, transmission, distribution, supply and use of electrical energy;

3. Oversee the regulation of petroleum sector utilities involved in importation, refining, exportation, transportation, storage and sale of petroleum and petroleum products;

4. Guide the regulation, monitoring and supervision of upstream petroleum operations and infrastructure in Kenya;

5. Provide oversight in regulation of production, conversion, distribution, supply, marketing and use of renewable energy in Kenya including solar, wind, geothermal, bioenergy, tidal and hydropower;

6. Foster a corporate culture that promotes good governance in the Authority;

7. Ensure proper internal monitoring and control systems in the Authority.

Qualifications and work experience

The following are the qualifications for appointment to the position of Director General:

1. A citizen of Kenya;

2. A Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent in the fields of Engineering, Physical Sciences, Law, Finance, Environmental Studies, Economics or Energy;

3. At least seven (7) years’ management experience at a senior level;

4. At least two (2) years’ of experience in petroleum and energy;

5. Professional qualification and membership to a professional body, in good standing;

6. Fulfillment of the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya;

7. A Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent in any of the following fields; Engineering, Physical Science, Law, Finance, Economics, Environmental Studies, Energy or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified individuals should submit their applications together with copies of the relevant certificates through email: dgrecruitment2021@epra.go.ke not later than 5:00 p.m. on 12th May 2021.

The appointment will be for a contractual period of three (3) years renewable once for a similar period of time subject to satisfactory performance.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to avail their original and copy of application letter, Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of the relevant certificates; national identity card; clearance certificates from KRA; HELB; EACC; Credit Reference Bureau and Kenya Police as per chapter six of the Constitution during the interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

EPRA values diversity therefore youth, female candidates, Persons with Disability (PWD) and marginalized are strongly encouraged to apply.

A detailed job description is available on the Authority’s website www.epra.go.ke