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

The Rural Electrification and Renewable
Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Corporation ) 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 alternative 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.

Applications are invited from professionals who meet ALL the minimum
qualifications for the following positions;

DRIVER, GRADE
REREC 9 (1 POST)

Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities at this level will entail:-
  • Maintaining
    cleanliness of the assigned vehicle;
  • Keeping
    up to date work tickets for vehicles;
  • Submitting
    regular reports on motor vehicle assigned;
  • Reporting
    any mechanical/accident problems; and
  • Maintaining
    proper mechanical working condition of the vehicle;
  • Ensuring
    safety of vehicle on and off the road; and
  • Ensuring
    safety of passenger and or good therein.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • A
    minimum period of four (4) years’ relevant work experience;
  • A
    minimum mean Grade D (plain) in the KCSE or its equivalent from a
    recognized institution;
  • The
    Occupational Trade Test II Certificate;
  • Valid
    driving license free from any current endorsements(s) for classes of the
    vehicles the driver is required to drive;
  • Certificate
    of Good Conduct (renewable after two (2) years);
  • First
    Aid Certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. Johns
    Ambulance or any other recognized institution;
  • An
    accident free driving period of 3 years; and
  • Fulfilled
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
LEGAL ASSISTANT, GRADE REREC 8 (1 POST)

Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail assisting in:-
  • Attending
    registries and/or other government offices for purposes including: filing,
    registrations, making payments, making applications, fixing dates,
    perusals and searches, extracting court orders, obtaining consents,
    obtaining conveyancing demands and certificates;
  • Effecting
    service and delivery of requisite dispatch;
  • Preparing
    and signing affidavits of service;
  • Facilitating
    payment of legal fees;
  • Updating
    contractors/customers/clients and calling for documents which are in their
    possession where necessary
  • Arranging
    files in the Corporation’s legal registry, and filing documents in the
    relevant files;
  • Retrieving
    files and documents needed by Legal Counsel; and
  • Handling
    matters expected of a Assistant and or any other duties as may be assigned
    from time to time.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in Law and Paralegal studies from a recognized institution;
    OR
  • Certificate
    in Law and Paralegal studies from a recognized institution;
  • A
    minimum period of four (4) years’ relevant work experience;
  • Minimum
    KCSE C- (minus) or its equivalent;
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, GRADE REREC 8 (2 POSTS)

Responsibilities
An officer may be posted in Receiving, Stock Control and Issuing on periodic
rotation:-
The duties and responsibilities will entail assisting in:-
I. Receiving Functions
  • Receiving
    materials, examine condition and completeness;
  • Using
    computer systems to confirm the correct supplies;
  • Confirming
    all receiving documents; Bill of lading, packing list, delivery note etc.;
  • Determining
    space requirement and position of the material;
  • Generating
    Goods Received Notes (GRN);
  • Capturing
    and processing stores data;
  • Complying
    with Procurement Act;
  • Preparing
    requisitions for stocks replenishment;
  • Monitoring
    the movement of stores;
  • Preparing
    daily and weekly receiving reports; and
  • Stock
    verification and reconciliation of records.
II. Stock controls Functions
  • Verification
    of physical stocks and comparing them with the system balances and record
    the position;
  • Monitoring
    stock levels and report replenishment requirements;
  • Filling
    all the stock documents;
  • Preparing
    daily and weekly reports; and
  • Complying
    with Procurement Act.
  • Confirming
    authorization of requisitions and contractors;
  • Determining
    the vehicle capacity according to weight limits before loading;
  • Issuing
    stores;
  • Sorting,
    despatching and filing documents;
  • Capturing
    and processing stores data;
  • Complying
    with Procurement Act;
  • Monitoring
    the movement of stores;
  • Preparing
    daily and weekly issuing reports; and
  • Stock
    verification and reconciliation of records.
  • Confirming
    that the authorized person is the one signing out for the materials;
  • Preparing
    the gate pass;
  • Coordinating
    authorization of the gate pass;
  • Filing
    all the dispatch documents; and
  • Complying
    with Procurement Act.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in Procurement and Supplies Management, Business Administration, or other
    relevant field from a recognized institution;
  • Membership
    to a professional body either KISM or CIPS; and in good standing;
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
CORPORATE COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT, GRADE REREC 8 (1 POST)

Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail assisting in:-
  • Manning
    the reception desk;
  •  Profiling
    visitors;
  • Recording
    and confirming visitors appointments;
  • Maintaining
    daily record of visitors details;
  • Maintaining
    good ambience in the reception area;
  •  Responding
    to client and visitors queries including online feedback; and
  • Receiving,
    guiding and directing visitors to designated offices and areas.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • Diploma
    in any of the following disciplines: Journalism, International Relations,
    Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Public Relations or its
    approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  •  A
    minimum KCSE C- (minus) or its equivalent;
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled
    the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution
MANAGER, CONSTRUCTION, GRADE REREC 3 (1 POST) – RE-ADVERTISEMENT

Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:-
  • Coordinating
    preparation of annual Departmental Performance Contracts;
  • Implementing
    policies and programmes on power system designs;
  • Preparing
    Purchase Requisition (PR)for designed projects;
  • Monitoring
    and evaluating the implementation of Construction Contracts;
  • Participating
    in annual review of the REREC projects plan;
  • Coordinating
    the supervision of construction of all REREC grid projects;
  •  Ensuring
    that records of all grid projects constructed in the country are properly
    kept both at the Regional office and head Office;
  • Ensuring
    projects information is updated from time to time;
  • Preparing
    the weekly projects reports;
  • Providing
    completion certificates for completed projects;
  • Ensuring
    timely delivery of projects;
  • Providing
    technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to construction of
    distribution and transmission lines as necessary;
  • Participating
    in formulation of power system design standards and ensure they are
    adhered to;
  • Coordinating
    supervision and provision of technical expertise to contractors;
  • Verifying
    technical reports, designs and estimates for projects;
  • Ensuring
    all construction works conform to the approved standards;
  • Managing
    human, financial and material resources assigned to the department;
  • Providing
    advisory functions to top management on all matters relating to the
    extension of the grid;
  • Developing
    clear procedures on the preparation and issuance of stores requisition
    forms (STF); and
  • Liaising
    with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • A
    minimum period of ten (10) years relevant working experience, four (4) of
    which must have been in a management role in comparable and relevant
    position;
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in any of the following: Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics or any
    other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Masters
    degree in any of the following: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering,
    Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management,
    Business Administration or relevant degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate
    Diploma in a relevant area;
  • Professional
    qualification;
  • Registered
    with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Certificate
    in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
(c) 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.

MANAGER, DESIGN, GRADE REREC 3 (1 POST) – RE-ADVERTISEMENT

Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities will entail:-
  • Oversee
    Implementation of policies and programmes on power system design;
  • Providing
    technical leadership and guidance on matters pertaining to design of
    distribution and transmission lines;
  • Formulating
    of power system design standards and ensuring they are adhered to;
  • Developing
    designs for all grid extension projects as per the acceptable standards;
  • Verifying
    and authorising technical reports, designs estimates and drawings;
  • Recommending
    location of proposed distribution networks including primary and secondary
    feeding substations by preparing description of project works, material
    schedules and cost estimates;
  • Advising
    the Supplies Chain Management on the required materials as per the
    approved projects for the year;
  • Verifying
    of wayleaves compensation before approval;
  • Coordinating
    and Compilation and documentation of projects technical reports including
    Design, Survey, Cartography and Wayleave;
  • Liaising
    with other departments/sections of the Corporation on specific issues;
  • Managing
    human, financial and material resources assigned to the Department;
  • Coordinating
    preparation of budget and ensuring budgetary control for the Department;
  • Maintaining
    a supportive working environment to foster optimum performance;
  • Monitoring
    Departmental performance and initiate necessary interventions;
  • Ensuring
    surveys for all REREC grid, substation and mini-grid sites projects are
    done as per the acceptable standards;
  • Ensuring
    Cartography services for all grid project are done as per the acceptable
    standards;
  • Ensuring
    acquisition of wayleaves for all REREC projects; and
  • Providing
    advisory functions to top management on all matters relating to the
    extension of the grid.
Qualifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • A
    minimum period of ten (10) years relevant working experience, four (4) of
    which must have been in a management role in comparable and relevant
    position;
  • Bachelor’s
    degree in any of the following: Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics or any
    other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Masters
    degree in any of the following: Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering,
    Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Energy Management,
    Business Administration or relevant degree from a recognized institution;
  • Postgraduate
    Diploma in a relevant area;
  • Professional
    qualification;
  • Registered
    with the Engineers Board of Kenya;
  • Certificate
    in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications; and
  • Fulfilled
    the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
(c) 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.
  • 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 upload 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 Corporation,
    Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and
    Higher Education Loans Board; 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.
Applications should be sent to:
The Chief
Executive Officer,
Rural
Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation,
Kawi House,
Block C/South C-Bellevue,

So as to reach on/or before 17th
December, 2019.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE