25 Job Positions at Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) (Deadline: 17 October 2018)

JOB ADVERTISEMENT

The Management of Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) would like to inform
the public that it is recruiting qualified and experienced staff on the following positions:

  1. Procurement Specialist for LKMP

Key roles/responsibilities

A- Advertising, planning and filing

 Prepare and publish general notices, specific notices and request·
for expressions of interest
Prepare and issue bidding documents, request for proposals (RFP)·
in consultation with Technical departments
Establish a data base of qualified suppliers and service providers·
and update it regularly,
Establish and update regularly the program procurement plans·
spelling out the various services financed by the program,
Design and establish a reliable and comprehensive filing and·
record keeping system of all procurement of the program.
Ensure that the procurement plan is advertised as well as on the·
websites of the Implementing Agency

B-Rules and Procedures

 Ensure that the procurement manual is updated and known by·
all relevant staff
Ensure that the procurement activities are carried out in·
accordance with donor’s procurement procedures and
guidelines, RPPA and other donors as required
Ensure that the quality of bid documents and request for·
proposals is guaranteed, by verifying in particular that all the
required conditions to be fulfilled are included;
Ensure that procurement procedures to be followed are outlined·
in the Project Implementation Manual (PIM) under Procurement
Manual Section
Ensure procurement/selection methods used are indicated in the·
Financing Agreement.

C- Selection of the consultants

 Ensure that input to procurement (Terms of reference) are·
timely obtained from technical or user departments/units

Draw up Request for proposals and the consultants shortlist on
the basis of elements and the specifications of services financed
by the program and prepare no-objection requests when
required;
Receive proposals, lead and participate in the opening of
technical and financial proposals;
Participate to the evaluation process of the technical and
financial proposals, coordinate and participate to the negotiation
process when required;
Prepare the draft contract between the Program/ EDCL and the
chosen consultants after obtaining the no-objection (if required);
In collaboration with the Contract Management Directorate,
ensure that services are provided as stipulated in the contract
provisions, propose recommendations for the settlement of
disputes which could occur during the implementation of the
contract;

D- Works and Goods

 Ensure that input to procurement (Technical specifications) are·
timely obtained from technical or user departments/units
Prepare tender documents on the basis of the technical·
specifications prepared by the service beneficiaries financed by
the Program, and ensure that the tender documents are
advertised;
Coordinate and carry out the bidding process, including the prebid or pre-proposal meetings, provide clarifications, etc;·
Be present during the opening of bids, write minutes for opening·
sessions, evaluation report, draw up minutes of the award of the
tender, prepare contracts between the Program and the
suppliers/entrepreneurs awarded after tender process and Noobjection (if required);
In collaboration with the Stores and Logistics Manager and other·
concerned parties, ensure timely reception of the goods and the
works of the various contracts financed by the project;
Establish a database of the performance goods suppliers,·
entrepreneurs, consultants and update database regularly;
Capacity Building

 Mentor colleagues by sharing knowledge in procurement
operations;
Support capacity building in procurement management of staff·
that deals with procurement operations with emphasis on donor
procurement procedures and RPPA Law;
Advise the implementing Agency on general contract management
and monitoring.

Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Management, Procurement, or other equivalent degrees
At least 5 years of proven relevant experience in procurement in donor·in related field;
funded projects; Being conversant with donors and Government of Rwanda procurement
Full or partial professional certification in Procurement·procedures and guidelines;
Experience in utility or other big company procurement would·will be an added advantage
constitute an added advantage.

  1. Environmentalist

Key roles/responsibilities

Project Implementation

Periodically supervise construction activities on-site to ensure
that environmental requirements are being met;
Impact assessment and monitoring
Following up investment operations to ensure that any
outstanding environmental issues are properly addressed.
Quality assure all the Environment, and social management plan;
health and safety reports for all projects, plus monitoring and
enforcing the implementation of these plans for environmentally
compliant projects and infrastructure
Responsible for Resettlement Action plans (RAPs), livelihoods
restoration frameworks and implementation of RAPs.
Regulation

Liaise with the Rwanda Environmental Management Agency
(REMA) and line ministries to ensure that all necessary clearances
for projects are obtained
Review documentation pertaining to environmental compliance
(e.g., Feasibility reports, ESIA studies, RAP reports, bidding
documents, reports from contractors, on-site reviews, etc.)
Planning

Provide professional input regarding environmental concerns into
the planning, design and contracting of investments, including the
preparation of tender documents (terms of reference) for
engaging consultants to undertake environmental impact
assessments, resettlement action plans and other required studies
for specific projects;
Prepare Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) and
Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) and ensuring that such plans
are approved by relevant authorities before contracts can be
implemented; Develop environmental and resettlement guidelines
for use in the planning and design of investments (peat & hydro
power plants, transmission and distribution lines)

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Environment or related fields such as botany,zoology,
At least 3 years of experience in a similar role OR Technical Diploma in Environmental
studies with 10 years’ experience in a similar role

  1. Hardware Engineer

Key roles/responsibilities

Analysis

  1. Analyse information to determine, recommend, and plan layout,
    including type of computers
    and peripheral equipment
    modifications.
  2. Analyse user needs and recommend appropriate hardware. This
    includes but is not limited to the structured cabling infrastructure,
    general server and systems administration, network administration,
    storage area networks and general security systems requirements.

Design

  1. Evaluate factors such as reporting formats required, cost
    constraints, and need for security
    restrictions to determine
    hardware configuration.
    4. Support computer hardware including, peripherals, central
    processing units (CPUs), microprocessors, printers and disk drives to
    ensure all IT inventory is working optimally.
    5. Confer with general IT Unit Staff and consult specifications to
    evaluate interface between hardware and software to ensure
    operational and performance requirements of overall systems.
    6. Test and re-test parts to ensure they work properly and identify
    and isolate defects.
    7. Test circuits and other electronic components and test
    motherboards to avoid electric surge and faults.
    8. Supervise the IT Support Technician and other technicians during
    computer Hardware deployment, installation and monitoring of
    related work activities
    9. Analyse user requirements information and recommend
    appropriate hardware to users including provision of help desk and
    routine hardware changes
    Technical Support
    10. Install required systems and application software to each and
    every company workstation
    11. Specify power supply requirements and configurations

Qualifications and experience

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Computer Engineering, Information
    Technology
    2. At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position especially in Print
    Administration, Hardware Management, Network and Server
    Administration including Windows Server 2012 and 2016
    3. Possession of industry certifications especially MCITP (Microsoft
    Certified IT Professional), CompTIA, CCNA and or Linux ,Certification is an added advantage

Communication Specialist

Key roles/responsibilities

  • Prepare or edit program publications for internal and external
    audiences
  • Respond to request for information from the media and all
    program stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with stakeholders
    • Plan and direct development and communication of informational programs to maintain favorable public and
    stakeholder perceptions of program’s accomplishments and agenda.
    • Produce or coordinate production of advertisement and
    promotions
  • Arrange public appearances, lectures, contests, or exhibits for
    clients to increase service awareness
  • Study the objective, promotional policies and needs for the
    program to develop public relations strategies that will influence
    public opinion, promote ideas and services.
  • Confer with other managers to identify trends and key group
    interests and concerns or to provide advice on business decisions
  • Consult with advertising agencies or staff to arrange promotional
    campaigns in all types of media
  • Coach the EDCL staff in effective communication with the public.
  • Prepare speeches to be delivered to media, public or
    stakeholders
  • Ensure timely purchase of advertising space to promote client
    services or agenda.

Qualifications and experience

 Bachelor degree in Public Relation, journalism, communication,·
marketing or another related field
At least 5years of work experience in the related field·

A Master degree or post graduate diploma in a related field is an
added advantage

Registry Officer

Key roles/responsibilities

  1. Receive, record and distribute all incoming and outgoing mails
    2. Maintain the general filing system and file all correspondences
    in the central secretariat.
    3. Receive and orient internal documents from MD’s office to
    addressed staff
    4. Managing classification plans to ensure records are filed
    correctly and retrieved easily in the central secretariat.
    5. Creating files for new document classification both the
    electronic and the physical.
    6. Filing and scanning of documents in the central secretariat to
    provide backup.
    7. Ensure and maintain proper dispatch of correspondences to
    their destination.
    8. Submit monthly report to supervisor on activities done.
    9. Any other activity/task as may be assigned to him/her by the
    supervisor.

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Management, Public Administration, Social Work, Secretarial studies and; At least 3 years of proven relevant working experience.

  1. 3 Manager GIS
    .

Key roles/responsibilities

Statement of essential Job duties /responsibility
1. Developing advanced, specialized maps utilizing geographic
information and best practices;
2. Extract demographic and other information from various data
sources of energy related sector and accurately represent it in
maps and reports;
3. To perform field and office work, inventorying all necessary data
regarding electricity infrastructures and collecting/depicting data
using GPS field capturing methodology;
4. Creating and maintaining the structures necessary for GIS data
storage;
5. Developing the tools for loading/transferring GIS data between
different systems;
6. Manipulation, analysis and presentation of geographical
information by creating programs to convert GIS information from
one format to another;
7. Developing internet applications to present GIS data and tools on
corporate websites;
8. Analysing geographic relationships among varying types of data, preparing geospatial metadata and standard operation procedure documentation, and operating GIS/GPS system hardware,
software, plotter, equipment, etc.;
9. Consulting with Power System Design Unit to define project
requirements, investigating various approaches to attain the best
result and adhering to standards and policies on quality assurance
and quality checks is required;
10. To effectively interpret a variety of instructions in written, verbal,
or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete
variables;
11. Provides employees with coaching, feedback, and developmental
opportunities and builds effective teams;
12. Reviews, updates and maintains the electric network model in the
GIS;
Coordinates with other departments and GIS users in EDCL to
review and approve configuration changes in GIS;
13. Monitors, analyses and manages workloads to ensure optimal use
of staff;
14. Works closely with other management staff in support of
department goals;
15. Ensure compliance with codes, standards as well as with design,
operations and maintenance requirements;
Qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Geographical Information§
Systems, or related field with at least 5 years of proven relevant
GIS experience;
OR
Master’s degree in Geography, Geographical Information Systems,§
or related field with at least 3 years of proven relevant GIS
experience

  1. 4  IT Support Technician

 Key roles/responsibilities

 Provide desktop, laptop and tablet technical support including·
installation of authorized software and maintenance of
peripherals.
Ensure that security patches and upgrades are applied and kept·
up to date on company computers.
Implementation of antivirus installation on all computer systems·
and work stations and ensuring that updates are applied in a
timely manner.
Report faults and maintaining logs on servers and company·
workstations.
Responsible for maintaining and configuring company print·
installations, Un-Interruptible Power supplies and new electronic
devices.
Responsible for maintaining networking equipment, Local Area·
Network Cabling and troubleshooting problems in network
connectivity.
Create purchase requisitions for IT hardware/software in line·
with staff requests. Manage and ensure that all software
purchased licensing is recorded and maintained.
Set up new users and disabling expired email accounts in·
accordance with HR requirements.

Qualifications and experience

 A diploma in Computer Engineering, Information Technology·
or electronics
At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position or in·
computer repairs, network
management, server installations and
printing systems management·
Possession of industry certifications especially CompTIA,·
CCNA is an added advantage.

 Logistics Specialist/  LKMP

Key roles/responsibilities

Logistics Management

Ensure that the assets register for the project is maintained
and timely updated;
Ensure that all offices and Laboratory equipment of the
program are tagged, maintained and timely repaired;
In coordination with security company in place, ensure that
the program offices and equipment have full security;
Ensure that all project’s offices have water and electricity, and
bills are paid on time;
Ensure that the offices refreshments are efficiently benefited
by the staffs;
Ensure that the program stock is well managed in accordance with software and procedures of the institution;
Ensure that the petty cash is well managed in accordance with·
institutional procedures;
Ensure the communication fees are timely given to staffs·
monthly;
Participate in programme planning and advising on logistics·
considerations;
Provide technical and operational support as well as advice on·
application of logistics management best practice, systems and
procedures;
Take initiative in the improvement of logistics management;·
Assess existing logistics operation systems and advise on·
corrective measures to be undertaken;
Ensure the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of new·
initiatives and procedures related to logistics as recommended
by higher authorities;
Manage contracts in forwarding, transport and housing, where·
necessary;
Review the logistics component of budget proposals for·
consideration during budget review;
Plan, manage and monitor delivery of logistical facilities and·
supplies to program staffs and ensure compliance with
procedures manual;
Supervise and ensure Safe custody of Organization Assets in·
line with Organization policy in place;
Ensure that all assets of program are insured;·
Comply with the implementation of audit recommendations;·
Any other task in regards assigned by line authorities.·

Fleet Management

Ensure that all cars and boats of the program are timely ensured,
maintained and repaired in line with the contracts in place, to
allow the ongoing concern of the organization;
Prepare the vehicle plan for field work and make sure that they
are in good condition (Maintenance, repairs and fueled);
Managing vehicles by using an automated system (GIS), and
produce various reports such us, vehicles fuel efficiency report,
maintenance cost report, repair cost report and suggest the
recommendations;
Prepare the weekly vehicle plan for all vehicles going to the field
in mission or working at office;
Ensure that logbooks for vehicle are maintained and efficiently filled;
Contribute in the preparation of technical and operational
specifications for vehicles in line with identified transport needs
during the procurement process;
Ensuring that the Organization fleet reflects the organizational
brand, and is in a good mechanical and working condition;
Review and monitor the execution of contracts for the provision of
fuel, servicing, repairs and maintenance for the Organization’s
fleet. Ensure compliance with the provisions in the contracts and
transport policy;
Prepare cost estimates for budget and planning purposes; and
provide advice on matters pertaining to planning, budgeting and
monitoring of the transport logistics for the project;
Initiate actions leading to procurement and monitoring of
adequate insurance cover for all project vehicles and boats in
accordance with the traffic, road and marine safety act and
Organizational policies;
Coordinate the monitoring and upgrade of the fleet management
system and follow up on any findings;
Implement and review the effectiveness of the internal controls in
the transport management system in accordance with the
Organization policy and guidelines;
Any other task in regards assigned by line authorities.

Administrative support

Manage all contracts for program staffs and ensure the
completeness of their files in accordance with organizational
policies
In collaboration with HR unit, monitor the recruitment process of
staff;
In corroboration with Human Resource Department, make sure all
staffs have medical insurance;
Ensure monthly declaration of PAYE, and RSSB contributions and
related filling;
Ensure a clean filling of monthly payroll for program’s staffs;
Any other task in regards assigned by line authorities.

Reporting

The staff will report to the Director of Administration and Finance of
the program. The following are the reports to be respected in
accordance with organizational policies:

Monthly well reconciled report of fuel management
Quarterly costed vehicles and boats maintenance report
Stock Physical count report at the end of Fiscal Year

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Business Administration, Economics,
Procurement, Logistics and Supply chain management;
Minimum (7) years of working experience related to transport
and logistics management
Having worked in Public institutions is a requirement;

NB: Successful candidates will work at the Lake Kivu Monitoring
Programme (LKMP) laboratory situated at Cap Rubona and in the
LKMP office at the CEPGL building located at Rubavu in Rubavu
District.

Receptionist

Key roles/responsibilities

  1. Manage the reception –Ensure proper management and
    neatness of the reception area and office all the time.
    2. Read and verify substance of incoming documents– Ensure
    that all incoming and outgoing documents are read and verified
    and the form and substance are of quality before reaching their
    destination.
    3. Registration of incoming and outgoing documents- ensure that
    all incoming and outgoing correspondances are well registered
    and transmited to the Central Secretariat on time;
    4. Quality Customer Service -Ensure proactive good care and
    treatment of ccustomers and guests and orient visitors
    professionally.
    5. Direct all sorts of enquiries to the appropriate personnel in EDCL.
    6. Personal initiative – Undertake personal initiative and
    responsibility for ensuring tasks are followed up and that people
    are working together. Respect and use the management systems
    in place within the EDCL.
    7. Receive incoming Calls- Receive customers incoming calls and
    orient them to the right persons as they may desire.

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor’s Degree (A0 in Customer Care, Secretarial Services, Public
Administration, Public Relations, Communication, Social Work,
Marketing or any other related field with at least two (2) years of
relevant experience in Customer Care relations in a busy Public entity
and/or Private company.

  1. Registry Assistant
    .

Key roles/responsibilities

 Plan and manage agenda of Director of Department·
Ensure cleanliness of Director of Department·
Receive and orient visitors at office of Director of·
Department/head of unit

Receive, register, orient and follow-up correspondences coming to
the office of department and ensure their proper management
Register, distribute and follow-up on correspondences going out
of the office of Director of Department
Ensure proper and systematic filling of correspondences and
other documents at the office of Director of Department/head of
unit for future reference.
Taking minutes of departmental meetings and ensure their
systematic and proper dissemination and filling
Support Director of Department/head of unit to follow-up of
implementation of actions captured in minutes of
departmental/unit meetings and report to Director of
Department/Head of unit on progress.
Provide secretarial services to the office of the Director of
Department/head of unit

Prepare and/ or receive brief for the Director of Department/head
of unit
Process and follow-up on travel requirements for the Director of
Department/head of unit
Plan, budget, manage and report on furniture, equipment’s and
logistics at the office of the Director of Department/head of unit

Qualifications and experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Sciences, secretarial
studies, social sciences, public administration, management, business
administration or any other related field. At least two (2) years of
relevant experience.

HR Data & Records  officer

Key roles/responsibilities

 Evaluate records for preservation and retention – some may be·
fragile and need careful handling
Arrange the acquisition and retrieval of records·
Prepare record-keeping systems and procedures for archival·
research and for the retention or destruction of records;
Catalogue collections and manage information and records;·
Advise Human Resource staff on how best to access, use and·
interpret archives, often through internal training courses
Facilitate remote access by maintaining user-friendly, computeraided search systems;·
Identify ways of protecting and preserving collections·
Maintain current and historical databases for personnel records·
Assist in the development of Human Resources policies and·
regulations
Maintain and follow Human Resources policies, regulations and·
procedures related to the function, rights and responsibilities of all staff
Ensure that all staff members are aware of the Human Resources·
policies and regulations, and that employees have access to the
Handbooks when needed

Qualifications and experience

 At least a Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Library· & Information Science;
Archiving Science; Records Management; Documentation, Office
Administration, Human Resources Management, Statistics or any
other relevant field
At least two (2) years of proven experience in relevant role.·
Direct experience in archiving/records management is an added·
advantage

Stores Officer

Key roles/responsibilities

 Responsible for stores management and putting in place standard·
systems and ensuring that they are properly maintained at all
stores in line with Organization’s policies and procedures.
Assess the availability of space and prepare stacking/storage·
plans prior to programming/contingency commodities arrivals.
Put in place a mechanism to store all equipment/material·
according to their category to facilitate retrieval, inventory taking
etc
Supervise the receipt of all arriving consignments/deliveries at·
stores.
Supervise and register all material/equipment taken out of the·
stores
Monitor the quantity and quality of commodity (ies) stored.·
Carry out regular physical random stores checks of commodities·
and inventory.
Prepare all procedures and necessary steps for commodity·
disposal;
Produce regular stocks reports and daily stocks positions;·
Put in place and implement a mechanism to ensure return and·
registration of material that remain after use in the field.

Qualifications and experience

Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering.
Basic knowledge of equipment, tools and materials used for
electric distribution system construction.

Basic knowledge of electrical theory and work practices of
electrical distribution system construction.

Stores Technician

Key roles/responsibilities

Stores Management

 Responsible for stores management and putting in place standard·
systems and ensuring that they are properly maintained at all
stores in line with Organization’s policies and procedures.
Assess the availability of space and prepare stacking/storage·
plans prior to programming/contingency commodities arrivals.
Put in place a mechanism to store all equipment/material·
according to their category to facilitate retrieval, inventory taking
etc
Maintain, inspect and properly verify tools, materials and·
equipment and report immediately for any deficiencies
Supervise the receipt of all arriving consignments/deliveries at·
stores.
Supervise and register all material/equipment taken out of the·
stores
Monitor the quantity and quality of commodity (ies) stored.·
Carry out regular physical random stores checks of commodities·
and inventory.
Prepare all procedures and necessary steps for commodity·
disposal;
Produce regular stocks reports and daily stocks positions;·
Put in place and implement a mechanism to ensure return and·
registration of material that remain after use in the field

Qualifications and experience

At least a Diploma in electrical engineering
Basic knowledge of equipment, tools and materials used for
electric distribution system construction.
Basic knowledge of electrical theory and work practices of
electrical distribution system construction.

  1. Head of Administration Logistics

 Key roles & responsibilities

Direct, control and supervise the provisioning and functioning of  voice and telephones services across the organization Direct, control and supervise the provision of utilities such as
water and electricity to the organization premises
Review and verify utility bills for relevancy and ensure their
timely settlement in line with organization’s procedures and best
practice
Plan and coordinate the scheduled fumigation of all organizations
premises in line with Service Level Agreements and best practice
Plan and coordinate the proper bar coding of all organization’s
assets at the time of procurement and after expiry of warranty

periods
Maintain an up dated bar-coded assets register.
Direct, control and supervise the provision and standards of
cleaning services for the organization’s premises
Direct, control and supervise the proper functioning of
organization’s fax machines, safes, fire filing cabinets,
photocopiers etc
Plan, direct and control the disposal of obsolete organization’s
assets and store / stock items in line with laid down procedures
Place and upgrade insurance covers as and when for new human
and physical assets are acquired in line with organization’s
policies
Examine the accuracy, sufficiency and completeness of Insurance
policy master documents, risk notes, endorsement notes and
Insurance registers.
Determine the arithmetic computations for debited Insurance
premiums for accuracy and adherence to specific Insurance Policy
stipulations and Insurance Regulatory Authority of Rwanda
premium rate derivation standards
Assess the adequacy of the placed insurance covers with a view of
minimizing risk gaps and addressing emerging risk threats

Qualifications & experience

 Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in, Management, Economics, Public·
Administration Business Administration, Procurement or any
other related field with at least five (5) years of direct experience
in an Administration & Logistics Management role in a busy Public
entity and/or Private company.
OR
A Master’s Degree in the above fields or any other related field·
with at least three (3) years of direct experience in a relevant
related role in a busy Public entity and/or Private company.

  1. Contract Management Specialist

Key and Responsibility

 Prepare annual procurement Plans in accordance with the strategic,·
action plans and budget for the implementation of the company’s and
its agencies activities and ensure its implementation on a timely and
efficient manner;
Consolidate procurement items from all departments ensuring that·
delivery is done as per the user’s needs, Develop legal policies,
process and procedures in line with the Rwandan law and the strategic
objectives of Energy Development Corporation Limited.
Review periodically the company Procurement Plans and update them·
on a regular basis;
Monitoring·
contract implementation and performance of
suppliers/contractors/consultants in delivering the contracted goods,
services, and works (including taking action for non-performance);
Manage and monitor that all procurements are processed within·
budget lines
Advise users to seek approval on unbudgeted items and items that have exceeded budget·

Provide guidance on procurement budgeting

Liaise with the business units, suppliers and the tender committee to
ensure that user requirements are approved by the committee
Implement/Execute the decisions of the Tender Committee on changes·
to procurement contracts
Communicate deliberations of Tender Committee to users and external·
parties
Monitor the market and vendor bases for emerging services and trends·
for potential opportunities and advise management accordingly

 Prepare weekly , monthly, Quarterly and annual reports on·
procurement plan execution

Prepare annual reports on service provider performance and advice the·
management

 Prepare, facilitate and providing required documents to procurement·
audits of the company and ensure smooth audit conduct which result
in high process compliance.
Setting up a procurement filing system guarantying procurement·
documents’ safety and long run usage and retrieval.
Monitor delivery and quality of services by providers and effect·
penalty charges to service providers where applicable;
Update and maintain the company Procurement Manual including·
procedures and standard forms to be used during implementation;
Monitor and ensure that the procurement calendar is respected and·
there is timely delivery on planned activities;
Monitor contract implementation progress, provide regular and·
progress status and advice on possible delays, contract termination or
extension;
Setting up a framework contract monitoring system and ensuring·
contracts’ renewals are done whenever necessary or advice for new
tendering process before contract expiry.
Verify the admissibility , validity and safeguard of performance and·
advance guarantees and advice project managers/management before
their expiry and release at the completion stage;
Prepare purchase order in accordance with existing framework·
contracts and based on the necessary approvals and budget.
 

Qualifications & experience

 Bachelor’s degree (A0) in Business Administration, Procurement,·
Management, Commerce, Electrical Engineering, Civil engineering,
Law or a full professional qualification in Procurement with
minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a Contract Management
or Procurement role
Master’s Degree in a relevant field and relevant experience as·
mentioned above is an added advantage

  1. Procurement data & records officer

Key roles & responsibilities

 Develop and implement a system for the management and safe·
custody and quick retrieval of records and information routed to and
from the Head of Unit’s Office in line with the operational guidelines
and procedures
Filing of all procurement documents and guaranteeing procurement·
their safety towards long run usage and retrieval.
Manage correspondences to the unit including mail, incoming and outgoing letters, and route inquiries to the respective action officers /·
departments and generate periodic status reports
Coordinate the unit meetings and taking down minutes and providing·
feedback to stakeholders in line with procurement policies.
Schedule internal· & external customer appointments and providing
feed back to the specific stakeholders in line with procurement
procedures
Assist in completion of unit reports, which may require input from all·
Departments and dissemination of information to department heads
Qualifications & experience
At least a Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Library· & Information Science;
Records Management; Documentation, Office Administration,
Procurement
At least three (3) years of proven experience in relevant role.·
Direct experience in archiving/records management is an added advantage·

  1. Assets Accountant

Key roles & responsibilities
Create and mo·nitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the
recording all fixed assets.
Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies·
related to fixed assets as per IFRS requirement.
Verify if all fixed assets are tagged and ensure that all assets under·
construction (WIP) are listed and updated with incurred costs.
Record fixed asset acquisitions and disposal in the accounting system.·
Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and·
close out those accounts once the related projects have been
completed.
Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the·
summary-level account in the general ledger.
Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the·
capital budget and management authorizations.
Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets.·
Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and·
accumulated depreciation.
Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets.·
Conduct periodic impairment reviews for intangible assets and regular·
physical verification of fixed assets.
Recommend to management whether fixed assets should be disposed·
of.
Conduct analysis related to fixed assets as requested by management·
Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their inquiries.·
Qualifications & experience
Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in commerce, Accounting, Business·
Administration with specialization in Finance or Accounting;
At least 2 years’ experience in related relevant role·
Having a professional qualification of CPA, ACCA or CAT or·
pursuing any of these professional qualifications is an added
advantage
Having knowledge in use of IFMIS is an added advantage·

  1. Budget Accountant

Key roles & responsibilities
Lead in the implementation of the GoR financial budgeting policies·
and procedures
Advise department managers and heads in formulating their budget·
submissions to meet deadlines set by GoR
Review proposed budget submissions from department managers for·
accuracy and completeness
Examine whether budget submissions can be achieved based on·
known capacity constraints and inform management of potential
problem areas
Propose enhancements to the budget model·
Examine capital budget requests and issue recommendations to the·
approval committee
Create a consolidated budget version for management approval·
Compare actual to budgeted results at the end of each reporting period,·
and report on significant variances
Update the budget model as requested to account for significant·
changes in the business environment
Maintain the budgeting policies and procedures manual of the·
company and update the management changes happened in budgeting
processes proposed by GoR.

Qualifications & experience

Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Accounting, Finance, Business·
Administration with specialization in accounting or Finance;
At least 2 years’ experience in a related relevant role·
Having a professional qualification of CPA, ACCA or CAT or·
pursuing any of these professional qualifications is an added
advantage
Having knowledge in use of IFMIS is an added advantage·

  1. Project Accountant

Key roles & responsibilities

Prepare comprehensive financial models for various projects to deliver
cash flow vis-à-vis budget

Work with project teams to ensure timely compliance with all
conditions precedent and other obligations in the contract.

Preparation and posting project entries into the system

Review submitted invoices in finance for ongoing projects before being paid
Prepare management accounting information of the project·

 Participate in bank and other balance sheet items reconciliations·

 Do analysis of all projects expenses and provide commentary·

 Review account totals related to· project assets and expenses

 Coordinate and monitor compliance with financing conditions and·
obligations proposed by financiers

 Support senior management of the different projects on various·
finance related matters on an ongoing basis

 Support the Project Lead and Project Manager in the implementation·
and on ongoing facilitation of the process improvements programme

 Coordinate and ensure that the projects financial management·
complies with and is in line with the finance policies and procedures
of the Company

 Develop monthly and annual financial project reports for the attention·
of the management

Qualifications & experience

Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in commerce, Accounting, Business
Administration with specialisation in accounting and finance;
At least 2 years’ experience in a related relevant role·
Having a professional qualification of CPA, ACCA or CAT or·
pursuing any of these professional qualifications is an added
advantage
Having knowledge in use of IFMIS is an added advantage·
·

  1. Company Analyst

Financial Key roles & responsibilities

 Determine cost of operations by establishing standard costs; collecting·
operational data.
Identify financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results·
with plans and forecasts.
Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and·
procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and
techniques; recommending actions.
Improve financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances;·
identifying trends; recommending actions to management.
Analyse and interprete data and making comparative analyses;·
studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
Increase productivity by developing automated accounting·
applications; coordinating information requirements.
Develop financial models for projects to support the executive team on decisions regarding pricing, scenario analysis, and capital structures.·
Support executive team on developing pricing strategies for and·
interpret financial data to assist management with strategic decisions
Improve the current budget and performance reporting process and·
increase the utilization of current financial systems for efficient
budgeting
Monitor the budget and any revised forecasts throughout the year·
Perform financial analysis of business results and recommend·
improvement opportunities.
Develop periodic reports·
Qualifications & experience
Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in finance or Accounting·
Having a professional qualification such as ACCA,CPA qualification·
is a requirement
At least five (5) years of experience in a related relevant role·

  1. Improved Cook stoves (ICS) Engineer

Key roles & responsibilities

 Develop technical documents for ICS programs·(ICS)
Ensure that promoted cook stoves meet approved and published·
standards and regulations
Disseminate publicized regulations, guidelines, policies, standards and·
laws for the development and promotion of improved cook stoves and
fuels

Advocate for economically feasible incentives for the dissemination of·
improved cook stoves and fuels.
Link cooking solutions developers to potential financial institutions·
Monitor the implementation of ICS promotion projects and provide·
technical advice for improvement
Provide support to the development, implementation and/or evaluation·
of projects in improved cook stoves dissemination
Measure socio-economic impacts of promoted cooking technologies·
and advise on improvement
Prepare project proposals for ICS promotion and dissemination·
projects
Provide support to the development, implementation and/or evaluation·
of projects and programs in social energies;
Mobilize and manage funds for the dissemination of improved·
cooking technologies
Advocate for economically viable incentives for different clean·
cooking solutions
Participate actively in promotional activities for the approved·
improved cook stoves and fuels
Qualifications & experience
At least a Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Energy Engineering, Production·
Engineering, natural resources management, mechanical engineering,
material science or other related fields
A Master’s degree is an added advantage·
Direct knowledge on Improved Cookstoves technologies is a·
requirement
At least 3 years of experience in design and implementation of
Improved cook-stoves programs
Strong background in community energy project implementation is an·
added advantage

  1. Tax Accountant

Key roles & responsibilities

 Review of invoices submitted for payment and prepare payments·
thereafter
Ensure that all taxes are properly withheld during preparation of·
invoice payment,
Ensure that all taxes withheld are declared and paid to RRA on time to·
avoid payment of fines and penalties
Ensure that monthly declaration is done before 15th of the next month·
and annual tax return is declared before 31st March of the following
financial year.
Work closely with RRA to ensure monthly tax reconciliations are·
updated
Update the management for new tax laws and ensure that it is well·
implemented by the company to avoid penalties.
Work closely with RRA and declaration companies to get documents·
of declared customs duties and ensure they are paid on time
Provide all support documents to external as well as internal auditors·
related to taxes withheld, declared and paid.
Ensure that accounting treatment of taxes is well maintained in the·
books of accounts according to the requirements of GAAP as well
IFRS.

Qualifications & experience

 Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in commerce, Accounting, finance, Business·
Administration with specialisation in accounting or Finance;
At least 2 years’ experience in accounting or Finance related role·
Having a professional qualification of CPA, ACCA or CAT or·
pursuing any of these professional qualifications is an added
advantage
Having knowledge in use of IFMIS is an added advantage·

  1. Director of  Primary & Social Energies

Key roles & responsibilities

 Strategic Management

1 Take lead in the implementation of strategies for primary & social
energies development in line with the overall business strategy.
2 Contribute to and take lead in the initiation and implementation of
procedures to guide in primary & social Energy Development
(stand alone, mini-grids and energy saving through the use solar
water heater systems, biogas technology, LPG, use of improved
biomass techniques, use of improved cook stoves etc) and EDCL
operations.

Coordination & supervision

3 Design and implement off grid implementation programs as per
the Rural Electrification Strategy and the GoR seven-year electrification plan
4 Oversee compliance with regulatory standards, customer needs
and the society as a whole
5 Technically advise the EDCL/REG Management in decisions that
need to be taken on activities /projects to be developed or
implemented in Primary and Social Energy Development. .
6 Lead in the planning and development of strategies for Primary
and Social Energies in line with the overall business strategy;
7 Lead the development of Primary and Social Energies projects in
an environmentally sustainable manner;
8 Managing projects, budgets, schedules, business partners,
consultants and construction contractors;
9 Managing stakeholders, engagement activities, relationship
building and communications with Ministries, Development
partners, regulatory agencies, business community and other
interested parties;
10 Report periodically on the performance of the Directorate
Budgeting
11 Manage budgets and costs of all the activities which he/she is
accountable.
Compliance
12 Lead compliance with regulatory rules minimizing impacts on the
company, as well as make suggestions for improving it.
13 Set, in coordination with the proper unit of the Energy
Development Company, the standardization of materials,
equipment and facilities ensuring that they meet the highest
standards of quality and efficiency.
Leadership
14 Provide overall leadership to the department staff and Supervise
and manage their performance and development in line with the
Organization’s goals, objectives, policies and regulations.
15 Develop a departmental annual work plan and financial budget
and monitor their implementation in line with the Business plan

Qualifications & experience

 At least a Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Electrical Engineering,·
Mechanical Engineering, Energy Technology, Renewable
Energy, Energy Economics, Economics, Rural Development or
any other relevant field
At least 5 years relevant working experience at least 2 years of·
which should be at a managerial level.
Experience in project management, contract management,·

stakeholder management and environmental management is
an added advantage.
Recognized leadership ability to coach, mentor, motivate and·
lead a diverse team of trained technical specialists.

  1. Director of Energy Planning

Key roles/responsibilities

 Network Access

  1. Contribute to defining the Electricity Access plan, setting
    priorities (uses, location, etc.) following the general guidelines of
    the GoR.
    2. Contribute to the Off-grid areas potentially developed by Social
    Energy Projects unit
    3. Ensure environmentally sustainable development of Power Plants
    and Network operation.
    Strategic Management
    4. Contribute to the development of Electricity Access planning &
    development strategies and policies in line with the overall
    business objectives of the organisation.
    5. Align strategic objectives of the unit with the guidelines received
    and on the basis of compliance with regulatory standards,
    customer needs and the society as a whole.
    6. Direct the management of all the processes under his/her
    responsibilities through the establishment of standards,
    procedures and work processes. He/she has to ensure that the
    development of the Network Automation and the implementation
    of Management Information Systems are adapted to the needs of
    the processes.
    Compliance
    7. Monitor compliance with regulatory rules minimizing impacts on
    the company, as well as make suggestions for improving it.
    8. Set, in coordination with the proper unit of the Energy
    Development Company, the standardization of materials,
    equipment and facilities ensuring that they meet the highest
    standards of quality and efficiency.

Leadership

  1. Provide leadership to the department staff and Supervise and
    manage their performance and development in line with the
    Organization’s goals, objectives, policies and regulations.
    10. Develop a departmental annual work plan and financial budget
    and monitor their implementation in line with the Business plan

 Qualifications and experience

 At least a Bachelor’s Degree (A0) in Electrical, Mechanical or·
Electro -Mechanical Engineering, Energy Planning, Energy
Economics, rural electrification and any other relevant field
At least 5 years of relevant working experience at least 2 of·
which should be at managerial level

  1. Hydropower Development Specialist

Key roles & responsibilities

 Provide technical support to the department in all aspects·
regarding hydropower development including concept notes,
pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, engineering designs,
tendering and procurement, construction supervision and
other related activities;
Direct and supervise contractors to ensure that Hydro Power·
capacity meets demand and supply and complies with the
strategic needs of the country;
Participate in contract development of the subcontractors as·
well as oversee their operations to ensure compliance within
the set guidelines;
Assist in developing guidelines and processes that are meant·
to ensure the quality and maintenance of the developed and
established hydropower infrastructures;
Assist in the investigation, development, planning and design·
of hydropower related projects and programmes;
Assist to formulate and develop hydropower development·
plans, programs and assess investment requirements when
required;
Gives technical advice and guidance to the head of division;·
Evaluate technical designs/plans of hydropower·
projects/energy programs including operating and capital
budget submittals for the organization;
Assist in preparation of various hydropower/energy field·
activities including survey and investigation;
Assist to initiate engineering, detailed Project report· &
feasibility studies or program review in response to inquiries
from the higher authorities or when professional judgment
suggests it is advisable to do so;
Review of all draft reports submitted by experts/consultants·
for acceptance by the Department and provide comments and
corrections

Qualifications & experience

 At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical,·

Electromechanical, Hydropower Engineering or other related
fields with at least two (2) years of relevant working
experience

MODE OF APPLICATION

Duly signed application letters addressed to the Managing Director of Energy Development
Corporation Limited (EDCL) together with updated detailed curriculum vitae, copies of
both academic and professional certificates, proof of related experience/valid work
certificates and names and addresses of at least three (3) reference persons and copy of
Identity Card should be submitted at the reception of EDCL located at Kigali City Tower
Building, 9th Floor not later than 17/10/2018 latest 4.00 P.M.

Note: Please note that submission of valid and acceptable proof of experience/work
certificates attached to your job applications to support the relevant experience
indicated in the applicant’s CVs among other documents highlighted above is a MUST
for pre-selection.

Candidates will be informed of shortlisting results via lists
appended on the REG website (www.reg.rw) under “Jobs” and on EDCL notice
boards/floors.
Done at Kigali on 02/10/2018

Felix GAKUBA
Managing Director

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