Director Transmission Operation & Maintenance - Re-advertised

  • Address : Kigali, Rwanda
  • Position Type : Full Time
  • Deadline : 28-November-2018
  • Vacancies : 1
  • Required degree : Bachelor
  • Required Years of Experience : 6

About REG-EUCL

The Energy Sector in Rwanda is undergoing a process of reform and a comprehensive program of renewal and expansion of electricity infrastructure is underway to ensure growth of the network to meet current and future supply requirements with a high level of reliability. The Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL) is a Subsidiary of the Rwanda Energy Group (REG) one of the Successor entities from the former EWSA. EUCL took over EWSA utility operations including the associated generation plants, transmission and distribution network and all adjoining facilities thereto.

Description, duties, responsibilities

Job Summary:

To maximize availability and reliability of the Transmission Grid and efficiency of all operations

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Delivery

  1. Ensure Network availability and stability, by executing Transmission & Substations Real-Time Operations;
  2. Ensure the development and implementation of a Transmission Grid Annual Maintenance Plan;
  3. Ensure economic dispatch in consideration of seasonal impact (monitor and control SCADA operators)
  4. Coordinate the planning and upgrading protection network systems

Leadership

  1. Support development of EUCL Strategic Action Plan
  2. Develop Business Plan and Budget for Transmission Department aligned with EUCL overall Strategic and Action Plans;

Business

  1. Ensure the Transmission Department is run as a successful/profitable business department;
  2. Ensure the Transmission Department is run an efficient and professional entity;

 

Safety, Health & Environment

  1. Ensure ALL Transmission Grid operations comply with Safety, Environment and Health statutory, legal and regulatory guidelines;
  2. Develop Safety regulations, processes and procedures; Monitor the implementation of safety procedures;

 

Education and Experience requirements

MSc and BSc Degree in Electrical OR Electromechanical Engineering, with at least 6 years of experience in Electricity Utility Operations or similar experience and at least 3 of which in a senior management role;

OR

BSc Degree in Electrical OR Electromechanical Engineering, with at least 8 years of experience in Electricity Utility Operations or similar experience and at least 4 of which in a senior management role;

Requirements and Skills