Rural Electrification Authority is a State Corporation established under Section 67 of the Energy Act No.12 of 2006. Its main mandate is to accelerate rural electrification in the country. The Authority would like to recruit an experienced, highly motivated and results oriented individual to join their team as the Chief Executive Officer. 

The applicant is expected to be a visionary and dynamic leader who will provide strategic leadership.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for the day to day management of the Authority and implementation of the Authority’s decisions in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Authority’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and recommend to the Board the long term strategic plans, annual operating plans and budgets; and to establish proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures;
  • Implement Government policy on rural electrification as articulated in Sessional paper No. 4 on Energy and as may be reviewed from time to time;
  • Ensure continuous achievement of the Authority’s financial and operating goals and objectives;
  • Develop business related proposals, reports and other submissions for consideration by the Authority;
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the quality and value of the services and products provided by the Authority;
  • Ensure prudent management of resources, assets and safe custody of records;
  • Ensure appropriate public relations’ strategies are designed and implemented to promote the Authority’s image and relations with all stakeholders;
  • Develop networks and partnerships with development partners and spearhead donor collaboration, fund raising and project development within the Board’s area of jurisdiction.
  • Advise the Board of Directors on operations, investment planning and sustainable development of the organizations interests.
  • Negotiate, execute and regularly monitor the performance contracts and implementation of agreed targets;
  • Attend to Human Resource matters including but not limited to; providing leadership to employees, maintain a conducive work environment for attracting, retaining and motivating employees; and managing succession.
  • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship.
  • Propose key strategies and policies for implementation of Renewable Energy projects;
  • Ensure compliance with the Laws of the land;
  • Ensure the realization of Vision 2030 for Authority’s related flagship projects;
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by the Board.
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