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Jobs & Careers at Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) 2018

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Apply for Career Opportunities at Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO).

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) is a 100% state-owned corporation incorporated on 2nd December 2008 under the Company’s Act, Cap 486 as a State Corporation pursuant to the Sessional Paper No. 4 of 2004 on Energy.

The Mandate of the Company is to plan, design, construct, own, operate and maintain high voltage electricity transmission grid and regional power interconnectors.

KETRACO’s Vision is to be a world-class electricity transmission company and the leading interconnector in Africa. The Mission of the Company is to provide reliable, efficient and effective electricity transmission and promote power trade for sustainable socio-economic development.

To achieve the above mandate, KETRACO has so far completed and commissioned
1,115.5km of transmission lines with 5000km committed and on-going projects. The company has assets base of over Kshs. 77 Billion. In addition; and to increase access to electricity, KETRACO plans to construct additional 7000km of transmission lines in the next five years.

The Company invites applications from suitable individuals to fill the following positions.

1. Economist II – 2 positions

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/112/VOL I-B

To collect, analyse and maintain data and information for monitoring the Strategic Plan, Performance Contract and Annual Work Plan implementation, project planning data and annual work planning.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade, An officer must have: –

Key Tasks

2. Senior Economist

KETRACO/5/1C/40/120/ VOL II-B

 Reporting to Manager, Corporate Planning

Develop and implement long medium term and short term corporate plans and planning systems.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must have: –

Key Tasks

3. Senior Research Officer

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/111/VOL I-B

 Reporting to the Manager, Strategy and Corporate Planning.

To assist in implementation of Research and Development Policy, supervising and undertaking research activities.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade, An officer must have: –

Key Tasks

4. Assistant Accountant Projects

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/110/VOL I-B

 Reporting to the Accountant, Projects.

Participating in implementing accounting project accounting systems as per approved procedures.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade, An officer must have: –

Key Tasks

5. Treasury Accountant

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/108-B

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Accountants.

Effective management of treasury funds and revenue to ensure the Company obtains full value from its financial resources.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must:-

Key Tasks

6. General Ledger & Payable Accountant

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/109/VOL I –B

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Accountants

Ensure effective processing of payments as per approved procedures

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade,An officer must have: –

Key Tasks

 

7. Supply Chain Officer

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

 Reporting to the Senior Supply Chain officer.

Roles

To efficiently and effectively use resources and timely availability of required goods
and services.

Key Tasks

8. Supply Chain Management Manager

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/113/VOL I-B

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Supply Chain Management.

Job Roles

To ensure timely acquisition of necessary resources and facilities for efficient and effective use of resources
Supply Chain Management Manger Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must:

Key Tasks

9. Electrical Design Engineer

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

Reporting to the Senior Manager Operations & Maintenance

To ensure proper designs and standardization and commissioning of power systems

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must: –

Tasks

 

10. Graduate Electrical Engineer – 20 positions

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

 Reporting to the Senior Engineer

To train and develop the Engineers for take up of maintenance duties of the transmission Line network assets

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must: –

Tasks

 

11. Clerk of Works – 15 positions

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

 Reporting to the Project Manager. Post will be on 2-year contract; renewable depending on the duration of the Project

To make sure that work is carried out to the client’s standards, specification and schedule. Clerks of Works must be able to liaise with Engineers when dealing with Technical matters that may arise on major Construction Projects.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must: –

Tasks

12. Substation Electrical Plant Engineer

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

To ensure Optimum maintenance of the primary and secondary substation equipment in order to maximize availability and utility.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must: –

Key Tasks

 

13. System Protection Engineer

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

 Reporting to the Senior Manager Operations & Maintenance

To ensure maintenance of Power Protection and Control.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade an officer must:-

Key Tasks

14. Transmission Lines Engineer – 2 positions

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40/114-B

 Reporting to the Senior Manager Operations & Maintenance

To ensure maintenance of the overhead Transmission Lines to maximize reliability and availability.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

Key Tasks

15. Archives Assistant

REF: KETRACO/5/1C/40//VOL I-B

The purpose of this job is to ensure that KETRACO records are properly appraised and that archives are managed to the highest professional standards and to promote awareness of, and access to these records as resource to help staff in retrospect planning as well as maintain the Company’s heritage.

Job Requirements

For appointment to this grade, An officer must:-

Key Tasks

How to apply

Candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the address shown below (clearly stating the reference in the letter and on the envelope) by close of business on 19th January, 2018 at 4.30pm. Applications to include CVs with details of day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment, names and contacts of three referees. Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials, and copy of National ID/Passport addressed to:-

The Managing Director,

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited, KAWI COMPLEX, 4th Floor, Popo Lane, South C, off Red Cross Road,

P.O. Box 34942 – 00100,

NAIROBI.

In addition to the above, successful candidates for position one (1) will be expected to:- Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. Specifically, they must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations: –

Terms Of Service And Remuneration The appointment to all the positions except No.16 will be on permanent and pensionable terms. The successful candidates for the positions will be offered competitive remuneration package in accordance with the Company guidelines. KETRACO is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications without the relevant qualifications, copies of documents/details as sought for will not be considered. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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