PRINCIPAL RENEWABLE ENERGY OFFICER, BIOMASS ENERGY, GRADE REREC 4 (1 POST) JOBS AT REREC (The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation) Formerly; The Rural Electrification Corporation

LOCATION: Nairobi

Job Specifications

  1. Developing and reviewing relevant policies, specification and guidelines on Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  2. Coordinating Biomass energy programmes and appraising Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  3. Collaborating with county governments in promotion and development of Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  4. Promoting the use of Biomass Energy technologies utilization practices and application of Biomass Energy Technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  5. Identifying and planning feasibility studies on harnessing of Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  6. Coordinating development of Biomass energy technology transfer activities; supporting participation in production, distribution and marketing of Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  7. Participating in the development of specifications for Biomass Energy technologies (bio-diesel, bio-ethanol, charcoal, bio-digesters, fuel wood, municipal waste and co-generation);
  8. Designing Biomass energy outreach programmes;
  9. Preparing draft departmental budget, work plan and procurement plans;
  10. Undertaking staff development, supervision and reporting;
  11. Participating in the mainstreaming of climate change mitigation and adaptation in renewable energy development; and
  12. Mentoring and coaching staff.

Person Specifications

  1. A minimum period of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in the public or private sector;
  2. Masters’ degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, environmental science, engineering, Management, Entrepreneurship or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  3. Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: sustainable energy, renewable energy technologies, chemistry, Physics, biochemistry, forestry, agriculture, environmental science, engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, energy) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  5. Membership of relevant professional body; and
  6. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Application Procedure:

  1. Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;
  2. All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Form (Click here to Download)and send the same in EXCEL to the Chief Executive Officer on jobs@rea.co.ke. Kindly note that PDF and SCANNED bio data will be rejected.
  3. 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).
  4. 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.
  5. Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth and female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
  6. 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,
P.O Box 34585-00100,
NAIROBI.

So as to reach on/or before 22nd December, 2020.

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