• Director of Primary & Social Energies

    Employer: Energy Development Corporation Ltd (EDCL)
    Posted: 13 October 2018
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    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


    11 Manage budgets and costs of all the activities which he/she is accountable.


    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.


    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.


    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.


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