• Manager GIS

    Employer: Energy Development Corporation Ltd (EDCL)
    Posted: 13 October 2018
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    Key roles/responsibilities

    Statement of essential Job duties /responsibility

    Developing advanced, specialized maps utilizing geographic information and best practices;
    Extract demographic and other information from various data sources of energy related sector and accurately represent it in maps and reports;
    To perform field and office work, inventorying all necessary data regarding electricity infrastructures and collecting/depicting data using GPS field capturing methodology;
    Creating and maintaining the structures necessary for GIS data storage;
    Developing the tools for loading/transferring GIS data between different systems;
    Manipulation, analysis and presentation of geographical information by creating programs to convert GIS information from one format to another;
    Developing internet applications to present GIS data and tools on corporate websites;
    Analysing geographic relationships among varying types of data, preparing geospatial metadata and standard operation procedure documentation, and operating GIS/GPS system hardware, software, plotter, equipment, etc.;
    Consulting with Power System Design Unit to define project requirements, investigating various approaches to attain the best result and adhering to standards and policies on quality assurance and quality checks is required;
    To effectively interpret a variety of instructions in written, verbal, or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables;
    Provides employees with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and builds effective teams;
    Reviews, updates and maintains the electric network model in the GIS;
    Monitors, analyses and manages workloads to ensure optimal use of staff;
    Works closely with other management staff in support of department goals;
    Ensure compliance with codes, standards as well as with design, operations and maintenance requirements;
    Coordinates with other departments and GIS users in EDCL to review and approve configuration changes in GIS;

    Qualifications and experience

    Bachelor’s degree in Geography, Geographical Information Systems, or related field with at least 5 years of proven relevant GIS experience;
    OR Master’s degree in Geography, Geographical Information Systems, or related field with at least 3 years of proven relevant GIS experience


    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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