Corporate Planning Officer needed at Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title:         Corporate Planning Officer

Organisation: Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:                                            

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) is a statutory body established in accordance with the Electricity Act, 1999 (Chapter 145, Laws of Uganda). The Act empowers ERA to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale, Export, Import-and Distribution of electrical energy in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Corporate Planning Officer will review and report on Electricity Regulatory Authority’s performance and effectively implement the corporate monitoring systems and initiatives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop the Institutional planning, monitoring and evaluation Framework
  • The incumbent will coordinate the development and compilation of the departmental work plans and align them with the Business plan
  • Follow up, track and report on the implementation of departmental work plans on a monthly basis
  • Prepare quarterly institutional monitoring and evaluation reports
  • Evaluate and report on the institutional compliance to the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Prepare high quality annual reports
  • Coordinate the preparation and dissemination of key information and institutional reports to stakeholders
  • Coordinate the preparation of the annual and three year business plans
  • Attend various meetings on behalf of the unit initiated by the ESI stakeholders and prepare briefs
  • Assist the Manager, Corporate Planning in the coordination of Regional activities
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant for the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) Corporate Planning Officer job placement must hold an Honors Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics or Statistics
  • Possession of a Post Graduate qualification in Monitoring & Evaluation
  • At least three years relevant work experience
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to set priorities and perform under pressure with accuracy and dedication
  • Ability to establish positive working relationships at various levels, internally and externally
  • Excellent analytical, drafting and problem solving skills
  • Should be result oriented
  • Should be a team player with good inter personal skills
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in relevant computer packages.
  • Age: Between 25 – 35 years

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applicationletters and enclose copies of: Detailed Curriculum Vitae (indicating daytime telephone number (s), fax or email address of the applicant and daytime telephone numbers, fax or email addresses of three Referees) and relevant transcripts and certificates. The applications should be delivered preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:

The Manager, Human Resources & Administration,

Electricity Regulatory Authority,

Plot 15, Shimoni Road,

  1. O. Box 10332, Kampala – Uganda

Deadline: 24th March, 2017 by 5:00 PM