Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans who have been serving under the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) under Contract Terms and are going to be formally mainstreamed in the Department of Rural Electrification in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.

     Applications should be filled and submitted ON-LINE no later than Wednesday 30th November 2022 by 5.00 pm. The link to the e-recruitment system can be accessed and viewed at




1.      ONLY Staff of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) are eligible to respond to this Advertisement.


2.The Common Cadre positions under Procurement Unit; Human Resource Unit; Accounts Unit and others have been reflected under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for purposes of this Advert. At the time of issuing Instruments of Appointment, such staff shall be reflected under their respective Parent Ministries in line with the existing Policies and Procedures.


1.  Mandatory Instructions to Applicants: -


a)         Apply ON-LINE.

b)         Scan and submit relevant documents on-line.

c)         Attach relevant documents namely; “O” and “A” Level Certificates, Bachelor’s and Post Graduate, Degree Transcripts and Certificates (where applicable) as well as Employment letters.

d)         Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable document format (PDF) is allowed.


2.   Application Process

i)               Visit the website

ii)             Click on “register as a new user” to create your account and complete your profile starting with the Bio data moving downwards

iii)           If you already have an account, simply click on your right and update your profile

iv)           Click a Job from the list of advertised jobs in the menu.

v)             View the Job Details and Click “Apply now”

vi)           Review your application and SUBMIT.

NB. Applicants are allowed to apply for only two posts 

  3.   Please Note: -


a)             Only applications submitted on-line shall be considered.

b)             Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. 

c)        Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along with them their original certificates of “O” and “A” level, Degree and Post Graduate (where applicable), Transcripts and Certificates as well as letters of employment plus National Identity Cards during the Oral Interviews.   

d)            In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279 or e-mail

              Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:

        -       Public Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings, Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.


  -      Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
Terms of Employment
HRM 48/272/01
Minimum Age
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification
Applicants should be Ugandans and duly appointed staff of Rural Electrification Agency holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; or Power Engineering; Power Systems Engineering plus a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering; or Power Engineering; or Power Systems Engineering; or Power Economics; or Renewable Energy; or Management from a recognized University /Institution. Applicants should be registered with the Engineers’ Registration Board (ERB)
Working Experience
Applicants should have a minimum of twelve (12) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Assistant Commissioner or equivalent relevant experience at the Rural Electrification Agency or from a reputable organization or
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director, Energy Resources Development for performing the following duties:-

-       Coordinating and supervising the implementation of Rural Electrification initiatives and Electricity Connections Policy;

-       Coordinating the development and implementation of plans, programmes and strategies for Rural Electrification;

-       Initiating Policies, Laws, and Regulations and Guidelines for Rural Electrification;

-       Developing work plans, budgets and managing and accounting for Departmental resources;

-       Coordinating Research and Innovation matters on Rural Electrification;

-       Overseeing planning, preparation and designing of Rural Electrification Projects;

-       Promoting sustainability of Rural Electrification investments/infrastructure;

-       Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of Rural Electrification initiatives;

-       Spearheading compliance to specifications and standards;

-       Coordinating capacity building and performance management of staff in the Department;

-       Preparing Departmental reports as required by the law and management;

-  Developing and coordinating partnerships and collaboration linkages locally and internationally relating to Rural Electrification;

-       Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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