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 Land Management; or Land Economics; or Survey; or Physical Planning plus a Masters Degree in any of the above fields from a recognized University /Institution.
Working Experience
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Land Officer or equivalent level of relevant experience at Rural Electrification Agency or from a reputable organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Commissioner, Health, Safety and Environment for performing the following duties:-

-       Overseeing the acquisition of right of way for successful implementation of the Ministry’s investment projects;

-       Negotiating and acquiring wayleaves (right of way) for the Ministry’s investment projects;

-       Liaising with the Chief Government Valuer so as to carry out assessment and valuation of affected property;

-       Investigating claims and arbitrating land issues;

-       Sensitizing the communities on the need for right of way;

-       Coordinating stakeholder engagement and negotiation for land acquisition;

-       Promoting  awareness on the right of way and capacity building within the Ministry and among other relevant stakeholders;

-       Reviewing all the documentation and reporting matters pertaining to right of way for all the Ministry’s investment projects;

-       Obtaining consent for the use of land for the Ministry Investment Projects;

-       Maintaining database on the land acquired for the Ministry’s activities;

-       Carrying out Inspection and monitoring of land identified for acquisition for the project prospected areas/sites;

-       Providing technical advice and guidance on matters related to land acquisition;

-       Supervising and appraising the Land Officers within the Unit;


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

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