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Renewable Energy Officer- Taita Taveta

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Energy, power
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The Government of Kenya has received financing from the World Bank towards the financing of the Kenya Off-Grid Solar Access Project for under served counties (K-OSAP). The project covers a period of six years. The project development objective is to increase access to modern energy services in under served counties of Kenya. The project will be implemented in 14 counties.The Project will be implemented by the Ministry of Energy, Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) and Rural Electrification Authority (REA).
Method of Application
Applications should include detailed CVs indicating how they meet all the qualification requirements, day time contacts, current and expected salary, names and contacts of three referees. Copies of all relevant Certificates/ Testimonials and copy of national ID/Passport must be attached.


  1. Electrification of households, public facilities and businesses through mini-grid systems;
  2. Electrification of households through standalone solar systems and provision of clean cooking solutions for house-holds;
  3. Electrification of community facilities through standalone solar systems and solar water pumps for communities; and
  4. Technical assistance, including institutional development, capacity building and project implementation support.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Taita taveta
Area of work: Energy, power
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Electrical installation; Solar technology installations; Project implementation; Engineering; Electrical power generation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Ministry of Energy and Petroleum

GovernmentalCompany size: 100-500 people

Energy is one of the key enablers of the Vision 2030 and energy security remains a matter of national national priority. The Second Medium Plan 2013-2017 identifies energy as one of the enablers for transformation into “a newly-industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens in a clean and secure environment”. Access to competitive-priced, reliable, quality, safe and sustainable energy is essential for achievement of the Kenya Vision 2030. Under the fourth Schedule of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, on behalf of the National Government, is responsible for energy policy and regulation of electricity and gas reticulation while County Governments are responsible for planning and development of electricity and gas reticulation and regulation.

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