VACANCIES IN THE MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND PETROLEUM STATE DEPARTMENT FOR ENERGY
DIRECTOR OF RENEWABLE ENERGY, JOB GROUP ‘S’ – TWO (2) POST – V/No.68/2017 Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.120,270 – Ksh.180,660 p.m. – Job Group ‘S’
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have;
(i) served for a cumulative period of eighteen (18) years, three (3) of which should have been in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Renewable Energy, Job Group ‘Q’ and above;
(ii) a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Energy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Energy) or equivalent qualification university recognized in Kenya;
(iii) attended a Strategic Leadership course from a recognised institution;
(iv) demonstrated professional competence and administrative capability as reflected in work performance and results; and
(v) clear understanding of national goals, policies and objectives and the ability to translate them into renewable energy policies and programmes.
NOTE: possession of a Master’s degree in a relevant field will be considered an added advantage.
Duties and responsibilities
An officer at this level will be responsible to the Secretary, Renewable Energy for the administration of a department in the Renewable Energy Directorate. Duties and responsibilities will entail:
(i) Coordinating the development and review of relevant Policies, Regulation and other statutes;
(ii) Initiating formulation of standards and codes of practice for renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency and conservation in collaboration with stakeholders;
(iii) Coordinating private sector and other stakeholder participation in production, distribution and promotion of renewable energy technologies and marketing of its products;
(iv) Directing feasibility studies on harnessing of renewable energy resources;
(v) Coordinating project formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
(vi) Approving packaging and dissemination of information on renewable energy systems;
(vii) Overseeing the supervision of contractors and consultants; and
(viii) Collaborating with institutions of higher learning in development of educational curricula.
How to Apply for Public Service Commission Jobs 2017 (PSC) Jobs in kenya
(i) online through the Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke or job portal www.psckjobs.go.ke
(ii) by completing ONE PSC 2 (Revised 2016) application form. The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.
Completed applications should be sent or delivered to:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 30095 – 00100
(i) Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form. ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. It is an offence to include incorrect information in the application. Details of academic and professional certificates not obtained by closure of the advert should not be included.
(ii) Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
(iii) Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
(iv) The Public Service Commission is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities. THEREFORE, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THE MARGINALIZED AND THE MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
(v) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during interviews. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates.
(vi) Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.
Applications should reach the Commission on or before 15th June, 2017.