Operations General Manager Job, Latest Engineering Vacancies in Kenya, 

Job Summary

Reporting to the Managing Director & CEO, the job holder is responsible for sustainable generation of electric power and availing the same to the off taker for powering economic activities.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading in the development of power generation strategies and policies.
  • Ensuring that power generation targets for all the generation units are achieved.
  • Planning and execution of Hydro/Geothermal/Thermal/Wind resource utilization, plant and equipment maintenance.
  • Ensuring optimum operation, repair and maintenance of power plants, mechanical equipment, workshops tools and equipment, and other assets.
  • Offering  technical leadership in construction, installation, and commissioning of power plants.
  • Offering leadership in preparation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on maintenance programs, projects implementation schedules, and equipment performance.
  • Approving plant maintenance schedules, projects preparation and implementation, and energy generation schedules.
  • Participating in Power Purchase agreements negotiations.
  • Preparing briefs for the Executive management and strategic papers for consideration and approval by the Board of Directors
  • Ensuring that the green energy footprint is sustained.
  • Preparing, implementing, and monitoring departmental budgets.
  • Ensuring timely procurement of parts and tools for power plant repairs and maintenance.
  • Identifying emerging energy generation technologies and proposing suitable technologies for implementation by the business.
  • Liaising with the off taker on grid stability and energy demands.
  • Developing and implementing safety programs for staff, stakeholders, and security of assets within operation department
  • Preparing, implementing, and monitoring departmental budget.
  • Implementing procurement plans for the department.
  • Ensuring compliance with Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems ( EMS), occupational health and safety, statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Coaching, mentoring, and developing staff using relevant human resource tools.

Person specifications

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years experience in a relevant field, five (5) years as senior manager in a large organization.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree/Technology in: Mechanical/Mechatronics/Electrical/Civil Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering will be an added advantage.
  • Registered Professional Engineer of good standing with Engineers Board of Kenya.
  • Membership with Institution of Engineers of Kenya
  • Demonstrated high performance and leadership in previous roles.
  • Fulfil the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution

How To Apply

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