Electricity Dispatch Manager - Hr/Odp/02/03/2020

Electricity Dispatch Manager - Hr/Odp/02/03/2020


Electricity Dispatch Manager - Hr/Odp/02/03/2020

Details of the offer

Reporting to the Operations Director, the job holder is responsible for managing dispatch and monitoring of electricity generating units, optimal utilization of hydro resource, monitoring & taking action to remedy stability of the power system and for liaison between KenGen and Kenya Power & Lightning Company (KPLC) and other stake holders in the energy sector


To manage the KenGen Dispatch Centre by providing the link between KenGen and KPLC & other stake holders.

Coordinating all the operations and maintenance programs of the KenGen plants whilst ensuring plant availability, reliability, safety and security of the power system.

Monitor and report the KenGen energy sales contribution to the National energy demand

To ensure optimum hydro resource utilization while maintaining optimal dam levels and achieving the PPA Dependable energy requirement.

Co-ordinate with NCC (KPLC) during power system restoration after a system Blackout or system disturbance.

Provide daily updates of KenGen plants performance, hydrology, outages, declared capacity and availed energy.

Ensures timely monthly reconciliation of KenGen capacity, availed energy and fuel stocks data with KPLC for billing and invoice preparation purposes.

Advise management on the impact of additional power production by the Independ Power Producers (IPPS) on the KenGen’ s market share

To ensure implementation and adherence to the PPAs.

Execute strategic initiatives to ensure operations efficiency

Monitor operations efficiency

Approve EFT, and workflowgen in the system

Prepare and regularly updates the department’s strategy and performance targets in line with KenGen’ s strategy.

Prepare and monitor the department’s budget to ensure adherence to allocated budget.

Ensure that Staff policies and procedures are adhered to by all within the area

Maintain cordial Industrial relation within the Department in collaboration with Area and National office of the workers Union
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 7 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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