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ANNOUNCEMENT OF WATER SHORTAGE DURING DRY SEASON

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The Management of EWSA Ltd wishes to inform its esteemed customers who live in Kigali and its surrounding areas that during this dry season, there is water scarcity resulting from increased water consumption as there are no other alternative sources of water as it is during rainy season. 

We therefore urge our esteemed customers to practice rational use of water by reducing frequent and extravagant gardening, car washing and stop street watering. 

The Management of EWSA Ltd further urges its customers and public at large to stock water when delivered in their area to sustain periods of water shortage. 

The Management of EWSA Ltd takes also this opportunity to inform its customers that it has established a dynamic water rationing schedule, which will be published every week in different media outlets including Newspapers, TV and Radio Channels, EWSA Website and Social Media (Twitter and Face book).

In case of  any Commercial or Technical problems please contact the following Branch Managers :

 Gikondo: ( 0788303849);

 Nyamirambo: ( 0788305792);

 Remera: ( 0788303731);

 Kanombe: (0788303793);

 Muhima: (0788307824);

 Kacyiru: ( 0788459704) and

 Nyarugenge: ( 0788557863)

or call a EWSA Toll Free No: 3535.  

For urgent technical interventions including spotted pipe leaks, please call 0788683699. 

Once again, the Management of EWSA thanks its esteemed customers for the continued patronage and cooperation.

  

THE MANAGEMENT

ITANGAZO RYO GUKURAHO AMAFARANGA AJYANYE N’UBUKODE BWA MUBAZI Y’AMASHANYARAZI

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ITANGAZO RYO GUKURAHO AMAFARANGA AJYANYE N’UBUKODE BWA MUBAZI 

Y’AMASHANYARAZI 

 

Hashingiwe ku kifuzo cyatanzwe mu nama y’umushyikirano y’umwaka wa 2012 kirebana 

n’ubukode bwa mubazi y’amashanyarazi, EWSA inejejwe no kumenyesha abafatabuguzi 

bayo ko nyuma yo kungurana ibitekerezo n’abafatanyabikorwa bayo, bakarebera hamwe 

icyatuma amashanyarazi agera kuri bose, haba mu mijyi no mu duce tw’icyaro, hafashwe 

umwanzuro ko ubukode bwa mubazi bukurwaho. Ibi bikaba bizatangira gushyirwa mu 

bikorwa ku itariki ya 1/12/2013

EWSA ibashimiye ubufatanye mudahwema kuyigaragariza. 

 

Bikorewe i Kigali, tariki 26/11/2013 

 

 

Ntare KARITANYI 

Umuyobozi Mukuru

PRESS RELEASE/ANNOUNCEMENT ON REMOVAL OF ELECTRICITY MONTHLY CHARGES

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PRESS RELEASE/ANNOUNCEMENT ON REMOVAL OF ELECTRICITY MONTHLY CHARGES 

In reference to the National Dialogue proposal regarding electricity monthly meter rent, EWSA would like to inform the public that after consultation with its stakeholders and based to the objective of facilitation to access and use of electricity to all for both urban and rural areas, the monthly electricity meter charges will be removed from the 1st December 2013. 

 

The management of EWSA thanks all clients for usual cooperation. 

 

Done at Kigali, on 26th November 2013. 

 

 

Ntare KARITANYI 

Director General 

Job Announcement: Local Counterpart in Peat (Re)

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified one (1) Local Counterpart to the following position:

Position

Responsibilities & Duties

Required qualification & experience

1

Local Counterpart  in Peat  (1)

·        Follow-up and report on the implementation of peat supply agreement on a daily basis

·        Provide to the Head of PMP unit technical advice on issues affecting the peat mining projects, including work progress, budgets and costs, and propose mitigation measures;

·        When required by EWSA, provide assistance to the peat to power projects for any matter related to the peat resource assessment and peat mining projects, including but not limited to studies, field and laboratory work, etc.

·        Ensure that project execution complies with project agreements, including peat supply agreements, concession agreement and PPA where applicable and follow-up accepted national and international standards.

 

·        University degree in the field of Geology, Mining engineering, Chemistry, Applied Physics or other related fields;

·        Knowledge and experience of at least 3 years in the area of peat

·        Superior written and oral communication skills in English and French

·        Must be self-motivated and display common sense of good work ethic, initiative and good project monitor 

 

MODE OF APPLICATION:

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Proofs or certificates of previous employments are required

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Head Office Secretariat not later than 14/07/2014 at exactly 5.00 pm.

N.B. For more details on the job description please check on the following websites: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; www.mininfra.gov.rw and www.ewsa.rw

Done at Kigali, 

Ntare KARITANYI

Director General


 

International Job Announcement: International Expert in Peat (Re)

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified one (1) international expert to the following position:

Position

Responsibilities & Duties

Required qualification & experience

1

International Expert  in Peat  (1)

·        Identify technical documents and materials necessary for day-to-day work of peat and thermal power development in EWSA, and support the manager to establish  and maintain a database by staff members;

·        Investigate present usage of peat, and assess the  quality and quantity requirements for power plants, and advise on health, social and environmental considerations together with other staff members;

·        Provide on a day-to-day basis support to the Unit in project identification, preparation, planning and implementation, as well as construction supervision, testing and commissioning;

·        (h)   Whenever required, participate in technical meetings with Government Stakeholders and EWSA in relation to the peat mining and thermal plants projects

·        A university master degree in mechanical engineering, power engineering or equivalent area of specialty,

·        A minimum of 10 years with practical experience in thermal power engineering at mid-senior management level..

·        Familiarity with peat resources assessment, bogs preparation and peat mining technology.

·        A good understanding of Project Management and finance would be an advantage.

·        Take a proactive project management and leadership role 

·        Ability to work on a tight schedule

·        Flexibility to travel upcountry  and abroad,

·        Ability to work in a team with local counterpart staff members to build their capacity,

·        Strong presentation skills and comfort with the use of Microsoft office products,

·        Good communication skills in English

MODE OF APPLICATION:

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Proofs or certificates of previous employments are required

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment online to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than 08/08/2014 at exactly 5:00 P.M

N.B. For more details on the job description please check on the following websites: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; www.mininfra.gov.rw and www.ewsa.rw .

Done at Kigali, on 18 June 2014

Ntare KARITANYI

Director General


 

Job Announcement: Security Officer

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified staff to the following position:

Position

Responsibilities & Duties

Required qualification & experience

1

Security Officer (1)

·       Be responsible of the security of all assets;

·   Supervise all security agents from contracting companies and temporary guards working with EWSA Ltd;

·   Take part in investigation of thefts and any security issues and collaborate with concerned security services and National Police when necessary;

·        Provide assistance in Logistics activities when required;

·  Submit weekly report and monthly activities/progress report to the direct supervisor

·      Bachelor degree (Ao) in Public Administration, Political science or other related field;

·    5 years’ experience working in management, safety or security services for public or private institutions;

·        Be a demobilised soldier and who has peacekeeping experience will be an added advantage;

·        Be familiar with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, Power Point and Internet;

·    Proficiency and fluency in both French and English will be an advantage;

·        To be able to use and manage the CCTV systems/Software;

·     To be a holder of a driving license, Class B

MODE OF APPLICATION

1. An application form downloadable at the Public Service Commission website; www.psc.gov. rw

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Photocopy of identity card

5. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Head Office Secretariat not later than 11/07/2014 at exactly 5.00 pm.

N.B. For more details on the job description please check on the following websites:; www.ewsa.rw

Done at Kigali, on 26/07/2014

Ntare KARITANYI

Director General


 

Job Announcement: Procurement Officer, Project Accountant, Drivers

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruitingsuitable and qualifiedStaff tothefollowingpositions: 

 

Position

Responsibilities & Duties

Required qualification & experience

1

Procurement Officer(1)

·        Adverting, planning and filing

·        Analyse Rules and Procedures

·        Selection of the consultants

·        Works and Goods

·         

·        University degree in Law, Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Management, or other related field;

·       A certificate or a diploma in Procurement would constitute an added advantage;

·         Having a strong experience of 5 years in procurement (3 of which he/she shall have worked as a Procurement Officer in a donor funded program or project) is an advantage.

 

2

Project

Accountant(1)

·        Banking &cheque and cash management

·        Financial activity reporting

·        Financial Administration

·        Budgeting and financial planning

·        Degree in accounting;

·        Minimum 5 year experience accounting and project administration is an advantage;

·        Experience with an a Project is an added advantage;

·        Very good hands-on knowledge of excel and word is a must. Other programs (Database, accounting programs) a strong advantage;

·        Fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda

·        Mature, good communicator and team player;

·         

3

Drivers(2)

·        Drive project  vehicles for the transport of authorized  personnel;

·        Collect and deliver mail, documents, and other items;

·        Take care of the day to day maintenance of assigned vehicles, check oil, water, battery and brakes;

·        Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes and greasing;

·        Follow all rules and regulations in relation to the management of EARP vehicles.

·        Perform other related duties as required

·        Minimum High School Certificate;

·        Driver’s License at least Five (5) years old (Category B) having other categories will be an added advantage;

·        At least five (5) years working experience as a Driver ;

·        Excellent spoken English and/or French and good writing skills in English and/or French;

·        Certificate in Mechanics will be an added advantage.

·         

MODE OF APPLICATION:

 

  • 1.A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

  • 2.Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

  • 3.Photocopy of identity card

  • 4.Application letter foremployment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

 

 

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Head Office Secretariat not laterthan 07/07/2014 at exactly 5.00 pm..

 

N.B. For more details on the job description please check on the following websites: www.ewsa.rw.


 

Job Announcement: Local Counterpart in Peat

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified one (1) Local Counterpart to the following position:

Position

Responsibilities & Duties

Required qualification & experience

1

Local Counterpart  in Peat  (1)

·        Follow-up and report on the implementation of peat supply agreement on a daily basis

·        Provide to the Head of PMP unit technical advice on issues affecting the peat mining projects, including work progress, budgets and costs, and propose mitigation measures;

·        When required by EWSA, provide assistance to the peat to power projects for any matter related to the peat resource assessment and peat mining projects, including but not limited to studies, field and laboratory work, etc.

·        Ensure that project execution complies with project agreements, including peat supply agreements, concession agreement and PPA where applicable and follow-up accepted national and international standards.

 

·        University degree in the field of Geology, Mining engineering, Chemistry, Applied Physics or other related fields;

·        Knowledge and experience of at least 3 years in the area of peat

·        Superior written and oral communication skills in English and French

·        Must be self-motivated and display common sense of good work ethic, initiative and good project monitor 

 

MODE OF APPLICATION:

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Proofs or certificates of previous employments are required

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Head Office Secretariat not later than …/…/2014 at exactly 5.00 pm.

N.B. For more details on the job description please check on the following websites: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; www.mininfra.gov.rw and www.ewsa.rw .


 

International Job Announcement: International Expert in Peat

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified one (1) international expert to the following position:

Position

Responsibilities & Duties

Required qualification & experience

1

International Expert  in Peat  (1)

·        Identify technical documents and materials necessary for day-to-day work of peat and thermal power development in EWSA, and support the manager to establish  and maintain a database by staff members;

·        Investigate present usage of peat, and assess the  quality and quantity requirements for power plants, and advise on health, social and environmental considerations together with other staff members;

·        Provide on a day-to-day basis support to the Unit in project identification, preparation, planning and implementation, as well as construction supervision, testing and commissioning;

·        (h)   Whenever required, participate in technical meetings with Government Stakeholders and EWSA in relation to the peat mining and thermal plants projects

·        A university master degree in mechanical engineering, power engineering or equivalent area of specialty,

·        A minimum of 10 years with practical experience in thermal power engineering at mid-senior management level..

·        Familiarity with peat resources assessment, bogs preparation and peat mining technology.

·        A good understanding of Project Management and finance would be an advantage.

·        Take a proactive project management and leadership role 

·        Ability to work on a tight schedule

·        Flexibility to travel upcountry  and abroad,

·        Ability to work in a team with local counterpart staff members to build their capacity,

·        Strong presentation skills and comfort with the use of Microsoft office products,

·        Good communication skills in English

MODE OF APPLICATION:

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Proofs or certificates of previous employments are required

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than …./…/2014 at exactly 5:00 P.M

N.B. For more details on the job description please check on the following websites: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; www.mininfra.gov.rw and www.ewsa.rw . 


 

ENVIRONMENTALIST (1)

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The management of EWSA Ltd would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified staff on posts of ENVIRONMENTALIST for the project: multinational – interconnection of Electric grids of Nile Equatorial Lakes Countries/Rwanda scope.

Responsibilities & Duties

1. The Civil Engineer shall in collaboration with the consultant, be responsible for the daily supervision of contractors of construction of Transmission Lines and substations which shall involve site visits (checking dimensions, site conditions and so on)

2. Monitor and ensure that there are no deviations from the substations’ design and line routes;

3. Review the foundation designs, Monitorand ensure that Tower foundations and lines are constructed according to the agreed standards and proper workmanship;

4. Monitor all substations’ site civil works as per agreed standards.

5. Participate in certification of works before approval of payments.

Required qualification & experience

1) University degree in one of the Environmental Sciences or other related fields, and at least 5 years of professional familiarity with environmental impact assessments;

2) Thorough understanding of AfDB and World Bank environmental safeguards policies, especially environmental assessment;

3) Familiarity with environmental conditions prevailing in Rwanda or similar African countries;

4) Familiarity with environmental regulations and laws in Rwanda, and;

5) Should ideally be fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda.

MODE OF APPLICATION

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Managing Director of EWSA Ltd

2. Detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificate obtained

4. Photocopy of identity card

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letters addressed to the Managing Director of EWSA Ltd and signed CVs at the Head Office Central Secretariat not later than 17/04/2014at exactly 5.00pm.

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CIVIL ENGINEER (3)

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The management of EWSA Ltd would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified staff on posts of CIVIL ENGINEER for the project: multinational – interconnection of Electric grids of Nile Equatorial Lakes Countries/Rwanda scope.

Responsibilities & Duties

1. The Civil Engineer shall in collaboration with the consultant, be responsible for the daily supervision of contractors of construction of Transmission Lines and substations which shall involve site visits (checking dimensions, site conditions and so on)

2. Monitor and ensure that there are no deviations from the substations’ design and line routes;

3. Review the foundation designs, Monitorand ensure that Tower foundations and lines are constructed according to the agreed standards and proper workmanship;

4. Monitor all substations’ site civil works as per agreed standards.

5. Participate in certification of works before approval of payments.

Required qualification & experience

 At least a Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or Structural engineering;

 Minimum of 5 years of working experience in executing all types of foundations, buildings and building construction supervision;

 At least of 4years in engineering projects ranging from 30kV and above for both substations, Transmission Lines design and Construction;

 Should have very good working knowledge of Auto Desk –AUTO CADD;

 He/she shall be fluent in English. Having a working knowledge of French shall be an added advantage.

MODE OF APPLICATION

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Managing Director of EWSA Ltd

2. Detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificate obtained

4. Photocopy of identity card

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letters addressed to the Managing Director of EWSA Ltd and signed CVs at the Head Office Central Secretariat not later than 17/04/2014at exactly 5.00pm.

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INTERNATIONAL JOBS ANNOUNCEMENT

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified international experts for the Lake Kivu Monitoring Program in the following posts:

MODE OF APPLICATION

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Proofs or certificates of previous employments are required

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment online on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than 15/03/2014 at exactly 5:00 P.M.

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NATIONAL JOBS ANNOUNCEMENT

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting national suitable and qualified candidate for the Lake Kivu Monitoring Program in the following posts:

MODE OF APPLICATION

1. Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of EWSA

2. A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3. Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4. Photocopy of identity card

5. Proofs or certificates of previous employments are required

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications for employment in hard copy at the Central Secretariat not later than 04./.03./2014 at exactly 5:00 P.M.

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National Energy Expert

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The Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA), is seeking to recruit self-motivated, proactive, and accountable and team spirit National Energy Expert.

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Electricity/Power Supply Planning Local Counterpart(1)

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified one (1) Local Counterpart to the following position:Electricity/Power Supply Planning Local Counterpart(1)

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assisting the electricity expert with the development and regular updating of the power system master plan 
  • Working with the electricity expert to advise EWSA on least cost and high efficiency grid extension and intensification options
  • Assisting the electricity expert in the development of grid construction standards and the implementation of the national grid code
  • Assisting the electricity expert in overall network planning and design, in reduction of technical and commercial network losses
  • Assisting the electricity expert in the development and implementation of regional power system projects including the high voltage interconnection lines 

Geothermal Geophysicist Local Counterpart (1), Energy Planning Local Counterpart (1), Geothermal Drilling Engineer Local Counterpart(1)

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting suitable and qualified two (2) national experts to the following position:

 

  1. Geothermal Geophysicist Local Counterpart (1)
  2. Energy Planning Local Counterpart (1)
  3. Geothermal Drilling Engineer Local Counterpart(1)

 

MODE OF APPLICATION

 

1.    An application form downloadable at the Public Service Commission website; www.psc.gov. rw

2.    A detailed curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three persons for reference

3.    Photocopy of degrees or certificates obtained

4.    Photocopy of identity card

5.    Application letter for employment addressed to the Director General of  EWSA

 

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Head Office Secretariat not later than 19/11/2013 at exactly 5.00 pm.

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Expert for the position of Database Administrator Expert

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting an international suitable and qualified expert for the position of Database Administrator Expert:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Central Secretariat not later than 16/07/2013 at exactly 5:00 P.M.

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Expert for the position of Programmer Analyst Expert

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The management of EWSA would like to inform the public that it is recruiting an international suitable and qualified expert for the position of Corporate Planning Expert:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application for employment at the Central Secretariat not later than 16/07/2013 at exactly 5:00 P.M.


 

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