The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) as established by Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 75. The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.
Now, with additional funding support by the Islamic Development Bank, REA intends to integrate planned new electricity capacity into the national grid, increase rural access rate to electricity in the North, North-Eastern (Apac, Kole, Lira, Dokolo, Pader, Agago, Kitgum, Soroti, Katakwi, Tororo), and South-Western (Kabale, Kisoro, Kanungu, Mitooma, Rukungiri, Ntungamo, Ibanda, Isingoro, Mbarara, Kyenjojo,Kabarole, Kamwenge) regions of the country and contribute towards increasing the interconnection between Uganda and Rwanda.
In order to achieve the above, REA is seeking to recruit Ugandan nationals suitably qualified to fill the following two year project based vacancies: