Exciting Career Opportunities at Rusumo Power Company Limited (September, 2019 Recommended Jobs)

Rusumo Power Company Limited

The Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Rwanda and the United Republic of Tanzania have received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Power Project (RRFP).

The Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Rwanda and the United Republic of Tanzania, through a Shareholders Agreement and the Implementation Agreement, jointly seek to develop the 80MW Regional Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Plant (‘the Project”) through a Special Purpose Vehicle Company, the Rusumo Power Company Limited (RPCL).

The RPCL has been established by the three governments to develop, construct, finance, insure, own, operate and maintain the Hydropower plant/Generation Facility.

The Rusumo Power Company Limited (RPCL) intends to apply part of the proceeds of the credit to recruit the following key staff positions within the company and now invite qualified individuals to apply for the positions:

1. Plant Manager

2. Finance and Administration Manager

3. Electrical Engineer

4. Mechanical Engineer

5. Human Resource and Administration officer

6. Mechanical Technicians x2 

7. Protection and control Technician


The above positions will be based at the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Power Plant site on the Rwanda-Tanzania Boarder. Staff will be appointed on a 3-year Contract renewable, based on performance with a probation period of 6 months.


Only qualified candidates who are nationals of the participating and shareholder countries of Republic of Burundi, Republic of Rwanda, and United Republic of Tanzania are eligible to apply. The positions will be filled up based on equity and balance of the shareholder countries.

Interested qualified candidates should electronically submit their application letter, Curriculum Vitae, academic certificates and copies of relevant documents/testimonials, addressed to the Chairperson Board of Directors, Rusumo Power Company Board (RPCL) by 30th September 2019 before 17:00 hours Rwanda time through the email: nelsapprocurement@nilebasin.org with copy to nelcuvacancy@nilebasin.org , the email should labeled “candidate name” and title of position applied for.

Only candidates who meet the requirements and are short-listed for the interview will be contacted.