Senior Business Development Officer Job in Kenya

The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, (formerly, the Rural Electrification Authority) a State Corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019, is mandated to enhance provision of electricity in the rural areas of the country as well as develop, manage and promote the use of renewable energy in Kenya. Through its mandate, the Corporation seeks to improve the socio- economic well-being of Kenyans living in rural areas as well as develop cheap alternatives to sources of energy through the promotion of renewable energy.

The Corporation is looking for highly experienced, motivated and results oriented individuals to fill the vacancies in the organization. The applicants must be self-driven individuals who are focused and committed to driving the Corporation towards achieving its mandate. They will work with the departmental teams in spearheading/embracing innovation, work ethics and must possess high level of integrity.

Applications are invited from professionals who meet ALL the minimum qualifications for the following positions;




  • Identifying and   preparing     projects     and    programmes     portfolio          for implementation and financing by development partners and other stakeholders;
  • Developing the Corporation business strategies;
  • Ensuring prioritization of renewable energy projects for financing by Development Partners;
  • Carrying out preparatory activities for implementation of the development partners projects;
  • Establishing and maintaining linkages with strategic partners;
  • Identifying opportunities for new products and ensuring continuous business development;
  • Appraising of financing proposals to the corporation; and
  • Preparing financing proposals for renewable energy projects by stakeholders


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • A minimum period of four (4) years’ relevant work experience in public service or private sector;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Studies, Management Statistics, Finance, Mathematics, Accounting, Economic or a relevant field;
  • Certificate in supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institutions;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

How to Apply

  • Apply for a position through a standard one-page letter, attaching a detailed CV and copies of certificates;
  • All applicants MUST complete the BIO DATA Form which should be obtained in the Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation website and send the same in EXCEL to the Chief Executive Officer on and SCANNED bio data will be rejected.
  • Only the candidates offered employment shall be required to present the following clearance certificates:
    • Tax Compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Corporation(KRA);
    • Clearance Certificates from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC);
    • Clearance Certificates from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
    • A Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
    • A current report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
  • Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit HARD COPIES of their applications together with their updated Curriculum Vitae, CERTIFIED copies of academic and professional certificates on or before the closing dates.
  • Qualified persons including physically challenged, youth, minority groups and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be sent to:

The Chief Executive Officer,

Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation, Kawi House, Block C/South C-Bellevue,

P.O Box 34585-00100,


So as to reach on/or before 26th June 2023.