Nile Lakes states seek procurement specialist for 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydro project

Nile Equatorial Lakes states seek applications to serve as procurement specialist for development of the 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydroelectric project on the Kagera River. Responses are due November 22.

The Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP), a unit of the Nile Basin Initiative, received in August US$340 million in financing for Rusumo Falls from the World Bank. NELSAP recruited a project manager in 2012 for the project, which will be located on the border of Rwanda and Tanzania and feature transmission lines interconnecting those countries and Burundi.

NELSAP currently seeks a procurement specialist responsible for overall management and coordination of procurement for Rusumo Falls, including management of tendering processes.

Terms of reference for the job may be obtained from the NELSAP Internet site, Applicants are to submit a cover letter and resume including date of birth and nationality by 5 p.m., Rwanda time, November 22 by e-mail to the addresses below.

For information, contact Nile Basin Initiative, Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP), Thuguri Mungai, 4th Floor, Kigali City Tower, Avenue du Commerce, P.O. Box 6759, Kigali, Rwanda; (250) 788307334; E-mail:,,; Internet:

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