Powerplant Operations Shift Supervisor

Kibuye, RW, 6679

ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates power generation facilities with proven and cutting-edge energy technologies. We are an international high-growth company, founded in 2005, that has grown exponentially to own and operate a fleet of renewable and thermal assets, located in 20 countries across 4 continents.

Wherever we operate, we are committed to the highest standards of health and safety, environmental, social responsibility, and our people’s well-being. Our longstanding ESG pledge includes becoming net-zero carbon by 2050.

Acquisition of ContourGlobal by the US private-equity fund KKR will enable us greatly to further expand our portfolio, increase investment in the energy transition, and take advantage of new opportunities in our core markets.

Our multinationa, integrated team of almost 1500 people prides itself on our culture and values, and welcomes entrepreneurial, innovative, ambitious, and collaborative professionals to come join us.

Job Summary:

The role entail being technical lead in-charge in charge of a shift at powerplant.

Key Responsibilities:

In the position of Powerplant Operations shift Supervisor, the employee shall have the following responsibilities.

  • Ensure that the ContourGlobal (CG) Policies are fully understood and followed at the Power Plant (including CG Essential information _ Company Values, Anti-Corruption, Supplier Code of Conduct, Health Safety & Environment, obligations to local communities, etc)
  • Ensure the Health, Safety & Environmental obligations with respect to ContourGlobal Policies, Lenders & other legislations (locally or regionally) are strictly followed and are timely reported.
  • A close follow-up of Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) activities on site with respect to Power generation at the Power Plant. Additionally, ensuring that the main procedures are duly implemented and followed, for instance: Permit To Work (PTW), Job Safety and Environmental Analyses (JSEA), Lock-Out/Tag-out (LOTO) procedures are being respected; Safety rules are being respected _ correct wearing of PPEs, site access control, vehicle management, incident reporting etc. HSE site and work inspections are being done (including inspection level 1 and level 2 as per CG policies)
  • Be a project sponsor in corporate environmental and social responsibility activities undertaking by CG & Kivuwatt Ltd
  • Respect of confidential obligation
  • Participate in supervision and monitoring of planned and unplanned repairs on the Power plant equipment
  • Ensure safe, reliable and commercially sound operation of the power plant during the shift.
  • Monitor the start and stop the Gensets, and all power plant auxiliaries in according to the SOP
  • Monitor the operation parameters of the Gensets, all power plant and immediately report the detected malfunctions and deviations in the operation of the Equipment
  • Provide first line maintenance of the gen-sets and other plant auxiliaries
  • Read, understand and interpret P&ID and Electrical diagrams of the Power plant and identify position on field of P&ID elements.
  • Know-how HMI SCADA screen operation
  • Troubleshooting and analysis of equipment; review, inspect, and diagnose possible root cause, notify appropriate personnel, rectify issues;
  • Ensuring proper housekeeping in the Power Plant, including the cleaning of the site and equipment
  • Keeping accurate electronic and paper records to comply with the company’s internal systems and procedures.
  • Verify the level of performances of the equipment and correct the parameters


  • Develop operational team motivation
  • Managerial capability
  • Keep excellent work-relationship in operation team and with co-workers including the maintenance department, gas extraction facility operational team, power plant facility team, etc.
  • Obey HSE rules and ensure their application
  • Keep excellent relationship with local community and authorities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to utilize 3Cs
  • Familiar with good health and safety standards and the ability to enforce company HSE standards as well as environmental management plans as required providing a safe and healthy working environment


Commit to Lead with Our Values

  • Commit to CG values as expressed in the Essential Information. Model the values in any interaction internally and externally.
  • Put Health and Safety First
  • Embrace Timely Transparency
  • Model the 3Cs – Communication, Collaboration and Coordination
  • Embrace Failure analysis and continuous improvement including Five Whys
  • Seek out ways to incorporate technology and Artificial Intelligence into the company’s legal practice


  • Bachelor of Engineering (electrical or mechanical) or equivalent.
  • 10 years’ experience (at least 06 years’ experience in power and/or gas Industry) and offshore experience (would be an advantage to have)
  • Supervisory level in energy generation sector
  • Good level (written and spoken) in English and French (optional)
  • Proficiently in Microsoft Office products such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Power Point & Adobe Pdf.

Travel Requirements.

Traveling to Kibuye, Rwanda required


ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.