Eskom Jobs – Projects Co-ordinator

Organisation: Eskom
Duty Station:  Jinja,
Reports to: Maintenance
About Eskom: 
Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL) is a
subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in South Africa. Our business is
operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira hydroelectric Power Stations. Our
mission is to be the Centre of Excellence in Power Concession Management. We
have one vacancy for the position of Projects Coordinator and hereby invite
interested and suitable applicants to submit their CVs along with a cover
letter in consideration of the position advertised.
Job Summary: The Projects
Co-ordinator will support the Technical Manager in implementing capital
projects as well as developing justification for projects to the asset owner,
and assist other technical departments in problem-solving regarding projects
management when called upon.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understand
    the plant and its electro-mechanical makeup to come up with appropriate
    projects to motivate for and contribute in the overall health of the
  • Assist
    in the preparation of the plant CAPEX (Capital expenditures) budget.
  • Assist
    plant personnel in elaborating ideas and plans regarding progress actions
    on projects in order to improve long term efficiency of the operation.
  • Ensure
    proper execution of projects through development of studies and/or
    implementation of small modifications or majors investments.
  • Assist
    plant personnel in analysing major plant problems which may jeopardize the
    short term good operations of the plant.
  • Ensure
    proper information exchange between project teams and plant operations
    team after each project.
  • Although
    not directly involved in the plant operation, he/she must maintain a good
    understanding of the plant operation so that when called upon to assist in
    shutdown work or troubleshooting; effective assistance is given.
  • He/She
    will be responsible for initiating and maintaining current and future
    equipment files as well as keeping plant drawing database up-to-date.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    project coordinator should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any technical
    field preferably in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil engineering.
  • At
    least five years’ experience in managing medium to complex projects in
    heavy process industries.
  • Good
    working knowledge of Industrial plant technology (Electro-Mechanical),
    power generation experience, Quality management, project & cost
  • Specialized
    and further training in projects management with certification will be an
    added advantage
  • Strong
    Working knowledge of MS office tools especially MS Projects and ERPs
  • Only
    short listed candidates will be contacted.
How to Apply:
All interested and suitable
candidates should send their cover letter and CV including three referees to
our on- line address
Human Resources Department
Eskom Uganda Limited
Nalubaale Power station,
P.O. Box 942, Jinja Uganda
Tel: 0332240400, Fax: 256 43
1) Your name and the position
you are applying for should be indicated in the subject field of your email.
2) Eskom Uganda Limited is an
equal opportunity employer.
3) Any form of canvassing or
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification from the recruitment process.
4) Submissions sent beyond the
stipulated time, though received on email, will not be considered
Deadline: 18th September 2014 by 3PM

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