Bank of Uganda (BoU) Career Placements – Head Mechanical & Electrical Services

Organization: Bank of
Uganda (BoU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Assistant/Deputy Engineering Services Division
Job Ref: AS3.07
About BOU:
The Bank of Uganda (BoU) is the
Central Bank of the Republic of Uganda. It was opened on the 15th  August 1966. It is 100% owned by the
Government of Uganda but it is not a government Department.  Bank of Uganda conducts all its activities in
close association with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic
Development (MoFPED). Bank of Uganda is responsible for monetary policy and
maintaining price stability.
Job Summary:  The BOU Head Mechanical & Electrical
Services Section will be responsible for planning, monitoring and providing
effective, timely and quality Electro- mechanical works and/ or services
(installation, repair, operation, service and maintenance).
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry
    out routine and long term preventive maintenance on Electro-mechanical
    Plant and Equipment.
  • Work
    closely with Head of Engineering Services on routine inspection of Plant
    and Equipment and provide advice on requested services while meeting
    safety codes, specifications and budgetary limitations.
  • Monitor
    installations of designed equipment/systems to ensure compliance with
    design specifications and safety codes, devise and outline maintenance
    procedures for electrical, mechanical and electronic equipment.
  • Plan
    and coordinate activities of utility services providers and technical
    consultants.
  • Plan,
    budget and co-ordinate the maintenance of Electro-mechanical Plant and
    Equipment.
  • Compile
    and prepare status reports of all works performed and services rendered
    including budget performance.
  • Identification,
    classification and analysis of risks within the different sections of the
    department and making weekly incident reports for submission to SRM.
  • Making
    regular updates of the departmental risk profile and register.
  • Generate
    action plan for the department arising from the risk register of the
    department and closes issues that may be raised by the Risk Management
    Committee.
  • In
    charge of the creation of risk awareness among departmental Staff.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Effective,
    efficient and successful operations of the electro-mechanical plant and
    equipment
  • Timely
    maintenance and repairs of all Engineering Plant and Machinery.
  • Status
    reports on all contractual works.
  • Periodic
    status reports on the functions of all utility services.
  • Section
    Plans, Budgets and Maintenance Schedule
  • Weekly
    incident reports.
  • Departmental
    risk profiles
  • Risk
    awareness initiatives.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess a good first class or Upper Second Degree in
    Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University/Institution
  • Possess
    postgraduate diploma in Maintenance Management of Plant and Equipment,
  • electrical/electronic
    systems is an added advantage.
  • The
    applicant must be a registered Engineer with the Uganda Engineers’
    Registration Board (ERB).
  • A
    minimum of eight or more years’ practical relevant experience in
    Electrical/Electronic and or Mechanical services and works.
  • Excellent
    organisational and communication skills and ability to make quick
    decisions.
  • Good
    team player in a diverse environment.
  • Problem
    sensitivity and problem solving skills
  • Work
    and Activity scheduling skills
  • Good
    coordinating and monitoring skills
  • Should
    be ready to work beyond normal call of duty.
  • Highly
    computer literate.
Age: Between 32- 40
years.
How to Apply:
The complete application
letters must be accompanied by:
  • A
    detailed Curriculum Vitae. Candidates MUST use this BoU Curriculum Vitae
    to send their Curriculum Vitae . download
    here
  • Copies
    of academic qualifications, testimonials and professional training
    certificates.
  • Names
    and contacts of three referees.
The completed applications
should be delivered to the Bank of Uganda Headquarters, Plot 37/45 Kampala Road
and should be addressed to:
The Director,
Human Resource Department,
Bank of Uganda,
P.O Box 7120,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 19th January 2015 by 5:00pm

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