Technical Director Employment Opportunity – Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL)

Organisation: Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL)
Duty Station: Kampala and Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
About EUL:
Uganda Limited (EUL) is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based in
South Africa. Our business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira
Hydro Electric Power Stations. Our mission is to be the Centre of Excellence in
Power Concession Management.
Job Summary: The Technical Director will oversee and control the
maintenance, engineering and operations function of the company to ensure stakeholder
satisfaction and effective plant performance as per the concession contracts
and Eskom policies, directives and guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the development of strategies that
    will support the achievement of organizational mission, core values and
    business objectives
  • Provide on-going advice to Board members on
    business and Technical issues.
  • The jobholder will also manage key
    stakeholders for the Technical processes as well as enhance the Eskom
  • Design and implement a mechanism to provide
    the technical and quality specifications for spares and equipment
  • Initiate and supervise the development and
    implementation of plant maintenance programs per Eskom standards and plant
    specifications to ensure effectiveness and long term plant health.
  • Oversee and control technical projects to
    ensure that they are completed to the standards required within agreed
    time, scope and budget
  • The incumbent will be tasked with the development
    of systems and procedures to ensure compliance with company policies &
    guidelines as well as ensure adherence/compliance to legislative and
    statutory requirements.
  • Manage the development and implementation of
    the capacity management process in line with the power purchase agreement.
  • Performance Management and development of
    technical staff
  • Oversee the development and implementation of
    technical annual budget including updating the Life of Plant Plan
  • Carry out integrated risk management of the
    technical division for Eskom Uganda Limited.
  • Oversee the establishment and implementation
    of a sound IT strategy that will lead to achievement of strategic
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must at least hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • At least ten years’ work experience in plant
    and power system knowledge.
  • A minimum of eight years of related
    experience at managerial level in a similar environment
  • Proven record of success in plant and power
    systems as well as Safe working practice background.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    technical systems, design, construction and operation practice in the
    power generation / heavy process industry
  • Familiarity with the current sector
    regulatory requirements in the energy industry and applicable industry
  • Proven technical and advisory skills,
    including the ability to interface with other relevant disciplines(e.g.
  • Ready to influence the work and outcome of
    the individuals that do not directly report to this position in order to
    meet the company overall objectives
How to Apply:
interested and suitably qualified candidates should send their cover letters
and updated CVs including three referees to our E-mail address:
Deliver or Post to:
Resources Manager,
Uganda Limited Nalubaale Power Station,
O. Box 942, Jinja Uganda
Deadline: 17th February, 2016 by 5:00 pm

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