Technical Manager Career Opportunity – Eskom

Job Title:       Technical Manager
Organization: Eskom
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Director
About US:
Eskom Uganda Limited is a subsidiary company of Eskom Enterprises based
in South Africa. Our business is operating and maintaining Nalubaale and Kiira
hydroelectric Power Stations. Their mission is to be the “Centre of Excellence
in Power Concession Management.”
Job Summary: The Technical
Manager will manage all necessary repairs, maintenance and modifications
required for future improvement and enhancement of the life of plant for Kira
& Nalubaale Power stations
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure availability and up to date plant
    life cycle plan for each system
  • Tasked with the execution of approved
    modification as per the business plan
  • Ensure all engineering designs changes and
    modification follow through the prescribed approval process
  • Prepare and submit regular plant health
    reports
  • Consolidate the departmental maintenance
    plans for submission to stakeholders
  • Ensure plant performance as per the agreed
    upon targets while adhering to maintenance best practices
  • Provide support in ensuring that a
    adequate spares and consumables are available to perform the necessary
    maintenance
  • Ensuring adherence to the lifesaving rules
    and other health and safety rules while execution of maintenance
    activities
  • Development of technical department plans
  • Develop and implement the training plans
    for engineers and technicians
  • Performance Management of the department
    staff through periodic reviews
  • Develop mechanisms for addressing
    identified stakeholder needs, and generate reports as required in
    compliance to the Civil Aviation Authority, Power Purchase Agreement and
    Grid Code
  • Prepare reports as required by
    stakeholders in compliance to the Civil Aviation Authority, Power Purchase
    Agreement and Grid Code.
  • Co-ordinate proper documentation,
    communication and approval of modifications with Asset Owner in compliance
    to the Civil Aviation Authority, Power Purchase Agreement and Grid Code.
  • Prepare reports to Uganda Electrical
    Generation Company Limited, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Uganda
    Electricity Transmission Company Limited, UMEME, Ministry of Energy and
    Mineral Development as and when required.
Key Results Areas:
  • Plant life cycle management
  • Plant Maintenance Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Departmental budget and cost control
  • Stakeholder Management 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should possess a
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical)
  • Registered Engineer is a must
  • At least eight years of relevant working
    experience with three years in a supervisory position
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested are encouraged to send their
application letters, copies of academic certificates and updated CVs including
three professional referees to;
The Human Resources Manager,
Eskom Uganda Limited (EUL),
Nalubaale Power Station,
P.O. Box 942, Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to:
recruitment@eskom.co.ug
Deadline: 19th March 2017

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