Technical Manager Job Placement – Duma Works

Job Title:              Technical Manager  
Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional
human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how
growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012,
hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time
and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a
valuable client, a reputable solar energy for profit company in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Technical
Manager will be responsible for implementing our technical management strategy,
policies and processes, ensuring client satisfaction through high quality
installations that meet relevant standards, safety, and within budget. The
Technical Manager will report to the Operations Manager and will work
collaboratively with other desk managers. The Technical Manager is a key role
to deliver a professional & high quality service for our commercial
customers. You’ll be a customer focused individual with a passion for
renewables, an eye for detail and a track record in full project management.
The jobholder will review and evaluate proposed projects for technical and
financial merits and adherence to program and standards. The Technical Manager
is responsible for the management of the installation, service and workshop
teams. You will work closely with other desks to identify, recommend, implement,
and support technical solutions. As well as these responsibilities, the
Technical manager will define and implement Technical policies, procedures, and
best practices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Management of Team: Plan, direct, coordinate and
develop strategies for the  installation,
service and workshop team for the successful completion of tasks to ensure
client satisfaction
Technical and operational Performance: Identify
operational and technical issues to ensure timely, quality installations that
meet relevant standards
Staff Development: Mentor and coach team leaders
to enable them develop productive teams
Health and Safety: Promote, adhere to and ensure
Health & Safety guidelines, standards and procedures are followed, ensuring
good standards of onsite health and safety and to undertake health and safety
risk assessments for each installation
Communication and Reporting: Prepare timely and
accurate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for the technical department and
present them to Senior Management
Management of the department: Manage the
implementation and improvement of overall procedures and policies of the
technical desk.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Electrical Engineering or relevant field
A minimum of three years of progressive
experience of managing teams
Relevant experience in Renewable energy sector
will be an added advantage.
Strong Organisation, Leadership and decision
making skills
Ability to explain complex systems in simple
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability
to work well in a team
Problem solving, communication/listening skills
Result oriented, capable to adapt to a dynamic
Fluency in English
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
and Word software applications
Good project management skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: with the subject line as “3127”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 3127 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic
screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive
immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8
questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the
test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to
Deadline: 22nd November
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