No Experience Agricultural Engineer Job Placement – SolarNow

Job Title:         Agricultural Engineer  
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
SolarNow is an asset financing
company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and
businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 46
branches throughout Uganda, employs around 600 people. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Technical
    : Ensure products have technical
    definitions based on industry standards and client requirements
  • Sourcing: You support sourcing in screening of
    products and their relevant suppliers
  • Testing
    and Specification
    Create specifications, test methods for every product and their subsequent
    testing and reports
  • Launch: Use product launch tracker to ensure
    controlled and successful launch of product, work to create technical
    value proposition, training, quality control etc,
  • Report: You review why products have low
    customer satisfaction scores, what can be done about this and how
    -including review of solutions related to operational impacts and cost
  • Roll
    You roll out the
    Intervention project given in proposal, working within the budget, across teams
    to ensure successful implementation
Insights: You use data from the insights engine
actively throughout your interventions enabling feedback to the insights
officers on ideas for improvements
Interface/ Communications:
  • Work
    together with all the other Desks in the company to ensure a smooth
    project roll out.
  • Support
    the development of communications out to Desks to promote the work you do
    and understanding on how your team works.
Management/ Coaching
  • Reporting: You prepare your weekly report on time
    to enable accurate tracking of your work and the team
  • Quality
    You review
    work done by Junior Officers to ensure it meets requirements
  • Performance
    : You track
    and review the performance of Junior Officers to ensure optimal team
  • Mentoring
    and Coaching:
    support the development of the team through sharing skills and abilities

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the SolarNow Agricultural Officer job placement must hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in
    Agricultural Engineering or any related field.
  • Knowledge
    on water pumps or irrigation solutions is an advantage.
  • Highly
    motivated and passionate about work.
  • Eye
    for technical detail.
  • Able
    to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good
    communication and reporting skills.
  • Team
    player / People Management skills.
  • Computer
    literacy: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to the Human
Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail to with their updated CVs (no other documents).
Deadline: 9th March 2018
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