Engineering Manager Job Placement – Eskom

Job Title:        Engineering
Manager
Organization: Eskom
Duty Station: Jinja,
Uganda
Reports to:
Technical Director
Reference Number: ENGIMAN/2018/07
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 Engineering Manager will support Eskom
Uganda Limited ( EUL ) in achieving its vision of providing reliable
electricity by providing strategic direction and leadership to all engineering
sections to make certain that the required engineering services are available
and adequate to ensure that EUL achieves its objective of excellent asset care
and be accountable for plant health and project delivery performance
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership support to the
    Engineering sections in order to effectively manage plant assets to
    achieve EUL’s technical objectives
  • Provide regular updates on departmental KPI’s, progress, and
    challenges
  • Manage the performance of direct reports by implementing effective
    talent and people Management strategies
  • Oversee and manage the finances and budget under the engineering
    sections


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical,
    Electrical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering.
  • A Masters or Doctorate qualification in Engineering, Business
    Administration, Business Management or other related fields is an added
    advantage.
  • Compulsory Professional registration reputable body: Registered as a
    Professional Engineer.
  • Seven years of practical and related work experience in related
    industry
  • Of which 3 years of experience are in management position.
Behaviour
  • Integrity and trustworthiness
  • Professionalism
  • Self-motivation
  • Confidence
  • Responsible and Accountable
Competencies
  • Deep understanding of hydro-power operations and related practices
    in power generation.
  • Stake holder and public relations
  • Crisis and risk Management
  • Hydro power regulatory requirements
  • Understanding of energy sector in Uganda
  • Finances and budgets
  • International standards e.g. lSO, SHEQ
  • Knowledge of contracts e.g. concession agreements, NEG etc,
  • Influencing the strategic direction of a business
  • Building effective teams
  • Decision making and driving accountability
  • Mentoring and coaching
Skills
  • Strategy planning
  • Ability to build strong and lasting relationships with stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication (English)
  • Project management and coordination
  • Leadership and team management skills
  • Computer literate (Microsoft office suite)
  • Ability to motivate others to improve their Productivity
Attributes
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Innovative
  • Quality, Safety and Environmentally conscious
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 electronically addressed to;
The Human Resources
Manager,
Eskom Uganda Limited
(EUL),
Nalubaale Power
Station,
P.O. Box 942, Jinja,
Uganda
Deadline: 2nd August 2018
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