Several Engineer Job Opportunities – Whave Solutions Ltd

Job Title:  Engineers
Organisation: Whave Solutions Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About us:
Whave
is a Ugandan non-profit social enterprise working with local government and
rural communities to provide water maintenance services. Whave’s technicians
perform regular checks and respond immediately when worn parts threaten a
breakdown, to ensure that water keeps flowing every day. Communities pay a
small annual fee, and government provides regulation and support, so that the
services are sustainable at scale.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·      
Mechanical, electrical and civil aspects, including deployment of
prototype Pre-Paid Automatic Dispensers, yield testing, construction and
rehabilitation of motorized and manual boreholes
·      
Introducing and managing preventive maintenance contracts for communities
and other stakeholders such as NGOs, district government and water source
sponsors
·      
Training and sub-county officials and councillors on mobilization of
preventive maintenance in rural communities, and partnering with them
·      
 Assisting local government in
formulating and implementing appropriate legislation
·      
 Assist communities to build VSLAs
incorporating water source management
·      
Manage financial and administrative tasks with integrity and efficiency
including managing local technicians and pump attendants



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The ideal candidate must hold a University Degree in Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software and Product development,
Manufacturing, Electronics, Civil Engineering, Water Engineering,
Biosystems/Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Engineering or similar.
·      
Work experience of at least two years
·      
Willingness and ability to combine engineering with the service officer
role
·      
Training and professional experience in one or more of these areas:
Mechanical and water engineering, Electrical engineering, Software and product
development, electronics, Community work experience, Business and advocacy
skills, Adult education skills
·      
Good understanding of the Uganda local government structures,
·      
Good language skills in one of these; Luganda, Lusoga, Teso, Karamajong.
Other languages are also of interest
·      
Computer skills especially in Ms Word and Ms Excel
·      
Excellent communication, teamwork, interpersonal skills: a persuasive
character
How to apply:
Your
application must include a cover letter which gives reasons for your interest
and shows good understanding of our program. Please provide information on how
you consider your experience and skills fit well with our work. See this
website publications section and read the company profile by clicking here.  Support this with a CV and email to recruitment@whave.org
with a subject line that states the job title.
Deadline: 18th December
2019
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