Project Manager/ Data Analyst Careers – SolarNow

Job Title:         Project Manager/ Data Analyst  
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief Operations
About US:

SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. Expansion into other countries is planned for 2016.

Job Summary: The Project
Manager/ Data Analyst will formulate strategies for planning and managing the
introduction and  implementation of new
projects in Solar Now in line with the Organizational objectives.
Key Duties and
Develop strategies for the effective planning,
management and organization of different Solar Now projects in line with set
Develop a framework for the effective delivery
of the project objectives through using standard project management
Keenly monitor and track project milestones and
Identify risks and evaluate their impact on the
effective execution of the organization projects.
Proactively manage changes to project
objectives, scope and schedule
Manage the day to day operation and on-going
development of the Solar Now information system.
Update and maintain systems and processes for
collection of available data to support Solar Now objectives.
Provide input into the
development/implementation of other information systems.
Ensure templates and processes for collection
and analysis of required reporting metrics are fit for purpose and accurately
reflect performance against targets
Carry out audit exercises to review processes
and performance to ensure quality is maintained and that the system remains fit
for purpose
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Statistics or Business Statistics or its equivalent.
At least four years’ working experience in an
analytical or Information Team/Role.
Skilled in detailed analysis & validation of
various types of data.
Previous experience in highlighting key messages
from detailed data-sets
Specialist knowledge & experience of
statistical, analytical & numerical techniques
Project management experience
Very high level of computer literacy &
technical competence – including Microsoft Access
Excellent verbal communication & interpersonal
Problem solving and high numeracy
Excellent organizational skills & ability to
prioritize own workload and that of other staff.
Effective time management & ability to work
to tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently
Able to build effective working relationships
Able to work effectively with senior colleagues
Able to communicate clearly and succinctly in
Ability to write appropriate management reports
Ability to present complex information at
meetings and seminars
Fit with Solar Now culture.
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,, including their updated CVs (no other
Deadline: 29th August, 2016
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