Engineering Careers – Project Manager at Duma Works

Job Title:          Project 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 high impact organization that seeks to build better future
for rural families by creating for them a healthy living home.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Operations Management:
  • Manage sales visits to approximately 1,500
    potential customers
  • Manage operations related to the building
    of at least 500 floors in Uganda;
  • Manage a team of masons, sales people and
    others in selling and building the floors
  • Conduct material tests and floor
    assessments to ensure that all floors built meet quality standards
Partnership Coordination:
  • Manage the client’s relationship with
    partner organizations within Uganda;
  • Work closely with universities in Uganda
    and the United States to coordinate an impact study;
  • Work with an NGO in Uganda to coordinate
    the offering and distribution of loans.
Recruitment and Hiring:
  • Recruit and hire a team of masons and
    sales people to conduct operations within Uganda;
  • Oversee the training of this team in the
    skills necessary to carry out their jobs.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should preferably possess a
    Civil engineering or structural background
  • At least two years of relevant work
  • Some understanding of budget/ financial
  • Previous experience with fast-growing
    social ventures;
  • Management skills, with some experience
    with impact evaluation and academic economics research will be an added
  • Ability to speak Luganda 
Personal Competencies:
  • Ability to manage teams;
  • Excellent analytical skills, including
    excel modelling;
  • Excellent people management skills;
  • Strong understanding of accounting, budget
    management, and financial management;
  • Hard working and gritty to push through
    challenges; thrives in a bootstrapped culture;
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing
  • Multitasking ability;
  • Mature and poise under stress;
  • Entrepreneurial attitude, creative problem
    solver, patient team-player with a sense of humour.
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 “2843”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 2843 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 +254702093793.
Deadline: 30th June 2017
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