Head of Production Job Vacancy – Zoe Recruitment

Job Title: Head of Production

Organisation: Zoe Recruitment

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth.

Our client in the Construction industry and Ready-Mix Concrete Business is seeking to hire a Head of Production reporting to the General Manager.


Job Summary:  The Head of Production shall oversee production of concrete, general contracting operations and be in-charge of equipment and machinery repairs and maintenance.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Operations and Projects Execution

  • Liaison with other departments and clients on technical matters;
  • Active participation and guidance of development and regular update of various departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Enforcement and adherence thereof to ensure efficient and effective operations at all times;
  • Working with the HR Department; ensure the right staffing, skilling for the department staff;
  • Ensure timely delivery of projects through appropriate project management and planning tools including proper scheduling and coordination of works and activities,
  • Ensure proper costing and profitability of projects; by strict coordination and management of material costs, usage and stocks with the Procurement Department/Manager, including labor inputs;
  • Ensure quality control and quality assurance at all times through observance of project specifications, the industry standards and codes, best practices and established company SoPs and procedures.

Equipment Repairs and Maintenance

  • In-charge of the safety, road worthiness, appropriate usage and maintenance of equipment, machinery, and tools; both owned and hired.
  • Ensure planned and timely equipment repairs and maintenance; hence always ensure equipment readiness,
  • Keeping and regularly updating of the equipment usage and repairs tracker, as well as maintaining spare parts requirements projection and stocking schedule,

Reporting Requirements

Ensure timely submission of reports and minutes as follows:

  • Weekly/Monthly – cost of operations and profitability,
  • Weekly/Monthly – technical/production reports,
  • Monthly equipment usage reports – deployment and scheduling,
  • Monthly equipment repairs reports – equipment usage and spares requirements

Quarterly personnel reports

Other Functions


  • Other functions and tasks as requested by the GM

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold Engineering degree in construction related sector / industry.
  • At least five years of experience within the construction sector / industry.
  • Concrete product production experience.
  • Strong business process understanding.
  • Proven background in project management with an ability to manage tasks.
  • Evidence of experience and project portfolio will be required.
  • Experience managing local suppliers and vendors.
  • Experience in project liaison with clientele engineers and management representatives.


  • Time management skills that support a balance of strategic and tactical activities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy.
  • “Hands-on” attitude.
  • Works well in a multicultural workplace.
  • Disciplined approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs to zoerecruitmentorg@gmail.com


Deadline: Monday 16th May 2022 at 5:00pm


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