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2 Material Engineer Job Vacancies - China Wu Yi Co Ltd

Job Title:        Material Engineer (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization: China Wu Yi Co Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
China Wu Yi Co Ltd. is a construction and engineering company that carries out international projects as the overseas arm of the Fujian Construction Engineering Group Company. China Wu Yi Co. Ltd is a multinational company with business scope covering domestic and global construction industry, real estate investment and development design and scientific research, and import and export trade and diversified businesses. In Uganda we are currently undertaking rehabilitation works of Nansana-Busunju Road and other 3 projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Thirteen years of experience in civil works.
  • Should be a fully registered engineer.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send their applications with updated CVs to

Deadline: 23rd August 2018

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8 Site Engineer / Assistant Force Account Manager Job Placements - Ministry of Works and Transport

Organization: Ministry of Works and Transport
Project Name:  Ministry of Works and Transport Force Account Project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Force Account Manager

About US:
The Ministry of Works and Transport is a Cabinet level government ministry of Uganda, that is mandated to plan, develop and maintain an economic, efficient and effective transport infrastructure, and transport services by road, rail, water, and air.

About Force Account:
Force Account is a support project towards the development and maintenance of the National Road network in Uganda. It is an approach by the Ministry of Works and Transport to ensure cheaper, faster and effective way of developing Road network in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise all construction works on sites.
  • Ensure proper management of equipment, materials and staff;
  • Deputize the Force Account Manager;
  • Ensure that works are executed according to the required specifications and set standards;
  • Prepare work-plans and budgets for the Unit;
  • Supervise and appraise subordinates;
  • Ensure that incidental and monthly reports are prepared;
  • Assist the Force Account Manager in preparing financial accountabilities;
  • Requisition for necessary materials to be used on site.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Site Engineer / Assistant Force Account Manager must hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or in any other related field from a recognized Institution with at least fifteen (15) years’ work experience in Civil Engineering or related field with a reputable organization Or Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution with at least twenty years (20) years’ work experience in Civil Engineering or related field with a reputable organization.
  • Applicants should be willing to work in any part of the country by normal posting instruction.
  • Age: 35 to 65 years 

How to Apply:
Application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, valid driving permits where applicable plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number), photocopy of the National ID and should be addressed.


The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Works and Transport
Plot 57-59 Jinja Road
P. O. Box 11141, Kampala-Uganda

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Applicants for the positions of Equipment operator, Driver, and Plant/Vehicle attendant (Turn men) should indicate against the position areas of specialty as per the tables above. The application forms should be delivered at the Open Registry, Human Resource Division, Ministry of Works and Transport Headquarters Old Port Bell Road Kampala

Deadline: Friday, 24th August, 2018.

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Regional Project Manager NURI Non-profit Careers - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary:   The Regional Project Manager NURI manages all aspects of DRC’s rural infrastructure development project in the districts implementing NURI project in the sub region. These includes program management as well as financial and administrative responsibility for the projects. The Regional Project Manager will be based in DRC Arua office and will represents the in the districts for questions related directly to this project and thus in close coordination with the NURI Project Manager based in Arua. He/she has the direct responsibility for the management, implementation and is also responsible for the planning and implementation of adequate security precautions within the program area to ensure the safety of all staff and assets. The Regional Project Manager directly supervises DRC’s program in the districts and support staff based in the field office.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Management
  • Oversee and conduct strategic planning and development of DRC program in the participating districts.
  • Develop annual, bi-annual and quarterly project work plans and corresponding budgets for the infrastructure projects being implemented in the districts.
  • Supervise proper and timely implementation of infrastructure projects in consultation with donors, district authorities and technical staff, and other stakeholders, and according to agreed policies and donor requirements.
  • Supervise relevant beneficiary data collection and relevant assessments in the project area.
  • Prepare regular required donor reports as per agreed formats and to the highest quality required.
  • Provide feedback to the management on general policy matters, program activities and external relations to NURI Manager in Arua and Head of Programs in Kampala, based on agreed formats and schedules.
  • Provide input for the continued further development of DRC in the region.
  • Together with the program team and head of programs identify opportunities for further development in the region.
Financial, Administration, Logistics and HR Management
  • Responsible for the management of the infrastructure project budget, financial management including timely expenditure control, budget follow ups and reports in consultation with head of finance and administration.
  • Responsible in ensuring DRC financial procedures, guidelines and corruption control is maintained in the field offices.
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the correct Procurement and Logistical procedures in the field offices.
  • Directly responsible for supervising the senior staff in the districts.
  • Responsible for recruitment, planning and leading recruitment of required field staff in consultation with the HR department.
  • Responsible for staff development including target setting, performance appraisal, early identification and timely addressing of HR issues in the field offices.
Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Work in close consultation with the M and E Officer based in Kampala set up data bases in all the field offices and ensure that they are operational throughout the project period
  • Ensure that GPS coordinates for all the project locations are captured and used for producing maps showing project sites
  • Support Coordination Function and DRC, M and E Units in mobilizing communities during mini and monitoring surveys
  • Contribute to the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and interventions.
  • Identify, document and disseminate relevant project success, challenges and follow up on implementation of project’s action points
  • Participate in quarterly OPM, District and Sub county monitoring and project reviews and evaluations.
  • Ensure quality data collection, analysis and storage in line with NURI Information requirements
  • Prepare regular required Donor reports as per agreed formats and to the highest quality required (e.g monthly Highlights, quarterly and Annual reports).
  • Work in close consultation with the Grants Manager and the NURI project Manager, ensure timely financial reporting to donor
Additional tasks
  • On request, perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisors in order to allow the organization to function optimally

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council Regional Project Manager NURI job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Development Studies, Business Administration or similar field
  • A minimum of five years of post-graduate relevant work experience;
  • Three years of relevant work experience from a least-developed country. Relevant experience from 3 projects in a similar position;
  • Relevant experience with Rural Infrastructure, Water Resource Management or similar works programmes.
  • Relevant experience with labor-intensive and community-based rural infrastructure projects;
  • Relevant experience working with refugee communities as well as host communities
  • Experience in working with donor funded projects or International NonGovernmental organizations.
  • A good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of computers: word processing and database management packages.
  • Languages: Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential. Knowledge of one or more of the local languages widely spoken in the covered districts, preferably Alur, Lugbara, Luo and Madi.

All DRC staff should master the 5 core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: you focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process
  • Collaborating: you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: you take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: you act in line with our vision and values

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs and cover letters with three professional referees to this e-mail address,

Deadline: 24th August 2018

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Manufacturing Supervisor Job Placement - Sseko Designs

Organization: Sseko Designs
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Manager

About US:
Sseko Designs is a footwear and accessories company based in Kampala, Uganda. All of our products are designed for the western market and are sold through a network of passionate female entrepreneurs in the United States. We are building a sustainable and profitable company in East Africa as a means to provide dignified, fair-wage employment, and scholarship opportunities for women in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Manufacturing Supervisor will own the production floor and get results by establishing daily production targets, improving the manufacturing process, and ensuring we meet our exacting quality standards. It is a big job for a fast growing firm with big goals.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Document Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and ensure they are understood and followed by production staff
·         Plan production & shipping schedules and set production targets
·         Preparing reports to monitor materials usage and efficiency
·         Oversee Product Line Leaders and team of 40 production staff
·         Revising SOP's to increase quality, reduce labor hours and lead time, and minimize waste
·         Create quality controls to address common issues and verifying that controls are followed
·         Estimate costs for new product lines
·         Determine labor needs each season and for new product lines
·         Set material reorder points each season based on forecasted demand
·         Calculate materials needs for daily production schedule
·         Minimize machinery downtime through maintenance and training
·         Ensuring that health and safety regulations are followed
·         Communicate with US COO regarding production timeline and estimated ship dates

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Industrial Systems Engineering or relevant course
·         Five years of experience in a high volume manufacturing setting
·         Three years of experience directly supervising productions staff
·         Experience creating production systems and completing time studies
·         Proficient in Microsoft Excel
·         Fluency in English (both oral and written)

Personal Competencies:
·         Planning & Organizing - Develops clear goals; prioritizes well and adjusts plans as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
·         Leadership - Serves as a role model; empowers others to translate vision into results; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

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Agronomist Jobs - SolarNow

Job Title:              Agronomist
Organization: SolarNow
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Agricultural Sales Operations Manager

About US:
SolarNow is an asset financing company that sells high quality solar products and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda and Kenya. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 51 branches throughout Uganda, 12 more branches in Kenya, and employs over 800 people. Our company aims to be client centric and a leading brand. In sales, we transform the lives of satisfied clients with motivated professional staff. We target the right persons, with the right product, at the right place with the right message. Our message follows our economic and aspirational brand personality: make money and power your life! Recently SolarNow has included solar irrigation equipment under their agricultural product range. In 2018, this product range will further be developed by including additional agricultural products.

Job Summary:  The Agronomist will primarily transform the lives of farmers and agri- businesses with motivated professional staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Sales and Promotions: The Agronomist is responsible for the promotion and sales of agricultural equipment and appliances.
·         Field Demonstrations: Organize farmer field demonstrations, is responsible to hit monthly sales targets, and ensures clients satisfaction and product performance through excellent client care.  
·         Client Care: Be the first point of contact for clients inquiries and complaints. Where need be escalate inquiries to the  managers.
·         Leads Generation: Identify and Cultivate Potential customers to buy irrigation products and agricultural appliances     

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the Solarnow Agronomist job must hold a Diploma or Degree in Agricultural engineering, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Marketing/ Sales, or related field.
·         Three years of sales experience particularly in agricultural based organization or company, in the field of agricultural inputs and equipment
·         Proven success record in Sales.
·         A passion for agriculture and proven experience working with farmers.

·         Strong Organisation, leadership and decision making skills.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team.
·         Communication i.e. Written and Verbal with good listening skills
·         Result oriented and capable to adapt to a dynamic environment.
·         Strong knowledge of Office Applications ie Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
·         Highly Motivated and passionate about work.
·         Proactive with high energy and willing to work.
·         High level of responsibility and self-driven

Conditions of work: SolarNow offers industry standard remuneration, health insurance & lunch. The place of work is at SolarNow’s head office, with intensive traveling to SolarNow’s branches in Uganda.

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 to with their updated CVs (no other documents). Please include the position title as the subject of the Email.

Deadline: 24th August 2018

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