Plant Manager - Hydro Power, Uganda

Job Summary

Our client is a Renewable Energy Company. They are looking for a Plant Manager to lead all commissioning of a New Hydro plant in Uganda

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial or power systems engineering (engineering background is a pre-requisite)
  • Candidates must be computer literate
  • Advanced level of English, both written and spoken

Technical requirements

  • Engineer with broad experience in hydropower generation.
  • Experience in Commissioning of Hydropower plants and O&M.
  • Able to review and revise from experience and according to international standards:
  • Commissioning protocols; and
  • Plant technical documentation: Mechanical and electrical drawings, logic diagrams, P&IDs, control philosophy, O&M manuals, design memos.
  • Experience on the management of EPCs.
  • Able to identify and implement modifications and improvements in the plant, optimizing the reliability and performance with an Owner cost-effective perspective.

Able to establish an O&M system:

  • Review the critical operational procedures drafted by Operations Manager;
  • Review Maintenance Plan drafted by Maintenance Manager;
  • Identification of the safety stock. Management of warehouse; and
  • Safety Systems of work.
  • 10+ years, knowledge of Integrated Management System and documentation. Experience in preparation, commissioning, mobilization for a Power 

Other requirements

  • In general, have an O&M mindset. Any review, recommendation, improvements should be orientated for a better O&M during the operations stage.
  • Strong safety culture.
  • Open-mind person.
  • Experience working with different cultures.
  • Couching and training skills. Able to prepare a successor and perform quality training.
  • Leadership skills.


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