Resident Project Manager - Mechanical or Electrical – Uganda

Sector:   Hydropower / Dam Engineering
Discipline:   Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Construction Manager, Chief Resident Engineer, Resident Engineer
Region:   Africa
Salary:   100k +
Contract type:   Contract

Resident Project Manager - Mechanical or Electrical – Uganda

Immediate start for a Resident Project Manager (Mechanical, Electrical or Electromechanical) with 20 years’ experience for a project in Uganda / Africa on behalf of the owners’ engineer for a period of between 9 to 12 x months (dependent on mobilisation date).

Project Overview:

Project has reached the end of the Defect Liability Period - due to COVID outbreak and a range of technical issues, the DLP was extended for another 12 months. Outstanding construction issues (snags) are still being carried out, mostly Electromechanical matters. There is already a site team with experts from Head Office doing short term missions on site and providing support from HO.

You must have the following criteria:

  • Msc in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • 20 years of experience minimum
  • Ideally experience working on HPP in Africa
  • Successful involvement in similar HPP project Closing & Completion (Erection, Commissioning, taking-over, warranty period…)
  • Fluent in English

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Owner’s Engineer representative on site (EPC contract is “FIDIC silver” inspired)
  • Management of EPC contract
  • Day-to-day management of the OE’s site team
  • Management of all technical issues: snags, warranty defect notifications, change orders, etc.
  • Reports to Head Office in Europe

Basic Salary – 15,000 USD NET per month (NET of in-country Tax) + Residential Accommodation Provided + Canteen + Site transportation + 100% Health & Medical Insurance + 4 x Return Air Tickets per year + Potential for Marital status.


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