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Job Tittle: QUALITY, SAFETY, HEALT H & ENVIRONMENT OFFICER

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage Electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd.

The company monitors Umeme Ltd investment, generation and distribution of thermal power in the districts of Moroto, Moyo, Adjumani and Kalangala, operation of the pole plant at Lugogo and execution of some rural electrification schemes and projects on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The Company is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandan.

Position: QUALITY, SAFETY, HEALT H & ENVIRONMENT OFFICER
Reports to: Manager Pole Plant and Stores
Supervises: Quality Technician.
Duty Station: Kampala
Contract: Initially One year

Key Results Areas:
1. Carry-out inspection of seasoned poles being delivered by the suppliers in line with procurement guidelines.
2. Stack delivered poles in appropriately selected areas in line with storage guidelines.
3. Carry-out tests on the treatment chemicals (creosote) being supplied in line with industry standards.
4. Carry-out both pre and post treatment tests on poles to ensure quality pole products.
5. Ensure high level compliance with the NEMA and other statutory requirements.
6. Communicate widely and consistently, the
Quality, Safety and Environmental Policies and requirements of the organization.
7. Develop and communicate Pole Plant Quality, Safety and Environmental plans and implement them according to international standards.
8. Ensure that the “zero defects” project is established and sustained in the organization and other products/ services of the organization meet planned quality and environmental standards.
9. Ensure that customer satisfaction is increasing over time and maintain a quick response system to all customer inquiries and complaints.
10. Conduct Management review meetings of the pole plant and maintain records.
11. Ensure quality control in all production and service processes of the organization and under take corrective and preventive action immediately they occur.
12. Carry-out monitoring and evaluation of all processes and carry out data analysis to inform management.
13. Maintain all system records of the organization.
14. Liaise with external parties, stake holders on all matters affecting the image of the organization.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• A BSC degree in Environmental Management, BSC Industrial Chemistry or BSC Environmental Engineering from a recognized university.
• Experience of not less than 2 years, in quality management, in a recognized organization.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work amidst deadlines.
• Ability to work as a team player and with minimum supervision.
• Computer literacy with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Power point presentations, database.

How to apply for the job:

Please send an application letter, CV, copies of academic/professional certificates and at least three professional references in a sealed envelope to: The Head,
Human Resources and Administration,
Uganda Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd,
Plot 37, UEDCL TO WER,
P. O. Box 7390, Kampala, Uganda.
For more details, you can go to our website: http//www.uedcl.co.ug.

Deadline: Deadline for receiving applications is Monday, 20th January, 2014 by 5:00pm

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