The Uganda Operations Manager is a key leadership and support position which involves taking the overall lead in water systems installation from the early stages of site selection to construction and thereafter, the sustainability aspect of the business model. He/ she will also have to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
The successful candidate will need to have an understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management. He/ she will be required to regularly monitor expenses and curtail a department’s spending if necessary to keep the company on budget.
OUR DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Eng. Water Eng. or a similar relevant background Higher education in a relevant master degree is preferred.
5+ years work experience in operations and management of which 3 of those years should be at senior level within management.
Experience in establishing networks and the ability to advocate for 4WardDevelopment East Africa.
Talent for working cooperatively to achieve common goals; support cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of information continuously improving standards to maintain quality
This position is based in Jinja, Uganda.
To apply for this Job:
Please send cover letter, resume’, references and salary requirements to: [email protected]
4Ward Development East Africa (4WardEA) is a newly established safe water enterprise (SWE) based in Jinja, Uganda that aims to become a SWE market leader in East Africa. 4WardEA is also faith based and aims to infuse faith in Jesus and the desire to do God’s will into everything the company seeks to do.
Our goal is to exceed the expectations of rural customers by delivering a guaranteed supply of high-quality water on a continuous basis. 4WardEA is being launched by Access Development, a SWE with a decade of experience providing safe water to 600,000+ people through 2,000 water points across Africa. During this time, Access Development has pioneered an innovative water system, NUMA, backed by our non-profit partner, Water4.
The 4WardEA suite of water solutions is designed to provide safe water delivery options tailored to consumer demand, including: hand-pumps with service delivery contracts, walk-up retail sales, and private water connections for households, schools, clinics, and businesses.