Job vacancies in Hydro Operation Great Lakes (Deadline : 06/11/2016)

Hydro Operation Great Lakes

Hydro Operation Great Lakes is a subsidiary of Hydro Operation International, a Swiss company active in the development, engineering, operation and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants in Africa.

Website :
http://www.hogl.rw

Vacancy : SENIOR ENGINEERS
Hydro Operation Great Lakes is a subsidiary of Hydro Operation International, a Swiss company active in the development, engineering, operation and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants in Africa. We have just opened our office in Kigali, from which we offer our services in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region.
To support our growth, we are currently looking for Senior Engineers to strengthen our team in Kigali. This position will report to the Managing Director (who also serves as Technical Director). The suitable candidate for this job is expected to be able to become Technical Director in the long term.

Key tasks and responsibilities :
• Perform engineering calculations
• Ensure projects are executed on time and within budget
• Write technical reports
• Manage junior engineers and verify calculations and drawings
• Act as the point of contact for contractors, suppliers and service providers
• Management of construction sites

Required attitudes :
• Interest in engineering and the energy sector
• Good organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure
• No nine to five mentality
• Willingness to work in a startup company where flexibility is required
• Excellent team player

Profile :
• A0 diploma (bachelor) or master in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering.
• 5 to 10 years of work experience, of which minimum 3 years as a Senior Engineer
• Excellent skills in writing technical reports
• Excellent project management skills
• Proven track record and experience in at least one of the following :
- Managing a construction project of at least one million USD
- Experience in hydro power, either in engineering or in operation and maintenance
- Experience in an industrial environment as an engineer, involving automation (PLC programming).
• Good knowledge of Rwandan legislation regarding engineering works and environmental management.
• Excellent oral and written command of Kinyarwanda and English. Swahili and/or French are assets
• Excellent Computer skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint is a minimum)
• Knowledge of CAD software (AUTOCAD, Geomensura, ArchiCAD,…) is an asset
• Knowledge of topographic surveys and GIS is an asset
• A driving license is an asset
• Experience working for an international company or organization is an asset
What we offer :
• A stable job, working for an international company
• A minimum of 4 hours per week spent on training
• The opportunity to learn from experienced engineers and an international team
• The possibility to be part of the starting team of a growing international company, with good future career prospects
• A competitive salary, based on your experience
• An open-ended contract

Please complete this online form, at the end you will receive instructions to send us your CV and cover letter.

Deadline for application : 06/11/2016. For more information visit www.hogl.rw

Vacancy : MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Hydro Operation Great Lakes is a subsidiary of Hydro Operation International, a Swiss company active in the development, engineering, operation and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants in Africa. We have just opened our office in Kigali, from which we offer our services in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region.
To support our growth, we are currently looking for a management assistant to strengthen our team in Kigali. This position will report directly to the Managing Director. Depending on your needs, profile and experience this job can be performed on a part time basis.

Key tasks and responsibilities :
• Support the Managing Director and other team members in administrative tasks
• Plan meetings and take minutes of meeting
• Draft letters and other documents
• Proofread documents
• Purchasing stationary
• Office management
• Manage and organize the schedule of the Managing Director and other team members
• Travel management for visiting international experts
• Petty cash management
• Any other tasks delegated to you that are within your capacities

Required attitudes :
• Excellent organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure
• Willingness to work in a startup company where flexibility is required
• Excellent team player

Profile :
• A1 level diploma or equivalent through experience
• At least 10 years of experience after graduation
• At least 5 years of experience in a similar position
• Excellent oral and written command of Kinyarwanda, French and English
• Computer literate (Word and Excel)
• Knowledge of relevant laws in Rwanda is an asset
• A driving license is an asset
• Experience working for an international company or organization is an asset
• Knowledge of accounting is an asset

What we offer :
• A stable job, working for an international company
• An open-ended contract
• Flexible working hours
• A competitive salary, based on your experience
Please complete this online form, at the end you will receive instructions to send us your CV and cover letter.
Deadline for application : 06/11/2016. For more information visit www.hogl.rw

Vacancy : JUNIOR CIVIL ENGINEERS
Hydro Operation Great Lakes is a subsidiary of Hydro Operation International, a Swiss company active in the development, engineering, operation and maintenance of hydroelectric power plants in Africa. We have just opened our office in Kigali, from which we offer our services in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region.
To support our growth, we are currently looking for Junior Civil Engineers to strengthen our team in Kigali. This position will report to the Senior Engineer. The suitable candidate for this job is expected to learn and grow with the company into a senior engineering position.

Key tasks and responsibilities :
• Perform civil engineering calculations under the supervision of a Senior engineer or Technical Director
• Calculate Bill of Quantities
• Write technical reports
• Make technical drawings
• Site supervision and management of construction sites
• Perform flow measurements on rivers and do site surveys

Required attitudes :
• Interest in civil engineering and the energy sector
• Willingness and ability to learn a lot and ambition to grow into a Senior Engineering position
• Pragmatic, hands on mentality
• Good organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to work under pressure
• No nine to five mentality
• Willingness to work in a startup company where flexibility is required
• Excellent team player

Profile :
• A0 diploma (bachelor) in civil engineering or A1 and equivalent through experience
• 3 to 5 years of experience as an Engineer
• Excellent knowledge of CAD software (AUTOCAD, Geomensura, ArchiCAD,…)
• Capacity and experience with dimensioning of simple structures in reinforced concrete
• Good knowledge of Rwandan legislation regarding civil works and construction.
• Excellent oral and written command of Kinyarwanda and English. Swahili and/or French are assets
• Excellent Computer skills (Word and Excel is a minimum)
• Good knowledge of civil engineering software is an asset
• Knowledge of topographic surveys and/or GIS is an asset
• Knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) is an asset
• A driving license is an asset
• Experience working for an international company or organization is an asset

What we offer :
• A stable job, working for an international company
• A minimum of 4 hours per week spent on training
• The opportunity to learn from experienced engineers and an international team
• The possibility to be part of the starting team of a growing international company, with good future career prospects
• A competitive salary, based on your experience
• An open-ended contract

Please complete this online form, at the end you will receive instructions to send us your CV and cover letter.

Deadline for application : 06/11/2016. For more information visit www.hogl.rw

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