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Mechanical Technician, CURAD

at Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted September 11, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX


Mechanical Technician, CURAD

Organisation: CURAD

Deadline: 30th September 2019


The Consortium for enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) is a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises Limited (NUCAFE), and National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), the University of Copenhagen (UC) and NIRAS International. CURAD is one of the six agribusiness incubators in Africa supported by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa under the UniBRAIN facility with funding from DANIDA.
CURAD is a public-private partnership initiative with the aim of producing innovative young entrepreneurs and agribusiness leaders to champion productivity and profitability of the agricultural enterprises that can spinoff new enterprises. This is an agribusiness innovation incubator geared towards creation of jobs and boosting incomes within the agricultural sector in Uganda piloting with the coffee value chain in the first four years

Key Outputs
i. Plans for the maintainance and repaired accordingii.
iii. Plans for civil works verified and approved; and
iv. Technical reports prepared.
Key Functions
i. Designing plans for the Urban Council;
ii. Constructing and maintaining roads and other civil works;
iii. Verifying and approving plans for civil works; and
iv. Preparing technical reports.
Person Specifications


Project Management;
Procurement, Disposal and Contract Management;
Concern for quality and standards;
Ethics and integrity; and
Time management.

Experience Requirements

At least three years of practical experience at the level of a Electrical Engineer.

Education Requirements

Should hold an Honours Degree in electrical Engineering from a recognized University or Institution.

Post graduate Diploma in Electrical and Mechanics from a recognized university/Institution.
Should be a registered Engineer with Uganda Engineers Registration Board (UERB)