Kyambogo University Senior Technician Jobs in Uganda

Kyambogo University Senior Technician Jobs in Uganda


Key Functions

  • The Senior Technician will be responsible to the Chief Technician for carrying out the following duties and responsibilities: -

    ⦁ To support technical/ practical work in classes and laboratory sessions by giving technical advice to staff and students;

    ⦁ To assist in conducting major experiments/ special needs skills (where applicable) and research programs and/ or in setting up and using complex equipment for a range of experiments and demonstrations under general directions;

    ⦁ To prepare reports of a technical nature;

    ⦁ To draft reports on the research tasks carried out;

    ⦁ To carry out research project with guidance from senior staff

  • To liaise with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment and software requirements, and work plans for in-house training;

  • To instruct students on specialized skills needed for the inclusion of persons with disabilities and other special needs.

    Key Outputs

    ⦁ Technical/ practical work in classes and laboratory sessions to staff and students provided;

    ⦁ Support in conducting major experiments/ special needs instruction and research programs and/or in setting up and using complex equipment for a range of experiments and demonstrations provided;

    ⦁ Technical reports prepared;

    ⦁ Reports on the research tasks carried out prepared;

    ⦁ Research projects carried out guidance from senior staff;

    ⦁ Timetables, equipment and software requirements, and work plans for in-house training liaised and discussed with academic staff;

    ⦁ Students instructed in specialized skills needed for the inclusion of persons with disabilities and other special needs.

    Person Specifications

    Academic qualifications


    ⦁ Master's degree in a relevant
    technical discipline, namely, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Production Engineering; Automotive and Power Engineering from a recognized awarding university/ institution;

    ⦁ First or Second Upper-class Bachelor's Degree in the relevant technical discipline above (Or Second Lower-class Bachelor's Degree in special circumstance);

    ⦁ Higher diploma/ ordinary Diploma m relevant technical field
    (above);

    Working Experience

  • Must have a minimum working experience of six (6) years in the relevan t field, three (3) of which must have been served at the level of Technician or its equivalent in a reputable organization.

    Technical Competencies

  • Attention to Detail: Performing tests requires exact measurements and a good eye for detail, or the results could be false.

    ⦁ Skillful performance or ability without difficulty

    ⦁ Laborato1y technicians need to understand complex laboratory machinery and computer programs used to conduct tests.

    ⦁ Computer modeling, where applicable

    ⦁ Knowledge of Planning and budgeting

  • Knowledge of human resource management

    Behavioral Competences

    • Leadership and Management Skills

    • Communication Skills

    • Strong Analytical Mind

    • Teamwork skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kyambogo University Senior Technician Jobs in Uganda


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