Deadline of this Job: 20 July 2022

Duties & Responsibilities
• Manage the design engineering and construction of solar energy projects
• Develop, maintain and execute the project proposal or work plan to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project to assure that the project requirements can be met.
• Establish or oversee the work plan, staffing, and budgeting for each phase of project execution, including design, engineering, procurement and construction.
• Establish the project engineering, procurement and construction budget and take responsibility for the regular review and reporting to accounting on forecasted expenditures under the budget, as well as controlling expenditures so that the project remains within budget.
• Conduct regularly scheduled project meetings with management, clients, and subcontractors to facilitate, confirm and communicate status of the project execution plan, schedule and engineering, procurement, and construction activities.
• Provide or coordinate engineering support for development and permitting activities as needed.
• Oversee the execution of and compliance with construction contracts and work with construction team to ensure adequate scopes of work are executed under those contracts.
• Coordinate and work with the legal department to facilitate the development, negotiation and execution of project contracts such as Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), term sheets, contracts, supply agreements, equipment purchase agreements, warranty agreements, commissioning agreements. Participates and assists with the construction and financial closings
• Coordinate the external bidding process required to procure goods and services necessary for all phases of project execution, including preparation of bid packages, evaluation of proposals, contract negotiations and recommendations to senior management.
• Work with Management and Operations departments to define the requirements for adequate project turn-over and then assist with the transition of the project to Operations upon project completion.
• Oversee work product of technical personnel during execution of project and ensures compliance with reporting & legal requirements under contracts and lender agreements, and to internal management.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
• At least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/renewable energy or any relevant fields
• 8 years’ experience in renewable energy/solar project management & at least 3 years as a project lead.
• T3 Certified v Experience in the Solar Industry will be a highly added advantage.
• Excellent communication & leadership skill
• Must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities, and work under strict deadlines;
• Should have strong analytical and be result-oriented;
• Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;
• Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader
• Must have management and Leadership skills 

Job application procedure
If you meet the requirements, kindly send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com  with “Tittle” in the subject line by 20th July 2022.

Deadline of this Job: 30 July 2022

About Our Tech Stack
• Node.js + Typescript service-based architecture
• React Native Android/iOS application
• PostgreSQL application databases
• RabbitMQ for inter-server communication
• Server hosting on Heroku and Google Cloud Platform
• Fully automated CI/CD using Heroku CI and Github
• Application monitoring with Datadog, Logz.io, and Amplitude
• Snowflake for data warehousing and analysis
• Python for in-depth data analysis, transformation, and reporting

What You Will Work On
• Security engineering at Chipper spans the full-stack - this role involves gaining an understanding of the technical architecture of the Chipper Platform, continuously examining different attack surfaces, and proactively identifying and implementing security-hardening measures.
• Security engineering at Chipper is also a heavily collaborative role. Security is a principle that permeates everything that we work on, and the security engineering team works with a wide variety of other teams in order to spread understanding of potential vulnerabilities and to instill a security-focused mindset within everything we do.

Some examples of responsibilities include:
• Actively participating in project planning, code reviews, and spec reviews, to assist in hardening the design and implementation of a wide variety of projects
• Collaborating with the the data intelligence team to identify new queries, analysis pipelines, ML models, and alerts to be built in order to detect security-relevant activity
• Working with the DevOps team to verify full firewall coverage, and managing internal key storage and access controls
• Integrating with new security software vendors and managing current security-related software integrations
• Orchestrating penetration tests and other security-related accreditations with external firms
• Working with different product teams to harden various 3rd-party API integrations with enhanced connection verification and scheduled credential rotations
• Brainstorming with the design team to create user-facing systems that are secure and easy to use

What You Should Have
• The role isn't very focused on being an expert on any specific security domain (such as in a specific language or framework or layer of the application stack) - the most important skills are:
• Having an inquisitive, curious, and investigative mindset - thriving at independently reviewing designs and codebases and seeking out potential vulnerabilities
• Broad full-stack technical ability - being able to quickly gain familiarity with different technologies in-use throughout the team in order to competently understand the code and system designs

Great To Have

• Past experience in a role with significant security engineering responsibilities
• Past experience with fintech and early-stage startups
• Leadership interest and/or experience
• Familiarity with our tech stack - Node.js, Typescript, Python, React Native, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL, Snowflake
• Familiarity with our tool stack - ELK, Datadog, Cloudflare, Heroku, AWS, GCP, Retool

Method of Application
• Interested and qualified? Go to Chipper Cash on boards.greenhouse.io to apply  

Deadline of this Job: 30 July 2022

Overview
Poa! internet is the fastest growing and highly innovative ISP in Kenya. The company was founded in 2014 with a vision to provide internet in every home in Africa. At poa! We believe by empowering people, we can actively drive digital inclusion in these markets. We deploy a cost-effective internet service in Kenya, with the aim of providing affordable access to content and Internet to low- income members of society.

We are growing very fast to cover the rest of Kenya and eventually Africa. It is envisaged that success of the business will grow to over 150 networks across East Africa. It is from this background that we seek prospect candidates to fill the role of Radio Network Planning and Optimization Engineer

At Poa, we pride ourselves on being a values-driven company and we love working with values-driven employees. Poa's vision is “Internet in every home in Africa”. To achieve this vision, we live by our values, captured in the acronym, We CONNECT. At Poa, we: Create a better world for the people we serve, Open our eyes to problems and opportunities, Never stop learning never stop moving forward, Name it, own it , solve it, Engage with the bigger picture even in details, Care about each other and Tujienjoy kazini.

Mission Statement for the Role:
Plan, design and optimize a cost effective and reliable radio network ensuring the best QOS possible for our customers in line with the business strategy.

Overall Responsibility
The role has responsibility to ensure radio network plans and dimensions according to commercial/business requirements and the roll-out plan & license obligations. You shall provide input for the design of new technologies and services in accordance to poa! business strategy. End-to-end capacity planning will be key while also doing efficient plans for new network areas and expand coverage to uncovered areas within where we serve.

Financial
Minimize cost of network implementation by ensuring that the design produces the highest efficiencies in every implementation.

People
Key Internal Relationships are Sales & Marketing, Customer Experience, Customer Implementation, NOC, SMC, Network Infrastructure, Platforms and Architecture.

Key SMART Results for A-Player Success
• Plan, design and survey for appropriate high sites to host 80 towers, prepare and share relevant documentation to concerned parties - End 2022
• Post-installation review of new DPs performance through coverage tests and preparation of coverage test reports - End 2022
• Prepare and update any maps(kmz/kml) using Google Earth or Google Maps to show 15 new network areas surveyed as part of network expansion - End 2022
• Configuration management and optimization of new RF Devices to ensure that they are all as per design and configuration requirements and reduce interference complaints by 10% - Monthly
• Generating Airmax/AirFiber parameters and coming up with optimization plan to ensure they are withing operating values - Bi-Weekly
• Reducing failed survey rates from install partners by 10% - Monthly
• Level 2 technical support service to the Network support team on complex Customer complaint troubleshooting which require Radio Network planning or optimization solutions within the agreed SLA - End 2022
• Perform data driven capacity planning for existing and future networks in coordination with Sales & Marketing and customer facing teams and ensure minimum 20% overhead capacity availability for all RF links (PtMP/PtP) as per defined thresholds - Bi-Weekly

Level of Management Experience required (Mandatory & Nice to Have)
• Mandatory - proven experience in building, documenting and continually improving quality & efficiency in fast moving consumer tech services business in Kenya
• Department stage of development where this role sits (starting, preparing for scale, scaling, mature)
• Prepare for Scale / Systematization / Team Building / Management and Motivation

Key Competencies Criticality (H,M,L)
• Knowledge of RF design fundamentals, RF propagation behavior and Model Tuning - M
• Solid understanding of RF Network Planning, Optimization and Network Performance principles - M
• Competency in Coverage, Quality, Capacity analysis (parameter, interference, hardware etc.) and troubleshooting, convert it into actionable insights - M
• Competency in GIS systems and tools - L
• Must have experience to handle wireless broadband networks with knowledge and experience in working with Network Management applications such as UBNT UNMS(now UISP), UBNT Air control(now Airlink) - M
• Must show critical analytical thinking with the ability to capture faults and chances of improvement in a quick manner - M
• Must possess explicit team engagement capabilities with a great desire to always continue learning - L
• Must possess key third party supervisory skills with a results focused culture - L
• Must possess advanced knowledge of the wireless installation & commissioning standards and government regulations in the telecom industry - M
• Must be an optimistic individual with a to do attitude and an initiative taker - H
• Must be willing and ready to travel frequently to any part of the country on short notice - M

Mandatory Criteria if Any with no exceptions to hire.
• Bsc. Degree in Telecommunications or related field.
• Knowledge of WISP radio network planning & optimization or other relevant training.
• At least 3 years' experience in Radio Network planning & optimization.
• Excellent understanding of WISP KPI/KQI definitions and calculation methods.
• Strong communication skills

Job application procedure
Apply here https://poainternet.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=87&utm_source= 
Deadline of this Job: 24 July 2022

Responsibilities
• Timeliness and accuracy of construction progress monitor and control, provision of information, including contractor’s quantities executed and manpower.
• Assuring technical integrity of works and implementation of relevant HSE procedures according to standards and regulations.
• Assuring Construction Contractor and Vendors coordination.
• Assuring proper material control.
• Works progress certification.
• Report progress deviations.

Key activities
• Monitoring construction activities are executed in accordance with project and schedule, highlighting deviations and suggesting possible solutions.
• Monitoring construction activities progress, and quantities executed by contractor for Civil, Piping, Mechanical, Structural, Architectural works.
• Verifying construction works compliance with Contract scope of works, project specifications and procedures.
• Coordinating interfaces between Vendors and Construction Contractor.
• Coordinating supervision team and third-party authorities/stakeholders’ visits and audits.
• Monitor and Control Mechanical Completion activities executed on site.
• Certifying Work Progress and relevant quantities – daily/weekly/monthly.
• Elaborate weekly construction progress report validated with the project base lines for communicating to the Project Management.
• Lead the site construction meetings between company and contractor.
• Review and comment specific site procedures and work practices as necessary to meet project requirements.
• Provide construction input to resolve site constructability problems using technical knowledge and experience.
• Ensure construction works are executed following the correct HSE procedures for risk mitigation and safe work execution. Report to Project Management any near miss, unsafe act, and incident.

Qualification and experience
• Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering /technical degree
• 5 years of experience in the Construction industry.
• 5 years of construction coordination and supervision experience.

Method of Application
• Send your application to recruit@flexi-personnel.com 

Deadline of this Job: 24 July 2022

Main Responsibilities
• Timeliness and accuracy of construction progress monitor and control information provided, including contractor’s quantities executed and manpower.
• Assuring technical integrity of works and implementation of relevant HSE procedures according to standards and regulations.
• Assuring Construction Contractor and Vendors coordination.
• Assuring proper material control.
• Works progress certification.

Key activities
• Monitoring construction activities are executed in accordance with project schedule, highlighting deviations and suggesting possible solutions.
• Monitoring construction activities progress, and quantities executed by contractor for Electrical and Instrumentation works.
• Verifying construction works compliance with Contract scope of works, project specifications and procedures.
• Coordinating interfaces between Vendors and Construction Contractor.
• Monitor and Control Mechanical Completion and Commissioning activities executed on site.
• Certifying Work Progress and relevant quantities – daily/weekly/monthly.
• Elaborate weekly construction progress report validated with the project base lines for communicating to the Project Management.
• Participate on site construction meetings between company and contractor.
• Review and comment specific site procedures and work practices as necessary to meet project requirements.
• Provide construction input to resolve site constructability problems using technical knowledge and experience.
• Ensure construction works are executed following the correct HSE procedures for risk mitigation and safe work execution. Report to Project Management any near miss, unsafe act, and incident.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Instrumentation engineering or equivalent
• 5 years of Oil & Gas/power plant Industry experience.
• 3 years of Instrumentation and Automation engineering experience.
• Fluent knowledge of English.
• Intermediate knowledge of the local language (if required)

Job application procedure
Method of Application
• Send your application to recruit@flexi-personnel.com 

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