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Organization: Green Bio Energy

Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda

About US:

Green Bio Energy is a leader in the promotion of green energy in East Africa which specialized in energy-efficiency, affordability, reliability and locally anchored.

Job Summary: The Research & Development Intern will be working with a team of engineers and supporting the Research & Development department. The Intern will conduct hands-on research to identify consumer needs, and contribute to product development as well as improving tools and machinery.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Routinely analyze and understand the positioning of the product, service or process
  • Work in close collaboration with the team to design and develop specific products, tools, services or processes
  • Set-up tests and validation phases
  • Correct and improve existing products, services or processes ·
  • Support the production start-up
  • Support team gather business intelligence (technology and competitive intelligence) to identify new trends and help conduct strategic planning ·
  • Actively participate in benchmarking and test competitive products to gain relevant information that can be applied to product specifications
  • Manage small R&D projects and report outcomes to R&D manager
  • Where and when necessary, help the team gather any legal documents, including laws, regulations and patents, that are necessary for determining the project’s feasibility.
  • Actively participate in implementing, and complying with, health, safety and environmental regulations on a daily basis
  • Apply research theories, principles, and models when conducting experiments and research activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Research & Development Intern should hold a graduate diploma/degree and experience in the field or in a related area
  • Work well in the field under different conditions as well as in the office
  • Computer literacy i.e. knowledge of MS Excel and Word
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves mentality
  • Ability to perform a variety of complicated tasks.
  • High degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Fluency in English and Luganda

How to Apply:

All applicants should send their updated CVs to Rebecca Rubaiza, HR &Administration via Email to:

Deadline: 30th September, 2016

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