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Technical Manager (located in Rwanda)

Fortum eNext helps utilities and energy intensive industries improve their operations and reduce emissions. Building on our heritage and knowhow of running and optimising our own fleet, we offer highly specialised expert services throughout the whole life cycle of a power plant. We have over 300 professionals and more than 2,000 clients worldwide.

The HQ Power project is a 70 MWe peat fired power plant situated in Rwanda. The five-year agreement with Fortum covers the operation and maintenance (O&M) services of this new plant including technical services and IT tools needed for the operations. The construction of the power plant is ongoing and should be completed by early 2022. The project is an important part of Rwanda's industrial development as part of the East African Community (EAC).

About the role

We are now looking for an Technical Manager for the HQ Power Plant.

As a part of management team, you are responsible for the overall safety and quality management of the Plant. Your management responsibilities will include home office technical support. You will provide engineering support as a part of the Operational and Maintenance team to ensure plant and equipment availability are met.

Why Fortum?

The greatest challenge of our time awaits you. To drive the change for a cleaner world, we need to reshape the energy system. To reach our goal, we embrace a culture of openness. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone's wellbeing, we can reach even better results. Flexibility is the new normal and we apply hybrid way of working wherever possible.

For you, working at Fortum means exciting opportunities to develop your expertise and create a meaningful career. We will support you on this journey. We believe diversity and inclusion inspire all of us to innovate and grow together. Therefore, we are committed to building teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally.

What we are looking for

You have a degree M.Sc. or B.Sc. Engineering preferably within Mechanical, Electrical or Process discipline. You have preferably 5 years' experience from power plant operations and working in Fortum group for minimum 2 years.

You have the ability to demonstrate effective management and understanding of legislation with regards to Health, Safety and Environmental requirements. You also have good understanding of financial management including budget planning, forecasting and cost control. You are fluent in English language.


Submit your application by January 31st 2022 at the latest. If you would like to hear more about the position, please contact Mikko Päivärinta, +358408307855 or through e-mail

To be selected for the position, the applicant must go through background clearance and a health examination including drug testing.


At Fortum we drive change where it matters. We are a European energy company providing our customers with electricity, gas, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. Together with our subsidiary Uniper, we are the third largest producer of CO2-free electricity in Europe. With around 20,000 professionals and activities in more than 40 countries, we have the competence and resources to grow and to drive the energy transition forward. We strive to make an impact through a culture of open leadership, curiosity and continuous improvement. Do you want to take an active role for a cleaner world? Come lead the change with us!

Technical Manager (located in Rwanda)


Julkaistu 26.01.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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