British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Estates and Facilities Officer Vacancies

British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Estates and Facilities Officer Vacancies

Main purpose of job:
  • To provide effective support services for the Estate & Facilities Management team, with responsibility for various support functions as well as for the cleaning services across the Mission.
  • Services will meet agreed standards; customer satisfaction levels will be high; agreed policies and processes will be complied with.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of accommodation for new arrivals, ensuring good standards of service and achieving customer satisfaction against agreed service standards.
  • Maintaining and updating an inventory database for the residential and office furniture, ensuring accuracy at all times, ensuring that furniture procured and delivered meet UK-Health and Safety Standards whiles meeting customer needs during transitions.
  • Maintenance of BHC amenities, in liaison with the Estates & Facilities Manager and relevant committees etc, ensuring good levels of customer satisfaction across the Mission.
  • Pyramid data entry; GPC holder;
  • Requisition/receipt goods; general support functions to wider Estates Team as necessary.
  • Liaison with service providers (Water, Electricity, Waste, etc.) to ensure the best possible supply arrangements under value for money.
  • Maintaining a database for utilities consumption and payment, ensuring timely settlement of outstanding bills whiles crosschecking consumption to ensure value for money paid at all times.
  • Advise staff on fees policy (Support by directing to information available) and initiating/up-dating DS’s, PoC for any queries.
  • Meeting customer requirements under SLAs, achieving Value for Money and efficiencies.
  • Update Master Estates Spreadsheet.
  • Procurement of cleaning materials for the office and conducting spot checks.
  • Maintaining and updating of estates records, ensuring accurate and appropriate record keeping of all relevant documents, ensuring
    proper storage of marked documents.

    Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in negotiations.
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Strong Customer Focus with good Attention to detail.
  • Display strong organizational, analytical and time management skills.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office Applications.

    Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Proficient in written and spoken English Language

    Required Competencies
  • Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
  • Other benefits and conditions of employment
    Learning and development opportunities:
  • The High Commission is committed to providing a strong learning and development environment.
  • A comprehensive online training package is available, both job-specific and of a more general nature, as is on-the-job training and coaching.
  • The High Commission benefits from the support of a Regional Learning & Development Training Centre. Staff can undertake a range of training opportunities via this Centre too.

    Additional Information
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in Ghana with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • The successful applicant will demonstrate that they meet the requirements under Ghanaian law to work in Ghana.
  • The British High Commission in Accra is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
  • Staff recruited locally by the British High Commission in Accra is subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Ghanaian employment law.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Jobs in Accra - Ghana - Estates and Facilities Officer Vacancies

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