Kabale University Estates Officer Jobs in Uganda

Kabale University Estates Officer Jobs in Uganda


Purpose of the Job

  • To supervise and advise on management of the University estates.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the development of policies, standards, strategies, plans and budgets for the management of the University’s estates.

  • Manages inventory of the Universities estates including safe custody records pertaining to titling of University land.

  • Undertakes or supervises the periodic valuation of University estates.

  • Supports the acquisition of additional land and developed property by the University.

  • Liaises with the Senior Engineer/ Civil for the execution of construction, rehabilitation and repair civil works on the University building infrastructure.

  • Supervises the development of Master and physical plans for the development of University land.

  • Supervises the conduct of surveys, demarcation or titling of University land.

  • Liaises with the University Secretary for allocation of residential units, office space or business rentals.

  • Supports the drafting of rental contracts and notices, monitors use and ensures that contract terms are adhered to.

  • Liaises with the Legal Services Unit and other authorities to deal with infringements on the University estates.

  • Conducts property market surveys and advises on the pricing and collection of revenue for rental space or building space.

  • Monitors span of leases and renews them accordingly.

  • Inspects University buildings and other property, gets feedback from occupants and compiles and reports the problems or challenges to the appropriate authorities for action.

  • Undertakes any other duties as assigned by the Deputy Director/ Estates and Works.

    Key Outputs

  • Development of policies, standards, strategies, plans and budgets for estates management supported.

  • Inventory of the University estates and related documentation managed.

  • Periodic valuation of University estates done.

  • Acquisition of additional land and developed property supported.

  • Execution of construction, rehabilitation and repair civil works on the Universities building infrastructure coordinated.

  • Master and physical plans for the development of University land done.

  • Survey, demarcation or titling of University land done.

  • Allocation of residential units, office space or business rentals supported.

  • Drafting of rental contracts and notices supported and monitoring adherence to contract terms
    enforced.

  • Infringements on the University estates reported and addressed.

  • Property market surveys conducted and advises on the pricing and collection of rental revenue advised.

  • Lease spans monitored and leases promptly renewed.

  • Occupancy feedback compiled and problems or challenges addressed.

  • Other assigned duties by the Deputy Director/ Estates and Works performed.

    Person Specifications

  • Should have a degree in either Estates Management, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Built Environment, Valuation, Physical Planning from a recognized University.

  • Should be registered by a recognized professional body where required.

  • Should have well developed interpersonal relationship, negotiation communication skills.

  • Should have the ability to effectively establish supporting networks with internal and external Stakeholders.

  • Should be computer literate.

  • Should have at least three (3) years’ experience in either construction, property management, estates management or management of the built environment.

  • Should have sound knowledge of project management.

    How to apply

  • Suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in sealed envelopes clearly indicating the position applied for and serial number to the address below, including an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, copies of Certified Transcripts and Certificates, Postal and Telephone Contacts, Names and Telephone Contacts of three referees:

  • Applications should reach the University through the following address not later than 10th January 2022 at 5 pm.

    University Secretary,
    Kabale University
    Kikungiri Campus
    P.O Box 317,
    Kabale.

    OR

    Kabale University Kampala Liaison Office
    3rd Floor, Reev House, Plot 515,
    Opposite Gapco Petrol Station, Bombo Road,
    Wandegeya -Kampala.

  • NB: Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

  • Applicants shall be subjected to a background checks.

  • Kabale University Is an Equal Opportunities Organization.


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