Rakai Health Sciences Program Facilities Manager Jobs in Uganda

Rakai Health Sciences Program Facilities Manager Jobs in Uganda

General Position Summary

The Facility Manager is accountable for building maintenance, surrounding environment and ensure that buildings and their services meet the needs of the people that work in them.

Essential Job Functions

  • Offer technical advice to management on various engineering works such construction
  • Ensure structural integrity of facilities, uninterrupted supply of utilities to premises, a clean and tidy workplace
  • Negotiating and drafting contracts for providers for services including construction, plumbing, electrical works and security).
  • Supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including facility maintenance, plumbing, electricians, housekeepers and security.
  • Managing respective budgets and ensuring cost-effectiveness.
  • Allocating and managing space at RHSP.
  • Allocating and managing space at RHSP.
  • Ensuring that facilities meet national environmental, health and security standards.
  • Overseeing building projects, renovations or refurbishments.
  • Preparing regular reports to management.

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the facilities management.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good planning, organizational and ability to prioritize.
  • Sensitive to different personalities, characters and cultures.
  • Ability to lead field teams.
  • Good computer skills especially in MS Excel & Word and databases
  • Good communication and reporting writing skills
  • Ability to work in remote areas.

    How to apply:

    Applications: All interested Candidates possessing the above attributes can send their applications including a cover letter, latest Copy of CV (with 3 referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates addressed to the HR Manager to This email address is being protected from spambots.

    You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kindly indicate the Job title under subject of the mail. Only Online applications will be considered.

    Deadline for Submission: Close of business by 5:00pm, Tuesday, 31st December 2019 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification.

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