Government Vacancies May 2021

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      Government Vacancies May 2021

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      Government Vacancies May 2021


      Facilities Officer

      The incumbent is required to assist in developing and implementing a facilities and equipment maintenance and upgrade programme for a Ministry/Department. Duties include inspecting facilities and equipment for deficiencies; assisting in property acquisitions; preparing scopes of work and cost estimates; space planning and utilization; assisting in preparing tenders; monitoring contractors performing maintenance and repair services and preparing reports on facilities management activities.

      Reports to:  Senior Facilities Officer or Designated Officer
      Supervision given to: Facilities Technician
      Duties and Responsibilities: 

      – Performs facilities and equipment inspections to ensure optimal functioning and report deficiencies identified to management in order to facilitate corrective action.
      – Develops and implements facilities and equipment maintenance schedule, health and safety policies, guidelines and procedures in a small Ministry/Department or assists in performing these functions in a large or medium sized Ministry.
      – Participates in property acquisition and compliance activities, also assists with the preparation, negotiation and review of leases and rental agreements for maintenance and upkeep of property.
      – Prepares budget proposals, scopes of work and cost estimates for projects related to maintenance, repairs, improvements, upgrades and modifications of facilities and equipment.
      – Plans utilization of space and facilities consistent with the requirements of organizational efficiency.
      – Assists in the management of a disaster recovery programme and in the provision of facilities security, electronic loss prevention, fire and life safety-related services.
      – Assists in the preparation of tender documents and contract speculations in respect of contracted services for facilities and equipment maintenance, repair and upgrades.
      – Monitors contracts performing contracted services related to the maintenance, repair and upgrades to ensure work is completed according to specifications.
      – Develops and maintains or assists in developing and maintaining of an efficient and up-to-date facilities management information database.
      – Prepares or assists in the preparation of Cabinet Notes, reports, correspondence and other official documents related to facilities management.
      – Performs other related duties as may be required.

      Minimum Experience and Training: 

      – Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in facilities management.
      – Training as evidenced by the possession of a recognized Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management; or in Civil/Structural/Constructional/Electrical Engineering supplemented by certification in Facilities Management.

      Skills and Abilities: 

      – Skill in the use of personal computers.
      – Ability to conduct inspections of facilities and equipment and identify deficiencies.
      – Ability to develop and implement facilities and equipment maintenance schedules.
      – Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
      – Ability to prepare estimates, specifications and budget for facilities maintenance repair and upgrade projects.
      – Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
      – Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and members of the public.
      – Ability to prepare reports and other documents and to maintain records.


      – Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the preventative maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment.
      – Knowledge of the principles and practices of Facilities Management.
      – Knowledge of building, construction and maintenance work, codes and standards.
      – Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act.
      – Knowledge in project management principles and practices.
      – Some knowledge of the principles of office space planning and utilization.

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