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Facility Maintenance Supervisor

SOS Children’s Villages

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 16, 2022.

SOS Children’s Villages Jobs in Uganda Facility Maintenance Supervisor Carreer opportunities in Uganda vacancies in SOS Children’s Villages at Uganda

# Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, locally registere, child-focused,
social development non- governmental organization with a strong reputation for
providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for
vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached
over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become
empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their
families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors,
institutional and corporate agencies including; Norwegian Agency for
Development Cooperation NORAD, Austrian Development Agency ADA, Grieg
Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, AVIS
Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program
UPHSP, Terre des Hommes TDH, Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach, Madhvani
Group of Companies.
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is seeking qualified candidates to fill the
following position;

This position, reporting to the National Director, and working closely with
the project managers and the Human Resources and Administration department
shall be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and repairs of facilities,
equipment’s and plant, as well as general management of the organizations
estates. The position holder shall create and implement a strong breakage
reporting and repair system, strongly involving the project managers and the
administration. He/she is a supervisor for all the maintenance technicians
handymen at the various locations within the National Association. He
provides a monthly briefing to the National Director, on major requirements
and developments, planning, costs, problems, also seeking their advice and
direction. He/she also provides feedback to the project managers on the state
and requirements of their respective facilities / contraction projects.
Owing to the large nature of financial resources involved, the position holder
shall be expected to be a person of integrity, reliable and committed to
producing quality work. He/she is expected to set strong and specific
objectives to guide a quality delivery of his work.

1\. Maintenance and General Estate Management
• Makes an assessment of all outstanding major repair/ maintenance needs in
each location, and plans for needed budgets and timeframes to execute the
• Works strongly to implement assigned or contracted works, caring for timely
delivery, quality etc.
• Prepares and implements a strict schedule in doing a routine visit to each
location and in dealing with each handyman in conjunction with project
managers an administration
• Assess buildings and facilities to identify repair and renovation needs in
conjunction with the facility heads ensuring that the subsequent repairs are
cost effective and of good quality.
• Identifies major repair needs and makes a detailed plan to carry out quality
repair works. He procures needed materials and repair parts following
established procurement procedures
• Develop training systems for the facility users to attain knowledge on how
to operate and use basic available tools and machines, safety measures thus
ensuring preventive maintenance
• Assess and develop plans for improvement of existing facilities into usable
and valuable facilities.
• Assess Estate related risks at all locations and provide mitigation measures
to management

2\. Procurement of Materials & Contracting services
• Lead construction contract management.
• Conduct technical construction assessments.
• Develop bills of materials/quantity.
• Provide technical input during evaluation of construction bids/tenders

3\. Budget Preparation and Control
• Assists project managers by providing them with necessary background
information and guidelines for the preparation of annual budgets in line with
facility maintenance and developments.
• Obtain an overall budget framework for maintenance requirements of the
National Association, seeking advice of the finance head and the National
Director to ensure execution of planned works in a timely manner.
• Reviews budgets and expenditure on a quarterly basis with project managers,
National Director and finance Head.

4\. Supervises the work of the Maintenance Technicians in all projects.
• Support the maintenance technicians/handymen in obtaining needed
materials in time and seeking cost effective sources for securing materials
from service providers.
• Sets standards for quality repair works for the handymen to follow, ensuring
that all works meets high quality standards and are done in a timely manner.
• Provides regular feedback on the performance of each handyman including
quality of work on specific jobs to project managers, also participating in
their performance reviews in conjunction with project managers.
• Makes detailed visits to projects and up repairs works and newly reported
breakages located in family houses, offices etc.
• Sensitize staff on methods of minimizing breakages and maintenance costs.
• Support and build the capacity of location maintenance officers on proper
estate management.

5\. Other duties
• Carries out assigned administration duties directly or indirectly related
to SOS maintenance procedures.
• Makes regular visits to all projects to follow up on any assigned tasks an
identifying new tasks and producing a filed visit report on any needed actions
to be made.
• Supervises installation of new equipment
• Safeguarding the management of high-value assets e.g. water pumps,
generators, etc.
• Sensitizes handymen and other staff teams on methods of cost-saving,
minimizing breakages, wastage and maintenance of SOS property / Communicate
policies, procedures, and any updates to maintenance staff.
• Efficient management of physical plant, estate and inventory
• Provide quarterly and annual repairs and maintenance inspection protocol
reports and reviews
• To respond and offer support to any emergencies that may arise from the

• Diploma in construction engineering Degree will be a plus
• Professional Certifications e.g. CMRP or HVAC certified are preferred
• Proven experience as maintenance supervisor or similar role
• Strong technical knowledge of all building systems electrical, heating
• Strong understanding of health & safety practices and regulations
• Understanding of budgeting and performance management
• Excellent planning and leadership abilities
• God attention to details
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
• Computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related
communication tools.
• Great time management skills.

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Email:: [email protected]

If you believe you are the right candidate, please send your electronic
application letter, detailed curriculum vitae CV, and photocopies of
academic certificates, and names and contact details of three traceable
referees to the address below to reach not later than Monday, 28th March 2022:

**The Head Human Resources and Administration**
**SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,**
**Plot 53 Ntinda II Road**

Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding
eight pages to: **[email protected]**

Applications that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight
pages or electronically submitted as images will be disqualified. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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