Estates Assistant Job Opportunity – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Job Title: Estates Assistant
Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Ref: NMS/2014/21
Report to: Estates Officer
About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was
established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and
distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in
Job Summary: The Estates
Assistant will provide buildings maintenance oversight including supervision of
service providers and budget supervision.
Key Duties and
  • Ensure proper functioning of the
    Corporation’s power supply and telecommunication systems.
  • Conduct electrical installation and
    repairs whenever necessary
  • Advise management on proper maintenance of
    health and safety issues
  • Maintain an inventory and update
    information on corporation estates and utilities and ensuring their
    protection against damage and pilferage
  • Actively participate in the preparation of
    estates budget
  • Ensure that the corporation’s generator is
    in proper working condition
  • Maintain proper fittings and fixtures
    which include steel doors, windows, ordinary doors, shutters steel cup
    boards and all other furniture items.
  • Ensure proper functioning of equipment
    such as Forklifts, cold rooms, Battery chargers, Photocopiers and Air
  • Manage all civil work including preparing
    bills of quantities.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should possess a Higher
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering .
  • At least four years’ experience in Estates
    Administration, repairs and maintenance.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Office Suite.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs that should include names and addresses of the last two employers
with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position
you are applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone
contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.
Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached.
Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify
Photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding
institutions to authenticate their validity.
National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications should be addressed and delivered to the Head of Human
Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi
Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Any form of
canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who meet
the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.
Deadline: 22nd July
2014 by 5pm
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