Maintenance Officer – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organisation: National
Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Administrative Services
About NSSF:
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is the leading Social Security
Provider of Choice in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is that each employee
contributes directly to the growth and success of the business and each
employee is expected to take pride in being a member of the team.
Job Summary: The Maintenance
Officer will provide routine, planned, preventive service and maintenance as
well as breakdown repair of the plant and equipment in fund offices, building
and rented premises.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out routine inspection of
    installations (plant, machinery and equipment) in! NSSF buildings/Offices
    to assess repair requirements.
  • Actively monitor and ensure that all
    scheduled maintenance, service and repair of office equipment, building
    installations and plants is carried out on time.
  • Receive and assess complaints or reports
    of problems about NSSF Building/ office maintenance issues from tenants
    and staff.
  • Prepare terms of references, scope of work
    required, bills of quantities and cost estimates for maintenance and
    repair works or services.
  • Ensure works are completed to the set
    standard or with set quality of Materials.
  • Guide on office space utilization for NSSF
    offices
  • Prepare monthly preventive maintenance
    schedules; ensure records are maintained for all work done; prepare
    progress reports for maintenance work done for review by the MAS; advise
    supervisor of equipment and Maintenance supply needs.
  • Reconcile utility bills for NSSF offices
    and Buildings.
  • Carry out pre and post repair/maintenance
    inspection/verification of maintenance works.
  • Manage contractors carrying out major and
    minor repair work.
  • Works closely with outsourced property
    managers to coordinate repair and maintenance requirements and assess work
    done.
  • Provide technical work guidance to
    contractor and/or property agent technicians during repair works.
  • Work with Landlords to carry out
    renovations, maintenance and repair works needed at rented premises.
  • Ensuring branch offices space
    optimization.
  • Equipment maintenance support for
    laminators, generators, fire extinguishers j and air conditioners.
  • In charge of renovations and restoration
    repairs works on the Branch premises.
  • Receive and assess reports of maintenance
    and repair needs from rented offices buildings maintenance issues from
    staff. Provide estimates and supervise these works to be completed to a
    set standard.
  • Prepare the budget estimates for the
    maintenance and repair services
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Higher Diploma in Engineering
  • At least five years of practical
    experience in a busy Real Estate Management firm
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. IT
    proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Supervisory skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Possess some Do-it-yourself (DIY) hands on
    skills
  • Excellent contract management skills
  • Possess high levels of initiative,
    commitment to work, ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be good team players, highly motivated and
    capable of working with minimal supervision.   
  • Ability to work independently, produce
    results and meet set targets.
  • Be able to demonstrate high levels of
    customer care.
  • Should not have any criminal record
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications enclosing
detailed curriculum vitae giving three professional referees and copies of
academic and professional certificates/testimonials, postal address and daytime
telephone contact not later than Monday addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource and Administration, National Social Security
Fund, Workers House, 1 Pilkington Road, 14th Floor, P.O. Box 7140 Kampala,
Uganda
Please indicate the position applied for on the envelope (“Application
for the position of Maintenance Officer”)            
Deadline:  25th May 2015 by 5pm
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