Estates Officer Career Placement – National Medical Stores (NMS)




Job
Title:  Estates Officer
Organisation: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty
Station
: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports
to:
Head of Human Resource & Support Services
Ref: NMS/2015/ 32
About
US:
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 Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Estates Officer will be responsible for the maintenance of
building structures, power plants, water and sewerage systems, waste and
disposal units, and developing architectural structures. He or She will manage
all Occupational Safety and Health Environment matters of the Corporation.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Carry out maintenance of building structures,
power plants, water and sewage systems, waste and disposal units, and
developing architectural structures.
·        
Routinely inspect project sites to monitor
progress and ensure conformance to the design specifications and standards.
·        
Prepare bids for tenders related to civil
engineering.
·        
Investigate and report on complaints on hazardous
waste management.
·        
Develop, implement corporation Occupational
Health  and Safety policy, programmes and
procedures.
·        
Establish best proposals for operation of
Occupational Health and Safety and training.
·        
Increase health and Safety awareness at all levels
within the Corporation.
·        
Keenly investigate and report on all
serious/critical personal injury accidents occurring to employees of NMS.
·        
Ensure that Corporation’s assets are properly
managed in line with the provisions of the Asset Policy and Procedures.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold an Honour’s degree
in Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized University. Possession
of an additional qualification in Occupational Safety Health and Environment is
an added advantage.
·        
At least four years’ experience in Civil
Engineering Works.
·        
Computer literacy and proficiency in the use of
Computer packages (Excel, MS word, Power point, and Access).
How
to Apply: 
All
candidates are strongly encouraged to send their application letters with
updated Curriculum vita, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and
contact details of three referees  addressed to the Head of Human Resource and
Support Services, National Medical Stores, Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16
Entebbe. Uganda.
Deadline:
16th June 2015 by 5 p.m

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