Entry Level Jobs – Estates Officer at Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:   Estates Officer  
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:  College Secretary
About UCU:
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International
partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission
Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the
necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of
Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education
– not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian
University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Manage all University land and ensure that it is
properly fenced and cared for.
The incumbent will also manage the University ground
to ensure that they are kept neat and tidy
Ensure security of university property
Supervise all water work in and around the
University premises and ensure that a good running water system is properly
maintained at the University.
Ensure proper maintenance of University building and
do all necessary repairs
Responsible for supervising all group employees and
any other contracted workers.
The job holder will manage building and construction
work going on in the University.
In charge of appraising all staff in the Estates
department (Security officer, Plumber, Electrician, Compound Manager).
The job holder will serve as the secretary to
Planning and Development Committee.
Shall be a member of the Administrative Management
Prepare and submit periodic reports to the College
Perform any other official duties that may be
assigned by the College Secretary.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Estates Officer must hold a Diploma in Civil,
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from a recognised institution of higher
A minimum of two years’ experience performing
similar tasks.
The applicant must be a person of high integrity and
is self-driven.
Must be a committed and mature Christian.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three
references.( Academic, Leadership and Pastoral). Please remember to attach two
(2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and send
The Manager
Human Resource & Administration
Christian University,
P.O. Box 4,
Mukono. Uganda
Deadline: 20th November, 2015

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