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Manager, Estates Job Opportunity – Uganda Post Limited

Job Title:   Manager, Estates
Organisation: Uganda Post
Limited (Posta Uganda)
Reports to: Head of
Corporate Services
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Posta:
Uganda Post
Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the
leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial
services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations
worldwide.
Job Summary: The Manager,
Estates will oversee the estates maintenance function, ensuring that the
buildings, engineering systems and grounds are safe, well maintained, fit for
purpose, available for their intended use within budget resulting into a
positive staff, tenant and general public experience. The incumbent will achieve
Estates revenue targets while leading the Estates team in providing high
quality and responsive maintenance and managing short and long-term planned
maintenance activity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The job holder will plan, manage, monitor and
coordinate all maintenance activities (building and engineering) with
appropriate arrangements in place for the delivery of responsive and effective estates
services including ‘out of hours’ on-call and emergency contingency plans in
support of Posta Uganda activities.
·        
The incumbent will also identify, cost, plan and
execute short term and long term maintenance programs for all company buildings
in a timely, affordable and efficient manner.
·        
Mentor and lead Estates staff while optimizing team
spirit and teamwork.
·        
Ensure that the Estates Revenue Budget is achieved
and that the related collections are realized in a timely manner.
·        
Generate, update and maintain records on all company
premises, both owned and rented throughout the country.
·        
Prepare and submit monthly reports on buildings and
physical assets, all tenants and rental collections status.
·        
Generate and provide information necessary to facilitate
the planning for and management of all buildings in order to increase rental
income for the company.
·        
Work in liaison with relevant officers that the
appropriate insurance policies for the company properties are in place and
up-to-date.
·        
Research and recommend rent rates for company
premises at various locations throughout the country, in line with prevailing
market rates
·        
Manage contractors and related activities within the
assigned budgets and available funds.
·        
Ensure           
that maintenance works meet safety standards, statutory compliance and that
activities are carried out in the most cost effective and efficient way within
allocated budgets.
·        
Take overall responsibility for matters affecting
the Company’s physical environment.
·        
Be available on call to attend to emergencies
pertaining to the Estates function.
·        
Perform any other duty as may be required from time
to time within the Company framework
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a good Bachelor’s degree in
Civil Engineering
·        
Possession of additional qualification in
Estates/Facilities Management will be an added advantage
·        
At least five years of related post qualification
working experience in property management, two (2) of which must have been at
Managerial level in a reputable organization.
·        
Excellent negotiation and communication skills
·        
Excellent computer knowledge
·        
Complete knowledge on Uganda’s area demarcation
·        
Good report writing skills
·        
Creativity and innovativeness
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters,
detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:
The Head,
Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 20th November, 2015
NB: Candidates who do not receive feedback within a
month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications
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