Senior Estates Management Officer Job Placement – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager
About US:
Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade
Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair
trade, promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became
operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and
headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of UNBS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
property status reviews to establish their state and propose maintenance
programs for all UNBS facilities and equipment
and coordinate maintenance contractors to ensure proper handling of works on
facilities and equipment’s
a database of all works so as to have timely maintenance schedules
performance of service contractors and record performance against specified
in the planning, development and monitoring of premises services and
supervision, training and appraisal of caretaking/cleaning staff and
and supervise the survey and measure of property for valuation purposes     in connection with purchase, or disposal of
the property or equipment
effective support and maintenance arrangements and regularly review them using
internal resources and external contractors where appropriate
that the buildings are maintained to the highest possible standards at all
times and that the building infrastructure and fabric are robustly protected
and cared for
regular emergency equipment checks including fire and intruder alarms,
emergency lighting and fire extinguishers are completed
Work in
close liaison with the Regional Administrators regularly report on the state of
staffing accommodation to ensure a safe working environment for regional

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
applicant for the UNBS Senior Estates Management Officer job opportunity should
hold a post graduate qualification in Engineering field or project planning and
management from a recognized University/Institution
of Honours degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from a
recognized University/Institution
Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from a recognized
minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in property
Management preferably in a reputable organisation
to find creative solutions to estates problems and deliver solutions within
tight constraints.
influential and negotiating skills.
to communicate with colleagues at all levels, with appropriate tact, diplomacy
and sensitivity.
presentation skills.
numeracy and highly effective analytical abilities.
project management skills.
successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism,
Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to be a team player, an
excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.
Age: Between 30 and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your
    registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application
    as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile
    telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and
    national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking
    ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 17th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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