Career Opportunities

Facilities Manager (Full Time)

The candidate will be responsible for planning and coordinating the construction, installation, refurbishment, maintenance and security of various physical facilities of the Centre including buildings, equipments and vehicles. The candidate will work closely with the Physical Development and Municipal Services, and the Logistics Directorates of the University of Ghana to accomplish project objectives.

  • Coordinate planning and construction of WAGMC Building Complex, working with the Centre’s Environmental and Social Safeguards Officer and the Procurement Officer to inspect building materials and to ensure compliance of proper construction methods ensure assets meet health and safety standards as well as legal requirements
  • Coordinate the use, and maintain records of the condition of assets; develop and keep maintenance record of all assets;
  • Develop and monitor preventive maintenance programmes for all assets to ensure optimum functioning
  • Ensure offices and research laboratories are properly cleaned, well lit, have access to water and fumigated as required to ensure suitability of the work environment
  • Manage all refurbishments, renovations, office relocations and movement of assets to ensure smooth execution of moving plans
  • Research and keep record of costs related to deep cleaning, waste disposal, security and parking in order to contribute to budgetary planning by management
  • Liaise with suppliers and vendors contracted to provide goods and services to ensure compliance with contractual agreements
  • Plan and conduct safety training programmes for personnel
  • Master’s degree in Facilities Management, Building Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in facilities/properties management
  • Ability to manage varied and complex workload under high pressure situations
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of building services
  • High proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel, Word and intermediate Power Point skills
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills including fluency in English, ability to communicate effectively with different groups; maintain respectful demeanour towards colleagues, suppliers and representatives of partner institutions, and have good report writing skills
  • Good computer literacy skills, with competencies in spreadsheets, word processing, power point, electronic communications applications, including teleconferencing 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to by 21st March, 2021.