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  • Posted: May 17, 2019
    Deadline: May 29, 2019
  • The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, commonly called the Foreign Office is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom. It is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide and was created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office

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    Estates and Facilities Officer

    Job Description

    • Preparation of accommodation for new arrivals, ensuring good standards of service and achieving customer satisfaction against agreed service standards.
    • Maintaining and updating an inventory database for the residential and office furniture, ensuring accuracy at all times, ensuring that furniture procured and delivered meet UK-Health and Safety Standards whiles meeting customer needs during transitions.
    • Maintenance of BHC amenities, in liaison with the Estates & Facilities Manager and relevant committees etc, ensuring good levels of customer satisfaction across the Mission.
    • Pyramid data entry; GPC holder; Requisition/receipt goods; general support functions to wider Estates Team as necessary.
    • Liaison with service providers (Water, Electricity, Waste, etc.) to ensure the best possible supply arrangements under value for money.
    • Maintaining a database for utilities consumption and payment, ensuring timely settlement of outstanding bills whiles crosschecking consumption to ensure value for money paid at all times.
    • Advise staff on fees policy (Support by directing to information available) and initiating/up-dating DS’s, PoC for any queries.
    • Meeting customer requirements under SLAs, achieving Value for Money and efficiencies.
    • Update Master Estates Spreadsheet.
    • Procurement of cleaning materials for the office and conducting spot checks.
    • Maintaining and updating of estates records, ensuring accurate and appropriate record keeping of all relevant documents, ensuring proper storage of marked documents.


    • Educated to degree level.
    • Experience in negotiations.
    • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
    • Strong Customer Focus with good Attention to detail.
    • Display strong organizational, analytical and time management skills.
    • Well versed in Microsoft Office Applications.
    • Proficient in written and spoken English Language  
    • Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Foreign and Commonwealth Office on to apply
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