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  • Posted: Sep 4, 2019
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2019
  • Academic City College is a premium quality tertiary education institution in Africa with a state-of-the-art ultra-modern campus in Accra, Ghana. Academic City offers holistic education to create well-rounded minds who can proactively and conscientiously contribute to local and global development.

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    Facility Manager

    Facilities Manager will report to the Registrar, Academic City College


    The core responsibilities of the Facility Manager will be

    • Coordinates and project manage multi-craft activities involved in preventive, scheduled, and emergency maintenance, cleaning, repair, and renovation of buildings, mechanical systems, physical plant, and/or grounds.
    • Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the College, regulations and local laws
    • Develops or assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit.
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    • Oversees activities of contractors, vendor personnel, and suppliers; Monitors contracts for compliance and controls costs; monitors general expenditures of the unit; performs quality control inspections to ensure adherence to contract specifications and industry standards.
    • Supervises personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
    • Maintains compliance with departmental security, audit procedures, and university policy.
    • Assists in facility and space usage planning; advises the administration on the application of institutional policy, regulations, and standards relating to the management of physical resources.
    • Performs quality control inspections to ensure adherence to contract specifications and industry standards.
    • Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit.
    • Develops and maintains emergency/disaster preparedness and recovery plans.
    • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


    • Minimum of High School graduate, first-degree holders will be given preference
    • Minimum of five years of working in a similar role, and in a supervisory capacity

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

    • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures
    • Knowledge of contract documents and specifications.
    • Project planning skills
    • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
    • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
    • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections
    • Knowledge of computer security and audit procedures and requirements
    • Knowledge of all federal, state, and local codes and ordinances pertinent to facilities planning, design, construction, and maintenance
    • Ability to coordinate and/or supervise independent contractors
    • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions
    • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
    • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
    • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
    • Knowledge of mechanical systems, building materials, and emergency maintenance
    • Ability to coordinate quality assurance programs in the area of specialty
    • Knowledge of emergency and disaster recovery planning


    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should send their CV and a one-page cover letter to [email protected]

    The subject line of the email should be "Application for < Role, Your Name >"

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