Senior Manager Facilities and Administration Job Placement – MTN-Uganda

Title:            Senior Manager Facilities and

Organisation: MTN-Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: General
Manager- Capital Project Group

About US:

MTN-Uganda is the
leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines,
fax/data, internet and mobile services.

Job Summary:  The Senior Manager Facilities and
Administration will oversee the smooth running of MTN Uganda’s premises
ensuring compliance with relevant legislation. Create and maintain an effective
working environment which meets the needs of staff and visitors as well as
oversee the Fleet Management and general company administrative functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To prepare Specifications, negotiate contract terms and monitor
    service level agreements with regular and adhoc contractors (cleaning,
    building maintenance, air conditioning etc.) and     ensure a high-quality service is
    maintained within budget.
  • To develop and supervise the implementation of  the maintenance plan for all buildings,
    utilizing external contractors where necessary.
  • To ensure that work schedules meet agreed timescales and comply with
    health and safety legislation and that    
    environmental and corporate social responsibility implications are
  • To plan office and warehousing space and manage all office moves and
    workplace changes, in liaison with the Technical and  IT departments, and the relevant Head of
  • To ensure that appropriate risk assessments are carried out and
    Health and Safety legislation and approved codes of practice are adhered
  • To oversee the resolution of Audit findings within the Facilities
  • To be involved in the disaster recovery and business continuity
  • To undertake fault-reporting and all trouble-shooting on all office
    and building equipment with the exception of IT and Network equipment.
  • To assist the Finance department in maintaining an up to date Asset
  • To manage spend for the Facilities Budget and oversee purchase or
    leasing within budget.
  • To manage the non-IT and non-Network Division Capital expenditure
  • To ensure the MTN Uganda Property (including leased offices) are
    maintained to the company’s standards and within the     allocated budget.
  • To ensure that matters relating to utilities, rates and operational
    licenses are timely and amicable addressed.
  • To oversee the overall fleet administration

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Uganda Senior Manager
    Facilities and Administration job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Civil Engineering, Quantity  
    Survey, Accounting Qualifications, Project Management skills
  • At least five years of experience at a Senior level in a
    commercial   environment within a
    facilities management function
  • Knowledge of maintenance schedules and Health and   safety legislation is essential
  • Good organizational and project management skills   and a good understanding of our
    customer service standards are necessary
  • Computer skills and knowledge (Ability to use Ms   Office programs like web designing, Ms
    Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent negotiation, good interpersonal and decision-making   skills

Trainings &

  • Project Management
  • Budgeting and Control
  • High Level of Computer literacy,
  • Telecommunications industry trends,
  • Best practice customer centric principles, 
  • MTN Data products and Services
  • Excellent Communication skills (Written and Oral)
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and action,
  • Work under minimum supervision
  • Coordination Techniques
  • Telephone etiquette.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Assertive
  • Initiative
  • Perseverance
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Can-do
  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility and comfortable with change
  • Commitment to quality and high performance
  • Positive Attitude

NB: Please
note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead
to criminal prosecution.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their Job Applications with
detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be
presented at the interview) to Please use this
format in the Subject Line i.e. Senior Manager Facilities & Administration
– Surname First Name-current Dept.

Deadline: 3rd July 2019

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