Facilities Manager

Full Time Greater Accra West African Genetic Medicine Centre
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State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 26/03/2021
Qualification: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 5 Years
Career Level: Mid-level
Industry: Health

Facilities Manager Job Description

The West African Genetic Medicine Centre (WAGMC) Facilities Manager will be responsible for planning and coordinating the construction, installation, refurbishment, maintenance and security of various physical facilities of the Centre such as buildings, equipments and vehicles.

The Facilities Manager 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
Coordinate the use, and maintain records of the condition of assets; develop and keep maintenance record of all assets:
Ensure assets meet health and safety standards as well as legal requirements
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


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 skill
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

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