Assets Manager (GMG/SEG 2) (NOT VACANT) – available up to December 2021 Corporate and Liaison Services Division

Assets Manager (GMG/SEG 2) (NOT VACANT) – available up to December 2021
Corporate and Liaison Services Division

Salary Range: $2,023,418 – $2,405,208 per annum and any allowances attached to the post

 

JOB PURPOSE

Under the general direction of the Senior Director, Corporate and Liaison Services, controls, monitors and maintains the Ministry’s assets in accordance with prescribed regulations.  Oversees and maintains the physical facilities and grounds of the Ministry and its associated properties.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS INCLUDE:

Management/Administrative Responsibilities

  • Assists with the development and implementation of programmes for the Division’s corporate and operational plans as well as budget preparation;
  • Develops, implements and reviews operational systems and procedures to guide the delivery of services by the Unit and manage emergency situations;
  • Assists with the procurement of supplies used by the Unit and ensures their safe storage;
  • Assists with the preparation of tender documents and the selection of contractors for property management and related projects;
  • Prepares insurance and other claims in relation to damage to buildings and/or equipment and follow-up with the appropriate organisations/authorities for settlement.

Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Ensures that the building and grounds are adequately maintained and kept in accordance with established standards;
  • Monitors energy conservation initiatives throughout the Ministry and other premises within the span of control;
  • Develops and implements a maintenance/servicing schedule for office and other equipment         (air conditioning unit, stand-by generators, etc.); 
  • Liaises with and monitors the work of service contractors to ensure adherence to contracts and completion of work within quality standards;
  • Oversees and monitors the operations of the Ministry’s vehicle(s) to reduce waste and provide efficient service;

Human Resource Management Responsibilities 

  • Develops and manages the overall performance of the Division and its staff, including transferring skills, motivating staff through coaching and mentoring, arranging for training, setting performance  targets, monitoring performance, providing feedback to staff and initiating corrective action where necessary to improve performance.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent knowledge of building maintenance and operations
  • Sound knowledge of Government of Jamaica Transportation regulations, policies and procedures
  • Sound technical knowledge of office safety procedures
  • Good knowledge of GoJ’s procurement regulations, policies and procedures and familiarity with funding agencies requirements 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant computer applications and systems
  • Excellent customer service skills and quality focus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Good ethical principles and sound integrity
  • Good interpersonal and analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and cooperative
  • Ability to effectively manage external relationships

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • First Degree in Estate Management, Building Construction or equivalent from a recognised institution
  • Training in Supervisory Management or Human Resource Management
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar position

 

Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Friday, May 22, 2020 to: 

Director, Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport

4-6 Trafalgar Road

Kingston 5

  

We thank all applicants for their expressions of interest, however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

MCGES

We place people at the heart of everything we do.

We believe that culture is the great equaliser and transformer that makes ordinary men and women great.

We believe that gender equality is essential in a modern society.

We believe that an entertained person is a happy person and happy persons make happy societies.

We believe that physical activity enhances lives and sport is the medicine that heals and corrects.

Olivia Grange

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  +876.978.7654
  4-6 Trafalgar Road

Kingston 5

Jamaica, W.I.

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