Facilities Manager at Government College Umuahia


Government College Umuahia is a boarding school for boys aged between 10 and 17. A world-class residential all boys secondary school located on Ikot-Ekpene Road, Umuahia in Abia State, which offers a combination of British and Nigerian curricula.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Facilities Manager

Location: Umuahia, Abia

Job Description

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  • The Facility Manager would be responsible for the management of all academic & non-academic facilities including, maintenance of Government College Umuahia. Ensuring that facilities are up to standard.

Facilities Manager Job Duties

  • Manage the overall services of all equipment housed within the school premises.
  • Maintain entire responsible for the security, maintenance and services of work facilities to ensure that they meet the required needs.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing and agreeing contracts and providers for services including, parking, cleaning, catering and technology. (CSO role will take responsibility for security matters).
  • Supervising multi-disciplinary teams of staff including cleaning, maintenance, grounds and security.
  • Ensuring that basic facilities, such as water, power, utilities and refuse are well managed.
  • Managing budgets and ensuring cost-effectiveness of all facilities of the school not limited to water management, refuse disposal and power supply AC, DC and solar energy.
  • Ensuring that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards.
  • He / She looks after what has been delivered and maintains it.
  • He/she ensures they do not fall below the benchmark.
  • Ensures that the built environment in the school maintains the impeccable quality delivered to him.

Qualifications & Skills Preferred

  • At least 3 years of experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Environmental Sciences or a related field.
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills; time-management skills; maintenance experience; familiarity with building upkeep, structural issues, and grounds maintenance; budgeting skills; interpersonal and communication skills; organizational and planning skills; leadership skills; flexible scheduling.
  • He / she must possess excellent negotiating skills. A working knowledge of the environment will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
20th July, 2021.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to: [email protected] or [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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