Building Caretaker

  • Full time
  • Harare
  • @Potraz posted 1 week ago
  • Posted : 12 February 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 3 Years
  • What we do Computers & IT & Telecoms
  • Qualifications Diploma levelApprenticeship Journeyperson
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Job Description

POTRAZ is a leading regulatory authority in Zimbabwe’s telecommunications sector. Established with the aim of promoting the development and efficient use of telecommunications services, POTRAZ plays a crucial role in ensuring compliance and fostering corporate governance within the industry.

POTRAZ is looking for a highly skilled and dedicated Building Caretaker to join the organization’s dynamic team. As a Building Caretaker, you will be responsible for maintaining the organization’s equipment, furniture, electrical systems, buildings, and grounds.

Your role will contribute to maintaining a positive image of POTRAZ to its stakeholders. This position offers an opportunity to contribute to the upkeep of the organization’s facilities and ensure a safe and well-maintained working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, monitor, and record building cleaning standards and the performance of cleaners/contractors according to the building cleaning specifications.
  • Identify and address repair needs related to various construction trades, including building, carpentry, plumbing, painting, and electrical work, especially for tasks of moderate complexity.
  • Collaborate closely with the Estates Officer to carry out maintenance and repair work for the building and offices.
  • Ensure all doors and access points are secure to minimize the loss of personal and organizational property.
  • Liaise with the Loss Control Unit to ensure security guards fulfill their duties as per the Service Level Agreement.
  • Monitor and report any trespassers to the HQ Building to the Loss Control Unit and Security.
  • Work closely with the Procurement Management Unit to obtain quotations for urgent maintenance requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with service manuals for motorized equipment, generators, air conditioning units, and firefighting equipment, promptly reporting any faults.
  • Supervise outsourced contractors to ensure effective landscaping.
  • Contact appropriate service providers in case of emergencies such as fire, floods, break-ins, vandalism, and accidents.
  • Monitor payments of utility bills and rates for POTRAZ properties.
  • Prepare monthly reports on the state of the building for submission to management.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Electrical, Plumbing, or Building.
  • Journeyperson Class One.
  • 5 “O” Levels, including Maths, English, and Science.
  • Clean class 4 Driver’s License.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in property management.

Competencies and Skills:

  • Self-motivated and self-starter with an excellent attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • High level of conceptual and analytic skills.
  • Unquestionable integrity.

To apply for this position, please submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) including the following information in a single PDF file:

  • Full Name (Surname first).
  • Position applied for.
  • Copies of academic and/or professional certificates.

All applications should be submitted to the Director General on or before 14 February 2024.


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