Assistant Facilities Supervisor – The International School of Tanganyika

The International School of Tanganyika (IST) enjoys a reputation, developed since 1963, as a leading educational institution in Africa, 1ST employs 120 Teaching staff and 184 Support Staff, representing 19 nationalities. 896 students, of 64 nationalities, are currently enrolled at the school.

IST has a strong reputation of academic achievement, a rich- extra-curricular program and a high degree of commitment to community engagement and service. We are proud of our balanced program that prepares students to be active and healthy citizens with diverse interests.

We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Assistant Facilities Supervisor.

Summary of the post
Alongside the Site Supervisor the post holder will organize, direct and control the daily operations of various facilities activities. The post holder will ensure high standards of cleanliness, hygiene and tidiness are maintained throughout the school and manage the housekeeping and department efficiently to ensure that standards and control costs are maintained. The post holder will have the overall responsibility for the day-to-day cleaning operations, assigning duties and follow-ups, inspect the quality of work of operations staff including guidance to the proper use of resources and materials and school maintenance procedures;
The post holder will routinely provide advice and assistance with completing relevant assignments.
The post holder will ensure that employees work in a safe and efficient manner.
The duties will cover both school and staff houses depending on the area of need/requirement.

Preferred skills/qualifications:
A University Degree.
-Three years of practical experience in Facilities and Maintenance
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; A must be able to speak and write in English and Kiswahili fluently.
Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel,) with the capability to master school specific software and databases and other software.
An attractive salary and benefits package within the support staff salary range will be offered to the successful candidate.

Applications in electronic form only, should be forwarded to no later than 03:00pm on Friday, 13th October, 2017.

Please include the following as a single pdf attachment:-
• Cover letter including name of position applying.
• Resume or Cv.
• Names and positions of at least three referees, with current telephones and email addresses.

Please keep attachment less than 2 megabytes in total. You may view the Job Description for this position through our website

NOTE: The areas of responsibilities and person specification are not exhaustive.
The appointed candidate will be expected to develop the role to suit the requirements of the school.
Due to volume of applications only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Central Office,

PO Box 2651,
Dar es Salaam,

Source Mwananchi 9, October 2017

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