International Committee of the Red Cross




About the Job

The Premises Maintenance Supervisor ensures that all ICRC premises are maintained as per the laid down procedures.

This is a national/resident position based in Mogadishu, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports in planning and construction of new buildings in all ICRC sites/premises
  • Ensures office structures and premises are well maintained, highlighting necessary improvements and preventive maintenance
  • Prepares, reviews and interprets designs, drawings, bills of quantities (estimates & costing) and works progress schedules for all civil works
  • Ensures that maintenance requests are attended to effectively and efficiently and maintains a follow up file
  • Analyzes and formulates solutions for the electrical, carpentry, masonry, metal works, plumbing, painting and any other civil works
  • Allocates work to artisans and supervises to ensure adherence to the guidelines provided and conducts quality checks
  • Participates in sourcing for contractors, contract negotiations, prepares contract documents, analyses, evaluates and maintains the contractors list for all the offices and antennas
  • Makes frequent visits to the all the ICRC Offices and antennas and ensures that passive security measures are in place and are functional
  • Works closely with the contractors and Water and Habitat (WatHab) Engineer in charge of the follow up of the projects
  • Supervises the maintenance and construction works performed by the contractors
  • Monitors security issues related to project sites and updates the WatHab Engineer and Line Manager accordingly
  • In collaboration with Head of offices participate in the assessment of passive security needs
  • Supports the Administrators in charge of the various offices in Somalia regarding premises renovations or maintenance issues
  • Prepares the necessary implementation and progress reports

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • Bachelor`s degree in Architecture, Civil or Structural engineering with at least 4 years’ experience in building and construction or building maintenance
  • Or Technician certificate in a relevant field of study coupled with 5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Supervisor in a busy environment
  • Extensive knowledge of building systems (Electrical and Plumbing)
  • Proficient in use of AUTOCAD
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety regulations and procedures
  • Excellent planning and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Somali language
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite

How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address [email protected]. Your cover letter must indicate your Current salary and expected salary range. The closing date is 26th June 2022. Clearly indicate the position title Premises Maintenance Supervisor Mogadishu in the subject line of your email. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to [email protected].**

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