Afghanistan Unspecified 1028
Date Posted:Mar 28, 2011
Closing Date:Apr 7, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Services
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative (ASI) :

Job Summary:

The Facility Supervisor is responsible for the effective coordination of all ASI – EAST office and guest house facilities in Afghanistan including Kabul, Jalalabad and all district and field offices

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Facilities Supervisor is responsible for the following tasks:

• Supervise facilities staff (office cleaners, cooks, gardeners, guest house supervisors).
• Coordinate all facilities maintenance and repair; perform or contract out necessary repairs as soon as the problem is identified.
• Maintain stock of cleaning and facility management supplies and keep track and control of their use and distribution.
• Ensure operational efficiency of all administrative and facility equipment; conduct routine checks of the facilities to ensure that the equipment is functioning properly.
• Responsible for the effective operation of all guest-houses.
• Guarantee the smooth functioning and conduct regular maintenance of the generators.
• Ensure availability of public utilities (water and electric supplies) and troubleshoot any issues with provision of utility services or with the accounts.
• Manage room assignments for short-term staff at the guesthouse; assign and maintain records of office assignments.
• Oversee the functionality and effectiveness of heating and cooling systems
• Identify all facilities maintenance and repair requirements and coordinate corrective action by facilities staff and/or contract out the necessary repairs on a timely basis.
• Maintain stock of cleaning and building management supplies and keep control of their use and distribution.
• Ensure the removal of all trash and prevent the accumulation of unused equipment/furniture, packing materials and other items which might jeopardize security.
• Identify and report to Facility Supervisor or Sr. Operations Manager any issues with buildings or equipment which could lead to structural or mechanical failure
• Other tasks as assigned by Senior Operations Manager

Job Location:



• High School degree in relevant field required or equivalent experience.

• Minimum of 4 years experience in relevant positions. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID funded project experience is a plus. Must have willingness to travel to DAI Afghanistan field offices / Guest house on DAI business. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment is a must. In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and work irregular hours.

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Excellent Computer Knowledge Skill
• Excellent facility skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Problem solving skills
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to create a supportive working relationship with all project teams
• Ability to work under pressure

• Excellent language proficiency in spoken and written Pashto and English, Dari a plus.
• Will supervise support staff (to include: cleaners, cooks, gardeners, facility drivers, etc.)
• Grade to be determined based on education, skills and past experience
• Reports directly to the Deputy Operations Manager and /or Senior Operations Manager

Job Keywords:

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