World Vision International: Maintenance Manager - Jobs in Ghana

World Vision International: Maintenance Manager

Posted on :

13 Dec, 2011

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

World Vision International is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For two decades, World Vision has been working with urban and rural communities in all the 10 regions of Ghana to improve provision of water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices and quality education.

Job Description

World Vision is looking for a highly qualified and motivated person for the position of Maintenance Manager.

Location: GRWP, Savelugu

Purpose of the position:
To provide technical coordination for the maintenance, repairs and services of plant, equipment, vehicles and spare parts for efficient operation and the achievement of GRWP’s objectives.

Major Responsibilities:

Ensure and manage the maintenance department, plan all maintenance and procurement requirement of the department and also supervise regular and annual maintenance of vehicle, plant and equipment
To advise the project manager on major maintenance and procurement requirements and to update management regularly on the state of all plant, equipment and vehicles
To ensure staff discipline and safety in maintenance department and to advise management on training needs of workshop staff and refresher courses for vehicle users
Ensure comprehensive and up to date documentation of all repairs on all vehicle, plant, and equipment and to provide technical supervision of Base (GRWP) and field workshops
To regularly relate with local agents of all GRWP equipment for updates and also ensure certification for all GRWP driving staff

Required Skills or Experience


Person Specification:
The candidate must possess the following:

Educational Level: Degree in Mechanical Engineering, (Plant option) or HND Mechanical Engineering (Plant option) – with minimum working experience of 5 years in relevant discipline or
METIII (Plant option) – with minimum working experience of 5 years in relevant discipline
Experience: 3 years working experience with both heavy and light duty equipment in the water well drilling industry is preferred. Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage

Other Competencies/Attributes:
Must possess management skills and good interpersonal relations
Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
Possess excellent time management skills to organize, plan and prioritize assignments
Must be computer literate
Must be able to work under pressure and with minimal supervision
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominated diversities
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions
Perform other duties as required

How To Apply

All interested candidates should apply with their CV attached to [email protected]

As a Child focused organisation, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Offer valid till: 22 Dec, 2011

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