Zambia International Trade Fair
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Property & Maintenance Officer

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Job Description

The Zambia International Trade Fair Trust (ZITFT) is inviting applications from talented, energetic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified and experienced candidates for various positions for a period of three (3) years:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer

5.1 Job Purpose:

To support the delivery of a high-quality facilities management service at the ZITFT site. The post holder will be responsible for carrying out building inspections and audits, coordinating day to day maintenance, programmed maintenance and works contract, whilst providing professional services in respect of all aspects of property and construction relating to the Trust’s building assets.

Main duties and accountabilities of the job holder:

  • Carry out a preventative, planned maintenance program and undertake routine inspections of the premises, fixtures, fittings, utility meters, and grounds
  • Co-ordinate/carry out repairs, maintenance, improvement works and inspections to ensure the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises
  • Ensure health and safety checks including fire alarm testing, flushing, emergency light testing, and site safety/security checks are carried out regularly at the ZITFT site, maintaining the safety and welfare of members of the public and staff
  • Conduct periodical checks on status of stands in the Trade Fair grounds to ensure cleanliness/maintenance of stands, actions accordingly where these fall below expectation
  • Requisition for materials and tools required and obtain approval of the superior and procure from stores/suppliers to ensure readily availability of same
  • Ensure timely preparations of the Trade Fairgrounds in readiness for the Fair, inspecting stands and ensure that major jobs are promptly carried out to avoid last minute rush
  • Coordinate and control the quality of work in the section ensuring that in all circumstances these accurately reflect Management objectives and intentions, with a view to enhancing the ZITFT reputation
  • Preparation and timely submission of monthly and quarterly reports highlighting work carried out, in progress, material used, etc. for Management and Board’s information for decision making,
  • Any other assignments given to the job holder from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full Grade Twelve (12) Certificate Bachelor Degree in Real Estate and/or related discipline e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Facilities
  • Three (3) years post professional experience
  • Knowledge and management of building construction and fabric maintenance
  • Knowledge and management of mechanical and electrical services
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legal and legislative responsibilities related to Safety and Health
  • Knowledge and understanding of architectural drawings and specifications
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institute

Method of Application

Interested candidates may submit their application letters, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and Curriculum Vitae indicating contact telephone or mobile numbers, names and contact addresses of three traceable referees and copies of other credentials to the postal or email addresses below:

The Chairperson,

Zambia International Trade Fair Trust,

Plot No. 2735, Liberia Road,

P.O BOX 71058,



Application deadline
17 Jun 09:06