Somalia: Night//Weekend Facility Maintenance Assistant

Overview of CTG:

  • CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we can act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.

Overview of the position:

  • Our client is seeking an experienced Night & Weekend Facility Maintenance Assistant, who will manage & oversee night & weekend activities of Baidoa rehabilitation facility on a full-time basis.
  • This contract receives day to day & week to week oversight from the line manager & other staff. Overall contract performance management is jointly monitored & evaluated by our client & their govt. partners. Our client will undertake contracting obligations & remuneration in close collaboration with federal & regional level govt.

Role objective:

In collaboration with Center Manager, the Night & Weekend Facility Maintenance Assistant is responsible in ensuring the rehabilitation center is maintained according in good condition & the facility is operating smoothly & records is maintained correctly. The Night & Weekend Facility Maintenance Assistant will work full time as per Somali Labor Laws, performing the below duties & responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the Center Managers, direct, coordinate & supervise all the facility maintenance needs of the rehabilitation center.
  • Ensure that cleaning check list of the next day is developed & provided to the cleaning company.
  • In the event where repair is needed inform the Center Manager & ensure the necessary support is requested from Mogadishu.
  • Ensure hygiene/cleaning items is in stock & is used for the intended purpose.
  • Support the Center Manager to ensure that the storage is clean, supplies are used correctly & supply checkout list is up to date.
  • In coordination with the Center Manager ensure that in the Instance of incident at night or during the weekend the correct incident report is completed & the right people are informed.
  • During night ensure that all the electronics, lights, water etc. are switched off.
  • Ensures the safety of beneficiaries during night is not compromised by working closely with the security company.
  • Carry out any additional responsibilities appropriate to the position.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the Rehabilitation Center Manager.

Team management:

  • This role does not have team management responsibility.

Geographical experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Africa (essential).


  • Diploma in Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution.


  • 2 years’ experience in operation & facility maintenance management.
  • Experience in building management systems highly preferred.
  • Previous work experience in one or more of the following thematic areas a distinct advantage: DDR, PVE & CVE.

Knowledge & Understanding:

  • Practical understanding of effective operation & facility maintenance management.
  • Theoretical understanding of effective building & safety of personnel management.


  • Computer literate in MS office applications – Word, Excel, Outlook & Database applications.
  • Previous experience working with youth at risk &/or defectors is considerable advantage.


  • Good knowledge of English & Somali is required.

Required Competencies:


  • Inclusion & respect for diversity: Respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity & transparency: Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules & standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.

Core Competencies – Behavioural Indicators Level 1:

  • Teamwork: Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Delivering results: Produces & delivers quality results in a service-oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing & sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
  • Communication: Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.

Other relevant information:

  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment & verification of residency, visa & authorizations by the concerned govt., where applicable.
  • Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighboring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
  • In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighboring country located within commuting distance & work permit, as applicable.

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