Hard Services Specialist, Administration and Facilities

  • Khalifa University
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • May 19, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Follow-up on day to day maintenance activities based on helpdesk requests.

  • Coordinate the maintenance of buildings, inspect premises to identify maintenance issues and report them.
  • Monitor the work done by external contractors to ensure adherence to the University standards and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Prepare PPM (planned prevantive maintainance) schedules includes the review of the PPM performance.
  • Oversee maintenance contracts for mechanical systems to ensure that the maintenance work is carried out in accordance to the SLAs and KPIs.
  • Communicate and ensure a collaborative environment of high performance teamwork with Maintainance team, Facilities staff, Environment Health and Safety staff, consultants, and contractors.
  • Coordinate with internal Supply Management to develop project sourcing strategy and research market for qualified suppliers of materials and services.
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for management approval.
  • Review monthly reports of service providers and utilities accounts and take appropriate actions;
  • Ensure to keep detailed records regarding maintenance activities.
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Assist with handling of contract administration including responding to requests for variations and claims.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


A Bachelor's Degree in the related field. Required Experience


A minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

UAE Nationals:

A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).

Primary Location :  KUK - Khalifa University
Job : Specialist
Schedule : Regular
Shift : Standard
Job Type : Full-time

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