Building & Vehicle Maintenance Deputy Manager
Are you passionate about building things and want to use your skills to support the work of MAF in PNG?
We operate in Papua New Guinea, which is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Only 18 percent of its population live in urban centres. The majority live in very remote areas with little or no transportation options. MAF PNG is one of our biggest programmes where we support local infrastructure and logistics surrounding missions. From life-saving medical evacuations to transporting essential supplies, MAF transforms the lives of the people of this country physically and spiritually.
MAF is seeking an experienced Building and Vehicle Maintenance Deputy Manager to assist with the nationwide MAF-PNG Building Maintenance Programme. You will assist with ongoing and future construction projects and revise and update the vehicle fleet register. You will also be expected to cover for the Building Maintenance and Projects Manager in their absence.
Duties will include ensuring that tradespeople are adequately trained, manage contracts with local suppliers, preparing property budgets, arranging building plans and ensuring all work complies with appropriate regulations.
MAF International (Mission Aviation Fellowship) is a global organisation using light aircraft to deliver help, hope and healing in Jesus’ name in over 30 developing countries. For more than 75 years, MAF has been transporting patients, relief workers, produce and medical supplies to the world’s remotest regions and places of deepest human need – places where flying is not a luxury but a lifeline.
Our Vision: To see isolated people changed by the love of Christ.
Our Mission: Serving together to bring help, hope and healing through aviation.
We are looking for a dynamic Building and Vehicle Maintenance Deputy Manager _PNG to join our team and help plan, coordinate, and execute maintenance and improvement projects with the highest professional standards.
As the Building and Vehicle Maintenance Deputy Manager, you will be the main go-to person for all maintenance and improvement issues. You will work with the Property, Vehicle, Maintenance Manager to coordinate daily activities relating to building maintenance and improvement projects.
In this role, your main responsibilities will include:
Troubleshooting and attending to repair requests from stakeholders
Ensuring that all maintenance and improvement works are conducted in accordance with safety and quality standards
Coordinating contractors, vendors, and suppliers for procurement of materials, supplies, and equipment
Managing and delegating work orders among staff members
Monitoring and evaluating work performance to ensure timely completion of tasks
Maintaining accurate records of repairs and maintenance projects
Ensuring the safe and proper use and storage of the appropriate tools and equipment
Encourage, train and work alongside National team members to motivate and upskill.
The ideal candidate for this position is a team player with excellent communication and organizational skills. Must have a positive outlook, a professional demeanour, and the ability to multi-task in an ever-changing environment.
If you are positive, motivated, and ready for the challenge of a lifetime, then we want to hear from you!
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Tertiary or Trade Qualification in a building industry skill
Professional qualification in a building industry skill
Proven track record in building construction and/or maintenance
Organised, methodical and responsible
Good communication and information-handling skills