Job at The Technical University Ibadan (Tech-U)

 The Technical University Ibadan (Tech-U) is a newly licensed tertiary institution, an initiative of the Oyo State Government of Nigeria. It is founded on the principle of unique innovation, research collaboration, exceptional service, integrity, excellence, and the uplifting of human condition. We are therefore committed to the efficient and responsible use of science, technology, engineering, and innovation in solving societal problems, while maintaining a culture of entrepreneurship anchored on quality programs that are responsive and financially suitable.Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Physical Facilities Management Director, Physical Facilities ManagementLocation: Oyo Brief on Oyo State Oyo State is located in the South-West geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Created in 1976 on the official creation of more States in Nigeria, it is made up of cosmopolitan ethnic composition, with a total of 27,249sq km of land and official population of 5,591,589 (2006 Census) comprising 2,809,840 males and 2,781,749 females, a higher percentage of which are youths.Oyo State today boasts of about 10,000,000 inhabitants. With its 33 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Authorities, Oyo State is the most urbanized of Nigeria’s States. It is peopled by very enlightened and highly educated elites being a fallout of the free education scheme of the earlier administrations. It remains the intellectual capital of the nation having nested the premier University in Nigeria.Oyo State is a very special place with a rich history of excellence and ground-breaking achievements in Africa. The first TV Station, standardized stadium and university medical school in Africa are all in Oyo State. It has as a matter of critical necessity set out to produce fresh sets of technical hands, entrepreneurs, innovators and provide blue collar jobs. It is in this quest to tap into our latent strengths to rebuild our education structure that the Technical University was conceived.Vision Our vision is Global, and we aim to be a world-class institution that is fully grounded in entrepreneurial practices, unique innovation, sustainability science, and commitment to International best practices.Mission Our mission is to cultivate a cadre of technical professionals, with requisite entrepreneurial skills, capable of creating jobs and employment. This will be done by imparting.sound theoretical knowledge, and practical skills in various trades and disciplines to students, In this regard, our focus Is to provide the training and learning environment that produce exceptional graduates who are socially conscious and technically competent.Tech-U is committed to offering degree programs of international standard through collaboration with international institutions, among others, while appreciating the need for a phased development to reach the desired goal through such international partnership. Job Description The Director provides professional expertise relating to Facilities Management and Construction with regard to University planning, scheduling, design and execution of new construction, remodelling and renovation work, and utility infrastructure upgrades.Recommends strategies for and directs the operation of all physical facilities necessary to support the mission of the University.This includes the acquisition, construction, maintenance, repair, renovation and operation of buildings and supporting infrastructure. Responsibilities The core duties include, but not limited to the following: Serves as the lead university official in conceptualizing, studying, and evaluating data for the recommendation on energy performance contracting strategies.Assists in planning and recommends major facilitie1 renovation and construction projects need to provide improved facilities to support the academic mission.Coordinates with and provides guidance on the design and construction of major facility renovation and repair projects and new construction programs to assure conformance with university standards and compatibility with existing features.Directs the preparation of the budget to support facilities operation.Provides leadership and assists in the oversight of institutional effectiveness efforts in the operation of the physical facilities including the use of evaluation results and liking results to planning.Recommends new Hires, trains and monitors the performance of employees supervised.Serves as coordinator of natural resource exploration, recovery and planning initiatives to implement university strategies.Responsible for establishing job standards for subordinate staff and effectively evaluating staff under charge.Serves on the committees for facilities upgrades and sustenance programs.Participates in capital planning and design review efforts for Tech-U.Manages the capital improvement budgets assigned for facilities operations.Oversees the day-to-day operation of the Facilities Staff personnel to assure the operation and maintenance of all planning, improvements, etc. campus facilities and utility systems. bOversees the daily operation of support functions including Automotive Services, Stores, Storage facilities.Assures an aesthetically pleasing campus ambience through the oversight of maintenance and improvements to campus grounds, horticulture, and custodial operations relating to building preparation and use. 

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