in ,

Foreman SOS Children’s Villages Zambia

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.
Never Miss a Job Update Again. Click Here to Subscribe

Role objective

Responsible for the maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, appliances and furniture within the SOS Children’s Village and Associated Projects

Key tasks and responsibilities

a) Maintains an Environment Suitable for Work, Play and Family Life

  • Maintains and repairs buildings, including replacement of broken windows, change of light bulbs, repair of electrical circuits, etc.
  • Maintains and repairs furniture, appliances and other equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs play equipment, including toys, swings, slides, ‘jungle gyms’, etc.
  • Maintains and repairs water installations, including drains, pipelines, water mains, etc.
  • Refers maintenance tasks beyond his capability to outside firms, after consultation with the Family Based Care Coordinator or Village Administrator Accountant.
  • Works with security guards to maintain security

b) Prevents Maintenance Problems

  • Performs regular inspections and checks of all facilities and equipment, within the Village and Association Projects to identify maintenance needs.
  • Ensures the safety of all equipment, particularly in children’s play areas and within the family houses.
  • Plans ahead for regular maintenance needs such as painting and varnishing.
  • Teaches Practical Skills to the Village Children; motivates children to assist him in his work so that they may learn practical skills.

c) Maintains an Efficiently Run Workshop

  • Maintains an accurate inventory of tools and equipment, and ensures that they are properly cared for, cleaned and maintained.
  • Ensures that workshop is kept neat and in an orderly manner
  • Submits requests to Family Based Care Coordinator or Village Administrator Accountant for the purchase of spare parts, equipment and consumables
  • Promotes the conservation of resources, through maintaining existing equipment rather than replacing it and by the recycling of waste materials.

d) General

  • May perform duties as a driver (If he has a valid Driving licence) in the absence of a Driver
  • Performs any other reasonable and lawful duties as assigned by supervisor.

Reporting lines

  • Reports directly to the Regional Programme Manager – Livingstone

Qualifications and experience

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Minimum Diploma in metal fabrication, plumbing, carpentry, electrical or any related field
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with various tools and equipment in repairs and ability to write reports and requisitions for materials is a must.

Personal attributes

  • Integrity, maturity and unblemished personal record
  • Child friendly
  • Commitment


  • Understanding of child rights issues
  • Teamwork

Note: All applicants should be very conversant with child’s rights programming and safeguarding

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday,  24th November, 2021

You can email your application letter and curriculum vitae only  to

Ensure that you indicate in the subject line of your e-mail the job position applied for.

SOS Children`s Villages Zambia is an equal opportunity employer.

Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

(Visited 6 times, 1 visits today)

Submit CVs-Latest Recruitment Cheshire Homes Society Of Zambia

Aunt x5 SOS Children’s Villages Zambia