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Job Description 


To manage, supervise, prepare and assist with preparation, logistical support of events, conferences as well as maintenance of all facilities, equipment, venues and audio-visual equipment and related aids, under the department’s control and coordination through the following:

  • Development and maintenance of appropriate planning processes, procedures, and plans to achieve the desired results;
  • Organisation of activities in relation to the events at the relevant venue;
  • Institute corrective steps in line with the objectives and execution of plans;
  • Promote an environment that improves staff morale and client satisfaction
  • Secure venues and safeguard assets as well as monitor key control for venues, safes, and storage facilities. Ensure that relevant security measures are in place to meet the needs of the specific activities;
  • Operation and management of facilities to ensure that all facilities are clean and equipment in good working condition;
  • Supervise workers with regards to cleaning, execution of furniture setup in accordance to the applicable rules and regulations;
  • Ensure the necessary Statutory Compliance and Occupational Health and Safety and Security standards are adhered to


  • A relevant Bachelors/B.Tech degree OR three-year National Diploma
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Three years’ minimum experience (with Bachelor/B.Tech or equivalent degree) OR five years’ minimum experience (with National Diploma) in the following:
  • Facilities management
  • Events management
  • Modern audio-visual technology
  • Client engagement at all levels
  • Administrative experience
  • Management experience


  • Expo and exhibition setup
  • Project management (Event Planning)
  • Safety and First aid
  • Facilities Management
  • Customer engagement at all levels
  • Audio-visual technical
  • General technical experience with regards with modern audio-visual teaching aids and audio equipment
  • Computer Literacy
  • Ability to Identify problems, determine possible solutions, and actively work to resolve the issues.
  • Ability to convey information clearly and concisely.
  • Skill and ability in coordinating, facilitating, and participating in a collaborative approach to the completion of tasks or assignments.
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to accomplish tasks accurately and completely.
  • Available for standby and overtime

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent’s level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.
  • No need to submit educational certificates as these will be considered for shortlisted candidates.

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