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: GENERAL MANAGER, OPERATIONS
The Facilities Manager ensures that the infrastructure of The National Mail Centre and all TTPost buildings, both
owned and leased, are properly maintained. The incumbent is required to develop and manage construction projects
from inception to completion.
• Leads, manages and develops the Facilities Team.
• Prepares financial data on maintenance projects and programmes to ensure that projects do not incur cost overruns.
• Develops and implements preventative maintenance programme for all facilities.
• Optimizes resources (people, equipment, schedules) to ensure cost-effective maintenance management.
• Manages the facilities projects to completion, on time and within budget.
• Ensures the supervision of contractors on job sites.
• Responds appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.
• Implements and maintains controls for documented procedures.
• Identifies relevant quality related training needs and works with the HR Division to execute same.
• Monitors performance by gathering relevant data and produces statistical reports
• Ensures compliance with national and international standards and legislation.
• Monitors and ensures adherence to health and safety rules, regulations and guidelines.
• Performs other related duties that may be required by the job function.
• Bachelor's of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, HND or equivalent
• Certificate in Project Management will be an asset
• Certificate in AutoCad/Draughting will be an asset
• Five (5) years experience associated with the maintenance of a national network of offices
• Significant experience in developing and implementing strategies to increase efficiency, maintain quality and
ensure continuous improvement
• Strong business acumen and ability to prepare strategic plans
The closing date for applications is Friday 31 October, 2014
Please note that unsuitable and late applications will not be acknowledged.
Applications should be addressed to: -
The Digicel Secondary Schools Rugby
League kicked off on Tuesday at the Queens
Park Savannah with four games. Action
began with the Under 17 Schools.
In the opening fixture, defending champions
Fatima College made their intentions clear
by whipping their opponent Belmont Sec-
St Anthony s College got past Queens Royal
College 10-5. The International School (POS)
got a convincing 35-5 result over St Mary s
College. St George s College fell to Tranquility
Secondary with a 10-5 score line.
Today will see the Under 14 division getting
their opportunity at the sport. Action will
commence in the South zone next week.
Giselle Laronde-West, former Miss World of
1986, won the gold medal in her kata category of
female adults 35 years and over when the Shotokan
karate international federation of Trinidad and
Tobago (SKIFTT), led by head instructor Neville
Mason, represented T&T at the 20th annual New
York Open traditional karate do championships
on October 12.
The tournament was held at the Westchester
community college in New York.
Each of the five competitors returned home with
Laronde is a third dan black belt and has been
competing in karate for over 20 years. She placed
fourth in the SKIF world championships in Greece
in 2009 and obtained a bronze medal at the same
competition in Australia in 2012.
The team, which was led by head instructor
Neville Mason, also brought home bronze medals
through Renauldo Gordon, Chennise Charles and
Gordon (2nd dan) was able to secure the bronze
trophy in both kata and kumite, while C Charles
(2nd dan) and West (Shodan---son of Giselle) also
received a bronze trophy in kata, in their respective
Surinamese FIDE Master Roger Matoewi
is among regional and local chess stars
invited to participate in the First San Fer-
nando Open Chess competition that runs
from today until November 2, at District
Scout Headquarters, Embacadere, San Fer-
Matoewi, who top-scored for his country
at the recent World Chess Olympiad in
Tromso, Norway could be the favourite to
lift the National Workers Union (NWT) tro-
phy and walk away winner of the $3,000
first prize in this inaugural San Fernando
Leading the charge will be FM Ryan Harp-
er, national champion of T&T, FM Mario
Merritt, CM s Frank Sears and Cecil Lee,
Organised by the Southern Chess Club
(SCC), under the aegis of the Trinidad &
Tobago Chess Association (TTCA), this
Swiss-style tournament is being sponsored
by National Workers Union (NWU).
It will feature dozens of players from all
over T&T, including students and former
active chess players of the SCC.
The tournament evolved from last year s
"Sears Summer Swiss" which was hosted
by the SCC, in honour of Frank Sears, a
former Caribbean Chess champion, who
received the National Master Title from the
TTCA recently. He conceptualised the for-
mat, got the SCC to agree to host it and
encouraged the National Workers Union (of
which he is President), to guarantee a total
$10,000 prize fund to this tournament as
part of the Union s ten year anniversary cel-
ebration package in October.
Play will begin at 7 pm today and continue
daily. The tournament director is Courtney
Lee, a former top national chess player and
Renauldo Gordon, left, Chennise Charles, Kristoff
West and Giselle West, all of whom did T&T proud at
the Westchester community college in New York.
Each competitor came home with a trophy.
gold from NY
Surinamese FIDE master for Sando chess
Fatima stamps authority
on schools rugby opener
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