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Job Title:
Property Foreman

1,024,182 RUB gross annual salary

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
GS-09 EXT307653 - This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Russia.

General Support


Moscow, Russia

Closing date for applications:
17-08-2018 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the direction of the Property Projects and Facilities Manager, coordinates, implements, and oversees a maintenance program (as detailed by supervisor), including repair and upkeep projects of all Crown owned/leased properties; supervises 16 locally engaged staff and up to 6 contractors; receives and prioritizes work orders pertaining to property; coordinates the rotational season maintenance work; under the supervision of the Property Projects and Facilities Manager, coordinates and manages the inventory of material and supplies needed for various repairs and property related maintenance; provides support services for special events and visits; performs other related duties.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.

• Completion of Post-Secondary Education or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

• Fluency in Russian (oral and written).
• Excellent knowledge of English or French is essential (oral and written).

• Experience in supervising a team.
• Experience in managing projects of various sizes and scopes of work.
• Experience with creating and managing schedules.
• Experience working with multiple stakeholders.
• Experience working with Microsoft Office Applications.

Rated Requirements
The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to analyze and evaluate information.
• Ability to prioritize.
• Ability to distribute resources.
• Competence with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Initiative.
• Judgement.
• Teamwork and Cooperation.

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications in their cover letter and CV.

• Certification in a trade such as: Heating and cooling, Electrician, Plumber, Carpenter, Mechanic.
• Experience working in a construction related field.
• Experience working as a general contractor for construction projects.
• Experience in procurement of goods and services.

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Required to work overtime.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 7.5 hours per day (37.5 hours per week).

Condition(s) of Employment:
• A valid security clearance issued by the Government of Canada.
• Must maintain a valid driver’s license throughout employment period.

How to apply:
• Please follow the link and complete the online application form.
• Candidates are also required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French. Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected.
• Candidates must demonstrate concisely in their cover letter how they meet the essential and asset qualifications.
• Applications submitted after the established deadline will not be accepted.

Area of selection:
This competition is open to individuals who are eligible to reside and work in The Russian Federation, registered residents of Moscow/Moscow region at the moment of application, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date. Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Russia does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor.

Important Notes:
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• If candidates require any special assistance related to attending exams or interviews, the candidates should advise in their application (resume and cover letter).
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).
• Candidates selected at the screening stage will be invited for further assessment. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, and/or an oral interview.
• Travel and all other expenses incurred by the candidate for this process will not be reimbursed by the Embassy of Canada.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the Embassy of Canada in Russia which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.
• If candidates have any questions related to this appointment process, they should send an email to

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