2 Sep 2014

Facilities Manager Kenya Job Vacancy

Our client is a religious Christian institution seeking to recruit pro-active and self-driven individual to fill the position of a Facilities Manager.

Are you interested in working for a Christian organization, being around creative and innovative people? Are you looking for a challenging work environment with multiple projects and facilities to manage?If so, then this is the job opportunity for you.

The job holder will directly report to the Head of Projects and Facilities. Further details concerning the role are as follows;

Job Purpose/Summary

  • The job holder will coordinate and oversee the optimal, safe, secure and environmentally sound -operations and maintenance of institution’s physical infrastructure assets in a cost effective manner aimed at;
  • Long-term preservation of the asset value,
  • Efficient and effective operations of the Ministry teams i.e.”end-user satisfaction”

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Setting up systems and strategies and constantly reviewing them in consultation with theHead of Facilities.
  • Advising the Leadership about the potential impact of their decisions on the provision of space and services.
  • Management of matters concerning Health and Safety including compliance with all statutory requirements.
  • Fire Safety – Have in place a fire safety policy that includes but not limited to fire safety training, drills, provision and maintenance of firefighting equipment and systems as well as Risk assessments.
  • In charge of Maintenance Systems including:
  • Preventative and predictive Maintenance of Physical infrastructure
  • Corrective/Reactive Maintenance of Physical infrastructure
  • Grounds Maintenance and Horticulture
  • Overall In-charge of Security
  • Periodic Testing and Inspection of various systems
  • Other operational elements including waste management and car parking
  • Preparation of Maintenance and Operational budgets
  • Insurance of Physical Infrastructure
  • Statutory Requirements Compliance. e.g Health and Safety requirements, Statutory Licences etc
  • Training of institution Staff on relevant disciplines e.g. Fire drills and evacuation
  • Update and Maintenance of Consultant and Contractor databases
  • Oversight of Caretakers/Campus Facilities Managers

Minimum Requirements

  • A first degree in Property Management, Building Economics, Construction Management or relevant field
  • A diploma in Facilities or Project Management will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a busy work environment offering technical support services.
  • Born again Christian.
  • Built environment experience highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in the management of premises and facilities.
  • Proven experience in resource mobilisation.

Personal Attributes

  • Innovative
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Strategic planning and execution skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Highly adaptable

Salary Budget: Kshs.90-100,000 Gross.

How to apply: 
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to before close of business 5th September 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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