10 Jun 2016

Private School Maintenance and Facilities Manager Job 2016

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Our client is a leading private school situated in Nairobi.

The school wishes to urgently recruit a highly competent and proactive person to fill in the position of

Maintenance and Facilities Manager  

Scope and General Purpose: Responsible for a team of 15, the Maintenance and Facilities Manager will be a crucial member of the management team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all facilities, buildings and compounds are maintained at the highest standards i.e. cleaning, maintenance, repair & construction works.
  • Conduct a monthly audit of facilities and maintain a comprehensive maintenance and repair schedule.
  • Maintain an updated inventory of buildings, furniture, equipment and other related assets.
  • Co-ordinate, in liaison with the Heads of Schools, the logistics and administrative aspects of various school events in terms of venue arrangements.
  • Provide leadership to the Estates Team, ensuring high level of integrity, customer service, discipline and ownership. Lead by example.
  • Liaise with the County Council and other authorities on issues of permits and other regulatory documents.
  • Advises the school on building health and safety issues.
  • Prepare monthly management reports.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to interact positively with management, and other employees, to promote a team effort and maintain a positive and professional approach.
  • Ability to produce a high volume of work in a timely manner, which is accurate, complete, and of high quality.
  • A degree or higher qualification in Building and construction or engineering
  • Fully conversant with Health and Safety issues
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position having grown through the ranks in reputable organisation.
  • Must be able to demonstrate managerial and leadership competencies
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Must be at least 40 years old.

How to Apply

  • Applicants should forward their applications enclosing detailed CV’s stating their previous and expected gross pay and copies of relevant certificates by e-mail to [email protected]
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted. N.B Candidates who applied for our previous position of Estate Manager need not apply

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