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All Saints Cathedral Nairobi invites applications for person interested in position of:

Job title: 
Hospitality Manager

Job Group: 3

Department:Administration

Responsible to:Cathedral Administrator

Overall objective

To manage the hospitality and general facilities of the Cathedral and its institutions.

Responsibilities
  • Manage the day to day running of the halls and other meeting rooms, including daily maintenance and utilization of facilities.
  • Prepare and supervise maintenance contracts e.g. cleaning, sanitary, equipment etc.
  • Inspect facilities and ascertain their condition and make recommendations for repair to the Property Management Committee.
  • Maximize revenues from space available while providing fully for all ministries needs for use of rooms.
  • Oversee of all housekeeping and catering matters of the Cathedral and its institutions.
  • Attend to all correspondence relating to hiring and maintenance of facilities including offer letters for hiring of facilities.
  • Manage all Church outdoor events.
  • In liaison with the Provost handle all public relations issues concerning the facilities.
  • Work with the hospitality team to ensure all visitors to the Cathedral have a hospitable experience.
  • Serve in the Property Management Committee and the Investment and Property Committee.
  • Responsible for the following staff
  1. Kitchen staff
  2. Cleaning & Housekeeping
  3. Grounds staff
Qualifications:
  • Higher Diploma in Institutional Management or Hotel Management, a degree will be an added advantage.
Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Public Relations
  • Excellent leadership and management abilities
  • Knowledge in marketing
  • Computer literate
  • Mature Christian
  • Customer service abilities
  • Between age 30 and 40
Relevant Job Experience

Three years experience in a similar position.

Job Title: 
Building Maintenance Officer

Department: Administration

Report to: Hospitality Manager

Main Purpose of Job

To manage the building and maintenance activities to ensure proper upkeep of Cathedral facilities.

Responsibilities
  • Undertake tasks and assignments related to building construction, repair maintenance.
  • Undertake condition surveys of properties and ensure effective periodic valuations with scheduled inspection of all Cathedral properties.
  • Preparation of reports and submissions on issues relating to building maintenance and provide oral and written advice to the Hospitality Manager.
  • Inform the Cathedral of occurrences which may negatively affect the value of property.
  • Recommend and prepare bids of service providers for maintenance of Cathedral properties in accordance with Cathedral procurement guidelines.
  • Ensure that services provided in Council’s properties are cost-effective and reliable.
  • Supervise and document common area maintenance, repairs, and general upkeep of properties.
  • Administer the acquisition and disposal processes relating to Cathedral immovable properties.
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the management from time to time.
Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in a Civil Engineering or Building Construction.
Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Good working knowledge of health and safety legislation including the construction regulations.
  • Good understanding of the key trades and accepted standards of workmanship.
  • Experience in managing a diverse range of job requests with competing deadlines and resources
  • Valid Driving license.
Relevant Job Experience

At least 3 years’ experience in construction and property maintenance.

Job Title: 
Clerk of Works (1 Year Contract)

Department: Administration

Report to: Cathedral Administrator

Main Purpose of Job

To manage the building and maintenance activities to ensure proper upkeep of Cathedral facilities.

Responsibilities
  • The primary duty shall be to act as an inspector on behalf of the Architect under their direction, and the Contractor shall afford every reasonable facility for the performance of that duty.
  • The clerk of works shall at all times communicate in writing (monthly reports, fortnightly reports, weekly reports and memos) to the Architect. All communication to the Architect shall be copied to the client.
  • The Clerk of Works shall not at all issue direct instructions to the Contractor. The Architect shall be the one to communicate to the Contractor.
  • The Clerk of Works, as every other member of the Construction Team is expected to carry his duties with reasonable care and with diligence and dispatch.
  • In addition the Clerk of Works, by his personality and demeanor, will make a vital contribution to the successful working of the Construction Team.
  • The Clerk of Works is responsible to the Architect.
  • He acts as the inspector on site to ensure that the Architect is made aware if the Contractor deviates from carrying out the works in strict accordance with the contract specifications and drawings.
  • In certain circumstances he may use such directions as he is empowered to do under the contract, but in accordance with the policies set down by the Architect at the time of his appointment.
  • He should record and report progress, conditions, events, deviations and information necessary for a proper evaluation of the Contractor’s performance, both currently and, if required, retrospectively.
  • He will, from time to time, assist other members of the building team in accordance with the policies set down by the Architect.
Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in a Civil Engineering or Building Construction.
Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Good working knowledge of health and safety legislation including the construction regulations.
  • Good understanding of the key trades and accepted standards of workmanship.
  • Experience in managing a diverse range of job requests with competing deadlines and resources.
  • Valid Driving license.
Relevant Job Experience

At least 3 years’ experience in supervision of a construction site.

Applications should be sent to

The Provost,
All Saints’ Cathedral,
P. O. Box 40539 – 00100,
Nairobi

On or before 15th March 2011.

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