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Facilities Manager Job in Kenya

Facilities Manager

Purpose of the role:

Manage full Facilities Scope for the organisation’s Kenya account

Key Performance Areas:

  • Planning, coordinating and controlling all technical and facilities management activities
  • Manages and controls general utilities and risks.
  • Ensure compliance to all maintenance related  issues as well as staff and contractors
  • Ensure effective maintenance of plant, equipment and buildings
  • Ensure effective functionality of the mailroom and staff
  • Ensure proper vehicle maintenance and adherence to road traffic rules by staff
  • Ensure effective and timeous execution of requests and in-house errands
  • Work closely with security to ensure safe, secure and proper surveillance and related security aspects
  • Continuous monitoring of security systems & procedures and update when necessary
  • Ensure proper and reliable functioning of all fire, evacuation and sprinkler systems
  • Ensure constant availability of air conditioning and attend to all maintenance and breakdowns relating to it.
  • BMS to monitor and control building temperatures, fire system and lighting
  • Continually identify potential cost savings on the Air Con operation to boost energy savings
  • Manage all Service levels on site as to the organisation and Client Standard
  • Manage HSE/Security on behalf of Client.
  • Management of budget, supplier payments, client invoicing
  • Manage client relationship
  • Deliver monthly Operational report to client
  • Deliver service that exceeds client KPI requirements
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Good management skills
  • Good understanding of Electrical and Mechanical systems
  • Facilities and/or Property Management
  • Maintenance Management
  • Project Management
  • Management Development Programme
  • Third party management
  • 3 years experience in Facilities/Property Management, with at least 2 years at management level
  • Willing and available to work after-hours and attend to call-outs as and when required
  • Good working knowledge of ISO 9001 & 14001
  • Working knowledge of Critical Equipment (Generators, etc)
  • Excellent experience and knowledge of OSH Act and on site experience
  • Security Management
  • Experience of site finances/budgets/cost savings, supplier payment and client billing or book keeping
  • Good organisation and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible
  • Innovative
  • Customer and Team orientated
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Outlook
  • Ability to prioritise and evaluate Client demands and drive closure of actions/issues
To Apply
Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee. 

All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to: email address:

Applications should be received by 18th January 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.

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