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Estate Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

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 Estate Manager   

Scope and General Purpose: Responsible for a team of 60, the Estate 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.
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 BlumeAfrica

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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