Facilities and Operations Manager Job in Kenya

Industry: Manufacturing

Reporting to: CEO

Main Duties:

The Facility Manager will play a critical role in ensuring that the company’s physical infrastructure, vehicles, equipment, and support systems operate efficiently and effectively. The position involves overseeing facility operations, maintenance, space and resource management, technology integration, compliance with statutory licenses and regulations, sustainability initiatives, and vendor management. The Facility Manager will also be responsible for strategic planning, budget management, and emergency preparedness to support the company’s operational and strategic objectives.


  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Implement risk management strategies to mitigate potential disruptions to operations.
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to identify and address potential risks.
  • Select and manage relationships with vendors, contractors, and service providers.
  • Ensure services are delivered according to contract terms and performance standards.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and address any issues that arise.
  • Develop and oversee preventive maintenance schedules for vehicles.
  • Ensure timely repairs and servicing of the fleet to minimize downtime.
  • Manage relationships with external service providers for specialized maintenance tasks.
  • Ensure the efficient operation of fleet depots, warehouses, distribution centers, maintenance shops, offices, and other facilities.
  • Manage utilities, and security systems, and ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Oversee the cleanliness, functionality, and safety of all facilities.
  • Coordinate the acquisition, registration, and disposal of vehicles and equipment.
  • Monitor vehicle and equipment performance, fuel consumption, and maintenance costs.
  • Implement vehicle tracking, telematics, and other technology systems to optimize operations.
  • Coordinate logistics activities to ensure efficient routing and scheduling of vehicles and the movement of goods and materials.
  • Monitor inventory levels of spare parts, and supplies, and manage storage facilities to support operations.
  • Plan and manage the allocation and utilization of space within facilities.
  • Ensure workspaces are adequately equipped and maintained to support operational needs.
  • Implement space-saving and efficiency measures where appropriate.
  • Prepare and manage budgets for facility, fleet, and logistics operations.
  • Monitor expenses and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and service providers to secure favorable terms.
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans for the fleet, logistics, and facilities.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective response and recovery efforts.
  • Implement and manage technology solutions to enhance facility, fleet, and logistics operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 5 Years’ experience in a fast-paced environment, and 3 Years in Leadership management.
  • Strong understanding of maintenance management, logistics coordination, and facility operations.
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in using facility and fleet management software and other relevant technology.
  • Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental regulations.

How to apply:

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Facilities and Operations Manager – Advertisement) to  jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before 12th July, 2024.