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Operations and Maintenance Manager Job in Kenya

Operations and Maintenance Manager(Sports/Health Club)

Reports to: This position reports operationally to the General Manager and functionally to the Director of Operations and Director of Security, respectively;

Company Profile: Our client offers world-class facilities for a variety of indoor, outdoor and water sports

Main Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the sports center;
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, managing including scheduling and disciplining of the gym staff;
  • Provide appropriate training opportunities and forum for the gym trainers such as ZIM, etc;
  • Responsible for recruiting, training and managing maintenance staff, ensuring that all facilities are in working order and preparing daily maintenance check list and submitting it to the GM;
  • Ensuring that all repair works are authorized and completed in a timely manner as per the policy;
  • Keeping proper records of all repairs and maintenance done at the sports center;
  • Keeping catalogues of vendors and suppliers of spare parts and negotiate prices and preparing appropriate contracts and MoUs for approval by the Board
  • Ensuring cleanliness and maintenance of the cricket ground, landscaping, etc;
  • Ability to enforce policies under the guidance of Director of Operations
  • Providing support to institutions in use of facilities as and when directed;
  • Be well versed in general security matters, precautions and principles, etc;
  • Familiarity with security tools and equipment, scanners, metal detectors, bomb blankets, etc;
  • Ability to respond to any security threats under the guidance of the Director of Security;
  • In consultation with the Director for Security, implement security measures, access controls as required and monitor it to protect the premises;
  • Liaise with Risk Management staff and Security personnel;
  • Develop contacts with the UN and other diplomatic security channels;
  • Ensuring security of the members, staff and premises at all times by being vigilant and keeping up to date knowledge of the security alerts, threats and issues in the region;
  • Daily review the CCTV tapes and bring any unusual activities of the members, staff or user of the premises to the attention of the Director of Security
  • Ensuring regular and efficient communication between General Manager and respective Directors on matters concerning repairs and maintenance;
  • Maintain and improve quality of facilities through establishing system of daily checks, maintenance and timely repairs as and when required;
  • Responding to emails, queries and phone calls in a professional and timely manner and writing professional reports when necessary;
  • Enforcing policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the sports center;
  • The OM will keep GM informed at all times.
Desired candidate should be:
  • High school degree with a minimum 5 year experience in a management position
  • At least 5 years of experience in general maintenance and operation
  • At least 3 years of experience in a gym or a health club environment
  • Some experience in Security matters, principles and guidelines
  • Basic knowledge of various equipment used in gym
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English language
Desired Qualifications:
  • University degree preferably in a management field
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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