Facilities Manager Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Facilities Manager
Purpose of the role: To perform work that ensures the delivery of agreed Workplace Solution services, both technical and soft services, to the organization according to the agreed SLA and within the agreed Baseline costs.     

Key Performance Areas:
Technical Services    

  • Supply / Control / Maintain and Manage assets including:    
  • Municipal and borehole water    
  • HVAC    
  • Building Fabric and interiors    
  • Electrical equipment    
  • Electricity and Generators    
  • Establish PPM for equipment    
  • Ensure adherence to PPM standards    
  • Ensure compliance to Regulatory requirements    
Soft Services    
Manage and Control 3rd Party suppliers e.g.    
  • Cleaning    
  • Security    
  • Hospitality and vending    
Staff and 3rd Party Supplier Management        
  • Performance standards met    
  • Staff training and development    
  • Maintenance of staff discipline    
  • Ensure 3rd Party Suppliers comply with delivery requirements    
Housekeeping, Safety, Health and Environment        
  • Conformance to Occupational Health Safety Act.    
  • Conformance to Environmental Act    
  • Identify and inform to potential exposure on safety and environmental act.    
  • Conform to client and the organization’s Global standards    
Security Management    
  • Ensure compliance with client and the organization’s security standards    
  • Monitor security systems and procedures.    
  • Communicate standards to team    
  • Establish systems to hold team accountable for standards    
Operations Services Strategy    
  • Drive services towards common company objectives / goals    
  • Enforce accountability / responsibility to the team    
Finance Management    
  • Track expenses against forecasts / budget    
  • Identify and inform of potential expense exposure.    
  • Identify and implement potential savings.    
  • Comply with procurement standards    
  • Effective inventory control    
Project Output    
Services – as per site services    
  • Feasibility study    
  • Project plan (mechanical)    
  • Implementation of project plan    
  • Track expenses against the budget    
  • Technical support    
  • Operations    
  • Finance    
  • EHS    
  • SLA    
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:    
  • Diploma, Degree in Engineering / Business Management or similar
  • Minimum experience required is 2 years in a similar position; however five years would be preferable.    
  • Good organization and analytical skills    
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills    
  • Flexible    
  • Innovative    
  • Team orientated    
  • Able to use Lotus Notes and Lotus SmartSuite    
  • Efficient and helpful telephone manner    
  • Strategic management and planning skills    
  • Knowledge of corporate EHS strategy, standards and requirements    
  • Knowledge of Security standards    
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001     
  • Basic accounting and finance skills    
  • Computer literacy    
  • Knowledge of company and engineering standards    
  • Extensive experience in the maintenance of buildings/plants/factories or industrial infrastructure    
  • Good understanding of critical equipment supporting infrastructure e.g. diesel generators, UPS’s etc.    
  • Understanding of the concept of redundancy in terms of equipment availability    
  • Excellent communication skills (English)    
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and people management skills      
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize    
  • Strategic management and planning skills    
  • PPM Maintenance / Engineering knowledge    
  • 3RD Party Management skills    
  • Must be willing to travel to South Africa occasionally   
How 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: therecexpert@gmail.com 

Applications should be received by 7th February 2014. 
Applicant earning more than Kshs 200,000 need not apply. 
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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