Facility Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Facility Manager for our client; a market leader in cleaning solutions for both domestic and commercial customers.

  • Manage the following maintenance services at the various Sites: Structural, Architectural, Mechanical and Electrical services including overseeing of support services e.g. messengerial services, front office services and general cleanliness of the facilities.
  • Assess the current condition of electrical, air conditioning, plumbing and other essential facilities and equipment and create a schedule of regular evaluation of the facilities.
  • Maintain accurate records of the condition of the equipment and other systems in the buildings
  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures that affect the use of supplies and facilities.
  • Ensure that all the equipment and other facilities are working properly and create monitoring systems or programs to detect problems as early as possible.
  • Develop & implement a work plans for cleaning, repair and maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Ensure the safety of the building or establishment from fire, flood and other hazards through initiating an active campaign on safety measures in the building.
  • Prepare & maintain pertinent records and reports for the safety service division of the company.
  • In liaison with the HR department, recruiting facilities service staff and training them appropriately to ensure competent work output.
  • Evaluate the work quality of the staff and other subordinates.
  • Coordinate with other offices and units for things that are not within the scope ie supplies, labour, finances/payments etc
  • Participate in preparing the budget so that the facilities maintenance gets adequate funds for its operation.
  • Educate the workers of the establishment on the proper use and care of its equipment and other facilities.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree/diploma in engineering, land economics or related field from a recognized institution and a diploma in business management
  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience in a recognized institution
  • Track record of achievements in previous engagements
  • Attention to details, good negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
Report to: Head of Facility & Maintenance Manager


Applications letters (maximum 2 pages) and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2218”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2218, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 25th May 2016

N.B.* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over email or SMS. The test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.

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