Kenya Cultural Centre Facilities Manager Job Vacancy

The Kenya Cultural Centre, incorporating Kenya National Theatre, is the country’s oldest expressive cultural institution established in 1951 through Cap 218 Laws of Kenya.

The Centre is the national centre for cultural engagement, discourse, performance and research.

The Centre incorporates dynamic and aesthetic public spaces for harmonious connections, and is an institution which embraces and encourages diversity.

The Centre operates as a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency (SAGA) and is currently domiciled under the Ministry of Sports, Culture and the Arts.

Facilities Manager

Reports to: Executive Director/CEO

Broad Function: The Facilities Manager will oversee Maintenance, Repair and upkeep of all the facilities at Centre.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a facility management program including preventive maintenance and life-cycle requirements
  • Conduct and document regular facilities inspections
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards and industry codes
  • Allocate and manage facility space for maximum efficiency
  • Coordinate intra-office moves
  • Supervise maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment
  • Oversee facility refurbishment and renovations
  • Plan and manage facility central services such as reception, security, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and parking
  • Implement best practice processes to increase efficiency
  • Provide prompt response to requests and issues from facility occupants

Academic / Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Facilities Management, Facilities Engineering or related field
  • Certification in plumbing services, electrical maintenance.


  • At least three years’ experience in facilities management
  • Knowledge and experience of theatre productions, visual arts exhibitions, facilities, equipment and practices
  • Experience in the repair and maintenance of service equipment


  • Supervisory skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and database software
  • Able to prioritise workload to meet established deadlines and to work with little or no supervision
  • Physical fitness and agility (including ability to carry heavy loads and to work at heights) is essential.
  • Availability to work random and long hours as required.

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to send their applications preferably in hard copies.

Applications can also be emailed using the email addresses provided.

All applications should be received by 9 December 2016.

The applications should be addressed to:

The Executive Director/CEO

The Kenya Cultural Centre

P.O. Box 43031 – 00100


Email: and copy to

Application submission should include the following: Cover letter, applicant’s CV, copies of relevant certificates and recommendations, names and contacts of three professional referees and a copy of national identity card

Engineering and Technical
Updated: November 26, 2016 — 7:53 am