ICRC Deputy Head of Maintenance Job in Nairobi Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 
It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.
The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti.


It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa.

The ICRC Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced & highly motivated individual to fill the position of:

Deputy Head of Maintenance
The Requirements:
  • University Degree in Engineering (civil, mechanical or engineering management);
  • Three (3) years of experience in a position of Maintenance Responsible (or equivalent);
  • Strong ability to anticipate, schedule, monitor and control tasks;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of different categories of Maintenance duties;
  • Excellent command of English (verbal and written);
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and preferably with ERP.
The Responsibilities:
1. Scheduling of work time of the Technicians and Helpers according to the Maintenance requests and Preventive Maintenance checklist;
  • Implement a template of expression of Maintenance request for ICRC offices,
  • Ensure that the Maintenance requests are properly channeled to the Maintenance Department, 
  • Implement a template of Preventive Maintenance check-list for ICRC offices and residences,
  • Prepare and communicate to the Head of Maintenance and Technicians/Helpers a weekly work plan.
2. Control of tasks to be undertaken by the Technicians/Helpers;
  • Ensure a day-to-day management of the Technicians/Helpers,
  • Implement mechanisms of control of good completion of all tasks handled by Technicians/Helpers,
  • Appraise the performance of the Technicians/Helpers and coach them.
3. Keeping of efficiency of the Maintenance Department by being proactive and innovative.
  • Develop procedures and guidelines for maintenance management
  • Maintain a high level of communication/dialogue with the Head of Maintenance and the Technicians/Helpers,
  • Prepare and communicate to the Head of Maintenance statistical analysis highlighting relevant indicators aiming to adapt the setup (human resources, level of stock of tools, materials and consumables, etc.).
How to Apply

Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to; Human Resource Office on the address or e-mail below, before 23rd December, 2016.
Please include; Detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees. (Indicate the position title on the subject line).
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

International Committee of the Red Cross,
Nairobi Regional Delegation, Denis Pritt Road,
P.O. Box 73226, Nairobi, 00200, 

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