KCA University Facilities and Operations Officer Job in Kenya

Career Opportunity

KCA University is a dynamic private business university committed to quality service and ethical practices. KCA University seeks to
recruit a highly motivated and innovative candidate to fill the following position;

Facilities and Operations Officer

Job Objective: To coordinate facilities and operational services of the University and ensure that university resources are at all times in a usable state to support learning activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that repairs and maintenance schedules are prepared, approved and implemented procedurally;
  • Ensure that university facilities are in working condition to support learning;
  • Manage the security system of the entire University;
  • Manage the University fleet/transport;
  • Develop, implement and monitor the infrastructure management and maintenance policy;
  • Oversee the construction new/renovated facilities;
  • Oversee the design of new infrastructure;
  • Ensure facilities and grounds are well maintained;
  • Identify and recommend short and long-term needs related to infrastructure maintenance;
  • Prepare departmental annual budget; scheduling expenditures; monitoring costs; analyzing variances etc;
  • Develop risk management framework for the department;
  • Coordinate major construction projects for the institution;
  • Manage the University asset register;
  • Monitor and evaluate performance of outsourced service providers;
  • Develop SLAs with the outsourced service providers;
  • Analyze invoices and follow up payment process with finance department;
  • Facilities management – space allocation, furniture allocation, arrangement; and
  • Point of contact in leasing the University’s grounds and facilities to external parties/bodies.

Qualifications and Experience

The candidate should possess the following qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4 to 5 years relevant work experience
  • Professional qualification in relevant field

Other Skills and Competences

  • Financial Management skills;
  • Report writing skills;
  • Supervisory skills;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail; and
  • Ability to work well with both support services staff and higher management.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV, and three references via email to hr@kca.ac.ke so as to be received not later than 20th April, 2018.

KCAU staff are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

The Human Resources Manager,
KCA University,
P.O Box 56808-00200,

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Nairobi, Kenya, -1.2920659, 36.82194619999996

Nairobi County


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Updated: April 9, 2018 — 10:04 am
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