Facilities Manager Job in Kenya


Position: Facilities Manager

Job Summary: Our client in the manufacturing industry is seeking to recruit Facilities Manager. The manager will be in charge of the following units: Security, employee relations, properties management and renovations, health and safety, transport system, water, lighting, contractors, stakeholder management etc.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, administer, and coordinate a variety of complex facility services and programs.
  • Oversee employee relations, staff development and grievance procedures including directing and participating in labor negotiations.
  • Develop and direct the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards and internal controls.
  • Analyze complex technical and administrative problems, evaluating alternative solutions and adopting effective courses of current and future actions.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials.
  • Exercise sound, independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
  • Work closely with the board, a variety of public and private organizations, and community groups in implementing programs and projects to solve identified problems.
  • Prepare and recommend long and short range plans for services and programs; develop specific proposals for action on current and future needs.
  • Recommend legislation and policies required in the public Interest.
  • Enforce the provisions of contracts, leases, and agreements; make final interpretations of regulations and various ordinances, codes and applicable laws to ensure compliance.
  • Direct the preparation and administration of the annual budget and capital projects for the Township; sit in meetings with various governmental agencies, community groups, and business, professional, and other organizations.
  • Coordinate the preparation of a wide variety of reports or presentations to the Council/Board or outside agencies.
  • Direct the selection, supervision, and the work evaluation of departmental personnel.
  • Direct the development and implementation of management systems and procedures
  • Perform such other duties, as may be required.


Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics, Quantity Surveyor or Civil Engineering. The candidate must have a working background in Community Relations, Employee Relations and Engagement, Administration, Strategic Planning and Finance and experience working with governing boards in Kenya.
  • Qualified candidates should have outstanding organizational, leadership, and management skills and demonstrate excellent oral and written communications.


  • The candidates must have ten (8) years’ relevant experience, five (5) of which must be in management in a similar role.

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs to the email address: executivesearch@humantalentrecruit.com with Facilities Manager on the Subject line.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Business Administration, Engineering and Technical
Updated: January 15, 2019 — 9:05 pm