SHOFCO Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator Job in Kenya


Job Vacancy: Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator

Organizational Overview

SHOFCO combats gender inequality and extreme poverty in urban slums by linking tuition-free schools for girls to holistic social services for all.

The SHOFCO model elevates girls while connecting community transformation to women’s empowerment.

Our ecosystem of services enables everyone to reach their full potential.

Our holistic services change communities today: we improve health, provide economic opportunity, work to end gender-based violence, and create sanitation systems that offer dignity.

Tomorrow, our girls will become next-generation leaders, disrupting the systems that hold poverty in place.

Position Overview

Position: Facilities and Maintenance Coordinator

Department: Operations and Resources

Reports to: Facilities and Maintenance Manager

Direct reports: Maintenance Assistants

Location: Mathare

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 8.00 AM – 5.00PM | Saturday on need basis

Job Purpose: To provide implement preventative maintenance, liaising with service providers, perform planned and regular inspections of equipment and supplies, and diagnosing and fixing any faults on machinery.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

  • Developing maintenance plans and implementing them.
  • Ensuring quality control standards are consistently met.
  • Keeping track of supply and material inventories.
  • Request Procurement to Purchase any equipment, tools, or materials that may be required for planned and routine maintenance.
  • Updating maintenance logs for all machinery.
  • Establishing protocols for non-mechanical maintenance.
  • Ensuring basic tools and machinery are in working order by performing regular inspections.
  • Assessing procedures and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure work is attained in responsive way complying to set quality safety guidelines.
  • Support facility maintenance manager with agreed staff action for employees.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building Economics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Registered Electrical Engineer
  • Prior experience in an office setting including some knowledge of equipment, maintenance and repair terminology

Professional Qualifications

  • Repair work experience.
  • Physical strength and good hand-eye coordination.
  • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills.
  • Leadership experience recommended.
  • Proficiency in Excel.

Other requirements (unique/job specific)

  • At least 5 year proven experience in a similar role
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Team-management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other SHOFCO employees

Functional Skills

  • Meeting timescales
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Managing tasks
  • Producing output

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes

  • Following procedures
  • Inviting feedback
  • Team working
  • Interacting with people

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to quoting their current and expected salaries.

The Subject should clearly indicate the position being applied for.

Applications without this information will not be considered.

Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: August 6, 2022 — 8:04 am