Maintenance and Projects Manager Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Maintenance
and Projects Manager

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Real
Estate
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES 100k
-120k
Date Posted: 01/09/2024

Reporting
To: Finance and Operations Manager,

Gross Salary: Ksh 100k
-120k,

Our
client in the real estate industry is seeking to hire a Maintenance and
Projects Manager who will be responsible for promoting the company’s value
proposition on property management. More specifically, they will be responsible
for ensuring preventive and responsive property maintenance, repairs, and
managing major projects promptly and professionally, communicating property
matters to respective parties, and coordinating with service providers and
office-based colleagues.

Duties
and Responsibilities:


Ensure
a strong understanding of the company’s value proposition, best practices
in maintenance and project management, and status of the current property
management portfolio

Prepare
and manage maintenance and project plans for all properties in liaison
with colleagues in the accounts team and clients as required

Effectively
delegate and manage the performance of the office-based maintenance team
and property-based employees, promptly informing the Human Resource
Manager on arising welfare issues or performance matters

Develop
and continually improve the database of contractors for various categories
of property services.

Oversee
preventive and regular maintenance of properties and facilities such as
swimming pools, security installations, fire equipment, lifts, generators,
pumps, etc. in liaison with the office team, property employees, and
external contractors.

Ensuring
processes and documentation required for accountability, record keeping,
and compliance are diligently prepared, shared with relevant parties and
properly stored where necessary.

Respond,
track, and follow through on requests for repair/maintenance from the
various properties under our management and provide feedback on
contractors’ performance for updating of the database.

Conduct
post-repair follow-up to confirm practically and in writing that the
repair is complete and request confirmation of satisfaction from the
tenant/landlord/committee /directors (as appropriate).

Project
manage major repair, renovation, or new installation projects including
preparing technical specifications and drawings, bills of quantities,
tender documents, and contracts, monitoring and assessing/measuring work
progress, signing certificates of works completion and practical
completion in liaison with clients, and coordinate with accounts team on
payments

Oversee
preparation of detailed inventories with photos at property handover
(entry and exit) and updates of the same as required.

Maintain
relations and coordinate input from community associations, local
authorities, and utility companies for smooth services required by a
portfolio of managed properties including but not limited to NCC, KPLC,
NWSC, and KPS.

Oversee
the administering of contracts and performance of onsite maintenance
service providers; security, cleaning, fumigation, garbage collection, and
gardening.

Oversee
swift and appropriate response to security incidents by the security
company and escalation to law enforcement authorities where required and
follow up.

Review
property employees’ weekly reports and note points for action by the
maintenance team.

Prepare
maintenance and project updates for each property by the 15th of the month
following each quarter.

Attend
periodic and ad-hoc meetings with property and facility management clients
and present maintenance updates and proposals.

Proactively
seek client feedback and follow up on action required.

Ensure
harmonious work relations with fellow team members in the various
departments.

Manage
company property and assets entrusted to the jobholder.

The
incumbent will be required to walk around the building inspecting it and
to occasionally climb ladders to attend to minor maintenance requirements
of the building which can be hazardous.

Undertake
any ad hoc duties associated with the Property and Facilities Management
function

Carry
out other related tasks as might be required from time to time.

Qualifications

Degree
in engineering; civil, mechanical, electrical.

Minimum of 5
years’ experience in construction project management.

Must be able to
operate basic building appliances and have a working knowledge of all
equipment and appliances on site such as generators, pumps, lighting,
electric fence, etc.

Experience
with staff management.

Experience
with managing various property service providers.

Excellent
communication, influencing, and negotiating skills.

Strong
leadership and supervisory skills.

Strong
project management skills.

Strong
organization and administrative skills.

A
good team player.

Ability
to perform with minimal supervision.

Must
be able to operate computers and other office machines such as printers,
scanners, faxes, copiers, telephones, etc.

How to
Apply

If you
are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and
experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Maintenance and Projects Manager –
Real Estate)
 to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke
on or before 20th January 2024.

Check Also

Administration Assistant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Administration Assistant Hiring Organization: Avenue Healthcare Location – Locality: Nairobi Location – Region: Kenya Industry: Healthcare Job Type: Full …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *