British High Commission General Foreman Jobs in Kenya
British High Commission General Foreman Jobs in KenyaRoles and responsibilities Responsible for scheduling, coordinating and supervising the technical work of all site operatives, ensuring that all work is delivered safely, on time and within budget along with managing equipment and materials required.
The foreman is also responsible for planning works within the Estate including detailing time frames and staging of works and identifying associated costs to complete the works.
They will be responsible for establishing the bill of materials for each job and identifying large projects that should be escalated through the Forward Maintenance Register (FMR).
The Foreman will jointly line manage, with another A2 Foreman, the Technical Works Group (TWG) comprising of painters, plumbers, electricians, carpenters, and masons.
Conduct proactive surveys of properties anticipated to be vacated with a projected outlook of at least 12 months.
Detailed surveys identifying scope of works required, estimated time frames and scheduling, staffing requirements and bill of materials
Escalating larger works identified during surveys to the Deputy Estates Manager and Technical Works Supervisor for placement on the FMR for funding
Supervision of TWG Works
Provide day to day oversite of work taking place across the estate. Work with TWG colleagues on scheduling and inspection of works.
Provide clear guidance and demonstrate best practice in work
First point of contact for complaint resolution and updating with the customer through the Corporate Services Helpdesk (CSHelpdesk)
Oversee workloads and coordinate with the TWG Admin Officer on job allocations and managing of workloads.
Identify needs for additional staff, coverage during long periods of absence and movement of staff between projects.
Prioritising of work with the TWG Admin Officer and Team Leaders to ensure equitable assignment of work in priority ranking
Set out the programme of works and oversite of contractors hired to complete technical works on behalf of the BHC.
Monitor progress through a schedule of works and address non-compliance
Spot check quality of work with contractors and ensure they are compliance with BHC requirements
Directly line manage 4 x A1 Team Leaders (Lead Plumber, Lead Electrician, Lead Mason & Painter, Lead Carpenter)
Counter-signing manager to 19 skilled A1 and S1 Tradesman
Resources Managed (Staff and Expenditure)
1 A1 Plumbing Team Leader
1 A1 Carpentry Team Leader
1 A1 Mason & Painting Team Leader
1 A1 Electrician Team Leader
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience overseeing technical works and management of technical projects
Project Management Experience
Line Management Experience and Team Leadership
General Knowledge of Works/Construction
Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience
Experience or Training in Masonry, Carpentry, Generator Maintenance and general works
Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
How to Apply
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