ICRC Premises Maintenance Supervisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya

ICRC Premises Maintenance Supervisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Nairobi Regional Delegation in Nairobi, Kenya, is recruiting an experienced, highly motivated and qualified person to fill the position of a Premises Maintenance Supervisor.

Overall Responsibility: Premises maintenance supervisor is responsible for ensuring uninterrupted functionality and usability of all ICRC premises related facilities, tools, equipment, machine, appliances and resources at any given time.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Prepare, read interpret designs, drawings, and bills of quantities (estimates and costing) and work progress schedules for all civil works as necessary
  • Establish, maintain and ensure adequate security systems for workshop facilities to prevent theft, pilferage and damage to staff, property & equipment
  • Analyze and formulate solutions for the electrical, carpentry, masonry, or metal works, plumbing and painting and any other civil work
  • Assess the condition of new premises by filling the takeover form and write a report to the Premises responsible on needed repairs and a work plan
  • Ensure that office structures and residences are well maintained
  • Manage the maintenance workshop, facilities and control productivity
  • Prepare the budget of the maintenance unit and report monthly to the premises responsible
  • Assist the premises responsible in sourcing for contractors, negotiate contracts, prepare contract documents, analyses, evaluate and maintain the contractors list
  • Develop and implement a facility management program including preventive maintenance and life-cycle requirements
  • Supervise the maintenance team and prepare work schedules with the deputy head of maintenance and the premises responsible
  • Engages in ongoing and continuous feedback and support, particularly for employees under his/her supervision, but also other staff members

    Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • Degree in building construction or mechanical engineering from a recognized institution
  • Minimum four years’ work experience as a supervisor in a similar field
  • Proven project management experience in
    real estate or office environment
  • Certification in project management is an asset
  • Considerable experience of managing staff and teams
  • Must be computer literate


    The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before the 14 February 2020 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (certificates, diplomas, degree etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Nairobi delegation, HR department via e-mail: nai_hrrec_services@icrc.org.

    The reference premises maintenance supervisor must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying and attach the required certificates and other supporting documents, your application may not be considered.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    The ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process.

    May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR department through the recruitment contact.

    The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

    It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

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