Our Client: International Groups of School
Job Title: Estate and Transport Manager
Reporting to: Finance Director
Location: Nairobi
Nature: 2 Year Contract (Renewable)
Job Role: The Estate and Transport Manager is in charge of the overall management of the in-house transport fleet and the maintenance Divisions.
Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervising the staff  in both Estate and Transport divisions
  • Supervise the effective delivery of outsourced services (cleaning and security) and ensure Value for Money
  • Assist in the preparation of the  Development and implementation of a 5 years strategic plan for the Estate and Transport divisions
  • Preparation of the annual budgets for the division
  • Monitoring and managing costs of running the two divisions including the related staff costs
  • Planning manpower requirements remain proactive at all times including trouble shooting of maintenance problems
  • Supervision and effective utilization of the divisions staff to ensure delivery of high quality service to stakeholders
  • Ensure the highest cleanliness standards of facilities at all times
  • Management and supervision of major refurbishment and development projects in liaison with external contractors and consultants
  • Prepare termly and annual maintenance plans for the  estate and transport fleet
  • Set up workshop for maintenance the fleet including control of related inventories and consumables
  • Formulate health, safety and fire safety guidance and ensure compliance with statutory requirements. Act at all times as the health, safety and fire marshal.
  • Ensure safety and security of all students, staff and assets.
  • In conjunction with Finance department, maintain proper insurance register for all assets and liaise with insurance brokers for adequacy of insurance cover and renewals
  • Carryout an internal customer satisfaction survey and attend to complaints promptly
  • Maintain good working relationship with: Police, utility providers, Government departments / ministries and the Nairobi City Council / County Government      
  • Ensure high utilization of transport fleet with minimal downtime 
  • Prepare strategic plans and service delivery charters for the divisions
  • Carry out periodic customers (parents, students, heads of schools and teachers)   satisfaction surveys and put in place initiatives to improve performance
Job Requirements
  • Degree in project management / Mechanical engineering or Higher National Diploma in Building construction / Mechanical engineering from a recognized University
  • 4 years  experience in managing a busy Estate and transport/ maintenance department in an educational institution, hotel and touring or commercial organization   
  • Knowledge of architectural, structural and electrical drawings
  • Proficient in IT skills - in project management , application / use of Auto CAD, and MS Planner, Excel and Power point
  • Clean driving license – Public service vehicle and private.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct issued by the Criminal Investigation Department  
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • A good understanding of finance - cost accounting and budgeting
  • Excellent negotiation skills     
All interested candidates should send their applications to mycv@myjobseye.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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