Facility Manager Career Opportunity in Kenya - Majid Al Futtaim Carrefou

Job Title: Facility Manager

Location: Nairobi

Our client, MAJID AL FUTTAIM CARREFOUR, is the largest franchisee of French giant retail group CARREFOUR, 2nd retailer across the world.

The Middle East based group is currently operating more than 140 Hypermarkets and Supermarkets in 15 countries, with more than 25,000 employees from 70 nationalities.

Our client is looking to fill the position of Facility Manager.

Job Role: The Facility Manager is responsible for preventive, corrective and refinement activities of the assigned store.

The role holder is also responsible for ensuring that the store assets are fully functional and maintained regularly as per the standard set by the company while being in line with the country’s standards and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Maintenance Planning

  • Prepare, schedule, and report all maintenance activities in coordination with the store and internal stakeholders to ensure smooth operation.
  • Prepare a team schedule to execute operation requirements on time.
  • Plan store assets periodic inspection in line with annual maintenance plans and agreement terms.
  • Prepare maintenance operating expenses & critical maintenance requirements for the management in coordination with the Finance team.
  • Prepare the store assets annual preventive maintenance plan and share it with the function manager.
  • Implement energy reduction initiatives regularly and frequently.

Maintenance Execution

  • Liaises with vendors and suppliers regarding any maintenance activities that cannot be performed by the store team or country facilities team to ensure that the work is delivered as per the requirements and the agreed timeline.
  • Report any issues related to contractor’s performance for timely resolution and continuous improvements.
  • Manage the stock of maintenance consumables and critical spare parts to ensure its availability at all times.
    Respond to incidents in a timely manner and take appropriate actions in case of emergencies when needed.
  • Distribute daily maintenance tasks across the reporting team in line with employee capabilities and knowledge.
  • Follow up with the facilities team the execution of preventive maintenance planning.

Maintenance Communication

  • Ensure that all documents related to maintenance and equipment activities are documented and updated as per internal guidelines.
  • Review, analyze and submit reports to management while recommending areas for improvement when required.

Human Capital Responsibilities

  • Assist in implementation of the performance management process by setting objectives, monitoring performance, and provide constructive feedback and provide inputs to senior management.
  • Provide mentorship for the purpose of developing a continuous talent pipeline for key roles.
  • Provide inputs on training needs and coordinate with the HC department to ensure facilitation of training requirements.
  • Develop and implement on the job-training for the team.
  • Provide inputs for the development of annual manpower plan.

Definition of Success

  • Store asset maintenance preventive plan execution and compliance as scheduled.
  • Number of end-user complaints.
  • Store image and appearance.
  • Monitor asset warranty and report any malfunction of assets during the warranty period.
  • Report the supplier or service provider service level feedback.
  • Respect critical maintenance and operating maintenance budget.

Qualification, Experience, Skills and Traits

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Mechatronic knowledge is preferable.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in the area of Facility Management and Maintenance.
  • Excellent interpersonal.
  • Strong initiative drive and sound organizational skills.
  • Highly organized with strong multitasking skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment.
  • Effective communication skills.

To apply, submit your application on our ATS at ats.flexi-personnel.com by 8nd MAY 2023 under the FACILITY MANAGER job posting.

All applicants are advised to adhere to application guidelines for consideration.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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