World Vision – Facilities Management Officer.

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Job Title : Facilities Management Officer

Reporting to : Support Services Manager

Grade Level : 12

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To offer effective coordination of space, infrastructure for World Vision Kenya facilities including buildings and grounds within the World Vision Kenya Premises ensuring corporate and regulatory compliance plus the proper operation of all aspects of a building in order to create an optimal, safe, and cost-effective environment for employees to efficiently carry out their daily tasks. In order to perform this role effectively, the position holder must be able to effectively communicate and demonstrate World Vision’s Christian ethos, values and strategies as outlined in Our Promise.

Major Responsibilities

Facilities maintenance 50%

  • Ensure the office facilities are habitable and safe for occupation by staff and visitors at all times

  • Ensure the daily functioning of office and housing facilities including repairs and minor renovations.

  • Facilitate the hosting of events ensuring safety and coordination

  • Ensure that OSH standards are observed and recommendations from audits are implemented and closed in a timely manner

  • Supervise facilities maintenance works by various service providers ensuring WVK gets excellent services and value for money value for money

  • Ensure timely processing of facilities utilities bills

  • Ensure that Outsourced services providing horticultural services relating to planting and cultivating flowers in gardens; planting and maintaining lawns in good condition; keeping plants, flowers, and lawns well-watered and weeded; and ensuring the general upkeep of the grounds and driveways are well supervised and providing excellent services.

  • Supervise the outsourced in cleaning companies in order to effectively clean and maintain World Vision’s buildings and property.

Management of outsourced services 20%


  • Ensure that outsourced service providers are facilitated and have conducive work environment

  • Ensure that the outsourced service provider’s personnel adhere to laid procedures stipulated in their respective SLA’s.

  • Supervise the outsourced service providers working outside normal working hours.

  • Coordinate and ensure smooth services provision by outsourced service providers for expatriates houses.

Equipment maintenance 15%


  • Ensure timely replenishment of consumables for the shared equipments and coordinate maintenance of the equipment.

  • Ensure that all equipment are in operation and organize for alternative power and water supplies when the main supplies fail.

  • Ensure that all equipment within the complex are in good working condition and coordinate the maintenance of all installations.

Security and Safety 10%


  • Monitor security and safety of the WV premises and assets by supervising the outsourced security personnel.

  • Respond to fire and intrusion alarms within the complex and take action as necessary.

  • Respond to security concerns occurring during off working hours and take action.

  • Ensure existence of a good relationship with the local police, neighbours and other security agencies around the WVK Premises for effective collaboration


Others 5%

  • Participate in committee & Task forces requiring security input or guidance.

  • Any other duty that may be assigned by the supervisor or designee

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Diploma in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

  • A degree from a related field is an added advantage

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Class BCE driving licence with at least 5 years’ experience in driving

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Packages

  • Intelligent, analytical, a quick decision maker and mental alertness

  • High professional ethics and integrity

  • Good interpersonal and organizing skill

  • Proactive self-driven result oriented individual.

  • Honest & reliable, team player

  • Good communication skills

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Deadline 10-Jan-21




World Vision

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