Maintenance Manager

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Posting Date: 5 January 2018
Closing Date: 11 January 2018
Job Reference Number: CDR/JD-Main-001/Maintenance Manager
Type of Employment: Full-time


  • Perform daily and weekly inspection of facility to ensure smooth operations
  • Hire and train maintenance employees to carry out specialized duties
  • Delegate maintenance issues to appropriate personnel for effective resolution
  • Inspect equipment to identify operational inefficiency and facilitate optimization
  • Perform periodic maintenance and routine calibration of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems
  • Manage the process of disposal of worn-out/damaged machinery as well as the installation of new equipment
  • Proffer technical advice and recommendations to a maintenance team to ensure an efficient workforce
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify possible hazard around building facilities or premises
  • Design and implement programs for effective maintenance operations
  • Ensure adherence to health/safety procedures and policies
  • Prepare and manage maintenance budgets in order to meet set objectives
  • Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary to ensure availability of required resources
  • Conduct negotiations with third party contractors to determine the rate and terms of service
  • Supervise the activities of a building upkeep personnel to ensure they maintain a clean and orderly facility
  • Maintain accurate record of maintenance operations and present to upper management reports of daily activities.


  • Proven experience as maintenance manager or other managerial role
  • Experience in planning maintenance operations
  • Solid understanding of technical aspects of plumbing, carpentry, electrical systems etc.
  • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment
  • Ability to keep track of and report on activity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • High school diploma or equivalent; Degree from a vocational school or BSc/BA in business administration or facility management will be an advantage
  • Valid certification in maintenance will be a plus

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]