Facility Manager

The MedLux International Hospital brand is a newly established luxury medical hospitality outlet. When we open our doors, a contemporary and artistic masterpiece on Lenana Road, MedLux International Hospital shall stand as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke service. Our identity shall be built around the best address in the City, MedLux International is a place where trends are born, boundaries are broken and guests can simply heal exquisitely.
Occupying seven floors of a fifteen storey masterpiece, with 360 – degree panoramic views of the Nairobi skyline, framed by the upper class residential and business Kilimani district, the unique MedLux International facility, is at the heart of the capital’s high street. The facility has an emergency department, high end outpatient clinic, signature inpatient suites and top of the range surgical facilities surrounded by lush amenities.
With a luxurious service-scape, there is need to have talent that brings life to the fixtures and fittings. At Medlux, boxes don’t exist and we color outside the lines while observing highest international healthcare code of ethics and conduct. You will thrive with us if you are agile, innovative and you live for unprecedented levels of 360 degree patient experience. We invite you to explore a career journey with us. We are currently hiring a Facility Manager to join our team.

Job Summary

Welcome to our family

As an aspiring center of excellence, there’s no better place to make your mark. If you have an eye for the small things and enjoy working on details, we welcome you to join our global family. Advanced knowledge of building management/engineering in pre – requisite with a positive attitude, good communication skills and commitment to delivering a high level of customer service.
Here, you will find a place where your personality and ideas are as appreciated as the work you do. Each day will open your mind to a world of possibilities, growth opportunities and the chance to meet people from all corners of the globe.

The impact you’ll make

Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge. Position has overall responsibility for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. Works with the Chief Experience Officer to manage the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation.
Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and expectations of guests and employees while maximizing the financial performance. Responsible for maintaining standards and regulatory requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility infrastructure issues.

What you’ll do

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of maintenance staff on a daily basis. Directs, coordinates and performs routine, preventive and emergency interior / exterior maintenance and repairs to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of hospital operations.
  • Familiarizes and complies with the hospital’s mission and standards in performing maintenance activities.
  • Represents the engineering department during the daily HOD morning meetings. 
  • Prioritize, plan, schedule assign and supervise the engineering department staff.
  • Oversee the maintenance tasks, work orders and special projects ensuring timely and accurate completion.
  • Respond to guest’s maintenance needs promptly and ensure guests receive professional, efficient prompt and courteous service to hospital standards.
  • Maintain the physical appearance and operational efficiency of the hospital including physical, mechanical, biomedical, electrical, plumbing etc.
  • Installation & maintenance of all equipment related to HVAC, DG Sets, Water treatment, Fire Safety etc.
  • Ensure proper records are kept relating to all plant and equipment for the hospital including repair and service records.
  • Prepare reports as required by the Chief Experience Officer and the Executive Housekeeper.
  • Ensure that stores have adequate stocks of materials, equipment and tools and are kept in a clean and safe environment.
  • Take responsibility for the cleanliness and safety aspects of all plant and mechanical equipment rooms.
  • Attend all Facility Management/Property meetings as required, passing on necessary information to the maintenance team in regular junior staff meetings.
  • Ensure the proper use and periodic maintenance of all equipment.
  • Perform daily and weekly property document inspections.
  • Ensure property, grounds, physical plant and work areas are maintained to standard and that all safety equipment and conditions are to code.
  • Establish and maintain department equipment and supply inventory levels appropriate to property requirements.
  • Provide training to staff on supplies, inventory, maintenance and ordering procedures.
  • Train engineering department staff on correct maintenance procedures and assists in repairs as needed.
  • Maintain, monitor and test hospital’s emergency and security systems, features like Fire Alarm, CCTV, baggage scanners etc.
  • Discuss with the Chief Experience Officer on maintenance status and inspection reports.
  • Respond to corporate and management inquires.
  • Develop, implement, and direct all infrastructure emergency programs.
  • Develop, implement and manage energy conservation programs for the property to minimize expenses.
  • Coordinate with the equipment suppliers for AMC and any outstanding issues.
  • Ensure maintenance staff is wearing proper uniforms with name tag and upholds hotels grooming and hygiene standards.
  • Responsible for quality service, meeting/exceeding financial goals, short and long term planning and day-to-day operations.

Perks you deserve

We’ll support you in and out of the workplace by offering:
  • Team-spirited coworkers
  • Encouraging leadership
  • Support to live a life of wellbeing and happiness
  • Opportunities to serve and give back to the community
  • Discounts on in – house food and beverage
  • Recognition programs

What we’re looking for

  • A warm, people-oriented demeanor
  • A team-first attitude
  • A gift for paying attention to the smallest details.
  • Higher Diploma in Electrical or Civil engineering from a recognized institution preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ maintenance experience and 3 years supervisory or manager experience in a busy establishment.
This role requires compliance with quality assurance expectations and standards. You may be required to stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 kilograms without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by the Chief Experience Officer.

You’re welcomed here

Our highest priority is making you feel as welcome as our guests. We want you to feel comfortable being yourself and to know you’re important to us. You’ll make an impact in your role, and for that, you’ll be appreciated and valued.

Interested candidates to send their application letter (what distinguishes them as the best Facility Manager) and CV as one document in PDF format to talent@medluxinternational.com with “Facility Manager” as the subject to reach us on or before January 31st, 2020.

 


Medlux International Hospital is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Medlux International Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under Kenya’s laws. 

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