Estate and Transport Manager Job opportunity in Nairobi Kenya – International Schoocl vacancy 2013


An International School based in Nairobi is urgently looking for Estate and Transport Manager.
He / she will be in charge of the overall management of the in-house transport fleet and the maintenance Divisions.
The Estate division is responsible for the maintenance of our physical facilities which include: buildings, sports fields, gardens, pipes and cables, sanitation and upkeep of machinery – electrical, air conditioning, and mechanical.

It is also responsible for the supervision of outsourced services such as security, cleaning and construction of buildings.

He / she will also be responsible for supervising multimillion development projects either alone or in conjunction with architects / contacts.
The Estate and Transport Manager will be required to evaluate the conditions of E&T with a critical eye and take action to ensure the highest standards of professionalism and functionality.
The job is demanding and may require working extended hours, evenings or weekends depending on the functions taking place at the schools or emergencies which may arise.
Terms of Service and reporting
This is a two years renewable contract and the holder will report to the Finance Director
  • 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
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 350,000 – 400,000/= depending on experience
Deadline: 15th November 2013
Send your CV and cover letter to
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court,
Karen road, Karen
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job