Overall Purpose

He/ she is responsible for managing and coordinating the following services: Hospital buildings maintenance and renovations, maintenance of hospital compound, water and sanitation, solid waste management, artisan works and supervision of hospital farm.   He/ she will identify areas requiring attention early enough and advice accordingly.


  • Oversee the upkeep and maintenance of all facilities under the Hospital; conduct regular inspections, identify repairs needed and prepare a detailed yearly maintenance program;
  • Implementation of facilities policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of all the facilities.
  • Oversee activities of contractors, and all other repairs and ensure work is done on time
  • Implement and comply with the recommendations of Health and Safety regulations and Occupational, Safety and Health Audit Reports at the Hospital
  • Prepare and present reports on a timely basis for approval
  • Develop a comprehensive preventive maintenance program
  • Oversee and monitor the work of staff that are part of the facilities management team
  • Inspects sites regularly to identify the needs and plan for necessary action
  • Prepare weekly and annual maintenance schedules and allocate work as per forecasted workloads
  • Supervise and train workers
  • Coordinate maintenance activities
  • Oversee all repairs and ensure work is done on time
  • Maintain all inventory and equipment and ensure proper storage
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations and practices on site
  • Conduct preventive maintenance activities
  • Conduct safety inspections as scheduled
  • Supervise Water and sanitation and repairs involved
  • Coordination of activities of the hospital farm
  • Coordinate proper management of solid waste
  • Supervise building and renovation works for the hospital
  • Advise management on areas requiring attention.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Projects Management from a recognized Institution.
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant experience in a busy reputable maintenance/technical department preferably in a Hospital setting.
  • Solid understanding of technical aspects of building trades, cleaning/ plumbing procedures, carpentry, masonry and electrical systems and general maintenance procedures.
  • Good understanding of health and safety procedures.
  • Exceptional ability to prioritize and perform maintenance tasks and repairs.
  • Working knowledge of record keeping and preparing maintenance schedules.
  • Experience taking inventory of maintenance materials and replacement parts.
  • Proficiency in working with budgets and advising on maintenance and repair costs.
  • Exposure in work order system will be an added advantage
  • Must be a mature practicing Christian.

Required Skills & Competencies

  • Good technical understanding of Hospital facilities.
  • Ability to write detailed reports.
  • Good verbal communication.
  • Exceptional organizing, planning, problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Team orientation.
  • Works well under pressure and beats deadlines
  • Computer literate
  • Time management skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Creativity and innovativeness

How To Apply

Candidates who meet above minimum requirements are requested to submit their applications and enclosing their detailed CV (with 3 referees), certificates, testimonials (including a letter from local Church Minister) so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer by 4 p.m on Friday 19th March 2021.

PCEA Chogoria Hospital

P.O. Box 35 – 60401