Chief Facilities Manager at a Hospitality Company – Nicole Sinclair

Nicole Sinclair Recruitment 2021

Nicole Sinclair – Our client, a Hospitality Company, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Facilities Manager


Location: Abuja (FCT)


  • We seek to hire a Chief Facilities Manager who will be responsible for the maintenance, upkeep and functionality of our buildings by conducting proactive and reactive maintenance.
  • The Chief Facilities Manager will also ensure that the facilitiesmeetlegal requirements and health and safety standards.


  • Supervise and organize all engineering activities
  • Perform quality control checks, ensuring the safety and effectiveness or reliability of the facility equipment
  • Organize preventive / corrective maintenance facilities and equipment, critical and non-critical alike
  • Prepare Annual Maintenance Plans
  • Submit monthly reports on the implementation status of the Annual Maintenance plan
  • Notify executive management on any needed changes and deviations in the maintenance plan and get approvals on adjustments that need to be made
  • Monitor the asset register to ascertain current equipment / assets in all apartments
  • Advise of phased replacements on a quarterly basis within a stipulated facility replacement budget
  • Prepare maintenance budgets on a monthly basis and ensure there is timely approval to mitigate unneeded break down
  • Protect and improve the value of the organization’s assets and ensure that building, machinery and systems meet or exceed their expected life cycle
  • Follow and maintain the site-specific preventive maintenance and work order program
  • Coordinate the in-house engineering team for regular repairs of any damaged equipment
  • Demonstrate improvement from previous performance; suggest areas of improvements for service and operating efficiency
  • Immediately recognize system performance deficiencies and respond to operational and emergency situations
  • Ensure the availability of an adequate inventory of tools and other supplies to operate the building
  • Organize administrative functions related to site operations, such as a work orders and maintenance activities, budgets, ordering supplies, etc
  • Oversee janitorial, cleaning and gardening
  • Conduct proactive, plumbing, carpentering, painting and swimming pool maintenance works
  • Oversee the routine cleaning of sewage systems, ensure the health and safety protocols are observed thoroughly
  • Work with the outsourced refuse disposal companies to ensure that all refuse are routinely emptied
  • Scheduling both internal and external fumigation the facilities
  • Supervise the maintenance of all generator’s
  • Schedule the washing of the diesel tank
  • Assist in the development of capital plans which would include planning for infrastructure upgrades, equipment replacements and building modifications to ensure the building’s future capabilities are maintained.
  • Manage contracted service work at the property, including understanding and developing the scope of service, bidding, awarding and administering the contract duties
  • Prepare comprehensive weekly plans for all scheduled jobs and allocate manpower as required.
  • Work with the Construction Managers on capital improvement construction projects
  • Ensure outsourced projects are properly supervised and signed off as completed
  • Ensure in-house projects are executed in line with approved plans and best practice
  • Monitor usage, servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers, firefighting equipment and the alarm systems
  • Collaborate with Guest Relations to innovatively develop and update emergency systems and procedures to ensure the health and safety of guests and the staff
  • Train staff on emergency procedures e.g. step by step use of fire extinguishers
  • Encourage and foster a team oriented environment through positive feedback
  • Train members of the department as appropriate in new processes and procedures while ensuring compliance
  • Develop power consumption plans and monitor implementation
  • Work closely on all required parties to minimize power outage to the facility
  • Explore alternate sources of power.

Competencies / Skills / Requirements

  • University Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) field a must; M.Sc Degree will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Outlook, Word, Excel and building automation systems.
  • 10+ years of general facilities management experience in a large facility or hotel.
  • 10+ years of project management experience in assets and maintenance.
  • Between 35-40 years of age.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills, verbally and in writing.
  • Able to understand the engineering design and operational aspects of the building systems and equipment.

Application Closing Date
27th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *