British Council Hiring In Kenya

Sub Saharan Africa
Business Support Services
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade K
Vacancy Description
Location:Nairobi Salary:Kes 71,473 Pay Band :Ka Contract Period:Indefinite Terms:Must have the rights to work and live in Kenya Closing Date:22nd November 2017 at 23.59 UK Time
To assist the Facilities and Administration Manager and the Facilities and Administration Officer with the provision of maintenance services within the British Council office and residences.   This will involve acting as the first point of contact for repair and maintenance issues and ensuring that all identified repairs are logged, prioritised and actioned. This may involve completing the work directly or arranging through the Facilities and Administration Officer for an approved vendor to undertake the work.   To carry out a wide range of minor household repairs and odd jobs in the residences, office and garden to a high standard, in a workmanlike fashion and to the satisfaction of the client.
More details of this role in the attached role profile.

Main Accountabilities
Routine building repairs and maintenance and conducting health and safety checks – to maintain buildings to an acceptable standard. This might include internal decorating, changing light bulbs, unblocking drains, office and household tasks requiring access by ladder and basic repairs. To be responsible for leaving the site clean and tidy, removing debris etc
Ensure compliance with, and best practice against, relevant legislation, regulation, policies in order to secure organizational performance improvement and increased customer satisfaction.
To carry out regular checks and/or tests in accordance with established health and safety procedures.

Knowledge,Skills & Experience
Able to carry out maintenance work to a high standard. Knowledge of plumbing and electrical work. Demonstrate ownership of decisions and actions, seeing things through. Minimum of three years working as a handyperson or similar support role within a corporate environment.
Building maintenance, or experience of the building trade or extensive experience of home improvement.

Relevant qualification e.g. City and Guilds. Ability and willingness to undertake relevant training.

For further information,please check on the following:


BC Generic Skillls.pdf

BC Behaviours.pdf

Closing Date:22nd November  2017 at 23.59 UK Time

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