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  • Posted: Sep 27, 2022
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    The Beginning Roam was founded in 2017 just as electric mobility was taking off, when electric cars were just arriving on our streets. Roam vision is to make electric transport more accessible to a broader market by making the technology more cost efficient and simplifying deployment. The company focuses on all-electric conversion kits for fleet vehicles su...
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    Facility Manager

    About the role:

    We are looking for a Facility Manager who will be responsible for running our facility, making improvements to all areas of the facilities, keeping track of planned improvements, managing construction teams and overseeing projects. They will also be responsible for making decisions related to costs and timelines in guidance with the company budget and priorities. The ideal candidate must have over 5 years experience as a Facility Manager in a Production/Manufacturing company. Additional experience in managing Automotive facilities will be an added advantage.

    Our facility is both a high tech and busy environment with multiple projects overlapping and requiring very many different people, tools, power, space, support, and other elements. Our Facility Manager will need to manage and understand a greatly diverse set of sustaining projects and tasks.

    Key Duties and responsibilities:

    • Weekly reporting by compiling checks carried out in the week.
    • Track building upkeep as well as anticipated long- and short-term improvements and maintenance
    • Strategic input into the workshop, warehouse, storage, office, logistics processes, communications and internet, security, environmental, spaces, catering, and any other area essential to Roam company operations in Nairobi
    • Supervising facility team of staff across different divisions
    • Managing, leading, and dealing with emergencies as they arise
    • Compile and analyze monthly costs and advise on trends and areas of improvements.
    • Meeting timelines as per schedules to ensure contractual turnaround time commitments are achieved.
    • To get information from the managers on a regular basis on any issues and needs of their respective departments
    • Committee Secretary for the Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Committee, be a liaison member between the committee and the shop floor, arrange for the meetings, take minutes, maintain records, and transact/communicate with the relevant authorities, (DOSHS, NEMA, etc.) on issues relating to Safety, Health and Environment or any other government bodies as per requirement or (director’s) instructions.
    • Manage the maintenance of gardens, internal roads, and housekeeping of the external premises
    • Ensure good quality PPEs are procured & issued to all workers as per the requirements & OSH regulations. Keep a check on the PPEs Inventory vide the central stores.
    • Inspecting buildings’ structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations, (painting, etc.)
    • Allocation, design, and implementation of office space according to needs
    • Active liaison with the company style and concept team to work to ensure our facility is world class on many levels including safety, employee satisfaction, efficiency, inspiration for guests as well as staff


    • Must have relevant education experience
    • Must have at least 5 years work experience in manufacturing processes.

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