We are always looking out for skilled employees!

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice.


Career Opportunities Available


Posted: 22 August, 2018

Reporting to the Hospital Engineer – Plant the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others:

Main Duties

 Supervising the facilities team comprising plumbing, masonry, painting, upholstery and carpentry to achieve results in handling maintenance issues in the Hospital.

 Developing, supporting and coaching the team members to reach their targets and potential for better output.

 Regularly monitoring buildings and facilities and advise the Hospital Engineer - Plant on repair or maintenance requirements.

 Do a bill of quantities for civil works identified that require to be carried out by our contractors.

 Reviewing, checking and advising on contractor’s work plans to ensure that they are within reasonable timelines.

 Advising on construction materials and methods so as to meet expected standards and quality.

 Supervising facility works, refurbishment/upgrade activities and repair works and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality and allotted budgets.

 Identifying works / projects risks and create mitigations whilst ensuring applicable health and safety standards are maintained.

 Ensuring compliance with The Nairobi Hospital Engineering and Maintenance policies, procedures, processes and standards.

 Contributing in planning and designing of buildings and other Hospital facilities, including optimal utilization of space

 Assisting in Project management, including scoping of customer requirements, translating them into a drawing, providing and costing bills of quantities, participating in tender process, bid analysis and assist in preparation of contracts.

 Maintaining best practice engineering/building and works standards and ensure they are acceptable to the Hospital.

 Collaborating and giving input for implementation of three year multi annual maintenance plan for buildings and facilities for sustainability and proper planning

 Providing regular reports and progress reports by use of engineering project planning and monitoring tools.

Qualifications and skills

 Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent from a recognized University

 5 years’ experience in engineering related field

 Experience in maintaining facilities for an Hospital, Hotel, bank or service similar organizations

 Proven Experience in Engineering projects, contract management and contractor supervision.

 Conversant with local and international building standards

 Computer knowledge in Microsoft programs, including MS Project

 Knowledge and experience in AutoCAD and arch-cad as well as other engineering software will be an added advantage.

 Highly skilled person with an eye for details and quality

 Forward planning capability

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference and include your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees to: To be received not later than 30th August 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Think you could work with us?

Successful Applicants will be contacted