Senior Maintenance Supervisor


Overall Job Purpose

The Senior Maintenance Supervisor’s primary purpose is to oversee the daily maintenance of KTDC houses and properties. They will collaborate and support the KTDC leadership team in the development and delivery of the Corporation’s Town Development Vision and Strategy.

Specific Job Responsibility
  • Provide reports and keep record of all activities of the current and planned maintenance activities
  • To support the introduction, review and update of the Maintenance Policy Statement
  • To provide technical and leadership support and clearly communicate identified strategic objectives and manage their delivery
  • Provide monthly activity report on issues associated with maintenance services
  • Responsible for site safety and conducting of regularly scheduled safety meetings with entire staff & toolbox trainings for local contractors and KTDC maintenance staff
  • Provide liaison between the maintenance section and KTDC sales office in all matters related to housing and or property maintenance
  • Ensure that all maintenance works are carried out to a high standard
  • Correspond with various KTDC sections to ensure that inspections, and standards are met according to a strict KTDC level
  • Develop beneficiary’s ability to adopt improved techniques and methodologies associated with maintenance programs
  • Be an ambassador of Kalumbila Town Development Corporation
  • Perform any other duties that may be required from time to time
Job Specific Competencies
  • Strong technical knowledge of all building systems
  • Knowledge of health & safety practices and regulations
  • Understanding of budgeting and performance management
  • Excellent planning and leadership abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Quality Assurance (QA) and Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) standards
  • Interpret drawings, and manage BOQ quantities on site
  • Computer savvy
Key Job Attributes
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Be diligent, have integrity, be hardworking and honest
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Be independent and responsible
  • An eye for detail
  • Must be fluent in both English and Lunda (Kikaonde considered)
Qualifications & Experience required to perform in this job
  • Candidate must have a relevant qualification in Building Science, Construction Management or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ progressive experience working in the construction sector at supervisory level
  • Working knowledge of project management
  • Evidence of working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Light vehicle license (up to 3 ton)

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