Head, Technical Engineering

January 11, 2022

Job Description

Knight Frank

Knight Frank – Founded in 1896 and headquartered in London, UK, Knight Frank is one of the world’s leading independent real estate consultancies.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Technical Engineering
Location: Lagos

Technical Audit of Facilities in all managed properties to identify and close technical and manpower capacity gaps
Development and implementation of Technical Engineering standard operating procedure for all managed properties
Quality assurance of all facility management equipment and services
Develop and institute Health and Safety policy in all managed properties


Performs audit of facilities in all managed properties to identify technical gaps, make recommendations to close gaps and implement action plan
Conduct regular risk assessment of all facilities and eradicate all identified risks
Develop and implement maintainance schedule for assigned properties
Conduct proactive preventive checks on all facilities in order to avoid downtime
Institute health and safety culture in all managed properties through policy development and implementation and regular training of all technical staff
Review and advise on quotes sent in by Contractors. Conduct regular market survey to keep abreast of cost of technical equipment and parts
Manage technical team, vendors and contractors to ensure they deliver on repairs, renovations and maintenance contracts
Oversees and conducts regular training for all technical staff
Advise on technical manpower requirement and recommends competent technical staff as required in all properties
Manage and supervise all renovations and refurbishments activities on properties
Prepare reports on maintenance, repairs, safety and other occurrences for line manager and other relevant staff

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering from a reputable higher Institution
Minimum of 10 years hands-on experience of mechanical and electrical maintenance, repairs and installation of Generators, building wiring and other facility equipment
Technical knowledge of building services (Mechanical, Engineering, Plumbing)
Sound knowledge of equipment parts and functions
Sound knowledge of equipment market and rates of equipment parts
Ability to develop good working relationships with staff, vendors, contractors and clients
Well organised and have excellent spoken and written communication skills, as well as customer and client management skills.
Problem-solving skill
Smart negotiation skills
Ability to make quick judgement and spontaneous decisions
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to manage people and pressure

Systems & IT competence:

MS Word
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint
MS Outlook

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

To apply for this job please visit jobs.knightfrank.com.


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