African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Recruits Maintenance Engineer

An International Financial Institution with Headquarters in Lagos (Nigeria), Six

Regional Offices ml Casablanca (Morocco), Nairobi (Kenya), Abidjan (Côte

d’lvoire), Port Louis (Mauritius), Lagos (Nigeria) and Cairo (Egypt), as well as

a subsidiary Company in Johannesburg (South Africa), owned by 42 member States

of the African Union (AU), the African Development Bank (ADD), the IFC

(International Finance Corporation), the DEG (German Development Finance

Institution), the FMO Dutch private sector financing company), PROPARCO

(Subsidiary of the Agence Française de Développement) and 107 insurance and

reinsurance companies.


African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) is recruiting to fill the Following



Job Title: Maintenance Engineer


A. Main Duties/ Responsibilities:

To ensure optimum performance of facilities in the Headquarters bussing and

Management residences all year round.


B. Detailed Duties/Responsibilities

Ensure maintenance agreements are executed and renewed periodically for all

equipments and machinery in the HQ building and Management residences

Monitor and ensure prompt routine and planned maintenance of all equipments

and facilities are carried as per the schedule of maintenance

Ensure optimal and satisfactory performance of key facilities in the

Corporation buildings eg lifts, generators, borehole/treatment plants. etc

Ensure timely execution of reported unplanned maintenance faults within

reasonable period

Supervise and ensure all maintenance works in the HQ building and Management

residences are executed to the best engineering standard and to the

satisfaction of the end users

Keep and update quarterly a schedule of prices of goods and services for use

in vetting contractors/ suppliers bills for maintenance works.

Participate in the yearly inventory of the Corporation assets, supervise the

tagging of new assets and ensure assets movement / disposal forms are duly

executed and the records kept

Ensure bills for service providers and maintenance works executed are

processed within 48 hours of receipt

C. Key Performance Indicators

Supervision of facilities mi the HQ building & Residences

Adherence to Planned Maintenance schedule by Service providers

Record keeping of Asset movement and disposals in HQ building and Residences

Sourcing and updating of quarterly schedule of market prices of goods and

services relating to maintenance

Prompt processing of bills submitted by Contractors for maintenance works


D. Technical Competencies

Apply the principles arid understanding by preparing a tire safety strategy

for commercial building

Carry out relevant negotiations to provide solutions to issues affecting both

owners and occupiers of real estate

Provide evidence of reasoned advice, write and present reports on maintenance


Implementation of the procurement mutes selected for projects and carrying

out tendering and negotiation processes relevant to them.

Apply the principles of property management to provide solutions to issues

affecting both owners arid occupiers of real estate.

Apply knowledge and understanding by using an existing process to manage

suppliers to ensure that the cost and quality of the service received meets

organizational requirements.

Assess the condition of housing, prepare reports and cost estimates. Advise

On obtaining funding and prepare contracts in relation to the work programmes.

Ability to apply knowledge to analyze data and assemble it for use in a


Application of the practical requirements and monitoring of waste facilities.

Knowledge of the use of the various standard forms of contract at project

level, including the implications and obligations that apply to the parties to

the contract.

Involved with the insurance of construction and/or property related matters

E. Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Applicants should hold:

First degree (or equivalent) in Building, Civil, Mechanical or Electrical

Engineering with bias for Building Services

Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience

Membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage


Additional professional qualifications would be an added advantage.

Knowledge of preparation of bill of quantity would be an added advantage

Bilingualism /English/French) would be an added advantage.

F. Additional Requirements for Candidate for this Position:

Applicants nest be:

National of member States of Africa Re;

Not more than 32 years old;

G. Other Information

Salary and other conditions of service are competitive and comparative to what

is obtainable in similar organizations.


Application Closing Date

5th March, 2013


Method of Application

Interested candidates for the position of Maintenance Engineer are requested to

visit the Africa Re website at

Click here to apply onlione

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