Maintenance Director

Children of the Promise

Cap-Haitien, Haiti

Full-time

Feb 7

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Description du poste:

The vision of COTP is a healthy, Christian home for every Haitian child. We seek to achieve this vision by serving families at-risk of separation through family preservation programs to keep families together and empower them for sustainable health and wellness. In addition, when a separation of child from family occurs, we pursue alternative family care for the child and provide temporary family-style residential care whenever needed.

The Maintenance Director will be responsible for overseeing, directing and managing the Facilities of COTP. This will include planning and implementing a strategic vision to meet the specific physical needs of COTP, managing and equipping a unified facility staff, orienting the department to the overall mission, managing resources, and promoting a commitment to excellence. The Maintenance Director must have a passion to serve others. The individual is expected to: be a team player; be self motivated; have a high attention to detail; be a hard worker; and be patient. The individual must be responsible with time and resources, as well as efficient and resourceful.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Management and development of facility staff:

-Recruiting, selecting, orienting new facility staff when necessary; training all facility staff; identifying and pursuing opportunities for facility staff development

Supporting a healthy work environment and supporting employee’s professional growth

-Providing accountability for facility staff through communication of their expectations, regular feedback, encouragement, evaluation, and disciplinary action when necessary; enforcing organizational policies and procedures

Strategic planning and outcomes:

-Initiate and set goals for maintaining facilities and equipment according to the strategic objectives of the organization

-Lead staff in the planning of facility maintenance and growth, setting goals and attaining milestones

-Lead regular monitoring and evaluation of maintenance activities, and devise strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of maintenance objectives.

-Develops maintenance systems and structures to provide clarity and support completion of objectives.

-Contribute to development of strategic planning for the organization

Financial stewardship and oversight of facilities:

-Prepare annual program budgets in collaboration with facility staff

-Regularly review expenses; initiate corrective actions when necessary

-Assist in seeking out and pursuing creative resource or support options

Partnerships and Community Engagement:

-Pursue and develop partnerships with community services and leaders that contribute to achieving the strategic objectives of the organization.

Other duties as assigned

Key areas of Responsibility:

Facility Maintenance: Oversee the maintenance of the entire COTP compound, including buildings and landscape, and power and communications systems.

Vehicles and Engines Maintenance: Oversee the maintenance of the COTP fleet of vehicles.

Security: Ensuring that the campus of COTP is secure and safe.

Project Management: Overseeing all small scale facility projects completed on our campus. This does not include any major construction projects.

Cleaning: Oversight of the cleaning of all common spaces on campus

Qualifications requises:

Position Skills and Qualifications:

Education: University degree in management or other applicable field (electrical, construction, auto mechanics) Additional certificates or trainings in related work is an asset.

Experience: The Maintenance Director position requires at least 3 years of work experience in management and oversight of facility maintenance or building construction. The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing, diesel and gas mechanic.

Competencies:

-Excellent organizational and leadership skills

-Thorough understanding of program management techniques and methods

-Strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness; strong communication skills

-Ability to coach and foster teamwork; ability to galvanize team around a common goal

-Ability to work well within a team; demonstrates humility and a team-first approach.

-Ability to work with other organizations for the benefit of God’s kingdom work.

Working knowledge of MS Word, Google Drive

Faith: Clearly expresses and demonstrates a lifestyle of living out their faith in Jesus Christ as their Savior.

Language: Fluent and a strong communicator in written and spoken Creole and English. Fluency in French is also a preferred asset.

Demonstrates a level of perspective and maturity as a result of their previous life experiences.

Complete and clear a criminal background check for working within a vulnerable sector.

A propos de Children of the Promise

Children of the Promise is a non-profit located in northern Haiti, near Cap-Haitien. Our mission is to provide excellent physical, spiritual, emotional, educational, and economic care for at-risk children and families in Haiti, empowering the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Our vision is a healthy, Christian home and family for every Haitian child. We seek to achieve this vision by serving families at-risk of separation through family preservation programs to keep families together and empower them for sustainable health and wellness. In addition, when a separation of child from family occurs, we pursue alternative family care for the child and provide temporary family-style residential care whenever needed.

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