Job title: Maintenance Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Hospitality
Salary type: Monthly
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Mozambique, Benguerra
Job published: 12/01/2023
Job ID: 30966
Contact name: Cecile Pieters
Contact email:

Job Description






Crawford & Carruthers Inc. is searching for a maintenance manager to oversee all maintenance on A Luxury Property in Mozambique.


The successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, and still operate effectively.

The maintenance manager must be self-motivated and willing to share information and teach others.

All maintenance on the property falls within this scope - plumbing, electrical (domestic + high voltage),

refrigeration, buildings, carpentry, waste management, water plant, boats, cars, tractor, trailers,

quad bike, generators, and projects.

Valid driver’s license required and must know how to drive a tractor.




·*Ensure maintenance issues in guest areas and rooms are attended to immediately

· *Ensure preventative maintenance plans are in place

· *Management of maintenance team

· *Management of security team

· *Manage stock control system

· *Manage budgets and communicate any unforeseen costs

· *Sourcing of maintenance parts through local channels

· *Fuel and fleet stats management


· *Ensure stores and stocks are controlled

· *Negotiate the best prices and spot check agreements

· *Control the expenditure and manage the budgets to remain within the limits agreed on with

management. Logistics is a big part of this roll and needs to be properly planned

· *Report on and justify all expenditure


· *Ensure that all staff are trained in their areas of responsibility and

· *Manage performance through feedback and annual performance appraisals

· *Recruit and induct new staff in conjunction with HR

· *Identify training needs within the maintenance department

· *Keep an attendance register

Stock and Tools: 

· *You will endeavor to keep a par stock of spares that will allow you to effect emergency and other

repairs efficiently

· *The care for and purchase of tools and other equipment in your department will be your


· *Ensure that tools and spares are neatly stored and packed away

· *Perform a stock take of tools quarterly and report any shortfalls to the management



* Must have at least 5 years’ experience as a Maintenance Manager in a similar sized operation

* Extensive experience with the maintaining and repairs of desalination plants and industrial

 generators (250kva), as well as experience with - Plumbing, Sewage treatment systems, water

treatment systems, Out Board engines, solar, electrical – light and heavy current, refrigeration,

building and general maintenance

*Mozambique experience would be highly advantageous

* Knowledge of vehicle mechanics and management

*Knowledge of Portuguese would be advantages.

*Ability to operate MS Excel and provide operational reports