Maintenance Manager

Website RAW Cargo Limited


A competent and experienced candidate is being sought by VS Cargo Limited to fill the role of maintenance manager, who will be reporting to the Managing Director. A Maintenance Manager will oversee RAW Cargo’s maintenance tasks, including the upkeep of offices, buildings, and estates, and oversee the construction works from time to time. His duties include scheduling and planning maintenance tasks, supervising Maintenance Workers, and responding to maintenance emergencies.



The location of the assignment will be at RAW Cargo Limited’s Head Office in Ndola, Zambia


  • System maintenance and system error fixing
  • Creating maintenance schedules and delegating tasks to team members
  • Conducting site inspections and identifying areas requiring extra maintenance work
  • Supervising maintenance workers and ensuring they follow safe work practices
  • Perform on-site repairs.
  • Scheduling contractors for major repairs as required.
  • Discuss maintenance concerns with the employer and communicate these to Maintenance workers.
  • Staying on-call and responding to emergency maintenance needs
  • Developing maintenance budget, hiring maintenance crew, and negotiating vendor contracts
  • Controlling and monitoring inventory
  • Coordinating work performed by outside vendors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Five Years of working experience in construction management or related field experience in maintenance
  • Technical understanding of electrical, Fabrication, bricklaying, and construction management
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills for scheduling Maintenance tasks and ensuring job completion, even during emergencies.
  • Attention to detail, ensuring maintenance tasks are not overlooked and minor site problems do not become major site problems.
  • A full Grade 12 School Certificate


  • You should have excellent management skills and can focus on various tasks and activities simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication, conversing, and coaching skills to develop healthy relationships with the maintenance staff, contractors, and service providers.
  • Interpersonal and people management skills for handling and managing various teams and personnel.
  • Ability to run, operate, and check various technical aspects of machinery, equipment, and buildings.
  • Superior problem-solving skills are a requirement to make sure all issues are resolved quickly and swiftly, thereby causing a minimum stoppage in general operations.
  • Time management skills are essential to make sure all maintenance tasks, activities, and schedules are met.
  • Knowledge of reliability measures, techniques, and best practices is a bonus.
  • You should have the ability to walk around, manually conduct inspections, and have a hands-on approach to maintenance management.
  • Depending on the location and organization, being bilingual can be a valuable skill.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities are a requirement to manage everything effectively.
  • Excellent planning skills are a plus to ensure the maintenance manager can prioritize maintenance tasks, activities, and programs, and set up workable maintenance schedules
  • The role is initially a two-year fixed-term contract but there is potential scope for this to be extended.

For all successful candidates, RAW Cargo Limited will undertake background security checks. As part of this, we will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status, and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.

If it sounds like something you’d be interested in, apply here!

[email protected] by 8th April 2024. Quoting the reference number above and Salary expectations

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