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5 Aug 2022

PermanentPosition for Facilities Manager Wanted At Midlands

Excellerate Property Services – Posted by JobPost24 Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Position for Facilities Manager Wanted At Midlands

Location: Midlands
Type of the job: Permanent
Company/Employer: Excellerate Property Services
Job Title: Position for Facilities Manager Wanted At Midlands


Vacancy Details

Main purpose / objective of the position:

  • With specific reference to OHS, implement systems and procedures to ensure:
  • all machinery are suitable for the purpose for which they are used;
  • that they are installed, operated and maintained (including any safety equipment) in such a manner as to prevent the exposure of persons to hazardous conditions or circumstances;
  • all exposed and dangerous parts of machines, within normal reach of persons, be effectively safeguarded;
  • machines are only operated by persons who have been authorised and who are fully aware of the dangers attached thereto and are conversant with the precautionary measures to be taken or observed to obviate such dangers;
  • effective precautionary measures are developed and implemented to protect persons whilst performing maintenance, cleaning or adjustment work;
  • any prescribed statutory inspections and/or tests be performed by a competent person
  • the records in this regard are kept and maintained; and that any machine which threatens the safety of any person be stopped immediately.
  • should any faults or defects be discovered; this must be reported to the General Manager -Section 16(2), immediately and if this fault or defect poses an immediate danger to any person you will arrange for the particular machine to be switched off and locked out
  • In addition to manage operational activities of the asset. Inspection/technical assessments of buildings and equipment, management and control of service- and maintenance contractors, management and control of tenant installations and execution of building relevant activities as predetermined by General Manager. Responsible for health and safety at the centre.
  • In addition to manage operational activities of the asset. Inspection/technical assessments of buildings and equipment, management and control of service- and maintenance contractors, management and control of tenant installations and execution of building relevant activities as predetermined by General Manager. Responsible for health and safety at the centre.
  • To plan, direct, coordinate and budget, either personally or through subordinate personnel, all activities concerned with the operational infrastructure and operational management of the asset, including building construction and repairs, air-conditioning, electric and electronic equipment, PV systems, plumbing and civils, cleaning, fire equipment, hygiene equipment, landscaping, parking, pest control, safety and security, smoke ventilation and waste Management services. Management of utilities and improvement of utility costs and consumption. Management of all sustainability requirements for the asset. Ensure Procurement processes are properly governed and managed. Management of tenant churn processes like vacating and tenant installations etc
  • This role will be reporting the General Manager and manage to full facilities spectrum on the expense side of the asset. He/She will be technically focused on the technical systems in the asset while he/she will via subordinates ensure all building services elements and operational management issues such as Security and Cleaning etc. is managed by the relevant staff.

Candidate Requirements

  • Decision making authority:
  • Experience / Education:
  • Minimum Requirement: A graduate engineer with at least two years’ post-graduate practical experience in the operation and maintenance appropriate to the class of machinery he is required to supervise and who has passed the examination on the Act and the regulations made thereunder, held by the Commission of Examiners in terms of regulations E5 (2) of the regulations published under Government Notice R.929 of 28 June 1963, or is a certificated engineer.
  • Ideally has a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Facilities / Operations / Technical Management. Holds a minimum qualification B degree in Mechanical or electrical engineering [heavy current]. Preferably has a tertiary Facilities Management diploma, OHS knowledge.
  • Must have very good knowledge or experience in HVAC / Electrical and other building systems. Will take health and Safety responsibility for the site. Experience in maintenance management is required.

Skills required:

  • Quality/standards awareness and implementation, SLA contract management, Project
  • Management, Procurement management, Utilities Management, Co-ordination Skills, Business Writing Skills, Financial / Numeracy Skills, Maintenance management, Call & Query Analysis, Computer Literacy – MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook),

Knowledge required:

  • Knowledge of lease conditions including house rules, knowledge of housekeeping principles, Advanced technical knowledge, knowledge of Company policies and procedures, Administration principles and reporting, Working knowledge of statutory requirements, Knowledge of cost budgeting and control. Must have a good knowledge of the OHS Act.

Competencies required:

  • Customer & Quality focus, Methodical, Teamwork and Co-operation, Problem solving & Decision making, Financial & Business Acumen, Communication (on higher level); Tolerance for Stress, Assertive, Drive and Productivity

Major drivers of work volume:

  • Grading and complexity of buildings; Tenant and customer profile; Level of Mechanical / Electrical Complexity; Health and Safety and sustainability practice complexities Management complexity & intensity.

Interface / relationships with:

  • Internal: Centre Manager, Ops Manager, utility administrator, OHS officer, Lease Administrator, Debtors Administrator, Handyman
  • External: Contractors, Consultants, Landlord, Tenants, Community, Council.

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