Facilities Manager - CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD EXCELLERATE (JHI), Johannesburg

  • Johannesburg
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Real Estate
  • Posted by CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD EXCELLERATE (JHI) on Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Reference: Exc|AttX
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 14 Days left

Vacancy Details


Position title: Facilities Manager Position reports to: Facilities Manager Business Unit: Facilities Management (AttX)

Main purpose / objective of the position: To oversee activities of service- and maintenance contractors and staff, execution of building related activities as predetermined by the Senior Facilities manager. Establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with tenants and service contractors; assist to co-ordinate repairs, revamps and tenant installations; carry out inspections and general building maintenance. The incumbent is required to be on 24 hour standby

Decision making authority: Decisions are based on knowledge of theory and systems. Required to choose from a limited array of routines or rules at his/her disposal. Works within specific prescribed policies and guidelines which includes:

1) Procure building services

2) Issues order for maintenance work

3) Recommendation for the termination of service contracts

4) Decision making in emergency situations

5) Compliance of facilities to OHSA & other statutory requirements

6) Approval of standard services rendered

Experience / Education: Minimum qualification Diploma in Facilities Management (ideally a Degree in Facilities or property related studies); Electrical Mechanic background and Technical Skills would be a recommendation; minimum of 6 years experience in Facilities Management

Skills required: People Management, Budgeting and Financial Management; IT Literacy - MS Office, MS Excel, Nicor / MDA / SAP; database; Negotiation; Planning, Co-ordination and Organising; Networking; Drivers License.

Knowledge required: Knowledge of lease conditions including house rules, knowledge of housekeeping principles, Advanced technical knowledge, knowledge of Company Policies & Procedures, Administration principles and reporting, Working knowledge of statutory requirements, Knowledge of cost budgeting and control.

Competencies required: Team Leadersip, Customer & Quality focus, Methodical, Problem solving & Decision making, Communication; Tolerance for Stress, Financial & Business Acumen, Drive & Productivity

Major drivers of work volume: Geographical spread of buildings; Grading and complexity of buildings; Tenant and customer profile; Level of Mechanical / Electrical Complexity; Management complexity & intensity.

Interface / relationships with: Internal: Senior Facilities Manager,

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