The Senior Facilities Manager coordinates and oversees the facilities management function across a portfolio of properties in the central region, which comprises Braamfontein and PTA, ensuring high standards of maintenance, security, health and safety, project management and services. The incumbent manages a team and implements and improves systems, procedures and operations to increase the value of the company’s assets (buildings) and meet the organisational mission of being a “well managed, leading provider of clean, safe and affordable accommodation”.
The job will require the incumbent to work though the December period, and from 15 November to 15 February no leave is granted. Being in the student accommodation space, we are always on 24 hours standby. Will be responsible for a portfolio of approximately 7 properties and will be senior to three facilities managers in the Johannesburg / Pretoria portfolio.
Implement and improve systems, procedures and operations to ensure that the buildings are kept to the highest standards of health, safety, security and maintenance;
Ensure that all buildings are clean, safe and well maintained and that all maintenance is completed to the required specifications and standards
Monitor Pest Control/washroom contracts;
Lift contracts and services;
Heat pumps and boiler systems well maintained;
IT systems (in terms of the biometric system/turnstiles and student internet);
Ensuring that the area around the building/s are clean and duly serviced in terms of refuse and service delivery.
Manage fault reporting via the Facilities and Building Managers and the maintenance system and the Maintenance department;
Drive Maintenance service delivery and turnaround times together with the Maintenance Operations Manager (MOM).
Report all water and electrical related matters in the precinct to the necessary City Service Departments;
Ensure the highest security standards are maintained in every building;
Manage the relationship with FDO Manager;
Through the key shop ensure compliance of the required keys for the building;