Opportunity Available!! Our well known client in the Business Development Sector is looking to employ a Senior Facilities Management Manager to join their dynamic team in East London.
Strategy and Governance:
Develop facilities management unit operational plans in line with the legislated requirements, and activities undertaken to ensure delivery.
Provide input to the development of organisational strategy and Corporate Plan.
Provide input into reviewing organisational activities and assist in recommending corrective actions if necessary.
Develop strategy and guidelines for standardised operating procedures
Oversee the implementation of business intelligence tools for effective facilities management.
Develop procurement strategy for facilities unit in line with SCM policies and procedures.
Implement controls within the section which minimize potential risk to stakeholders.
Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual reports are prepared accurately, maintained, and submitted timeously to all stakeholders.
Participate in management forums within the company, contributing expertise to enable sound decision- making.
Facilitate departmental communication through appropriate structures and systems.
Ability to analyse data sets for decisions making.
Facilities Management (controls and systems):
Develop facilities strategy, operational & maintenance plans, as well as facilities management processes and procedure manual.
Develop guidelines for prioritisation of planned and unplanned maintenance and implement facilities management standards and roll out plans.
Conduct needs analysis, design targeted interventions to build capacity to implement efficient property facilities management.
Conduct research to understand ways in which technology can be leveraged for added value.
Liaise with and support other colleagues within the unit to minimize conflicts and overlaps (clear demarcation of responsibilities) to ensure smooth operations and excellent service delivery.
Adhere to all the SCM processes when procuring for services/products, and proper management of service providers.
Identify potential risk within the section and implement mitigating measures.
Develop rights and obligations for Service Level Agreements in respect of all building related service providers.
Structure and negotiate complex transactions, guide resolutions regarding contractual issues, and finalise lease contracts.
Identify, develop and maintain real estate industry contacts at the company’s events and press conferences in order to create market awareness.
Facilitate the research and investigation necessary to maximise property rentals within the province.
Conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments for property rentals, record the findings and reduce risk to an acceptable level.
Develop annual maintenance budget, and monitor disbursements against deliverables carried out.
Manage and control the capital and operational budget of the Unit to ensure effective and efficient functioning within budgetary constraints of the company.
Evaluate the unit’s performance against the approved budget and addressing deviations/variances.
Authorise requisitions, payments, etc. regarding expenditure as delegated.
Sound planning and forecasting of capital expenditure within area of responsibility
Approve facilities and maintenance commitments / repairs submitted against approved budget.
Develop financial controls for payment and reimbursement of tenant expenditure.
Customer / Stakeholder Management:
Stakeholder engagement and regular interaction with local municipalities and relevant authorities for resolution of major utility issues.
Manage internal stakeholder engagement to inform facilities management planning and implementation approaches.
Network and collaborate partnerships by building key strategic relationships to enhance leveraging of available resources and market company’s property facilities management packages.
Gauge the performance of projects and recommend areas that need improvement and changes to achieve the desired/expected outcomes.
Monitoring and Reporting:
Manage projects effectively, instruct remedial action for variations and deviations.
Develop business processes for the unit to esure smooth and efficient operations.
Monitor the performance of facilities management unit expenditure against the approved budget.
Prepare and present reports detailing the status of expenditure and availability of funds for current and short-term interventions.
Identify and oversee continuous improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of facilities management.
Consolidate facilities management reports for adhoc and quarterly reports.
Monitor and ensure that set targets, milestones and deliverables are completed timeously..
Building a Professional Team:
Assign responsibilities and ensure effective task authorisation protocols are in place.
Implement staff development and training to enhance capabilities, competencies and achieve overall organisational objectives.
Develop and implement succession plans to ensure business continuity, as well as conducting coaching and mentorship to enhance capabilities and motivate staff for maximum productivity.
Adhere to employment equity and recruitment policies.
Manage the performance of direct and indirect reports in accordance with the company performance management policy and procedure.
Post Graduate degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Built Environment with relevant professional registration / Pr Eng / Pr QS / Pr Arch.
At least 8 years relevant experience of which 5 years should be in the built environment or facilities maintenance/management at middle management or senior consultancy level.
An in-depth understanding of facilities management, advanced project and maintenance management, sound understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and its application to the built environment; as well as working with multi-disciplinary teams is a pre-requisite.
(Kindly note this is a 5-year fixed term contract)
Staff Solutions is a bespoke recruitment agency founded in 2004,
with a national footprint. Our team provides both permanent and temporary
recruitment services to the majority of industries/sectors throughout South
Africa. We are open to international recruitment too. Staff
Solutions offers "old-fashioned recruitment ethics and values ", in
an advanced technological environment. We pride ourselves in keeping up
to date with technological advances, but still retain the personal touch with
both our clients and candidates. If you are a General Manager or a
General Worker, your application is important to us.