Industrial Facilities Manager - Cape Town Verfied

Salary Negotiable Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 15-12-2021 10:54:02 AM
21-01-2022 7:06:04 AM
Our client, the leader in property management in South Africa, seeks to appoint a Facilities Manager who will manage a team of Industrial Building Managers. The successful incumbent will have a minimum of 5 years facilities management experience with sound people management experience.
Our client seeks an individual with strong problem solving abilities and sound technical acumen across all aspects of building management. Being results orientated and able to function effectively within a high pressure environment, is an essential requirement in this role.

• A minimum of 5 years technical facilities management experience.
• A relevant technical qualification will be advantageous.
• A solid understanding of all aspects of building management.
• Knowledge and understanding of leasing agreements and accounting principles is a prerequisite
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail orientated.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• The ability to develop sound relationships with clients and suppliers.
• Strong people management skills.
• Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates based on the equity requirements of our client.

• Assist Building Managers within the Industrial portfolio with Budget/Capex to ensure all costs are in accordance with budgetary guidelines.
• Prepare quarterly Capex projections / budgets.
• Manage electrical, air conditioning and plumbing surveys on an annual basis.
• Review contractors yearly performance sessions and enter into negotiations when required.
• Maintain a firm control of inventory of company assets.
• Manage 5 year maintenance plan for all buildings in the portfolio.
• Hold monthly budget meetings with Building Managers.
• Ensure compliance of OHSAct and also ensure documentation is up to date.
• Effectively co-ordinate and report on contractor SLA’s.
• Conduct weekly meetings with Building Managers on site.
• Approve / Authorise and motivate Capex expenses.
• Maintain regular contact with tenants and assist Building Managers in the event of problematic areas
• Continuous follow-up with Building Managers on outstanding tasks and Action List.
• Implement SLA’s with Procurement Department.
• Conduct routine facilities inspections of properties.
• Ensure that maintenance aspects are properly serviced and maintained at the highest standards; cleaning, security, air-conditions, gardens, fire prevention etc.
• Ensure electrical infra-red survey deficiencies are done as per condition survey.
• Manage evacuation procedure & program.
• Investigate every aspect of technical operations.
• Introduce and manage lifecycle planning of technical aspects ie; air conditioning, replacement etc.
• Manage tenant vacancy inspection reports.
• Ensure that decisions made in terms of refurbishments are practical and low maintenance.
• Provide on-going support to Building Managers.
• Investigate and improve on operational systems ie; building management systems, facilities operational procedures etc.