Senior Facilities Manager - Cape Town

Are you a Senior Facilities Manager looking for a new exciting challenge? We have a great job opportunity for you to join a non-profit property company in Cape Town. You will act as a specialist support to Portfolio, Property and Facilities Managers by advising on facilities management in residential and commercial properties to ensure improving standards and efficiencies as well as asset preservation. Does this job seem like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Facilities Manager in Cape Town:

- Commission regular building condition audits
- Develop 5-year long-term capital maintenance plan for the company which is nuanced for each portfolio in the group
- Recommend property life-cycle plans
- Develop and manage life-cycle plans on relevant technical systems (HVAC, lifts etc.)
- Analyze and review building condition reports from Property Management team and update the five-year and annual maintenance plans to respond to emergent problems
- Analyse all health and safety incident reports by property management team and update the five-year and annual maintenance plans to respond to emergent problems
- Review and recommend approval of proposed property alterations to existing rental property stock
- Conduct periodic surprise inspections to ensure properties are optimally maintained
- Ensure property maintenance achieves the agreed standards for each portfolio
- Act as custodian of all property manuals
- Investigate and recommend improvements to building maintenance operational systems
- Monitor, research and make recommendations to improve the environmental sustainability of properties through the introduction of green or efficient technologies, methodologies, materials, systems, practices, fixtures and fittings etc.
- Monitor and research trends in facilities management and introduce appropriate best practices

Requirements for this Senior Facilities Manager job in Cape Town:

- Matric with a relevant tertiary qualification in engineering or building science etc.
- 10 or more years’ experience in facilities management (of which at least 3 years at a supervisory level)
- Experience in operations management and financial management
- Experience in developing and implementing risk management programs and strategies
- Experience with contract management
- Knowledge of the property industry
- Knowledge of relevant building codes and legislation including SANS, Municipal by-laws, Occupational Health and Safety Act
- A sound understanding of all aspects of building and facilities management
- A track record in successfully delivering projects against time, cost and quality targets
- A valid driver’s license and own transport

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