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Senior Manager, Facilities Management – Reference SMSMFM

Main job function 

  • Responsible for the execution and management of the facilities management function in line with strategic mandate.
  • The role focusses on strategy and governance, facilities management, contract management, budget management, customer/stakeholder management, monitoring and reporting, and building a professional team.
  • Be responsible for overseeing the Facilities Management portfolio which includes driving and managing functions relating to preventative property maintenance; ad hoc property maintenance; internal infrastructure operations (water, electricity, etc.); installation and maintenance of fixtures; effective facilities management of organisational environment and immediate external environment and parameters; office premises cleaning, fumigation services and occupational health and safety services; procurement and contract management relating to security services; and interventions relating to emergency action response approval and associated repairs.
  • Overseeing and driving pre planning which includes assessment of the condition of facilities, determination of required works, costing and recommendations for inclusion of the same in budget processes, preparation of specifications for the required repairs & maintenance, monitoring of the performance of service providers and authorisation of payments.
  • On an annual basis to develop and ensure implementation of maintenance plans as well as reporting to the relevant structures.


  • A Degree in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Architecture and a relevant post graduate qualification or professional registration with a relevant built environment professional body.
  • 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 skills, 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.

  A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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