Position title
Facilities Manager
Description

BUSINESS UNIT: GROUP OPERATIONS

ICEBOLETHU GROUP: HEAD OFFICE - DURBAN

REFERENCE NUMBER: IG/GOPS/PROP02/0424

 

Icebolethu Group is an Authorized Financial Service Provider FSP45714 and a Level 1 BBBEE Contributor is South Africa's second largest Funeral Assurance Group. Winner of the Standard Bank KZN - Top Brand award for 2022 provides a centre of excellence and a leading provider of dignified burial solutions.

 

The Facilities Manager is responsible for managing the Group’s property portfolio, planning and scheduling maintenance projects and managing all construction and shopfitting projects.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement an effective annual planned maintenance programme to ensure that all properties occupied by the Group are properly maintained and comply with Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • On a monthly basis, prepare the project plan together with budgeted costs for approval by the GCFO prior to plan implementation.
  • Create project timelines and research expected costs.
  • Identify and recommend properties for acquisition in line with Group and zoning requirements.
  • Work with the Group Procurement department to oversee the sourcing and engagement of external service providers in line with the Group’s Procurement Policy.
  • Provide oversight and management of internal team members and service providers contracted to execute maintenance and repairs and ensure all work is being performed within the agreed timelines and budget.
  • Maintain good working relationships with landlords, engage with them on repairs required and when leases are due for renewal.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records including keeping building plans and blueprints, lease agreements, service level agreements filed in proper order.
  • Respond to emergency requests for facility and equipment repairs.
  • Prepare monthly report to provide an overview of work completed in the month.
  • Project manage all construction, refurbishment and shopfitting projects.
  • Maintaining projects and compliance schedules including the Occupational Health and Safety and relevant by-laws and building regulations, such as re-zoning.
  • Implement the Group’s performance management system and cultivate high levels of staff performance and engagement within the Facilities’ team.
Qualifications
  • National Diploma or Degree in Civil/Construction/ Electrical/ Building related field.
  • Project Management Certification.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in building and maintenance management.
  • Knowledge of the Health and Safety Act, relevant building regulations and applicable SANS codes
  • Project management and planning skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical and equipment maintenance skills are essential.

All Short-listed applicants will be subjected to assessments, references, and credit checks.

Contacts

ICEBOLETHU EMBRACES THE PRINCIPLES OF THE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY ACT

CLOSING DATE:  26 April 2024.

 

INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST FORWARD A DETAILED CV; CERTIFIED COPIES OF QUALIFICATIONS AND ID DOCUMENT BY E-MAIL TO Recruit.Properties@Icebolethu.co.za  KINDLY ALSO INCLUDE A MOTIVATION OF HOW YOU MEET EACH OF THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE AND QUOTE THE REFERENCE NUMBER FOR THE POSITION.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • LATE APPLICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS WITH NO REFERENCE NUMBER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
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  • CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE LIMITED TO SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES.
  • IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 1 MONTH OF CLOSING DATE OF THE ADVERTISEMENT, PLEASE ACCEPT THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.
Industry
Insurance
Job Location
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Date posted
April 14, 2024
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