Head of Facilities Management

Remuneration:Rand600000 - Rand790000 per year BasicSalary 
Benefits:Medical Aid & Pension Fund
Education level:Degree
Job level:Executive
Company:Ulwezi Consulting (Pty) Ltd

Job description

The HoF takes full responsibility for ensuring all diversity precincts, buildings, premises and offices are safe, clean, secure and well maintained.

Key areas of responsibility:
  • Facilitate the facility management strategy. Then implement and maintain.
  • Take full responsibility of all precincts, buildings, premises and offices and ensure they are well managed, clean, safe, secure and maintained.
  • Take full responsibility for all building staff (recruitment with HR, capacity and resourcing, scheduling, time and attendance, leave, morale, performance, discipline, training, development and mentoring, etc).
  • Manage all capital projects under R5m end to end.
  • Design and implement planned and preventative maintenance programmes for all assets and facilities.
  • Negotiate and manage all service level agreements.
  • Source, vet and manage all suppliers and contractors.
  • Establish and maintain The Client Asset Care Centre.
  • Ensure access to and from all Client managed facilities are managed optimally within the agreed strategy and take full responsibility over the access control and CCTV installations, hardware and maintenance.                
  • Take full ownership of the Client vehicle fleet.
  • Take full ownership of all tools, cleaning and security equipment, inventory and stores.
  • Take full ownership of the Pragma relationship.
  • Becomes the On-key Owner after successful implementation.
  • Manage the Occupational Health and Safety risks and compliance of all Client managed facilities.
  • Ensure all utilities and council infrastructure run optimally in all Client Managed Entities by assisting the utility department in determining and managing under/over recoveries, fault finding for problem buildings and by ensuring all electricity and water consumption is measured in buildings.                             
  • Take full responsibility for the building operations and facility management budget, expenditure and reporting.                      
  • Ensure compliance with management agreements.
  • Ensure all building inspections are carried out and reported on.
  • Implement focused improvement programmes.
  • Ensure that the Client Way is documented - all business processed and operating manuals. Ensure all staff sufficiently trained on these.
  • Chair and/or attend all relevant meetings.


  • High level of technical skills in the built, facility management and property management environment
  • Five to 10 years' experience in Building Operations, Property and/or Facility Management (essential)
  • Project management
  • Matric (essential)
  • Tertiary degree (advantageous)
  • Degree/diploma in Property Management and/or Operations (advantageous)
  • Computer literacy of MS Office, Excel (essential)
  • MDA and/or On-key experience advantageous

Posted on 06 May 08:33

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