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Building Manager




The primary role of the Building Manager is to take full responsibility for and to ensure that the buildings under his responsibility are maintained in pristine condition. This is achieved by putting in place the Planned Maintenance Programme and responding timeously and efficiently to ad hoc repairs required.

The secondary role of the Building Manager is to facilitate communications between the Facilities Management department and the occupants and users of all the buildings, providing solutions for related problems

Primary Purpose of the Job

To assist and engage the Building Managers as well as support the property managers in the planning, management and monitoring of all aspects related to the management of the portfolio and inspection of work to ensure that quality standards are maintained or improved. Also to ensure strong customer relationships are built and expectations are met and managed

Key Performance Areas (KPA’s)

• Ensure effective business relations with tenants.
• Takes charge of all emergencies and ensures responsible back-up is available in order to take corrective action as necessary.
• Manage the outsourced service provider’s teams, including any specialized services team.
• Conduct regular inspections of the buildings.
• Implement and manage a planned maintenance schedule.
• Implements all maintenance and general procurement of materials and parts, schedules installations and oversees that such repairs are accomplished in a safe and timely manner.
• Manage any ad hoc repairs and maintenance as required.
• Take responsibility for the maintenance of all critical equipment in buildings.
• Implements all maintenance and general procurement of materials and parts, schedules installations and oversees that such repairs are accomplished in a safe and timely manner.
• Establish and maintain a safe, clean, attractive and effective environment for all employees
• Provide services and support in a high quality, cost-effective manner by motivating the maintenance workforce.
• Provide and maintain the necessary tools, materials and equipment for efficient and safe work.
• Maintains accurate records with regard to annual inspection of equipment and general preventative maintenance including rotational work assignment and over-time allowances and staff related matters.
• Demonstrate responsible management of budgetary resources.

The successful candidate is required to have a driver’s license and own reliable vehicle.
Job Specific Requirements

Job Knowledge:
• OHSA knowledge and its application
• General building maintenance
• Functional knowledge of procurement processes

Job-Related Skills:
• Computer literacy skills
• Speak, read and write English
• Time management skills – ability to prioritise own workload to meet deadlines
• Functional numeracy skills
• Problems solving skills
• People management skills
• Attention to detail
• Flexible work approach
• Valid Driver’s license
• Own transport

Job Experience:
• 3 years Building management or technical or similar experience

• Grade 12 (essential)
• Relevant technical/trade certification (desirable)

Competency Requirements:

• Reliable
• Safety Conscious
• Organising
• Technically Capable
• Manually Capable
• Communicating
• Quality Conscious
• Team Working
• Dynamic
• Cost Conscious

Number of vacancies: 1
Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
Years of experience: 3
Language(s): English
Availability for travel: Yes
Availability for change of residence: No



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