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Job for Facilities Managered at a Facilities and Property Management Firm


Human Resource Specialists Limited – Our client, JHI is a top provider of facilities and property management services in Nigeria with an incredibly dynamic and forward-thinking culture, has engaged to source for top talents to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Facilities Manager
Ref No: FMJH 2016 
Location: Lagos 

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will oversee activities of service and maintenance contractors and staff, and the execution of building related activities as determined by the Senior Facilities manager.
  • He/she will establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with tenants and service contractors; assist to co-ordinate repairs, revamps and tenant installations; and carry out inspections and general building maintenance.
  • The position holder will be required to be available on call (standby) 24-hours.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and support facilities in a timely and effective manner to include all repairs and administrative tasks.
  • Provide a high quality service to clients based on agreed service standards.
  • Maintain and manage budget assuring expense control in strict accordance with financial policies and procedures.
  • Provide reports to supervisor on the design and operation of building services and systems.
  • Prepare and execute methodical Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) schedules to ensure minimum down time of equipment and facilities.
  • Maintain the structure and fabric of all facilities in line with appropriate building regulation.
  • Keep inventory of all equipment, appliances and assets under company’s care.
  • Liaise with colleagues in the development of FM service contracts and works contracts in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Manage building security to ensure safety and security of premises.
  • Liaison with various regulatory agencies to obtain appropriate valid certificates, licenses and permits.
  • Put forward suggestions to improve service standards and quality.
  • Produce detailed and accurate description of parts needed for maintenance, and submit for approval.
  • Ensure that all repairs are carried out in line with company’s laid down guidelines and processes.
  • Work in full compliance with all Health Safety & Environment (HSE) guidelines and regulations.
  • Act as on-site project manager, and manage tenant installations as needed.
  • Manage and lead staff, and manage professional relationships with external contacts.
  • Work as an effective team member, anticipate and ensure tasks are completed.
  • Ensure that staff behavior and conduct conform to company values and philosophy.
  • Ensure each assignment/task is delivered in a timely and effective manner.
  • Keep supervisor apprised of matters relating to Facility in a timely manner.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, or any other related field.
  • Possession of Facilities Management certification is desirable.
  • Six years of directly related facilities management experience in property management.
  • Three years of experience working in the electrical/mechanical or technical field.
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in MS office Suite, Nicor / MDA / SAP, and Dbase management.
  • Excellent ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing, and present reports.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of lease agreements and conditions, and house rules.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of company policies & procedures, administration principles and reporting.
  • Proven record of managing diverse and complex sites, and technical knowledge of building services.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of cost budgeting and control.
  • Working knowledge of relevant health and safety statutory requirements.
  • Demonstrable ability to network, and negotiate agreements, contracts, supplies, etc.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and relationship management skills.
  • Must possess all regulatory and mandated licences such as a valid driver’s licence.
  • Strong people management and leadership skills.
  • Team player with strong ability to work collaboratively and superb ability to interact with clients in a professional manner
  • Strong ability to plan, coordinate, and organize projects, and ability to make quick decisions and solve problems.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to work under pressure, and accurately work to meet deadline.
  • Persistent, resilient and resourceful demonstrating a positive can-do attitude at all times.
  • Reliable, dependable, and able work diligently with the uttermost level of integrity.
  • Analytical with excellent critical thinking skills, and strong ability to listen, understand, and ask smart follow-up questions.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV/resume to:jobs@HRSNG.com  referencing Vacancy FMJH 2016 in the subject line.  Only candidates we deem qualified will be shortlisted and contacted so Please no Calls or Email.

Deadline: 1st October, 2016.

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