Job Summary

The African Talent Company seeks qualified candidates to fill this role for a client in Nigeria

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 7 years

Job Description


Due to the expansion of our organization requires the service of a Group Facilities Manager (GFM), who will be responsible for managing the group’s current facilities and be part of the
development committee overseeing current and future projects of the organization.
The individual will be responsible for upholding and improving the dynamic business environment.
Integrating and deploying best practices and technology in the management of our facilities 
The individual will manage and develop services and processes that support the core business of the organization.
The GFM will stimulate and uphold best practices for maximum efficiency and ensure a suitable working environment is attained for the company’s staff, tenants, vendors, contractors, visitors and their activities.
The successful candidate will be involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations of assets, processes and systems, particularly in relation to the physical assets and premises, both technical and  non-technical, drafting and implementing procedures for systems within the differe080nt facilities operated and managed by the Landmark Group The GFM will also play a vital role in the delivery of the core  function of the role to different stages in the development life cycle advocating and implementing  innovative solutions for superior management of assets, upholding sustainability and improving the ecosystem where we operate 
The likely areas of responsibility include:
Building maintenance and operations
Health and Safety Systems procedures, development and implementation
Technical understanding of Electrical, HVAC, ELV, Lifts, Mechanical Systems within facilities
Good understanding of procurement and contract management
Security management administration
Space management: Planning, Scheduling and Parking Management
Utilities and communications infrastructure
Vendor Management
Janitorial Services
Project Management
Facilities Software Management
Data Metrics and Management
Communication with management and investors
Compliance and regulatory knowledge
Designing Systems and writing procedures, Etc.
Responsibilities
Manage the Group’s facilities to preserve and improve all physical assets and systems
Be part of the project development team to plan, develop and implement future projects and the
physical facilities backbone to manage the assets
Advice the project design team on best practices to achieve efficient sustainable buildings that
meet global environmental and functional standards
Improve the dynamic business environment of the Landmark Group by implementing seamless
technological tools to address the varying challenges in the Landmark Ecosystem.
Prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors and oversee tender process to choose
dependable and cost-efficient contractors
Project manage, supervise and coordinate the work of contractors
Collate reports and present same to management and investors, periodic reporting to the board.
Plan for future development in line with strategic business objectives
Manage and lead change management to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
Direct, coordinate and plan essential services such as security, maintenance, janitorial services,  waste disposal and recycling 
Ensure buildings meet health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with federal,  state and local legislation 
Keep staff, tenants, contractors, visitors, vendors who are within and around our facilities  safe 
Plan best allocation and utilization of space and resources for Landmark buildings, or reorganizing of current premises
Check that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and follow up
on any deficiencies
Coordinate and lead one or more teams to deliver on various areas of responsibility
Use performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement
Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences. 
Build and maintain good relationships with clients, tenants, vendors, contractors and sundry
Liaise with community associations, regulatory bodies, security agents to maintain a mutually beneficial relationship
Management of training and re-training of the team under the GFM
Introduction of new ideas knowledge and practices to improve the standard, consumer primary activities and protect the associated investments
Core Policy Responsibilities
Safety and Security Policy
Health and Safety Policies
Contractor management
Environment Policy
Risk Assessment
Quality Control
Qualifications
Candidates with a background in any of the listed field of study at undergraduate and postgraduate level  can apply. 

Candidates with professional certifications in Facilities and project management have a  leverage. 
Building Management  Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering  Construction Management 
Facilities Management
Project Management or related fields  Entry without a degree in the above listed areas of study but with requisite applied and professional 
qualification, skills and experience are also eligible to apply.
Skills
The individual will need to demonstrate:
Interpersonal, relationship-building and networking skills
Procurement and negotiation skills
The ability to multitask and prioritise workload
Confident decision making
Time management skills
Project management skills
The ability to draw information from various sources, including people and make useful deductions
Record keeping and tracking
Clear and concise writing skills and the ability to handle long and complex documents
Teamwork skills and the ability to lead and motivate others
IT skills
A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work.
Work experience required
Minimum of 7 to 10 years requisite experience managing facilities and building and not less than
3 years in a management role managing the facilities, Candidate should state building(s) managed
and roles in the building(s) managed
Knowledge and experience of facilities management tools and procedures. Experience in the management of mixed-use buildings and Grade A buildings will be deemed an advantage.
Expectations
The GFM may be:
Required to work at different premises
Long-term projects may demand flexibility or relocation.
The work can be pressured at times, particularly when working to tight budgets or when emergencies arise.
There are good opportunities for overseas travel and possible posting for those with experience.
Managing difficult clients
Decision making and risk taking
Remuneration
Competitive Industry Standard


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