•Oversees the coordination of office relocation to new premises, building space allocation and layout, communication services, and facility expansion.
•Develops budgets and schedules facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labour materials and other related costs.
•Advises management on analysis of the demand/forecasts on office space, work tools, facilities, maintenance and other procurement needs of the different office locations and departments
•Develops, reviews and negotiates with contractors in conjunction with the legal department to ensure value for money and minimise liability exposures
•Supervises essential central services as janitorial, security, canteen, landscaping, waste disposal, repairs and maintenance and other office services in order to provide the building occupants a positive and conducive environment.
•Inspects construction projects as well as prepares project status report for property owners and CEO/GMD
•Procures and manages contractors as well as follow up on any deficiencies or project overruns
•Initiates planned maintenance programs for a variety of office equipment and real estate properties.
•Conducts regular periodic fire and life safety inspections and manage the Health Safety and Environment plans to ensure that facilities comply with legislation
•Responds appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences
•Sound knowledge and experience of project management, facility management, health & safety management with strong hands on experience in procurement, negotiation and management of contracts/properties and facilities. Success in this role demands sound judgment, assertiveness, initiative, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Qualification & Experience
•1st degree in any relevant discipline
•Masters will be an added advantage
•At least 7 years' relevant experience