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FACILITIES MANAGER

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:              TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

SUPERVISES:                                              FACILITIES ASSISTANTS

JOB  SUMMARY

The incumbent will be responsible for the overall management, maintenance and security of all buildings under the purview of the Ministry of Community Development.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluates and ensures on-going maintenance and repairs to buildings and installation of equipment/systems where applicable.

Supervises procurement and maintenance upgrades of facilities under the purview of the Ministry of Community Development

Prepares annual budgets for facility use and maintenance

Maintains accurate records of the conditions of equipment and other systems in buildings under the ambit of the Ministry of Community Development

Ensures that work and the operation of equipment is in accordance with Ministry’s safety procedures/OSHA guidelines and reports any unsafe work condition or practice to the Technical Director.

Monitors/Manage the work to be implemented by staff or contractors to ensure that work is completed satisfactorily and follows up on any deficiencies identified.

    • Performs periodic assessments on all of the Ministry’s buildings to ensure optimal operability of plant and equipment especially in the areas of electrical/air conditioning and plumbing
    • Develops and implements facilities management policies, standards and procedures in alignment with accommodation standards and guidelines and health and safety legislation
    • Documents the scope of existing and potential office and operation accommodation for the Ministry of Community Development
    • Manages and develops Requests for Proposals for matters related to Facilities Management
    • Ensures that all buildings completed for the purpose of Community Centers etc have a suitable environment for members of the Community and their activities

Performs other tasks as may be requested and required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of facilities and grounds management

Knowledge of health and safety standards as enunciated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA)

Considerable knowledge of state-of-the-art equipment available as it applied to the Construction/Facilities section

Ability to develop and implement programmes associated with facilities and grounds management

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

    • $1Must be computer literate with proficiencies in Microsoft word, excel and Maintenance Management Software

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Extensive experience in facilities management and training as evidenced by a BSc degree in Management or Mechanical/Electrical Engineering.

A diploma in Facilities Management will be an asset

    • At least five (5) years experience in building maintenance