Monday , February 26 2024

CSIR Internship 2023 – Area Services Manager

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Manager: Area Services in the Facilities Management and Security Services (FM&SS) department. The incumbents will lead and manage the provision of Facilities Management (FM) and Security Services (SS) to designated areas. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities.
  • Develop and manage budget for the designated area;
  • Collect and analyse area calls logged for problems diagnosis to identify trends and implement corrective/appropriate action, including medium to long-term informed decision making on future strategy and plans;
  • Actively engage in both internal and external stakeholder’s meetings related to FM&SS portfolio services e.g. Area management meetings, to influence and implement action plans, according to CSIR standards and policies;
  • Provide regular reporting to the Group Manager FM&SS;
  • Manage and develop staff to ensure high quality personnel who are able to achieve performance objectives in support of the CSIR mission and vision;
  • Active member of the Facilities Services team with joint responsibility for developing and implementing the Facilities Services Strategic and Operational plans;
  • Develop, implement and drive the Facility Services plans for the CSIR;
  • Develop and implement business and operational plan for Facilities Services department in the designated area;
  • Facilitate and drive meetings with stakeholders for providing fit for purpose facilities, infrastructure and associated services;
  • Manage Area Services service delivery teams;
  • Manage, mentor, coach and play an advisory role for staff growth and development;
  • Implement corrective action where deviations occur for the designated area;
  • Identify risks, implement, and drive mitigation plans for the designated area.
  • Planning and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organising current premises for the purpose of optimisation.
  • Optimise associated costs of service delivery;
  • Plan, coordinate and drive essential services such as accommodation/space requirements and relocation management; cleaning, hygiene and pest control services; boardroom and reception services; building inspections, maintenance and compliance; building safety, security and emergency systems and security services;
  • Develop, review and implement FM&SS specific procedures and processes;
  • Monitor and ensure the implementation and delivery of procedures and processes related to service portfolio responsibilities – responsible for delivering FM & SS KPIs;
  • Conduct performance management contracting and reviews for all staff at the recommended periods;
  • Identify and implement training interventions;
  • Responsible for planning, co-coordinating and managing all building infrastructure repairs and refurbishments for projects with up to a three-year period;
  • Manage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of FM&SS services delivery;

Job Requirements:

  • A drivers licence;
  • Knowledge of and competence in the provision of facilities management and security services to a defined area (number of buildings/sites);
  • Sound numerical skills;
  • Technical skills within the built environment; o Problem solving’
  • Resource planning and optimisation.
  • Understanding industry standards and regulations. o Customer service orientation.
  • Organisational and planning skills;
  • Administrative skills;
  • A three year Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in facilities management or engineering, with at least five years’ management experience in facilities management and business support services, with a sound track record in:
  • Strategic and operational planning.
  • People management, including performance management. o Project management.
  • Financial management.
  • Sound written and verbal communications skills

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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