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Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the security, maintenance and services of work facilities to ensure that they meet the needs of the organisation and its employees. He/She oversees the operation and maintenance of building systems and services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures employees are properly accommodated in a workplace that supports their needs and expectations.
  • Schedules and supervises maintenance repair work and assist with checking installation and servicing building equipment
  • Ensures that basic facilities, such as water and heating, are well-maintained
  • Oversees security of buildings and grounds
  • Ensures the building is maintained, improved, and managed, and that vendor partnerships are managed.
  • Drafts reports and makes written recommendations.
  • Maintains stock levels and parts within budget
  • Monitors and manages the major assets and technologies within the workplace to ensure maximum return on investment.
  • Advises businesses on measures to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the facility
  • Oversees any renovations, refurbishments and building projects

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facilities Management or equivalent professional level experience
  • Previous experience as a Facilities Manager is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software necessary to create and maintain reports and logs.
  • Building management and Facility and Maintenance operations.  
  • Facilities and maintenance management software 
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other environmental regulations

Skills needed for this role

The Facilities Manager must have adaptability, flexibility, and sustainability for the organization. He/She ensures efficient and smooth business operations that are not often interrupted by a diverse range of technical difficulties. Having good interpersonal, relationship-building and networking skills, and procurement and negotiation skills are essential for this role. 

Career Level


Job Specializations

Facilities and Maintenance