Job Description

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Drafting, Implementing and Monitoring of Budgets for In- house Maintenance and Contractors
  • Implementing Financial Control on all activities by the In-house Maintenance Teams and contractors
  • Ensure effective Customers Service that will not have a negative impact on the University’s teaching, research, sport and residential programs
  • Instilling Customer-Centric Behavior within the division
  • Procurement of services related to area (s) of responsibility as and when needed, according to the University’s Procurement Procedures
  • Developing Annual Operational Maintenance and Up-keep Plans for the Maintenance Teams
  • Implementation of approved Maintenance Plans
  • Planning of all jobs (refurbishments and alterations included); checking progress and addressing any delays that might occur
  • Implementation and management of developed Integrated Quality Management Systems within the Maintenance Team structure
  • Ensure that Maintenance Teams and contractors workmanship provide a safe and fit for purpose environment for use by the University community
  • Management of Bulk stores
  • Management of staff as per the University’s HR Policies and Processes
  • Set out Performance Outputs and Measurements for each direct report
  • Ensures continuous Training and Development of team members
  • Timeous submission of Operational Reports

Responsibilities + Skills

Trade Test will be an advantage5-10 years Facilities Management Experience (5 years in Management Level)Valid Drivers License


Grade 12National Diploma in Engineering/ Operations Management (or in any related Facilities Management Studies)Project Management Qualification will be an advantage


Management ControlGuiding and Utilizing ResourcesProblem AnalysisPlanning and Objective SettingCustomer Focus

Job Summary

  • Published on: Thursday, 17th October 2019
  • Designation: Manager:Campus Facilities
  • industry: Education
  • Vacancy:
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Thursday, 17th October 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: university of the witwatersrand.
  • Address: Ground Floor - Solomon Mahlangu House (formerly Senate House) Jorissen Street Braamfontein 2000
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • At the Senior Lecturer Level, a PhD is essential. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarship/teaching and be research active in Applied Mechanics. S/he will conduct and supervise research at all levels. The successful candidate will have a proven record of interactions with industry and the profession. A record of substantial research funding will be advantageous.The successful candidate at any level will have a good knowledge of the basic material pertaining to undergraduate Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering courses, and the background to be able to be registered as a Professional Engineer, if not already registered in South Africa.

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