Key Performance Areas: ? Undertake effective asset management through the alignment of asses management policies to ensure optimal asset utilisation, longevity, security and safety, ? Develop and implement policies, procedures as well as the guidelines relevant to Property management to achieve organisational excellence, ? Perform farm management and allocate facilities through the efficient and equitable management of the allocation of land, offices, laboratories, associated labour and specialised field resources staff for the work to be conducted, ? Effectively manage the budget in line with PFMA guidelines, ? Identify redundant facilities plan to use such to raise external income, ? Ensure compliance with the requirements of Occupational Health and Safety Act and relevant regulation and that a culture of safety is engendered throughout the institute, ? Develop asset maintenance management system, ? Manage the fleet and all aspects related to transport for the institute, ? Plan, budget for and manage maintenance and capital works such as laboratories, offices and houses and letting of non-core facilities such as stables and agricultural land, ? Supply mechanical services for the removal of animal and other waste, making of fire breaks, ground works and delivery of feeds, ? Ensure maintenance of heavy machinery, farm equipment and other equipment such as air conditioners, graders, tractors and front-end diggers, ? Plan, direct and coordinate activities specific to facility project requirements and ensure that goals/objectives are accomplished within time frames and funding parameters ? Manage staff, ? Ensure the security of employees and ARC properties. Requirements: ? A Degree in Facility Management or related profession i.e. building/engineering or infrastructure environment, ? A postgraduate qualification will be an advantage, ? Experience and exposure to an agricultural facility research farms and laboratories of a mediumlarge facility, ? 5 years experience in a management position, preferably in a research environment. ? A proven track record of supervising staff, ? Excellent interpersonal, Communication and planning skills.
The Application deadline closed.