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Manager: MaintenanceRecruiter : University of JohannesburgREF: SS/1909302

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Recruiter:University of Johannesburg
Updated on:2024-10-09 00:00:00
Start Date:2024-09-26
End Date:2024-10-10
Employment Type:Permanent
Location:Gauteng Available:As soon as possible
Category:Property Offer:Market Related
Reporting To:N/A
Positions:1 Division / Faculty:Operations
Contract Duration:Department / Sub-Division:Central Technical ServicesGrade:P6Campus:Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Additional Campuses:
Introduction…The University of Johannesburg invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the following position at market-related remuneration package. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and cosmopolitan African city university that was placed within the top 4% of universities in the QS World University Rankings, and placed 61 in the 2013 QS BRICS University Rankings. UJ is recognised as an international University of choice. Successful candidates will play a significant role in nurturing UJ’s development as the Pan-African epicentre of critical intellectual enquiry and scholarship.Job Specification…The primary responsibility of the Manager: Maintenance is to manage all preventative maintenance contractors and contracts related to multiyear maintenance contracts which fall within Central Technical Services.  The role covers all four University of Johannesburg campuses viz. Auckland Park Kingsway Campus, Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus, Doornfontein and Soweto; as well as any other UJ properties that may require support.Develop and implement maintenance strategies and plans aligned with the vision of the University of Johannesburg.Ability to successfully develop, interpret, and apply policies and regulations in a complex university setting.Compile and manage the annual budget related to all preventative maintenance of infrastructure and equipment efficiently and effectively.Manage the preventative maintenance function effectively by ensuring reduction in real cost and improvement of facilities.Provide maintenance of infrastructure and equipment related input into the Campus Master Plan Steering Committee.Develop and update infrastructure and equipment maintenance plans according to te university strategic plan.Implement / Manage Computer Aided Facilities Management Systems to assist with Maintenance and Management of infrastructure and equipment.Oversee the implementation and the management of maintenance related contractual agreements.Minimum Requirements…B Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial) or B.Tech in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial) or equivalent.Five (5) years management experience at an Operational level of which at least two (2) years must be management experience in a multifunctional environment.Sound knowledge and understanding of Maintenance Management Systems.Managing and operating within the Engineering built environment with reference to Facilities and Infrastructure and Essential Technical Services.At least three (3) years computerised maintenance management system experience.Registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa or other relevant professional body.A valid driver’s license.Recommendations:Advanced qualification / certification in Maintenance Management.Government Certificate of Competence.A working knowledge of facilities management software systems with regard to management and maintenance of infrastructure and infrastrure related assets.Competencies:Excellent written, verbal, listening and interpersonal communication skills.Ability to make complex decisions with high levels of discretion.Successful track record building consensus and infuencing senior leadership and stakeholders in order to implement new strategies related to maintenance of the infrastructure and equipment.Effective customer service, people management and team leadership skills.Excellent computer skills i.e. Microsoft or ExcelKnowledge of relevant policies and procedures.Knowledge of current and relevant preventative maintenance methodologies.
DisclaimerWARNING TO APPLICANTS: UJ does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you have received a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web. Should you feel that you have received a fraudulent notice, letter or offer that makes use of the name or logo of UJ, you may submit a report through the UJ’s Ethics hotline, operated by KPMG, by dialling 0800 204 975 toll-free from any Telkom landline. For more information please visit https://www.uj.ac.za/Pages/Ethics.aspxIn conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.If you have a criminal record or there are any criminal proceedings pending against you, or if you are aware of any other information that may impact on the University of Johannesburg offering you a job, you are strongly encouraged to make the necessary disclosures during the interview. Please be aware that failure to do so could have serious consequences, including the possibility of termination of service if you are appointed and the information subsequently comes to the attention of the University of Johannesburg.
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