Bidvest Facilities Management: Building Supervisor


Our company is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Building Supervisor to join our dynamic team.

Role Purpose

To implement an effective maintenance system within customer facilities and ensure SLA delivery.


Main Outputs:

  • Identify maintenance risks on Client’s property and equipment for evaluation and resolution
  • Ensure that day-to-day provision of services to tenants through Soft Skills, Client Services, Building Services & Specialist Services
  • Ensure daily identified issues are actioned according to different disciplines
  • Be able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Plan and drive timeous execution of effective maintenance strategies i.e. planned, preventative, corrective and emergency maintenance
  • Ensure optimum utilization of available resources in various maintenance works
  • Ensure timely delivery and appropriateness of parts and spares for effective maintenance execution in liaison with the CCC
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate maintenance work performed by technical staff to ensure quality, cost optimization and timely execution as per SLA, work instructions and Client’s instruction
  • Plan and manage the human resource requirements to execute maintenance schedule and emergency maintenance requirements, as required
  • Manage operations within allocated budget
  • Manage technical staff performance and facilitate improvement through regularly monitoring performance and providing required coaching, support and feedback
  • Manage performance & conflicts within subordinate employees & effect corrective actions, in line with company policies/procedure
  • Ensure adequate staff placement i.e. prepare suitable shift-roster and manage/approve applicable leave for subordinate employees
  • Responsible for training, coaching, mentoring & development of Electricians, HVAC Technicians, Handyman Infrastructure
  • Conduct station inspections and provide report
  • Attend weekly/monthly/quarterly meetings held internally with team, client and suppliers
  • Perform additional duties within the role as they arise upon mutual agreement

Key Competencies

The right person must have the following competencies: –

  • Initiative/Proactivity
  • Adaptability
  • Cooperation
  • Commitment
  • Deadline Driven & Highly Motivated
  • Stress Tolerant
  • Excellent Written Communication
  • Basic Supervisory Skills
  • Subordinates Capacity Building
  • Customer / Client Focus
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Planning/Scheduling/Objective Setting
  • Teamwork & Partnering
  • Relationship Building
  • Dependability
  • Interactive Reasoning
  • Excellent Oral Communication

Desired Experience & Qualification

The Applicant must meet the following requirements: –

  • National Diploma/Degree in Engineering: Civil/Mechanical/Electrical or related formal qualification
  • 3yrs relevant engineering experience in facilities maintenance, CRM & Property Management
  • Grade 12
  • Report Writing
  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project & MS Outlook (Intermediate skill level), SAP knowledge
  • Valid SA Drivers’ License
  • OHS Act, ISO 9001 Quality Management & Risk Management Systems Microsoft Office (Intermediate), SAP Knowledge

Package & Remuneration

Market Related