macdonald and company
macdonald and company

Facilities Coordinator

  1. Permanent
  2. Pretoria
ZAR300000 per annum
Our client is one of South Africa’s leading private education providers. From over 100 sites across the country and other African countries, they provide schooling options from pre-primary to tertiary level and everything in between. From the early 2000s, they have enjoyed enormous growth; mostly building their own new facilities, but also re-purposing existing premises or acquiring complimentary brands or standalone schools. Their real estate team is relied upon to ensure all facilities are safe and procedures are adhered to.

This business is currently searching for a Site-Based Facilities Coordinator to oversee the operations, maintenance, health & safety, Covid19 compliance, utilities, financial, budget and SLA management in Centurion, Pretoria. With dual reporting to the Area Facility Manager Head of Facilities and the School Principal, your main responsibility will be to see to the smooth daily operations on site, with a key focus on managing outsourced security, water and energy management and cleaning/hygiene. Your technical savvy will come in handy, as you assess, inspect and prioritise breakdowns and planned maintenance. Your ability to coordinate staff and contractors will be tested as you would need to see that turnaround times for tickets are kept low, and maintenance is completed in suitable times, so as not to disrupt or disturb ongoing education and sporting operations. To succeed here you will need to be a pro-active, hands-on individual with excellent communication skills who can operate on their own initiative and take accountability for their area of responsibility.

Minimum Criteria:
  • Technical degree/ Diploma or facilities related studies.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Facilities management role
  • A minimum of 3 years looking after a large education / tertiary site.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You will need to be based in Pretoria or Centurion.
  • Only EE candidates will be considered for this position.
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Own transport
  • Must be prepared to work overtime/ weekends where required
If you meet the necessary requirements and believe that this is an opportunity that you will thrive in, then send us your CV today!

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