Deputy Director, Campus Services

  • University of Pretoria
  • Lincoln, United Kingdom
  • Nov 03, 2021
Full time Deans & Directors

Job Description

DEPARTMENT OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: CAMPUS SERVICES
PEROMNES POST LEVEL 4

In pursuit of the ideals of excellence and diversity, the University of Pretoria wishes to invite applications for the following vacancy.

The University of Pretoria's commitment to quality makes us one of the top research Universities in the country and gives us a competitive advantage in international science and technology development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

To support the Director in the management of the Department of Facilities Management by developing and implementing a Business Support Services model for the Department by managing an elaborate portfolio encompassing the following:

  • Industrial hygiene and cleaning of all university buildings including lecture halls;
  • The provision and maintenance of landscape services and sports fields management;
  • The provision of waste management services across all campuses of the University;
  • Adherence to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) principles by students and staff;
  • Manage ad hoc contracts of service providers in the areas above.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A relevant post graduate degree (NQF8) (Business/Economics/Management/Financial);
  • Ten years' experience which includes at least five years management experience in a facility management or relevant environment in a medium to large organisation, with proven experience in and knowledge of:
  • Strategic Management;
  • Contract management, including a basic knowledge of requirements related to procurement processes and contractual agreements, e.g. service level agreements;
  • Waste management;
  • Financial, human resources and administrative management;
  • Statutory legislation related to waste, landscape, hygiene and occupational health and safety management and all human resource management legislation.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Effective project management skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Human Resources skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Physically able to visit sites/buildings in order to conduct inspections;
  • Excellent communication (verbal, written, presentation) and customer-service;
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills;
  • Certificates in end-user applications (MS Office Suite);
  • Strategic management;
  • Contract management, including a knowledge of requirements related to procurement processes and contractual agreements, e.g. service level agreements;
  • Environmental and waste management;
  • Fleet management;
  • Supply chain and logistics management;
  • Financial, human resources and administrative management;
  • Statutory legislation related to waste, environment, landscape, transport, hygiene and occupational health and safety and all human resource management legislation;
  • Landscaping and Sports Fields, Environmental and Waste Management;
  • Industrial Hygiene and Building Cleaning Services.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • MBA (or equivalent)

PLEASE NOTE: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments as part of the selection process.

The annual remuneration package will be commensurate with the incumbent's level of appointment, as determined by UP policy guidelines. (These amounts include the University's contributions to standard UP benefits, namely provident fund, group life and funeral cover, but exclude contributions to medical aid, as the latter varies per employee.) UP subscribes to the BESTMED and UMVUZO medical aid schemes and contributes 50% of the applicable monthly premium.

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: Careers@UP.

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact.

 CLOSING DATE: 12 November 2021

No application will be considered after the closing date, or if it does not comply with at least the minimum requirements.

ENQUIRIES: Prof SA Adendorff, Tel: (012) 420 2159

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