Facilities Manager
Cape Town, South Africa
1d ago

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a Facilities Manager with strong project management skills to join our team in Cape Tow n.

Your hands-on approach to full-cycle facilities management will aid you in hitting the ground running.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard working people to join us. We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

You’ll be working across the organisation with multiple stakeholders and business units, in a very fast-paced and output focused environment.

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Managing and executing all the day to day facilities requirements in an office space that will exceed 12 000 square metres and parking for more than 500 people, growing over time
  • Implementing and Overseeing various projects from start to finish
  • Developing, documenting and driving standard procedures to manage the office environment
  • Liaising with various stakeholders on individual, team and group needs and meeting with them to ensure follow-through
  • OHS portfolio management at Head Office to ensure compliance with the OHS act
  • Management of CCTV, access control, security staff management, security risk management and security related investigations
  • Technical services management of HVAC, electrical, civil, building, plumbing, lifts, Water, energy and environmental management
  • Management of the cleaning contractor
  • Office desking and seating procurement
  • Contract negotiations, SLA and OLA management of vendors
  • Financial management including Forecasting, Budget Planning and Maintenance; monthly reporting on expenditure and variances
  • Contribution to various internal projects
  • Administration and Data Management
  • Leading and managing a team
  • Preferred Qualifications and Experience :

  • Any completed Degree plus at least 5 years’ hands-on experience in executing the key requirements
  • A solid understanding of MS Office, Tech savvy
  • Project Management Qualification or extensive experience
  • In a nutshell

  • A proven track record delivering your best, in a fast-paced environment with a high workload
  • High attention to detail
  • A hands-on approach
  • Very good Project Management experience but more so Implementing plans and strategies
  • Confident relationship builder with solid communication skills across all levels
  • A flexible and adaptable mindset
  • Solutions orientated, Fast and Efficient
  • Focused, yet Fun
  • Customer Obsessed
  • Ownership and Accountability
  • The Environment :

  • com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-
  • commerce company in Africa

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve
  • We are short on ego and high on output
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all
  • We love what we do and what we are creating
  • We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
  • thinks like an owner of the business
  • If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join us!

    Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities, to apply.

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