What this job involves:
Leading on-site operations
Are you a pro at giving on-site support? Working with a team, you’ll oversee the day-to-day client activities for the assigned property or facility. You’ll also implement building procedures and performance measures—and ensure that they are maintained at all times. Likewise, you’ll boost on-site operations by promoting best practices and creating better processes. This job will also entail the question “How do I ensure the safety of my colleagues?” You will do this by promoting adherence to health and safety standards.
Winning our clients’ trust
As the facilities manager, you’ll be working frequently with clients, so you’ll need to build strong relationships with them. Likewise, you’ll need to be proactive and engaging; and make sure that the clients’ expectations are met each and every time. You will also be the go-to person for any facilities-related concerns.
Keeping an eye on budget and contracts
Do you have a solid background in finance management? As the person in charge, you will take care of the site’s financial operations. Also part of your job is to coordinate with vendors and suppliers, and make sure that they deliver quality work practices according to the contract, and at the right cost.
Promoting teamwork across the board
At JLL, we strongly believe that teamwork is the secret behind every successful company. Do you share our thoughts? If so, then you are what we’re looking for. In this role, you will support our people’s growth and development through effective training and coaching sessions. Likewise, you’ll promote a culture that upholds the ‘I am JLL’ core behaviours and fosters teamwork, cooperation and performance excellence. Also part of your job is to ensure that the team is constantly motivated, and that trust and work ethics prevail among members.
Sound like you? To apply, you need to be:
Competent and goal-driven
Do you have three to five years’ experience of managing a property? If so, you will be a perfect fit for the role. Likewise, an experience in managing commercial contracts and budgets may just help you land this job. You’ll also need to be a goal-oriented individual who’s an ace in health and safety requirements, vendor management and property technical systems management
Organised and analytical
We’re looking for a self-motivated and quick-thinking facilities manager who can solve problems using quantitative methods and holistic approaches. Likewise, we’re on the lookout for well-organised leaders who plan tasks in advance and constantly stay ahead of deadlines.
Engaging and professional
A passion for excellence is what makes a great facilities manager. We’ll need someone who can do more than the bare minimum to meet our clients’ expectations. In this role, you’ll also be working with different kinds of people, so you’ll need to be an expert in handling them professionally. Likewise, you’ll need to effectively manage, train and inspire the team to always do better. You’ll also need to take the time to listen to your people to create better work impact.