Technical Manager

Posted 2 years ago

Technical Manager – Roodepoort, Gauteng

Job Features

Job CategoryCustomised Solutions
Occupational levelMiddle Management
DepartmentCustomised Solutions
Closing Date12th March 2018


Role Purpose

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

Main Outputs

  • Drive timeous execution of effective maintenance strategies i.e. planned, preventative, corrective & emergency maintenance
  • Identify maintenance risks on Client’s property & equipment towards evaluation and resolution
  • Implementation of an effective HSE, Quality & Risk Management system in conjunction in accordance to Client needs
  • Ensure optimum utilization of available resources in various maintenance works
  • Ensure timely delivery and appropriateness of parts & spares for effective maintenance execution
  • Continuously monitor & evaluate maintenance work performed by technical staff to ensure quality, cost optimization & timely execution as per SLA, work instructions and Client’s instruction
  • Identify gaps & deficiencies in services, advise & effect solutions as part of Continuous Improvement on FM services rendered
  • Manage back to back SLA agreements with suppliers and contractors
  • Monitor service providers’ (contractors) performance & effect corrective action on any deviations to the SLA
  • Assist in the management of technical projects & provide technical support, where applicable
  • Demonstrate & instil effective adherence to processes on infrastructure maintenance
  • Explore & recommend innovative methods, based on best practices, in order to bring about cost-effective solutions
  • Manage operations within allocated budget
  • Manage technical staff performance and facilitate improvement through regularly monitoring performance & 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 & manage/approve applicable leave for subordinate employees
  • Responsible for training, coaching, mentoring & development of technical staff

Key Competencies

The right person must have the following competencies:

  • Have broad maintenance engineering practical knowledge with a strong focus on work standards, safety standards and customer relationship management
  • Have a strong sense of commercial/financial acumen
  • Have the ability to work under pressure, travel within various sites, work overtime within reason & serve on Stand-by
  • Have planning, organizing & executing skills
  • Be deadline driven
  • Be initiating action (innovation) orientated


Qualifications and Skills

The Applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Code B Driver’s License
  • B-Tech or Degree in Engineering: Mechanical/Electrical/Civil or related formal qualification
  • 5yrs relevant experience in maintenance engineering, CRM & Property Management
  • Knowledge of Soft-service, CRM, Property Management & Financial Management
  • Computer Literacy including Microsoft Office packages
  • SAP knowledge is a must
  • Knowledge of OHS Act, ISO 9001 Quality Management, Risk Management Systems, Property Law & Contractual Law

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