Manager I (P8) (Campuses: Building & Civils) – University of Johannesburg – Gauteng

Job description
The Council of the University of Johannesburg has declared the University as a mandatory vaccination site as per the applicable policy (( All applications and offers of employment is dependent upon compliance with the said policy.
Operational Management:
Implement specific maintenance strategies, policies, and tactics, and to schedule tasks with reference to the maintenance plan and philosophies.
Perform the duties of manager as specifically described and defined in the OHS Act to comply with the regulations and act and to ensure that employees work in a safe environment.
Plan and schedule task and assigns to relevant employees.
Compile and submit reports monthly and when required.
Implement performance and development management system in the division
Provide constant feedback to the line manager & clients on restoration of operations.
Perform stand-by duties as and when required.
Report to the Maintenance Manager on all maintenance related matters.
Conduct inspection of facility, carpentry equipment on site, identify area of risk and report back for rectification.
Compile an asset register and maintain the register with reference to infrastructure, installation, equipment, tools etc.

Compliance & Quality Assurance:
Ensure that staff is accredited to perform their tasks as required in legislation and for quality assurance purposes.
Ensure quality of work & timeous completion of all field requests.
Ensure that contractors adhere to the OHS Act standards and UJ operational requirements.

Staff & Resource Management:
Perform mentoring and coaching of staff in order to ensure effective skills development and a safe working environment.
Train subordinates in the division.
Ensure that the infrastructure is optimally available for use by clients.
Minimum requirements
Degree or any relevant qualification (NQF 7) in the relevant technical field
2 to 3 years’ job-related experience,
Three years’ Management experience is essential
Professional certification with 3 to5 years’ job-related experience, or
Trade experience in Building, Carpentry or Plumbing maintenance equipment
A valid code 8 drivers’ license
Must be computer Literate

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:
Excellent written, verbal, listening and interpersonal communication skills.
Technical knowledge with a strong focus on work standards and customer, demonstrate ability to work in a team, analyses & resolves problems.
Action orientated, calm & composed, established technical knowledge, & team orientated disposition.
Ability to work under pressure, travel within various sites, work over.
Plan effectively for both the short and the longer term.
Delegate duties to others and direct people as they work.
Manage own time and the time of others.
Identify and resolve problems.
To monitor and assess performance of self and other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action.
Pay attention to detail and work accurately.
Manage a budgetary process and financial systems.
Apply accounting principles in practice.

Trade-tested in more than one discipline.
Willingness to undergo further skills training.
Willingness to work overtime and to do standby when required.
Computer literate, proficiency in MS word, MS Excel & MS Outlook (Intermediate skill-level).

Enquiries regarding job content: (Campus Director) – Mr Kabelo Mocwane – 011 559 4555
Enquiries regarding benefits: (HR Business Partner) – Ms Nozuko Mazibuko – 011 559 4690
Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

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