Key Contracts Manager




  • Full Time
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng

Bidvest Facilities Management



Job Details

Division
BFM Operations 2

Minimum experience
Mid-Senior

Company primary industry
Facilities Services

Job functional area
Operations

Job Description

ROLE PURPOSETo implement and manage an integrated Facilities Management solution for Clients within the region of responsibility in accordance with the contractual requirements achieving the set commercial targets while adhering to all company policies and procedures.Ensure customer satisfaction is managed and set satisfaction levels are achieved for contract retention.MAIN OUTPUTSService Level AgreementsEnsure compliance with all hard and soft FM service level agreements entered into with internal staff and external service providers.Ensure compliance with IFM/contractual Output specifications.Ensure BFM procedures for management, monitoring and audit of internal labour and external service providers are compliant with BFM contractual obligations and adequate for the purposes of BFM service delivery and risk reduction (operationally and commercially).Manage back to back SLA agreements with suppliers and contractors.Monitor internal labour and service providers’ (contractors) performance and ensure corrective action on any deviations to the contract are closed out successfully and timeously.BFM Management and Operational StaffMeet and consult with BFM management and site allocated staff.Provide and implement recommendations to improve existing organization structures and internal communication and service delivery.Review and align current organizational structures, personnel and reporting lines.Review and align BFM Management and operational staff job descriptions to contractual deliverables.Ensure alignment of the BFM site personnel and staff outputs with the strategic and operational objectivesProject AgreementFM Output SpecificationsBest practice service deliveryBFM wider business and strategic objectivesPeople ManagementReview staff training initiatives and develop skill needs analysis in conjunction with BFM Peopel Management Department and implement recommendations.Co-ordinate team building and motivation workshops and interactive sessions with BFM operational staffDevelop succession planning strategy to ensure compliance with BFM contract obligations especially BEE requirements.Manage BFM site labour relations issues in accordance with BFM Policies and Procedures and statutory requirements.Manage staff performance & facilitate improvement through regularly monitoring performanceResponsible for training, coaching, mentoring & development of subordinate employeesManage/approve applicable leave for subordinate employeesManage performance & conflicts within subordinate employees & effect corrective actions, in line with company policies/procedureKey Customer RelationshipsUnderstand existing client structures and determine what communication methods and channels will be best suited.Develop effective, customer focused and proactive relationships at all levels in the customer chain. Develop effective communication lines and relationships with BFM customers on site.Occupational Health & SafetyReview and ensure compliance of BFM obligations and responsibilities with respect to the Occupational Health & Safety Act and statutory requirements.Ensure Health & Safety, Quality & Risk Management is a primary function and all mechanisms, processes and procedures are in place, monitored & adhered to at all times.Review duties and responsibilities of BFM “responsible person” on site.Ensure all statutory appointments have been concluded and are in operation on a continuing basis.Carry out review and auditsTake strategic and operational action as required on an exception basis to resolve issues related to Health & Safety.Reporting structures and reportingEnsure compliance of BFM contractual requirements and internal reporting, report production and attendance at relevant meetings, workshops and review sessions.Review all task team minutes of meetings.Arrange BFM management meetings on a regular basis and ensure proper record is maintained of such meetings.Attend, as required.Risk ManagementEnsure effective policies and procedures are in place to manage and minimize BFM operational risks and obligations.Identify key risks in relation to technical systems and services, procurement and soft FM services (the latter with particular reference to Health & Safety) and develop appropriate risk minimization strategies.Liaise with BFM technical and ‘soft’ FM service managers to ensure all risk issues are being managed correctly.Quality StandardsEnsure quality systems of the Contractual Agreement are implemented and monitored on an ongoing basis for all contracted services.Review SLA’s with BFM Management team to ensure compliance with quality standards.Put in place mechanisms, processes and procedures to ensure effective monitoring of performance related to quality management and standards.Familiarise yourself with and ensure ongoing implementation of BFM quality management system known as IMS for all policies and procedures related to:QualityEnvironmentHealth & SafetyEmpowermentEnsure BFM contractual and statutory obligations and responsibilities are compliant in accordance with the Contractual Agreement.Develop training and succession plans to ensure compliance and in accordance with overall budget provisions.Financial Management and ReportingEnsure compliance with Contractual obligations and BFM authorization levels.Ensure all financial elements are managed as required ultimately ensuring and exceeding planned profitability and sustainability.Ensure all inputs enabling the efficient management of all financial elements are managed as required.Liaise with BFM commercial manager and BFM site managers to manage, monitor and ensure costs are contained within budgets (OPEX and CAPEX).Review and report on monthly variance reports.Ensure timeous sign-off and variance explanations on P&L’sEnsure compliance with BFM policies and procedures related to financial management, controls and expenditure authorization levels.Assist in the management of FM projects and provide technical support, where applicableDocument LibraryEnsure this is maintained and updated at both site and regional office and in accordance with the Agreement requirements.Liaise with BFM technical and soft services site managers to ensure all contract documentation is maintained and updated in duplicate.Carry out random inspections to check status and take corrective action as required.Demonstrate and instill effective adherence to processes on infrastructure maintenanceQuality, Environmental and Health & Safety Standards (ISO 9001; 14001 & 18001)Adhere to the BFM’s Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Management System’s Policies & Procedures of as applicable to this position.Explore and recommend innovative methods, based on best practices, in order to bring about cost-effective solutionsAdhoc:Assist in the management of FM projects and provide support where applicable.Any reasonable action requested by management.QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS / KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCEThe Applicant must meet the following requirements:National Diploma/Degree: Facilities Management, Engineering, Property Management, Project Management, Operations Management or related FM formal qualification will be consideredMatric (Senior Certificate)Valid SA Drivers License8yrs relevant experience in Facilities Management, CRM, Property Management & Financial ManagementFacilities Management, CRM, Property Management & Financial ManagementMS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project & MS Outlook (Intermediate skill level), SAP knowledgeKnowledge of OHS Act, ISO 9001 Quality Management, Risk Management Systems, Property Law & Contractual LawFUNDAMENTAL COMPETENCIESInitiative/ProactivityDeadline Driven & Highly MotivatedStress TolerantExcellent CommunicationStrategicSubordinates Capacity BuildingProblem SolvingPeople ManagementCustomer Focus/CentricNegotiation SkillsAnalytical SkillsPlanning/Scheduling/Objective SettingTeamwork & PartneringRelationship BuildingInteractive ReasoningConflict Management

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