North West University Vacancies – Director Maintenance

Website North West University

Job Description:

To lead, direct and optimise maintenance and facility services across multi-campus properties and estates ensuring alignment with the NWU strategic agenda and regulatory requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the procurement process to appoint skilled and experience service providers where appropriate (internal and/or professional service providers).
  • Lead, develop, implement, and oversee infrastructure asset maintenance plans (long and short term), including:
  • Develop infrastructure/ equipment life cycle intelligence to inform optimal preventative maintenance plan.
  • Manage and ensure optimised and equitable resource allocation, including the procurement of skilled and experienced service providers where appropriate.
  • Lead and oversee condition assessments to inform macro- and deferred maintenance plans.
  • Participate in the development of the NWU physical asset strategy and take joint accountability for the implementation.
  • Lead, oversee and ensure active management of these facility services contracts.
  • Lead, oversee and ensure compilation of emergency/ un-scheduled maintenance action plan development and resource allocation.
  • Develop, lead and implement uniform maintenance practices across infrastructure facilities and over the infrastructure/equipment life cycle.
  • Develop and implement long term maintenance plan, uniform processes, policies, guidelines, and standards cross campuses, properties and estates.
  • Develop and implement maintenance strategy across multi-campus properties and estates.
  • Develop and implement emergency maintenance plans, processes, policies, guidelines, and standards cross campuses, properties and estates for all categories of infrastructure/ equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • Leadership, coaching and mentoring.
  • A Technical bachelor’s degree in Building or Civil Engineering or Quantity Surveying or Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification in a related field of study.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ technical and managerial experience in infrastructure asset maintenance.
  • Maintenance management process.
  • Project management.

Job Details:

Company: North West University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Mafikeng, North West, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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