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Our client is one of the largest Insurance Companies in Nigeria. They have operations in almost all the states in Nigeria. Due to recent expansion, they now have an opening for a Head of Facilities Management to be based in Lagos, Nigeria

Key Responsibilities
  • Involved in both strategic planning and day-to-day operations, particularly in relation to the company’s buildings and premises.
  • Planning for future development in line with strategic business objectives;
  • Develop and implement facility management policies and procedures
  • Responsible for building and grounds maintenance; including space management 
  • Project management, jointly supervising and coordinating work of contractors with Admin
  • Ensuring the building meets health and safety requirements/standards
  • Planning best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or where required re-organising current premises.
  • Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily according to agreed terms. follow up on any deficiencies
  • Ensuring the maintenance of all company buildings and grounds, including the branch offices and residences.
  • Janitorial service management,  closely monitoring the cleaning company
  • Oversee the maintenance and installation of all electrical fittings plumbing fittings
  • Ensure that the electricity generators are operational at all times when required
  • Procurement of diesel for all locations where the Company has procured a generator
  • Procurement and maintenance of furniture and fittings
  • Maintenance of Executive residence / Guest house & Expertriate residence
  • Procurement and maintenance of furniture and fittings
  • Energy management solution; will come up with energy saving guidelines that will reduce our expense costs i.e diesel consumption, pressure on generators and where possible introduce alternate energy sources 
  • Contractor and service provider selection to be handled jointly with Admin
  • Liaise with all relevant regulatory bodies and utility providers to ensure business activities in all facilities are running
  • Ensure strict adherence to all SLAs
  • Ensure service providers deliver value commensurate with what they are being paid
  • Using performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement;
  • Supervision and development of the FM Officer and 2 technicians
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.
Key Requirements
  • Possess a Degree in Facility Management, building construction, architecture, or other engineering
  • Must be an associate of a recognised professional institution – RIBA, NIA, COREN
  • Minimum 7 Years' experience in a similar position
  • Experience in an insurance company would be a clear advantage