South Africa

Superintendent: Facility & Transport

Company Swakop Uranium
Reference # SU-VAC-53
Published 12/01/2021
Contract Type Contract
24 Months
Location Swakopmund, Erongo Region, Namibia
To manage, co-ordinate and analyse transportation section and facilities functions within the Office of the Company Department to ensure adequate and sufficient transportation for SU employees to and from the mine in a safe and cost effective manner, and to ensure timeous and adequate facility management services at the Husab Mine and in Swakopmund.

Job Functions Facilities & Property Manager,Support
Industries Mining
Key Performance Areas:
•Transportation effectiveness and Optimization: Develop and implement the employee transportation business strategy to ensure it supports business operations; Researches transport industry and develops effective working relationships with transport providers and internal / external stakeholders to obtain market related transport costs, in order to ensure good customer service to Swakop Uranium (SU) employees and to the Company in general; Ensures that the Company’s security procedures regarding transport of passengers; Conducts detailed analysis and interpretation of passenger transport operations, to ensure that all operations are functioning smoothly; Manages transport operations related to the transport of mine employees to and from work, to ensure that scheduled and non-scheduled buses and vehicles are dispatched at the right time and place; Manages and controls Swakop Uranium’s passenger and transport fleet in the most effective way and with optimum utilization of resources; Manages maintenance of all transport vehicles and equipment in area of responsibility; Establishes continuous improvement programmes to the transport process and operation, and optimizing transport expenditure in line with Total Cost Ownership (TCO) in order to reduce costs, increase productivity and overall safety; Awareness and training where necessary of Legislative changes related to transport section.
•Infrastructure and Design effectiveness and management: Assesses the current organization’s office infrastructure and makes recommendations on the design and effectiveness of office infrastructure; Formulates and implements strategic plans that guide the direction of the business in area of responsibility; Manages and ensures proper maintenance of office infrastructure as per acceptable standards regarding operations and procedures on a daily basis; Develops solutions for office space to increase productivity, reduce mental overload, and reduce workplace accidents; Creates a Clean Desk or Clean Workspace Policy that will enhance employee safety at work and to reduce incident/accidents at the workplace; Develops and implements maintenance schedules for facilities and infrastructure and recommends time and resources necessary to maintain the maintenance schedule; Designs and implements an appropriate stationery inventory and management system, by sourcing suitable suppliers and negotiate on service level agreements to ensure cost efficiency and cost saving, and making recommendation to the tender board for approval; Maintains and builds stakeholder relationship (with municipalities, electricity boards, telecommunication, contractor relationship, etc.) to ensure effective supply of services; Develops strong internal working relationships with all departments with regards to the provisions of office infrastructures.
•Resource Management: Plans, implements, manages and reviews the achievement of the section to support the transformation in order to secure a sustainable future for the Company beyond large-scale mining activities; Reviews regularly all required business resources in area of responsibility in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency; To support and deliver KPI’s and identify new opportunities for area of responsibility; Monitors and stays abreast of business activities within the appropriate network, and makes recommendations for improvements and development where necessary; Reviews and evaluates progress against business delivery targets by effective business and project management.
•Reporting and Budget Preparation Requirements: Prepares and submits business reports for area of responsibility as required; Plans and compiles the section’s working cost budget and monitors and controls approved expenditure; Produces reports on budgeted vs. actual costs and monitors spending, and ensures expenditure is kept within the accepted parameters of the budget; Coordinates, in conjunction with subordinates an annual budget for approval; Periodically holds cost forecast meetings to anticipate year-end expenditure.
•Adheres to all laid down SSHER related standards, practices, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

Requirements and experience:
•Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Transport and Logistics Management/Facilities Management or relevant field.
•Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a logistics and transportation/facilities management environment of which 3 years’ should be at a Supervisory/Managerial Level.
•Strong experience in property management and maintenance.
•Sound experience in contracts management.
•Strong Transport and logistics industry knowledge.
•Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships across functions, organizations and suppliers/vendors.
•Demonstrated project management skills, project planning, scheduling and tracking.
•SAP knowledge/experience will be an added advantage.
•Code BE Drivers’ License

Job Closing Date 27/01/2021
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