Re-advertisement - Maintenance Manager (SIVC) - N/A09137
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Sun Vacation Club


Sun City Resort - Rustenburg

Job Purpose

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the full range of the unit€™s maintenance operation, in such a manner that the buildings; facilities; equipment and infrastructure is maintained and repaired according to company standards thereby ensuring that the aesthetic appearance and grading standards of the property are maintained; and identify, implement, manage and review all capital projects including unit upgrades and modifications.


  • 4-Year Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering


  • Minimum of 8 year€™s experience including a minimum of 3 years experience in a maintenance supervisory environment
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in managing contractors / suppliers
  • GCC accreditation in electrical / mechanical engineering preferable

Skills and Knowledge

  • Motivating others / gaining co-operation
  • Decision-making
  • Training; coaching; keeping abreast of new developments in field
  • Analysing / Diagnosing performance
  • Reviewing - Assessing feasibility; assessing compliance; efficiencies
  • Appraising / Developing Others including evaluating for recruitment, performance, coaching and training
  • Controlling people and non-people resources
  • Influencing & negotiating skills
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Building Positive Working Relationships
  • Customer Centricity & Stakeholder focus
  • Drive for Results
  • People and Project Management
  • Procurement and negotiation skills
  • Electrical engineering high and medium voltage distribution systems
  • Mechanical pumps; HVAC, compressed dry air systems, chilled water systems and gas systems
  • Working experience of health & safety management and legislation
  • Environmental management systems and legislation
  • Financial acumen

Key Performance Areas:

Delivered Unit's Maintenance & Preventative Maintenance Plans:

  • Understand the unit€™s business strategy and objectives and align maintenance and development project plans and timelines accordingly
  • Develop objectives for the unit€™s maintenance and development deliverables
  • Facilitate the project management and achievement of milestones of the function deliverables
  • Compile a preventative maintenance plan for the 12 -36 month period for the unit

Building & Infrastructure Management:

  • Daily building and grounds walkabouts
  • Co-ordinate building maintenance and repair teams
  • Liaise with contractors for building refurbishments and ensure work is completed to standard and within the budget (when necessary)
  • Management of mechanical/electrical/HVAC / building maintenance and repairs in line with 3-; 6- and 12 month preventative maintenance plan

Asset Management:

  • Maintains records of assets and operating equipment in unit including breakages, repairs, etc.
  • Maintains records of inspections and compliance management
  • Maintains records of usage and excess/ shortfall of licenses
  • Compile and oversee the execution of stock control procedures for the arrival, despatch and control of maintenance stock within the unit

Project Planning & Delivery:

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
  • Prepare and submit for in?principle approval the initial (conceptual) programme business case, providing essential decision?making information regarding purpose, contribution to business objectives, expected value created, time frames, etc.
  • Determine the resources required to complete the project
  • Determine and confirm the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

Maintenance Standard & Governance:

  • Communicate, embed and audit maintenance and development standards and processes on a regular basis
  • Align practices with new legislative compliance around health, hygiene, safety and the environment
  • Implement sufficient control measures (including systems and processes) & checks within each department to mitigate any financial risk to the business.

People Management:

  • Lead and motivate employees and promote positive working relationships, direction and support
  • Lead and oversee departmental communication ensuring employee and management interaction
  • Measure and develop plans to enhance employee engagement

Budget Management:

Manage the financials for the hotel€™s Maintenance function including:

    • Budget
    • Cost management
    • Capex
    • PIP and forecasting
    • Financial reporting for the function
    • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures

Stakeholder Relationship management:

  • Engage with internal customers to understand challenges; issues; development and repair related requirements among other responsibilities.


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.