Facilities Manager

Watan Syria, Gaziantep, Turkey

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
13th May, 2017

Job Description

Position Summary:

To manage the facilities and resources of WATAN buildings to ensure the long term viability of the building, offices and fixed assets Whilst the position has a practical focus, the incumbent is not required to personally provide maintenance in all instances but to manage tradespeople who have the specific skills required for the job.



Strategy and planning:

  • Research and develop a plan to incorporate environmentally sustainable systems and design into the building wherever possible within the capital works budget
  • Research and plan strategically to improve the physical environment of the building
  • Provide a free flow of information to all staff, tenants and members regarding works that are being carried out that may affect their working conditions
  • Review and develop systems associated with regular maintenance tasks that ensure minimal interruption to the daily operations within the building



  • Manage the capital works and maintenance program for all aspects of the building spread in different geographical areas.
  • Manage and oversee the maintenance of all air conditioning systems, electrical and fire systems, plumbing and essential services
  • Manage the security swipe key system and maintenance of it
  • Manage the internal and external cleaners and any other persons regularly contracted for maintenance and/or repairs
  • Ensure that works are carried out within agreed timelines and according to organizational priorities to ensure the smooth daily operational running of the building
  • Ensure that all statutory compliance systems and occupational health and safety requirements are fulfilled including public safety and security
  • Respond to, and manage, requests for repair in an equitable and prioritized way except for emergency repairs which must be dealt with immediately
  • Maintain a register of preferred tradesmen and regular service providers in a central location for use of all staff if required
  • Ensure that a disability audit is performed regularly and the associated disability action plan updated and implemented accordingly
  • Manage fleets for organizations in different locations, and maintain adequate records and log sheets.


Qualification and skills:

  • Minimum five years’ professional experience facilities management
  • Experience in NGO
  • Ability to deal with different stakeholders
  • Ability to plan, set strategy for assets and facilities management.
  • Team management skills.
  • Organizing skills.
  • Handle work pressure.
  • High communication skills
  • Ability to motivate continuous performance and improving efficiency.
  • Ability to adapt to new environment.
  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines, and tasks efficiently;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, remote management , and strategic planning skills

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