Adams - Facilities Manager - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Melissa Adams

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

Facilities Manager

Summary:

A FM job entails many different aspects of managing a building and ensuring that the environment created enables the occupants to ne productive. No workday is ever the same, there is always a new challenge that helps you to grow

Work History

Project manager

Absa Group

From July 2014

Process and improvement consultant for different business units within the banking industry

Facility Manager

Drake and Scull

From April 2013

Duties: Management of corporate buildings with up to 3000 staff
Evaluate and monitor supplier's performance
Liaising with clients
Management of daily requests
Daily building inspections
Relocation of staff
Management of hard and soft service suppliers
Function co-ordination in the building
Ensuring building is EHS compliant, regulating
meetings/inspections/evacuations
Implement Building PPM
Monthly reporting on expenses (fixed and reactive)
Introduce cost savings practices to achieve savings target
Implement controls to prevent unauthorized expenditure
Create environment for project management
Reference: Regional Operations Manager
Nino Calvert 073-038-0041

Senior Facility Manager

Johnson Control

February 2010 - March 2013

Duties: Management of corporate buildings with up to 3000 staff
Evaluate and monitor supplier's performance
Liaising with clients
Management of daily requests
Daily building inspections
Constant interaction with CFM
Involved in projects under R500K
Optimization and space planning
Relocation of staff
Management of hard and soft service suppliers
Function co-ordination in the building
Ensuring building is EHS compliant and assisting CFM in regulating meetings/inspections/evacuations
Implement Building PPM
Monthly reporting on expenses (fixed and reactive)
Introduce cost savings practices to achieve savings target
Implement controls to prevent unauthorized expenditure
Create environment for project management
Reference: Regional Operations Manager
George Matsane -
SECTION 197 TRANSFER TO DSFM

Customer Service Manager

Drake and Scull

October 2009 - February 2010

Standard Bank Contract (temp assignment)

Job Title Customer Service Manager
Duties: Management of Switchboard
Management of Call centre
Management of mail room services
Management of Parking
Management of Shuttle Bus Service
Management of Telephone Management Services
Management of Reception services
Submitting monthly reports for each service
Reference: Lara Warden - Operations Manager 011-636-1287
Sharon Rheeder - Operations Executive - 082-375-5575

Property Manager

City Property Administration

October 2006 - April 2009

Duties: Responsible for 20 buildings in the JHB CBD area
Management of Woodmead Value Mart shopping Centre
Relationship management with 550 tenants
Accounts for the tenants
General repairs and maintenance to the buildings
Negotiating with all contractors
Responsible for 6 building managers
Monthly meetings with cleaning, security and lift companies
Compiling monthly reports from expenditure to income
Monthly meetings and reports with landlords and owners
Ensuring that vacant areas are in a lettable condition
Initiating cost savings for buildings
Negotiation of leases and lease renewals with tenants
Involved with the projects department in the upgrading of the buildings in the CBD area
Tenant installations
Budget forecast done for each building and monitored
Monitoring and auditing of jobs on systems
Dealing with Fire inspectors to ensure that buildings are
compliant as well as contractors
Monitoring of building staff and performance appraisals
Reference: Rene Smith - Operations Manager - 011 378 3200
Scott Jones - General Manager 082-901-4148
Reason for leaving: Pursuing my own business in the general contracting field.

TFMC

March 2004 - October 2006

Nature of business: Facilities Management Company

Projects

Roof Structure

Replacement of 65 roof sheets which 81m long, all this done in a live environment

Qualifications & Certifications

Introduction to OHS

Dekra

Certificate in facilities management

Global FM

BCOM Business management and marketing

Damelin

Business management

School Prefect and debutante

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