Facilities manager

Based in Mowbray, Cape Town, the TCAE seeks to appoint as soon as possible a

Facilities manager

Key responsibilities of this exciting permanent position include:

Venue management

  • Manage and co-ordinate all Bertha House venue bookings (internal and external), and setting up of teaching venues
  • Setting up venues and equipment (sound, lighting, audio visual) and ensuring they are in good operational condition
  • Publicise the venue to a range of activist audiences to ensure that that the venue is utilised in such a way as to support social justice activism
  • Maintain a data base of social activist organisations in the region

Building management

  • Co-ordinate with the Caretaker the management of basic repairs and maintenance of Bertha House, and act as a back-up to the caretaker when required
  • Maintain a safe environment with proper lighting, signage and disability access
  • Liaise with technical contractors such as sound/ video/ lighting technicians, electricians, plumbers, air conditioning service providers etc for maintenance and repairs

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 qualification
  • Excellent technical skills relevant to building maintenance and venue operations (sound, lighting, audio-visual etc)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a similar role
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Computer literacy and confidence using MS Office and audio-visual systems
  • Valid driver’s licence would be a strong recommendation

The TCAE is committed to equity in employment practices and is keen to make appointments to meet these objectives. Priority will be given to black applicants. The Centre reserves the right not to make an appointment. Please send applications with a letter of motivation, stating clearly how you meet the job requirements, contact details of 3 referees, and CV with ‘Facilities manager position’ in the subject line to info@tshisimani.org.zaby Friday 15 February 2019.If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.