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  • Posted: Jun 22, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
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    Space Optimisation Specialist - Bellville

    What will you do?

    Responsible for planning, coordinating and organizing the activities associated with facilities space planning. The purpose of the role is to review construction plans and specifications; and coordinate and conduct on-site inspections to ensure proper space planning measures and protocols are utilized.

    What will make you successful in this role?

    • Coordinate and managing the long- and short-term space planning needs for all departments
    • Review construction plans and specifications
    • Work with Facilities Maintenance Department on facility projects to ensure integrity of planning is incorporated into the design and construction phases of the project
    • Obtain current information of the Sanlam Group’s facility inventory and furniture
    • Update and revise information in a computerized or automated format system to provide:
    • Employee locations, 
    • Assess space needs for equipment. 
    • Parking; 
    • Ensure appropriate involvement of Sanlam Group departments and assign contractors 

    Other responsibilities include: 

    1. prioritizing, scheduling and monitoring requests;
    2. maintains databases, project files, spreadsheets and related documentation on new construction, renovations, remodels, and expansions; 
    3. payments to contractors upon completion of tasks
    4. meeting with affected departments to recommend changes in space utilization or assignment; and identifying and resolving 

    Qualification and Experience

    • B degree or relevant NQF 7 qualification
    • 5-10 years’ experience
    • Managing and leading a team
    • Project and people management skills
    • Contract Management experience

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Sound knowledge of Space Planning and Design principles
    • Knowledge of CAD, REVVIT and appropriate layout and design software.
    • Knowledge of local and national laws and by-laws relating to building management and Construction.
    • Possess project and people management skills

    Behavioral Competencies

    • Flexible and Adaptable (Being Resilient) 
    • Excellent Communication
    • Influencing & Negotiation skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

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