Featured Project: Acornhoek Mall

Acornhoek Mall
Belgravia Valley

Description:

Construction of the Acornhoek Mall along the busy R40 economic hub in Bushbuckridge, in Mpumalanga. Value R332 million.

 

Acornhoek Mall

Status:

Underway

Category:

Building

Industry:

Retail

Sector:

Private

Region:

Mpumalanga

Value:

R 100 million+

Timing:

September 2017 to October 2018 (13 months)

Class

Invited / Negotiated

 

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Featured Project: Offshoot Vaal Oranje School

Description: Construction of the Offshoot Vaal Oranje school in Douglas, Northern Cape. Value: CIDB 8 R40 – R130 million.

Status: Tender

Industry: Institutional

Region: Douglas, Northern Cape

Sector: Public

Value: R 31 Million – R 60 Million

Timing: 2018 onwards

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L2B Blog: Job Profile: Facilities Manager

So you have decided to become a Facilities Manager….now how much should you be earning, and what skills would you need to become one?

I have done some extensive research and have sourced the following key information to help you on your way to becoming an amazing Facilities Manager. Just remember not to do it longer than 20 years!

How much can you expect to earn?

Facilities Managers should earn an average salary of R357 994.00 per annum. The salary for being a Facilities Manager rises steadily for more experienced workers but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years’ experience.

Most people with this type of employment go on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

 

Pay by Experience Level for Facilities Manager

Mid-Career (5-10 yrs)
R395,000

Pay by Experience for a Facilities Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Facilities Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R287 000 based on 56 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Facilities Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R395 000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Facilities Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R479 000 based on 39 salaries. A Facilities Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R379 000 based on 12 salaries.

 

Pay Difference by Location

Pay Difference by Location
Pretoria
▲16%

Johannesburg
▲11%

Cape Town
▼-25%

National Average: R376 955

 

Oooookay…so now you have the pay scale figures running around in your mind…what kind of skills do you need to become a Facilities Manager, and of course, do you have some of them already?

 

Key skills for facilities managers

  • Communication and influencing skills, in person and in writing
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision-making
  • The ability to lead, manage teams and projects
  • Teamworking
  • Attention to detail but also the ability to see the implications for the bigger picture
  • Commercial awareness
  • Customer service
  • Organisation, time management, prioritizing and the ability to handle a complex, varied workload
  • A good knowledge of IT packages

 

If you have read the above and said yes, yes, tick tick, of course, I can influence people, etc, and you are thrilled with the potential salary you could get, sign up for a course in Facilities Management and qualify.

 

And don’t forget, should you be searching for any Facility Management Tender Leads, to contact me at MelanieM@L2B.co.za to subscribe and receive Daily Tender Leads directly to your inbox.

 

Sources:

https://www.payscale.com/research/ZA/Job=Facilities_Manager/Salary

https://www.payscale.com/research/ZA/Job=Facilities_Manager/Salary/ae63c3c3/Johannesburg

https://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/job-descriptions/279519-facilities-manager-job-description

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Featured Project: Protea Hotel, Botswana – Building

Description: Construction of the proposed 160 room Protea hotel which will be built in Gaborone, Botswana

Status: Procedural

Industry: Building

Region: Botswana

Sector: Private

Value: Unknown At This Stage

Timing: 2017 onwards.

Notes: The proposed development remains in the planning stage.

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Featured Project: Lusaka Development, Zambia – Shopping Mall

Description: Construction of a shopping mall with over sixty shops adjacent to the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia.

Status: Conceptual

Industry: Building

Region: Zambia

Sector: Public Private Partnership

Value: Unknown At This Stage

Timing: 2017 onwards.

Notes: Please see DTA 637267, Contract number: MYSCD.NHS/PSU/W/01/2017 – Ministry of Youth, Sport and Child Development, Tender Reference: Technical and financial proposals for construction of a shopping mall, hotel, playing field, for all relevant tender document details pertaining to this Project Lead. There is no compulsory briefing session listed and the closing date is 20 June 2017 at 10:30 (Local Time). Please click on the “View the # lead related to this Project” to view the linked DTA.

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Featured Project: Rutenga to Beitbridge Road, Zimbabwe

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Description: Construction of Harare – Masvingo – Beitbridge road dualisation in Zimbabwe. Section 4: Rutenga to Beitbridge road – 135 kilometres.

Status: Underway

Industry: Infrastructure

Region: Zimbabwe

Sector: Public

Value: R 100 million+

Timing: May 2017 – May 2019

Notes: The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on 18 May 2017 signalling the start of construction of the proposed works. Contract period is expected to be three years.

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Featured Project: WindNam Wind Farm, Namibia

Description: Construction of the proposed 500 MW WindNam plant to be developed within the Sperrgebiet National Park, on a piece of land of approximately 8 700ha in size, in Namibia. Estimated value: USD $943.9 million.

Status: Procedural

Industry: Infrastructure

Region: Namibia

Sector: Private

Value: R 100 million+

Timing: 2017 onwards.

Notes: The proposed development remains in early planning stage.

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Featured Project: Kimberley Mental Health Facility

Description: Construction of a mental healthcare facility, Barkly Road, Kimberley in the Northern Cape. Estimated project value: R1.8 billion.

Status: Underway

Industry: Healthcare

Region: Kimberley  

Sector: Public

Value: R 100 million+

Timing: October 2005 – October 2007 (24 months) extended to November 2017.

Notes: The Department of Health is in the process of obtaining additional funds from National Treasury and the National Department of Health for the project. Some of the sub-contractors on site have received part payment. Payments from August until February are still outstanding. There is skeleton staff on site and minimal works is taking place.

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Featured Project: Kimberley Lenmed Royal Hospital and Heart Centre

Description: Construction of a two storey 30 500 m² Lenmed Private Hospital consisting of a basement, ground, first and second floors on the corner of Jacobus Smit Avenue and Welgevonden Street, Kimberley, Northern Cape which will be known as the Kimberley Lenmed Royal Hospital and Heart Centre. There will be 170 beds and the overall construction area is approximately 30 500m². Services include major and minor theatres, delivery rooms, and an oncology bunker, as well as a cathlab facility, casualty unit, resuscitation room, maternity, paediatric, intensive care, medical and surgical wards. Contract value: R238.4 million.

Status: Underway

Industry: Building

Region: Kimberley

Sector: Private

Value: R 100 million+

Timing: August 2015 to February 2017 (19 months). Extended to August 2017.

Notes: Construction remains ongoing.

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Featured Project: Maputo Airport City, Mozambique – Hotel

Description: Construction of hotels for the Maputo airport city in Mozambique. The airport city will consist of hotels, a business centre and a shopping complex.

Status: Conceptual

Industry: Building

Region: Mozambique

Sector: Public Private Partnership

Value: Unknown at this stage

Timing: 2017 onwards.

Notes: A preliminary study has been done. Funding investors are being sought.

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