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Estate & Facilities Manager


Estate & Facilities Manager

This growing co-educational independent school in Parktown, Johannesburg,
is looking for an innovative and inspiring Estate Manager to join our quality team.


  • Minimum matric or equivalent technical qualification
  • Health and Safety accreditation
  • 3-5 years’ experience in management of a school estate and/or facility.
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Strong leadership, people-focused individual
  • Undertake and supervise various tasks such as plumbing, electrical, welding, painting and other repairs/ maintenance to buildings
  • Attend to maintenance requests in a timely and expedient manner
  • Inspect facilities to determine proactive maintenance
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly work schedules for staff
  • Bigger picture thinker and creative innovator
  • Able to handle a complex multiple workload
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to multitask and prioritise your workload
  • Confident in decision making, strong influencing

Other functions:

  • Staff management – supervising cleaning, maintenance and security staff
  • Ensure that best practices are followed for maximum efficiency
  • Accountable for the general maintenance of the buildings and premises
  • Ensuring that basic facilities are well-maintained
  • Overseeing building projects, renovations or refurbishments, management of contractors, check that work has been completed
  • Maintain health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with legislation
  • Respond to emergency related callouts

By their application, candidates would be indicating a willingness to support the Christian ethos of this Catholic School.

APPLY to the Headmaster by sending a CV including names and contact details of three referees, by email to


Holy Family College is an equal opportunity employer. Failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to a response, appointment or an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Holy Family College reserves the right not to proceed with filling the post.

Closing Date
Holy Family College, Parktown, Johannesburg
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