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Operations Manager


Established in 1997, by Kgosi Mollwane Lebone Boikanyo Molotlegi, Lebone II – College of the Royal Bafokeng is a leading independent preparatory and secondary school for boys and girls from South Africa and the rest of Africa. Lebone II is a school both rooted in an extraordinary African Culture, the Royal Bafokeng Nation, and poised towards a global future.

The College was established with a strong guiding purpose – to address the educational needs of the Bafokeng community and its immediate surrounds while at the same time providing a world-class education to those who show particular talent.

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Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng seeks applications for the full-time positions advertised below.

External Vacancy
Operations Manager


  • Suitably qualified candidates with relevant technical tertiary education
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in managing a large facility such as a school/campus; golf estate or housing estate
  • Management of the operations department and staff, including budgets and procurement
  • Effectively and expeditiously complete repairs in accordance with sound maintenance practices and priority of urgency of operations
  • Identifying and recommending improvements for the school facilities and grounds in order to maintain a healthy and safe environment
  • Maintaining a tracking system for maintenance requests; manage and prioritise facility work requests
  • Overseeing the application process for certification and licensing to these departments on behalf of the school
  • Responsible for occupational health and safety, including fire-detection and fighting equipment
  • Oversee and supervise the planning, scheduling and execution of new construction and remodeling projects; ensuring project completion on time and within budget

Key Attributes and Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of mechanical units (HVAC), electrical, grounds care, buildings, carpentry, playground equipment and safety
  • Working knowledge of applicable Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA)
  • Sound knowledge and compliance with regulations, codes and specifications relevant to the role
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated high level of effective leadership skills


Interested candidates should direct a well-motivated application letter to the HR Administrator, and attach a current detailed CV, Certified ID, Certified Qualifications Copies and a Police Clearance Certificate to or hand deliver to the HR Office. Shortlisted candidates will be informed within 2 weeks from the closing date and will then be required to complete further selection requirements.


(The Board of Lebone II reserves the right to not fill the position at their discretion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.)

Closing Date
Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng
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