Looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are always on the lookout for the right individuals to join our passionate team. Spier attracts good people who love what they do, who want to make a contribution and be part of a team that excels. Our business is warm, full-hearted, open and supportive – thanks to our people. If integrity, pride and good wine(!) matter to you, you might just have found your place in the sun - on our farm.

Positions Available

Facilities Manager (Riverbank)

We're recruiting for a proactive and experienced Facilities Manager to oversee the comprehensive management of our facilities and properties. The ideal candidate will ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of all physical assets, manage property leases and contracts, oversee security and hospitality maintenance teams, coordinate new projects, and maintain IT network infrastructure and related services. The farm consists of a hotel, spa, wine cellar, nursery, food garden, waste plant, aerobic wastewater treatment plant, and freshwater supply plant.

Responsibilities include:

• Manage and oversee the maintenance, repair, and operation of all company facilities, including buildings, equipment, and grounds.
• Develop and implement maintenance schedules and procedures to ensure the proper functioning of all facilities.
• Lead and manage new infrastructure projects from inception to completion, including planning, budgeting, scheduling, and coordination of contractors and stakeholders.
• Coordinate with vendors, contractors, and service providers to ensure timely and cost-effective maintenance and repairs.
• Manage property leases, contracts, and tenant relationships for all company-owned or leased properties.
• Oversee security measures for all facilities, including surveillance systems, access control, and emergency response protocols.
• Review, adapt and implement security policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of employees and assets.
• Implement and oversee health and safety management protocols specific to a hospitality property, ensuring compliance with regulations and promoting a safe environment for guests and staff.
• Manage a hospitality maintenance team responsible for maintaining the upkeep of guest-facing areas and amenities.
• Oversee IT network infrastructure, ensuring the smooth operation of all technology systems.
• Responsible for developing and overseeing the property budget and providing reports on facility management, water, waste, renewable energy, and electricity consumption objectives.

Experience and Qualifications:

• Appropriate qualifications in facilities and project management. Proven track record and expertise in facilities and property management systems and practices.
• Security management
• Project management
• Hospitality maintenance and best practice
• IT infrastructure planning and management
• Excellent organisational, communication, and leadership skills in managing teams and engaging an extended stakeholder group.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
• Proficiency in using Microsoft 365 and Teams, facilities management software, security systems, project management tools, and IT infrastructure management tools.
• We are looking for an individual who shares our values and takes pride in their work and by extension, the property.
• Due to the nature of the hospitality business, this position is required to work over weekends and public holidays as rostered.