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Company Name: APM Terminals B.S.c

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Job Reference No.: FM-002

Job Title: Facilities Manager

Job Posting End Date: 25-Feb-2018

Company Profile:

APM Terminals Bahrain was established for managing and operating the international, public port of Bahrain in a safe, efficient, customer minded and profitable manner and to be known and recognized as such.

Job Description:

  • Ensures the highest level of maintenance, readiness and repair of terminal facilities and infrastructure.
  • Manages leads and develops the facilities team to ensure continuous improvement of the team.
  • Supports the EMR GM on developing the EMR department and department talents.

Main Tasks:

  • Provides the operating direction for the Facilities Section.
  • Sets goals and objectives for maintenance services.
  • Guides supervisors in resolving obstacles so that goals can be met.
  • Analyses performance statistics and trends in order to identify areas for improvement.
  • Ensures good communications between EMR and other departments.
  • Ensures good communications throughout Maintenance group and their group interactions so that activities are running smoothly on a regular basis.
  • Holds staff meetings with supervisors and technicians on daily facilities works and maintenance contracts.
  • Distributes information memorandums on current issues.
  • Practices management “by walking around” to observe and obtain feedback about conditions, issues, and general environment.
  • Provides reliable service to other department ensuring facilities are in a state of readiness, well-maintained, and that all steps are taken in preventative maintenance and parts availability.
  • Monitors productivity levels to ensure efficient maintenance operations.
  • Ensures the purchase of appropriate parts/equipment/materials for maintaining facilities and technical services.
  • Ensures all facilities and infrastructure are maintained at the highest level of technical vendor standards in a cost effective manner.
  • Ensures safety, health and environmental standards are met throughout the operation.
  • Attends weekly and monthly safety meetings and supports the GM EMR is enforcing safety regulations and holding accountable employees that do not follow APM Terminals Bahrain safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensures all accidents/injuries are investigated thoroughly and reviews them with the management team.
  • Reviews all environmental issues (i.e., oil spills, pollution, etc.) with appropriate personnel.
  • Works closely with HSSE dept to ensure safety policies, rules, and regulations are reviewed, revised, issued and posted on an on-going basis.
  • Ensures that company policies overall are applied consistently and fairly within EMR
  • Ensures maintenance staff is familiar with company policies.
  • Reviews discipline within the work group to ensure fairness and consistency, and meeting the test of reasonableness.
  • Meets with employees whenever necessary to clarify and discuss policy, procedures, and rules issues.
  • Provides supervision and direction for the EMR Department including the following:
    • When openings occur in the department, participates in interviews and selection decisions as appropriate.
    • Provides direction and instruction to subordinate staff, providing regular feedback and regular appraisals.
    • Follows company management policies and procedures in the application of managing subordinates.
    • Participates in career plan development for subordinates.
  • Ensures appropriate technical training is provided for various levels of staff. Reviews periodically the training schedule and changing needs of the group.
  • Maintains up-to-date information and knowledge on new developments in the area of facilities management and maintenance requirements.
  • Seeks out best practices within the industry and internationally to ensure continuous improvement within the organization.
  • Reviews and approves instructions regarding maintenance systems and procedures.

Preferable Candidate Profile:

Skills required for the role (General Skills and Technical Skills):

  • Must be able to demonstrate leadership and influencing skills.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment in order to set priorities.
  • Requires excellent supervisory skills, including planning, organizing, and directing work.
  • Requires intermediate verbal and written communications skills in English, in addition to effective interpersonal skills.
  • Requires exceptional time management, due to fast-moving, demanding work environment.
  • Requires Bahrain driver’s license, with good driving record.
  • Equipment and Applications: Must be able to use a desktop computer with ease of MS Office software applications.

Experience Required:

  • Requires at least five to seven years of general supervisory experience in facilities or construction field.
  • Must have experience in maintenance and repair of facilities along with relevant qualifications and experience in medium voltage (66Kva)

Qualification Required:

  • Requires bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in electrical field. Some experience in civil works is a plus.
  • Completion of certificate program in supervisory/management principles is a plus
  • Technical knowledge in electrical, especially general maintenance of medium voltage installations. (66Kva)
  • Must have knowledge of general supervisory principles

Language Required: Requires ability to communicate fluently in both English and Arabic

Location: Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Hidd – Kingdom of Bahrain

Reporting Line: GM – Technical Services

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