Facilities Associate at Andela

Andela provides companies with access to the top 1% of global tech talent. We identify high-potential developers on the African continent, shape them into world-class technical leaders, and pair them with companies as full-time, distributed team members. Accelerate your product roadmap while minimizing time spent interviewing, on-boarding, and training new hires.

Job Title: Facilities Associate

Job description

Type: Full Time

Junior-Mid Level

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About Andela

Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.

At Andela, we find the brightest young people in Africa, train them to be world-class developers, and connect them with employers around the world looking for top technical talent. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.

We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen

About The Facilities Associate – Nigeria

Andela is seeking a Facilities Associate to help maintain all Andela buildings and grounds facilities. It entails supervision of tasks related to HVAC, electrical, plumbing, security, environmental, safety, procurement, custodial and event coordination. This position requires a team player attitude, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attention to details and project coordination. The Facilities Associate should have the ability to collaborate with and support all stakeholders/interfaces.

In This Job You Will

Support the facilities manager in ensuring that all our facilities conform to Andela Facilities management standards in addition to global health, safety, security and environment standards.

You Will Also

Supervise the cleaning and housekeeping in all facilities
Manage the store by keeping accurate store record
Document all routine tasks carried out and document all materials used for easy tracking
Track all PPM works and ensure they are carried out
Assist with vendor/contractor supervision
Closely monitor equipment maintenance. Also maintain accurate records of all maintenance & repairs.
Oversee and provide event co-ordination
Monitor suppliers’ performance in line with KP!s, contractual obligations and SLA
Work with the Facilities Manager to report problems, solutions, and costs associated. Provide a weekly status update on any pending project
Work with Facilities Manager to manage annual facility budget
Assist with the procurement of all request and supplies
Regularly inspect properties for any maintenance or areas of concern
Ensure compliance and implementation of policies as they relate to facilities
Maximise the cost of individual events by creating and tracking budgets for each event, in agreement with the Facility Manager
Liaise with technical staff to ensure timely and correct set up and delivery of operational aspects of events including lighting, sound, staging etc.
Support office logistics and travel management activities as required
Undertake any other duties as requested by the senior management team, in accordance with the scope and responsibilities of the role
Consult/work with other senior managers on specific initiatives as required

As The Ideal Candidate For This Role You

Must have good interpersonal skills
Must work effectively with and collaborate with others
Must be self-motivated and willing to serve
Must have ability to execute projects systematically
Must be meticulous and be a stickler for orderliness and cleanliness
Must have ability to manage artisans and technicians
Must be proficient in computer applications using Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, etc.
Must have good organizational and communication skills
Must possess a minimum of 3 years experience in facilities management and supervising others

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skill to build manage established Facilities Management(FM) systems
Ability to supervise a team
Attention to detail
Ability to quickly build trust with staff, vendors, and junior staff.
Computer literacy and ability to use excel to create FM reports
Ability to adapt and scale operations rapidly
Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.

Benefits & Compensation

Full-time compensation
Medical coverage
Breakfast and Lunch provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
Oh, and a chance to change the world!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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