Property Management Intern Job Opportunities at ABSA Bank 2022


Property Management Intern Job Opportunities at ABSA Bank 2022

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Job Summary

Deliver Corporate Real Estate Solutions (CRES) managed services under signed contract

Job Description

CRES Strategy and Engagement (5%)

Develop detailed analysis and reporting of the Real Estate portfolio, maintenance costs and CRES projects to inform the Operations strategy

Property Management (30%)

  • Support the Property manager to Ensure that property portfolios are appropriately managed on a day-to-day basis including oversight of both capital investment projects and engineering projects.
  • Premises and properties accountability through tracking and owning all issues end to end.
  • Provision and maintenance of furniture, fittings, and equipment, including periodic tracking and verification of fixed asset movement.
  • Ensure lease information is complete and accurate
  • Ensure vendor invoices are received, documented and after payments provide proof of payment.
  • Together with The Property Manager, ensure compliance with local and Group SHE regulations

Deliver service excellence to stakeholders (15%)

  • All queries received are tracked and processed and any pending queries are escalated to the line manager with reason for not being able to accomplish
  • Ensure third parties complaints are handled according to laid down procedures on complaint handling
  • Institute and analyse periodical internal customer perception survey to improve customer satisfaction
  • Maintain excellent liaison with other suppliers and internal customers (staff)
  • Ensure 100% projects completed on time

Administration (50%)

  • Together with the Property Manager Develop meaningful MI that will assist the stakeholders in tracking performance
  • Ensure availability of accurate and reliable information when requested
  • Build and maintain an effective relationship between Commercial Services Unit and all other Business functions
  • Administration of Property Management helpdesk

Risk and Controls Objectives

  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Absa Operational Risk Framework and internal Absa Policies and Standards
  • Manage risk and control effectively by applying applicable risk frameworks and embedding a positive risk culture
  • Understanding of your own role in the end-to-end processes in which you play a part, including applicable risks and controls.
  • Adhere to Absa’s policies and procedures applicable to its own role, demonstrating sound judgment and responsible risk management.
  • Report all risk events / incidents / issues using the defined process for your business area and help to understand why these happened and how to prevent them in future.
  • Proactively look for ways to improve the control environment by considering what could go wrong in the processes you operate and how errors could be prevented.
  • Continuous and proactive engagement with regulatory bodies, unions where applicable
  • All mandatory training completed to deadline

Technical skills / Competencies

  • Tertiary qualification in the building sciences
  • Professionally qualified to at least degree level
  • Proven experience in project management
  • Proven ability as self-starter, with track record of achievement of goals and targets
  • Experience of interpretation and development of management information
  • Analytical and financial understanding of service cost models and lifetime cost of acquisition

Knowledge, Expertise and Experience

A candidate should be a holder of bachelor’s degree in Architecture/Quantity Surveying/Construction Management/Building Engineering or any other relevant discipline.


Bachelor’s Degree: Architecture, Bachelor’s Degree: Quantity Surveying (Required)


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