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Career Profile: Facilities Manager

The Career Profile of the Facilities Manager will be described in this article. The job entails the operation and management of a building’s facilities on a daily basis.

A facilities manager is in-charge of all things big and small within an estate, such as overseeing contract managements, conducting regular appraisal checks for the building, as well as all other refurbishment and renovation works.

He will have to be a good team player as communication is essential to ensure smooth running of all the operations in the estate. He also has to be able to work independently as a leader, to plan and direct operational works and react to unforeseeable circumstances.

It would be beneficial for one to possess a Diploma in Building Management/ Diploma in Building Services Engineering, as well as to have some experience in managing high-rise buildings.