Major Opportunity at British American Tobacco

Major Opportunity at British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

Facilities Manager

Job Purpose
Manages the operations and resources of the Facilities Department, liaises with stakeholders and clients (internal & external) to ensure optimal service levels and engages in continuous business improvement in order to provide a conducive working environment and hospitality services necessary for the achievement of cooperate objectives using cost effective solutions and best practices.

Key Responsibilities
Business Objectives

  •     Ensure that all aspects of the business is provided with the necessary support with a view of achieving organisational goals and objectives. These will include maintaining a clean, conducive and comfortable working environment that meets the desired corporate image.
  •     Deal with escalated queries from Facilities Administrators
  •      Develop, align, communicate and implement Facilities strategy that reflects the Company objectives
  •     Establish and manage Facilities as a front office service department to provide effective support ensure alignment with business objective.
  •     Ensure that EHS standards are fully observed by internal and external stakeholders within the premises in line with Company policy
  •     Management of guesthouse, hotels and travel desks for optimal utilization of resources and global compliance
  •     Records management and reports generation to ensure data integrity, provide awareness on utilization of resources and for necessary planning
  •     Act as the Financial Manager for Facilities In terms of: Providing the necessary guidelines and systems, monitor and assist with the preparation of the annual departmental budget in conjunction with HR Company Plan
  •     Report monthly on actual spend vs. budget to HRLT
  •     Investigate and explain budget deviations
  •     Manage relocation (accommodation) of assignees in Nigeria in accordance with set policies and guidelines and ensure that necessary immigration documents are processed in line with HR requirements
  •     Provide top support to all international assignees by ensuring that they are provided with adequate accommodation, equipped with furniture and fixtures necessary for their comfort and wellbeing in line with company policy and standard

People Objectives :

  •     Ensure that individual and team performance targets are identified, measured, feedback given and appropriate developmental or other corrective action taken
  •     Develop and align team members’ skills as and when required
  •     Actively engage with clients to ensure their satisfaction with service provided
  •     Ensure that direct reports get basic training in facilities management to help develop them in planning and organisational skills.
  •     Develop and align team members’ skills as and when required

Essential requirements    

  •     Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of Second Class Honors Division (MBA is added advantage)
  •     6-8 years experience (Min of 4 years as a manager) in a similar role gained in an FMCG or multinational environment
  •     Excellent Planning, cordination and organization skills
  •     Good communication and interpersonal skills ·
  •     Basic computer skills in the use of Windows XP, word, LN, Excel, Power point etc
  •     High energy and ability to manage multiple priorities / projects at the same time
  •     Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple tasks
  •     Experience in managing facilities and work comfortably with people from different background and cultural values

Method of Application

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