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Corporate Real Estate and Services Intern

About the role

We offer a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate with an exceptional academic record in our Swiss Re Africa Corporate Real Estate and Services division based in Cape Town. The role will allow you to gain insight into the maintenance and operation of all building operating systems, property management, project management and supporting the team with putting together long-term preventative maintenance programs. This role will allow you to support a high performing local team and be exposed to a broader global CRES community, to learn best practice and evolve your operational/technical skills.

Specific responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Facility Management 
  • Support in managing ContactOne Ticketing 
  • Perform general maintenance/repairs and oversee contractor requirements 
  • Liaise with vendors to plan infrastructure servicing requirements 
  • Maintain Access Control system and compile monthly reports 
  • Ensure all permits, licences and inspections are current and properly documented 
  • Co-ordinate courier requirements for local, import and export items 
  • Support the local Archiving requirements 
  • Maintain and update CRES vendor agreements and service level agreements
  • Support with Safety & Security related tasks 
  • Perform Health & Safety Building checks 
  • Prepare & Process invoices for payment 
  • Any other requirement as reasonably requested

About the team

You will work closely with the CRES local team. The CRES Intern supports the whole team in ensuring all CRES related activities are coordinated accordingly and to the set standards.

About You

  • Minimum, tertiary qualification but not limited to qualification in Facility/Building Management, Workspace / Design Management, Operations Management 
  • Minimum 12months work experience not required in the related field 
  • Strong administration skills 
  • Problem solving ability 
  • Great attention to detail and analytical acumen 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team 
  • Accountable individual 
  • Strong customer focus with excellent interpersonal and communication skill 
  • Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates 
  • Strong technical ability 
  • The role will require physical movement and can be physically demanding ( moving of furniture /setting up of meeting rooms/picking up archiving boxes/ climbing on ladders, these are a few examples)

[This is your opportunity to join Swiss Re, one of the world's leading reinsurers.]

Go to apply now and submit your application today.

  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Architecture, Construction, Design and User Experience,

  • Workrights:

    South African Citizen, South African

  • Locations:

    Cape Town

  • Closing Date:30th Nov 2018, 9:59 pm


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