Church Of Jesus Christ seeks a Temple Site and Facilities Manager | Jobs263

Temple Site and Facilities Manager

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  • Post Date: November 8, 2020
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Job Overview

Job Family: Facilities & Real Estate
Department: Special Projects Department


The Special Project Department provides an environment where temple patrons may have a positive and uplifting experience by building and maintaining temples at standards established by the First Presidency


During temple construction, under the direction of the Project Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Manage project materials and equipment procurement and verify that the materials and equipment meet the specifications and/or shop drawings and submittals
  • Review and submit monthly contractor and subcontractor change orders as required by the Project Manager
  • Participating in monthly job cost reviews to declare project status as directed by the Project Manager
  • Ensures that onsite work activities and completed products complies with the project specifications and Church standards
  • Evaluates the schedule as necessary to meet milestones
  • Able to prepare regular project status reports for Church leadership
  • Being the communication link between the Church, project manager, local government, architects, general contractor, and local leaders
  • Interacts with all Church departments to ensure that policy and procedures are carried out and objectives are met
  • Participates in obtaining permits and resolving other regulatory requirements as required by Project Manager and Consultants

When Temple construction is complete, candidate will transition into the role Temple Facilities Manager; responsibilities will Include:

  • Assures a smooth coordination of temple physical facilities administration through budget preparation, needs planning, report preparation, regular operational review
  • Maintains a properly trained staff through course work and in organized “on the job training” programs and by selecting a highly qualified staff
  • Assures that work in section is of high quality and meets temple standards of excellence through regular supervision and facilities assessment
  • Assures that physical systems used in the temple operate at maximum efficiency though preventive maintenance.
  • Assures proper pre-planning for renovation and closedown needs through coordination with architects, contractors, and planners and Temples and Special Projects Division
  • Assists temple presidency or recorder as needed by performing special assignments as assigned
  • Sees that all security risks and needs are met with utmost professionalism by overseeing the functioning of a coordinated security program for the temple


  • Must hold a current / valid temple recommend
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, Engineering or Facilities and/or Project Management or related field is required
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Construction Management, Industrial Plant or Large Commercial Maintenance of Facilities and Operations
  • Minimum of two (2) years professional project management experience and a successful track record of managing a project from conceptual planning to completion
  • Has an in-depth knowledge of commercial construction processes and construction laws and practices, which includes understanding building codes, design plans, construction drawings, and specifications for a given project
  • Strong leadership, managerial, and interpersonal skills mandatory, with technical and organizational abilities required to direct a large physical plant operation
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively work independently and as a team member to achieve organizational and customer goals
  • Demonstrate ability to professionally present self through in-person interactions and verbal and written communication
  • Must possess strong financial and business acumen
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers and associated packages and MS Programs.
  • Has a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain a passport if/when necessary


Application Closing Date: 30 November 2020
Estimated Start Date: 01 January 2021
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience5-10 Years
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