Group Technical Operations Manager – Mechanical Engineer (Hospital Group) – Southern Suburbs, Cape Town 461 views

Job Overview


  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Preferably be a member of the Clinical Engineering Association of South Africa (CEASA)
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership position within technical operations in the healthcare sector.
  • Strong leadership and management abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good analysis, judgement skills and attention to detail
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to cope well under pressure
  • Must be customer focused
  • Must have a high level of reliability and accountability
  • Must have a driver’s license and own transport to travel between facilities


Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the technical operations for the Group, ensuring the efficient functioning of infrastructure, equipment, and the optimal performance of technical operations in the interests of patient care, safety and efficiency
  • Provide leadership support to the various technical teams in line with client’s vision and mission
  • Collaborate with the relevant stakeholders to identify technical needs, assess requirements, and develop solutions to enhance operational efficiency
  • Manage the Group’s procurement functions, by delivering on all operational procurement requirements including sourcing, negotiating, and procuring capex equipment at competitive prices
  • Source suitable suppliers and contractors associated with different skills required for different types of services and projects
  • Manage supplier meetings and achieve targeted cost savings through negotiation and contract management
  • Conduct research on products or equipment and maintain expert knowledge of the respective supply markets, competitors, and product / service innovations
  • Drive improvement projects and contribute to continuous improvement activities
  • Assist with various technical systems, including medical equipment, HVAC systems, electrical and mechanical services, water generation and reticulation, electrical generators, UPS and supply, gas distribution, and communication systems
  • Participate in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives to manage the annual capex budget, ensure optimal allocation of resources and cost-effective utilisation Prepare relevant reports / information requested and participate in development meeting briefings
  • Manage risk within areas of responsibility and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and industry standards related to technical operations, equipment maintenance, and safety
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers, and partner with key stakeholders to ensure improved efficiency and service delivery
  • Stay up to date with industry best practices and adapt where necessary
  • Ensure adherence to policies, procedures and protocols that support the hospitals services


Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

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