Swiss Re Is Recruiting: Corporate Real Estate and Services (CRES) Intern – South Africa


Corporate Real Estate and Services (CRES) 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:

Support Facility Management
Support in managing internal Ticketing tool
Technical Conference support and room set up
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
Manage office suppliers
Perform Health & Safety Building checks
Prepare & Process invoices for payment

This role is being filled on 12 months contract.

About the team
You will work closely with the CRES local team. The CRES Swiss Re 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
Fresh graduate with maximum 1 year of working experience
Strong administration skills
Problem solving skills
Great attention to detail and analytical acumen
Ability to work independently and within a team
Accountable & Reliable individual
Strong customer focus with excellent interpersonal and communication skill
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)

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